The End

By bluemist on April 1st, 2014

I think it’s about time. This is the final. Thank you for all the years that we were together enjoying anime. You can still follow me @bluemist111

Until next time.

Project Japan 3: More Aggressive

By bluemist on August 1st, 2013

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Since this is more or less confirmed already, might as well say it.

I’m going to Japan. Once again.
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The only animu April Fools roundup you’ll ever need

By bluemist on April 1st, 2013

Hello there.

It seems like I don’t have a great idea for an April Fools post this year, and I have health and typing issues, so might as well make a roundup. As we all know, the internets will be blowing up with massive trollings and stuff like that, so at least for the animu-related side, let me just highlight some of the good stuff that’s happening today.

Remember: Be safe, be sound, be secure. Don’t be fooled today.

Love Love Live! Announced
http://www.chuable.net/joke/
YES SEQUEL! Sadly it’s a joke.

Oreimo monorail
http://www.oreimo-anime.com/collabo/index.html
This is one fake that you wished were real, and actually feasible considering all the itadenshas that I’ve seen over the years.

Irrational Games announces they’re making a bishoujo game

Reminds me I haven’t played Bioshock Infinite yet.

Da Capo III Announced!
http://www.hatsunejima.com/
Oh man this is the massive trolling if I ever saw one. If I know better, and I do know because I know a Japanese person who worked at Circus for a while with Princess Party, this DCIII joke is so massive that they’ve made an actual demo of the game and an anime PV short, and if ever the clamor of the fans would go into fever pitch, they have a so-called “emergency budget” to actually build and ship the darned things. The only reason why they’re just making this as a joke is because some fans don’t like the idea of a grown-up Sakura.

Railgun Sequel to be actually renamed to A Certain Scientific Datacenter
http://sakuraha-ai.sakura.ne.jp/2013/
Fake because there will never be a sequel to Railgun.

Apple iMat announced
http://www.au.kddi.com/zzz/?sid=we-so-yt-zz-0001
Snuck this in because imagine the apps.

Microsoft XBOX 720 Infinity Announced
http://nep-anime.tv/index_main.html
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: I HAVE A LEAKED LAUNCH GAMES LIST. Take with grains of salt
xa

Key/Visual Arts filed bankruptcy
http://key.soundslabel.com/ripresa/index.html
I blame J.C. Staff. This is the end of bishoujo gaming as we know it, as one of the great pillars is about to close shop. Thanks for all the memories and lots of crying girls in snow, spring, summer and fall.

ghostlightning says he’s returning to blogging

Welcome back WRLOLOLOL! This is awesome if only it were true. Thanks for the chuckle. But seriously man.

Where is shinn87?
http://www.atalude.net/
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Not sure, but he apparently texted me and said that I died in another dimension. This is obviously fake, because I know the real shinn can troll better than this.

Random Curiosity’s Fake Spring 2013 Anime List
http://randomc.net/2013/03/28/spring-2013-preview/
Don’t believe any of the new anime in the list. It will never happen. I am disappoint with that blog. This is the real chart down below.
http://thecartdriver.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Spring-2013-Anime-Chart.jpg

Update: on shinn87


Apparently he already saved the me in the other dimension. Riiiiight.

Chains

By bluemist on March 31st, 2013

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My hands are starting to deteriorate.

I’m going through a phase that is drastically endangering my usual way of life. I have a physical ailment in my arms or hands that I’m trying to heal by going through physical therapies. It’s been months, and multiple trips to the doctors, yet it remains. It’s affecting me personally and professionally. It’s hard, even trying to type this now. It’s exhausting, my hands feel different and they tire easily.

I still have a lot more ahead, yet I don’t realize the consequences of growing old until now. Maybe it’s too much video games. Maybe I’m too engaged in my work. In any case, it has lead to this, and I have no way to turn back time. There are now chains in my hands, and they are heavy. Everything I do with it – every word I type, every movement I make, seems now too important. I have to treasure every moment, because I don’t know when the next set of chains will come, and I wouldn’t know if I will have the strength to carry the burden.

I have to keep this short because I have to rest, but I hope, being the Easter season and all, that you would include me in your prayers. Rest assured though that I’ll never give up. I have to get through this. I have done, built, survived so much with these hands. I will get through this.

(But nope, this will not stop me from my April Fools post. Hopefully tomorrow.)

Vocaloid for Valentines: For You

By bluemist on February 24th, 2013

Vocaloid for Valentines
Vocaloid for Valentines: Second Time Around
Vocaloid for Valentines: Third's a Charm

Valentines season! What better way to express it than through yet another batch of love songs? Here I am again with a handful of nice sentimental music from Vocaloid! Four years running! Only for you! So if you are in the mood for a little easy listening while you fall in (or out of, or away from) love this Valentines season, please do have a gander at some more of the best Vocaloid love songs. We have a wide array of good songs for the past year. Hopefully this will make you feel inspired and in love, or maybe depressed too, as some of these songs revolve on unrequited feelingsā€¦ like mine (sob). Haha, anyway here we go again.
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Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side A

By bluemist on December 26th, 2012

Saki


This is a wonderful development. Three years ago, I totally enjoyed the tension and shounen feel of a board game-based anime of which I still don’t know how to play even to this day. That anime was Saki, and with its ridiculously large but effective girl cast, a light touch of yuri, and with the exciting presentation of impossible mahjong, it was a surprisingly good watch for me. I thought I’d never ever see a sequel because of the animation studio dropping off the production during its run, and that the anime then has totally caught up to the manga. Little did I know, the manga continued to be so popular, that its author actually sidetracked the series into another sidestory, a separate manga series! And now we have Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side A. Quite a mouthful of a title, but it is a sidestory that provides another view of the impending Nationals team tournament. It may not have the same insane mahjong intensity that the original series had, but it retains the same world and the same knack of adding more and more wonderful characters, which is more than good enough for me.
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