Friday, December 27, 2013

I HAN IT… for Eunice!

I wanted to draw something for Suoh for being my awesome assistant and for that art trade from so long ago..! _:(´□`」 ∠):_ This is my third(?) attempt to draw Eunice, because… Well, I don’t know why, but I guess the previous attempts felt “lacking” somehow? (シ_ _)シ

I’ve been meaning to add a little something to my angel coat design for KARMA. The angels will be needing a hood for future chapters, and Eunice was the perfect model for the new design. ヽ(。ゝω・。)ノ I’m a little iffy with how it looks when the hood is up, so there will surely be more changes to the final design once it premiers in the manga!

Anyhow, since this has an evil a holiday feel to it, belated Merry Christmas, everyone! ヾ(^ ^ゞ

Friday, December 20, 2013

Kurohiko’s Art Summary 2013

I wanted to do this meme every year, and at the same time, I also wanted to make a new Facebook banner for my artist’s page. I somehow came up with this design, but I’m pretty sure I saw it somewhere before…

Anyway, from the look of things, some months were more productive than others. Some were also so busy with manga work that I was not able to color any illustrations at all! Which is a good thing in my book! I really hope I will have even more manga projects in 2014! Not so much that I won’t be sleeping anymore, but at least enough to make me want to do this full time!

Has anyone else here made an Art Summary yet? ☆* o(≧▽≦)o *☆

Oh No! Manga at Comic Fiesta 2013!

If you’re in Malaysia for the holidays, you might want to check us out at Comic Fiesta taking place at the KL Convention Center on December 21-22! ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Crystal Shadows: Heartache

I need to know that, if we made each other complete, then why am I alone?

I want to know why you made me fly and touch the sky?
I want to know if the angels wept the day we met
I want to know if I can’t live without you then how am I going to get through?

I don’t know why we said goodbye, but I want to know…

Song Lyrics from “I Wanna Know” by Darren Hayes

After I heard the song on my playlist, I felt like drawing Erin resting her head on Jeremy’s back. This isn’t really part of the storyline, but then again, I suppose it might be? (ღ˘⌣˘ღ) ♫・*:.。. .。.:*・

I hope you all will have a very, Merry Christmas~! 。*:★(´・ω・人・ω・`)。:゜★。

Sunday, December 15, 2013

FBBF: Mokong in Black and White

If you weren’t able to get that Mokong print from our beloved Manager, never fear! o(-`д´- 。)

Purchase the 2nd book in the series and you’ll get…

…the black and white version? ( ̄□ ̄;)

Ok, ok, maybe that isn’t really any consolation, but I had to think of a way to show this off right? Right?! (oT-T)尸

Maybe this should be entitled “black and white pandesal” instead. (¬‿¬)

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

GOLD Manga – A Short Review

First of all, congratulations to my friends and fellow artists, Enjelicious, Jeff Nice, and their authors, Alyloony, Aril Diane, HaveYouSeenThisGirl, and A.B. Castueras! The manga looks very good, and I also found the stories to be quite interesting! I’ll definitely look forward to the second volume!

I promised them that I’d write a review, so… here goes!

Nine Stars | written by: Alyloony | illustrated by: Enjelicious

This might be my favorite story in the anthology. I found Claire to be very cute both in the way she looks and her overall personality. I might actually start counting nine stars for nine straight nights… maybe I will have my wish granted too.

I’m hoping there will be a continuation, since I want to know more about Claire, but the story ended nicely anyway. Alyloony is easily becoming one of my favorite authors.

Superstar | written by: Aril Diane | illustrated by: Jeff Nice

This definitely had a Korean drama / Kpop feel to it (and knowing Aril, it’s no wonder). This story is also short and sweet, and had a good enough ending to give me a bit of closure. I’m not too fond of Chris, who I admit, had all the right intentions, but… argh! He’s just so frustrating! But he did make a great comeback in the very end. I have to commend Jeff for that last page’s illustration because that was really effective!

