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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!


タマちゃんのビーチフラワー姿

Close to a year back, I’ve placed a commission for Tama-chan’s new wigs via a stylist from Taobao. Unfortunately due to backlogs on their side, the work on the wigs doesn’t even start until about the 5th Moon of this year.

After a rather lengthy back-and-forth constructive exchanges with the stylist about the project for the past few months, I’ve finally received the completed commission at the end of last Moon…

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As for newest outfit for Tama-chan, her summer bikini set (From Fate/Extella Link, also her Saint Graph in Fate/Grand Order as Lancer class) is also a commissioned work via a seamstress on Taobao as well, which too arrived at my doorsteps a couple of Moons back. 

It’s been roughly two years since a proper pseudo studio session for Tama-chan, finally took some time and lotsa pain (My body can no longer hold on for such long hours of dedicated photo-shooting… Blame my increasing life levels. ^^;) to finally take some yesterday, abandoning the idea to attend the Comic Fiesta Mini event for the weekend in favour of my lovely waifu. :P 

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Costume Fun at a Summer Paradise

Continuing my adventure at Penang Anime Matsuri 2018, I wandered around the event halls looking to feast my eyes upon the superior crafts and outfits adorned on the cosplayers themselves.

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Thanks to the empty area just between the entrance and the exhibition halls, cosplayers and photogs alike can gather at their own leisure for on-site photo sessions and random visitor encounters asking for selfies… 

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Two Days at a Summer Paradise

Penang Anime Matsuri 2018 was held last weekend at the Spice Convention Centre, instead of the dimly lit mini stadium that is Spice Arena last year.

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Due to how ACG events across my country being carbon-copies of one another for years, I’ve already stop attending all of them in favour of only PAM due to its more unique contents, contents that I’m more interested with. =w=

The other only ACG event I visit annually is AFA at Singapore… 

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Preparing for a Summer Paradise

Due to my recent busy schedule and not-so-uplifting dailies, I’ve neglected on the news on Penang Anime Matsuri 2018. 

However I’m still excited that the day has finally come, for me to attend this event which falls on tomorrow!

Tama-chan is quite ready for the festival too, testing out her newest outfit, the 衝撃の学生服 from Fate/Extella… So glad her outfit made it in time, as the delay on the seamstress side kind of putting a minor stress on my end… ^^; 

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It’s also unfortunate that Tama-chan doesn’t have the proper hairstyle for this outfit as seen in the game itself, I’ll put that on the future upgrade list for her…

Tama-chan and I will pay a visit to one of booth owned by an acquaintance of mine within the exhibition halls, where she will stay there for a duration of time while I go snooping around the venue.

Do pay her visit if you happen to be there! See you all in a night’s sleep!


Holy Virgin Doll of a Grand Order

More information have emerged on the official Volks site, detailing one of the two upcoming Fate/Grand Order x Dollfie Dream collaboration dolls.

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DD Ruler Jeanne d’Arc will be available for pre-order by the end of October until December. 

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Knight King Doll of a Grand Order

More information have emerged on the official Volks site, detailing one of the two upcoming Fate/Grand Order x Dollfie Dream collaboration dolls.

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DDS Saber Altria Pendragon will be available for pre-order by the end of October until December. 

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Twin Dolls of a Grand Order

With the surging popularity of the mobile salt game Fate/Grand Order, especially with the recent release of the North American English version, it’s no doubt Volks would want to ride the hype and make bucks with this license.

In fact, they made similar collaboration with the Type-Moon license a before too, with the various versions of Sabers and Nero and other Fate series characters into their equally popular 1/3 Dollfie Dream series.

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Announced a few day back, it’s no surprise Volks is on the move again with a new Pre-Order project “Fate/Grand Order x Dollfie Dream”, they had the same thing a few years back during Type-Moon’s 10th anniversary, involving DD Saber Fate/Extra ver. and DD Saber Alter 2nd Ver ≧w≦

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タマちゃんの霊基再臨

Arrived at my door steps via FedEx is a tightly packaged parcel from Korea, a shipment that I have waited for roughly half a year by now. 

Within is a masterpiece from Black Swan, of which I have commissioned them to give Tama-chan a thorough make-over, thus the lack of her appearances during these past months…

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As before mentioned, Black Swan commissions are not on the cheaper side. This job alone took me six months of separate installments before I finally cleared the cheques while they were working on the commission during the same period. 

However one can truly be confident of their work for being the best of the best. My past dealings and commissions with them, albeit in a smaller scale, impresses me over and over. 

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タマちゃんのバレンタインの日

Love is in the air

Everywhere I look around

Love is in the air

Every sight and every sound

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And I don’t know if I’m being foolish

Don’t know if I’m being wise

But it’s something that I must believe in

And it’s there when I look in your eyes

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Fiery Rooster Entering a New Lunatic Year

The Monkey stopped going apes at the end of this season, making way for the Rooster to cock a doodle doo!

Please bear with me and excuse my animal puns… :P

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The guilt of neglecting Ranka-chan for a long time now has finally caught up to me, so I guess I should let her come out of the closet and be the kanban musume this year in the celebration of this prosperous Lunar New Year. =w=

Tama-chan can just stay back, relax and enjoy the festive season this time…

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タマちゃんの新しい姿

Shedding her older shell, Tama-chan has been reborn to a new body, perfecting her already excellent foxiness.

For the past few months, she has gone on another stage of evolution, breaking through her cocoon to become a more refine Goddess.

