In these times, it’s good to have a little ray of sunshine! Luckily I live on a fictional tropical island and withdrawn in my delusions the world is still a happy place! It has become an even happier place now that I have been nominated again for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I just hope I do not get a sunburn! This is like my fourth or fifth run.. so that is a lot of sun!
Like always we begin with the rules:
- Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog so that other people can visit them
- Answer the 11 questions put to you by the nominator
- Nominate 11 bloggers of your choosing and provide them with a new set of 11 questions to answer
- Notify the nominees by commenting on one of their blog posts
- List the rules and display The Sunshine Blogger Award logo within your post or on your blog site
This time I had the big brain not to thank the amazing blogger who nominated me yet before I state the rules! See now it looks like I am following the rules more! Even though I am gonna break at least one again! Anyway the person who nominated me was no one less than the Otaku Author.. as you might have suspected from the section header title thing.. I really need a better word for those. Lyn has been such an active and amazing member of our community! I actually wanted to tag him for my latest tag The Totally Tomodachi Award.. but I knew Anime and Fan Fiction whom I nominated would tag him if she’d participate and as such I figured he’d be tagged anway! Why?! Because he is such an amazing support of the blogosphere!
I also said this before but his seasonal review to me are along side Crow the best example of how I think such a review should be! The format they work in best.. done in the best way! So if you are even remotely into seasonal anime.. or if you want to check out what anime you need to watch this season Lyn’s is one of the best places you can be! Though I do doubt this is news to anyone here! Thanks Lyn for nominating me .. here are my answers to your questions and if anyone needs directions to his site! You can click right here!
NB Apparently I missed the post when it first came out it only gave me a tag warning like two weeks ago! Weird Huh! So sorry for doing this so late! I thought i was early!
Q: If you could see one anime again for the first time, what would it be and why?
A: School Live, Explaining why would ruin this wonderful anime experience, If you havend seen Gakkou Gurashi yet..don’t look it up..just watch the first five episodes of this super cute school show! I had.. but rewatching it as is would not have the same impact. This anime had me laughing and crying and feel me sick to my stomach. To relive that moment that Megu-Nee is asked to hold the radio is one of the most powerful moments I ever experienced in anime and to live that again would be nothing less than amazing. Such a wonderful idea that anime was and definatly amongst my favorites. Surely one that would be worth seeing for the first time again. I am so certain of this answer that I think this is actually the right answer and someone somewhere might come give me a cash prize!
Q: If you had to teach a class on one thing, what would you teach?
A: I am not a good teacher the workshop I gave at a dutch anime convention showed me that. I am way to wooden and frantic for that. So I am not sure if it counts as I feel this is more something I’d coach, but I want people to stand by themselves more. You don’t need to strive for that Picket White fence, the 2.1 children (though I do approve of the .1 ) and a pet named Jim-Bob-Johnson. You need to do you! Whatever that means how much it may deviate from the standard, you need to do you. You can’t be happy if you are not yourself.. you’d only make the self imposed lie happy! I lost it all when I realised I never had been myself.. that I always lied! When I was broken down so hard that there was nothing left of me but my core I realised this.. and I realised how hard it is to shake of that compulsion so rather than teach I’d coach people to maxmise themselves and limit the social standard. Don’t live a lie as a decent person in the eyes of others, make sure you try to be happy! If being good to others makes you happy all the better! But you matter too!
Q: If you could be any supernatural creature, what would you be and why?
A: A Malkavian Vampire, my health is something that troubles me so I would not say no to immortality! Any form of vampirism is welcome but my favorite kind would be that of a Malkavian. These vampires are very much known for their insanity but are they truly insane or do they see through the lies we have imposed for ourselves, do they see the world pure? Their mind trick abilities would really suit my persona and walking around as a Haruyuki Girl while being a Malkavian seems perfectly valid! Odd cosplays and talking with plushies also seems very much in line!
In my opinion Malkavians aren’t really “mad” they just shed off the concept of what we call words. “Male, Female, Black, White, Good, Evil” it all means nothing to a these ethereal creatures of the night! They see you for who you really are. Lies are tangible to them, disguises mean nothing they always see you for who you are. If you woman born in a man’s body they will call you a woman if you literally wear a mask of a more handsome person they will mention the beauty underneath. There is no hiding from their truth it is absolute and I do feel that would make the world so much more comprehensible. No more false signs of goodwill , no more hate as a cry for attention we all see it as it is..clear. I would not mind living forever if I could see the world like that. Plus being called duckling by sexy club owners is a great boon to that as well.
Q: If you had a time machine, would go back in time or into the future?
