“My first influences were anime and manga but, after that, team games became such a huge part of my life. I think I started when I was 12 and I’m almost 23 now,” Mango continued. I think that’s a struggle that a lot of people like myself can relate to. “Being able to see a character and use that inspiration to make them reflect my experience, I think that’s one of the coolest parts of being an artist,” Mango continued. “Bringing these characters out of their fantasy world and bringing them closer to our hearts makes the relationship with these characters more personal.