Unconsious versus Self Consciousness. →
Fashion. Style. Attention. 3 words of the day. First of all, visiting the big named shopping districts, I think I figured out why we, Asians, look alike. Two aspects of the culture contributes to this rather true stereotype. Even though we all have different facial features and physique, with the advance in cosmetic surgeries and heavy make up, the base of our looks trend towards a single point....
Loneliness in the Land of the 'Ladies' →
Ladies, in this case, is a very relative term. Of course there are tons of females walking around in Japan but in Comiket, it’s easy to be deceived. Guys dressed up as girls, girls dressed up as guys. I guess it’s an acceptable culture among manga/anime fans. That aside, the whole Comiket experience was pleasant. Gamer funk was in the air but it was subtle. Tons of people were pushing...