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posted by [personal profile] aliasofwestgate at 01:36am on 30/04/2012 under , , ,
*thud* Munching on some mcdonald's and pretty much collapsing. Not a lot i want to do tomorrow beyond resting and unpacking. I'm still stupidly happy i got that Figuarts Kamen Rider Gatack. I got myself a Kagami to go with my Kuuga. Now all i need is one of the Double variations and i'll be complete in my favorites catagory. :D

Hope everyone else made it back safe!
Mood:: 'sore' sore
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posted by [personal profile] aliasofwestgate at 03:01am on 26/04/2012 under , , , ,

A little blurry but here ya go. :D Tokusatsu fan? YES! I haz my Acculular, my Kuuga is covered up in my clothes along with my Go-OnBlue figurine underneath all that. But i wasn't going ot repack afterwards.

3 hours and i'm on my way. Sleep? What Sleep? XD

Forgive the blurry. My camera isn't the best.
Mood:: 'silly' silly
Music:: Under Pressure--Bowie and Queen in my head
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Heya all.

Yes i'm still here. Just been wandering around fandom and living with crazies, nothing new there. *grin*

BUT It's Anime Central time and i'm on my way in a matter of hours. 6am train from Port Huron, and i'll be in chicago around noonish. I'll try to post from there, but we'll see. For now? I'm finishing the last of my packing and getting things set to go.

Life's been a bit nuts. new live action fandoms, anime's been rather meh, but Toku's still going strong. Especially as i've been catching up on stuff i've been stalling on. We've got our two panels to present this year. our Tokusatsu 101 stuff, and Tokusatsu Tropes. Looking forward to introducing the genre to new people and seeing a few old friends at the Tropes panel. *grin* We have far too much fun presenting these, year after year. I wish i had more than my Shoutarou Hidari cosplay but that's not happening this year. Maybe next year i can either have made, or make my out GUYS jacket. Cause my favorite by far is Ryuu from that particular Ultraman show. Although...there's also teh EYES uniforms from Ultraman Cosmos. Cause Fubuki is just all kinds of awesome. Musashi's adorable but Fubuki is just so much fun in his perpetual grumpy badassery.

I might even try to finish writing that next chapter of Kahuna i've been working on. I'm not quite done yet, but i'm stuck on a bit of dialogue. Maybe this weekend will shake it out. I need a change of scenery and a weekend of geeking out should do it. 

We're having a long awaited reunion though. [ profile] sychogrl is coming back this year, and [ profile] padfut_n_prongs is coming for the first time. With luck next year, we'll have a [ profile] mbwun again. For now? Laughter, pictures and general fun and games of the fangirl variety.

Something i've definitely needed, and maybe i'll get that fanfic written. :D
Music:: garo; makai senki background music
Mood:: 'awake' awake
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posted by [personal profile] aliasofwestgate at 11:42am on 08/02/2012 under , ,
I really want to boot this bitch into next week. Seriously. I just want to be left alone, or else have her do something other than tell me where to take her and not get any gas money for it.

Next update will be fandom related, i  swear!
Mood:: 'bitchy' bitchy
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posted by [personal profile] aliasofwestgate at 09:20pm on 06/02/2012 under , , , , , , ,
Title: Kahuna
Fandoms: H50 and Dresden files fusion
Rating: PG-13 for now.
Warnings: General s1 spoilers and majority of concepts used for Dresden Files.
Notes: Thanks to [ profile] imkalena for kicking my ass for the beta and Hawaii info. Inspired by the prompt by [ profile] grnidshrk. Also? Real life took a nosedive after  may last year (getting fired does that). I'm just now picking up the pieces, when Danny knocked me upside the head. *grin* 
Summary: Danny has a stalker.


I suppressed a shudder.  )

Owari ^_~ 

I've already started a bit of research into the next part. Comments and concrit are love, as always. :D  Sorry it took so long!

Mood:: 'silly' silly
Music:: Immi--Sign of Love
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posted by [personal profile] aliasofwestgate at 03:56pm on 06/02/2012 under ,
I'm still live, I just keep getting engrossed in other stuff. ^^;; I'll post later, as a lot has been happening for me. In both fandom and non-fandom. At the moment though? bleagh.
Mood:: 'annoyed' annoyed
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My brother is an ungrateful little shit who can't be arsed to bother with housework the rest of the time when he's working. But he gets any time off and does a small portion of it and expects me to be fucking grateful? Especially when he starts bitching that i don't do anything? Who's doing majority of the cooking while he's working all day? Certainly not him! I do a lot more cleaning than he does, and he thinks his girlfriend does it all? HAH. I just do it when he's  not paying attention and he discounts it entirely. Or he's too busy fighting with her to bother. So of course i do 'nothing'.

