Tachibanakan Triangle or Tachibanakan love to lie angle ( manga )

What is with that title? Seriously, choose one people!!

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I honestly forgot about this one cos when I was reading it it was my “read all the yuri manga” week, so I legit, finished every title that was existing on Dynasty Scans . I think this one  had only few chapters out and maybe I dropped it cos of that, a short haired protagonist and the fact it was pointless ecchi/harem.

But now, older and wiser, I don’t mind short haired girls, although still not my favorite, but this has all that cliché harem titles can ask for, an indecisive MC, an old childhood friend , more on the pure side and a sexy temptation, or as the childhood friend would put it “erotic girl” and background loud older women.

It’s silly yes, but somehow it’s heartwarming, specially the backstory of Yoriko-oneechan and Yuu ( I’m so shipping those 2 morons) and well, childhood friend is cute and it seems MC might be leading towards her, although erotic girl is quite straightforward.

I am not sure who am I rooting for at this point, I usually focus on back characters in harem cos they might get some sort of closure-like, MC usually ends in “let’s all live together like this whole time” ugh. But the anime might be funny and well, yuri ecchi…yuri harem…we’ve come a long way, back in my day I had to feel the doki doki with Mariasama for crying out loud! Lately we’ve had Sakura trick! Strawberry panic!, CITRUS good lord! Actual legit yuri is making it’s way. So happy. Sniff.

So, check out the manga if you will and be sure to check out the anime.  🙂

 

 

Next anime season picks to follow!

I have some titles that I’ll be checking out, of course if they displease me I’ll drop them like it’s hot, but you know that right?

Go!

Chio-chan no Tsuugakuro :

This is the story of a girl who can’t make it to school due to several situations, the premise is,well, different, it will be something I either hate or love I’m sure. I can’t find a decent image, but..I saw YURI tags on some chapters in the manga, I’m surprised… -suddenly interested-

 

Tachibana-kan to Lie Angle:

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Ecchi yuri, a childhood friend and a new interest with a dense oblivious female protagonist. I hope the episodes are longer than 7 minutes!!

 

 

Mahou Shoujo Site : 

Asagiri Aya, a girl bullied at school and at home. One day, an eerie website, Mahou Shoujo Site, flashes on her computer screen and welcomes her to the Mahou Shoujo World. ( source Baka-Updates)

I’ve been reading the manga for this one for a while, it’s pretty damn dark and heavy.. I wonder if they will tone it down much and make it “softer” or will they stay true to it and keep it..well…as terribly awesome as it is.

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The best for last…

 

Lostorage conflated WIXOSS

You must know I love all the Wixoss series, you see it’s not all yuri I watch, it is mostly yes, but this has no..does it? Hmm.. well the thing is, I’m sure it’ll be amazing and I’m so happy!

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So that is it, of course will continue with the others, slow start, CITRUS, ramen crazy girl Kazumi san, Dragon Ball Super, Ito Junji collection, Hitori no shita, etc.

 

 

NicoMaki Anime VS all other media

I won’t make an extensive list or anything, for that and much better done, you can read this Les yay Love Live  so, having said that, I was reading an official love live diary or something and it was so cute.. I mean, let me tell you a little story first.

I first knew of the existence of NicoMaki by reading doujinshi by Sweet Pea aka Oshima Tomo,  it was so well drawn I thought “legit yuri series? what is this?”, I read ALL of them and more, but hers are the ones I like best to this day. Then I found out it was based on this “Love Live” so I thought “meh, surely there’s not much there”, I watched the whole thing and I found their interactions right on the tsundere spot, nothing too big to make a deal out of actually. Then I learned about the official manga and the games and the cd dramas and that awesome, awesome song they have together…

 

So, I learned that while it’s not yuri 100% it’s very strong subtext and that’s ok for them.

You must know by now I like my yuri strong, like coffee, my yuri goggles broke a while ago, so smiles and hand holding don’t do the trick much, I demand kisses and confessions and what not. But these 2 have enough to make me wonder what is really going on with them

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Official 

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Also official ❤

These both are so damn fucking cute.