Waiting for the Train | written by: HaveYouSeenThisGirl | illustrated by: Enjelicious

I’m a bit biased since I’m a fan of HYSTGS and Enjelicious but… REALLY?! DID IT HAVE TO END THAT WAY??? REALLY???!?! I wanted to throw the book for making me feel all these EMOTIONAL KNOTS but… argh…

Putting that aside, this was another good, one-shot story that has unexpected twists. Just one thing: I’m not really sure why Train Girl had to narrate the three things the train did to her before it was shown in the manga itself. It felt a bit redundant, but it’s completely minor, since it did set up the story very nicely.

Once Upon a Time | written by: A.B. Castueras | illustrated by: Jeff Nice

This is the only one that had a “to be continued” at the very end. Looking good so far! I love Skye very much, because if I wasn’t an artist, I’d be a police officer.

No, seriously.

I’m a little confused, though. Why take away the guy’s bed? That’s an absolute no-no in my book! (Unless I’m running after a deadline, well…) He went on a date like his sister asked, so why punish the guy? Also, that trip feels like it came out of no where.

Then again, there was this:

And that really disrupted the pacing.

Overall, the manga was a good buy, and I’ll be eagerly waiting for the second volume.

However, on a side note, the event I went to just to get the first release of this book was… not such a good experience.

I had arrived early (around 10:30 am), but the line for book purchasing was near horrifying by the time. With my ticket number as my queue, I had to wait nearly 5 hours just to buy the books.

Given the popularity of the authors under PSICOM, I don’t understand why they didn’t set up more counters to accommodate more people, quickly as easily. I’m pretty sure there were many who just wanted to buy the books, since the autograph event started much later, but I guess this was a marketing strategy (or they really didn’t think there’d be such a huge turnout).

Plus, the venue was uncomfortably hot.

I think I may be getting old… conventions like these are just too much for me to handle now. Next time? I’m waiting for the store release… Sorry guys… I love you and all, but I’m getting way too old for this. m(_ _)m

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Gift: Artists’ Sketch Card from HollowPoint Studios

I’ve had these for a while now, but I haven’t had the chance to scan them properly until tonight. ヾ(*>n<)ノ

These are tiny, gold, cards about 2.5 by 3.5 inch in size. ヽ(*≧ω≦)ノ I was somehow lucky to get two of these from two very talented artists of HollowPoint Studios! Thank you guys! I’m getting hard plastic cases for these to keep them safe!

I think I mentioned to Sir Bernce that I’ll be featuring these in Oh No! Manga Book 2, but unfortunately, we were running around like headless chickens at the time and thus, ran out of time to sneak them into a fanart section for KARMA! No worries though, I’ll catch up by the time it’s book 3. (I hope!)

Thank you once again! These are such lovely gifts~! (ノ* >ω<)ノ*:・゚✧

Friday, December 6, 2013

My FBBF Doujinshi (Fanart Manga)

I gave him the box and he just looked at it. I wasn’t sure if he was angry? Annoyed? I had no idea what was going through his mind.

Then, he smiled quietly while looking at the box in his hands.

“It hurts.”

Translated version of an excerpt from
My Facebook Boyfriend for Real 2
by A.B. Castueras

My heart is broken. Please let me move on. ((´﹏`*))゚

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Angels’ Conversation

I could actually imagine this title having a crossover story with Mark 9 Verse 47, since they have the same mood.

Excerpt from Miss Joanah’s “Indie Thang: Komikon 2011 (part 3)

That got me interested. I’ve always loved stories that involved angels, may it be fiction or non-fiction. So I hunted around Komikon, and after a couple of hasty passes, I finally gathered up the courage to approach Miss Tepai and buy her books.

