Friday, November 26, 2010


Another piece of humor.
Sometimes animation is not all abt grandeur.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Avada Kedavra

Would be nice to go there for a visit. It's like Disneyland, but British version =D

Sunday, November 21, 2010

There is only darkness

Mr. Children 最高!! Every time i listen to their songs, i'll just get 莫名的感动. Just finished watching one of their DVDs, また感動しました。
Their concert is one of the things i've sworn to go in future, alongside with Joe Hisaishi's. Hope they don't retire too soon yet.
So far this is the only reason i can think of to convince myself into getting a job soon. With a salary, i can go japan as much as i want to. How motivating.

btw, Mr. Children's official fanclub is called Father&Mother. How amusing.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

A Tangible World

You'd probably think this short's not bad, but nothing special huh?
Let me tell you. It's 100% pure CG.

His older work.
And yep, 100% CG again.

This guy is amazing. It's really hard to create something that looks exactly like reality. His lighting, texturing and framing is really well done. Every shot is beautifully composed.
I'm awestriken.

Friday, November 19, 2010


AAAAAAA~~ found out tat Kaname went to serve at the butler cafe for a while on tat first day of AFA...T_T of cos he did it juz for fun, so it was unplanned. Those who managed to catch him there are soooooo lucky!! Some girls also managed to get his autograph when he was wandering around the booths area ( ̄へ ̄)

I am so going to stalk him next year! ヽ(o`皿′o)ノ

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Open Happiness

I just realised that CocaCola Open Happiness song had so many different versions unique to each country. Although i'm not a fan of cocacola, i just love their series of 'Open Happiness' ads.

China ver.
Pretty nice job done by Wang Leehom. You can juz skip to 1:10 where the song starts.

HongKong ver.
i guess i just don't like her voice.

Korean ver.
I quite like tis ver =3

Thai ver.
Not bad huh. I keep hearing chinese n cantonese though =_=

Japan ver.
They did a total 360 degrees change! Doesn't even resemble the original other den the 走音 tune at the start. Don't ask me why this is japanese when the lead singers are ang-mohs. It is a japanese band, and they are singing jap. I like this band =D

Sg ver.
After hearing all the cooler ones in front, i was kinda expecting smth from sg, maybe chinese mixed with english? and then...wth! they just took the original as it is, din bother changing beat or adding anything. n i totally hate her voice.
why did i even bother having any expectations at all.

Saturday, November 13, 2010


Went to AFA(anime festival asia) today at Suntec with a group of ADM fangirls including yt. We were kiasu and decided to be there at around 8am, and the doors open at 9am. We already got our tickets beforehand, so no need to buy on the spot, which was a good thing, cause the queue was already freaking long even at 8pm. Think those ppl at the front of the queue came at like 6 or 7. Apparently our kiasu-ism came to waste, cause there wasn't much crowd queuing to get in. Everyone was queuing for ticket. So we entered at around 915 as someone came late. No, that someone was not yt, she did a even greater job by coming at 2pm.
We also decided to dress-up abit since it's a anime fest. Theme was white n black suggested by someone who said she only has black n white n brown in her closet. In the end that someone came at 2pm without even dressing up. Nice. Ok...she had an excuse of feeling unwell n going to doctor's. Bad luck huh.

Yea dress-up. I decided to wear something like ciel phantomhive below!
Note: NOT COSPLAY! just dress like only. I do not cosplay!

Oh ya...went to get new haircut! My hair is finally able to stand and remain standing for more than 10 mins. Went to get colored contacts for fun too! Blue eyes are so nice. Was so excited about the contacts at first, but after I put them on and look into the mirror, I totally wilted....

...not blue de lor!! cheat my money! You gotta look really close to see it who would walk to within 20cm of your face and stare hard. I'd probably slap that person out of reflex.

There's a butler's cafe this year. Yes, you heard me right. Butler's cafe. I was screaming about it alot during our trip to japan. But that was japan. I didn't even make a squeak this time round. Reason's pretty obvious. But well, my fangirl group wanted to try, since we were already there so might as well go. No crowd, no queue cause we were early, stood at the entrance studying their menu and listening to the waitress's explanation and sneaking a peek...$18 for a cake set, and compulsory for everyone to order one, otherwise you pay entrance we were thinking...and discussing...and then! There was an announcement that Kaname will be arriving to the stage for a meet-and-greet session, and we spotted him walking up to the stage. We started squealing "Kaname!!! Kaname~! We come back for butler later! Kaname!!!" And we never returned XD

Rest of AFA was nothing much. Just some figurine display, whereby some were repeats from last year. Artist booths, only 4 booths =_= Artist gallery, not great stuff. Tons of anime figure shops. Saw a lot of cosplayers and heavily dressed up ppl, which 90% was painful to the eye. And I really mean painful. There was these trio of girls dressed in pink flowery, lacy, part gothic dress, my first thought was "walking water buckets". And my friend spurted out "three-little-pigs". Yep, so basically all failures.

