Kenyan Mangaka: Nikita Mugi

I hope you’re all having a lovely 2016! After a (longer than intended) break for the holidays, The Wondercores are back! We hope you missed us as much as we missed you 🙂

We’re starting off the year with an interview with Nikita Mugi, yet another talented Kenyan mangaka (we featured Shin a couple of months ago). This interview has been in the works for weeks but unfortunately life and then the holidays got in the way. Sincere apologies to Mugi-san for taking so long to publish this! 🙁

Let’s get started!


Anime, Culture

Japanese References in Films and TV

One of the most exciting thing for me while watching a TV series or movie is coming across a reference to something I’m interested in. I get that nerdy tingly feeling when I discover an easter egg, understand an obscure detail in the plot or hear a line or dialogue in a language I’m learning or one that is my native tongue. *cues moment in Star wars: Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens when Kikuyu is spoken*

Japanese culture is a very essential part of pop culture in the 21st century and as such there are a lot of references to Japan and Japanese culture in movies and TV shows these days. Here are some of my favourite references from TV shows and movies that I absolutely love and the fact that they have that bit of Japanese touch makes them all the more special for me.



Minimalism and Contentment

Anyone else hear the crickets chirping away in this corner of the Internet? 😀

It’s a beautiful Monday morning and even more so because I got the chance to watch the sun rise and it was simply BREATHTAKING! On this Monday morning, I’d like to share with you my opinion on minimalism or the minimalistic lifestyle. Sorry, no pictures today. 😀