Miss Joanah was right. I can easily imagine Visdei being visited by one of KARMA’s angels… I’d bet Rei would be very protective of him, even if Visdei doesn’t want anyone to “mother hen” him. (*≧▽≦)ノシ))

I was thinking about drawing a very annoyed Visdei with Rei, but then I saw Michael, and another idea came to me: If Dominic were to listen to anyone aside from God, it would be Michael. And then, I found this, and inspiration took over.

I wonder what they could be talking about? ヾ(^ω^★)ノ

I’m still worried about Michael’s colors, but oh well, c’est la vie! I just hope I didn’t ruin him! ヽ(*≧ω≦)ノ

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Jeremy (Crystal Shadows) in KARMA: Chapter 3

“Did you know that Jeremy Chan is actually one of the main characters in ‘Crystal Shadows’? And that he guest stared in KARMA: Chapter 3?” ヽ(・ω・ゞ)

Ok, so my announcement is extremely late, but hey, better late than never? No?

Anyway, if you haven’t noticed it yet, KARMA features a bunch of my original characters from several different series. For Chapter 3, I decided to write a story about doctors, and Jeremy seemed like the perfect candidate to crossover into the world of KARMA. ヾ(*´∇`)ノ

The events in Chapter 3 occurs several years after Crystal Shadows, where Jeremy is now studying to become a doctor, and one of his first assignments is to volunteer at the People’s Hospital of New Manila. Once there he unknowingly meets two angels, and a little girl that will change his life forever.

Chapter 3 was supposed to be a 2-part story, but seeing how popular it is, I might just have to write an epilogue for the 3rd issue of the Oh No! Manga Anthology. ☆* o(≧▽≦)o *☆

Crystal Shadows Butler Cafe

When I attended Komikon 2013 last 16th of November, I was approached by a representative of “BLush”, a yaoi convention in U.P. (((( ;°Д°)))) I was a bit startled and absolutely embarrassed, since I don’t really draw yaoi, or BL for that matter (but I had received a few comments saying that my art has a yaoi-vibe to it). ヽ( ̄д ̄;)ノ I wonder why? Is it because I like drawing bishounen? AM I ACTUALLY A CLOSET FUJOSHI?! ( ≧Д≦)

Anyway, my tablemates and I were laughing about how embarrassed I was about yaoi. A resident fujoshi then asked, “Why? Don’t you like butlers?”

And that’s how I just had to draw Jeremy and Dylan as butlers. (^^ゞ

I’m debating as to whether or not I should use this for the cover of 4th Leaf in Crystal Shadows. It doesn’t have anything to do with the chapter, but then again, minus the 3rd, the 1st and 2nd covers don’t have anything to do with the comic either. 。(*^▽^*)ゞ

Oh well, please enjoy the eyecandy! ₍₍ ◝(・ω・)◟ ⁾⁾

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Diary of an Ugly Girl: I Wish She was Me…

“It’s alright if you never fall in love with me… What’s important is that there will come a time when the person you love will love you back.”

Translation is not that accurate, but that’s the best that I could come up with without making the lines sound redundant. 「(゚ペ) You get the general idea~! ~(‾⌣‾~)

I loved this scene and I’ve been meaning to draw it for a while, but I’ve been so caught up with work that I never had the time. (; ̄Д ̄) To be honest, I really love Chad more than Cross, which is why I’m hesitant to read the 4th and final book. (;*△*;)

I suppose all things must come to an end… Chad will always be number one in my heart, even if I don’t like his line about being a “tissue”. (҂⌣̀_⌣́)

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Mokong Loves Freak (for Real?)

my facebook boyfriend for real fanart mokong and freak

My poor, ignored blog! щ(ಥДಥщ) I felt like I needed a break… So here is a recharge pic of our beloved Mokong and Freak from My Facebook Boyfriend for Real! ヾ(・ω・*)ノ

Anyone else reading this? I wish Book 2 would come out already. o(-`д´- 。)

Saturday, October 19, 2013

好可愛, Neneko!

neneko with oh no manga anthology book 1

- 肉感少女-Neneko

I can’t wait to meet Neneko at OCTO CON 2 tomorrow… at least, I hope I’ll get to meet her since we’ll definitely be super busy! I will have to settle for this photo of her with our book for now.

