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Easily straighten your synthetic wig

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Wig Tutorial - a restyling tutorial

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Man chest for Cross Player

This tutorial repost from YouTube. How to make man chest for cross player. Very useful, but you need upgrade you knowledge and skill using air brush. Very useful.

Hot tips: If you have big boobs, bind it.

Many thanks to WinterKira

Character Information: Hitsugaya Toushiro

Anime/Manga: Bleach
Seiyuu: Romi Paku
Nickname: Shiro-chan
Gender: Male
Height: 133 cm
Weight: 28 kg
Birthday: December 20
Division: 10th Division
Rank: Captain
Zanpakuto: Hyourinmaru
Bankai: Daiguren Hyourinmaru

NOTE: some things below may not be understood by those who do not watch/read the anime/manga. Since this is a Character Information, I have no duties to summarize the story. I will however, one day set up a review for the series.

Hitsugaya is short, standing at 133 cm. He has teal-colored eyes and short, spiked, white/silver hair. He wears a standard sleeveless captain's haori with a green sash around his shoulders, held together by a round clip. The sash holds his Zanpakutō's sheath in place on his back and is tied to it at either end. He sometimes walks around in his tabi. He is relatively young by Shinigami standards. In the Human world, he wears a black, short-sleeved, golf shirt and gray pants.

As a young child, Hitsugaya was a bit of a brat who likes to eat watermelons and poke fun at Hinamori Momo. She calls him "Shiro-chan" and he retorts by calling her "Bed-wetter Momo." The two are close friends and Hitsugaya, despite being younger and much shorter than his friend, always feels that he needs to protect her.

Hitsugaya is a generally mature and serious individual. He has been shown to be easily annoyed by others goofing off or drawing unneeded attention to themselves. He hates anything that he deems childish as well as being described as something close to a child, such as an elementary school child, though he is often mistaken as one.

Hitsugaya has developed a cold attitude toward most people; he tolerates jokes and goes on with his duties. Although he has shown anger toward these jokes, he doesn't take action against whomever insulted him unless they are his enemies, but has never overreacted because of them.

The only thing he can't tolerate is not being addressed as "Captain Hitsugaya," or an inappropriate use of his name, as he worked very hard for the title so he gets angry when not addressed as such. Coincidentally, though, he does not address any other officer with their title, only their last names. The only people that actually call him by his given name are Ichigo, who is constantly reminded to address him properly, and Hinamori, who is the only person allowed to get away with it.

Hitsugaya dislikes summer and warm weather in general. It is also known that Tōshirō's favorite foods are watermelon and amanattō. His grandmother even occasionally sends amanattō to him into the division quarters. He does not like dried persimmons.

He is a hard worker. He believes in the saying "children who sleep well, grow well," and hopes to grow quickly, a wish shared by his subordinates. But even by regularly practicing this adage for so long, he didn't really grow in height.

Hitsugaya comes from the province of Junrinan in the 1st District of West Rukongai. There, he lived with his grandmother and Hinamori. Also, while living there, he was so skilled with spinning tops that he became the local undefeated champion.

Even at a young untrained age, Hitsugaya could hear the calling of his Zanpakutō spirit, Hyōrinmaru. Despite this he never told anyone and couldn't accurately determine what was happening other than to assume it was an ever recurring dream.

It was at this time that Hinamori left to become a Shinigami. He acted as though he was happy to see her go though it was no where near his true feelings. Their neighbors were all scared of him. The only people not scared of him were Hinamori and his grandmother. When Momo had been in the Shinigami Academy for 5 years, he began to notice how he hadn't grown an inch. He noticed that Hinamori's hair grew longer and she visited less often, seemingly having a goal in her life now. He also noticed that "Granny" was getting skinnier.

While out at the market one day, he meets Matsumoto Rangiku for the first time when a shopkeeper was treating him disdainfully. Matsumoto yells at the shopkeeper for being rude and at Hitsugaya for supposedly 'lying there and crying about it and not standing up like a man'. They argue and Hitsugaya shakes her off and runs away.

Later that night, he has a vivid dream of a gigantic, icy blue, serpentine dragon with large wings and an echoing voice. This dream is markedly different from the previous ones, where he had only experienced sensations but nothing substantial to what the meaning might be. This time, however, the reason behind the dreams not only materializes but tries to tell him its name. Hitsugaya cannot hear him, however, as his voice is muffled by strong winds. He then wakes up in a cold sweat. Upon waking up, he sees Matsumoto and is surprised to see her in his home. She immediately tells him to stop leaking his reiatsu everywhere and to get some sleep. She further explains that his grandmother looks pretty cold, which causes Hitsugaya to notice for the first time that the room is exceedingly cold and affecting his grandmother. Rangiku then tells him he should become a Shinigami, stating that kids with power as strong as his need to learn how to bring their power under control. She explains that if he stays the way he is, his power will end up killing his grandmother.

At first, Hitsugaya isn't sure what she is talking about but she calmly places her hand on his chest and asks him if he hears a voice calling out to him. She explains to him that once he has found that voice, he'll understand how to control his power. She then notes that for that to happen he must become a Shinigami.

Soon after, he tells his grandmother of his intentions of becoming a Shinigami. Much to Hitsugaya's surprise, she is happy for him. She tells him that she had always felt that he holds everything in because he didn't want to leave her, but doing so was only hurting him and in turn seeing him that way, hurt her. Hitsugaya then leaves to follow his own path with his grandmother's blessing.

With Hitsugaya's natural talent, he quickly entered the Shinigami Academy and graduated early despite his age. Because of a promise she had made, Hinamori only began to call him "Hitsugaya-kun" after he had achieved his Zanpakutō's Shikai and was recognized as a Shinigami. Highly capable and knowledgeable, he quickly became the youngest ever to achieve the rank of the captain within the Gotei 13 in the entire history of Soul Society.

