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Because I'm a shameless Manjoume fangirl.

Favorite Manjoume episode?
Flame Wingman (ep 2)
VWXYZ (ep 4)
H2O (ep 12)
Manjoume Thunder (ep 24)
Armed Dragon (eps 25-6)
Ojama Delta Hurricane (ep 34)
Private Eye (ep 39)
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results from last poll

How was the Prince of Tennis finale?:

More people liked it than I expected! XD I chose the last option of course, because Atobe is just... *purrrrrrs* ♥

  1. Great! I loved it! (35.94%)
  2. It was so-so (23.96%)
  3. Atobe shower was the only redeemer (21.35%)
  4. Horrible...I hated it(18.75%)
Total: 192 votes

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what's in a name?

This is where I feature a character from an anime and explain their name meanings. If you'd like to request a name meaning, let me know! ^_^




Name: Yukimura Seiichi
Anime: Prince of Tennis

Meaning:

Yukimura is a wonderful character that has lots of potential... His name is quite fitting to his character as well. "Yuki" is the kanji for peace or happiness, and "mura" means village. I think this reflects the serenity of his nature very well.

The more interesting part about his name is the fact that it stems from the historic Japanese war hero, Sanada Yukimura. A brilliant tactician and expert in the art of war, he almost led a successful campaign against the then-shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. He is ultimately betrayed and meets a tragic end. I think it's interesting indeed, that the powerhouse tennis team Rikkaidai's Captain (Yukimura) and Vice Captain (Sanada) are named after this true life hero.

"Sei" means soul or life force. This of course, speaks to Yukimura's passionate feelings toward tennis, and his incredible will to overcome his suffering to become greater than he is. Ichi is a common ending for a boy's name.

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rules:
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Artist: Hamasaki Ayumi
Song: STEP you

[[ hook me up ]]

This song is one of Ayu's more rock-type songs. It's one of her latest singles, just before Alterna and Fairyland.

As always, leave a comment if you download...altho nobody seems to, lol....

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Wednesday, January 19, 2005

* Alton Brown! *

Well, this has absolutely nothing to do with anime, but I just had to put in an entry about this. Last night, I went to a Border Books to see a discussion / book signing by Alton Brown, host of Good Eats and commentator for the new Iron Chef America.

He's just as funny in person as he is on TV, and not as cocky as I thought he was! My brother is a huge fan, though I have to admit that before yesterday, I just thought he was slightly annoying. But he was really friendly and humble, and lots of fun to watch. ("Sure, I'm friends with the guys from Food Network...although Emeril doesn't necessarily fly commercial...") He claims he doesn't have any emotional attachment to any of his kitchen tools, despite his seeming obsession with them, and has a great aversion to PC's, saying he's been using Macs since their inception, pretty much... He got into the food business after spending 15 years in the TV industry. He said he chose to find a new path in life and go to culinary school (with the hopes of getting his own show eventually), because he got tired of directing baby diaper commercials... ^_^

He stayed for hours after the talk to sign books, and he said he would stay until everyone got their books signed! I left around 11 pm after my brother and I got his book signed and our pic taken w/ him (which I'm not posting here...lol!), and we were #319. There were people with #600 still hanging around! Who knew he was this famous??

Anyways, if you get a chance, make sure to catch his shows...they can be fun. ^_^

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