Ok that’s it for now, if you don’t know of this pair…GO GET YOUR FIX, read the official manga, watch the anime, read (specially Oshima Tomo/Sweet Pea’s) doujinshis and check out the transcriptions on things like a certain festival..anyway the movie also has a very jealous Nico over Tsubasa getting close to Maki teeheee

 

Citrus ( Manga ) latest chapter

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An ungodly amount of lines and big letters aren’t enough to describe how spoilerish this post is, if you have been reading the manga, up to the chapter 36, you are welcome to read my writing on it, if not go check it out then come back hehe.

 

 

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Ok you have been properly warned.

Citrus… I’ve been so delighted with the anime that I almost forgot about the manga…till the new translated chapter came out..I began to worry when I notice it was sort of a letter…and written in past tense..by Mei… she was incredibly well articulated ( considering how has she been honestly) with her feelings and how she came to fall for Yuzu..to let her know she had made her choice to take on this Aihara family legacy thing and get married ( cringe ) and to stop any contact with her…

I honestly was having a revolution inside, I had some actual feelings, like sadness and anguish and… well done Saburouta, you made me have an emotional connection with your characters, I deem that as a very important characteristic in an author, either if they do comics, manga, books, movies, I wanna feel something dammit.

So, I was upset at first, thinking that was the ending, cos, COME ON, how could it end like that!!! But I learned it’s not, now we aren’t sure how this will solve, maybe Mei’s fiancé ,who knows Yuzu likes someone and you know, Mei asked him not to tell Yuzu about it..intervenes, maybe it’s Yuzu’s mom, or even in a more climatic way, it’s Shou, Mei’s dad, stepping in to free his daughter from this burden. I don’t think Yuzu crashes the wedding, that’d be too cliché, then again Citrus does have a shitload of clichés so who knows… In all, I am hopeful that it’ll have a happy ending, I mean, come on, it just can’t not end with them together. It could be too that Mei grows a massive pair of woman’s balls and decides to stop it at the last minute, cos some drama can’t hurt, CAN IT?

Actually.. it’s good the story is finally moving, we spent too long watching Mei feel uneasy and unable to express herself, so at least something is going on.

At some point, I thought maybe Matsuri would be good for Yuzu, not like she’s the greatest person on earth but I sorta rooted for her the 5 minutes that it seemed she could be a rival.

It was sweet to see Yuzu’s friends worried about her, cos she’s out there living (this chapter was a time skip, I’m unsure if it’s like 6 months or a year) specially  Shirapon when she notices she stills wears the ring she got for her and Mei (there are 2 rings)

So..in all, I was a bit sad to learn some people go as far as to wish death and illness upon authors when stories don’t go their way, someone mentioned Kodama..ehh NTR author got some serious hate (mostly from the western world) but you know, if you don’t like it, don’t read it, look for other things. I certainly didn’t like nTR but I waited till it ended and read the finale and it was ok, I looked for other works of her and she has some more positive ones, like Renai Manga, so don’t be mean to people, those people writing manga do their best and we all get to enjoy endless worlds and universes thanks to them. We should say thanks.

Nothing left but to keep enjoying all the anime, manga, movies and books that are out there till we know how this one ends, or if we like to, drop it, I won’t, I’m a bit too invested now, but I surely won’t pull my hair about it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Fitness overhaul

UPDATED: Don’t wanna get repetitive with this, yet, so I’ll add my second new routine on here.

So, I’ve been doing the same routine for a couple of months now, I don’t believe in just switching routines every 4 weeks like some people do, you gotta give it time to work, also progressive overload is your friend, anyway, I wanted something different for my biceps/triceps/shoulders day and since we have a returning coach at the gym,  I asked him for guidance, cos that dude is HARDCORE.

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It’s so hard to find an anime girl fitness image that is not hentai or a skinny girl running, seriously, only Goku works out for real or what? Yisus.

So, taking advantage of the superior recovery women have when it comes to training, we started this pyramidal system, first 25 reps, then 20, then 15 then 10. Obviously weight increases each time,  so it goes like this:

  • Frontal shoulder raise with dumbbells followed immediately by lateral raise
  • Triceps extension with the rope thingie
  • Concentrated bicep curl

NOW THE FUN PART

Plyometrics…

  • Something like an ab crunch + tossing a damn ball (not the big light one, a small heavier one)  up in the air and catching it 30x
  • 2 minutes battling the ropes ( I was able to for like 10 seconds straight)
  • As many push ups as possible

All that resting 1 minute or minute and a half in between, 4 rounds.