Hitsugaya's zanpakuto or soul slayer is Hyourinmaru. Hyourinmaru is considered the strongest of all Water/Ice-type zanpakuto. Because of its strength, Hitsugaya doesn't ned any present water to control and use Hyourinmaru's abilities. In its sealed state, Hyourinamru is a normal katana with the exception of the guard, which is in the shape of a four-pointed bronze-colored star. Its hilt is light blue and sheath dark blue. The sheath completely dissolves when he draws his sword which is at about 1.4 meters long.

Hyourinmaru's shikai command is 'souten ni zase'. It roughly translates to 'Sit Upon the Frozen Heavens'. In shikai, it gains a crescent-shaped blade attached to its hilt by a long metal chain, which can extend greatly if necessary by force of will. The chain itself can be used as an attack or to entangle a target. Tenso Jurin is Hyourinmaru's most basic powers. It allows Hitsugaya to control the weather and all surroundings waters. It may also be used in bankai but Hitsugaya claims that he doesn't want to as he still cannot perfectly control it and may accidentally kill anyone in the vicinity.

Hyourinmaru's bankai is Daiguren Hyourinamru. When in bankai, Daiguren Hyourinmaru causes ice to flow onto Hitsugaya, starting at his right arm which ice forms onto in the shape of a dragon's head around his sword hand, encasing the sword up to the hilt; which also changes from the shape of a four-pointed star to that of eight-pointed star. The ice continues forming up over his shoulders with two large wings sprouting from his back and a long tail. The ice forms down his left arm encasing his hand which ends in a claw. Hitsugaya's feet are encased in ice in a similar manner to his left hand which as they to end in claws.

In bankai, Hitsugaya is able to do more techniques. Ryusenka is used when the opponent is stabbed and ice bursts from the blade to encase and freeze them as well as shatter it thereafter. Sennen Hyoro creates ice pillars that attack the opponent by crushing them. Shield of Ice Wings is used when Hitsuagya uses his wings around him to protect himself. Hyoten Hyakkaso is an extension of the Tenso Jurin. It creates a hole from which snow fall. Ice flowers sprout from whoever the snow falls onto, trapping them in a pillar of ice. Bankai Regeneration is when Hitsugaya is able to regenerate his bankai using the waters in the vicinity. Ice Clone creates a clone of Hitsugaya from ice. Guncho Tsurara tranforms water into ice and fires ice daggers at the target. Hyoryu Senbi creates ice in the form of a crescent. Zekku controls the where Hyoryu Senbi is fired at.

Because of Hitsugaya's control over Hyourinmaru's power, he may unleash ice even in its sealed state and can use some of his bankai techniques in shikai. Aside from his zanpakuto's powers, Hitsugaya is a master swordsman, resulting in him rarely relying on his released zanpakuto. He also has immense spiritual powers that others describe as very large and cold. Even before becoming a shinigami, his spiritual power was so powerful and immense that it caused people around him to freeze. Also, despite his lean figure, he is a very resilient fighter. He is also an Kido expert, able to use high-level spells without incantation. As well, he is very proficient in the use of flash steps. Hitsugaya has also been shown to be a good hand-to-hand combatant but his proficiency has yet to be seen thoroughly.

Even in his young age, Hitsugaya is a good tactician and strategist. He is able to keep his cool in battle and analyze his opponents very well. He is observant and can see through most deception. In addition, he is very cautious of his actions and does not waste energy on random attacks. On many occassions, Hitsugaya is said to be a child genius. He has great brains and natural talent and became the youngest ever captain in soul society. Ichimaru Gin has called him the embodiment of the "heavenly white angel that blesses Soul Society once a century". Even Shunshui Kyouraku has stated that in 100 years time, Hitsugaya may just surpass him already.

The reason I love Hitsugaya is with two things. First of all, isn't he such a cutie? Of course he is! Second, who wouldn't admire such a genius? The youngest ever to become captain, my dear people! But anyway, all the things I write in this part are my personal comments so I wouldn't be surprised if someone doesn't think like I do. Well, you've read most of the good about him. But if you haven't watched Bleach, I suggest you start now as you have a lot to catch up on! If you turn out to like Hitsugaya, OMG! Don't you dare forget to watch the second bleach movie, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion! I so hate the copier there (you wouldn't understand if you haven't watched the movie! xD)! But that was just in the movie anyway, so let's forget about him and concentrate on our dear Shiro-chan! Also, please join the Hitsugaya Toushiro fanlisting listed in LOL!

Update No. 249 (May 16, 2010)


Currently Watching... (including the next episode I'm going to watch)

Naruto Shippuden - Episode 158
Bleach - Episode 268
Sister Princess - Episode 15/26
Rozen Maiden - Episode 9/12 [NEXT: Rozen Maiden Trauma]
Saiunkoku Monogatari 2 - Episode 21/39
K-On! - Episode 5
Hetalia: Axis Powers - EPisode 11


Currently Reading... (Including the next chapter I'm going to read)

Gakuen Alice - Chapter 131
Oura Koukou Host Club - Chapter 62
Vampire Knight - Chapter 50
New Prince of Tennis - Chapter 29
Millennium Snow - Chapter 10
Get Backers - Volume 20
Zombie-Loan - Chapter 63
Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge - Chapter 99
La Corda d'Oro - Chapter 64
Kyou Koi wo Hajimemasu - Chapter 18
Hana Yori Dango - Chapter 24
Cutie Boy - Chapter 9
Miyuki - Chapter 25
Yamada Taro Monogatari - Chapter 12
I'm at End of your Sight - Chapter 6
Kare First Love - Chapter 11 pg. 19 (23)
Oniichan to Issho - Chapter 13 (vol. 3 ch. 13 pg. 2)
Shinobi Life - Chapter 4
Kaichou wa Maid-Sama - Chapter 48
Sailor Moon - Chapter 17
Le Portrait de Petite Cossette - Chapter 5
Peppermint - Volume 3
Tokyo Crazy Paradise - Chapter 50
The King's Pawnshop - *completed*
Koko in Iru Yo! - *completed*
Lovely Banchou - *completed*
Mind Game - *completed*
Nadeshiko Club - *completed*
Beauty Pop - *completed*
Shugo Chara Encore! - Chapter 4


