• ponyo
    Story – A little fish girl comes out of the sea and wants to be a human.  She is rescued and befriended by a boy who vows to protect her.  But they must endure a test if they wish to be together.  It sounds dark, cute, fantastical and will probably carry that Hayao Miyazaki feel.

    Miyazaki films are moving pieces of art.  I’m not sure how else to describe them.  Every story feels like a fable, canvassed with a soft eastern motif.  If I sit in front of a Studio Ghibli film, that’s it, I’m there for the duration.  They are simply wonderful escapes.

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  • four

    Ok, like most of Japan I was waiting for my K-On! fix every week this spring.  After-all, it’s not like there was anything else to watch, was there?  So if you’re the odd Otaku that hasn’t watched K-On! yet, get to it.  I promise it won’t be a waste of time, unlike reading ANYTHING about Sarah Palin.  Life is too short for stupid, and not long enough for more moe.

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  • intro
    The earliest anime I can remember watching when I was a child was G-Force: Battle of the Planets.  I found out later in life that it was re-branded and originally called Gatchaman.  It looks pretty dated now, but in the 80’s it looked amazing.  In fact, G-Force was what prompted me to draw, or at least put me on the path of being an artist.  You see, I was taunted by some boys when I tried to draw the Phoenix, which was their main ship.  I was taunted a lot.

    I cried.

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kurou: i was in awe when i saw these pics. such exelent focus! i was the guy with the face mask [...]

Otakukon: Argh, stayed up too late watching some K-On, again.

Otakukon: Playing Aion closed beta.

Otakukon: Registered for Zenkaikon! I'll be there both Saturday and Sunday. Should be a great con!

Gaijin Otaku: Fish balls. Yummy.

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