PROMO: Karate Heat by Eiichi Kitano and MORE

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I last posted. I am pretty busy with freelance work and summer classes start next week for me. If everything goes well, I should graduate in December 2018! *sobs* I’ve been in college on & off for a longass time and switched my degree and university AND kinda failed math classes on the way… I have weak motivation which delayed my graduation for a while…

Karate Heat by Eiichi Kitano

cover for Karate Heat

taken from Kodansha Comics

This has been a secret for a while, but I worked on Karate Heat (てのひらの熱を) by Eiichi Kitano. [MangaUpdates] [MyAnimeList]. It’s a shonen series about… KARATE! (lol)

“All you need is the floor and your body. Then all that’s left is to make a fist.” Shinya Kinoshita, a boy with incredible posture, and Takumi Yanagiya, the 6-time elementary school national champion meet one day by chance … but surely it’s fate. As the two laugh and are drawn to each other, the stage is set for this story of the Kawasaki Ukishima Junior High School Karate Club—a fun-filled martial-arts journey full of friendship and smiles begins now!

Check out volume 1 on Bookwalker, Comixology, or Kindle! Series link HERE!

I’ve also done freelance work for Manga.club which is the English branch of TORICO. There haven’t been many A-list series on it yet, but they’re planning on adding more BL/yaoi titles and they’re currently serializing a great biography manga about Jose Rizal, a Filipino hero!

I Don’t Even Have Time to Live by Nakano

Another project that I worked on: I Don’t Even Have Time to Live (生きてる暇もない。) by Nakano [Mangaupdates] [original]. It’s an essay manga about daily depression and struggling to stay alive in this bleak world.

Well, that’s because I spend most of my time leaning against the wall, thinking of wasteful thoughts. But I’m barely still alive, despite everything. “I Don’t Even Have Time to Live” is an essay comic about the life of Nakano, who struggles every day just to simply… alive. The comic tackles depression theme in an uncomplicated and relatable manner, making us realize that such experience is actually not so distanced with our everyday’s life.

Read it HERE!