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[NEWS] Eclipses

Salam.

There was a rumor that there was going to be a sun eclipse a few days back. My brother got really excited about it because he’s never seen an eclipse (me neither…), but whether or not it was true, I’m not so sure because we didn’t see anything. Maybe that’s the point, you’re not supposed to see anything because the sun was blocked, but it looked like any normal cloudy day on that day and it wasn’t even that dark.

And he was so looking forward to seeing it, he was persistently watching the sky and asking me the time, the poor kid.

But onto more better news.

There was a special Mushishi episode which was being released for already a few months and I didn’t even know! And there is also season two! I haven’t been keeping up with anime nowadays, since most of them – for me personally – didn’t feel like it was worth watching.

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But for those of you who, like me, has been waiting for years for a season two and it never got released and so you proceeded to read the manga, then let me tell you that the anime is exactly like the manga – as I would expect. Only with colour, voices and a little animation here and there.

But to be truly honest, I’m a bit disappointed with season 2. Maybe because I already know all the stories, so none of them come as a surprise or PLOT TWIST! to me, but I find the anime lacking. It might just be me but I find that there are too many ‘silent’ scenes – like in season 1, you would either hear the sounds of birds, people talking, rustling of the leaves or clothes or heck, even some background music to give some feels if there was no dialogue or animation going on. Plus, there’s a lot of pauses between the dialogues/Ginko’s monologue, too long at times that it’s just unnecessary, and you’re just left staring at a few still images. That being said, I personally find that there is a lot of still images. Only occasionally would you get that one still image which makes you admire the details. The music is still superb though, that’s Toshio Masuda for you.

Anyway, weren’t we talking about eclipses just now?

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Incidentally, there’s an episode about an eclipse, Hihamukage/Sun-Eating Shade, and it ain’t any normal episode, it’s a special episode – 40 minutes of Ginko-ing, smoke-ing, mushi-ing, feel-ing, travel-ing, why-won’t-anybody-listen-to-the-mushishi-ing, Toshio-Masuda-ing and also a bit of Adashino-ing (this is important). This episode made me appreciate the sun, even though my room is freaking hot at peak hours. Again, the music never disappoints. I would recommend watching season 1 first before you watch this episode because at the start, it makes a special reference to all of Ginko’s past encounters. But only for those who survived, haha.

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Anyway, a bit of summary.

Everyday the sun rises without fail. Sometimes, we would complain that the sun is too bright or the weather too hot. Rarely, there is the occurrence of a sun eclipse and we marvel at the occasion – only to assume that the eclipse would pass and the sun would appear again. But in one particular village, the eclipse persists and everything falters along with the sun’s light. A girl in the village who was born with a defect in not being able to withstand sunlight is finally able to go out now that the sun is gone. She refuses to help get the sun back as it will only rob her of her freedom but eventually changed her mind when she lost her own sun.

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Posted by on 10/10/2014 in Anime, Berita

 

[ART] Thats a Birman

Salam.

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Thank you google for the pictures of the kittens. It proved… therapeutic.

This is the last one by the way; I’m done.

 
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Posted by on 07/04/2013 in Anime, Lukisan, Permintaan, Siap

 

[ART] and then I watched Attack on Titans

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This is Ethan. He has extremely pale skin, probably the most fair/pale person in the entire academy surpassing even women using facial whitener twice daily. Ethan will be the guy behind the counter at the Coop. He will turn very obnoxious if you enter the Coop without buying anything. And when he gets mad, its easy to tell; he turns beet red. Also, he can’t stand the cold. So, why does he sit at the register even when he hates his job? Well, that’s a good question. Why don’t you ask him while he’s sulking over petty issues at the counter?

Yes, I’m too lazy to finish the pants and shoes.

So last night I was feeling useless as usual, and suddenly I remembered that my brother gave me 8 episodes of Attack on Titans/Shingeki no kyojin. Said it’s like watching TTGL. Great. Might as well watch one episode and get my motivation up.

  • Episode 1 : Oh, man. A massacre on the first episode. Titans = 1, Humans = 0
  • Episode 2 : Akihiko Sanada literally rammed the wall. Titans = 2, Humans = 0
  • Episode 3 : We flying now. Titans= 2, Humans = 0
  • Episode 4 : IT BEGINS. Titans = 3, Humans = 0
  • Episode 5 : Aaaaaaaaaaaaaoh wait yes, YES! NO! Titans = 100,003, Humans = -100,000
  • Episode 6 : We losing morale now! ….I can’t even keep count on the score anymore.
  • Episode 7 : New strategy! We rushing in now!
  • Episode 8 : POTATO GIRL!

Very motivational indeed. The first 8 episodes so far were great, ended watching them in a marathon. But the series is not for everyone I suppose, especially for those who can’t stand gore.

