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I’M STILL WORKING ON

2018 年 7 月 26 日 Comments off

Some panels from the manga I’m working on.

Judo jocks, they are so cute!

 

 

 

 

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SEARCHING FOR A SONG BY HUMMING

2018 年 7 月 24 日 Comments off

Last couple of days, there was
a song I can’t remember its title.

Actually not only the title
but also the artist.

I can only remember some melody lines.
That’s all.

The melody was spinning around
in my head and that was making me crazy!!!

Then I found out one application
called, “Hound Sound”.

It’s an application to search for songs
by humming.

Though I tried it, nothing came up.

OMG.

I changed the tone.
I changed the way to hum.
I changed the speed.

Nothing.

OMG.

 

I can tell it’s a famous one.
It’s something like,
“Breath Again” by Toni Braxton.

 

Then I tried another search engine.

This time, it’s called, “Midomi”.

 

Midomi
https://www.midomi.com/index.php

 

Actually even this Midomi search engine
didn’t give me the answer.

“No song matched”.

However, it listed some possible songs.

One of the songs listed was exactly
the one I was looking for.

 

“Can We Talk”,?Tevin Campbell

 

Actually this song and Braxton’s
“Breath Again”, both were produced by
Babyface and released in summer of 1993.

 

Whew!

I got so relieved.

 

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MAKING A WISH, “THE GRATEFUL CRANE”

2018 年 7 月 22 日 Comments off

For a while ago,
I made a wish.

Then decided not to
get my hair cut
at barber.

This sounds strange
but it’s a kind of old
Japanese tradition to
make a wish.

Make a wish sacrifising
one thing you like
in exchange.

As some people know
I have a buzz-cut.
3mm.
Very short.

Hence I don’t need to
go to barber to get my hair cut
usually.

So, that immolation was
cheating. A kind of, anyway.

 

 

However.

 

Recently I found myself at a barber
to get my head shaved.
I totally forgot about that wish.

 

Moreover.

 

I can’t remember what was
the wish I made!!!

 

That’s awful actually LOL.

 

 

There is an old folklore in Japan.

“Tsuru-no-Ongaeshi”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuru_no_Ongaeshi

There was a farmer, Yohyou, and his wife, Otsuu.
Otsuu was very good at weaving.
The textiles she made were sold well
because of their quality.
However.
Always she asked her husband not to
open the door of her workshop
while she was weaving.

“Don’t open the door and
look inside”,
Otsuu was saying all the time.

One night, Yohyou became so irresistible
to open the door. He wanted to see
what was really going on there.

He opened the door and found a crane
in the room instead of his wife, Otsuu.

Actually Otsuu was a crane
which Yohyou saved long time ago
when it was caught in a trap.

She became Yohyou’s wife
to bring him
luck and wealth in gratitude.

 

 

THEN,

 

I thought if I were Yohyou
what would happen.

I would say,

 

“Oh, sorry!
I totally forgot
the promise!”

 

OR,

 

Thinking about my everyday life,
I would say…..

 

“Ah! Really!?
Did you tell me
not to open the door???
I didn’t know!
Sorry, I was not listening.
Why didn’t you leave
a mail or a note instead!!!”

 

 

Well, that’s me.

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