In celebration of Black History Month Atsuko and Funimation have teamed up to bring you a collection of tees featuring art from two fantastic artists Mythallica and Hippypotter. These tees will be available for the next 30 days, at the end of their run net proceeds will be donated to charities selected by the participating artists including Black Lives Matter and The Trevor Project.
The Trevor Project constantly utilizes their platform to spread and share resources for black queer youth. "Being an advocate to the visibility of black mental health and creating initiatives to make sure that they are being of assistance. I truly believe that they are "here to help" - Mythallica
Mikhail Sebastian is an illustrator, animator, and Glyph Award winning published author with an undergraduate in illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He’s done work for The Los Angeles Clippers, Carl Jones, Universal Pictures, Noir Caesar, Trinidad James and the United States Census Department just to name a few. While he’s contributed to the visions of many great minds, it is his own ideas that he has committed his time, effort, and resources towards the most.
"I chose Black Lives Matter as my organization of choice because I'm someone who’s been able to witness how far the movement has come. We lived through the days where it felt like we were screaming it into a vacuum. Fighting for the most basic levels of equality in a world that refused to acknowledge, or purposefully distorted the truth behind the message of the movement. Fast forward to today, seeing it become one of the largest civil rights movements in history, is an incredible lesson in perseverance even amongst the greatest of odds. The only way from here, is forward.” - Hippypotter