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[ART] FMA

Salam.

I’m not a fan of FMA but I’ve watched the anime when it came out. Watched the entire series in a marathon together with my siblings and we WAT hard at the ending, or rather, at the sudden rapid progression of the anime so that it can end while everything made no sense whatsoever.

Or maybe, I don’t have any sense.

Since then, we never watched a FMA anime again.

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I enjoyed colouring Ed’s hair. It’s goldennnn. I also added another white coat under his red coat for the sole reason of filling space. And flying papers as well. To fill space.

 
 

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I also have no sense in drawing robot Al.

 
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Posted by on 03/20/2013 in Anime, Lakaran, Lukisan, Permintaan, Siap

 

[GAMES][ART][NEWS] Long wrap-up

Salam.

Long vacations leads to lazy days, and I am no exception. I have been playing video games too much lately, causing me to compromise my other hobbies. All in all, finally got to finish an art request from last year with a lot of self-convincing and willpower, and now I can sleep assured. This one is for my lecturer and as promised from months ago, I’ll tell you the backstory.

To those of you who know me, I am certain a lot of you will know that I don’t usually flash my drawings everywhere, and more so to my lecturers, because, really, there’s no benefit to it in my opinion. I’m not really against people who show off their drawings; in fact showing off is essential in the art field to get support so don’t take it the wrong way. Anyway, it all happened by a slip of the tongue; I answered that my hobbies were drawing and playing video games. One question led to another and my lecturer was able to, I don’t know how, convince me to show her some samples of my drawings. So I showed her that Corbin ‘Floating Dream’ drawing and she was impressed I guess. On weekends, her professor would come to visit us, and a conversation began about my drawings. One of them suggested that I make a drawing for each of them and they got really enthusiastic about it, and I agreed because it is the least that I can do to repay them for what they have done for me. You have no idea how much they helped me when I was over there, living on my own. Telling about the numerous wonderful deeds they have done to me would require an entire new post.

Remember that previous drawing of a-girl-that-was-jumping-in-water-with-dragonflies-everywhere-thing? That’s for my professor, she loves animal prints and dragonflies. Almost all of her items and clothing has animal prints, and ironically, she is a zoologist. If I remember correctly, she has a specialty in dragonflies and spiders. She is just like that, energetic and cheerful, always laughing, though not actually young.

And this one is for my lecturer, an embryologist, who loves owls very much, almost like an obsession or something. She is the calm and collected type with a motherly aura.

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In this picture, I tried my very best to separate the elements by layers as it helps tremendously in coloring within the bounds. However, lighting is incorrect and all over the place because I was concentrating on different elements at the same time. Obviously, this image was referred heavily from Odin Sphere. Best game ever.

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This is something to be happy about, a heavy burden has just been lifted. Time to move onto other requests, but first, time for some video games.

Spheda

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Speda, from Dark Chronicle/Dark cloud 2, is an annoying mini-game. Well, it’s just annoying because I am very bad at it. Plus, it looks like golf and it plays like golf, and if you haven’t known me for a long time then let me tell you that I do not like golf for no apparent reason. Booted this game up a few days ago and has just recently reached the 24 hour mark, which I suppose, can be defined as me playing the game for quite a while. You would think that I would get better at this mini game as time passes. In actual fact, I have not. Previously, I played this game on my console box and what a frustrating game this is. It is possible to skip this golf game altogether, but then it would be like not playing the whole game at all. Thus, I resort to alternatives.

Thank God for save states. The rewards have been bountiful and I am grateful.

Dark Souls

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Dark Souls is a crazy game with an incredible lore. It’s not for everyone, because apparently, a lot of people complain that it is very difficult. It’s difficult, but not actually entirely difficult (I’m contradicting myself here). Initially, everything will appear impossible, thus, it requires you to be clever and study your enemy well. Not doing so can spell your own death and transform you into a cursing monster, like what I’ve been through because I found that I am actually a very brash, greedy and inattentive person. Anyway, I recently finished the game, and to be honest,  the so-called ‘Good’ ending made me depressed. Good or bad, both the endings are actually equally depressing nonetheless. Not because it’s told poorly, but the whole setting where the game sets off has the atmosphere of such, and I believe the developers really do intend to provoke that feel. And what a good job they did. You would think that by saving the world, people would live happily ever after. Indeed, you did go through hell but for what cause? To save the world and it’s inhabitants as an untold hero whose deeds will be unheard of? To end it all so that you can finally lay rest like past warriors or just because someone made up some legend that you were the chosen one and you just did as you were told?

