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yasmin09

  • Joined Jun 1, 2010
  • 23 / F

Hello Hello. So I will start by stating the obvious: I love anime and manga. As a child, I adored Dragonball Z and Sailormoon and even Pokemon. However after that, I did not return to anime until high school when I was introduced to OHSHC and now I am an avid fan.  I enjoy a wide range of anime/manga though there are few genres that I tend to avoid such as yaoi, yuri, ecchi, hentai, and explicit violence and nudity. Even then, I may compromise if I get good recommendations. For the most part, I am always up for trying new animes and manga so please feel free to recommend anything.

Some other interests including cooking and baking, playing the piano, doing yoga, running, reading, and just being with my friends. I am also currently a pre-med student and am hoping to become a doctor. If you want to know more, feel free to ask.

*For a run-down on my star rating system, let me first state that the star rating simply dictates how entertaining I find the series. It does not technically have to do with having a great cast with rich character development in conjuction with an innovative and thought-provoking plot now how I would choose to recommend the anime/manga.

5: This rating remains an exception to the above statement. I find the plot original, suspenseful, and incredibly well-thought out. The cast remains diverse yet memorable, with each character having their own significance, and there exists substantial character development. I would highly recommend this series to just about anyone regardless of their genre preference.

4: If I find a series entertaining but not amazing, this tends to be my go-to rating. I would consider this my generic default rating, as long as I am thoroughly entertained but not blown away. I would probably recommend this for anyone who enjoys the genre but not necessarily for anyone who does not.

3: For series that are subpar but still somewhat entertaining. The series, though not awful, seems lackluster and only mildly entertaining. There exists a low possibility that I would recommend this but for the most part, I simply found the anime mediocre at best so nothing really worth noting. Not really horrible or an eyesore but nothing all that great and note-worthy either.

2: This remains for series that had potential and has few genuinely decent moments but overall fell flat. Lackluster plot and cast that may be at times be entertaining but for the most part did not compell me to continue further. Since the series really has little redeeming value, I would not recommend this, even to someone who enjoys the genre.

1: Horrible. Absolutely horrible. I would never recommend this to anyone, regardless of genre preference. Series with this rating are lacking in every sense. The characters are either completely generic stereotypes with few if any defining or likable characteristics or are just horrificly disgusting characters that should only exist as villians, and even that could be pushing it. The plots lack originality, good humor, and remains either boring and vapid or completely bizarre to the point where little makes sense. There is absolutely nothing remotely redeeming at all about this series and I would never even want to discuss such a series.

Life on anime

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Manga ratings

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Kari5 says...

Yeah, I recommend enjoying the convention a few times before helping out. If not, you'll miss doing regular convention stuff :p

So far, I've run three different panels. First, I did an "anime dances" panel, in which I taught the dance from Haruhi to a room pull of people. Just two months ago, I did two new panels. One, called "This Year in Anime" was just me introducing everyone to some of the anime that was released in the past year. I watched a ton, so I had a little slideshow with info and I spoke about how much I liked the shows I saw. Turns out most people there didn't see any new anime, so it was a learning experience :p

My other panel was "Anime Feud", which is just Family Feud with anime related questions. I had a friend help me with it and we had a blast. I had a family feud program installed on my computer and we displayed it on a large screen. 

Next month, I'm running the last two panels again :p Along with helping out with a card tournament. Other than panels, I still have other staff duties such as helping set up, tear down, patrol the video game and vendor room, and help with the registration rush. So much fun <3

Jun 17, 2010
Lonewulf56 says...

So i finally mastered Moonlight Sonata and I have begun to work on learning Canon in D. Beautiful song but kind of tricky. Ive made it about 1 min into the song so far. Ill send you a final version when I get it if you like? I think I forgot to mention to you that I also play piano.

Jun 15, 2010
Kari5 says...

Yeah I still go ^-^ Sometimes I wear old cosplay, sometimes not. I mostly staff for conventions now, run panels and whatnot. It's really different from being an attendee, but so much fun!

Jun 12, 2010
Lonewulf56 says...

Just  be careful of twilight princess, it will consume you haha. Ill check out those ones you said to watch, I only buy full box sets so hopefully their available.

Jun 12, 2010
Xarame says...

Hmm, I have a ton of recommendations but u can check my blog, there's a list there and a lot of those are really good :D

and what i usally read, shonen, shoujo, romance, schoollife, comedy, adventure, action, fantasy and so on xD i'm not to much into historical, slice of life and to much gore......

what bout u?:D

Jun 12, 2010