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Crafting a Lostbelt in the 4th Moon

In these troubled times, humour never escapes the wonderful minds of the Japanese ACG culture, with many strange and out of this world announcements occured as soon as the clock strikes 0000 hours, signifying the start of the April Fools’ Day.

After the Dragon Quest spoof from last year, DW yet again offered a separate app on  the1st of April, allowing Masters of FGO to indulge themselves at a fun block building/busting shenanigan.

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Unlike previous years, this special app, available to both the Android and iOS, will last until the 5th of April, breaking its own tradition of only available for the day itself! XDc

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Delayed Season of Another Chaldean Love

It’s that time of the year again! Chaldea is in a state of emergency once more as the female Servants gathered around the canteen block in hopes to borrow the kitchen for their chocolate production, much to the dismay of a certain red-clothed chef.

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While trying to come up with a high-quality recipe for mass production together with several other Servants, Lady Murasaki together with the Master accidentally transported ray-shifted to yet another interesting situation, to no one’s surprise…

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Along came the new Valentine’s Servant for the year, a super genki and bubbly Gal with a unique penchant for uplifting the craziness factor of an already weird and somewhat fun event.

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Real Life Level-Up and a Squeaky New Year

A boar-ing Terran year finally reached its peak, along came a squeaky Metal Rodent scuffling its way for another Zodiac cycle…

A very happy Lunar New Year to all of you and us who are celebrating this very prosperous season today!

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Incidentally on this festive 1st day, I’ve hoarded enough experience points for the past year to distribute my skill points and level up again!

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End of a Decade, Entering the Next

゚・:*:・。♪☆彡^・∋★A Happy New Year★∈・^ミ☆♪。・:*:・゚

Welcome to the 2nd decade of the 21st Century!

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Another day, another year. Can’t believe I’ve survived yet another decade off the 21st Century…

Here’s a review of all of my past year… 

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Wandering Days in Japan, Vol. 3

I’ve delayed this after report of my last Moon’s trip to Hi no Moto Land far long enough…

As years go by, my somewhat intense schedule really does hinder my leisure blogging recently.

Oh well onwards to the last part of my merry adventure~!

Day 5: Wading Through the Shallow Grass

Since I’m staying in the vicinity, I might as well pay a visit to the ever famous tourist spot in Asakusa: the Senso-ji. 

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Stepping through the Kaminari Mon that leads directly into the main temple itself, one can feel the intense stare casted upon oneself by the twin statues of the gate, Raijin and Fujin.  

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Wandering Days in Japan, Vol. 2

Day 3: Treasure Hunting

Continuing my journey to the Land of the Rising Sun, today I’m heading westward to Nakano along with my companion. 

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We’re to explore the titular Nakano Broadway, the treasure trove for second-hand goods and stuff, especially those of ACG origin. 

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Wandering Days in Japan, Vol. 1

Earlier the month, I’ve finally fulfilled one of my objective off my life-time to-do list: visiting the Land of the Rising Sun.

Yes, I’ve finally hopped onto a steel bird towards Japan, my first actual solo trip to a foreign land other than the annual pilgrimage to the City of the Fishy Lion…

As such, I had to abandon the idea of attending C3 Anime Festival Asia 2019, which will be held in the coming weekend…

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Day 1: Departure

From my island, I had to take a short plane trip towards the capital of my country, where I stayed for another couple of hours before hitching onto the connecting flight towards my actual destination.

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萌の日、来るぞ!

It maybe an ordinary day for the normies, but it is a day worth celebrating for those who knows the very reason to get excited about…

A very happy Moe Day (萌の日) to the wonderful community that is the otaku-dom!!! ^o^

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Perplexed over what today is? For starters, the kanji 萌 consists of 4 character components that when you read it in the traditional sequence (Up, Down, Right, Left…) you’ll get 十月十日 which essentially means 10th of October in both Japanese and Chinese!

Although it’s still a working day for many of us, don’t let the stress and workload overshadow your joy over the (un)official moe moe kyun filled hibi!