Then!

  • Triceps  push down thing with the bar  to failure with about 60 lbs
  • Ez bar preacher curl  to failure with 20 lbs
  • Abs
  • More abs

THEN

40 freaking minutes of stationary bike

And then you’re done, it seems like a lot but considering you gotta do it fast , the only “slow” thing is the bike, the rest is a breeze, lies, it was so hard, but I loved it. Can’t wait to see what’s in store for Friday.

FRIDAY UPDATE:

So chest, back, bicep and triceps cos why not.

  • Sitting rowing
  • Fly
  • Triceps extension rope

All those, first a set to failure, then 3 of 20 reps.

Then..

  • Battle rope making waves at the same time 2 minutes
  • Yogui A on the freaking trampoline  50
  • Tire flip baby! 10

Then…

  • Concentrated curl  10
  • Lat pull down   15
  • Knee raise     to failure

 

Then bike, should be 35  minutes but I managed 20.

 

The only thing I don’t wish to change is leg days, I just added lunges to leg leg day and glute bridge to ass leg day. (Ah, and weight, more weight on the squat, I’m close to lifting my own body weight <3) Forget that, I am changing at least ass day, lol, I asked Pepe ( the hardcore trainer) to help me shape my ass and get some mass there, without looking yucky, he said it’d take about 6 months, I was thinking a whole year so it’s even better! He also promised I’ll be able to perform a single pull up at least when March is ending, or else I’ll have a free month at the gym.

If you like some mix for the gym music, I have all sorts of songs in my iPod, but in this case I want to recommend some, just for the fun of it.

Nan’s playlist for da gym:

  • Jungle – Emma Louise
  • Nowhere – FictionJunction Yuuka (Madlax anime)
  • What’s up people? – Maximum the hormone (Death note anime )
  • A-cha – Super Junior
  • Mr. simple – Super Junior
  • Bonamana – Super Junior
  • Shots and Squats –  Vigiland Ft. Tham Sway
  • How deep is your love – Calvin Harris Disciples
  • Shape of you – Ed Sheeran
  • Makeba ( dirty riding mix) – Jain
  • Ike ike – Hinoi team
  • Lupin – Kara
  • I am the best – 2NE1
  • Mr. Wichtig – Tic tac toe
  • Satisfaction – Benni Benassi
  • Play Hard – David Guetta and some dudes
  • Después del after – Kinky
  • Mo Bounce – Iggy Azalea
  • X gon´ give it to ya – DMX
  • Shake it off – Taylor Swift
  • Abracadabra – Brown eyed girls
  • Hot blood workout – Aural vampire

 

So, feel free to check it out and if you can use battle ropes.. DO IT, it burns so gooood and it burns a lot of calories, gets your damn heart going up for sure, plus I read the EPOC effect is to behold!

 

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Girrrrls, lifting won’t make you look like this xD I swear. Now, go lift!

 

 

Dagashi Kashi 2 ( anime)

So, as you know I recently watched the complete first season for Dagashi Kashi, I found it lovable, funny, interesting and it even had some random yuri tease or as tv tropes page calls it, “Les yay”, what else can you ask for? They were gonna have a second season too! so I had to catch up! I even liked the OP song !

I was excited about the second season..until..

 

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Shidare Hotaru in the first season

That is all fine, the animation was good, the character design was very pleasant, but alas! A different studio was in charge for second season and you can really tell…

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S. Hotaru in season 2 …

Like…you can really see the difference, I checked out the manga and this one is more faithful to it, I have to admit, but.. I LOVED the more refined face detail of the first season, the color palette… everything was much better in my opinion, Saya is pretty much the same. But that alone, Hotaru’s downgrade is enough for me to drop the series, even tho I do enjoy the stories, I tried to watch it, I made it to episode 3, but I can’t, I like the old studio animation 10000 x more.

So this is how an anime title gets dropped by me, change drastically the design and most likely I’m gone.

Too bad, but oh well, I’ll check reviews when it’s over to search for any les yay scenes and watch them alone.

Go watch season 1 and if it doesn’t bother you, watch the second one.

