The Backstory to how AstroTrip came to be…

AstroTrip was inspired by an old drawing of mine when I was in middle school. It was a drawing of Ray and his design hasn’t changed very much from that initial drawing years ago. In 2014 I decided I wanted to make a manga, BUT I didn’t really know where to start or what kind of story I wanted to tell. I went through my old sketches and saw Ray, that’s where I got the first piece of inspiration. I choose he would be the main character. The next issue would be what kind of story should I tell? I decided SciFi because the shounen genre is filled with Fantasy, highschool or specific themed stories. With a SciFi genre I could touch many subjects while traveling the stars.

Manga that inspired me and AstroTrip…

One Piece is the biggest inspiration for AstroTrip, because i’m a huge fan of how the story is set up. One Piece’s formula is very simple but it works and it’s definitely something I want to emulate but not 100% copy. Naruto is also a huge inspiration for my art, i’m a huge fan of Masashi Kishimoto. My adoration for the series might have shown in AstroTrip itself. Trust me it’s not intentional.

Check out my social media platforms if you want to keep up with anything i’m doing.

Here is our Discord, where you can chat with me. I normally talk about mobile games like Fire Emblem Heroes, Fate/Grand Order, My Hero Academia: Smash Tap and others.
We’ve got a Facebook page as well which i’ll try to keep you guys up to date about everything that’s going on for AstroTrip.
My Instagram is for random posting and it’s not 100% reliable to contact me as I don’t check it frequently.
AstroTrip Channel is the official Youtube channel for AstroTrip. On that channel will be drawing videos, anime reviews and AstroTrip related content as well.
My BlueRiser Channel is my gaming channel where I upload for the most part daily. I normally play smartphone games like Fire Emblem Heroes, Fate/Grand Order, My Hero Academia: Smash Tap and Bleach Brave Souls. So if you want to see more of me head over there.
DeviantArt is meant for publishing my art, it’s not a way to communicate with me.
I created a Patreon to help AstroTrip, I’m not expecting anything from it until we can gain a decent following but I made it to get that work out the way. I will officially announce it when I feel like it’s time. It will be used to support the series.