The word Boomslank is completely made up. We came up with the word while looking for a web URL. If you've ever hunted for a domain name, you know how incredibly difficult it can be. At the time, the words Boomslang and Boomslank were available. We chose Boomslank when we realized that Boomslang was actually the name for a very deadly snake.
Name aside, the idea behind Boomslank was born out of a strong need to do what makes us happy. My brothers and I, have been anime fans for a while. We've immersed ourselves in various subsets of anime. Ranging from the manga to the video games (Final Fantasy!), we love it all. At the same time we love originality. We started Boomslank because we noticed a lot of the anime tees out there relied heavily on already licensed artwork. There was nothing original out there with the aesthetics we love. So we set out to create an anime brand that was strictly based on original artwork and style that appealed to us.
So far things are going great and we are really enjoying the journey of trying to follow our dream. And believe me we've only just begun our journey.