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17 Live App Impression

Recently, I've been seeing 17 Live app commercials in Japanese media. Here's one of them.So I finally decided to check out the app and it's surprisingly not bad. The streaming app is mainly Asian-focused, but their system is definitely way better than other streaming app services like Twitter's Periscope. I even watched a random fairly popular Japanese celebrity named Anna Inthesea streaming a liv...

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Free Japanese University Anime/Manga Courses on edX

Kyoto University is currently hosting free anime/manga-based online courses on edX. The two part courses introduce ethics in life sciences and health care through manga. Meanwhile, Tokyo Institute of Technology is also hosing a free anime/manga-based online course on edX. The course is about the introduction to electrical and electronic engineering. It will be taught by a mascot named Sakura Ooka...

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My Trip - Wonder Con 2016

Last weekend, I went to Wonder Con which got moved from Anaheim, California to Los Angeles, California and it's basically the official sister of San Diego Comic Con. Although for this year, I was somewhat disappointed for not seeing any cosplayers who caught my interest because they were mainly "fat people" (who shouldn't be cosplaying and showing skin, in my opinion) during my time in the convent...

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Shuriken Shaped Multi-Tool on Makuake

Shuriken Shaped Multi-Tool is almost successfully funded in Japan on a service similar to Kickstarter called Makuake. The multi-tool can be used to measure, opening a beer/soda bottle, and much more. Currently they reached ¥739,100 out of their ¥1,000,000 goal with 11 days left. For more details, check out the page. Here's a trailer.Makuake: https://www.makuake.com/project/shuriken/...

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My Trip - Anime Expo LA 2014

So I mentioned on a post and Twitter that I went to Anime Expo in LA. It was pretty fun and was actually way less crowded compared to San Diego Comic Con which I've been to before many times. Anyway, I took some pictures and videos while I was at the convention. Here they are. Quick note that I didn't have much memory space to record everything on one video. The videos are taken as short parts on ...

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My Trip to Colossalcon!

A cosplayer from outside of the con. She's cosplaying Celty from 'Durarara!'Colossalcon is an Anime convention here located in Ohio. It is also a 4 day convention, therefore.. It's pretty big! A few larder events to name would be the Colossalcon Ball, Ask Your Favorite Anime Character, Otaku Arts and Crafts Fair, Gothic Lolita Fashion Showcause, Cosplay Contest, Symphonic Anime Orchestra and many ...

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My Trip - Wonder Con 2014

A cool League of Legends cosplay.Weeks ago, if you didn't see my blog status or me tweeting about it, I went to Wonder Con which is located at Anaheim, California and it's basically the official sister of San Diego Comic Con. Although I forgot to take a video and also there were two cool cosplays of Kill la Kill and Sailor Moon pictures I took which has me with them but won't be posted just yet (o...

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My Trip - Birch Aquarium

Around a month ago, I went to Birch Aquarium located in San Diego, California. Here are some my pics.The location.A cool looking sea horse.Some cute baby sea horses.I also took a rushed video of a quick walkthrough.Since I've been to a lot of aquariums during my travels, I wasn't quite satisfied and it's just pretty much average. The best aquarium I had ever been to is currently the one located in...

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Why Instant Ramen is Unhealthy (Ramen Study in Stomach)

So I used to eat instant ramen a bunch times until I stopped eating them as much as possible since last year. The reason being? Study shows instant ramen (or processed ramen) digests very slow in your stomach compared to fresh ramen. Here's the video that will explain the comparison and details thanks to the researcher, Dr. Braden Kuo. Um, yeah. That looks disgusting. I've been mostly sticking wit...

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Japanese Street Fashion Part 5 - Angura Kei

This is more of a subculture of Visual Kei which is stated in a previous post. Unlike Visual kei, this fashion is taking a darker turn to things. This is the darkest form of Visual kei that there is. Usually people wear very dark and very heavy make-up. The clothing usually follows the modern ‘goth’ AKA wearing mostly black with spikes and chains.An example.This is also heavily influenced by more ...

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