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Kirino Kousaka is a anime/manga character in the Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai franchise
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Hello everyone, it's a Friday. For me, it's another day of work after working at the family business this whole spring break. This week, I was working on the Spring Anime 2014 Trailers Guide and the Anime Vice's Top 20 Manga Series of 2013. It's time to take a little detour and revive this embarrassing project, take some stress off.

You guys and gals can call me weird or perverted. I don't mind. We all have fetishes deep inside.

Past Articles

Why are we covering sibling love, incest or non incest (for non blood related characters)? This winter season of 2014 was pretty awkward. We had two dirty shows that focuses on the forbidden love to little sisters while we had one show dedicated to little brothers. The summaries are from Crunchyroll.

Fetish Friday: Little Sisters

1. Oreimo
Technically, this show wasn't aired during the winter season, but it was the first show I saw that pulled me into this world. Who got me into the show? It's my good friends, Daniel Newton and Kurt. I can't omit this show because of its infamous ending that drove many fans who love the show to hell.
2. Pupa
Plot: Growing up with an abusive father, Utsutsu is highly protective of his younger sister Yume. One day, Yume sees a red butterfly and contracts the strange Pupa virus. She begins to sprout grotesque wings and to indiscriminately attack both animals and humans. Hoping to find a way to stop the advance of the virus, Utsutsu seeks out Maria, a researcher who knows the secret of Pupa. He decides to sacrifice his own body as live bait for the sake of saving Yume.
3. Recently, My Sister is Unusual
Plot: Yuya and Mitsuki have recently become brother and sister because of their parents remarrying. Mitsuki is having a hard time opening up to her new family, but their parents leave for a foreign country right after getting married before that can get any better. As Mitsuki is troubled by her new life living alone with Yuya, a amnesiac ghost girl, Hiyori, appears before her, and she is forced to help her pass on to the next world...

Fetish Fridays: Little Brothers

1. Oneechan ga Kita
Plot: Tomoya’s father remarries to another woman, giving him a stepsister, Ichika. However Ichika is 17-years old and has completely fallen in love with her stepbrother who is only 13!! Families will collide in the most unusual fashion this season, in the new anime short: ONEE-CHAN GA KITA!

Let's go over the differences between how little sisters love are portrayed in Pupa and Recently My Sister Unusual and how are little brothers love portrayed.

Little Sisters

In Pupa and Recently, My Sister is Unusual, it gave off a more sexual vibe. Both shows had some controversial fan service with their scenes. Pupa is all about the little sister eating her brother's flesh. The brother gives his consent. In that one episode, he was on the bed while she was on top. She biting him and saying Onii-chan for the entire episode. The brother was in great pain as he gritted his teeth and bite down the pain. Yeah, it was a terrible series, but damn, I couldn't hold back laughing.

For My Sister is Unusual, it was about the step brother trying to rebuild his family to get back the connection. Yuya's mother died, so his father remarried. He wanted to be a good brother, but Mitsuki who is forced to wear a chastity belt due to Hiyori, a perverted ghost obsessed over Yuya. This drives the wedge between Yuya and Mitsuki. Yuya wants to get closer to Mitsuki while Mitsuki tries to get away from him. It's a like a tug of war.

(I lost my train of thought. Trying to remember the crazy theories that were formed back then. I forgot what I said to my pals in this community)

With these two shows, the little sister fetish comes from the virtues of her being innocent and pure. She needs protection and guidance. With Oreimo, Kyousuke helps Kirino find friends that love her despite her love for eroge. He is willing to sacrifice his image and make himself as a scapegoat in the first season when their father found out Kirino's unhealthy collection. In Pupa, Utsutsu is willing to let his sister treat him as a food source. I remember in No-Rin that one character said it was a form of paternal love. Have to check No-rin again.

Also, others argue it comes from the whole forbidden love thing.

Little Brothers

I only have one example. I can't really based a pattern on this. From my impressions, the show was light hearted comedy. You had three sisters with brothers. All with their own unique relationships. Ichika's love with her step brother was endearing and not so creepy. For the light blue hair siblings, the younger brother hates his older sister. They have a rough relationship. Ichika reminds me of Hiyori from My Sister is Unusual. Both women are quick to jealously when their love interest interacts with another girl.

Let's end this blog. I'm distracting myself from my teammates' project for the spring guide.