A Future Rift on a Rig

While I have ventured into the wonderful world of Virtual Reality through the use of PlayStation VR , the experience is rather limited due to the availability of the VR games on the console, not to mention the sheer pricing of such softwares…

Console gaming surely is not for the economic conscious individuals such as myself…

Before I even got myself the PSVR last year, I have always wanting to get a VR kit for my PC. Unfortunately at that time, my PC is not capable of supporting such high end device, and the said VR kits available on the market are too expensive for my taste.

However, such a problem no longer exists as I’ve just upgraded my rig earlier this year complete with VR-ready GPU.

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While you can technically hook up your PSVR to the PC, it doesn’t have native support, so instead you’ll have to rely heavily on third-party softwares and a lot of setup to get it working, which I tried, and ultimately gave up due to all the hassles.

Fast forward 3rd Moon of this year, Oculus announced the successor to their popular VR Headset, the Oculus Rift. Aptly named the Oculus Rift S, this new unit have just begun its shipping around the world since last week.

Oculus is pretty much the leader of the VR scene, so this latest entry to the market obviously piques my interest…

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A Grand Quest in the 4th Moon

After the AR shooter spoof from last year, DW once again upped their antics this 1st of April by releasing yet another mini game or sort, this time in the form of a Dragon Quest/Final Fantasy like JRPG, complete with retro sprite graphics and 8-bit music.

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The special app can be downloaded for a 1-day only fun, available to both the Android and iOSXDc

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Another Season of Chaldean Love

Once again, the designated heart-throbbing day full of chocolates, blushes and gifts is finally upon the excited Chaldea.

Servants and staff alike are all busy preparing their Valentine’s present(s) for their special someone…

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However, an unexpected disaster happens! All the chocolate ingredients suddenly disappears! 

This of course created uproars amongst the ladies of Chaldea, how are they going to convey their feelings now!?

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Amongst the mystery is the beautiful custodian of the recently opened library of Chaldea. According to her, a cursed book suddenly escaped from her grasp, creating this panic event… 

Such is the premise of this year’s Valentine’s Event in Fate/Grand Order, the mobage I’ve played since its release three and a half years back.

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Flourishing a Boar-ing Year Ahead

With the Terran canine howling its final reign of the year, along comes the Terran swine stuffing the next with fulfilling fortune.

This year, we celebrate the Year of the Pig. Or Boar if you’re offended with the former.

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Speaking about pigs, of course our Caster of Okeanos won’t hesitate to enjoy the occasion with her horde of cute swine, and a banquet of a party.

Just beware of her offerings of Kykeon… 

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Levelling Up in Real Life Again

Oh, it’s that time of the year again… Yet another level up fanfare chiming up in my head… ^^;

Today falls on another working day, but luckily it’s the last day of the week so I can enjoy the brief rest for the next 2 days…

Ahhhh the life of a working adult. orz

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That’s what he said! :P

Many thanks to all the congratulatory messages from all over my social networks, which include Twitter, Facebook and other platforms. I appreciated your remembering of my day of birth… ^_^

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He Who Commands the Future, Conquers the Past

(p。・∀・q)☆。.:*あけおめェェ*:.。・*:★⌒ヾ(-ω・*)今年もよろしくだっちゃ   ☆(p・∀・。q)

Welcome to the year 2019!

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In the midst of celebration with parties and fireworks all around the world, time for me to finish up with the reviews of latter half of my last year’s blog posts…

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He Who Controls the Past, Commands the Future

Time, the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession.

The past eventually becomes the present, and the present will greet its future. A chain of unending passage of eternity…

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Well let’s not think too deeply on this. XDc 2018 is coming to an end, and a new dawn is upon us!

I’ll take this opportunity to once again look back at what my past year has been through all my blog posts, starting from the first half of this year…

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Pocketing the Switch for a Cute Critter

Just recently, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! has been released to the wild, taking the world by storm.

A remake as well as a reimagined of the classic Pokémon Yellow from decades back, the role-playing game from Nintendo has been updated with modern graphics and gimmicks, catering to the nostalgia of many Trainers as well as bringing in new-comers to the series with all them shiny stuff…  

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Made for the Nintendo Switch console-handheld hybrid, which I’ve contemplated to get one myself, the existence of this new Pokémon game finally drove me to my local gaming store to procure one…

I guess it’s time to… Switch… *Badumtss

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A Summer Festival for Servants!