(Reading/Watching Again)

Akuma - Chapter 18 pg. 17
School Days - Chapter 2 pg. 14
Tokyo CP - Chapter 13 pg. 12
Hoshigari Love Dollar - Chapter 8

Alodia - Phillipines Cosplay







Review: Gate Keepers

Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy
Manga: 3 Volumes
Author: Hiroshi Yamaguchi
Artwork: Keiji Gotoh
Original Run: November 29, 1999 – October 29, 2001
Anime: 24 Episodes
Studio: GONZO
Original Run: April 3, 2000 – September 18, 2000
Gate Keepers 21: 6 Episodes
Original Run: April 24, 2002 – January 8, 2003
Novel: Gate Keepers 1985
Published: January 30, 2003

In 1969 Japan, aliens, known as "Invaders", are attacking Earth. However, this truth is not known by the general public. The elite secret organization, A.E.G.I.S., was set up by the government with its special goal of confronting these Invaders. AEGIS relies on their special members called "Gate Keepers", the only ones who have any real chance in battling the invaders. One day on his route to high school, Ukiya Shun observes a battle between a young girl and a group of Invaders. He ends up helping her and discovers that, much like the girl, he is also a Gate Keeeper. As a result, Ukiya then joins A.E.G.I.S in an effort to recruit other Gate Keepers and protect the city, all while doing his best not to imitate his late father, whom he dispises.

Story: The first part of the series primarily revolves around the recruitment of Gate Keepers to AEGIS. There are also random attacks from the invaders that reveal information that lead up to the next episode. However, the main point is actually the attack of the top invaders, Akuma Hakushaku and Kikai Shogun, and the evil Gate Keeper Kageyama Reiji. For the story, there's only excitement, lots of comedy, and some action in the first part. But, it turns into a considerably moving plot in the second part, though it retains its share of comedy and light-hearted scenes.

Characters: Considering that this series was created based from a game, the characters have remarkly good unique individual traits and attitudes. They have a solid identity and well-portrayed character. Their backgrounds and history were well thought of and fit how they turned out in present day. The designs are very good and fitting.

Relationships: Of course, romantic relationships are also found here. But, it is not the main focus of the story and mostly, these relationships are shown in comedic fashion, with few exemptions. There is only one main romance focused and that is between Ikusawa Ruriko and Ukiya Shun. However, there are also some sideline relationships that have been given their own spotlights during the series such as Banchou and Konoe kaoru, as well as The Commander and Ochiai Keiko. Aside from romantic relationships, family, friendship, teamwork, and even superior-junior relationships have had big parts in the series.

Gate Abilities: Gate Abilities are the special powers that the main characters in the series possesses. There are only few people who have these abilities and they are called Gate Keepers. Gate Keepers have the ability to call power from a different dimension and open a "Gate". This gate varies from one Gate Keeper to another. Respective gates have specified abilities such as the Gate of Fire, which allows the Gate Keeper to summon flames and control them. Or even the Gate of Supersonic, which gives the Gate Keeper superhuman speed. A Gate Keeper must open his/her gate in order to use their respective gate abilities. Each Gate has its own color though some of them might have the same.

AEGIS: AEGIS or A.E.G.I.S. is short for Alien Exterminating Global Intercept System. It is a highly secret elite organization that was set up with special funding from the government. This was formed in order to counter the attacks of Invaders. They rely on the ability of Gate Keepers, who have the power to open dimensional "gates" of a paranormal energy that give them their superpowers. These gate abilities are the only weapons that have any effect on Invaders.
A.E.G.I.S., being an international organization, has branches around the world all over the world. Each of these branches have their own Headquarters headed by a commander. Often, the commanders gather together to convene in the Main Headquarters of AEGIS. The series focuses in the Far East AEGIS branch in Japan whose headquarters lies beneath Tategami High School, a facade created by the organization to mask the active recruitment of new Gate Keepers. Since many of the candidates were High School students, the location allowed the agents to be enrolled in school and be available for a mission at a moment's notice. Other AEGIS branches that have been mentioned are the German Branch in Germany, Shanghai Branch in China, American Branch in the United States of America, French Branch in France, AEGIS England in England.

Animation: The animation is very good. It is high-quality, detailed and accurate. It has bright, cute, and colorful atmosphere that fits the events, situation, and places during the series. I must say, this is another of GONZO's many wonderfully created series.

Voice Acting: The voice acting is good. The seiyuus did very well in protraying their characters. However, personally, I really like the portrayal did by Koyasu Takehito for Banchou and Suzuki Masami for Hojo Yukino. Banchou's personality was really shown not only in the animation of his actions but through the very well-done voicing of Koyasu Takehito. He is also the voice of Excalibur in Soul Eater, Keiki in Twelve Kingdoms, Pesche in Bleach, and Hotohori in Fushigi Yugi for some examples. As for Suzuki Masami, she did well in voicing her silent character while making her seem alive. The cast is also full of other well-known seiyuu. Sakurai Takahiro voices Ukiya Shun. He is also the voice behind Santa in Kaikan Phrase, Sasame in Pretear, Fakir in Princess Tutu, Suzaku in Code Geass, and Tachibana Shito in Zombie-Loan among many others. Kawasumi Ayako voices Ikusawa Ruriko. She was also the voice of Kaede in Angelic Layer, Chikage in Sister Princess, Tazusa in Ginban Kaleidoscope, and Saber in Fate/Stay Night to name a few. Many of the cast have roles in the anime Bleach and Kaleido Star.

Soundtrack/Themes: The Soundtrack is very commendable. The music is always fitting and well-timed. The themes are no less, of course. They catch attention and really tells a lot about the series. I love the tune and beat of the songs. I like how the opening is very upbeat and the ending is mellow and heartwarming. The opening theme is Asu no Egao no Tame ni, while the ending theme is Kyou Kara Ashita E both by Matsuzawa Yumi.