In the end, the sibling love is more seen in anime and not much in the states. In the states, (from a non native American citizen) cousin love is more common than sibling love. I could be wrong since I don't watch a lot of TV or movies. It depends on the culture. For my home country, cousin love is seen as okay while in the states, it's looked down.

Hope you enjoy this blog. I know it's crazy. Had to get it out of there.

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Best ending ever..... i guess
Best ending ever..... i guess

As i write this blog about Oreimo's ending i'm pretty sure by now that you know what the ending is already. Hey my fellow vicers ! ARD here to give you my thoughts on the ending of Oreimo 2 and how it affected fans by it's dramatic conclusion.

Oreimo 2 had 13 episodes that aired from April 7 to June 30, 2013. Knowing that the first season had OVA's for the true ending i knew that the 13th episode was not the end of it. Having heard that the next OVA were in August, i decided to wait for it's release. Then finally, the 3 episodes were shown during OTAKON 2013 on August 9, 2013 the having release worldwide on August 18. Me not knowing this, I was lucky to watch it when a friend of mine told me that there are 3 episode added. So i rapidly went home and watched this series come to an end. And boy was i surprised about the ending.

My thoughts and opinions about the ending

To tell you the truth, Regardless about all of your opinions about how it ended. I just want to say that you guys have it the wrong way. Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai is actually a masterpiece.

The show is a great example of a true love story is. With little sister's as a trend to Japanese culture to being moe, I see it in the show as symbol of destiny or fate in the show. The show itself is very ironic and also the title of the first season's opening called Irony by "ClariS". At the start of the series, Kyousuke defended Kirino's crazy obsession of eroge from people who think that it is weird for a girl to like Imouto themed eroge that will make her believe that incest is good. This in turn has made actually Kyousuke have a strong bond and closer with Kirino which was her goal from the start. Having a strong relationship. And after playing the eroge that Kirino made him play he actually wanted to do the bird's and the bee's with her.

But Kyousuke couldn't do it because in reality, it's actually disgusting and Hentai logic does not exist. Kirino and Kyousuke are just two roads that would just intersect and cannot come back to where they intersected. He gave up and turned down Ayase, Saori, Kuroneko, Kanako and, his chilhood bestfriend Manami (yes i understand that people are raging because there Ayase, Saori, Kuroneko, Kanako and, Manami X Kyousuke pairings are rejected because of him. ) just to announce to the public that he loves his little sister more than anything. But knowing how society will see it, It's nothing more than a guy's delusion of having his little sister as a lover as a True Route ending that he wants to clear that cannot happen in real life. Just having a fake wedding was just the only option they had since getting married for real is not possible for them to happen.

How did even end this way? They could have just said "let's not continue this anymore" and stop this incestous relationship right away (most likely during the start of the second season). But having much thought about it, there is no other alternative ending to end it. It's already said in the title, It's was already planned to end like that since the very beginning of the story. Even if his childhood bestfriend Manami was there too stop them, it was already to late to begin with.

Oreimo is not a Comedy, Harem and, Romance anime. It's actually falls into one theme that we never even saw coming. Romance-Tragedy. Yes! A Tragedy where all happy endings are just delusions in front of the audience eyes to see, but in reality they all getting scraped away because of the decisions of Kyousuke like Oedipus (sorta just like him).

I think there will never be an anime that could have a deep message like Oreimo and when that time comes, I hope you're prepared to make sacrifices that will make a good story for fans to understand.

just saying
just saying

For those who want to see the marriage seen between the two here's the vid below. What about you guys? Do you think that the ending was satisfying or should make another alternative true ending? leave down a comment and thanks for reading. ARD out!

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Spring 2013 Experiences where I share my first and final impressions of shows that were recommended to me by my friends in the community. Don't worry, I don't put heavy spoilers here. I'll introduce myself to explain why I started these special blogs.

I'm Takashichea (Taka for short), a wiki editor who was a big Shonen fan. Most of the anime series I started out were Shonen series on Toonami, Fox Box, and Kids WB. I wanted to wet my feet and explore certain genres. That's when my good friends of Anime Vice come in. They recommend me some awesome stuff.

Feel free to recommend anime or manga series. I'll recommend some good ones, too.

Haganai Season 1

Daniel recommended it to me after he and I enjoyed Pet Girl of Sakura back in fall 2012. Plus, I wanted to say something in the Haganai Discussion thread. It all started when my pal, Acura Max, and I were talking about a Sena figurine. She was called meat, and we didn't know why. It was hilarious.

