My Birthday, New TV Set and Future Plans

July 15, 2010

Yui and Mio throwing a special concert, just for me., complete with fog machines~

As they say, another year older, another year wiser. Unfortunately, I cannot attest to this adage at all, because if I were wiser, I’d stop spending money on plastic crack. (^.^;)

This birthday, I finally replaced my old TV, which I have been using for about 5 years, with a brand new HD enabled one. But, the thing is, I will not be able to utilize the TV to its full potential as I have yet to purchase a Blu-Ray player… Mm… Gotta set my priorities straight.

While my actual Birthday was at the end of June, I waited this long before posting a ‘Birthday post’ as I wanted to wait till I had the TV up and running. This way, I could present to you my brand new TV set up in all it’s glory!

Click to view larger image. (^.^)

So, what do you think? How many figures/pieces of merchandise can you identify? (^.^) Do note that the watermark is covering up a couple of 1/60 Yamato VF-1s and a set of Evangelion themed UCC Coffee cans. Also wanted to perch my Revoltech MP Eva on the top of the TV like my previous one, but the TV was way too slim to accommodate the figure.

Regrettably, I don’t have a picture showing off my Birthday loot, so you’ll just have to trust me on this one. (^.^;)

– Megahouse Ranka Lee
– Dengeki G’s Festival w/ Kanade Dakimakura and Yuri Nendo Pucchi
– Getsumen to Heiki Mina Limited PS2 Box (did a review on this one already)
– 1/1 scale Kusagao Midori HandPuppet Special Ver. (Something that I’ve always wanted)
– Evangelion Film Clipping featuring this scene:

One of my favorite scenes from the movie, if I might add.

– Kamen Rider W Double Driver
– Kamen Rider W Metal Shaft
– Kamen Rider W Trigger Magnum
– Kamen Rider W Skull Magnum
– Kamen Rider W Stag Phone
– Kamen Rider W S.H.Figuarts Cyclone Set (seen in an earlier post)
– Kamen Rider W WFC Figures 01,02 and 03

A ton more loot coming later this month and the next… (a possible adoption perhaps!!!) Went way too overbored with the proxy again… Right now, I’m so short on cash that I had to cancel a multitude of orders, including Figma Saber Alter and Yamato’s YF-19… (TT.TT)

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New Banner!

February 18, 2010

Original Banner

Got tired of the old banner that was really cobbled together without any thought, and was supposed to be temporary until I could work something out.

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And Nanoha Month Begins

February 3, 2010

The tip of the iceberg. The drizzle before the rain and the rain before the storm. To begin what I kinda dub ‘Nanoha Month’ (Even though there’s going to be a ton of K-On! and Macross stuff as well), is Figma Nanoha Movie First Version.

…and open the flood gates for already, the most expensive month this year. Why? Just wait and see. (^.^;)

On a side note:

I’m at a complete loss with my review planning. Would like to review Figma Yui this weekend and leave Figma Nanoha Movie First version, which I just got today, till next week. I think I’ll also leave the Figma Nanoha School Uniform Version till next week as well…

…and don’t even talk about my Japan Trip videos which I would like to get up and running as quickly as possible… I’m about halfway done editing through the mountain of footage that I took.

Last but not least, I just chose the prize for the upcoming contest that has been in planning for ages. It’s a prize of EPIC proportions that can easily become a prized possession in any Anime Collector’s collection, not to mention, cost a pretty penny as well.

(Disclaimer: Prize identity subject to change, though unlikely.)


Some BiriBiri Randomness

January 15, 2010

A chance meeting?!

More randomness from Actar as I compile and revise upcoming reviews and articles… The thing about holidays is that there’s always ‘tomorrow’. As one of you guys said, holidays just means more time for procrastination. (^.^;)

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My Days as a Hikkikomori NEET Begin

December 6, 2009

With the end of my High School life, comes my days as a Hikkikomori NEET while I wait to enter college. It’s going to be a blast. (^.^)


Exams Are Starting…

November 8, 2009

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So tomorrow, November 10th, my final exams shall commence and will end on December 3rd. After that, it will be the beginning of a ton of new things for both this blog and Actar’s Reviews.

I shall elaborate further after my exams, but I shall finally be able to write and post a number of Articles that I have been meaning to do for some time. As for Actar’s Reviews, I will not only try out other video editing programs, but I will also experiment with my reviewing style. Most importantly, I’ll be catching up with the current releases. Actar’s Reviews on overdrive!

Last but not least, despite Actar’s Reviews being on haitus, I shall be continuing to blog. The two upcoming posts you can look forward to are my experiences with EVA 2.0 and my coverage of AFA09.


Updates, Upcoming Stuff and Anime

September 6, 2009

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First of all, I do have to thank everyone for visiting my blog from those of you who are fans of my weekly video review series ‘Actar’s Reviews’ to those of you are just a visiting fellow Okaku. It really means a lot to me and I do appreciate your viewership, support, encouragement and comments.

So on to the main issue at hand.

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