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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* ♥
- Great! I loved it! (35.94%)
- It was so-so (23.96%)
- Atobe shower was the only redeemer (21.35%)
- 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
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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Saturday, January 08, 2005
* Bleach 05 *
Bleach 05: Strike at the Unseen Enemy
I know, I'm a little behind on Bleach. But this was one crazy episode! A highly disturbing story about a serial killer / Hollow who like to torment his victims, even after he's died. Pretty creepy. Anyways, the main character Kurosaki Ichigo manages to kill the Hollow and send him to hell...yeesh.
For those who don't follow Bleach, you should see it! It's a great story about a 15 year old kid (Ichigo) who ends up temping as a Soul Reaper. His job is to help good spirits pass on to the other world, and to kill bad spirits (Hollows) that have lingered in this world and have become monsters.
By the way, I think Ichigo is a beautiful name! It means protector, which suits him exactly, and it's also a pun on the Japanese word for strawberry. ^_^
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