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04:29pm 02/06/2010
mood: happy
This is extremely late, but it's the first time that I know of (and I did check at leat once a year since 2007) that the website has been restored, so these below are the eggs that were supposed to hatch in November 2006.

This egg hatches on 11/01/06! Adopt one today! This egg hatches on 11/01/06! Adopt one today! This egg hatches on 11/01/06! Adopt one today! This egg hatches on 11/01/06! Adopt one today! This egg hatches on 11/01/06! Adopt one today!

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Hoshino Interview, Part 3   
07:05pm 18/12/2009
  Ok, this is a little late because I've been very tired these past two days, but here is my translation of strike_kun's french translation of the third part of the interview with Hoshino.

Her works, and how she came to write D.Gray-ManCollapse )
Hoshino Interview, Part 2   
11:04pm 15/12/2009
  Continued from my last post, here is my translation of strike_kun's french translation of the second part of the interview with Hoshino.

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Hoshino Interview, Part 1   
10:09pm 15/12/2009
  Here is my translation of strike_kun's french translation of the first part of the interview with Hoshino. I don't guarantee perfection, but this will be as near to accurate a translation as possible. I will use "I" for "interviewer" and "H" for "Hoshino".

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Dragon Ball Kai   
09:16pm 09/10/2009
mood: excited
This series is perhaps one of the best news of the year for me. Dragon Ball is one of those series that, as many people say, people try to pretend they never watched. Perhaps because of its age, or perhaps because it is generic shounen action. Nonetheless, it was the first of its genre, and to my mind, still the best. I've never denied loving Dragon Ball, in fact it's one of the series I'll mention first and foremost as being one of the best I've read/watched. I didn't get to watch all of Dragon Ball Z in japanese, but I was lucky enough to find most of the subtitled episodes of the Cell and Buu arcs. Since I read the entire manga (as of the Vejiita volumes) first, I always refer to the series as just "Dragon Ball", except if I'm talking specifically about the second anime series. The first one, as far as I know, was never shown in its entirety in english. Or at least, I never saw all of it on any local channel here in Canada. It's a shame really. No matter how many fillers both series had, I would still like to get to watch the first series someday. I did ignore the filler arcs (and single episodes) of Dragon Ball Z, and when you did that, it really became tolerable. As far as I'm concerned, any content that isn't created by Akira Toriyama does not fit into the series. It is both less original than his story and less interesting. That's why I never took any interest in Dragon Ball GT. From the beginning, I found it boring and generic, something which I've never thought of the original Dragon Ball. There might be some repetitiveness in the battles, but overall Dragon Ball always did keep me at the edge of my seat. I loved reading the manga, and seeing those scenes animated and colored was a real thrill.

To me, since I hate fillers, Dragon Ball Kai is essentially a new and improved Dragon Ball Z. The very title, the "kai", does mean "revision" or "remake", after all. I did notice a few scenes having been cut so far that were in the manga, but I don't mind those. Better to have a few cuts than entire arcs of filler episodes. It's only taken about 17 episodes to get through the Vejiita arc, which is half the time it took Dragon Ball Z to do so, and we're already halfway through the Freezer arc at just 26 episodes. Best of all, most of the old seiyuu came back to record the voices. New ones like Midorikawa Hikaru for Tenshinhan are pretty interesting. If nothing else, I had always wanted to see the Freezer arc in japanese, so I get that chance now. I get to see this series in the making, and just like for D.Gray-Man, there's a certain delight in that. Goku and Gohan's voice actress still sounds as good as ever, and I was surprised to find out that she is actually 72 years old.

So, what is there to say about Dragon Ball Kai. As a number of people will point out, it's harmless, silly fun, so you lose nothing in trying it out. But coming from a person like me who doesn't like series based mainly or solely on humor (ie, with basically no real plot), this is pretty high praise. The humor in Dragon Ball has always been just right for me, whether it's Piccolo's sarcasm or Goku's cluelessness. I've always had a fondness for Goku as a character from the moment I first saw the dub of the first episode of the first series. He's an all-around cute, determined, fearless, brave and often silly character. I don't see that he's changed much as an adult either, if at all. Goku has this sort of childish charm no matter what age he is. Despite Dragon Ball being a humorous series, it has achieved the perfect mix of action, lovable characters and humor. Generally speaking, this is just a fun series to watch. I can't wait to see the Cell arc, especially since I'm a big fan of Gohan. Hopefully they will use a song even half as worthy of "Unmei no Hi ~Tamashii VS Tamashii~" for the scene of Gohan's power-up against Cell in Dragon Ball Kai. To date, this remains to many the best song in all of Dragon Ball Z.
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Fandom Relationship meme   
04:01am 24/06/2009
mood: uncomfortable
Got this from sayuri2023.

