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Banana Birthday Cake: 40 Years of Donkey Kong!

Alexis Ibarra Ibarra This version is in English, la versión en Español estará disponible pronto. As many gamers know, Donkey Kong spent his 40th birthday alone. Sadly, Nintendo did not prepare anything special for poor Donkey, and that absolutely breaks my heart, just like when I read about Curiosity singing Happy Birthday to himself in […]

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YELLOWJELLOVER: Artwork #15

Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra Rice Cake lovers! This is Day 15 of my October Ink Challenge: Yellowjellover, which is #inktober52/#inktober2020* + #linktober2020 + #love. I’ll be posting my work every day, so please keep an eye on The Cake | us vs reality ! Here’s day 15: “Red” + “Animal/Pet” They are annoying, but I think grilled […]

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YELLOWJELLOVER: Artwork #6

Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra Hello, Goron Rock Cake lovers! This is Day 6 of my October Ink Challenge: Yellowjellover, which is #inktober52/#inktober2020* + #linktober2020 + #love. I’ll be posting my work every day, so please keep an eye on The Cake | us vs reality ! Here’s day 6: “Hammer” + “Shop” Do you need a hammer? […]

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Why are Manga and Anime more diverse than Western Cartoons?

土星 Dosei Like most people from Europe and the Americas of my generation, I was raised on cartoons that ran on TV. Aside from Dragon Ball and Yu-Gi-Oh!, everything available in my country was made in the US or one of the few studios in Europe. Usually, the most popular shows were the ones depicting […]

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The Dreaming Machine: Ten Years Without Kon

In Memoriam of Satoshi Kon Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra Ten years ago, on August 24th, 2010, one of the greatest masters of anime passed away. He was young and full of talent and imagination, but cancer took his last breath. Paprika (2006) was the first Kon’s movie I watched, and, just as many before me, I realized […]

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PABLO: Cheese-Tart O’ Mine

Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra Almost two years ago, I traveled to Japan with my sister and then went back to live there alone for a couple of months. After the first month of getting lost on purpose, I learned that if you walk down any street, you will always find a temple and a cake shop, which […]

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About Fluffy, Flat, and Choking Hazard [Pan]Cakes

Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra All my life, I had the idea that good pancakes could only be those fluffy perfectly tanned pancakes everybody has seen in American Movies. Those that can easily be made by Aunt Jemimah but not by Betty Crocker. In my family, both breakfast and dinner are Pancake-time, but for most, it’s just a […]