Hello there. Welcome to my world of Random Thoughts. In this world I’ll be posting stuff about anime and manga. Not to mention various other topics. I may post the occasional music video every now and than. And from time to time, I’ll just talk about my life in general. But first, here are a few things about me.

I was born an only child, for one thing. Originally I was planning to go into art professionally, but recently I’ve been more inclined towards writing. I still do the occasional wallpaper every now and then though, and I also still draw a little. But much of my energy these days goes into writing fan fiction. I’ve also recently become interested in archive and library work, which is something I’ve discovered I’m good at. Finally, like most people on the Internet, I like cats.

Favorite Anime/Manga

Yu-Gi-Oh!, Sailor Moon, Tokyo Mew Mew, Card Captor Sakura, Vampire Princess Miyu, Dragon Ball Z, Code Geass, Digimon (Adventure and Tamers), Pokemon (Misty era), Gundam SEED, Strawberry Panic, Rideback, Full Metal Panic, Slayers, Psyren, El Cazador de la Bruja, Sword Art Online, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, and Kill la Kill.

Other Anime/Manga I Like

Buso Renkin, Gurren Lagann, InuYasha, Kannazuki no Miko, Shattered Angels, Bleach, Naruto, Durarara!!, Spice and Wolf, This Ugly Yet Beautiful World, Dragonaut: The Resonance, Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Trinity Blood, Blue Gender, Eden of the East, Last Exile, Soul Eater, Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040, Space Dandy, and Black Lagoon.

Favorite TV Shows

Original Star Trek, Star Trek the Next Generation, Star Trek Deep Space 9, Star Trek Voyager, Magnum P.I., Numbers, Shark, The Simpsons, The West Wing, Hawaii Five-O (Remake), NCIS, NCIS Los Angeles, Blue Bloods, Doctor Who, Red Dwarf, Leverage, The Mentalist, Elementary, MASH, Bones, The Red Green Show, Almost Human, Rizzoli & Isles, and Scorpion.

Other TV Shows I Like

Murder She Wrote, Regular Show, The Closer, Major Crimes, Columbo, Matlock, Futurama, JAG, Unforgettable, Emergency, Mysteries at the Museum, Castle, Covert Affairs, Alias, Due South, Nash Bridges, Body of Proof, Longmire, It Takes a Thief, Frasier, and Home Improvement.

Favorite Musical Groups/Artists

Phil Collins (and Genesis), Journey, Styx, Boston, Queen, Heart, Meat Loaf, Billy Joel, John Denver, Survivor, Chicago, and Josh Groban.

In addition to being a fairly good wallpaper artist, I'm also a fan fiction writer who's written quite a few stories on FanFiction.Net. To check those stories out, CLICK HERE

That’s pretty much all you need to know about me. I'm not sure how often I'll post something here, but I'll try to as often as I can. In the meantime, I hope you all enjoy visiting.

Too Tired for a Title

Good evening everyone. Just thought I'd do a post to let everyone know how I'm doing. Some of you reading might've noticed that I've been a little more active here on TheO these past two or three days. For one thing I've started ...

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The Trouble with Sequels

Hello again everyone. This next post is more of a way for me to gather my thoughts regarding this issue with a fan fiction story I may or may not do some time in the future. So those who don't wish to read about this can go ahead and skip this p...

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Aquarium Dreams

Hello again everyone. Just doing a post to let you all know how I'm doing. Sorry for the rather depressing post from a couple of days ago. I try not to do posts like that, but that day things just really got to me. Anyway, mentally I'm in much...

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Taking Stock

Hello everyone. Just thought I'd do a little post to let everyone know how I'd doing. To be honest, I'm actually a little depressed at the moment. There were a couple of developments earlier this afternoon that have made me ask myself about whe...

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SM Crystal: How Bad Was It?

Hello all. Earlier today I came across an interesting little article on ANN about how Sailor Moon Crystal isn't necessarily a totally botched series.

CLICK HERE FOR THE ARTICLE

I actually have a bit of a confession to make about Sailor Moon Crystal. I've only seen the first four or five episodes of it. Part of the reason is because it never seemed like I had the time to watch the rest of it. Plus all the snippets of negative reviews of the anime I'd see on ANN made me not want to watch the rest of the series. Still, with what little I've seen and read I do have a problem with how Crystal turned out. Animation issues aside, to me it seems like the anime didn't live up to its full potential. Here was a terrific opportunity to take the original story of the manga and expand on it by doing episodes that focused more on the other characters, for instance.

So I'm kind of curious to know what those of you here on TheO think. Read the above article and let me know in a comment what you think of Sailor Moon Crystal. Do you think it was an okay series that fell flat, or do you think it was a complete and total disaster?