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Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Update!

An news update for the Rurouni Kenshin fans out there. A trailer was just released and here it is. Releasing in August 25, 2012. I can’t wait

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More Fun in Japan!

Having a bad day? Maybe this will brighten you up.. It did to me :]

Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Coming Soon!

I got great new for the Samurai X fans!! Releasing in August 25th, 2012 is the Live Action of Rurouni Kenshin. If you don’t know what that is, I suggest watching the anime plus the OVA. That’s it about this for now. Maybe more updates on this soon to come. For now, enjoy some pictures from eiga.com. :]

BACK!!!

WOW..its been a long while since I posted haven’t I? Due to the amount of  school work I have  >___< DAMN!! being an I.T student is pretty tough!!
But here I am!!! with a bit of new posts..but please bare with me..This is the best I can come up with today.hehehe.

 

I cant help but laugh at the interviewer on this clip.
She’s so..how can I put it, very over exaggerated. And Tomomi Itano sounds so…… yeah sorry no comment..
Here you go guys, you might want to keep backtracking on what Tomo is saying..

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Jose Rizal invent a board game that contained secret code?

Well here is something interesting.

According to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), Rizal created the fortune-telling board game called “La Sibila Cumana” while he was exiled in Dapitan in 1883.

The game had a cover showing an image of an old woman, presumably “Sibila” or “Sybil,” a prophetess in Greek legend and literature.

According to the rules of the game, the player will have to choose one question on a list and spin a top on a board marked with numbers and Roman numerals that hold a corresponding answer and explanation to the query selected by the player.

The original copy of the board game is currently in the possession of the descendants of Rizal’s brother, Paciano.

Secret code?

According to the NHCP, Rizal’s invention holds some mysteries, such as a possible secret message derived from the selection and arrangement of numbers on the game, which until now remains undecoded.

“The way he arranged the game, you could get so many different types of answers. Now, is it possible na meron siyang tinago na message?” NHCP Curator Bryan Anthony Paraiso asked.

Paraiso noted that Rizal also made coded messages in his other works.

“Kasi po si Rizal [marami siyang] means of communicating. Even in his youth, gumagawa na po siya ng mga coded messages [that could have also been used in the game],” he said.

For instance, in one of his books, Rizal wrote a paragraph in a language that was neither English nor Spanish. When the paragraph was decoded by experts, it actually holds details about his sentiments regarding social issues and his love life.

Dog Barks Quietly

I don’t know about you but this freakin cute 😄

A Shiba inu named Mame tones down his barks to receive a treat

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A Prison Without Walls

A very special prison exists adjacent to the Shin Kurushima Dockyard in Ehime prefecture. It is a prison without walls, a normal-looking apartment building that houses just 31 prisoners. The prisoners participate in a program that trains them to become productive members of society by giving them real experience working at a shipyard. The clip below is a 15 minute Asahi TV news report about the prison:

Competition is fierce for the limited number of spots in the program. As part of the entry process applicants must undergo 5 weeks of intensive training at a normal prison. To make sure that only well-disciplined prisoners are selected for the program, the training program includes lots of strict group drills and formation marching.

Learning a trade isn’t the only advantage of this program. Prisoners in the program are also eligible for early release. Whereas normal prisoners are usually only given parole after serving 80% of their sentences, these prisoners will be eligible for parole after serving 60%.

The reporter interview a 34-year-old prisoner about why he is applying for the program. He is in jail for a drug-related offense, serving a sentence of 2 years and 10 months. He says he is doing it so he can get return to his wife and children, who are having a difficult time without him. He hopes that he can stay away from drugs when he gets out of prison, but he lacks confidence. He hopes that the program will teach him the self-discipline that he’ll need to stay clean in the future.

The prisoner is interviewed by a panel of correctional officers and a shipyard official. He passes, along with the other 5 prisoners interviewed that day.

This shipyard training program has been going on for 50 years. Of the 3,500 prisoners who participated in the program, 2,500 have successfully completed the program without trouble.

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