This is after a christmas where all that happened was that he all but ruined it (even with company present). He and the daft bint he calls his girlfriend did nothing but fight all christmas day, and most of christmas eve. He wonders why i make a point of keeping out of his way except for when i have to run damage control for mom and my neice sarah?

He bitched about the litter box not being emptied (after i'd just done it and teh cast used it at least twice in the meantime), when he hasn't paid any attention to it himself beyond bitching at me to clean in the last freaking 8 weeks.  Seriously. Where the FUCK does he get off?

I'm still job hunting, but fucking hell he just needs to get off his high horse. I can and do call him on this shit but he HAS to be right. He wants to be an alpha male and its just not possible in this house, not with me around as the older sister. He's just not suited for it and he's got it all wrong. He's being more abusive than anything else, verbally. He's been breaking things again, and mom's threatened to call the cops.  Even if we do, i don't expect him to keep with any of his anger management requirements. He's ignored it before or refused to see the counselors, so i dont' expect him to listen time either. 

He respects none of us in this house, and i pretty much call him on his shit because he has no respect for me. I can't give any respect to anything but his privacy, but he certainly isn't getting anything other than that from me. I've always had issues with abused authority and he will NEVER have that authority as long as he keeps acting the way he is. Nor my respect. He either learns it and earns it back, or he'll never get it again from me. I never gave it to bosses that abused it, and he wont' get it as long as he continues on this line

Sorry i've ranted, but i've mostly had it. He's driving me nuts today with his rotten attempts at being superior and being nothing but a passive aggressive hypocritical asshole. He needs help, but refuses to take it when its offered and otherwise doesn't give a shit who he hurts. He shouldnt' even be thinking of himself, he should be thinking of his kids.  He's 28, he acts like he's 12. 

I'll do another post on my brain latching onto fandom in the last few weeks, but not yet. Maybe in a day or two. Gods.
Mood:: 'bitchy' bitchy
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posted by [personal profile] aliasofwestgate at 01:34pm on 20/11/2011 under , ,
Play happy family and feed your daughter, and your girlfriend but don't get anything for mom. This is after you butter her up on friday(by making breakfast) morning to ask if the idiot girlfriend could move back IN with us.  Then you yell at her all morning today because you don't get your way, and don't even ask me if i want to say yes or no to getting your asshole girlfriend's stuff to bring back here. Guess what, i'm saying no if you DO ask. She doesn't deserve my civility, she doesn't even talk to me unless she wants something from me. I'm polite to her only because its my nature, and you still won't tell the shit to my face that you yell at mom about to MY face, you freaking coward.

I have a pounding headache no thanks to your tv up full blast since 9am and your voices on just as loud, and your own swearing about the dog and the cat because they don't dance to your tune.  The dog is TERRIFIED of you because you yell at her, and the cat doesn't give a shit what you think. I live right next door to you, but you carry on as if i'm not there. At all hours of the day. I doubt you'll change if i do get a job. I was more considerate of you when i was working when you were little, asshole. You aren't of me, when you have a job and i'm still hunting for one.

No love,

My younger brother is an asshole but i had to get this out. As much as i love fandom i'm tired of this shit. He pulls it every chance he gets. Stupid bint of a girlfriend may be back in the house, but i give her a week before it goes to shit and she leaves again. This promise of 200$ a month? I doubt will be kept. Or if it is? Will go for maybe 2 months before he starts making excuses for not giving her anything. Meanwhile, teh bills to keep the house up? Will rise like crazy because the bint has no sense of organization or the ability to conserve power or resources. She can't keep a house. She has no ability whatsoever as much as he claims she does more than i do. Mom and i just need to leave. He can keep the house up, and drown in bills by himself. That way he can't blame anyone but himself.

I'm watching some Ultraman Cosmos today at some point, maybe it'll cheer me up a bit. I'm just tired right now. So very tired of this shit and i doubt it'll improve at all once i get a job. He doesn't look after mom the way he should, and he never will. Because he's a selfish little asshole. There are reasons i drew my boundries the minute i moved back in. He hates it that i made it clear and he knows it. Which is why he never tells me shit to my face, since he's too scared of me throwing it right back at him. I'm stronger than he is and he knows it. I've got my own pain disorder and i still kept myself up for as long as i could when i was working. I will again too.