This game has also made me realize the importance of good, proper armor and has some of the best eye-candy armor I have ever seen. That being said, I don’t play a lot of games though, so I am highly biased. You can’t roll around efficiently in heavy armor, and light armor will send you to your grave when combating stagger-inducing enemies (max stats don’t count). And with that, I proceed to try my hand at drawing some armor. It’s not going so well.serie

In case you were wondering, that feminine-looking guard is a girl, and that girl was intended to be Seirie, peeking out of her disguise while she is up to no good.

Highly recommend this game, but you have been warned: butt-loads of frustrations awaits. Next-up video sessions.

Hyouka

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Hyouka is an animated series of a young man in high school who wants to live an energy efficient life. To everyone else, it means he simply wants to be lazy. Even his face looks lazy, just look at him. Before she graduated from high school, his sister bequeathed upon him to revive the classic literature club which is dying due to loss of members. Because he has nothing else to do, he does it. Thus, he meets and makes new friends on the way and solve mysteries and rumors of the school i.e. why is a book called ‘Hyouka’, is there a ghost in the music room, etc. just like what you would expect from your typical anime bullcrap. However, Hyouka is different. Other than the fantastic animation quality, that lazy protagonist I was talking about really knows how to use his head once in a while, though he does not make his abilities apparent with his exam marks. He solves the mysteries of the school all the while keeping in mind that he has to do it in an energy efficient way. That means getting someone else to do the job while he conserves energy.

It is much more text based rather than action driven, so the more action-seeking audience would much more likely turn away. However, give this series a chance and hopefully, you’ll like it.

To be truthful, I have only watched one half of the series before Carnelian disappeared. But I do believe, based on the episodes that I have watched that it will stay good throughout the series.

Kigeki (Comedy)

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This 10 minute animation depicts a short story of a five year old girl in Ireland who resorted to a swordsman to save her village. In exchange for doing so, she offered him not money or riches, but a book. The characters and settings appear plain but the animation is great coupled with the compact, simple plot and good narrative. If you’re interested, a video is available at Youtube.

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Confessions is a Japanese movie which tells a story from multiple perspectives about a teacher whose one and only daughter was recently found dead at the school pool. The police concluded that it was an accident, but the teacher knew that something wasn’t right. Devastated, the teacher sought the perpetrators who were responsible to avenge her child’s death. The culprits were none other than 2 students in her own class, each with their own motives for murder. Due to the fact that her students were underage, they would be protected by juvenile law if she were to act directly. Thus, the teacher devised a plan to infect the children with a virus so that they would learn to appreciate the value of life.

Holidays are almost over. Wish it was longer but then my brain would rust from lack of use. I wonder if WP has a word limit. I better stop here.

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[ART] Ramen

Salam.

Saya baru tersedar sesuatu tentang diri saya. Saya tidak boleh melukis atau mewarna sekiranya ada manusia disekeliling saya (ini termasuklah kawan sebilik). Seolah-olah mereka sedang melihat segala kesalahan yang saya buat. Ada sejenis tekanan dan perasaan diperhatikan walaupun saya pasti tiada yang ambil kisah pun, pandang pun tidak minat. Tapi, itulah, rimas.

Dulu punya bilik luas. Kalau saya melukis di hujung bilik pun, yang duduk dihujung belah sana tidak nampak pun, lagipun dia sibuk bermukabuku. Kali ini bilik sempit, bahkan skrin komputer kawan sebilik tercermin di skrin komputer saya. Ni kalau tengah tulis blog pun dia boleh nampak.

Itulah, tak senang duduk.

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Rambut dia, bulu musang itu, menyampah wei. Ada sembilan ekor kan? Betullah. Semangat dan tenaga mudah lesap apabila melukis watak yang kurang disukai. -_-;

Saya tak pernah makan ramen. Sekadar dengar; terutamanya yang minat anime tahap otaku tu kan, dia eksyen la yang dia pernah makan ramen. Ramen dan sushi. Kalau dapat makan dua-dua itu, ibarat dah sah boleh hidup kat jepun ke apa entah. Ketika mewarna gambar di atas, saya google ramen sebagai rujukan. Nampak macam mi biasa je, macam maggi.

Kita orang malaysia, semua mi yang beralun sikit je, kita panggil maggi. Saya tak kisah pun, nak panggil maggi, maggi lah, asalkan apa yang mahu disampaikan itu difahami umum.

Salah satu dari 7 siri lukisan chibi yang saya tangguh selama setahun atas sebab-sebab tak munasabah. Sebelum ini, yang siap ialah Yondaime dan Gaara. Siapakah chibi seterusnya? Nantikan lagi setahun!

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Posted by on 12/30/2012 in Anime, Lukisan, Permintaan, Siap

 

[ART] Old Drawings (4)

Salam.

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Mark bersama jiran sepermainannya, Une dan Deux.