A: That depends on whether or not I can make a return trip, if I can alter the timeline or more like Stein’s Gate move through timelines. If time doesn’t “change” the world I live in but places me in an alternate one I would go nowhere. I would sell it for so much cash that I could buy everything I had ever dreamed off for the rest of my days. Time traveling is always a gamble and If I can’t change anything.. the future improving is but a gamble.. who knows I might end up in a destroyed world.
If time can be altered and my existence could be erased I would not sell it. I do not trust people enough to spare me. If the time machine offers a one way trip I would sell everything I have.. cash out.. buy something that will increase in value and go to the future. Maybe I can be cured of my stuff there! There is a lot more anime to watch and games to play. Chances of me finding a girl to love are better in the future than in the past. Plus think about how cheap I get games for my Switch after they became super dated!
If it’s a return trip though I’d go to the past. The recent past.. I would steal the idea of Pokémon and pitch it to Nintendo taking along my original copy of Pokémon Blue. After that they would see how awesome the game is and I would own the franchise! I’d be the pokémon company.. I would travel back to my time so I could enjoy the benefits I have reaped for myself and still enjoy the newer games in my sort of prime! I’d be able to eat for free in the Pokémon Café and I’d definitely would be able to obtain a Mew’s Fluffy Marshmallow Drink.
Q: If you could add a word to the dictionary what would you add and what would it mean?
- A person who has left behind the limits of language and words. They understand that objects , animals and fellow humans do not need to be clustered within standard definitions. They use words to amplify rather than confine.
- An exemplary person of wisdom, someone who understands they can never quantify someone or something completely
To Transveribe, Transveribed, Transveribing
- To realise something can not be completely described with words:
Though the person before me could be described as a middle aged male in a dress, I decided to Transveribe and experience this person rather than trying to describe them.
Q: If you could pick up a new skill in an instant what would it be?
A: I am going to assume we are talking about a real skill here, not anime powers.. if it is though.. Mind Magic…
As a real skill to instantly learn i’d doubt between programming which could lead me to build a much more awesome website but honestly, voice acting. Programming seems useful but not fun and If I can voice act I could bring this blog onto Youtube. Due to my unfortunate situation my voice is very weak and ugly. By gaining the skills for full voice control and voice acting I could probably find my way around this! I’d instantly learn so it would probably break my limitations so .. yay! It would also seem like something very fun to do and allow me to gain many awesome experiences.
Q: If extraterrestrials landed on earth and offered to take you with them, would you go
A: Yes, while I do have plenty of friends here that I would miss , I feel like I would love an adventure like that. I would have a few conditions though. I would want to bring my consoles and have a way to run them so I at least have some memory of Earth, take a few plushies with me and I’d prefer not to be turned into an energy based creature. Though all these things would be open for debate. I would not mind to live as energy that much if I at least keep my individuality. I would like to be able to choose my colour though.
Earth has recently disappointed me hard, every day I feel like a little bit of me dies seeing the state of the world. Both sides of the spectrum do to be honest. Individuality is being quashed and we just keep labeling ourselves. While I do think we make progress I also think we are losing ourselves along the way! If I would have a way to escape I would.
Q: If you could choose your age forever, what age would you choose and why?
A: It depends of your concept of age, if we mean physical age I would love to be forever 21. Looking old enough to get at least some respect and looking young enough to have some fun.. it just gives me so much options to live my eternal live. I would also like be the ideal model and mascotte for the forever 21 stores, who do have a lot of cute and nice clothes.. which I would probably be able to endorse to get cheaply! You see I AM forever 21. Problem is I don’t really take photo’s really well so I might look akward
If it means giving up what I have learned though.. and have my mental age regress back too. I’d rather stay the age I was now! I feel like I am wise enough to be happy and young enough to not have to much physical limits. I dont look completely as pretty and cute as I want to.. and some Lolita fashion now would be really wasted on me …so 21 would be better.. but I would not give up my knowledge or my lessons it made me who I am and not even immortality is worth giving that up.
Q: What would the title of your autobiography be?
A: That time I got to live on forever in my own pink autobiography!
When in doubt give it a light novel title. It depicts who I am as a person. Geek, Pink and to long winded! It would also prompt people to buy my book I think. By reading this book you could keep me alive. People would love to save that sentiment and be the heroes that keep me alive. Passing this book along, advising it to their friends, with each new person i live on longer.. become part of people’s life as my ideas and persona get captured in this book. Etched on the souls of everyone who reads it and even takes one of my few advice thnings . It would look one of those old leather bound books with a pink cover and some white ornaments and other than that just the title. Yet really faded you might see my eyes and my smile as well!
Q : What’s the best piece of advice you have ever been given?