Animation Studio: GONZO

Name: GONZO (株式会社ゴンゾ)
Established: September 11, 1992
Corporate Parent: GDH Group
Business: Production, Animation, Planning, Licensing

GONZO is a Japanese anime studio owned by the company's corporate parent, the GDH group. Shouji Murahama, one of the founding members of GONZO and its former head, imagined the company as a group of ruffians; therefore, he chose the name "GONZO" as it means "ruffian" in the Italian language. In June 2006, it signed a long-term output deal with the anime television network, Animax, which will see Animax broadcasting all of Gonzo's anime titles across all of its networks around the world, including Japan, Asia, the Indian subcontinent, Latin America and recently in Southern Africa. As of 2008 they have decided to stream some of their airing anime on video sites such as YouTube, Crunchyroll, and BOST.

In 1999, GONZO merged with Digimation to form Gonzo Digimation Holdings, one of Japan's premier digital animation production companies. The new merged company's name was Gonzo Digimation. This name was changed back to Gonzo in July 2004.

Because of a financial problem in the studio's closing account in the 2008-2009 term, the Tokyo Stock Exchange announced that on July 30, 2009 Gonzo would be delisted from the exchange. This delisting is the conclusion of a notification made to investors in March of 2008 that the studio's financial liabilities exceeded its total financial assets. The deficit was estimated at over 30 million dollars. Since Gonzo was unable to reverse this, paperwork for delisting was filed at the end of June.

The studio is still able to operate, and its parent company GDH has absorbed it in an effort to consolidate management. The combined company now simply refers to itself as Gonzo. By April 2009, the merge was complete. As part of the restructuring, GDH also sold the Gonzo Rosso game development subsidiary, GDH Capital financing subsidiary, and remaining shares of Tablier Communications initially acquired in March 2006.

(listed in alphabetical order)
Afro Samurai : Animation Production, Key Animation, Production
Alive - Saishū Shinka teki Shōnen : Animation Production
B Gata H Kei : In-Between Animation
Baccano! : In-Between Animation
Basilisk : Animation, Production
Black Cat : Animation Production
Blassreiter : 3DCGI, Animation Production, Original Creator
Blood+ : In-Between Animation
Blue Drop: Tenshi-tachi no Gikyoku : 3D Modeling
Bokurano : Animation Production
Burst Angel : Animation Production, Original Creator, Planning, Production
Chrono Crusade : Animation Production
Chu-Bra!! : In-Between Animation
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion : In-Between Animation
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 : 2nd Key Animation
Darker Than Black: Ryūsei no Gemini : 2nd Key Animation
Desert Punk : Animation Production
Dokkoida?! : Cinematography
Dragonaut - The Resonance : Animation Production
Eden of The East : In-Between Animation
Final Fantasy: Unlimited : Animation
Full Metal Panic! : Animation Production
G.I. Joe Sigma Six (U.S. TV) : Animation Production
Gad Guard : Original Concept, Production Studio
Galaxy Angel A : 3D Photography
Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo : Animation, Production
Gantz : Animation Production
Gate Keepers : Animation, Original story, Planning, Production
Getsumen To Heiki Mina : Animation Production
Gintama : Key Animation
Glass Fleet : Animation Production
Gravion : Animation, Production
Gravion Zwei : Animation, Original Creator, Production
Gurren Lagann : Animation Assistance, In-Between Animation
Hanamaru Kindergarten : In-Between Animation Cooperation
Hellsing : Animation, Production
Inuyasha: The Final Act : 2nd Key Animation
Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori : In-Between Animation
Kaleido Star : Animation
Kämpfer : 2nd Key Animation, Key Animation
Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens : In-Between Animation
Kaze no Stigma : Animation Production
Kiddy Grade : Original Creator, Production
Kimi ni Todoke : In-Between Animation
La Corda D'Oro ~primo passo~ : In-Between Animation
Last Exile : Planning, Producer, Production Studio
Linebarrels of Iron : 3D Graphics, Animation Production, In-Between Animation, Photography
Master of Epic: The Animation Age : Animation Production
My Bride is a Mermaid : Animation Production
Ouran High School Host Club : In-Between Animation
Peacemaker : Animation Production, Planning
Pumpkin Scissors : Animation Production, Planning, Production
Real Drive : In-Between Animation
Red Garden : Animation Production
Romeo × Juliet : Animation Production, Production
Rosario + Vampire : Animation Production, In-Between Animation
Rosario + Vampire Capu2 : Animation Production
S.A : Animation Production
SaiKano : Animation Production, Photography
Saki : Animation Production, Production Collaboration
Samurai 7 : Animation Production, Production
Samurai Girl Real Bout High School : Production
Sands of Destruction : In-Between Animation
Seikon no Qwaser : Production Cooperation
Shangri-La : Animation Production
Shikabane Hime: Aka : In-Between Assistance
Slap Up Party -Arad Senki- : Animation Production
Solty Rei : Animation Production, Production
Sora no Manimani : In-Between Animation
Speed Grapher : 2D VFX, Animation Production, Original Work, Production
Strike Witches : Animation Production
Tales of the Abyss : In-Between Animation
Toradora! : In-Between Assistance
Tower of Druaga: the Aegis of Uruk : Animation Production
Tower of Druaga: the Sword of Uruk : Animation Production
Transformers: Cybertron : Animation
Trinity Blood : Animation Production
Vandread : Original Idea, Planning, Production Studio
Vandread: The Second Stage : Planning, Production Studio
Welcome to the NHK : Animation Production, In-Between Animation
When They Cry - Higurashi : In-Between Animation
Witchblade : Animation Production, Production
World of Narue : CG Production
XxxHOLiC: Kei : In-Between Animation
Yoshimune : Production
Zaion: I Wish You Were Here : Animation Production, Production

