Author Archives: JKTan

AFA 2012 guide

The time of the year has come again. I’m not referring to Christmas or Winter Comiket but Anime Festival Asia. In less that 2 weeks the biggest nerd gathering in South East Asia will be upon us. Are your bodies ready? … Continue reading

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Yoshiwara Lament lyrics translation

I will gladly buy her, no please let me buy her! The singer is quite obviously a courtesan as Yoshiwara was the redlight district of pre-war Japan. Low ranked ones were displayed behind grilles, exactly like bird cages. Higher ranked ones, known … Continue reading

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The K-on!! movie

Just watched the K-on movie through less than scrupulous means. I would spoil you but there’s not much to spoil.  The movie is the light music club being the light music club with language barrier jokes and the sights and … Continue reading

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Bakemonogatari: An opinion

So in my spare time I read the translated light novel of Bakemonogatari(or at least what Baka-tsuki has). Despite what Shaft might want you to believe, it isn’t all about being pretentiously smart or artsy. Or it could just be the Japanese … Continue reading

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Beautiful Sanya cosplay

I don’t know who the cosplayer and photographer are, but kudos to them for doing such a superb job with one the characters from my favorite series. I love this particular one very much. The composition is something you rarely … Continue reading

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Seriously, do people still follow aniblogs now? It seems that blogs are no longer the primary source of news/discussion now. Personally at least, the main places of discussion are 4chan and twitter, where short snippets are thrown around and links … Continue reading

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Humikane 2012

Nothing is more admirable than a man who can do what he loves everyday. The time has come, gentlemen. The time has come for a man to be made famous among all of nerd-dom for reaching the pinnacle of loving … Continue reading

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