I finally tried the show. It was a slice of show about a club that helps people make friends. Since I was still under Pet Girl of Sakura mode, I expected some heavy drama and romance. No, Haganai is light hearted and full of fan service. What I will take from this show is Yozora and her treatment of Sena. Yozora likes calling Sena meat because of her endowed body. The cast of characters are mostly girls since this is a harem series. The two girls that stand out are Rika and Yozora. Sena is your blonde bombshell who only serves as fan service. Kobato is an average middle school girl who has an abnormal affection for her big brother. Yukimura is a docile girl who has mixed gender identities. She's like your Mikuru Asahina of the series. Rika is the mad scientist/fujoshi who inserts some crazy, sexual innuendos in her conversations. The male lead isn't meek & perverted or a perverted, asshole. Kodaka is an average guy whose hair color and appearance makes everyone fear him. They think he's a delinquent. He's like Ichigo of Bleach if he had a harem. Both Ichigo and Kodaka have no affection or affinity towards any of the girls in their show. To wrap this up, my final impressions of the show isn't fantastic. I didn't like the show. Sure, it had some entertaining episodes. It just didn't reeled me in enough to continue to the next season. It was boring most of the time since most of the characters just play game. Without spoiling anyone here, the ending focuses on Kodaka and Yozora. It's one of the few character developments. The show focuses predominantly on Kodaka, Sena, and Yozora. You won't see much of the rest of the cast.

Oreimo Season 1

This show was recommended by Daniel, too. On Twitter, I was telling Daniel that Oreimo was creepy after reading the premise. In the premise, Kirino had eroge that focuses on making love to little sisters. He and his friend's conversations just focused on Kirino. I thought Kirino was like those typical tsundere girls like Astarotte. I was wrong. Kirino is a bit different. Since I finished Haganai, I had low expectations for Oreimo. I thought I would hate it. After watching the first episode, it blew me away. It was entertaining, and it hooked me in. Oreimo had the drama plus a beautiful cast that blended well. All the conflicts came from Kirino. She wants to keep her hobbies a secret from everyone while at the same time, she wants to have friends who will appreciate her. Kyousuke is caught in it. He does so much for his little sister. I can't spoil you guys and gals on it. I didn't find Oreimo creepy anymore. It's not like those anime shows where the little sister screams "Onii-chan" repeatedly.

Speaking of little sister, I watched this show with my little sister. She got into the show when she got curious about me laughing so hard. Plus, this is the only anime series that made me got drunk for stupid reasons. I was stupid and somehow, I read the ending of the light novel series on Oreimo Wikia. It was on a character page. I forgot most of it.

My final impression of the show is that Oreimo is one hell of a show. I definitely recommend the show for fans who love comedic, slice of shows with some fan service. Don't worry, the show will not make you feel uncomfortable. It's not too indecent and full of loli fan service. It's pretty tame.

Shin Sekai Yori

This anime series was recommended to me by my little sister and her friend. I finished in a marathon in April during spring break with my little sister and her friend. Shin Sekai Yori or From the New World is a psychological, horror show about a utopia. There are five main characters who will uncover dark secrets about their town and the history behind humanity. I can't go far in details since this show's plot twists are killer. It makes you rethink about humanity. We are enemies to ourselves. This is quite a disturbing show. Despite that the studio has budget and animations issues, it still creates a beautiful story with lots of bloody and gorey scenes. After finishing the anime, I'm not going back to watch it again. It's depressing a bit. Though, the ending has hope. Saki and her gang will continue to make a better future. I'm happy with the whole anime series.

What discourages people from watching the show is probably the episode with two guys and two girls kissing. Everyone is okay with two girls kissing, but two guys, people drop the show. It didn't disgust me. I'm used to it because my hometown predominantly actively supports gay marriage. It's nothing new. Shin Sekai Yori is an underrated show. To me, it's one of the best shows in 2013 (despite starting in 2012). It won't be popular because it's not a show for everyone.

I recommend watching the anime or reading the novel. My little sister told me that the manga version is ruined by fan service. I haven't read the manga, but it's a shame that it uses it.

