Thoughts on Anime [C]: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control

June 19, 2011 / Opinion, Philosophy / 3 Comments

One of the most thought-provoking animes ever made is airing on Fuji TV. It’s called [C]: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control. Sort of an antagonist, Mikuni Soichiro (left) and Protagonist, Kimimaro Yoga (right) I’m terrible at writing synopses, so I’m not gonna even going to try. Here it is from Wikipedia: The Japanese…


Poi – Maori Performance Art

September 5, 2009 / Culture / 2 Comments

While doing one of my random YouTube surfing, when I stumbled upon poi, a traditional performance art from the New Zealand’s Maori people. Traditional poi is made of a string and a ball. But what really intrigues me is modern poi – the one with LED lights and glow sticks. There’s just something very entrancing…


Japanese Jazz: Informel 8

August 8, 2009 / Daily Life / 3 Comments

There was this one guy I really, really admired in middle school. I have always wished be at least half as talented as he is. He’s extremely talented and dedicated to everything he does. Whenever he has a goal, he would relentlessly pursue it and is always confident of its success. In school, he had…


Maru the Japanese Cat

August 5, 2009 / Internet Memes / 19 Comments

My boyfriend, my parents and my ex-housemates can all vouch for this: I am obsessed with cats. Before I go off to bed every night, I must get my fix of I Can Has Cheezburger and Cute Overload. And whoever is unlucky enough to be around me then would be coerced into sharing joys of…


YUI Yoshioka – My New Idol

May 5, 2009 / Daily Life / 26 Comments

Sep 1 ’09 Update – Replaced with a working video! People who know me in person, have read my blog long enough or have browsed through my Last.FM will probably notice this about me: I absolutely hate rock music. Aside from Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, I have no other rock song on my iTunes playlist of…


My Valentine’s Day in Singapore

February 18, 2009 / Culture, Daily Life, Reviews / 8 Comments

With my boyfriend still in Canada, I spent my Valentine’s day with a friend this year. We went to some nice places, bought some clothes, and had an mini adventure of sorts. Food For Thought Our first stop was the Food for Thought. It’s not everyday you can walk into a quaint IKEA-laden store that…


My Cover of アイシテル Aishiteru

November 30, 2008 / Daily Life / 9 Comments

My WordPress draft list is getting longer. But I just can’t seem to be able to publish any of them recently. Guess that’s what you call writer’s block. So here’s a song I’ve been singing whilst in the shower instead. It’s called アイシテル (Aishiteru; I love you), originally sung by a Jpop newcomer 清水翔太 (Shimizu…