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21-year-old native English speaker, lethargically living by the ocean

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My bio contains everything you need to know about me.

here are things I like, in no particular order:

hobbies/interests

  • learning about random things (currently: sharks and speculative biology based on skeletal structure)
  • anime/manga: I find that I prefer monthly > weekly manga
  • horror/thrillers: games/films/stories/etc.
  • linguistics & languages: (see "lifetime todo list")
  • music: rock, j-music, instrumental (classical & modern)
  • playing piano: received a classical music education in piano
  • psychology: I'm a psychology minor
  • STEM: physiology, living organisms, machines, applied math
  • textiles: fashion design, sewing
  • video games: puzzle &/or exploration-heavy, character-driven
  • webtoons: usually story-driven ones with cohesive worlds
  • world-building: fantasy/sci-fi settings
  • world cultures: (see below)
  • (staying home & taking naps: predominant activity)

cultural things

  • J-cultural activities: chado, kyudo, shodo, ikebana, judo
  • Chinese culture: calligraphy, tea culture, poetry, etc.
  • French culture: sweets, philosophy caf├ęs, dining etiquette
  • architecture: East Asian, Russian, Roman, Scandinavian, Indian, Moroccan, Turkish
  • cuisines: East Asian, Mongolian, Indian, Vietnamese, Italian
  • traditional clothes: East + South + SE Asian, French, Russian

miscellaneous:

  • SCP stories: particularly the wretched ones & wholesome ones
  • artsy anime: Mononoke
  • the colour blue
  • aquatic animals (particularly sea otters, sharks, orcas)
  • clothing designers: Iris Van Herpen, Vivian Westwood, Guo Pei, Edith Head, Zac Posen, Riccardo Tisci, Rei Kawakubo, Jil Sander

fond childhood memories:

  • reading Percy Jackson
  • dreams of an orchard
  • watching pirated One Piece episodes in elementary school
  • running around my childhood house's backyard
  • Mario Galaxy 2
  • biking with my Gr. 7 class
  • making udon in Japanese school
  • acing that one piano recital

Fond Recent Memories:

  • First time playing Breath of the Wild
  • Volunteering at Marine Mammal Rescue Centre & Red Cross
  • Successful pancakes & matcha cheesecake
  • Maple & matcha waffles (Demian's Waffles)
  • World-building the entirety of Wystrie + Ashteria
  • Video essays
  • Watching horror flicks

J-music

  • Producers: syudou, Hiiragi Kirai, MARETU, ShishiShishi
  • Utaite: Chogakusei, Miyashita Yuu, Ado(?)
  • Idols/Famous musicians: Utada Hikaru, Shiina Ringo

Webtoons Things

  • Artwork from Jungle Juice, the Fever King, Little Starling
  • Finishing FLOW for the first time
  • Watching Noblesse's artwork improve over time
  • Reading Part 1 of Tower of God (2014) & rereading it (2020)
  • Crying over the Boxer characters
  • Waiting for more Ha Il-kwon webtoons (Annasumanara)
  • Seeing the first episode of the Tower of God anime
  • Getting top comment on Hooky, Tower of God, & Rebirth

Classical Pieces (organized by music style)

  • Vivaldi - Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Minor, RV 279: I. Allegro
  • Bach - Toccata & Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
  • Rachmaninoff - Prelude In C Sharp Minor Op. 3 No. 2

J-media characters

  • Haikyuu: Shinsuke Kita, Oikawa Tooru, Kozume Kenma
  • Mob Psycho 100: Mob, Arataka Reigen
  • Fire Emblem 3 Houses: the Blue Lions, Lindhart, Lysithea
  • Blue Period: Yaguchi Yatora
  • Spy x Family: Anya Forger
  • Kusuriya no Hitorigoto: Maomao
  • Skip to Loafer: Iwakura Mitsumi, Shima Sousuke
  • Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun: Mikoshiba Mikoto
  • Ghibli: Ashitaka, Lady Eboshi, Sophie Hatter, Sousuke & Ponyo
  • 3-gatsu no Lion: Kiriyama Rei, Kawamoto Hinata
  • Mairimashita Iruma-kun: Iruma, Clara, Alice, Amelie
  • Ouran: Fujioka Haruhi
  • HunterxHunter: Killua Zoldyck, Biscuit Krueger
  • Tongari Boushi no Atelier: Quifrey
  • Ajin: Nagai Kei
  • Jujutsu Kaisen: Zen'in Maki, Fushiguro Megumi
  • Wotakoi: Sakuragi Kou & Nifuji Naoya
may 30 2021 ∞
jun 29 2022 +