(listed in alphabetical order)
Blue Submarine No.6 : Production Studio
Burst Angel: Infinity : Animation Production, Original Creator, Planning, Production
Dead Girls : Animation Production
Fighting Fantasy Girl Rescue Me: Mave-chan : Production
First Squad : In-Between Animation
Gate Keepers 21 : Animation Production, Copyright, Production
Hennako-chan : Animation Production
Kaleido Star: Good dayo! Goood!! : Animation, Production
Kaleido Star: New Wings Extra Stage : Animation
Key the Metal Idol : In-Between Animation
Lupin III vs. Detective Conan : In-Between Animation
Macross Dynamite 7 : Opening Animation
Macross XX (OAV Promo) : Animation
Magic User's Club : CG Production, Final Line
Mardock Scramble (OAV Cancelled) : Animation Production
Melty Lancer : Animation Production, Production
Pinky:st : Animation Production
Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Meiō Shinwa : In-Between Animation
Sakura Taisen: New York NY. : CG Production
Seto no Hanayome : Animation Production
Street Fighter IV: The Ties That Bind : In-Between Animation
Strike Witches : Animation Production
Tsubasa: Shunraiki : Animation
Vandread Integral : Animation
Vandread Turbulence : Production
Xam'd: Lost Memories : In-Between Animation
Yukikaze : Animation Production

(listed in alphabetical order)
Afro Samurai: Resurrection : 2nd Key Animation, Animation Production, In-Between Animation, Key Animation, Production
Batman: Gotham Knight : In-Between Animation
Brave Story : Animation, Animation Production, Production
Gedo Senki : Animation Cooperation
Howl's Moving Castle : Digital Animation
Kiddy Grade -Ignition- : Animation Production, Original Creator
Kiddy Grade -Maelstrom- : Animation Production
Kiddy Grade -Truth Dawn- : Animation Production
One Piece: The Desert Princess and The Pirates: Adventure in Alabasta : Production Assistance
Origin ~Spirits of the Past~ : Production
Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea : Animation Cooperation
RahXephon: Pluralitas Concentio : Background Scan, Photography
Shin Kyūseishu Densetsu Hokuto no Ken: Raoh-den Gekitō no Shō : In-Between Animation
Sky Crawlers : In-Between Animation
Tekkonkinkreet : In-Between Animation

(listed in alphabetical order)
Densha Otoko

(listed in alphabetical order)
Blassreiter - Genetic
Burst Angel
Full Metal Panic! The Anime Mission (Resource Book manga)
Getsumen to Heiki Miina
Kiddy Grade Reverse
Kiddy Grade Versus
Red Garden
Romeo x Juliet
Speed Grapher
Vandread Special Stage

(listed in alphabetical order)
Gate Keepers 1985
Vandread Special Stage

GAMES (contributions)
(listed in alphabetical order)
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
Genso Suikogaiden Volume 1: Swordsman of Harmonia
Genso Suikogaiden Volume 2: Duel at Crystal Valley
Lunar: Silver Star Story (Saturn remake)
Lunar 2: Eternal Blue (Saturn remake)
Radiant Silvergun
Silhouette Mirage
Suikoden III

(listed in alphabetical order)
"Forsaken" by Dream Theater
"Freedom" by Blood Stain Child

Topmost image is the GONZO studio Logo. Other images above are from the following anime: (from top to bottom) Basilisk, Chrono Crusade, Gate Keepers, Hellsing, Romeo X Juliet, Witchblade, Kaleido Star, Vandread, Rosario + Vampire, and Trinity Blood. The last picture is a scene from the music video, Forsaken by Dream Theater.

Seiyuu: Kenichi Suzumura

鈴村 健一 (Suzumura Kenichi)
Birth name: 鈴村 健一 (Suzumura Kenichi)
Nickname/s: Suzu, Muraken, Suzuken
Gender: Male
Age: 35
Birth date: September 12, 1974
Birth place: Niigata, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Other occupation/s: singer
Years active: 1994 - present

NOTE: This is a profile for a seiyuu. In this case, even if the seiyuu is a singer, dancer, actor/actress, model, etc., only information about him/her related to voice acting will be included. If information about his/her songs or movies are included, they are anime-related.

Suzumrua Kenichi is currently affiliated with Arts Vision. His debut role was on Macross 7 in 1994. He is called Suzu, Muraken, or Suzuken by Soichiro Hoshi, other voice actors, and his fans. He is currently part of the group STA MEN alongside Junichi Suwabe, Daisuke Kishio, Hiroki Takahashi, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Makoto Yasumura, and Kosuke Toriumi. He has worked with Takahiro Sakurai in animations and BL Drama CDs. Currently, they host a radio show together with Miyu Matsuki called Cherry Bell. He is also a friend of seiyū Hiroki Takahashi. In works where he appears with fellow seiyuu Maaya Sakamoto, his character is romantically interested in her character. A national survey on the popularity of seiyū conducted in March 2010 has revealed Suzumura and Miyano Mamoru as the most famous male seiyū.

He has a younger brother, Masaki Suzumura, who works in film production and has featured with Kenichi Suzumura several times on seiyu radio shows. Many fans were surprised as his voice was very similar to Kenichi's but a little higher in pitch. Kenichi is also excellent at cooking. He was going to get a license to become a chef before he went along to a seiyu audition, for which he unexpectedly got picked. He has been brought up moving constantly to different areas of Japan. During his childhood years he has lived in Niigata, Osaka, Okayama, Fukuoka and other areas. He speaks Kansai-ben. However, he himself admits his Kansai-ben is not perfect, but still uses it heavily in normal speech. He practiced Aikido for five years in order to control his breathing. As a signer, he gave his first Solo Concert Tour last January 2010 in Osaka (January 10th), Nagoya (January 11th), Yokohama (January 23th) and Tokyo (January 30th).