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Welcome, my fellow AnimeVice members, to this my third installment of the Weekly Figure Preview feature here on the Vice. Last week, we previewed three anime figures (Maxima, Yuri, and Black Gold Saw) along with one nendoroid (Makise Kurisu), and this week will feature the same preview formula. All of the figures/nendoroids that will be featured in this preview can be found on Play-Asia's site. For any figures that are not on Play-Asia, I will provide the link for the product at the end of the figure's respective article. Due to my current commitment to college, the next couple of previews might be shortened or perhaps not appear as scheduled. The line up for today, as follows:
 
  1. Strike Witches 1/8th Scale PVC: Charlotte Elwood Yeager (ALTER Corporation)
  2. K-ON! 1/7th Scale PVC: Akiyama Mio (Max Factory Version) (GoodSmile Company/MAX FACTORY)
  3. Steins;Gate 1/8th Scale PVC: Makise Kurisu (Kotobukiya Corporation)
  4. Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Nendoroid PVC: Kirino Kosaka (GoodSmile Company) 
 
I will give readers a preview of each figure, complete with 2 images, descriptions, price, and my overall thoughts on each figure. 

Strike Witches 1/8th Scale PVC: Charlotte Elwood Yeager

Produced by the ALTER Corporation and licensed by AIC Spirits Studios as part of their official line of Strike Witches products, the 1/8th Scale Strike Witches PVC Charlotte Elwood Yeager figure is expected to see global market release around May 2011 in Japan and on Play-Asia's site for roughly 7,800 Yen (excluding taxes). It is crafted by the talented figure sculptor Munetoshi Kajio for the ALTER Corporation
Figure Preview: Charlotte Elwood Yeager
Figure Preview: Charlotte Elwood Yeager
Being new to the Strike Witches anime as well as the Strike Witches franchise from AIC Spirits/GONZO, I needed to look up more information regarding both Strike Witches and Charlotte Elwood Yeager, one of the many girls that appears in the franchise. I stumbled across this figure on ALTER's site last week when browsing their upcoming figures, and it quickly caught my interests to the point that I felt that I should preview it this week. I am not quite sure what about this figure caught my attention, but I was impressed by the quality that both ALTER and sculptor Munetoshi Kajio have put into this figure, from her overall appearance of her outfit to her striker gear down to the combat rifle she wields in battle. As a certified sucker for anime girls with guns, that is perhaps the reason why I took interest in her in the first place, since I had not known anything about her prior to looking up information on Monday. The blades on her striker unit are swappable with both still blades and spinning blades depending on what the collector wishes to display with. She would make a great addition to anyone's figure collection who is looking for another high quality figure that will attract the attention of all who lay eyes upon her in your growing collection. Perhaps I should look into Strike Witches one of these days....
Figure Preview: Charlotte Elwood Yeager
Figure Preview: Charlotte Elwood Yeager
Height: 210 Mm (21 Cm)
Availability: Limited (Limited Edition: Currently available for pre-order on Play-Asia and expected for global release in May 2011)
Price: 7,800 Yen (roughly $94.90 USD)
Who It is Recommended For: Fans of the Strike Witches franchise, Charlotte Elwood Yeager, or the figure collector who is looking to add a high quality figure to their expanding collections that is modestly priced compared to other similar-sized figures on the market. 

K-ON! 1/7th Scale PVC: Mio Akiyama (MAX FACTORY Version)

Produced by the GoodSmile Company in their continued partnership with MAX FACTORY and licensed by Kyoto Animation as part of their official K-ON! line of products, the 1/7th Scale K-ON! PVC Mio Akiyama figure is currently available on the market in Japan and on Play-Asia's site for roughly 7,640 Yen (excluding taxes). It was sculpted by the talented figure sculptor Nakayaman for MAX FACTORY
Figure Preview: Mio Akiyama
Figure Preview: Mio Akiyama
Being new to both the K-ON! anime as well as the K-ON! franchise from Kyoto Animation, I had to look up more information regarding the K-ON! franchise and Mio Akiyama, one of the five main female characters that is in the K-ON! franchise. I came across this figure when checking out the newest figures uploaded on GoodSmile's site, and decided since I had put off the other K-ON! figure that I had meant to feature last week (Tsumugi Kotobuki), I would feature Mio in this week's figure preview. Although I am not much of a fan of the moe or slice of life anime genres, this figure won me over with the high quality that both MAX FACTORY and their sculptor Nakayaman have put into her, from the details on her maid outfit to the flowing black hair and her slightly embarrassed expression down to the intricate details on her prized bass guitar Elizabeth. She would make a perfect addition to the figure collector's collection who is looking for a good quality figure that is attractive to the eye and priced at a affordable price that will not put the squeeze on your wallet. Still not sure if I will ever give the K-ON! franchise a try, but perhaps one of these days I might try it out and see what everyone is talking about.
Figure Preview: Mio Akiyama
Figure Preview: Mio Akiyama
Height: 230 Mm (23 Cm)
Availability: Limited (Limited Edition: Currently for sale on Play-Asia's site)
Price: 7,640 Yen (roughly $89.90 USD)
Who It is Recommended For: Fans of the K-ON! franchise, Mio Akiyama, or figure collectors that are looking into a good quality figure that is easy on the wallet and will be a eye-catching addition to their expanding collections. 

