2010's First Post
I actually had a lot prepared before but I usually don't post them. The hardest thing for me is how to start these damn things. But let me just greet you all a Happy New Year!
First bit -- Google/HTC's Nexus One. Since the day it came out, I was frothing at the mouth for this device. I used to be addicted to mobile phoens but after Nokia's over-saturation of phones in the market, I kinda got tired of it and went for an O2 mini back in the day. Then back to a Nokia device called the 6500 slide, which was a good phone. Solid build, looks good and fuctions well as a phone. But I kinda missed the customizability I got with a Windows Phone. Then last August, Me and Guia got Samsung Omnia 2s. We loved it instantly, it had the best screen, good camera and fast (if you get rid of the default Samsung UI) and being a Windows Phone, ultra customization. But now comes Google's Nexus One with a new Android OS.... and it just blew me away! I will wait for it here in SG and see my options. I hope I can get it cheap... or sell my Omnia 2 at a good price... that is one sexy phone.
Anime series -- the only series I watch now is Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. I feel this is the only show I can watch as most of the series now are targeted for creepy otakus. For me, new series today cannot possibly match those that came out in the 90s and early 2000s. Dragonball Z, Escaflowne, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Gurren Lagann (OK, this is slightly new), Real Drive, and those giant robot shows. Those were awesome. Now, what do we get?! MOE. Series with children in skimpy costumes that make you crinch and feel dirty just by looking at them. Heck, even Macross turned to this direction, it seems. Last year, one of my favorite series was Darker Than Black. It had style, an interesting story, awesome music, engaging characters and super cool powers and remunerations for every character. Imagine my excitement when they announced a follow-up to this series called Darker Than Black: Gemini of the Meteor. I watched the first 3 episodes and guess what?! the main character is now a child... F******CK! They totally destroyed it for me, I stopped watching it since. The characters had cooler powers but that won't sell it for me. And the quality of the animation and drawings seriously suffered a great deal. It was pathetic. I'm getting sick of seeing these underaged characters that cater to the creepy otaku crowd. Is this the only way to sell series now? For the demographic of single, 2D girl-loving, socially inept people who can only talk to 2D girls confined in its Nintendo DS?! Who refer to real girls as 3D pigs?! This direction will bring about the end of Japanese anime as we know it as it only makes exporting anime harder. (I tried watching Dance in the Vampire Bund... same shit. )
Games -- I'm totally out of touch with games right now. I haven't played games in a while. I try out games but never follow through, i feel I've lost my gaming heart. Uncharted 2, Assassin's Creed 2 and Bayonetta seems interesting. We'll see when I have the time.
I've been gaining weight these past months so now, I go to the gym regularly. Though in the body analysis, I am only .1kg overweight, I still needed to lose fat and gain more muscle. Feels good and painful to have some activity and part of a club. Will see this through.
Oh, I'm for Team Coco.
Youtube current playlist: After School's Because of You, Kara's Mister, Super Junior's Sorry,Sorry, SNSD's Genie and reviews for the Nexus One. K-pop... yes.