Archive for March, 2007

A look into the 2D complex

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

The ides of March are understandably coming, and it’s hot as hell. Tomorrow marks the start of our final examinations, but here I am doing nothing about it and being absolutely comfortable. I wonder if my id finally dominated over my ego, but I’ve realized that I just couldn’t study – even with the electric fan at its highest setting, the temperature still makes me perspire as well as sleepy. It’s very annoying, but I’d have to deal with it.

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An ethnographic study on otaku culture from a local perspective

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

I haven’t been able to write anything for the past few weeks, so I decided to make up for my hiatus with a gargantuan post regarding anime culture. More specifically, it is an ethnographic study on otaku culture with a more local (Filipino) scope. I may have had my share of incoherence whilst writing this quasi-study, but I hope you could find time to read and analyze what my write-up points towards. I hope you give some time to this article, and I hope you enjoy it. Cheers. I actually meant to update a long time ago, but lost interest with the Dreamhost fiasco and whatnot. (I wrote it also for school as I wrote it for myself, thus the usage of we as we were a pair.) (more…)

So, why is Danbooru dead?

Sunday, March 4th, 2007

I may have not posted and not watched anime for … three days, but why has Danbooru died, without even any explanation from its creator? I’d like to know – if anyone does, please, hint me as to the reason why.