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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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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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Thursday, January 06, 2005

* Yugioh GX *



~~~ Yugioh GX ~~~

athena's entries for Yugioh GX:
Ep 14: vs Psycho Shocker!?
Ep 15: Duel Tennis of Youth
Ep 16: King Goblin of the Dark Night
Ep 17: Draw! Draw! Draw!
Ep 18: vs Yugi Deck (part 1)
Ep 19: vs Yugi Deck (part 2)
Ep 20: The All Powerful Lady-in-Love Deck!
Ep 21: Seal the Fusions! Judai vs. Misawa (part 1)
Ep 22: Summon Wildman! Judai vs. Misawa (part 2)
Ep 23: Removal Power! Moke Moke Duel
Ep 24: Revival! Manjoume Thunder!
Ep 25: vs Manjoume Thunder (part 1) -
The Fearsome Armed Dragon

Ep 26: vs Manjoume Thunder (part 2) -
Armed Dragon LVL 7

Ep 27: The Extra- Curricular Class -
Is a Shadow Duel? (part 1)

Ep 28: The Extra-Curricular Class -
Is a Shadow Duel? (part 2)

Ep 29: vs. Darkness (part 1) -
The Challenge of the Red Eyes Black Dragon

Ep 30: vs. Darkness (part 2) -
The Attack of the Red Eyes Black Dragon

Ep 31: Chronos vs. Vampire Carmulla
Ep 32: Kaiser vs. Carmulla: Activate the Door of Illusions
Ep 33: Shine! Shining Flare Wingman
Ep 43: Asuka's Second Love Chance?

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Yugioh GX (Next Generation) takes place several years after the end of Yugioh: Duel Monsters, with a whole new cast of characters! The backdrop is Duel Acadamia, a new school created by Kaiba Seto as a training ground for his future duelists and game designers. The main character is Yuki Judai, a dueling genius who has taken the torch from Yugi and is well on his way to becoming the next duel king.

This series is definitely focused more on the duels themselves, with new duels (usually involving Judai) taking place every episode. The duels tend to be shorter than they were in the prior series, and closely follow the TCG rules. So far, much of the story appears to be episodic, with mini stories that end in one or two episodes, and focusing mainly on showcasing new deck themes. However, there does appear to be some interesting developments that have taken root, and will likely tie into a bigger and deeper story line. So far, these include:

1. Manjoume Jun's disappearance and the story behind his family.

2. Asuka's brother's disappearance and the shadow games experimentations that took place in his dorm before he went missing.

athena's notes:
You could say that the reason why I began this blog in the first place is because nobody else blogs this series. I also happen to be a huge fan of Yugioh (the original), and have become quite attached to this new series. I am not a duelist by any means, so that is not necessarily my focus...although I think the new monsters are pretty cool.

Some episodes I have enjoyed more than others, and my opinions probably come through in my posts. My favorite character is by far Manjoume Jun, so my entries on episodes featuring this character will be obviously biased. ^_^

other sites that follow Yugioh GX:
janime
BC Room (Japanese)
Kukureitai (Japanese)

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