Beauty at every size, shave or not and more

Yeah, I usually don’t go into detail with this cos it’s touchy and no one is asking me but..this is my blog so I can write what I like! Trying to be somehow reasonable tho

I do not wish to be rude or hurt anyone’s feeling, but honestly, people get offended way too easily nowadays, I don’t believe that’s healthy..now without further ado

Love yourself,  you are fine the way you are, yes ok, let’s stop a second, it is one thing to not hate yourself cos you are not a size 0 or you don’t adhere to a standard of beauty, but what puzzles me is ,this seems to also mean “you can be super fat and still be ok”..well, I don’t think human body looks at it’s best when we are overweight, I do think body needs exercise and proper nutrition and that shows, people who indulge too much and pay no mind to working out, well, tend to look a certain way, you can’t tell me that’s how you are meant to be either… most people usually do eat a lot to get to that, ( I’m not even talking about morbidly obese people and no, people with legit medical conditions are not the majority, please) I am also aware that there may be shit going on in your life and thus you gain weight, hell, I gained 25 kilos (50 lbs) when I was at my lowest regarding self-esteem, but that is exactly why I pay attention, I know if I gain weight it’s due to me being unhappy, when I feel fine I eat ok and workout and I look fine too.

I honestly feel it’s more of an excuse to just eat what you want, but then again, I am not a huge fan of food as you know, I like it, I like some food more than other, but I don’t LOVE eating, it’s sometimes well, a necessity, cos if you don’t eat you die, and I must eat certain amount of carbs, protein and fat to achieve what I want, that’s how I see it, so maybe temptation doesn’t really play a role with me and I can’t objectively talk about it,  food as an addiction has obviously never been a thing for me.

So, people can eat what they want and be fat or not, that’s ok, but I don’t want people to force me to agree with that, like “omg you don’t find this girl beautiful!! you are the worst”,well damn no, I have preferences and we all should be allowed to! Like not wanting to have sex with trans women who still have a penis, what is wrong with you people!? we can choose whatever the hell we like!

I remember, when I was fat, a girl told me she liked me but not my looks and that maybe after I lost weight we could go out, or something like that, at the moment I was quite offended and most people would agree she was mean…was she? NO, she didn’t wanna date a fat person as much as I prefer not to date,I don’t know, blondes or girls who don’t workout at all, it’s a preference and we all can have it and she did nothing wrong by telling me that. I can see it now, I myself stopped talking to this one girl online cos of the very same reason.

Which leads me to the whole shaving legs thing… I do not like it when we, as women as expected to do stuff, like put on makeup, I barely do and only when I want to, again, this may be different cos I only date women and most women for some reason don’t care about body hair, I do though which is funny enough, I mean, if we are already dating and she stops shaving I’d ask what’s going on, I do prefer no hair thanks and I like to keep myself like that, but I also respect people and don’t try to change them, so I’d only end it, not talk her into shaving cos that’s not cool.

But, do most feminists purposefully not shave to go against patriarchy beauty standard? I mean, I know this one girl, she wears make up and is a lot more girly than I am ( I’m what you’d call a sporty femme) but she is like “meh I don’t have to look like this or that, I won’t work out etc” and some girls in her “group” won’t do anything that is considered to fulfill a beauty standard, even if they do like that, follow me?  I started working out to stop being fat, cos I hated what I saw in the mirror and how it reflected how incredibly shitty I was feeling, now I do it cos I wanna look hot, for me hot is some muscles and being fit, I don’t give a flying fuck when others don’t find this sexy or whatever, but it’s annoying when fellow women tell you “you are already fine, you don’t need more working out”, if you don’t wanna “submit” to beauty standards, ok good for you, I am not doing that, I like doing that shit , human body looks much better when fit, it’s my belief.

This was mostly a rant so, yeah.

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This photo created a huge hassle back then, this woman is really inspiring and I like her a lot, (her name is Maria Kang, if you are sorta agreeing with me so far, check her out, if not..well…)but people said she was “fat shaming”, well, no, we do make up excuses, that shit is real, I’ve made excuses, we all have had, “it’s too late, early, it’s raining, it’s cold, this, that” when we really wanna do something we do it, period. Again, if you are like, legit sick, you better rest, but still no excuse to go and eat a bunch of crap. Jeeeeeesus.