At the end of last month, the ever popular gacha mobage Fate/Grand Order celebrated its 3rd anniversary, throwing lots and lots of goodies (And a huge stash of Saint Quartzes woohoo!) and various anime series/movie announcements to the eager Masters all over the world.

Immediately after that, we’ve entered a new summer event that will last until the end of the month, featuring several highly sought after swimsuit Servants for Masters to deplete their reserves of Saint Quartz stashes in order for a less than 1% chance of hitting that SSR they wanted to roll for…

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This new Summer singularity is the result of none other than our favourite little devilish kouhai from Fate/Extra CCC, the super A.I. BB-chan!

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In a remote investigation/vacation mission to check on a possible reading of a Foreigner’s signal at the Hawaiian islands, we were drawn in and locked within the Groundhog Day-esque singularity where we’ll need to repeat a full week on the Hawaiian island over and over again.

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Foxy Frame of an Extella Fate

A few weeks ago, I’ve managed to nab the recently released glasses frame themed with elements and design principles of Tamamo no Mae.

Unfortunately, it wasn’t until after settling a complication at the local custom terrorists (Holding my acquisition hostage, demanding a sum of extortion fees before releasing it to me after, while being ****oles all the way to boot… >,<) that I finally holding it proudly in my hands last weekend. =w=

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A collaboration between Fate/Extella and Butler Optical Shop/Eye Mirror, the frame costs about twice the usual price of my regular glasses, but nonetheless a unique addition to my eyesight-helping arsenal. 

Miko~n!  

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Servant Frames of an Extella Fate

In collaboration with Fate/Extella, Butler Optical Shop/Eye Mirror will release a couple more frames based upon the main heroines of the game. Earlier the year they too released a Nero-themed frame in red. 

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The shop has made many collaborations with anime series before, namely Fate/Stay Night Heaven’s Feel, Girls Und Panzer, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, as well as many other popular series. 

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A Grand Lie in Order of Fateful April

Entering the 1st day of the fourth month of the year, once again various individuals and communities trying hard on their annual pranking.

Ever since a few hours back, Japan’s many websites and social medias have been cluttered with a wave of crazy and creative announcements and stuff, taking on the lies in this April. www

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Coming back with a vengeance, of course Fate/Grand Order having its own fun with the day.

Just like last year’s, a special app can be downloaded for some mini gaming fun, available to both the Android and iOSXDc

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“福”从天降

As the fiery rooster makes its exit, the Terran canine hounding towards a new lunatic year!

And a very happy Lunar New Year greeting from everyone’s favourite Rider, Astolfo!

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For the uninitiated and those unfamiliar with the language, in the Chinese Fate community, Astolfo is given a pet name and most affectionately referred to as 阿福. The character 福 itself means good fortune. The term 福从天降 from the post title means “fortune falls from the sky” literally, which is translated as “may good fortune be blessed upon thee”.

Thus the pun with the trap above. XDc

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A Season of Chaldean Love

A heart-throbbing celebration of the day of romantic rendezvous, a very Happy Valentine’s Day to you all!

Once again due to busy RL schedules, I’ve prepared nothing for this year’s blog entry… orz

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However, I do have lots of fun for the past two weeks on Fate/Grand Order’s very own Valentine’s event!

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Once again, the chocolate craze ran amok in my Chaldea!

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Levelling Up in Real Life

Another year, yet another digit to my life span. The more ancient we get, the less we do to celebrate the day we came to this world… orz

Especially when it falls on a working day when I still had to embrace the pressure and tackling hoards of real-life jobs… ^^;

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But alas, amidst the busy schedule and headaches, I am still receiving congratulatory messages throughout my social networks, as well as from within the games I played. XDc

Many thanks for the well wishes from those who did on Facebook, Twitter and such. You know who you are… <3

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Prospect: The Future is Now

★~*~*~☆ндρρч(+≧3≦)йёщ(≧ε≦+)чёдγ☆~*~*~★

Welcome to 2018!

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While the blasting of the fireworks lighting up the skies around the world, let us continue with our reflection on the 2nd half of last year’s blog postings…

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