Category Archives: MSLN

A look back at my blog’s poll history

Well, it’s been awhile since I did a poll, odd since I have a new layout since then, and in honor of my newest one, let’s look back at what it’s been like in poll land.

The end of my fansub translation days

What do you think of mangatron’s decision about translating?
mangatron! You betrayed us! Anime will never be the same without you!
Rest well, old friend.
By not translating, you disgrace all the anime girls you love.
You’re lying.

  

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This one is probably the best one. I believe this was the one I created about 3 years ago when real life required me to give it its full attention, thereby ending my wonderful stint as a fansub translator. I believe my last finalized job was AQS-Anime’s Otome-wa Boku ni Koishiteru (sp?) episode 13. It was shortly after that when I was personally asked by the head of AQS to continue my great effort of the To Heart 2 OVA series, when life took over midway of my patented translation method via a smartphone. Fun times indeed…



Recommend me!

Which shows should mangatron make his top priority to view?
Lovely Complex. Tall girl eats little guy. Great stuff.
Sola. Missing an “r”, but hey, that’s anime. And it has pretty girls.
MSLN StrikerS. Aren’t you a lolicon, mangatron? Surely you jest.

  

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This one was a strange one. Normally, I’m just one to watch every series that airs. But I thought how funny it would be to see what others think about my viewing habits. I think the poll results speak for themselves lol (remember, this was about 4 years ago! I’m a different person now! XD)

How does it look now?

So what do you think of the new layout?
Good! More anime girls!
Ah! My eyes! Bring back old one!
Make it better 😉

  

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This poll could actually be counted as still ongoing, as it would seem I forgot to take it out when my blog got the new layout some time last year. Due to blogger’s new changes I was forced to change the layout, which I actually did quite like because I manually edited most of it’s layout, images and all. It also had a really nice banner of the ADULT FATE TESTAROSSA. That’s right, the grown up Feito-chan. Take that, you… people who call me lolitron! 😄

Money!

Does Adbux.org pay up?
Yes! Give me the money. My Paypal email is….
No! They originated from Egypt using a Pyramid Scheme!
Never heard of it. I’m like a caveman, shut out from the world.
  
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This was about 3 years ago, after spending a few minutes at that site for about a month, I had some money in my Paypal account. So of course, being the jolly, folly, human being that I am, I decided to share my good fortune. Which I ended up giving it to my older brother 😉

So, that appears to be all of what I’ve polled so far. You can still vote on them, apparently, if you think I should re-watch MSLN StrikerS 100 times over or if you think I’m still secretly translating fansubs under a different name 😉

Half Past Dead DS handhelds

Wow, “for a a moment there, I thought [i] was in trouble” -end quote.

I don’t know how it happened, but both my DS lite and my DS Phat bought the farm on March 2nd. I would suspect that sharing a single charger (one at a time of course) might have lengthened their demise, but they both had their share of problems. The DS Lite had a faulty digitizer (resulting in taps slightly off course), DS cartridge’s failing to load (not just one game, several of them) and my DS Phat had the aforementioned cartridge read problems as well. Who knows, maybe the fact that they are both the North American variants of their series (my imported DS Lite first production model from Japan still works) or maybe my custom charger (doesn’t explain cart read failures before the custom charger was used), but as usual, I simply looked online for “repair bricked DS” and I found what I was looking for: the blown fuse repairs. As always, for repairs like that one needs a soldering iron/gun, and as a traveler, how the heck am I supposed to bring that around. So I did the sane thing I always did, a couple of days ago, using my repair skills with the wrong tools, we have the following:

The DS Lite F2 Fuse repaired(below white rectangle object with red on it). Note the curved piece of metal below the red part, that is my non-solder work-around by having a metal ring bridge the fuse together.
The DS Phat, unfortunately you cannot see the F2 fuse because I used the same sticky pad on the DS Lite to cover it to prevent the metal bridging ring from getting loose.
So now, my 3 DS’s live in harmony once again. I’ll admit when they both died I was already planning on scraping them for parts, for any potential future projects. Too bad, I would have been able to create that multiple screen GBAsp out of these parts lol…

Look at the DS Lite’s poor power switch. Ironically I broke the broken one while taking the above pictures. Hey, at least it still works, I’ve read a number of discouraged consumers remarks about declaring the DS Lite dead after they find out their power switch is broken. I hope I’m an example of how one must never give up on dead devices until you see they partially emit smoke and start to feel hot in your hands.
Da Capo!