See you all very soon! *(*´∀`*)☆

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Pandayan Bookshop Surprise?

Translation: @cokho7 Greetings! :) Would it be ok to print this? We’d like to use it for a prize during the #PandayanBooksigning of Miss @berna3gurl

Wow, what really? Well, I have no idea what they’re going to do but I’m pretty sure it will be great! Thank you very much, Pandayan Bookshop! *(*´∀`*)☆ Follow them on twitter to find out what they’re planning!

I think I want a copy of whatever it is they’re gonna do with this, haha! (*-`ω´- )人

Thursday, October 10, 2013

My FBBF Manager

After all that manga work… I relax by doodling even more manga! (,,#゚Д゚)

miss bernadette castueras of my facebook boyfriend for real

I wanted to try coloring with Manga Studio 5 and this is what I came up with. Do you recognize her? She’s A.B. Castueras, the author of My Facebook Boyfriend for Real and the Manager of Red Dragons! ♪ヽ( ⌒o⌒)人(⌒-⌒ )v ♪

…I experimented on her anime portrait. Oh dear… that doesn’t sound very nice, hehe! But hopefully she likes it! ヽ(*・ω・)ノ

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

KARMA: Chapter 3 – Part 2 Sneak Peek!

The concluding paragraph of Chapter 3? Maybe! But here’s an exclusive sneak peek! ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

Exclusively in the Oh No! Manga Anthology Book 2! (❁´◡`❁)*✲゚*

On a side note, we didn’t make it into the finalists for the 3rd Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards, but it was an honor to be nominated anyway! Thanks to everyone for their continued support!

Thanks again to my epic toner, Suoh, and my ever loving editor, Misakichan from Studio 4 Eyes for helping to make this manga a reality! And one more thing:

Thank you, Kuru-san! о(ж>▽<)y ☆

Friday, September 13, 2013

FREE FBBF Prints at the 34th Manila International Book Fair!

Well, hope and pray that they arrive safe and sound at Berna’s place in time for her meet and greet tomorrow! They are very limited because I’m currently very broke, so only 50 people will be getting this print! (ノ≧∀≦)ノ

I left the promo details to Berna, so if you’d like, feel free to contact her through the Red Dragons official Facebook Page for more details! ヾ(^^ゞ)

And if it doesn’t arrive in time for tomorrow’s event?

Maybe you’ll need to play “scavenger hunt” and/or “where’s Wally Berna?” to get it. o(^^o)

Thursday, September 12, 2013


My FBBF Limited Prints

Abangan~! (Stay tuned!) Further announcements will be made as soon as we can confirm any and all details. ♡(*´∀`*)人(*´∀`*)♡

Sunday, September 8, 2013

My Facebook Boyfriend for Real – Swimsuit Meme

my facebook boyfriend for real swimsuit meme


Alexander Weiss Honey Bi’s been so focused on “Free” lately… Can’t I get a little attention too? :(
Bia Mei Kurohiko Hey, don’t call me “Honey Bi”! It’s embarrassing! And what sort of picture is that anyway?! ヽ(≧Д≦)ノ
Alexander Weiss It’s because you’re not giving me any of your time! Can we go the beach again this Sunday? Even if it’s just for the day!
Bia Mei Kurohiko I have a deadline this week. Can we do it next week instead? (;*´Д`)ノ
Alexander Weiss As long as you promise me that we’ll go! :)

I can’t draw abs, darn it. ヽ(#`Д´)ノ I almost typed “My Swimsuit Boyfriend for Real” as the title of this blog entry. (*≧▽≦)ノシ))

I think it’s now slowly becoming a Facebook trend/meme, so I decided to post a new art of Alexander on a Facebook layout. Honey mentioned that there should be an imaginary boyfriend competition and what immediately popped into my head was the swimsuit category.