(includes anime roles only)
Ginshu (Amatsuki)
Himemiko (Amatsuki)
Leonardo Cardinale (Ashita no Nadja)
Teo (Avenger)
Koichi Kamiya/Babel II (Babel II - Beyond Infinity)
Sakyou Majima (Bakusou Kyoudai Lets & Go Max)
Ial (Beast Player Erin)
Bartholome (Beyblade)
Fuji (Beyblade)
Steve (Beyblade)
Satyajit Shyamalan (Birdy the Mighty Decode)
Hatagai (Bokurano)
Kyoichi Kanzaki (Boys Be...)
Toki Mishiba (Bus Gamer)
Wakabayashi Genzo (Captain Tsubasa: Road to 2002)
Black Prince: 'A' Side (Cosmopolitan Prayers)
Masao Tanaka (Cromartie High School)
Lavi (D.Gray-man)
Pegashion (Dennou Boukenki Webdiver)
Phoenikuon (Dennou Boukenki Webdiver)
Yamashita (Descendants of Darkness)
Duskmon (Digimon Frontie)
Kouichi Kimura (Digimon Frontie)
Lieutenant Azevedo (Divergence Eve)
Nodera (Divergence Eve)
Operator (Divergence Eve)
Hikaru Himuro (Dragon Drive)
Sauraa (Fresh Pretty Cure)
Hajiki Sanada (Gad Guard)
Reo Mouri (Gakuen Alice)
Shunsuke Taki (Gakuen Heaven)
Secretary Kato (Galaxy Angel Z)
Subaru (Gear Fighter Dendoh)
Consul (Gin-iro no Olynssis)
Father (Gintama)
Okita Sougo (Gintama)
Slippery Dragon (Gintama)
Shin Sawada (Gokusen)
Eiji Shigure (Gravion)(Gravion Zwei)
Yuichi Ezaki (Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora)
Ozu Hideo (Hand Maid May)
Mobile Butler (Hayate the Combat Butler)
Lune (Hello Kitty's Animation Theater)
Shinichirou Isumi (Hikaru no Go)
Cousin B (His and Her Circumstances)
Yuuya Kiba (Hungry Heart - Wild Striker)
Junpei Manaka (Ichigo 100%)
Taito (Jyūshin Enbu - Hero Tale)
Tora Igarashi (Kaichō wa Maid-sama!)
Atsuro Kiryuu (Kaikan Phrase)
Dio (Kaleido Star)
Aigame/Kameyan (Kokoro Library)
Morley (Macross 7)
New Bank Teller (Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi)
Hayato Yaginuma (Major)
Ijuuin Takeshi (Massugu ni Ikou)
Shinn Asuka (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
Nenji Nagihara (Nanaka 6/17)
Utakata (Naruto: Shippūden)
Kyoji Miura/Bilka (Nazca)
Atori (Noein - to your other self)
Jean (Offside)
Sentry C (Orphen)
Hikaru Hitachiin (Ouran High School Host Club)
Cheshire Cat A (Ouran High School Host Club)
martial arts student (Ouran High School Host Club)
Matt (Parappa the Rapper)
Kairi Okayasu (Peach Girl)
Kousei Shimazaki (Please Twins!)
Chiko (Pokémon)
Hisashi (Pokémon)
Saiga (Pokémon)
Kachinuki Ryouhei (Pokemon Advance)
Adult Daichi (Popotan)
Schoolboy (Revolutionary Girl Utena)
Fuge no Maya (Saint Beast)
Fuge no Maya (Saint Beast: Kouin Jojishi Tenshi Tan)
TV (Sgt. Frog)
Suzaku (Shonen Onmyouji)
Capensis (Slap Up Party -Arad Senki-)
Kabenshisu (Slap Up Party -Arad Senki-)
Kilik Lunge (Soul Eater)
Ayumu Narumi (Spiral)
Yuya Asou (Super GALS)
Jinnai Takuma (Tantei Gakuen Q)
Policeman (Tantei Gakuen Q)
Ranmaru Shindou (Tokko)
Dietrich von Lohengrin (Trinity Blood)
Shiki Tohno (Tsukihime, Lunar Legend)
Rakushun (Twelve Kingdoms)
Kazuto Tokino (UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie)
Kazuto Tokino (UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie 2: December Nocturne)
George Ushiromiya (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)
Keiichiro Aizawa (Wangan Midnight)
Hiroki Segawa (Witchblade)
Kamui Shirou (X)
Researcher 2 (X)
Chika Akatsuki (Zombie-Loan)

Train [Ending Theme for Bus Gamer]
Kitty [6th Ending Theme for Saint Beast]
Sore Kara [Ending theme for UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie 4: Banquet of Time, Dreams, and Galaxies]
MObile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny Image Song Performance

First Seiyuu Awards Nomination: Best Actor in Supporting Role (Hitachiin Hikaru from Ouran High School Host Club)
First Seiyuu Awards Nomination: Best Radio Personality (Mitsuo Iwata & Kenichi Suzumura Sweet Ignition in OBC)
Second Seiyuu Awards: Best Radio Personality (Cherry Bell in JOQR)
Second Seiyuu Awards: Synergy Award (Kamen Rider Den-O together with Toshihiko Seki, Koji Yusa, and Masaki Terasoma)

Seiyuu: Yuki Kaida

甲斐田 ゆき (Kaida Yuki)
Birth name: 甲斐田 ゆき (Kaida Yuki)
Gender: Female
Birth date: November 30
Birth place: Tokyo, Japan
Other occupation/s: radio personality, actress
Years active: 1998 - present
Other Traits: Multilingual (Japanese, English, French, Chinese)
Height of 154 cm
Weight of 47 kg

NOTE: This is a profile for a seiyuu. In this case, even if the seiyuu is a singer, dancer, actor/actress, model, etc., only information about him/her related to voice acting will be included. If information about his/her songs or movies are included, they are anime-related.

Yuki Kaida was born and currently working in Tokyo, Japan. She was raise in the Shinjuku ward of the city and finished her high school education in Shinjuku High School. She is distinct for being one of only a number of Japanese voice actors and actresses that completed formal education in the United States. She enrolled in the International University of Art and Music in San Diego, California majoring in musical theater. She returned to Japan to focus one her career as a seiyuu. She made her debut in 1998 in the OVA Southern Wind. Formerly, Yuki Kaida was affiliated with Toritori Office but is currently freelance.

