Monthly Archives: October 2010

Eve no Jikan : Artificial Intelligence in society

“The future, probably Japan. Robots have long been put into practical use, and androids have just come into use.” Eve no Jikan, or Time of Eve, is a short ONA about a cafe called the Time of Eve, set in … Continue reading

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OreImo is starting to piss me off – A rant.

I don’t know. Perhaps it’s me. Perhaps it’s the result of how my friend puts it, ‘being too negative.’ Or perhaps I just don’t like the show as much as I wanted to. Every episode, I find the show to … Continue reading

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Amagami SS – Ai Arc End : Lessons learnt from General Burnside’s crater

General Burnside, from which sideburns were derived, was a Union Army general in the American Civil War, having led several successful campaigns in places like North Carolina, but having suffered devastating defeats as well. Widely considered to be his greatest … Continue reading

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Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt : A metaphorical middle finger

It doesn’t take much to see that GAINAX’s latest controversial offering, Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt, is referencing American cartoons at every corner possible. Aside from Chuck, who the creators said was a homage to Gir from Invader Zim, the … Continue reading

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Anime, Bloggers and the Land of the Rising Sun – What causes this obsession with Japan?

(This post was originally written on the 22nd of September. Hopefully Valence has the sense to stay on hiatus, which I doubt.) Often we find bloggers blogging over trips to Japan. While some bloggers don’t overdo it, some bloggers seem … Continue reading

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Weeaboo-ism

(This post was originally written on September 19. Valence is currently on hiatus) It’s no secret that I despise, or rather, disapprove of weeaboos. I have a classmate in class who is a weeaboo, and we constantly taunt him for … Continue reading

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Anthromorphic animals – Good or Bad?

(This post was written on the 22nd of September. Valence predicts that he’s probably dropping in from time to time to reply to comments, completely breaking the promise he set with everyone.) Anthromorphic animals seem to be all the rage … Continue reading

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