My Top 5 Original Webtoons + Canvas Highlights

I've been reading comics on the Webtoon app for almost six years and the appeal of it hasn't dulled since I decided to download it out of sheer curiosity from all the "Siren's Lament" mermaid ads I saw on YouTube. I think for most of the duration of my use of the app, it's been …

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The “Spider-Verse” Style Is Going To Become Overrated

Alright, two unpopular animation opinions: The Peanuts Movie (2015) and the Captain Underpants Netflix show paved the way for this new wave of 2D/3D cell animation that people mostly associate with Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse. Going even further back in history, it could be argued Disney's short: Paperman, was the start. Captain Underpants (2017) You …

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Weak Hero: Discussion About Stephen and Gray’s Relationship

This is not an unbiased analysis, but the aim is to be objective. As always, additional thoughts and constructive criticism are welcome.  If someone were to ask me what I thought of Gray and Stephen’s relationship, I’d sum it up in two words: platonic soulmates. That’s what I believe they are and what I believe …

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The History of the Webtoon “Jackson’s Diary”

Hello there, internet traveler, wary from your journey searching for the mythical "old version" of the Jackson's Diary webtoon by Paola Batalla. I'm here to share what I know, now that the webtoon is at the point where my would-be spoilers are now irrelevant. Anything you hear here is purely for novelty, especially if the author never re-releases the old version of the webtoon. I'll be using both my own screenshots and screenshots I found online as reference. Please keep in mind my memory is not perfect, so take what you read here with a grain of salt.

America’s (Questionably?) High Minimum Legal Drinking Age

Sometimes, folks from other countries act superior about their legal drinking age. Some of their laws permit people as young 16 to drink. Meanwhile, America's drinking legal drinking age is 21 and has no signs of changing, even with "peer pressure" from other countries on sites like say, Reddit. Anyway, doing a little research, America's …

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Miraculous Ladybug: The Highlights of Ladrien

Miraculous Ladybug revolves around what fans call "The Love Square". To explain the dynamics: Ladybug/Chat Noir- One sided Adrien/Marinette- One sided Marinette/Chat Noir- No attraction Ladybug/Adrien- Mutually attracted Today, we're going to be focusing on Ladrien, the mutually attracted pairing between Ladybug and Adrien. This is by far the least popular of the love square …

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Weak Hero: Mini Lily Observation

Cross-posted on Wattpad/AO3 I think Lily’s an interesting character because of the mystery surrounding her. I'm sure most readers chalk up the lack of her presence to her simply not being an important character, but the authors look like they know what they’re doing. For example, the blue-haired kid from Gray’s middle school rarely appears …

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Weak Hero: The Dichotomy of Stephen Ahn

These opinions and interpretations are mine, critical thinking is welcomed and encouraged. Stephen’s Intelligence In the series, it’s strongly suggested he’s a literal genius. Where Gray is smart because he’s a workaholic, everything comes naturally to Stephen so you have to assume he was born a prodigy.  Before talking to Gray, Stephen was a lonely …

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A Very Brief History Of K-Pop’s Newest A-tier Girl Group: Dreamcatcher

No longer are Dreamcatcher among the ranks of the "nugu" and "underrated", as one of the few girl groups in kpop to surpass 100K album sales with the success of their mini album, Dystopia: Road to Utopia. It took a number of years for them to earn this distinction. In many ways, their growth is …

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