Monthly Archives: January 2009

So amazing I cried.

I haven’t kept up with the Vocaloid ranking in god knows how long but I decided to check it out last night. A lot of great songs, but there is one particular one that caught my eye. It’s Hatsune Miku’s … Continue reading

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Clannad After Story 16

Ugh go away lump in my throat.😥 I’m hoping that there is the “alternative” ending. I mean there has to be. We’re only on episode 16. There’s plenty of time to give us a happy ending. I find it hard … Continue reading

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Anime and manga fading away from my life.

I got a great idea from a twitter friend to finally write a decent blog post. Sadly it’s the post that I’ve been hesitating to write for a really long time. Everytime I would want to write this post, I’d … Continue reading

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The Japanese Guide to American Otaku-speak

So while there are great guides to Japanese otaku speak, there’s no guides for the Japanese readers to the stupid things American otaku have butchered out of their language. So I decided to attempt to create one!😆 つまりこれは日本人の為にアメリカオタクの「言葉」ガイド。

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visual-kei and the perils of postmodern branding

First, a confession: I don’t know the first thing about Japanese visual-kei music. Actually, that’s wrong. I know only the first thing about visual-kei: it’s a kind of bishie glam rock music from Japan. Therefore, I went into the recent … Continue reading

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Mei-chan no Shitsuji – 02

Pretty decent episode this week. This one focused on the butler Aoyama and how his bitchy mistress kicked him out of his job because he lost to a duel with Mei-chan’s butler. In the end of course she takes Aoyama … Continue reading

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what i was forced to watch this week #8: tenchi in tokyo

After a night’s sleep, I realized that I had some more to say, seeing how I tried to stuff 4 anime together into my last post. The Tenchi Muyo OVA was the most harem-y of the anime that watched, although … Continue reading

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what i was forced to watch this week #7: tenchi muyo

It’s pretty sad when a harem show’s title itself points out that the main character is useless, yet compared to the whole pantheon of harem leads Tenchi is one of the least useless ones out there. He helps out at … Continue reading

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