Honors Thesis Submission – Dreams Do Come True

March 27, 2015


…and with that, I’ve come to the end of my University education. The years just flew by and I am still in shock at how fast it felt (in retrospect). People say that dreams don’t always come true and that sooner or later, you’ll have to face cold, hard and harsh reality.

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Actar’s Acquisitions – December 2014 and January 2015

February 18, 2015

December 14 1 Cropped

It’s 2015 and we can’t send our cars in for a hover conversion… Color me disappointed!

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JLPT N2、無事に合格しました!

January 29, 2015


Ooh, I was not expecting this at all! The results of the JLPT were made available today and I’m happy to say that I managed to pass N2! That’s another step closer to fulfilling my childhood dream of being (officially recognized as being) fluent in Japanese (and employment!).

AFA14 Acquisitions and Autographs

December 9, 2014


It’s that time of year again and this year’s AFA was a pretty phenomenal one, if I do say so myself.

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Actar’s Acquisitions – November 2014

December 3, 2014

November 2014 Edited

Another so quickly? Yup.

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Actar’s Acquisitions – July, August, September and October 2014

November 24, 2014


Loot posts have now officially become the obligatory “I’m not dead yet!” posts! The days become busier and busier as I approach the second semester of my final year in University. But enough about that, let’s get on to the merchandise!

Everything after the jump!

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Role Language of Yandere Characters in Anime

July 18, 2014


One of the amazing things about anime is its versatility. By that, I’m not referring to its ability as a medium to tell a wide range of stories. I’m talking about its ability to be used as a case-study in a plethora of classes. Here’s a little write up I did for a Japanese linguistics course analyzing the speech of everyone’s favorite yandere characters.

Enjoy… or else~

(Seriously, I had to go through a ton of academic readings in Japanese for this and it was not easy…)
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