Filed under: Anime, Film | Tags: drama, Film, GV, mori, oshii, production ig, romance, sky crawlers, war
The Sky Crawlers, the last book of its series of novels, takes place in an alternate time-line, following the lives of a group of adolescent fighter pilots, known as Kildren. The award-winning, Oscar-nomination-possible film, adapted from a part of 森博嗣 (MORI Hiroshi)‘s five-part novel, is directed by 押井守 (Oshii Mamoru).
Warning: Spoilers ahead, read at own risk.
Returning to AFA08 after an eventful day 1, I was only mildly interested in the Cosplay Mania. Nevertheless it was still interesting enough. I realised there was an Al Azif cosplay, but I never did get close enough to get any shots. Somehow I missed out on Illya and Lolicard ones as well.
After braving through day 1 of AFA08, all I wanna say is that it’s pretty awesome right down to the last. Or rather it was made awesome because of the concert by Ichirou Mizuki (ANIKI!).
Two days ago I had the rare opportunity to attend a workshop hosted by Animax, with Dannychoo speaking about blogging.
Those present were pretty much all local bloggers like tj_han from RIUVA, darkmirage, AK, double, gordon, alafista, Impz from THAT, eddie from CDS, and tueac from SPLA, etc etc. I don’t exactly know everyone there, but this is all I can remember.
With one of my usual makan crusaders in China, my usual look-for-good-food-place days are more or less tamer. Not that I’m complaining since I’m still saving up money for a trip to the Camerons… yet again lol.
That aside, it’ll be Danny Choo’s blogging workshop at Animax tomorrow. And before that I’ll have a nasty test. These couple of weeks see a nice bunch of examinable abominations which is really pretty taxing. As well as the AFA 08 this weekend.
p.s. Will be covering stuff from the DC workshop. If I’m allowed that is. Copyright infringement in Singapore is serious business.
Filed under: Uncategorized
The 44th president of the United States of America, the first of African-American descent, Barack Obama will take the oath of office come January 2009.
I will take to think that it’ll be one of the toughest presidency of the past decade, for he who is president will need to make better the global problem of wars, famines, and economy breakdown. Not all of them may or will be resolved anytime soon. It might take even longer than his seat in the office; but it is crucial he lays the proper foundation to the betterment of the world.
But do not hasten to forget that, removing nuclear weapons, withdrawing troops, giving out welfare are not solutions. They are actions that merely invite reprieve, and perhaps other undesirable outcomes. Imperative it is for the new POTUS to be able to understand and grasp the crux of issues that plague our world. Afterall, the present will shape our future.
p.s. POTUS – President Of The United States
Filed under: Event
Ticketing details for the VIP passes to May’n’s concert on the 23rd is out. $118 for the DieDiamond VIP Pass which sees you through the concert with the best seating arrangements, and a autography and handshake session. The $68 has a pretty good seating as well, and gives you a change to fight the other 299 dudes for a 20/300 chance to attend the autography and handshake session. $8 ticket will enable you to drool as you watch fellow attendees queue for May’n’s autograph and handshake.