She is known for having extensive vocal range. This enables her to voice a large variety of characters such as adult women, young teenage girls, gag characters, and even male characters. Her most famous roles thus far have been of teenage boys like Fuji Syusuke from Prince of Tennis and Kurapika from Hunter x Hunter. She is affectionately nicknamed Yukki by her fans.

In addition to voice acting, she is also a prominent radio personality, and is the current announcer for Sadao Watanabe's radio show, Nightly Yours. She is also a member of the seiyū unit AZU and Takada Hiroyuki. She is notably multilingual, competent in French and Chinese, as well as being a fluent English speaker; the latter being evident in her Western education, her interest in Queen and the Chronicles of Narnia. Her other hobbies include watching rakugo and she has a pet dog named Vivian.

(includes anime roles only)

Yuri Arisato (Case Closed)
Yuriko Tomosato (Case Closed)
Yong (Hoshin Engi)
Kurapika (Hunter × Hunter)
Kagawa Yuki (Karakurizōshi Ayatsuri Sakon)
Lulu Sanjo (Seraphim Call)

Cynthia (Ask Dr. Rin!)
Feena (Corrector Yui)
Karon (Dennō Bōkenki Webdiver)
Shō Kurachi (Dennō Bōkenki Webdiver)
Midori Asaba (Dennō Bōkenki Webdiver)
Hanaukyo Taro (Hanaukyo Maid Team)
Fuji Syusuke (The Prince of Tennis)
Fuji Yumiko (The Prince of Tennis)
Young Fuji Yuuta (The Prince of Tennis)

Ozma (Beyblade)
Ryugu (Daigunder)
Gomamon (Digimon Frontier)

Cream (Ashita no Nadja)
Mireille Morrow (Ashita no Nadja)
T.J. Livingston (Ashita no Nadja)
Ouka (.hack//Legend of the Twilight)
Chris (Popotan)
Young Daichi (Popotan)
Suzuki Shu (Twin Spica)
Eshros (Zatch Bell)

Gherta Hawksbee (Fantastic Children)
Taro Hanaukyo (Hanaukyo Maid Team: La Verite)
Ukeru Nishimura (Kamichu!)
Yuki-hime (Shura no Toki: Age of Chaos)
Tokiko Okuda (Soreike! Zukkoke Sanningumi)
Mariko (Yugo the Negotiator)

Masaki Makabe (Absolute Boy)
Ukeru Nishimura (Kamichu!)
Dark Kirisaki (MegaMan NT Warrior)
Son Goku/Patalliro (Patalliro Saiyuki!)
Ayano Fujikawa (Suzuka)

Billy (009-1)
Mitsuki Asano (Ballad of a Shinigami)
Marie (Le Chevalier d'Eon)
Shizue Hoshino (Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star)
Kaoru Kawahira (Inukami!)
Tsukasa Futaba (Mega Man Star Force)
Abe no Masahiro (Shōnen Onmyōji)

Angela Burton (Genshiken)
Kirika Karasuma (Kamichama Karin)
Michael Schmidt (Kishin Taisen Gigantic Formula)
Cassandra (Saint Beast: Kōin Jojishi Tenshi Tan)
Jamille Kaela (Sisters of Wellber)
Riō Jr. (The Story of Saiunkoku)

Drinda (Kyōran Kazoku Nikki)
Porphyras Patagos (Porphy no Nagai Tabi)
Homura/Kagari (Sekirei)
Jamille Kaela (Sisters of Wellber Zwei)

China (Hetalia: Axis Powers)
Zashiki-Warashi (Hetalia: Axis Powers)
Narrator (Hetalia: Axis Powers)
Akira Nanase (Jewelpet)
Sayuri Kōgyoku (Jewelpet)
Ai Majō (Jewelpet)
Peridot (Jewelpet)
Yuan (Kemono no Souja)
Echidna (Queen's Blade -Rurō no Senshi-)
Echidna (Queen's Blade -Gyokuza no Tsugumono-)
Gaap (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)
Theresia (Viper's Creed)

Peridot (Jewelpet Tinkle)
Aoi Hyodo (Maid Sama!)
Homura/Kagari (Sekirei ~Pure Engagement~)

Seiyuu Unit/s: AZU (Together with Junko Takeuchi and Junko Minagawa)
Takada Hiroyuki (Together with Hiroki Takahashi)
Singing: She has also sung, most notably as Fuji Syusuke in the Prince of Tennis theme song performances.

Update No. 248 (May 4, 2010)


Currently Watching... (including the next episode I'm going to watch)

Naruto Shippuden - Episode 158
Bleach - Episode 268

Sister Princess - Episode 15/26
Rozen Maiden - Episode 9/12 [NEXT: Rozen Maiden Trauma]
Saiunkoku Monogatari 2 - Episode 21/39
K-On! - Episode 5
Hetalia: Axis Powers - EPisode 11


Currently Reading... (Including the next chapter I'm going to read)

Gakuen Alice - Chapter 130
Oura Koukou Host Club - Chapter 62
Vampire Knight - Chapter 50
New Prince of Tennis - Chapter 29
Millennium Snow - Chapter 10
Get Backers - Volume 20
Zombie-Loan - Chapter 63
Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge - Chapter 99
La Corda d'Oro - Chapter 64
Kyou Koi wo Hajimemasu - Chapter 18
Hana Yori Dango - Chapter 24
Cutie Boy - Chapter 9
Miyuki - Chapter 25
Yamada Taro Monogatari - Chapter 12
I'm at End of your Sight - Chapter 6
Kare First Love - Chapter 11 pg. 19 (23)
Oniichan to Issho - Chapter 13 (vol. 3 ch. 13 pg. 2)
Shinobi Life - Chapter 4
Kaichou wa Maid-Sama - Chapter 48
Sailor Moon - Chapter 17
Le Portrait de Petite Cossette - Chapter 5
Peppermint - Volume 3
Tokyo Crazy Paradise - Chapter 50
Hana ni Arashi - *completed*
Fly High - *completed*
Girl Koi - *completed*
Gaba Kawa - *completed*
Shinshi Doumei Cross - *completed*
Hoshigari Love Dollar - *completed*