…wait, no, it’s because I can’t draw abs well! That’s why I wanted to try this out! Ok? Just so we’re clear!!! o(>< )o

I need a bit of blood transfusion… *nosebleed* ヾ(×× ) ツ

Saturday, September 7, 2013

My Facebook Boyfriend for Real

I admit… if I were to create a Facebook Account for a fake boyfriend, he’s have blond hair and red eyes, hahaha~ Leave me alone, I want a real blonde bf, ok?! ヾ(*д*)ノ゛

Everyone seems to be bitten by the light novel bug, so here’s my take on Berna’s latest book. ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ It’s the next novel I’m targeting to read, and yes, haha, I will draw the actual character after I read it. I hope she likes it anyway! ヽ(*≧ω≦)ノ

EDIT: After seeing the actual cover (I was looking for it for so long that I gave up and drew my own imaginary BF), Berna and I realized that THIS GUY LOOKS LIKE THAT MOKONG- uh... HER MAIN CHARACTER!!! 。゚(TヮT)゚。 How'd that happen?!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Sketches from Indieket 2013

I was cleaning out my camera’s memory stick when I realized I have yet to post these photos from Indieket! ヽ(#`Д´)ノ

I didn’t get a chance to take photos of Studio 4 Eyes’ table, but a lot of people asked for sketch commissions this time around. I think it’s thanks to the vellum cover on the indieket catalogue, but that’s just me. (。・ω・。)ゞ

My ever-loving supporter, Honey, asked me to sketch on her catalogue. I was the second artist to do so, and her first choice was Pol Medina Jr. of Pugad Baboy! Wow, what an honor! This gal also bought the last copy of KARMA: Chapter 2 – the concluding paragraph, and bought the Oh No! Manga Anthology when I told her Jeremy from Crystal Shadows was in it! ♡(*´∀`*)人(*´∀`*)♡

Come to think of it, I never announced that officially, did I? I better get around to doing that soon… Maybe it’ll boost some sales! Hehe~ ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

These two lovely ladies asked to commission me after seeing my Kaname sketch, the one I used for my sketchy sweepstakes. I’m somewhat familiar with the series, but I’m glad they had reference images of Russia and UK. I was a little nervous because I felt like I needed more time to make their sketches special, but they seemed very happy with what I made for them! ヽ(;▽;)ノ Thank you gals! It made me happy that you were happy! (o;TωT)o

She kinda looks familiar… it can’t be, can it?

This girl I will never forget. Instead of me sales-talking her, she sales-talked me instead! She bought both issues of Studio 4 Eyes and in return, she asked me to sketch on her copy of the catalogue. (*~▽~)

I was hoping and praying someone would ask me to sketch for the whole cover of the catalogue, and wow, were my prayers answered! “ヽ(´▽`)ノ” I was so flattered by her request that I really wanted to make it as pretty and detailed as possible!

Unfortunately, all the said details weren’t captured by my camera. I really liked that cover, and I almost kept it for myself, but hey, a client is a client! (´ε` )♡

Overall, I missed eating a proper lunch, but I sketched a fair amount of decent looking bishies and chibis in the span of a few hours! Not bad for a day’s work, but next time, I better remember to bring powerbars. I don’t want to get an ulcer from doing the work I love to do~ ╮(─▽─)╭

Until next year!

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Sneak Peek into KARMA: Chapter 3 part 2

I’ve decided to try and go full-digital for KARMA: Chapter 3 part 2 after I installed Manga Studio 5 on my PC. I love how natural the G-pen feels, even though I’m using an ordinary wacom pen tablet! (*^3^)/~☆ I’m worried how it will actually look once it’s printed on paper, but it’s too late to back out now!

