Monthly Archives February 2016

Pocky and Pepero

Valentine’s day is over and you’ve got some pocky from your loved ones ( or you bought it for yourself). You look at it and think: ‘Where is it even coming from? And what is the difference between Pepero and Pocky?’

Pocky new package
‘Sukky’ comes from ‘suki’ which means love and pocky.  But for us forneigers, it’s quite funny.

And what is the history of pocky? And pepero?

Well if you keep reading you will know!

The orginal chocolate covered biscuit was first sold in 1966. The name ‘Pocky’ comes from the sound that you make when you eat it, which is pokkin. In 1976 the original was followed by the (all mighty) almond coating, and in 1977 the strawberry coating came out. Nowadays you have all sorts of flavors like milk, mouse, matcha (green tea), honey, cookies and cream, and many more flavors...

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Charlotte’s Review: Kaomoji (◕‿◕)

I thought: I haven’t done a review in a very long time. so here it is!

Today we are going to talk about the online clothes store kaomoji!

Kaomoji

Kaomoji is run by two Dutch graphic designers who love Japanese culture, anime , manga and, ofcourse, fashion! The name kaomoji means japanese smileys. They chose this name, because fashion makes them happy, sad, loved, lazy and crazy.
They express themselves in the way they dress. It all started with designing t-shirts for themselves. They are inspired by watching anime, reading manga and loving Japan. They started to put their designs on the internet and got a lot of positive reactions on it, so they started a shop! From a hobby they turned it into an otaku fashion statement.

In 2015 I ordered the limited edition world hoodie...

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Anime review: Tales of Symphonia The Animation: Tethe’alla-hen

Plot:

There are two worlds, knowing nothing of each other. In order for one world to flourish the other one will perish. In the perished world a chosen must go on a journey. The journey of world generation. The chosen has to overcome many obstacles and ends up at the tower of salvation. Once the chosen becomes an angel, which brings many hardships with it along the way, the flow will be changed and the once perished world will be flourished.

1280x720-VeO The magnificent chosen of Tethe'alla, Zelos Wilder!
The magnificent chosen of Tethe’alla, Zelos Wilder!

Colette brunel is in this story the chosen of regeneration, as it’s called. She’s from Sylvarant, the name of the perishing world. She now has traveled the Sylvaranti world and Is in a pre-angel mode...

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