Influence Map Picture

Yeah, I went and did this; [link] Of course not to just be boring about it I went and made this a tetris screen, to be honest all I could think of while doing this was that one "Tetris God" skit by ColledgeHumor (you can find it on Youtube), that and that one Brendalfloss song^-^.

Sailor Moon
Fore what it's worth, this was the (sad) reason I got into anime in the first place, and thus this represents anime in general as it is a big part of my identity, for better or for worse.

Dragon Ball Z
Now SM may have gotten me into anime but it was DBZ that really got me adicted to this wonderful visual drug. It remains a major influence even to this day^-^.

My childhood plain and simple. I literally grew up with the very animated movies we all know and love. In fact my mom tells me that as a baby I could not even go to sleep without Disney's Winnie the Pooh playing on the tellie. So yeah, Disney is a big damn chunk of my very existence XD.

This more or less represents American Comic Books and their place in the sick twisted lump of gray flesh I call a brain. But not only that but out of all the characters in comic books, Spawn is literally the one character I actually followed back in the day when comic books shops actually being in my homestate.

Since the day of Beast Wars I have been a Transformers fan, maybe I only really started collecting the toys like a nut when Armada hit but I have been into TF for quite some time, such a rich lore and ever awesome concept it's no wonder it holds a solid place in my mind.

Kingdom Hearts
Yeah, next to Zelda this really is my favorite game franchise (even though the established lore is too fucking convoluted for it's own good). Much like DBZ before it this series has had quite an effect on me in regards to many of it's core concepts and ideas. And of course the fact that it's a Disney property gives this brownie points in my book^-^.

Mega Man
Well, I could have put any video game character here but frankly I felt that a pic of 8-bit Megs was the best way to sum up my love of video games^-^.

Alice in Wonderland
Well, this is more of a recent influence but I gotta say it really has kind of taken a firm hold on my inspiration...maybe a bit too firm a hold...

Mythology in General
Oh sure, Greek Mythology is the most interesting and well known but I basically find all mythology in general to be quite a great source of inspiration.

No, the Blue Eyes doesn't actually represent Yu-Gi-Oh! here, it represents my all time favorite mythological creature, the mother fucking dragon. I LOVE DRAGONS. Whether it be in such things as Digimon, Pokemon, Final Fantasy, Yu-Gi-Oh, comic books video games or whatever I can think of that has these beasts the bottom line is I LOVE DRAGONS. Of all the legendary creatures that represent raw unrivaled power, it is the Dragon that stands on the top of the food chain.......yeah, I'm VERY biased when it comes to this (except when you bring up Yugi versus Kaiba, only then do Dragons tend to suck XD). And yes, the band Dragonforce is fucking awesome.

Electric Guitar
What does this represent? Well if you have to ask, you're an idiot. This for me represents just one thing....ROCK MUSIC. Be it the immortal 80s classics of yesteryear or, well, goddamn heavy metal in general, this genre of music is pretty much a piece of my very soul. But that's not to say I only like rock, I have a deep appreciation for all kinds of music (hell I even like a few of Lady Gaga's shit for Pete's sake), it's just that Rock is pretty much the cournerstone of my musical taste's very foundation.

Lead Singers
Kind of a companion bit to my musical taste piece, I just wanted to show you a few of my favorite bands the only way I knew how, by showing mugshots of lead singers. Go ahead and guess who these guys are^-^.

Well, this is just a very recent influence, one that's left a bit of a lasting impression. It's only natural that we keep finding new stuff to influence us, that's what this represents, therefore it's the "next piece" to be sent down. Get it^-^?

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