My pace is a little slower though, since this does take some getting used to. Also, I bought a new monitor since my old CRT one went kapoot! Even though going from CRT to LED is a huge improvement in itself, I’m not used to how clear everything looks on screen! ヾ(´A`)ノ゚

In any case, Dominic looked so lovely in this panel that I had to share it with you guys. He looks different compared to Chapter 3 part 1, but I think he looks nummier here anyway~ (๑・ω-)~♥”

Sunday, August 25, 2013

KARMA: Chapter 2 - Back Online!

With the book being nominated for the 3rd Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards, Oh No! Manga has agreed to let me re-post the manga contents of KARMA: Chapter 2 online!

They’re up for free reading again in the Manga Tab!

Please remember to vote for me online in Filipino Readercon! Here is the ballot: Filipino ReaderCon Ballot. \(^ω^\)

I don’t know how long this will last, but at least now the people will know what they’re voting for. Please note that voting ends September 6, 2013! Thank you so much for your continued support! ヽ(´▽`;)/♪

KARMA Nominated for Filipino ReaderCon 2013

Wow, I didn’t think I would get in when I posted about the 3rd Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards on Facebook, but hey! Look who managed to snag a spot in the Comics / Graphic Novels Category! ヽ(;▽;)ノ

You may find the online ballot here: Filipino ReaderCon Ballot. ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

NOTE: Karma is in page 3 of 4 of the online ballot, listed last in the Comics / Graphic Novels category.

Thanks guys! I’m so happy to be nominated! It feels like a small miracle to win against the top contenders listed but hey! It’s worth a shot! ヾ(*д*)ノ゛

Friday, August 23, 2013

My Second Sketchy Sweepstakes Winner

It would appear that I forgot to update my blog about this… (o;TωT)o Since no one pre-ordered sketches last Komikon Indieket, I picked a second winner for my sketchy sweepstakes. Congratulations, Kuru San! And I hope to see more of X-Arcadia soon! (*^3^)/~☆

Thursday, August 8, 2013

My Sketchy Sweepstakes Winner!

Contratulations to Ken-ken Boom-boon for winning my first Sketchy Sweepstakes on Facebook! I hope you’ll somehow manage to pass by or get someone to pick up your sketch for you on Saturday! (ღ˘⌣˘ღ) ♫・*:.。. .。.:*・

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

My FB Sketchy Sweepstakes!

In celebration of getting 300+ likes on my Facebook Page, I’ll be giving a free sketch to one lucky fan! Plus, s/he can claim it at Komikon Indieket if they’re attending the event!

If you guys are interested, please do:

  1. Like Kurohiko’s Facebook Page
  2. Like Studio 4 Eyes’s Facebook Page
  3. Like and/or Share this photo

The winners will be announced August 8, 2013 and notified via Facebook PM!

Good luck, guys! ☆*・゜゚・*\(^▽^)/*・゜゚・*☆

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Locadol Philippines: Maya

Pixiv | Deviant Art | Facebook

Pandanggo sa Ilaw is a popular folk dance in the Philippines. It involves balancing 3 oil lamps (or sometimes, candles in glasses) one on each hand and one on the top of your head. This dance of lights imitates fireflies at dusk and at night.

For more information on the dance please visit Tagalog Lang~

Wow, is pixiv ever huge and highly annoying! I’m not sure if I’m doing something wrong, but my submission there is pixelated! I tried resubmitting the artwork, but it still comes out the same. I guess I’ll just leave it at that for now. I would have posted a photo but Picasa’s playing tricks with me too! Σ(-`Д´-ノ;)ノ

Friday, July 26, 2013

New Button Pins for Indieket 2013!

ヽ(≧Д≦)ノ Since we can’t finish the third issue in time for Indieket, we’ll be releasing these instead:

Studio 4 Eyes Button Pins will be available at the event for only P25 each! Featuring our two mascots, Misachan and Suoh in our classic logo and one very limited edition button of Jeremy from Crystal Shadows! (ღ˘⌣˘ღ) ♫・*:.。. .。.:*・ And I do mean limited, since I only printed 10 pieces for Jeremy because I don’t have any more money haha!