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Things I've been through   
06:20pm 16/06/2009
mood: disappointed
01. Put numbers in the boxes instead of ticking them off with x's. (example: 1, 2, 3, 4...)
02. Repost as "I have lived through ___ of these 158 things."

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Two memes   
10:44pm 06/06/2009
mood: listless
Random letter memeCollapse )

As for the second meme...

And the fandoms memeCollapse )
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Song Name Meme   
03:53am 30/04/2009
mood: awake
Using only song names from ONE ARTIST, cleverly answer these questions. Pass it on to 15 people you like and include me. Try not to repeat a song title. It's a lot harder than you think!!

A song meme, apparentlyCollapse )
03:17am 10/03/2009
mood: blah
Japanese MemeCollapse )
Yet another meme!   
05:11pm 04/03/2009
mood: amused
1. Must answer all questions.
2. Be honest.
3. Tag 6 other people.

Honesty meme?Collapse )

Tag 6 people - halo2298, gunsofporn, kanglin, jjblue1, alexiel0927, pockythoughts
A - Z   
03:59am 23/12/2008
mood: bored
Alphabetical quizCollapse )
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Two very strange memes...   
09:20am 07/03/2008
mood: bored
1. A Cuddler? Yes
2. A morning person? No. >.<
3. Short? Yes
4. In your pajamas? No, although I wish I was.
5. Left handed? For certain things. I was almost ambidextrous as a kid, some things I still do better with the left hand.

1. Friend you saw: Three (or was it four?) weeks ago, David.
2. Talked to on the phone: Same timeframe as above, David.
3. Friend you texted: I don't text.
5. Was today better than yesterday? Considering today isn't over yet... but perhaps nothing can beat my auction finds of yesterday.

1. Number: 8 (it is the number for luck and money, after all)

2. Season: Summer


Q: Do you like anybody right now? More like I always have.

Q: What was the first thing you said this morning? What the hell...? Damn it. (didn't hear the alarm go off)

Q: Do you have anything bothering you? Plenty, yes.

Q: What’s the last movie you watched and who’d you watch it with? On TV, or what? I don't remember the title, I watched it near the end, and alone, but it was a movie about a man who kidnaps two kids and keeps them locked in a room because he and his wife want kids.

Q: Where is the last place you went? To work, two days ago.

Q: Do you smile often?: No

Q: Do you wish upon stars? I guess. Been a while though.

Q: Are you a friendly person?: Yes, though a bit cynical.

Q:Where did you sleep last night? In my bed.

Q: What color shirt are you wearing?: Black (turtleneck sweater)

Q: When was the last time you cried? Two or three days ago, I think.

Q: What was your last thought before going to sleep last night? I wanted to dream of .hack. Also, couldn't find a comfortable position.

Q: What are you about to do? Nothing, since I'm at work and it's slow right now.

Q: Rate life as of right now 1-10? 2. Life sucks, but at least I have some cool auction items on the way.

Q: What do you hear right now? Nothing, office is quiet, unless the hum of the computer counts.

Q: If you could drink anything right this second, what would it be? Pepsi

Q: DOES ANYTHING HURT RIGHT NOW? Physically, my lower back; otherwise, yes.

Q: What’s your favorite month? June, it has perfect weather.

Q: What’s your favorite bottled water? Don't have a preference.

Q: Have a best friend? Don't think so.

Q: How many kids do you want/have? I don't want to bear any myself, but I'd like to adopt two.

1. Are you missing someone right now? Always
2. Are you happy?: No
3. Are you talking to anyone right now? Yes
4. Are you bored? Yes
5. Are you German?: No
6. Are you Irish?: No
7. Are you Asian?: West Asian.
8. Are you Bosnian?: No
9. Are your parents still married?: Yes
10. Do you like someone right now? Always have.

1. Hometown: Beyrouth, Lebanon. (because Canada is no decent hometown)
3. Height: 5'2"
4. Hair style: Thick ponytail
6. Birthday: June 16th 1980
7. Mood: Does cynical count?
8. Sex: Female
9. Available?: Yes
10. Lefty/righty: Righty, but some things I do better with my left hand.

1. Love or lust?: Love
3. Cats or dogs?: Dogs
4. homeboys or homegirls? I'm gonna say homeboys, if only because girls are generally more slutty.
5. Television or internet?: Internet
6. Pepsi or coke?: Pepsi
9. Night or day?: Night
10. AIM or phone?: AIM

1. Been caught sneaking out?: Yes
3. Done something you regret: Yes, and who hasn't?
4. Bungee jumped?: No
5. Been on a house boat?: No, but it sounds very interesting.
6. Finished an entire jaw breaker?: If you mean an entire piece of candy, yeah, but an entire package of jaw breakers by myself? I doubt it.
7. Wanted something so badly it hurt?: Yes, though most of the time when something like that physically hurts, it's a deeper emotion than merely "wanting".
8. Cheated on someone?: No
9. Been cheated on?: No, but I've been lied to. I guess that counts.
10. Have you ever used "Your face" as a comeback? No, but it sounds like a strange one.