(Reading/Watching Again)

Akuma - Chapter 18 pg. 17
School Days - Chapter 2 pg. 14
Tokyo CP - Chapter 13 pg. 12

Seiyuu: Romi Paku

朴 璐美 (Paku Romi)
Japanese Name: 朴璐美 (kanji)
ぱく ろみ (hiragana)
パク・ロミ (katakana)
Korean Name: Park Romi
박로미 (hangul)
朴璐美 (hanja)
Bak Romi
Pak Romi
Gender: Female
Age: 38
Birth date: January 22, 1972
Birth place: Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan
Other occupation/s: --
Years active: ?? - present

NOTE: This is a profile for a seiyuu. In this case, even if the seiyuu is a singer, dancer, actor/actress, model, etc., only information about him/her related to voice acting will be included. If information about his/her songs or movies are included, they are anime-related.

Romi Paku graduated in Toho Gakuen College of Drama and Music in Japan. She has also studied in Yonsei University in South Korea. She was a theatre actress and was spotted by animation creator Tomino Yoshiyuki. Most of her well-known roles are calm and cool teenage child prodigies for boys. As for her girl roles, the characters are usually tough and strong-willed girls.

(includes anime roles only)
Ouida (07-ghost)
Aikawa Maki (Air Master)
Aikawa Tomo (Air Master)
Kuchiha (Amatsuki)
Tsuneko (Aoi Bungaku Series)
Deunan Knute (Appleseed: Genesis)
Alan (Ashita no Nadja)
Tōshirō Hitsugaya (Bleach)
Kurara (Blood +)
Zola (Blue Dragon)
Kana (Brain Powerd)
Miyazaki Chinatsu (Case Closed)
Sayori Kaihara (Case Closed)
Shima Katsuki (Clannad After Story)
Teresa (Claymore)
Mii (Cyborg 009 The Cyborg Soldier)
Ichijouji Ken (Digimon Adventure 02)
Haraken (Denno Coil)
Elena (Devil May Cry)
Mole the Trailmon (Digimon Frontier)
Dark Claw (Doraemon: Zeusdesu Naida)
Oozora Reiji (Dragon Drive)
Kobayakawa Sena (Eyeshield 21 movie)
Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Armstrong's mother (Fullmetal Alchemist episode 37)
A/Tsuru (Galaxy Angel)
Hyuuga Natsume (Gakuen Alice)
Hotaru's mother (Gakuen Alice)
Chloe and Kurt Klick (Genesis of Aquarion)
Young Kakei Jubei (Get Backers)
Madoka Azusa (Gilgamesh)
Cleo (Glass Fleet)
Alex MacKenzie (GR -GIANT ROBO-)
Young Yorihisa (Harukanaru Toki no Naka de Hachiyou Shou)
Nakabayashi Seiichirou (He Is My Master)
Switzerland (Hetalia: Axis Powers)
Higepiyo (Higepiyo)
Hijin (Innocent Venus)
Irie Yuki (Itazura Na Kiss)
Karim (Jyu Oh Sei)
Popo (Kaiba)
Madame Red (Kuroshitsuji)
Kuromitsu (Kurozuka)
young Irabu Ichirou (Kūchū Buranko)
Elenor (Lupin III Episode 0: First Contact)
Maya (Lupin III: the Last Job)
X (Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro)
Shimizu Taiga (Major)
Giru (MapleStory)
Nicol Amarfi (Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Special Edition)
Regene Regetta (Mobile Suit Gundam 00)
Raritomu (Monkey Typhoon)
Helene (Monster)
Falis/Alita (Murder Princess)
Heimdall/Higashiyama Kazumi (Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok)
Osaki Nana (NANA)
Temari (Naruto) (Naruto: Shippuden)
Adam Blade (Needless)
Bista/Doha (New Fist of the North Star)
Tsubute (Ninja Scroll: The Series)
O-ise (Oh! Edo Rocket)
Kawanishi Sentaro (Oh My Goddess!)
Majoran (Ojamajo Doremi Sharp) (Ojamjo Doremi Dokkan)
Baba (Ojamajo Doremi Dokkān)
Harry (One Piece)
Cool (Pandalian)
Rabisan (Pecola)
Forest/Jiro (Pokémon)
Tsurio (Pokémon)
Shihoudani Yuujirou (Princess Princess)
Wili Maiden (Princess Tutu)
Young Makoto Isshiki (RahXephon)
Maeda Noboru (Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin)
Kataoka Tamayo (RideBack)
Okamoto Katsushiro (Samurai 7)
Shute (SD Gundam Force)
Karasuba (Sekirei)
Kenshin Uesugi (Sengoku Basara)
Tao Ren (Shaman King)
Nayuta Moriyama (Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars)
Saitou Ayumi (Shion no Ou)
Abe (Spice and Wolf II)
Shute (Superior Defender Gundam Force)
Najima Gebour (Stellvia of the Universe)
Masato Katase (Stellvia of the Universe)
Koga Kota (Suteki Tantei Labyrinth)
Hamyuts Meseta (Tatakau Shisho - The Book of Bantorra)
Komachi Kyo (Tenchi Muyo! GXP)
Kosuke Ueki (The Law of Ueki)
Ryuuou (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicles)
Loran Cehack/Laura Rolla (Turn A Gundam)
044 (Ultraviolet: Code 044)
Yayoi Shinozuka (White Album)
Child Gargantua (Yami to Bōshi to Hon no Tabibito)
Syrup (Yes! Precure 5)
Tao (Zaion: I Wish You Were Here)
Mao Lu-Shen (Zegapain)

First Seiyuu Awards: Best Actress in Leading Role (Osaki Nana in NANA)
26th Annual Animage Reader's Poll: No. 1 Favorite Seiyuu

Character Gallery: Temari