Fiji Random

Video Game References in Fiji Random

The Fiji Random manga is video game themed. It’s the #1 gimmick about the entire concept. I’m a big fan of video games and really wanted to create a manga that had that same theme. The cover of the first volume was designed to look like a game over, like a Xbox game box. Not only is the cover video game inspired, the structure of it’s content is video game like as well. Continue reading “Video Game References in Fiji Random”

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Fiji Random

Character Bio: SAW

SAW is a main character in the Fiji Random manga (look he is on the cover). His full name is Savage Angel Watagashi. SAW is a nickname. His name was inspired by the stupid movie franchise with the same name. He comes from an island country, Razor Island, that is notorious for being dangerous and crime ridden. SAW is part of a foreign student exchange program. Guess what happens to SAW in this program? Correct, he will end up with Fiji’s family in the first volume. Because of his roots and his love of blades, Saw is feared among his peers. He develops a crush on Fiji’s best friend Koco, but Koco is super afraid of him. OH NO! Continue reading “Character Bio: SAW”

Our Journey to the Mainstream

The Raimey Brothers’ Journey to Bring More Black and Latino Representation to Pop Culture

Growing up in the 90s, my brother and I were big fans of superhero cartoons like Spider-Man, Batman, TMNT and Ghostbusters. Back in those days, there were very few characters who looked like us and shared our personal experiences. Heck, even Star Wars only had one brotha in the entire galaxy – albeit a very suave and smooth brotha – but he was the only one! Continue reading “The Raimey Brothers’ Journey to Bring More Black and Latino Representation to Pop Culture”