Only thing I got out of the whole event was being able to see Kaname, managed to capture some pictures of him, and bought one nendoroid. Oh well...Kaname was quite cute, so makes up for everything I guess =3

Arghhh I wanna go jump fest again~~~

Friday, November 12, 2010


Monarchs are especially noted for their lengthy annual migration. In North America they make massive southward migrations starting in August until the first frost. A northward migration takes place in the spring. The monarch is the only butterfly that migrates both north and south as the birds do on a regular basis. But no single individual makes the entire round trip. Female monarchs deposit eggs for the next generation during these migrations.

By the end of October, the population east of the Rocky Mountains migrates to the sanctuaries of the Mariposa Monarca Biosphere Reserve within the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests in the Mexican states of Michoacan and Mexico. The western population overwinters in various sites in central coastal and southern California, United States, notably in Pacific Grove and Santa Cruz.

The length of these journeys exceeds the normal lifespan of most monarchs, which is less than two months for butterflies born in early summer. The last generation of the summer enters into a non-reproductive phase known as diapause and may live seven months or more. During diapause, butterflies fly to one of many overwintering sites. The generation that overwinters generally does not reproduce until it leaves the overwintering site sometime in February and March.

It is thought that the overwinter population of those east of the Rockies may reach as far north as Texas and Oklahoma during the spring migration. It is the second, third and fourth generations that return to their northern locations in the United States and Canada in the spring. How the species manages to return to the same overwintering spots over a gap of several generations is still a subject of research; the flight patterns appear to be inherited, based on a combination of the position of the sun in the sky and a time-compensated Sun compass that depends upon a circadian clock that is based in their antennae.

-taken from wikipedia

The above paragraph basically means that the monarch butterflies make the whole migration trip over a span of four generations. How amazing is that?! It's like telling your great-grandson to return to his roots by leaving a message passed from generation to generation. The butterflies are way more amazing in that the message is imprinted in their dna. How they read/decipher it is a mystery though. Maybe there's a heavenly voice that speaks into their head all the time. *imagining a raspy voice saying "you must go north....cough..north...."* =_=

p.s. i'm smelling bacon from my neighbors. and currently the time is 12 midnight. what a delicious smell but at the wrong time. frustrating.

Thursday, November 11, 2010


Sooooooooo cute~

mel~teach me how to make clothes someday...i wanna do smth with my sewing machine =(

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Some amazing works from Gobelins, a french animation school. The quality of their student works is just awesome! No wonder they are called the powerhouse, indeed.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Rust to dust

Something that i watched over a year ago, left a pretty deep impression in me, hence went to dig it out to watch again. Cool stuff, though personally i think there's too much close-ups, so much that i didn't understand the woody looking lump at the end was remains of a tree until i re-watched it. Nice message as closure too. Makes you think twice about the amount of trash you generate everyday.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Sun with Moon

Went to Sun with Moon at Wheelock Place for dinner with my family. Remember the one art gang went to at The Central, it's the same. The food is still as good. So why did i put up a photo of 2 paper cranes? They have a famous tofu cheesecake that comes covered with a cage, so my dad just had to ask the waitress: 'why is there a cage but no bird?' The poor girl, having already suffered from my dad's 'ka-chiaoing' earlier, answered: 'have, have, you wait awhile.' And so comes a red crane. Then, my dad, obviously having fun, asked if she has another. Hence the blue crane. Dunno what he wants them for sia....

Flowers blooming everywhere~


i once thought printing a super large poster of toma and pasting it in my room.
but after considering the questions my dad & mum are going to ask, i gave up.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Rainbow outburst

By the same person who did 'Beard World'.
I luv the look on of that naked peacock. So hilarious!
Although it got slightly gross near the end, it definitely grabs your attention!
YAY for rainbow~

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Santa's Beard

Ignoring the fact that it's a lottery ad, it's cute huh. And i could hardly catch what the guy was muttering in top speed at the end xD
Speaking of which, i've never seen any ads for lottery in sg. Guess there's no need to advertise smth that people already flock to. I've never seen a good 3D animation ad locally either. Not surprising, sg advertisement industry is just sad. The bad tv ads are obvious results of being cheapskate, while the good ones are outsourced to overseas companies.

Back to the subject, christmas is coming! It's only Nov, but the streets of Orchard are already decked out in christmas decor. I think sg is running out of ideas for decoration themes. Either that, or the budget has been cut.

The end of the year is nearing...sigh...

Beautify the world

Do you have PSD?

Super lock + Fortress lock. lol

Monday, November 1, 2010

Great Migrations

National Geographic, Great Migrations from Gentleman Scholar


I think humans tend to do the opposite...
We remain stationary and try to wipe out others instead.