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Monday, 13-Dec-2004 00:00 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Office Christmas Party

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We had the annual office christmas party tonight. Unfortunately, I couldn't drink yet again.


Saturday, 27-Nov-2004 00:00 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Secret...

 
Had a nice tapas dinner with a couple of friends and gossiped in one of their rooms afterwards.


Saturday, 20-Nov-2004 00:00 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Origin of oyuki

 
People who know me know I like Japanese animation. One of the reasons I like them is because sometimes you see part of yourself being portrayed as a character in a particular anime. Japanese animes (IMHO) are also far more imaginative (and funny) than what Disney can come up with. Not all animations are good, in fact some of them are rather bad. However, here are two of the very best:

Miyazaki Hayao see http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/
He is regarded as the god of anime (including me) by many. His new film "Howl's Moving Castle" is coming out in Japan TODAY (!!!).

Takahashi Rumiko see http://furinkan.com/rumic
She writes mainly manga and many of her series are very well known e.g. Ranma 1/2, Maison Ikkoku, Inuyasha. I particularly admire how she designs individual characters and how they interact in the series.

Oyuki is a character from the series Urusei Yatsura (dating back early 80s!), literally meaning "honourable snow". Urusei Yatsura was Takahashi's first bestseller.
More info: http://furinkan.com/tomobiki/uy/


Friday, 19-Nov-2004 00:00 Email | Share | | Bookmark
I am a newbie

Just signed up. I don't have much to say at the moment but I will try to add some stuff when I get round to do it.


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