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Lake dan Seth.

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Yew yang ternampak jantung entah apa benda entah (ini sebenarnya latihan lukis jantung manusia cornaryarterycoronaryarterycoronaryartery).

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Tak ingat nama mereka. Asakura Yoh dengan Amagiri ke apa? Protagonist dari Shaman King. Dulu ada hasrat mahu ikut komik ini. Tapi komik dia sampai ada 500+ episod, tiba-tiba tak jadi nak baca. Tapi saya akui, memang komik dia menarik.

Oh, tapi saya ingat Faust.

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Si budak bisu yang berkomunikasi menggunakan serunai, maka, dinamakan Flute.

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Seth di takhta ilusi.

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Ferrik dari Children of Mana. Ferrik is best main character hands down.

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Hatsune Miku versi lelaki: Hatsune Mikuo.

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Hatsune Mikuo lagi. Ini ketika saya dengar lagu 心壊サミット (Heartbreak Summit). Waktu itu rasa macam woaaaaaaaahh, vocaloid lelaki kot! (bagi mereka yang tidak tahu, tak banyak lagu vocaloid bersuara lelaki sebab lebih susah nak guna) Rupanya mereka hanya turunkan pitch lagu sahaja.

Cis.

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Yew, berbaju pesakit hospital.

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Lukisan yang diminta oleh seorang rakan alam maya yang juga merupakan seorang jurugambar ametur. Mungkin lukisan ini nampak macam dia, siapa tahu? Saya tidak pernah berjumpa dengan dia dan sudah lama tidak berbicara dengannya.

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Errol, si anak orang kaya.

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Kalaulah Lake dan Seth membuat cameo appearance dalam sebuah permainan video, saya akan pastikan mereka berdua mengenakan baju yang amat pelik dan ganjil, dan sangat OP.

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Kamu macam ini kah? Sebab saya macam ini.

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Glennnnnnnn.

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OC saya berpakaian seperti NPC dalam FFIX.

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Lukisan yang diminta oleh seorang rakan sekolah dahulu.

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Yew, Denisha dan Colchie.

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Tia dan Anwar dari Avalon Code. Anwar is best bachelor hands down.

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Lake dan Seth bersama mug teh di atas meja belajar saya.

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Lagi lagi Hatsune Mikuo.

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Sorry for any wrongdoings of mine~

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Posted by on 07/27/2012 in Anime, Komik, Lakaran, Lukisan, Permintaan, Siap, Vocaloid

 

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[ART] Old Drawings (1)

Salam.

Saya terjumpa lukisan zaman muda-muda ketika waktu pop yeh yeh dulu.

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Ini lukisan pengaruh main Fatal Frame II. Dan juga pengaruh budaya jepun. Pada masa itu tiada program mewarna yang khusus, maka guna program trial di komputer sahaja.

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Dulu saya ada kawan yang merupakan peminat kipas-susah-mati Cardcaptor Sakura. Rasanya sampai sekarang pun dia minat. Apa-apa pun, dulu, dia selalu junjung lukisan atau imej yang dia cetak dari internet. Saya ada juga membaca CCS kadang-kadang dan yang menarik perhatian saya ialah rekaan baju dalam setiap perlawan Sakura. Itu sahaja.

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Hah. Ini dilukis waktu Naruto sangat popular di sekolah. Pada waktu itu tidak ramai budak sekelas yang minat tengok kartun anime, maka sesiapa yang meminati Naruto dikira sangat bergaya. Sekarang tidak lagi. Oh, zaman telah berubah.

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Chibi merupakan salah satu genre lukisan yang ramai orang akan tertarik sebab kecomelannya semata-mata. Dulu saya pun macam itu juga, tertarik dengan chibi. Sekarang ni rasa sangat meluat. Saya sedar yang chibi saya tidak comel mana pun.

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Di warna guna pensel warna. Itu Denisha waktu muda-muda hahah, masih belum ada tulang terjuntai sana-sini lagi.

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Masa sekolah dulu sangat bosan, maka saya lukis ini. Hah, masa ini baru mula gunakan program untuk mewarna secara digital.

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Salah satu lukisan yang patutnya dipamerkan disekolah, tapi entah kenapa, tak jadi.

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Lagi satu lukisan yang patutnya dipamerkan di sekolah, tapi tak jadi. Wah, muka dia sangat moe. Patutnya nak wanra, tapi lukisan ini kacau-bilau sangat, lagipun kemahiran warna saya pada waktu itu sangat teruk.

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Saya akan tambah lukisan sedikit demi sedikit. Sebab kalau letak semua sekali gus, dia akan jadi kacau bilau.

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Posted by on 07/27/2012 in Anime, Lakaran, Lukisan, Siap

 

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