Kill La Kill Episode 20 Rant

This week’s rants and reviews in the usual schedule have been swapped up because of all the CRAZY AWESOME new episodes and reveals. This week’s episode was tying up the loose ends after Ryuko’s family twist reveal. I have to … Continue reading

Tokyo Ravens Episode 20 Review – TWISTS, SPOILERS AND MORE

I have to say that after twenty episodes, as we near the finale of Tokyo Ravens, episode 20 really put everything that’s happened thus far, into perspective, and when I say everything, I REALLY MEAN EVERYTHING – including the little … Continue reading

Tokyo Ravens 18 and 19 Review

Hey guys, I am so sorry I’ve been gone from Tokyo Ravens for almost three weeks but I’ve been super busy with midterms and assignments but I’m really excited for the last arc of Tokyo Ravens with the plot building … Continue reading

Nobunaga the Fool Episode 7 Review

Mitsuhide, who is silently grieving at Nobukatsu’s murder, has been internally conflicted for a while now. We’re given a quick flash back of him at the beginning where he watched his father commit suicide (for some reason). But these moments … Continue reading

KidRobot Haul!!

Hey guys, last week I did a little bit of outlet mall shopping in Pennsylvania down in the States and I really wasn’t expecting to find a lot of collector’s stuff because of the overwhelming number of fashion stores. Lucky enough for me, I stumbled across quite a few KidRobot things and I couldn’t help but assemble a feature haul for you guys.

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I FINALLY ADOPTED A LABBIT! And I will kiss him and love him and squeeze him and call him George… just kidding. But I was super ecstatic when I found stache Labbits available in the store. At first I only planned on buying the white one because it was smaller and easier to carry around but at the end of the day I caved and bought the medium-large 14 inch purple Labbit as well. The small white 7 inch Labbit was around $15.99 US while the larger was $29.99, but hey, no tax and no shipping fees so I’m happy. The plush Labbits are produced by KidRobot with designs by Frank Kozik I also grabbed one of the boxes from the Happy Mini Labbits collection and got the pink one. The purple moustache goes really well with the pink skin I think.

I absolutely love the plush Labbits. Their fur is so friggin soft, you wouldn’t believe me until you actually get your hands on one. The medium-large purple one is so huggable and pretty life sized in rabbit sizes if you ask me. The plushie is just really well made overall because it’s made to be a collectible on a shelf rather than something you hug to be. To be honest, I think they could be both unless you’re the mint-pristine condition type of collector. If you’re a big plushie lover or a Labbit figures fan, I strongly recommend you adopt one of these guys. The “How to take care of Labbit” instructions behind the name tag makes the Labbit all the more endearing to plushie collectors and gives the Labbits a bit of a personality. I’m still on the lookout for the yellow Labbit but for now, I love spending time with the two that I already have. Less staring, more adopting!!

As well, KidRobot produces the Yummy Dessert keychains by Heidi Kenney and this little box was a real treat if you know what I mean. My slice of pie is down in a matte lime finish and hangs from a sturdy metal ring great for keys bags. It’s got a really amusing expression and it’s relatively cheap, going for only $5.99 US so if you’re looking for a cute and unique accessory, the Yummy Dessert collection is for you.

That is all for my KidRobot haul. I hope you guys enjoyed reading this post as much as I enjoyed making it. Thank you so much for dropping in and if you’re looking for new stuff from me, follow me here by email, wordpress or on facebook or twitter! I’ll talk to you guys soon!

– Cloudy

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Kill La Kill Episode 19 Rant

OHMIGOD. PEOPLE ARE BEING TAKEN OVER BY CLOTHING ALIENS!! AHHHHHHHHHH Rating: 4.5/5 curiously excited clouds  The Elite 4 have taken to defending the public from being captured by Covers while Ragyo and Satsuki are still having their showdown. BUTTTTTTTTTTTT The … Continue reading

Out of the Box: Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT Yozora Mikazuki

DSC_0317bcHihi, how are you all doing? Today we’re doing another mini Out of the Box feature this time for Haganai.

I’ve been exploring a lot of my local hobby and anime shops in Toronto and I came across the Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Next mini character box figures. This line is called the Nano-Colle Series – Haganai Next. If you follow the series or if you’ve seen pictures, you probably know that Yozora cuts her hair in the second season. When I saw Sena and Yozora on the front of the box, I was a little apprehensive just because I wasn’t sure how Yozora’s hair would be styled just by the image. There were only two boxes left and I grabbed both. Luckily or unluckily, I actually got two Yozoras haha, but I really fell in love with her. Her expression is really stoic akin to her personality and the amount of detail in her eyes really brings out her character. The simplistic but accurate detail made my wallet and shopping conscious feel better about getting identical.

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The collection was released in June last year and manufactured by Media Factory. I would really love to get the rest of the characters so I guess it’ll take a bit more merchandise hunting online or around town to find them. For now I’m very happy with Yozora. She is one of the main characters and one of my favourites… maybe you can spot her air friend, Tomo-chan, somewhere in the background of those photos 😉

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These were taken with my Nikon D3100 and the sigma 17-70mm macro lens really came in hand with small figures. Yozora is only about two inches tall but she’s perfect on your desk or on travel if you want to place her in some interesting settings.

I hope you guys liked this Out of the Box feature. If you’re looking for more from me, don’t forget to follow me here or on twitter or facebook or pinterest. New stuff is coming every day! Thanks for dropping in!

– Cloudy

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D-Frag! Episode 7 Rant & Review

I have to say that this week’s episode of D-Frag was IMMENSELY ENTERTAINING and brought out the real intensity of the game oriented comedy that’s so central to the hilarity of the series. Everyone takes games so dramatically in this … Continue reading

Nisekoi Episode 6 Rant & Review

Hey guys, I’ve been a little bit behind on this week’s anime. I did say I was trying to catch up but university work is really stressing me out and midterms are coming up. Nisekoi was a really great de-stresser. … Continue reading

Toronto Auto Show 2014 Photography

Hey guys, yesterday I went to the Canadian International Autoshow. I’m not a huge car buff but I do go to get some sport or industrial photography done under fantastic spotlight lighting. I really think conventions are really great environments for beginner photographers to hone their skills. I’m not a super professional photographer but I do remember getting bringing my first DLSR, a Nikon D60, to the auto show in 2010. You cannot work with Program automated settings at an auto show, the lighting just doesn’t permit it. Each area is lit according to their own exhibits and cars, as well, each colour reflects light in its own way. As a result, I was forced to switch knobs to Manual mode… and that’s how I learned how to adjust my own camera settings.

I hope you guys like these photographs, I tried to be more selective this year with what I was photographing but you can only find so many interesting angles at a convention while avoiding all the heads and random photo-bombers. This was taken with my trusty Nikon D3100 and a Sigma 17-70mm macron lens and nothing was edited.

Hope you guys liked this post and I will talk to you all soon!

– Cloudy

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