See you guys in Indieket! ☆*・゜゚・*\(^▽^)/*・゜゚・*☆

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Crystal Shadows: Page 020

Aww, he noticed it right away! (´ ▽ `♥) Ok, Jeremy, I guess you’ve regained some brownie points. Have a cookie! ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ But Dylan is still becoming more adorable than you, hee~! (*^3^)/~☆

Now we’re at the end of the Third Leaf! Uh oh… (o>m<)o I better start drawing the next few pages. Not sure if I can have a few days off to do so as of yet, but we’ll see! I hope you enjoyed the conclusion of the third chapter, however short it may be! More to come soon! ヾ(^ ^ゞ

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Coin & Flour Cameo in Karma Chapter 3!

For those who’ve already read Karma Chapter 3 in the Oh No! Manga Anthology, did you happen to notice the cameo appearance of Coin and Flour? Flour even had a short dialogue, but Coin doesn’t seem amused. o(-`д´- 。)

This was colored partially due to Tom’s request, but it’s really a very late birthday present for Jayron. Happy birthday, Mastur~! And I hope you will have many more birthdays to come! ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

Friday, July 19, 2013

Shingeki no OhNo!

Yupi: I’m treating everyone who’ll stay alive to chocolate ice cream later!
D.Ice: I like how you think, Ohime-sama!
Iinchou: You two can flirt later!

Or something like that! I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time, but I’ve been too busy to do so! I was going to draw Flour so that this will be the same as the cover of our anthology, but Coin refuses to let her fight a Titan! (´ω`♥)

Please take note that this is a paint over from an actual Shingeki no Kyojin screenshot and not completely my own work! Those 3D maneuver gears are a pain… and since the screenshot was so dark, I had to re-draw their legs, so the poses may not be as accurate! ヾ(*≧m≦*)ノ

Oh! And the reason why I flipped the screenshot was because Yupi’s ponytail and hairpin was on her left, so is D.Ice’s earring! (*-`ω´- )人

If you want to try it for yourself, here’s the original screenshot! Enjoy~ ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Crystal Shadows: Page 019

Reminder: All CS pages are in the Manga tab! *points up*

I bet you didn’t see that coming, did you? (⌒▽⌒)☆

You can see the difference in personality between Dylan and Jeremy in this one page. ヽ(*≧ω≦)ノ While Dylan is the overly dramatic type, Jeremy is quiet and straightforward, but they’re really good friends!

Jeremy’s gained a lot of confidence compared to his earlier, elementary years. Mummy’s so proud of you! ヽ(;▽;)

I can’t decide if Jeremy’s a fox or a cat. (o;TωT)o Hehe~

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Crystal Shadows: Page 018

Jeremy, why didn’t you chase after her, darn it? (,,#゚Д゚) What else would that be? Sweat? Blood? Or as Taichou puts it… Saliva?! ヽ(≧Д≦)ノ

Can I just, fangirl a little bit? You know that No Leaf Clover Fan Art I did? Banri saw it and commented on the Vocafusion post! He even shared it on his Facebook! *(*´∀`*)☆ And so did Kei!!! (((o(*゚▽゚*)o)))

Sorry, but it’s not often that people I draw for actually comment about it. As excited as I am about all this… I suddenly feel really embarrassed too. Maybe I should have spent more time drawing them… But I’m also chasing after a deadline so I will just have to draw them another one. ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

I’m gonna go… finish up work so I can sketch them again, ok? (´ω`★)

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

No Leaf Clover ♣

A few days ago, I’ve never even heard of “No Leaf Clover”, but I was impressed that Oh No! Manga and Vocafusion managed to invite a Japanese band to the Philippines in time for Cosplay Camp 2. I listened to a few of their songs on YouTube, and I remember thinking, “wow, they’re pretty good!” So good that when I spotted Inai-san walking around alone in the convention, I pointed him out to Ray and asked him to maybe speak to Inai-san so that I can get a quick photo.