Steins;Gate 1/8th Scale PVC: Makise Kurisu

Produced by the Kotobukiya Corporation and licensed by the joint partnership of 5pb. and Nitro+ as part of their official line of Steins;Gate products, the 1/8th Scale Steins;Gate PVC Makise Kurisu figure is currently available on the market in Japan and on Play-Asia's site for roughly 7,880 Yen (excluding taxes). She is sculpted by talented figure sculptor MIC for the Kotobukiya Corporation.
Figure Preview: Steins;Gate (Makise Kurisu)
Figure Preview: Steins;Gate (Makise Kurisu)
Again being new to the Steins;Gate anime as well as the Steins;Gate franchise, I had to look up more information regarding both the Steins;Gate franchise and it's main female protagonist Makise Kurisu on AnimeVice and on Wikipedia. I featured a nendoroid version of Makise Kurisu in last week's preview, and I decided to feature the 1/8th Scale offering from Kotobukiya on this week's preview since I have been gaining interest in the Steins;Gate franchise since I looked it up last week. I was not sure of the overall quality of this figure (since my 1/8th Scale Valkyria Chronicles Alicia Melchiott figure also came from the Kotobukiya Corporation, and it had some rough patches on her legs and minor artifacts from production left over on her hands), but what amazed me the most about her was the unique base that Makise sits on and how it adds to the overall appearance of the figure, down to the cold and emotionless expression on her face. She comes with the base, the complex, intertwining cogs/gears that she sits upon, and her trademark cell phone that is attached to one of the gears. Makise would make a good addition to anyone who is looking for a unique, stand-out figure that delivers good quality and will become a appeasing addition to your growing collection. The price is a little steep for the quality in my opinion (I would have priced this at perhaps 6,200 or so Yen if it was up to me), but I can't argue about it without being a hypocrite. I really need to look into the anime one of these days, and perhaps the XB360 game if I had a XB360 and understood Japanese. 
Figure Preview: Steins;Gate (Makise Kurisu)
Figure Preview: Steins;Gate (Makise Kurisu)
Height: 220 Mm (22 Cm)
Availability: Limited (Limited Edition: Currently for sale on Play-Asia's site)
Price: 7,880 Yen (roughly $94.90 USD)
Who It is Recommended For: Fans of Steins;Gate, Makise Kurisu, or the figure collector looking to add a unique figure to their growing collection of figures. My only issue is the price and perhaps some overall quality concerns.

Nendoroid Corner: Non-Scale Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai! PVC: Kirino Kosaka

For this week's edition of Nendoroid Corner, we will be looking into the popular female protagonist Kirino Kousaka, the 14-year old main female protagonist of the hit Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai! anime. Produced by the GoodSmile Company in cooperation with Nendoron and licensed by a joint association between Aniplex and ASCII Media Works as part of their official lineup of Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai! products, the Non-Scale PVC Kirino Kousaka is expected to see global market release in February 2011 in Japan and on Play-Asia's site for roughly 3,500 Yen (excluding taxes). She is sculpted by the talented figure sculptor Katou Gaku for the GoodSmile Company.
Nendoroid Corner: Kosaka Kirino
Nendoroid Corner: Kosaka Kirino
Once again, I am new to both the Ore no Imouto anime and the Ore no Imouto franchise, so I had to look up for more information on both the Ore no Imouto franchise and Kirino Kosaka on AnimeVice and Wikipedia before starting this preview. She comes with three swappable faces (Grumpy, Excited, and Confident) and several swappable arms that allow for several poses along with as a copy of her favorite shojo Meruru DVD , her cell phone, as well as her infamous bag of dirty doujinshi magazines for her to be displayed with. This is another great nendoroid that both sculptor Katou Gaku and GoodSmile have put great effort into, and it shows in the overall appearance of this nendoroid. I am not sure that this series is quite my cup of tea, but I do know when I see a great quality product on the market, and this nendoroid fits into that department with ease. She would make a perfect addition to the figure collector looking to expand on their nendoroid collection with a high quality figure that is reasonably priced and will not put the squeeze on your budget.
Nendoroid Corner: Kosaka Kirino
Nendoroid Corner: Kosaka Kirino
Height: 100 Mm (10 Cm)
Availability: Limited (Limited Edition: Currently sold out thru pre-orders on Play-Asia's site and is expected to see release in February 2011)
Price: 3,500 Yen (roughly $42.90 USD)
Who It is Recommended For: Fans of the Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai! franchise, Kirino Kosaka, or the nendoroid collector looking for another high quality addition to their collection to display to all who lay eyes upon it.
 
