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Yeehah! Back to Japan again next year!

I have just received a confirmation of employment from a Japanese game company today. They will hire me for as an intern for five months, and I’ll be working in their research and development wing, but the kinds of work I’ll do has not been decided. Hopefully, I’ll be able to learn how to program […]

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Anime Pilgrimage #1: Visiting the Land of Gods

On the weekend of August 5-6, 2006, I traveled from Kanagawa prefecture, my summer residence, to Hiroshima prefecture, partly to visit Miyajima, one of the three most beautiful views in Japan, and the acclaimed A-bomb domb. (My timing could not have been better since August 6th was the day the A-bomb was dropped in Hiroshima.) […]

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Random Bits #1

Upon seeing this blog entry, I ventured to Akihabara on August 19th in search of the Asa & Kaede bed sheet that comes up with the special edition of Dengeki Hime (or is it the other way around?). The bed sheets were sold out at almost all the stores I want to, including Animate, Melon […]

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Wonder Festival 2006 (Summer)

In the past few weeks, there has been a big hype on a certain event in the anime blog community; perpetrators include Heisei Democracy and ikimashou. They generated a hype big enough that a person who’s not really into that sort of things like me want to check the event out myself. So, on Sunday […]

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Comiket 70 Loot

As I am too lazy to write a full-blown report on the other days of Comiket yet. (Hopefully, I’ll get it done by this weekend.) I figure I’ll post pictures of the loot I managed to get. Although it may be pale in comparison to Shingo‘s ginormous collection, I think it offers a wider variety […]

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Comiket 70 Report: Friday August 11

August 11 marked the second time I participated in the holiest ritual of the otaku, the Comic Market. Having been granted permission to take Friday off, I went to the largest doujinshi convention in the world three days straight, fought the most ginormous crowd I’ve seen in my life, and threw away 1/3 of my […]

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