Happy “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” Day

Most peo­ple prob­a­bly got it dur­ing the mid­night release yes­ter­day and are cur­rent­ly enjoy­ing their hunts as I type this. If I was­n’t so tight on cash right now, I would also be play­ing MH4U on that sweet lim­it­ed edi­tion New 3DS right now — maybe Majo­ra’s Mask 3D as well. …In all seri­ous­ness though, […]

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Concerned moms against anime

The best satir­i­cal Face­book page ever Japan­ese enter­tain­ment is fun to par­take in and is a pret­ty fun hob­by over­all. And as you all know, I’m total­ly big on being pas­sion­ate about your hob­bies. I mean, damn, I would­n’t have cre­at­ed this blog if I was­n’t. But remem­ber, at the end of the day, hob­bies […]

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MIKOTO’S FANGASM METER BROKE, PLEASE FIX HIM OR DON’T

SHE LIVES, SHE LIVES! NISA, THANK YOU! YOU RESCUED MY PRECIOUS CARDCAPTOR SAKURA FROM THE VOID. I LOVE YOU. I LOVE YOU FOREVER, MARRY ME. I FORGIVE YOU FOR ANY BAD TRANSLATIONS YOUVE DONE IN THE PAST. HELL, WHAT THE HAY? THEY DON’T EXIST ANYMORE. MY MONEY IS ALL YOURS, HONEY! bsd­hb­jadb Holy crap, dat […]

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Academic Anime Watching

Image Cred­it: タカはん from Pix­iv As some of you might already know from my Twit­ter, this week already marked the start of Spring Quar­ter over at my col­lege insti­tu­tion. I’m tak­ing three cours­es this quar­ter: one art class, one Japan­ese lan­guage class, and one Japan­ese Ani­ma­tion class. I’m not a film major (though I admit […]

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Sakura Kinomoto’s birthday

Image Cred­it: かのら from Pix­iv 誕生日おめでとう、 さくらちゃん! I know it’s April 2nd in Japan right now, but it’s still April 1st here with all the April Fools shenani­gans and what­not. Of course, I don’t give much of a damn about any of that — I’d just like to ded­i­cate this post to the birth­day of […]

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Things I bought at Marukai Marketplace

Image Cred­it: Kayoko from Uma­mi Map Just thought I’d share some of my dai­ly Wapanese exploits on my way home from De Anza Col­lege. I usu­al­ly come to this plaza to get a quick snack on my way home on the bus, usu­al­ly going to Marukai Mar­ket­place, Daiso, or Wing Stop. Depend­ing on how much […]

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The worst figurine of all time

DAT FACE Yeeeeeeeeah, the Euro­pean Col­lec­tor’s Edi­tion of Brave­ly Default: Fly­ing Fairy total­ly isn’t worth being jeal­ous over. What was Square Enix think­ing when they decid­ed to bun­dle this mon­stros­i­ty among the oth­er good­ies? Could­n’t they have got­ten Fig­ma? Or maybe even Alter? Square Enix, here’s some advice: what looks to be equiv­a­lent to a […]

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Season’s Greetings!

I hope all of you guys out there are hav­ing a won­der­ful hol­i­day! I just fin­ished watch­ing the final episode of Kyoukai no Kana­ta a few days ago, so I’ll be writ­ing my full thoughts on that series lat­er this week. Even though I’m not exact­ly tak­ing part in what is tra­di­tion­al­ly con­sid­ered “12 Days […]

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Do I dare watch “Free!”?

OH DEAR GOD WHAT Now, as some of my read­ers might know, I have no prob­lems with watch­ing shows aimed at a more fem­i­nine fan­base. In fact, I love them as much as more testos­terone-rid­­den GAR shows that are on my list (Samu­rai Cham­ploo, Ten­gen Top­pa Gur­ren Lagann, Gao­GaiGar, etc.) But this. This is dif­fer­ent. […]

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Anime-esque dreams

I just woke up around thir­ty min­utes ago. And, I had a dream that I can’t exact­ly describe. It was appar­ent­ly real life, but it felt like a visu­al novel/anime. I was a bum stu­dent (the ones that are con­sid­ered delin­quents in Japan, like Tomoya Okaza­ki) and I had a teacher that believed in me […]

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