the otaku wonderland
I never really appreciated Yu that much when I was playing Persona 4, because, well, there was nothing to appreciate. Just like the older Persona games, “Yu” (you can actually name him, but for the sake of this post, I will just continue referring him to “Yu”) is a silent protagonist; that means he never talks in the game, with a few exception when some dialogue choices are needed. Even then, he was never given a voice and even if he “talked”, the game narrated it as a third-person. In the anime adaption however, he was finally given both a “name” and a “voice”, and it allows me to really appreciate his characterization.
The DS/3DS, to me, is a portable console which does not outright challenges it’s competitive peers with power or specs, but rather, it’s creativity. The innovative use of two screens had created a new form of gameplay, and even storytelling; I remembered some games like Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, really utilized the DS’s dual screen function well, as a result, telling a more powerful and emotional story.
Because the DS family strives on creativity, most of the games to me, are “concept” games. And out of all these concept games, I had recently been obsessed with Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call. I got into the bandwagon slightly late. During the first Theatrhythm game, it wasn’t released in the eshop, and since I get all of my games digitally, I was only able to enter the Theatrhythm party during the recent America release of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, it’s sequel.
Any veteran fans of Vocaloid should know about this – Vocaloids are more than just being cute. I’m not sure if the mindset of non-fans is of the contrary, but this post, is one of the many posts,
at least, let’s hope I can expand it THAT much, where I intend to show that Vocaloids are more than just simply having cute or pretty designs.
If you are a figure collector, try to look under the skirt of one of your figures, perhaps a scale figure, or a figma. Do not worry, we are not trying to be perverted here, we are being analytical. Now, what do you see? White, I assume? A curtain of whiteness known as, well, panties. But still, it begets the question, why does it has to be white?
One of the running themes of current airing anime, Hanayamata; deals with the idea of seeking “happiness” alone or with a group. Yosakoi – the unique Japanese dance, is something I just somehow immediately likened it to our hobbies of anime and games.