That never happened, because the marshals told us to run along… But oh well, what’s a fan to do? Even though we were guests ourselves, there was no way for the Vocafusion or Oh No! Manga staff to know we were guests since we never got our IDs and uniforms.

Nevertheless, I was so happy that I got to hear them live. They weren’t just good, they were very, very good! And even though I had to stay in my table since I was working, I was awestruck… practically teary-eyed when they performed “World’s Edge”!

If it’s possible to fall in love with someone’s music, I think that’s exactly what happened to me last Sunday. Given the chance, I would have bought their CD and waited in line to meet them and take a photo with them, but I was working! I should have asked for a break, but… ah, it is possibly one of my biggest regrets…

And so, in order to stave off a little of that regret, I drew a quick colored sketch for them (I apologize, but I have so many deadlines right now! But even still…) I hope they’ll manage to see this little gift I made for them:

Thank you for coming to visit your fans in the Philippines, and thank you for helping to make Oh No! Manga Cosplay Camp 2 a success! I hope that I will be able to meet you in person one day, and I sincerely hope you enjoyed your stay here!

Friday, July 5, 2013

Oh No! Manga Cosplay Camp 2: The Coin & Flour Saga

oh no manga cosplay camp 2 the coin and flour saga

Just wanted to post the official announcement! There will be a lot of prizes for the drawing and coloring competition, including copic markers and some last minute prizes from our friends in artline!

I will be a lurking photographer there, and for the indie island, I will be bring limited copies of these:

oha-oha! studio 4 eyes 1 and 2!

Since we didn’t have time to print additional copies of Studio 4 Eyes, we’ll be bringing whatever copies we have left from the previous conventions, haha! WE’re not sure how many there are left, but it’s probably about 20? As for Oha-Oha, I think I have about a handful left.

First come first serve at the first island, tables 5-8! See you at the convention!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Crystal Shadows: Page 017

Those beautiful hands. (●´∀`●)

Oh No! Manga Cosplay Camp 2: The Coin & Flour Saga is coming up this Sunday! I’ll definitely be passing by, though I won’t be around until the end of the event. Please do feel free to approach me and say hi. I’ll probably be wearing my gray neko beanie so I’ll be pretty easy to spot!

See you guys this Sunday! o(≧∇≦o)

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Crystal Shadows: Page 016

crystal shadows webcomic page 16

This is my absolute favorite page! I love how Dylan’s expression came out! He may be a varsity player, but he’s still extremely awkward when it comes to these kinds of situations! Isn’t he just the cutest thing?! ヽ(*≧ω≦)ノ

Please also check out my Facebook Page and Smack Jeeves! I might open a  Manga Magazine account soon too, but after I finish with all my deadlines, ok? (´-ω-`)

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Crystal Shadows: Page 015

And… I didn’t forget it’s Thursday today! Sort of! Here is page 15, and yes, Erin is really short! Then again… She’s standing in front of a basketball varsity player for goodness sake!

I think the manga looks better in this format rather than thumbnails, am I right?

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

aDitLoM: Gender Bender

This actually happened. But it was in Tagalog which you can view here.

What do you guys think? From the side profile, would you have thought Ylagan was a guy or a girl?

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Oh No! Manga Anthology Premiering July 7, 2013

Here are one of the reasons why I’ve been so quiet on the internet lately:

The five major artists of Oh No! Manga have come together to release the first ever 7 x 10 inch manga anthology in the Philippines! Which means Karma is getting a third chapter, and one of the original angels from the first chapter is making a come back.

…honestly, the artwork from Chapter 1 is so old that he doesn’t look anything like he did back then. And since this is a larger page format, that meant I had to draw the pages in a 8 x 11.5 inch sketchbook. And I hate drawing large images. My lines look all weird!

Anyway, I’ll post some sneak peeks sometime within the month. For now, please support us by pre-ordering online. It’s only P250 and shipping is free anywhere in the Philippines~ ♥