Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Surfbort Mordred

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter.

Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 3rei!! #07: Illya Does a Fairly Good Beatrix Kiddo Impersonation

hisui_icon_4040_round Let’s face it. It is a bit of karmic justice that Illya is the one who ends up with her soul stuffed in a doll. Fate/Stay Night Illya loved to throw people’s souls in various objects. Most of the time Shiro winds up with his soul smooshed into some doll if he gets captured by the Einzbern’s White Holy Grail. Mind you she also saves Shiro’s life with the same technique at the end of Heaven’s Feel but that is only when she is on her way out while being consumed by the Dress of Heaven. Illya’s always a little nicer when she is second away from death. There is a reason Fate/Stay Night’s Illya’s wresting name is Cutie Heel Bloomer.

Now magical girl Illya is a far kinder version of the character whose general methodology would not casually play with people’s essences for fun and profit. But much like Karna, she has to pay for the crimes of past lives despite the fact that she had done little to deserve such punishment in this timeline.

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Kate Goes to Japan: Otaku Posts Round-up

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narutaki_icon_4040_round Now that I have triumphantly returned from Japan, I’ll be posting some of my adventures, pictures, and other random thoughts and experiences on my tumblr.

Akihabara Part 1
Akihabara Part 2

Ikebukuro Part 1
Ikebukuro Part 2
Life-size Gundam

Nakano Broadway

Doujinshi Events

Shibuya and Harajuku
Kansai Comitia
DenDen Town
Osamu Tezuka Museum
Detective Conan Movie, Cafe, and Store
Random Otaku Stuff Part 1
Random Otaku Stuff Part 2
Random Otaku Stuff Part 3

~ kate