Another month of Kio Shimoku tweets. The real highlight this month is his opinion on ero manga artists.
Kio promoting Hashikko Ensemble Chapter 46. He doesn’t like how Kurotaki Maki is cut off here, so he retweeted his old drawing of her as a bunny girl. Kio also remarks how he’s noticed that all the girls are pretty stacked (with one exception).
Here are the specific chorus/glee club versions of the songs from this month’s Hashikko Ensemble.
Anime and Manga Impressions
Kio saw the anime film Sing a Bit of Harmony. As the creator of a manga about singing, he noticed the realism with which the main character of the film, Aya, breathes while performing.
He didn’t know a Zombieland Saga movie was on the way.
Kio thinks the Zombieland Saga first ending theme sounds like a graduation song.
Kio drunk-reviewing the latest chapter of Five Star Stories. He doesn’t remember lines or story details, but it made an impression on him—particularly the character Auxo’s expressions.
Hobbies and Model Kits
There are official water-based Gundam model kit paints now, and Kio comments that he’s had cases of the paint going all over the place using water-based acrylics. It was still fun, though. He’s painted a Juaggu and a Z’Gok that way.
Some old Gundam model kits that Kio built.
Kio finally managed to store a ton of manga in boxes. At least some of the boxes are from 20 years ago, and there are about 25 boxes with 30 books each.
Lately, Kio’s knees have been hurting after walking.
He used a saw for the first time in a long while, and now his arm aches.
Kio drinks the Japanese energy drink Lipovitan D Super to start working on a new manga manuscript. He also decided to take an outdoor bath because it’s not that cold outside, and finds it’s actually good for work.
Thoughts on Ero Manga Artists
Kio has much respect for ero manga artists because of how much they have to master: poses, anatomy, camera angles, etc. Apparently, one thing people say is “If you want to get good at drawing, do porn.” But Kio also respects those porn artists who aren’t trying to make a career and just want to draw horny things. He actually drew some in middle school, but he stopped because he was afraid of his family finding out.