Category Archive: Otaku General

Posts that encompass a wide range of otaku topics

Apr 01 2012

The Ups and Downs of an Unconventional Career

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[Source] As you may know a little over a year ago I became an amateur idol. However it seems like hardly any time has passed since I’ve been spending nearly everyday in pursuit of expanding my reach. While I was still in university I had to take harsh dance and vocal lessons in between my …

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Feb 14 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day 2012

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No matter what your current relationship status is I hope everyone will someday find happiness in some form! (I can’t believe I actually did this orz)

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Feb 01 2012

Anime Family Project: Alternative III

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[Source] Every couple of years since 2008 I’ve challenged myself to write a post with the basic premise of assembling a list of characters to be in my fictional family. If you have ever watched or read Kyouran Kazoku Nikki then the idea is essentially the same. I usually try to get others to join …

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Jan 01 2012

Retrospective on 2011 and Objectives for 2012

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[Source] Once again another year has passed so it’s time to reflect on the past and to think about goals for the future. It seems there have been a lot of ups and downs in the past year so the review section is quite long. With that in mind the goals section is of similar …

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Apr 15 2011

Anime Survey Says…

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[Source] A week and a half ago, I asked my fellow otaku to answer a simple survey so that I could attempt to do an anime-themed version of the classic game show Family Feud and 149 of you answered the call. After playing it in my club last night I can finally reveal the results …

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Apr 05 2011

Help an Otaku by Taking a Survey

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I’m currently working on an anime-themed version of the game show Family Feud for my university’s anime club. For those unfamiliar with the game, two teams compete against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to a survey-type question posed to 100 people. Right now I need your help to complete …

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Apr 01 2011

Lighting Up the Stage

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[Source] I know it has been quiet here on Lyrical☆Spark! lately and I would like to apologize to all of my dedicated readers, followers and fans. As much as I would like to get back to posting my usual otaku-related ramblings and song translations, I can’t make any concrete promises as to when that’ll happen …

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Jan 01 2011

Looking Back at 2010 and Planning Ahead for 2011

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Another year has passed and with it another year of blogging has been added to the archives. I want to take this opportunity to reflect on how my blogging and other otaku-related activities have gone over the last year as well as layout my plans for the rest of this year. This is somewhat long …

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Dec 25 2010

Twelve Days of Anime: The Condensed One Day Version

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So I had originally decided to join in on this twelve days of anime thing since I’ve never done it in all the years I’ve spent blogging. However since it was a kind of a rushed decision and other things getting in the way, I am late to the party and only have the time …

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Oct 10 2010

OreImo: Reminders of My Otaku Past

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The Fall 2010 anime season has been off to a great start so far and I do enjoy a lot of what I have decided to pick up. Of those shows Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai is one the series that I can most easily relate to. In particular episode …

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