Figure Haul Catch Up…and a New Buddy

May 26, 2009


My last haul post was March 3, 2009…have I not been buying anything since then? AHAHAHAHAHA my bf wishes I wasn’t! Nope I’ve continued getting my pre-orders in and a few fun impulse figures on top of it (not to mention a few dolls not pictured here). I’ve even (very recently) become experienced at purchasing off Yahoo Japan to get an item. I forgot to take pictures of my newest Manga, I COULD skip the manga but I really want to talk a bit about the content of a few of the series I’ve purchased recently. I’ll just throw them onto the end of my next haul. Also who is my new buddy? It’s not Mokona, although he was a fun extra surprise! You’ll see at the end of my post. So here we are, about 3 months of goodies! I haven’t opened them yet because I’m still unpacking and moving into my house, I’m going to put up some nice shelving for them after I wash the walls (yes the walls REALLY do need to be washed…I’m not just OCD in this case).

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20th Century Boys (Manga)

May 18, 2009

Side Note: I was going to post another figure review soon but the images I took are sub par in terms of the lighting. I JUST ordered an awesome lighting set last Friday, I was inspired by Meronpan’s improvement in lighting when he bought a set. So until that arrives I’m afraid I want to put my figure review posts on hold, should probably only be another week at most. But in the meantime…a manga review!

Cover 1

Plot Summary
Humanity is facing extinction at the end of the 20th Century for reasons yet to be fully known/understood to the reader. In 1969 a group of boys created a symbol for their friendship and played games of world dominantion and war…however…28 years later the symbol they created is appearing in seemingly random places. These symbols slowly start to string together dark dealings and mysterious deaths of alarming severity. The main character Kenji was a member of this group of boys. Kenji is now an adult and he long ago gave up on all his dreams and currently runs a convenience store with his mother, and watches his missing sister’s child. When Kenji’s old friend is reported to have committed suicide he begins to get involved in a real life version of the game he played as a child.

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Cynical Orange Review (Manhwa)

May 13, 2009

Cynical Orange 1

Cynical Orange 2Cynical Orange 3

Plot Summary
Hwang Hyemin is the most beautiful girl at her school, all the boys love her and every girl absolutely hates her. The girls go out of their way to pick on her and she never defends herself. Why? Because there is one boy that she has a crush on, and her true personality is violent and tempermental. She feels that if she showed that aspect of herself he wouldn’t like her, but of course one day she overhears a conversation where her crush states that he doesn’t like her and that there is probably a reason why she doesn’t have any friends…from that day on she stops pretending and acts herself. However, in the meantime a boy from another school named MaHa has begun pursuing her after seeing her at the front gates of her schoool.

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Summer Vacation is Here!

May 5, 2009


Finishing up a paper on Crocs tonight (yes Crocs that plastic/foam shoe thing) and then I’m FREEEEEEEEEE! Well free from school, a girl’s gotta work to buy figures/anime/manga. I skip the Merry Christmas/Happy New Year/Happy V-Day posts most bloggers do…but you can be damn sure I’ll always celebrate the end of a semester with a post!!! I have a whole list of fun things I want to do this summer! Although if something else fun pops up naturally I go after it and ignore the list!


Does anyone else like making fun TO DO lists? Or am I the only one that likes organized FUN!?

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