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Because I'm a shameless Manjoume fangirl.

Favorite Manjoume episode?
Flame Wingman (ep 2)
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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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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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Artist: Hamasaki Ayumi
Song: STEP you

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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, March 16, 2005

* Samurai Champloo 24-25 *




Samurai Champloo Ep 24-25: Evanescent Encounter
(part 1-2)


All good things must come to an end, and this lovely series is swiftly reaching its climax... I wish it could go on forever, but I think they've done a wonderful job with these last few episodes, so there's not much left for regrets.

I don't want to give anything away, because even for those who like spoilers, I guarantee that these last episodes must be seen spoiler-free. It's much more exciting that way. ^_~

For those of you who did see it...I was quite intrigued by Fuu and Jin's lake-side conversation. There was so little said, and yet there was much communicated. It's so frustrating, because I can't read minds! But my theory is that Fuu and Jin have some type of understanding between them...I think it's a romantic connection. But they can't leave Mugen behind, can they? What do you say?

I will say this...more and more things finally come to light regarding each characters' past lives. And like it did in Cowboy Bebop, the past is quickly catching up with the characters in unexpected ways. Episode 25 ended with yet another agonziing cliffhanger, so I am again left suspended for one more week until the conclusion, which I'm sure will not disappoint...

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