A: My best piece of advice was actually given to me by myself, I had a non visited dutch anime blog when I saw a girl writing for a game magazine founding her own anime blog and looking for members. I did not not feel good enough but I literally talked to myself. This is something you should do, stop being afraid..it’s okay to reach out to the world. I was so anxious and scared of rejection before so I was afraid she would call me an idiot who should not even try blogging. Instead I got to write for her, we became great friends and my life has became so much better. I found a group that accepted I was a geek , they introduced me to DnD , anime conventions , gaming together. Without them I would not be here today..without them..I’d honestly do not think I’d have the mental fortitude to live until now! Without them I would have never discovered my true self.
Without reaching out, I would be afloat in a sea of nothingness, of denial , hiding who I am trying to pretend to be normal. Without her I would have been unhappy probably even dead given what happend. So my best advice is to reach out to people like you, they won’t eat you and while contact can be scary.. most of the time it takes anxiety away in the long run. Never think you are not worthy do something..it’s advise I do need to take myself again, but for here never think your comment doesn’t matter or that you have nothing to add! I’d love to here your voices! Even if I act a bit wooden and nervous at times! I will do my best I welcome everyone’s thoughts and friendship just like my dear friend accept mine that day 6,5 years ago.
Q: The zombie apocalypse is coming, who are the three anime characters you want on your team?
A: Maple from Bofuri to lead my defence, that basically already is enough for us to be safe but I would pair her up with John Wick, I know he isn’t exactly an anime character but I feel like he has the qualities to be one.. I guess Spike Spiegel as his anime counterpart.. or Maybe Alucard, I’d really prefer John though.. you know he’s kinda breathtaking. As my melee fighter I would choose the Bludgeon Angel Dokuro. Not only do I think she would do really well in a fight with Excalibogg, she could also say Pipirupirupirupipirupi (google docs corrected that spelling for me) and bring me back to life after I have been horribly eaten.
That way I’d have a tank to defend me.. a long ranged gunner and a melee fighter that is also a healer! I could be the bard and I am sure we would be right as rain!
1. Have you ever cosplayed, if yes.. what’s your best cosplay? If no what would you cosplay if you could?
2. What is the least geeky thing about you?
3. If your life was ever turned into an anime, what type of anime would it be?
4. If your life was ever turned into a video game, what type of game it would be?
5. If you’d have to choose any other archetype but geek, what would you want to be?
6. What’s the worst thing you have ever done to a friend?
7. What is your favorite alcoholic beverage and tells us about when you had too much off it
8. How would you take over the world, in a world of endless possibilities? Be evil!
9. Which anime character you think could stop the you from question 8.
10. Which anime characters would be the henchmen to the you from question 8.
11. If you could make one true wish, but it had to be at least somewhat selfish, what would it be?
I based these nominations on the people interaction with me lately! Be it retweeting, commenting, etc! Why?! Because that way I can easily do all the linky stuff super easy and of course these people are super awesome!
Mari from Starting Life At Zero whose brave posts really made my personal world less dark.
WinstOlf who shared a lot of my tweets at WinstOlf Portal
Celestial Sparkles from How Anime Stuff works. Who really is active around my website lately which I greatly appreciate!
Mallow or Roki Bloop from Secluded observations, whose names spelling I had to check 27 times despite him retweeting almost everything in support! Such an amazing person!
Summer Foovay from Foovay’s Cauldron whom I have come to consider as my Blogging Bestie, and who finished all tags I gave her..so she needs more!
Ospreyshire or Curtis from Iridium Eye whom while we cleary differ quite a bit has always been there and willing to talk about all sorts of things both high and low brow! I love meeting people like him!
Lina from Tiny Ugly Animal whose name I see pop up more and more on my blog and who can use a challenge to combine with the 30 day of anime challenge! Mwuhahahaha.
That K person or was it C figure? I do not know anymore! Who really came trough with some encouraging words lately which in part reminded me of a lesson I mentioned in this post!
Solarayo from Ace Asunder. They quickly became very active here! I am very happy to see them around! So they deserve a nomination!
Naja from Blerdy Otome whose zeal and passion I always appreciate and who really is a super OWL. Where I had times I doubted if I should continue OWLS Naja’s posts always make me feel that I am in the right place there!
Selina from a Blog with A Little Bit of Everything who may struggle a bit with the anime and geek questions because I am not sure if she is a geek that watches anime. So whenever it says anime she can read Cartoons/tv series and when it says Geek..she can read crafter. Unless of course she knows more about that than I know..it’s up to her!
PS: If you have not been nominated you can earn yourself a nomination by answering this difficult and personal question in the comments! Only if you are worthy you will know:
What is my favorite colour?!