‘Tis the Season of Worthless Anime

machine gun-fast first impressions of summer 2011 shows.

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Anime Expo 2011: A Picture Adventure

This is me. I tried to frown, but it didn't work.

First, let me apologize to the people at AX who had to see my ugly mug.  Second, I’d like to apologize in advance for not taking enough pictures.  The third mistake is that I shouldn’t have ever been born.  The fourth is that I just made a lame SZS reference and nobody will get it.

Also the pictures are huge.  But I’ve already shrunk them by 50%.  Imagine how big they were before.

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Anime Expo 2011

weeaboo gathering '09

I will be there tomorrow, and I expect to see you there.


International Saimoe League 2011: Amethyst Period Round 3

Today, I’m going to look at the most recent results of ISML (at the time of me writing this post) and deduce what kind of people are actually participating.  From there, I will go on to predict how badly Tenshi/Kanade will lose to Mikoto Misaka in the finals this year (in hundreds of thousands of votes). Read the rest of this entry »


Ambivalence, or is it ambiguity?’s 300 Milestone Grand Ceremony blah blah

This post is also known as “a rather weak excuse to make a list post” because every aniblogger knows how easy it is to make list posts. Over at Ambivalence, or is it ambiguity?, Valence and co. were celebrating something really trivial and unimportant that I didn’t care about.  And in this moment in their insignificant lives, all three of the authors decided to name Madoka Magica as their choice for “Best Execution.”  I wrote a little bit on Madoka last week, but if you didn’t care about that long post (I know I didn’t), here’s the short version: Madoka Magica doesn’t deserve best execution.  I don’t even think it deserves any execution.  Come to think of it, there weren’t even any executions in the show.  So in my blind rage at this defiant act against all that is just and holy in the aniblogosphere, I decided to make this post.

Warning: SPOILERRIFIC!

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What I learned from watching Shiki

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Team Fortress 2

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