Customs stole €20,- from me
Figures & Merchandise
Customs stole €20,- from me
Posted on: October 1st, 2011 by Kam

Two packages today, with custom fees. Guy didn’t have change, so I lost 60 cts of the €20 I paid him.
I could’ve bought a snack from that change! Oh, and a whole new figure with those ridiculous charges.

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Crawling Up
Rambling
Crawling Up
Posted on: June 21st, 2011 by Kam

Getting back on the bad news from last time and an explanation on the deadness.
My mother passed away three weeks ago.

A lot of stuff had to be done, but in the year that she was fighting her cancer she made some preparations herself as well. But it was a peaceful death and beautiful funeral.

Afterwards it was pretty depressing everywhere (as you can imagine), though I tried to distract myself quite a bit.
Days went by with sleeping, spacing out and reading random articles.. Life is now somewhat back to balance.
Well, sleeping hours are still pretty messed up (Thank you, Chaos;Head and your suspense) and keep missing the sun to make pretty pictures.

As such, Requiem wasn’t drawn as motivation plummeted.
It’ll stick to “It’s there when it’s there”. Even though I might promise to draw something, don’t listen to me.
It’s an annoying quirk I have.

What I can deliver is some other comics. Figure ones, but I threw them in the Anivoy archive anyways because it is one big Quack Experimental (Thank you Excel Saga) webcomic thing.
Or you can read them over at MFC: http://myfigurecollection.net/profiles.php?user=Kam&page=pictures&aid=753
I call it “The Legend of Araragi-kun”. It’ll just be a bunch of 4komas about his new life as a Protagonist. Hijinks ensue!

Still gotta catch up and digitalize all this loot from the past months as it keeps being delayed as well.
Currently on the way are Figma Kurisu, GSC Kanade and SEGA Seitokai figs. Keep figure.fm/MFC on the watch as I can image-bomb them easier than here.

That will be all for now.

P.S.
HOLY SHIT STEINS; GATE, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?!
Seriously, best show of the season.

It's a miracle that I update at all
Otaku Life
It’s a miracle that I update at all
Posted on: April 5th, 2011 by Kam

I wonder why. Lazy? WordPress being slow/annoying? Too used to DC/Figure.fm’s sort pictures nicely and caption them gimmick?
Might be all of them.
Is there some plugin to make this stuff easier?

Anyways, good and bad news. Let’s start with the BAD.
Job Interviews are going nowhere. I’m in despair and some voice in my head is narrating like in Kaiji.
Also, back problems! The upper back/shoulder area. Quite annoying.
That was the personal bad news!

Now, the GOOD news. Well, good? The more stuff arrives, the lower the cash on my bank account goes.
Well, just continue reading the post for pictures of new lootings.
Maybe some brabble about last seasons anime if I feel like it. Let’s see where this goes.

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Are you really an Angel?
Anime & Manga
Are you really an Angel?
Posted on: January 17th, 2011 by Kam

It’s like I can’t photoshop anything anymore without it spreading over the internet. Oh well…

New season, new shows.
Kore wa Zombie desu ka? is among my favorites.
It parodies all the clichés and you end up with a crossdressing zombie magical “girl” with a chainsaw.
Besides him, Yuu is adorable.

I didn’t shoop the pic on the left because “ZOMG SHE LOOKS LIKE TENSHI”, as apparently many people claim.. but because I just felt like adding two cute characters together. Especially like Kanade’s “Nice helmet” look. Really, no other intentions!

Besides Zombie, Yumekui Merry’s been interesting.
Even going so far as to pre-order a DVD just for Merry’s Nendoroid petit.. Goddammit Japan!
I even ordered those two Dragon magazines with the figures of Yuu and Haruna!
Anyways, I like the dreamworld aspect of Merry and John Doe’s a badass bro. Judging from spoilers, this will turn out to be a Bro series full with Bros for Bros such as myself, Bro.

Finally, Gosick. I just like these old English settings combined with mystery. Could be Umineko rubbing off though, no idea.
Though the style has always fascinated me in Rozen Maiden and the like.

Also watching other shows this season like IS, Freezing.. I dropped Madoka.
I don’t care if it’s slideshow Shaft, I just don’t like this show.
Same goes for the anime of Oniichan ohgodthenameistoolong.
The gag manga was ok to read because you read through it quite fast, but this is just.. No.

Later Edit: And then Madoka won me back with Akemi Homura: Total Badass.
Marathon’d up to the latest ep and joined in the wait for the final 2 episodes.
Remember to stick to the 3-episode-rule, kids.

I also got loot two weeks ago I didn’t bother to post. See the rest of the article for those pictures.

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Happy New Year~
Rambling
Happy New Year~
Posted on: December 31st, 2010 by Kam

Looks like Japan just entered the new year.
Still 8 hours left for me though.

2010 has been burning a hole in my wallet as deep as the one drilled in Russia.
Especially in the later months, because they just have to release everything at the end of the year.

And then January’s another lootfest..
Oh dear, I hope I get that job.

Anyways, a Happy 2011 (in advance), don’t fall out of windows and don’t burn your fingers!
The rest of the post will be some pictures of the end of the year loot.
Alternatively, you can read them up at Figure.fm, where I bothered to throw text in with them.

http://www.figure.fm/post/en/21394/Angel+Beats+Tuesday+Equipment+Upgrade.html
http://www.figure.fm/post/en/21494/Late+Birthday+End+of+the+Year+Loot.html

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