Veeta….Do you exist only in my mind?

The Mahou Shoujo Lilikaru Nanoha StrikerS thread at the Animesuki forums

Ok, I’m a mad person. I was just speculating, having fun you know, when I got into overdrive mode lol. But while doing this post, I had the sudden dread of blood rushing to my head. I have a PDA, see, and I took up drawing on it recently. So the thought occurred to to me, “Since my adrenaline is tops, why don’t I show them how I want Veeta to be?”. Well, after a couple of minutes or hour or so, here was what I was able to sketch on a puny little screen:

Ok, I’ve been drawing for years, and on paper I’m at a professional level. But this is the first time I have drawn on a 320×320 HP iPaQ PPC PDA. I have drawn on a Vadem Clio before, but on such a small screen, the image had to be created small (The Clio has a 640×480 screen). I’ll also admit this PDA’s screen protector wasn’t really a smooth surface. But, who cares, to me the sketch turned out fine, and I’ll say a grown Veeta has my innards churning ’round and ’round lol.

I’ll say it wasn’t hard figuring out how Veeta will end up, since I had previously envisioned her while doing the Animesuki post. I still can’t believe they were mentioning high heels, when I was actually joking about that. I had felt that having the usagibunny on her head wasn’t really a grown thing to do, so the idea of a plushie hanging by the belt was interesting. It should be no surprise why I decided on striped stockings instantly. And yes, naturally I went with boots, seriously now did you honestly think high heels was even a consideration? 😄

You know, it actually felt good to draw once again. I didn’t have, what whoeverhisnamewas would say, “A pencil, a paper and a place to draw the world of my mind.” By the way it was me who said that. lol. Ehem, anyways, I was thinking of doing a manga on this HP iPAQ, seeing as how fired up I was to actually finish something on a PDA. We’ll see, we’ll see…..

Where why why whyyyyyy what?

Where: I haven’t been online web browsing much. Other than email and various updates, I know I’ve been neglecting my blog for all it’s worth. I’ve been on IRC a lot lately, on the 3 networks IA, Rizon and the highway. And yes, it sucks. lol.

Why?: I’ve been feeling down lately, and I’m really trying to find a new career change. I just can’t take dealing with money anymore with all these Funding service’s, Brokers, etc…

Why? #2: I’m still in Germany. Hell, I don’t even live here. I need to get the fark out of here lol…

Whyyyyyy?: With a new career change in mind, you all are probably wondering why. Who cares, anime will still be a part of my life, so….lol…

What?: I decide to make blog living again. Blog nice place for me. Blog know when to make good posts. Ok, enough with the kid talk. I, with a new blogging in mind, will now show the following topics that I promised a wee….months ago lol. The following topics is what I plan to discuss and just plain post for your amusement. Yes, it will…or should be, mostly anime/manga related:

“I know something you didn’t” (not entirely anime/manga related)
That anime scene you didn’t really notice”
“Something in a manga you never really thought about much”
That anime figure/garage kit that I want to talk about”
That news article bothers me…” (Not entirely anime/manga related)
“Something I thought about in real life”
That anime related merchandise bothers me”
That manga you probably never read”
“Just about any other anime related topic”

More topics may surface during my life, so I will keep you posted. Now, first topic I would like to discuss is,

That anime related merchandise bothers me”

Something I came across while doing my normal chores:

Hmm, nice…..poster. A Poster from what I believe is Megami magazine (I currently have no idea which issue, my August/September issues are in the mail back home). Seems to be a poster of the new StrikerS series of the MSLN line. Maybe a old poster that I seemed to have passed by, maybe it’s something I just never really thought of. I know I haven’t been to the Animesuki forums of late, but this image really…bothered me. Bothered, as in “can’t sleep at night” kind of bothered lol. This poster….is it a prelude of things to come? Is it true the series will be about the girls who have grown to be a woman? Is it true that I will no longer be labeled as a lolicon when I shout “I love Nanoha!!!!” out in public/online? Will my Veeta be in this series as one who is entering adulthood? (ok ok enough 20 questions, I already know the answers to all of them lol…)

First, someone tell me Fate will retain her pigtail hairstyle. That’s the only reason why I became a Fate-con! (ok, not the only reason. The other reason is that I got to see her pantsu through the first 2 series thanks to her short skirt. LOL) Next, someone tell me the two catgirls are in, because I’m…..I love their stockings lol…anyone who knows me should know that the prettiest girl is one wearing a short skirt and absolute territory stockings!!!! Comments welcome.