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Random Musings: Site and Series Updates

  • moyism informed me of WordPress plugin that allows you to have paged comments. I installed it and fiddled around with it until it looked similar to the old style. So comments are now shown 20 to a page. I actually wouldn’t have considered using this plugin if last week’s GSD final episode post hadn’t gone over 100 comments. Anyway, if you experience any types of problems, leave a comment or send me an email.
  • Some of you may have noticed that I didn’t blog Zettai Shounen this week. I more or less have lost interest in this series, so I’m putting blogging of it on hold until either the story really picks up or the series ends, whichever comes first. I will still be watching this series, just not writing about it. Matthew does a thorough job on his posts, so refer there if you want to stay updated. For now, I’m biding my time on Fridays until the Hana Yori Dango drama starts in two weeks.
  • I have also axed Ginban Kaleidoscope as a potential series. I found nothing particularly wrong with the first episode, but it just felt really average all around. I was expecting something like Hikaru no Go, however the series comes off feeling more like Suzuka to me (don’t ask why, it just does). The only thing really amusing was the “Kiss my ass” bit, but the rest of the english just got on my nerves. moyism had similar feelings about it.
  • A bit of personal news: I was involved in a car accident yesterday, and my car is now more or less totaled. Fortunately, no one was hurt. But for the time being, I’m having to rely on my friends and others for transportation. This means that I have a lot less control over my schedule, meaning that certain posts over the next month or so may be written later than normal.
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    October 8, 2005 at 10:35 pm Comments (3)

    Zettai Shounen – 19

    October 1, 2005 at 12:40 am Comment (1)

    Zettai Shounen – 18

    Short Summary:
    Ayumu and Kisa happen to meet one day by the “Trust Yourself” graffiti. Ayumu is able to tell that Kisa can see the material fairies and he trades phone numbers with her.

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    September 24, 2005 at 1:55 am Comments (3)

    Zettai Shounen – 17

    Short Summary:
    Akira is filming the view of Yokohama from inside a ferris wheel when it comes to an abrupt halt. The numbers on the clock in the center go crazy, hinting at an electrical malfunction.

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    September 16, 2005 at 10:31 pm Comments (2)

    Zettai Shounen – 16

    Short Summary:
    Miki and Ayumu are still in contact after so long. Over the phone, Miki tells Ayumu how her sister met Akira, and they discuss her and the material fairies.

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    September 9, 2005 at 10:23 pm Comments (3)

    Zettai Shounen – 15

    Short Summary:
    Rieko finds a book sitting in her father’s office about Material Fairies, written by one Suwakara Akira, which she takes and starts to read. Meanwhile, Makki meets with and asks Kisa about what he saw.

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    September 2, 2005 at 10:34 pm Comments (5)

    Zettai Shounen – 14

    Short Summary:
    Rieko is very curious what it was she saw that night. She asks the people she knows, including her friend Makabe Masaki (Makki for short) and her employer Hana-san.

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    August 26, 2005 at 10:19 pm Comments (0)

    Zettai Shounen – 13

    Short Summary:
    Weird things are happening across Yokohama: from traffic lights to arcade games to cash registers, various electronics are malfunctioning.

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    August 19, 2005 at 10:42 pm Comments (2)

    Zettai Shounen – 12

    Short Summary:
    After the earthquake finally subsides, Wakkun pulls Ayumu to go, reminding him of his promise. Miku gets very angry and chases after them. She stops them, telling them that they’re making a mistake.

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    August 12, 2005 at 10:54 pm Comments (0)

    Zettai Shounen – 11

    Short Summary:
    Ayumu has a flashback of when he was little, playing hide and seek with Wakkun. He also remembers that day when his parents forced him to leave with his mother after he had already made a play date with Wakkun. Ayumu apologizes to Wakkun again, then suggests that they go to the festival together.

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    July 30, 2005 at 12:14 am Comments (5)

    Zettai Shounen – 10

    Short Summary:
    The festival is finally starting! Miku is sick, but she eventually goes to the festival. Shione mulls about in her room for a bit, but also eventually ends up going (and comes face to face with Takuma). Ayumu was going to go with Miki and Miku, but he never returns, instead following a fairy into the forest and playing with Wakkun.

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    July 22, 2005 at 11:16 pm Comments (0)

    Zettai Shounen – 09

    Quickie Summary:
    The cat dance is almost upon the town as preparations are well underway. Miki is making a dress and later runs into Ayumu, and she talks to him about the dance before riding off. Ayumu gets a phone call at home from Shione. She asks him out to the dance, but he turns her down.

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    July 15, 2005 at 11:17 pm Comments (3)

    Zettai Shounen – 08

    Quickie Summary:
    Ayumu goes around town, talking to everyone, including his father, Asako-san, Ryousuke, and Miki, about what’s going on. During all this, Ayumu sees cloaked fairies flying around.

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    July 8, 2005 at 11:24 pm Comment (1)

    First Impressions: Zettai Shounen – 07

    Short Summary:One of the fairies pays a visit to Miku and briefly communicates with her. By the time her sister shows up, the fairy is already gone. The next day, Ayumu, Mike and Ryousuke are by the river when Akira shows up in her car. Ryousuke and Ayumu immediately flee. Meanwhile, Shione is sulking in […]

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    July 1, 2005 at 11:51 pm Comments (0)

    First Impressions: Zettai Shounen – 06

    Short Summary:We start with Ayumu looking at a cell phone picture of his family together when he was young. Later, his mother calls him and expresses her concern, but the conversation gets cut off by wierd static. That day, at 2PM, electronics across town start to go haywire: Miki’s father’s TV is cut off and […]

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    June 25, 2005 at 1:06 am Comments (0)

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