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Hi guys, I'm sure you've all been wondering where I've been for the past several months. The summer was kinda busy because I was living at my parents place and working at a museum. It was pretty nice, but probably not too interesting to anyone.

The big news is that I'm currently spending a year as an exchange student in Kanazawa, Japan. Basically I'm studying Japanese in Japanese and all kinds of Japanese related of culture etc things in English. Not going to speed up my degree by a whole lot, but maybe it'll all help in me something someday. The city is basically the biggest and fanciest that nobody in the West has ever heard of, and never got bombed in the war, so it's quite a treat.

Not only have the changes in my schedule forced me to cut the amount of time spent on the internets, I'm pretty exclusively a PC gamer these days, so getting into the console vs console business that this place thrives on has lost a lot of its charm. Maybe I'll ask for hints about what wacky crazy DS games to get, as buying on is pretty much obligatory here. ^^

Anyhow, be sure to follow my blog. It's in English and contains lots of pictures, so no PhD in Fenno-Ugric linguistics or proper attention span is required. The URL is

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Nice to hear from you. Sounds like you are having a good time over there.

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Oh yeah, I actually had something almost VGC related to report! I was shopping for something to eat in the middle of the night and ran into some Monster Hunter 3 noodles!

The advertising campaign must be pretty big, as I found this product from the convenience store near my dorm at the campus in the middle of nowhere on top of a frigging mountain. Zillion seller guaranteed!!1 \o/

I didn't take a picture of the fully prepared contents, but it looked pretty much the same as this earlier meal that I had:

It was reasonably yummy, although not the best I've had so far.

Looks delicious.

Wow that food looks good..


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HI...Omg my brother is in okinawa...>_

Awesome. Always wanted to go (and will, by April 2011). Have fun, watch anime.

Monster Hunter: pissing me off since 2010.

Monster Hunter noodles? Kickass! When I went there for a month back in 2007 I was drinking Neon Genesis Evangelion milk coffee everywhere. It was really good too. I didn't even like canned milk coffee before then, and now I love it.

Good to hear you're alive and well and having fun over there. Let me know if you're gonna do any traveling! You should go to Sanrio Puroland if you get to Tokyo. It's not too far from there, it's not too expensive, and it's heaven.

Nintendo Fan Girl said:
HI...Omg my brother is in okinawa...>_< ;-;

touring or military?

OMFG I want that food.

Everyone needs to play Lost Odyssey! Any opposition to this and I will have to just say, "If it's a fight you want, you got it!"