Time to finish a few things and then run into town for an errand. Then i can attempt to relax for a little bit before the loudness and shit starts again.
Mood:: 'pissed off' pissed off
Music:: Butterfly--Acid Black Cherry in my head
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posted by [personal profile] aliasofwestgate at 12:40pm on 07/11/2011 under , , ,
She's been calling here for the last 2 hours. At least 10 times so far. Obsessively. Because she wants my brother to move heaven and earth to bring her BABY WIPES. She's the one who ran off, she's the one who tortures him all the time on the phone with whatever she says to him. (not that he doesn't deserve it). She forgets he has a bloody well job to go to, and that he's got a court date he has to make today as well.  A court date her current benefactors are responsible for shoving on him. He can't make it over there because she wants him to bring her shit. She has to figure out how to ask the OTHER people she lives with for help.  She doesn't want to live here (and i dont' want her here again besides), she needs to learn to fend for her bloody well self.

I'm betting she's going to call at least 5 more times to bitch at him for not doing what she wants NOW before he leaves to go downtown. If she doesn't, its because they've been arguing on the phone for the last freaking hour.  She's a five year old, i swear.

In the meantime? I just wanna pull my pillow over my head and ignore this shit. She gives me a headache.  (yes this is the little brother's idiot mother of his 3rd child and on again off again 'girlfriend' depending on her current mood)
Mood:: 'annoyed' annoyed
Music:: Butterfly--Acid Black Cherry in my head
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I knew my suspicions about this show being good were on the money. It's actually the predecessor for Mebius in many ways. Especially the tone and character development. Just the right mix of crack and drama.

First off, the major differences for this Ultra compared to the normal ones, and the earth he protects. Cosmos and Musashi bonded when Musashi was about 8, when he was chasing another monster to earth. The tv series takes place 10 years later with Cosmos coming back again because a big nasty that infects other kaijuu has appeared.

Cosmos is a fighter, but his primary function as a blue ultra is healing. He can brawl at high speed in his default blue (Luna) form, as well as heal and shield. He has some firepower, but not as much as when he changes over to red (Corona) mode, he's got tank level brawling skills and the ability for killing, if need be. He gets at least two more from the show, i think, and another one or two from the movies afterwards.

The idea that he heals is good, cause on this earth most kaijuu aren't actually bad and the team that Musashi is part of is concerned with capture as much as possible, compared to killing outright. Musashi actually works for the planetary Monster Conservatory where they transport them after Cosmos heals them from the Chaos Headder's infection.  They've run into sentient kaijuu incredibly fast, compared to other Ultra shows where they're all GRRRARRGHSMAASH for about 20 episodes before they run into the speaking ones.  They had a speaking one by episode 4, which was just a good ep overall. The overarching theme is definitely  to do with the friendships between the kaijuu and kids as well, along with the ties and misadventures of Team EYES.  Along with the growth of one member in particular.

That team member is Fubuki, who's the hotshot pilot of the team. He's damned good at what he does but he's more trigger happy around the kaijuu than it rates. More concerned with strength, rather than protection of everyone. From what i've read, he has his reasons but right now he's still a jerk.  He's starting to change a bit, especially as he and Musashi started butting heads over it from episode one onwards. They've had no few high bromance moments.  Especially episode five with the patented bedside vigil after Fubuki gets himself trampled by that particular big nasty.(This is after Hiura-Taichou was playing matchmaker and called them the 'HaruKaze Combi). Musashi was also the one to see the ghost of his little sister in ep 12, which was just all kinds of sad. So yes. i'm 14 episodes through of 65 episodes.  Longest running Ultraman show EVER.  I'm loving every minute of it. :D

By the way, i'm watching this raw as there isn't a complete set of subs for this yet. Which i'm planning to remedy as part of Hikari Senshi subs in a few months. AFTER i get at least halfway through  my other project.  For now, i'm able to understand about half of it on my own, without freaking out at the technobabble that i can't understand.  Fangirl? Hell yah. i need icons to be made, and i will at some point.  Of both this and Mebius, who so far are proving to be my favorite Ultras. I've blown through 14 episodes in about 16 hours.  Always a good sign in my book.

Also, Cosmos uses a very distinct fighting style. Probably the most unique one i've seen for an Ultra. It's mildly familiar, which is driving me nuts. i could swear i've seen it, but not sure where.

Gokaiger was cute as hell, with the return of Sousuke, who needs his Renn badly.  Fourze, i only got to see about half of because i was feeding a cranky nephew, but otherwise what i saw? Was VERY good. So i've begun my raw stalking of the night and into tomorrow morning. :D

For now? i need to get through part of this project tonight before i watch more Cosmos.  Mom and i have been watching Sarah and Evan all day, so tired is putting it  nicely for both of us.  My younger brother should be back from work in the next hour or so, which is good.
Music:: Up&Down--SHINee
Mood:: 'enthralled' enthralled


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