1. You & your ex:
The one I'm still in love with, not my teenage crush: yes, I was still in love with him years after, and it's nothing to make fun of, and he's an ass for lying to me about caring about me.

2. I am listening to:
Mostly D.Gray-Man mp3s. Last thing I listened to was the TV size version of the newest ED, Wish. I still prefer Anata go Koko ni Iru Riyuu.

3. Maybe I should:
Study law.

4. I love:
Manga and anime.

5. I don't understand:
Why life is such a bitch to me.

7. I last licked:
Uhh... Your tongue touches anything you eat, but if you're talking about actual licking, it was a piece of Caramilk.

8. The meaning of my display name is:
My LJ one? My absolute favorite manga character to date is Tokyo Babylon's Subaru. I prefer him in TB than in X. Since "kun" was taken as a suffix, I took "san".

1. Is your hair wet now? No
3. Do you miss someone? Always
4. Are you wearing chapstick?: Yes
5. Are you tired? A little.
6. Are you wearing pajamas? No
7. Are you mad? No
8. Are you upset? Not at the moment.

1. Recently done anything you regret?: Yes, and anyone who claims otherwise is lying.
2. Ever lied?: Yes, and anyone who claims otherwise is lying.
4. Have you ever hit someone?: Yes, and anyone who claims otherwise is lying.
5. Ever tripped over your own feet? Yes, and anyone who claims otherwise is lying.

1. Have you cursed?: Yes
2. Have you gotten mad at someone? Not yet.

Q: Is there a person who is on your mind right now?
A: There always is.

Q: Do you have any siblings?
A : Yes, two.

Q: Do you want children?
A: Yes. Two, adopted.

Q: Do you smile often?
A: No

Q: What is more difficult for you; looking into someone’s eyes when you are telling someone how you feel, or looking into someone’s eyes when they are telling you how they feel?
A: It's harder to tell someone something, I find, and even harder to look them in the eye while saying it. But once someone's talking to you, it's almost impossible not to look them in the eye, so in that sense, that's easier.

Q: You are at the doctor's office and she has just informed you that you have a limited amount of time to live. What do you do with your remaining days?
A: Whatever I happen to feel like doing. Probably buy every rare anime/manga item out there that I'm interested in, and download and watch episodes of every series I've ever considered watching but hadn't gotten around to doing it.

Q: Would you be afraid?
A: Not really. The prospect of death is not frightening, I only fear the thought of a painful death.

Q: Say someone you really cared about died. You have the chance to give them 1 hour of life back, but you have to give one year of your life. Do you?
A: No way. Totally not worth it.

Q: When and how was the last time you told someone HONESTLY how you felt?
A: I do so every day.

Q: Do you untie your shoes every time you take them off?
A: Only if I can't take them off otherwise.

Q: Do you like your handwriting?
A: No, but I don't hate it either.

Q: Who's bed other than yours would you rather sleep in?
A: My brother's.

Q: What color shirt are you wearing right now?
A: Black (turtleneck sweater)

Q: What were you doing at 7PM yesterday?
A: I think I was re-reading a scanlation of one of the volumes of X. Got the urge to re-read this series yesterday, all of a sudden.

Q: I can't wait till:
A: I get married, I guess, since that's the ultimate security.

Q: What would you rather be called?
A: I do love the name Tsukasa. Supposedly an ambiguous name, even though it seems to be used mostly for males.

Q: When did you cry last?
A: Two or three days ago, I think.

Q: Are you a friendly person?
A: Yes, if cynical.

Q: Do you have any pets?
A: Used to, don't now.
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Life meme   
04:56pm 14/01/2008
mood: hungry
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03:39am 22/12/2007
mood: blank
Weird meme thingCollapse )
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So who were you in a past life?   
02:49am 17/12/2007
mood: content

In a Past Life...

You Were: A Kind Monk.

Where You Lived: Japan.

How You Died: The Plague.

Random quiz thing   
04:12am 06/12/2007
mood: depressed
60 QuestionsCollapse )
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Fun stuff   
12:47am 19/11/2007
mood: bored
Zodiac relationship quizCollapse )

Things starting with the first letter of your middle nameCollapse )
I'm not American either :P   
02:11pm 08/11/2007
mood: amused
REAL reasons Americans are opposed to gay marriage...Collapse )

Please post this in your journal if you are for gay marriage.
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Concordia's screening - new shows   
11:40am 29/09/2007
mood: content
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