This concludes this week's figure preview. Next week, Bakemonogatari, Strike Witches, Manaka de Ikuno!!, and a Kuroneko Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii ga Nai! Nendoroid. 
 
*William Anderson is currently attending classes at Butte College in the process of earning a Radio/TV/Film Bachelor's Degree by 2012. He writes short stories, regularly contributes to both AnimeVice and Giant Bomb's wiki databases, and is trying to catch up on the anime shows that he has fallen more than 3 months behind on.
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Disclaimer: You won't really die, don't worry. 
So my last blog was about an anime soundtrack, and the one before that was about an anime calendar, so why not round things off with some anime figures? 

 Say what you want, this is god damn adorable
 Say what you want, this is god damn adorable

So as promised, here's a totally adorable Azusa anime figurine, ready to hit the beach in her pink swimsuit (or mizugi... if you want to be all Japanese about it...) as seen in the anime series itself.
Of course, this figure comes with optional cat ears. Because it's AzusaDuh. 
You can pick this up from Play-Asia if you're the type who's willing to slap down 45 dollars for an anime figure (though you won't get it until April or something, this one's rather popular). Personally, I'm not one of those people, but I do think it's pretty cute. This is one of Wave's "Beach Queens" anime figures, thought personally I think "Beach Princesses" would have been more apt, but hey. 
Also available is a tanned version, I prefer the regular though. 

 
Here's the rest of the K-On! gang: 






The Beach Queen series spans across tons of franchises and characters, here are the Oreimo figures (unfortunately there doesn't seem to be a Manami figure yet). Kirino seems a little bustier than she should be, and there's something just a tad... off with the Kuroneko figure (which is a shame because I like Kuroneko) but they're still both nice regardless. 


 
So yeah, just thought I'd post about these, I think they're nice, even if I'll never buy one. Or probably any other anime figure for that matter, but hey, that's just me. 
Man, I feel sorry for collectors, anime figurine collecting is an expensive sport indeed.
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Hey guys,  
 
Sorry I've not being writing much here on the blog. After watching Chaos; Head I went on holiday then came back and started the new of school and well I've not really had much time for anime between Halo Reach and homework = P The little I have been watching however seems to be stuff I've already watched. Like Ghost in the Shell, Gurren Lagann and Evangelion. Not that this is a bad thing but I haven't been watching anything new (well new to me at any rate).  
 
I've just started  Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai which so far (only two episodes have been aired as of now) and I'm really enjoying it. It's quite nice to watch a more 'down to earth' anime. The characters make me smile and I think Kyosuke and Kirino play well of each other and while showing the typical 'older brother and younger sister' relationship (basically getting at each others throats all the time) its also rather endearing and fun to watch. Then there's the Okatu side of things which I find interesting as myself have never been to Japan its a nice insight on how they are viewed in Japan. Then again I find it rather ironic as its audience is probably mainly Okatu's anyways, but really thats all part of the fun.    

For you guys who haven't seen it yet. Basically, Kyousuke hasn't ever really bonded with his little sister Kirino who is basically uber popular, smart and well loved by all. She treats him with little respect until one day Kyousuke stumbles across a dating game hidden inside a magical girl anime. He quickly works out it belongs to Kirino and discovers her extensive moe anime collection.     
 

      
Anyways off to play more Minecraft and eat Dorito's! 
 
Till next time! 
 
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