Azusa Movic Photoshoot

The feeling of having a box waiting at home for you is always exciting. Today was the first time in almost a month for me, so it took me by surprise. Anyway, here’s a quick photoshoot of Movic’s Azusa Nakano: the youngest member of the light music club in the incredibly popular anime K-ON!! In this figure, the cute twin-tailed (yet often the most mature) K-ON!! star is featured with her red Fender Jaguar and casual clothes. The figure is nice; the hair is well made, and the painting is overall good. Put next to Hitagi, it tends to be outshone due to Hitagi’s array of stationery…but my favourite K-ON!! character Azu-nyaaaaan <3 is still cute :) One thing that surprised me about the figure is that the strings on the Fender are not painted on, but some sort of wire (nylon?). Maybe this is normal, but this is only the fourth PVC figure I own (two being Nendoroids) :P

Well here she is!

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March update

Just a quick update to keep this blog alive and kicking. Seems like I still get hits when I don’t post for weeks! :D What prompted me to squeeze in a short blog post in between my homework was a nice comment I received about this blog from a friend of mine…who I had no idea would come here :P He reminded me of the old times, when I had the Durarara!! inspired chatroom on this blog. Good times…

Life’s been alright, but who cares anyway? Anime, music and tech is way more important. In fact, they are what make it worthwhile to live on earth. It’ll be hard to find anything more exciting than constantly refreshing Engadget during MWC, crying and laughing with the anime characters you hold dear, and listening to some nice beats.

I’ve been watching anime, and I can now comfortably say that Madoka is the best anime this season for me. I absolutely adore the blend of cuteness and grim themes! Other ones I’m loving are Fractale, Kore wa Zombie and Gosick :) Still on the topic of anime, my Azusa figure should be arriving soonish! Will have to blog about that when that happens. In regard to movies, I’ve recently seen Black Swan which was amazing (you’ve probably heard enough about it). This week I’m planning on seeing Rango! Might post a review of that.

How about tech? Well, I guess all I have to say is the iPad 2 was disappointing. Despite the underwhelming specs, it’s still going to sell well. Apple plays the market well; they know they have a solid product, which thrives on ‘Developers, developers, developers!’. With the amount of apps, existing customer base and the influence their brand name has on the general consumer base they really didn’t need to release a spec-beast to keep selling. Well played; they didn’t need to spend more money manufacturing a ‘better’ device. That being said, they still haven’t got my  money. (and thousands of others who weren’t keen on the original).

However, recently I did have an epiphany. My internet line was dead for a few days, which resulted in resorting to tethering, but in that time I was aware that I spent a significant amount of time off the computer. My computer usage was more than halved. Maybe about 20% of usual, just because of the internet. Oh dear.