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A fair word of warning though: the rest of the piccies after this are of the NSFW nature, please go ahead at your own discretion lest you risk being lectured by your boss/waifu/etc… :3c

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さらばだ、ご主人様!

For the longest time now, ご主人様 has been neglecting タマちゃん and failed to attend to タマちゃん’s needs. 

タマちゃん has had enough of this!!!

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It is time タマちゃん going back to the void that is the 英霊の座.

Goodbye, ご主人様. It’s been a pleasure knowing and serving ご主人様…

P.S.: Don’t come looking for タマちゃん! Don’t try to summon タマちゃん again, タマちゃん will never ever answer ご主人様’s call again!

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Going Apes in This Lunatic Season

The Goat went by, and the Monkey arrived to bring a prosperous new year ahead!

Once again, it’s the dawn of a new lunar year, the annual festive season bringing along lots of reds decorations, Mandarin oranges, God of Prosperity, lion dances, fireworks, Ang Pows (Red Packets), visiting relatives and friends that ask you the same question every year… Oh well you know the rest… :P

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Even the Petit’gguys are in the mood to start their own celebrations of showering in golds and plum flowers… XDc

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タマちゃんの花嫁修業?

Waking up this morning to find Tama-chan already close to me in seiza mode.

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It took me a moment before I fought off the morning drowsiness (It’s a public holiday on this Monday, whoopee! Still woke up early as per usual RL job routine tho… orz) to realise that it’s the anniversary of my celebration of being birth unto this reality.

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タマちゃんの太陽の神話礼装

It’s time to finally unveil the last outfit from Tama-chan’s official MyRoom wardrobe as seen in Fate/Extra CCC.

A commission placed over a year ago at my usual seamstress (Tama-chan’s past outfits are all her masterpieces), Rana really went all out and outdid herself this time around. 

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太陽の神話礼装, the outfit obtained once near the end of the game itself, is one of the 5 available outfits (漆黒の魔術服, the default costume in CCC; 蒼色の呪術服, the default costume of the previous game; 春色の現代衣装, a modern style usamimi parka; せくすぃーびきに, a white bikini) you can have Tama-chan wear during the course of the game.

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超時空シンデレラ降臨

It’s been a full year since the announcement and the limited time pre-order period of the Macross Frontier x Volk collaboration, Dollfie Dream Sheryl Nome and Dollfie Dream Sister Ranka Lee… The long wait has finally ended when Volks deliver the shipments of these songstress to their owners all over the world.

Due to overwhelming response during the pre-order phase, Volks has opted to do three different delivery periods of the shipments, one at the end of each month starting from the 31st of October.

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Luckily my DDS Ranka Lee belongs to one of the earlier shipments, reaching the mainland shores just opposite my island in about a week’s time after leaving the factory on the 4th of November.

Unfortunately, due to her excessive value and the size of the package, Ranka-chan has been detained by the Customs during the just passed mid-week. It wasn’t until the weekend of the same week that I was able to rescue her by paying a modest amount of ransom fees.

Thankfully the amount isn’t that overwhelming as I initially predicted the fees might consist of 6% + 10% tax on top of the total value + shipping. Even the officer in charge is kind enough for giving a slight discount. XDc

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再び、タマちゃんのせくすぃーびきに

With her recently upgraded furry details, I think it’s nigh time that I once again retake the ever foxy Tama-chan in her past apparel.

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This round she’ll suit up in her せくすぃーびきに, even though it’s off-season (It’s autumn now). =w=

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タマちゃんの新しい進化

♪♬~ピクピク~♫♩

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こ、これは~❤

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Dance in the Fire (Works)

Departing a couple of hours before the official initiation of the Bon Odori Matsuri last weekend in order to secure a good parking spot for my ride, I’ve reached the site already full of early birds scattered all around the venue.

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Various erected canopies await the visiting throng for the evening!

Also held within the same area is the Transformers Street Art event (Of which you may see some Autobot/Decepticon logos and/or Bumblebee/Optimus Prime statues cameo in the following photos), which I’ll cover in my next post…

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The Galaxy Fairy and Super Dimensional Cinderella’s New Outfits

Although the pre-order period for DD Sheryl Nome and DDS Ranka Lee along with their assortment of different outfits are long gone by now (Ended in January), it seems Volks will unveil yet a couple more outfits for them very soon. 

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While currently on schedule and in preparation to ship out by Autumn this year, an online poll was held on the official site some months ago on various outfits wore by both the songstresses in the series.

Looks like the result is out now. w 

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财源滚滚随春到、喜气洋”羊”伴福来

A new year, a new dawn! A Lunar one that is… (   |  ‿‿  |   )

Regular followers of Sisterly Love series will immediately recognised the following 4koma… ^_~

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For the uninitiated, it is the Year of the Goat, or Sheep, or Ram, or whatever you like it to be… :P

Sorry for the reuse of the same neta, but I think the 4koma is very suitable for this Lunar New Year.

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タマちゃんの例のセーター

During the beginning of December last year, a sexy Japanese cosplayer posted a tweet of herself in a Turtleneck Sweater she got from COMFILAX, a fashion brand.

 

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The series of photos shared quickly gained recognition amongst the twittersphere and soon became a meme.

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Dolls of AFA14

Dolls (Especially those of 60cm in height, playfully referred to as musume (Daughters) by their loving parents) have made a prominent presence amongst the community attending past AFAs, especially during AFA12

While not as grand as the gathering in 2012, many musume did made their attendance to this year’s event as well…

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Exit Tunes, in promoting their new Vocaloid, had a custom Mayu doll on display at their booth. 

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