Monday, 28 March 2011

Taiwan COLD!!

first time i've experienced such cold weather in Taipei.

it's a good thing i brought all my Uniqlo buys from last year's Japan trip; boots, heat-tech long sleeves and heat-tech stockings. i'm actually able to wear a skirt today thanks to the uber fantastic uniqlo stockings.

we're actually in Keelung now, after visiting Yehliu. definitely will recommend staying in Ocean Hotel when you're in Keelung. besides being right beside Miaokou Night Market, the amenities are much better than our Taipei hotel.

well, it's another five more days left, and we're going Jiufen tomorrow. can't wait to eat the yummy black boar sausage.


Thursday, 24 March 2011

Kimi ni Todoke II Episode 10

fluff overload. together with lots and lots of laughter.

massive screencap spam. be warned.

reading Kazehaya's message.
kimi ni todoke II 10-01

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Taipei shopping list

as i count down to my third trip to Taipei on Sat, here's a list of manga i've been restraining myself from buying at Kinokuniya since late Jan.

it was a true test of restrain, especially with the two members' sales in Feb and Mar tempting me like mad.

Single Tankoubon
  • Kin-iro no Koruda 金色琴弦 #15
  • Vampire Knight 吸血鬼骑士 #12
  • Oresama Teacher 王样老师 #08
  • One Piece Data book -Green-
  • K-ON! #04
  • Shin Prince of Tennis 新网球王子 #04
  • Hoshi wo Utau 星歌恋曲 #09

  • Uragiri wa Boku no Namae o Shitteiru 无法挣脱的背叛 #03-08 (Kino didn't even bring in this after the last time i saw it at the Bugis branch.)
  • Shitsuji-sama no Oki ni Iri 学园管家 #01-08
  • Vassalord 血咒圣痕 #01-04
  • Hetalia 义呆利 #01-03
  • Chotto Edo Made 江户梦时代 #01-04
  • Clover #01-04
  • RG Veda #01-10
  • Kyou Kara Maoh 今天开始做魔王 #01-10
  • Saiyuki 最游记 #01-09

Light Novels
Migawari Hakushaku 替身伯爵 #07-08

Norwegian Wood 挪威的森林 by Haruki Murakami

if i can find everything on this list, i would be lugging back close to 50 books. but that's still a very big IF, since it would be harder to look for older series like Clover and RG Veda (my two missing CLAMP series).

even now, i'm checking the Tongli website for new releases every day and browsing for potential manga and light novels i might be interested in bringing back from Taipei.

plus, this will be my first time visiting the Animate flagship store at Ximending. while i don't expect them to be as well stocked as the Japan stores, the thought of going through each floor level is exciting nonetheless!

and my sister wonders why i don't wanna share luggage with her.

OP Change the World

OP Change the World
1st row (L to R), Bepo, Trafalgar Law, Kuma Pacifista, Sentomaru, Kuma Pacifista (variant), Akainu
2nd row (L to R), Boa Hancock, Whitebeard, Luffy, Ace, Gol D. Roger, Blackbeard

i love this set for 1 reason.


he's seriously cute here.


Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Hetalia World Series Ep 48

last episode for season 3.

Episode 48: Where there is life, there is hope

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Kimi ni Todoke II Episode 09

the REAL confession episode!

massive screencap spam. be warned.

kimi ni todoke II 09-02

Hetalia World Series Ep 47

Episode 47: America is demanding

we're one episode away to the end!

Monday, 7 March 2011

OP Anime Heroes ~Thriller Bark~

it isn't as bad as Enies Lobby, but i still have some peeves about this set.

OP anichara thriller park 01
1st row (L to R), Nightmare Luffy, Kumashi, Perona, Gekko Moriah, Hogback, Victoria Cindry, Absalom, Lola
2nd row (L to R), Brook, Usopp, Sanji, Luffy, Zoro, Nami, Chopper
3rd row (L to R), Ryuma, Inuppe, Jigoro, Bartholomew Kuma, Silvers Rayleigh, Duval, Motobaro, Oars

OP Deformeister Petit Vol.2

OP defomeister P02-01
1st row (L to R), Donquixote Doflamingo, Trafalgar Law, Bon Clay, Jinbe, Nami variant
2nd row (L to R), Robin, Shanks, Luffy, Nami, Emporio Ivankov

the colors aren't as well painted as i would've expected for the price. for a moment, i thought i had gotten some pirated version instead.

especially for Iva-chan. he's the worst out of the lot.

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Kimi ni Todoke II Episode 08

controlled screencap spam.

Pin dreams of his gamble. the infamous tuna belly.
kimi ni todoke II 08-01

Tuesday, 1 March 2011