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My Annual Christmas Tradition: St. Nick II (2019 Edition)

Merry Christmas, everyone! Takahashi-sensei here. And who else? Why, our new(er) Santa, St. Nick II! That's right! Every Christmastime, I will share the story of how Nick ended up being the next generation Santa Claus, being sent on an abroad mission in restoring the Christmas Spirit to full heath, by creating and uniting faith in… Continue reading My Annual Christmas Tradition: St. Nick II (2019 Edition)

Artwork, Commemorations, News

Birthday Bulletin: Patreon Exclusive First Looks On the Way!

Moshi moshi! Takahashi-gakusei here again. I recently finished another course in my Graphic Design certificate. It took me a month, too. Sorry if it seemed like I haven't been minding my blog. Anyway, I just want to let you know that this month is that of my birthday, and if you pledge a dollar or… Continue reading Birthday Bulletin: Patreon Exclusive First Looks On the Way!

Commemorations, News, Reflections

A Fair Future for Japanese Animation

Animation. The physical movement of an object being demonstrated one frame at a time. What started out as an experiment with cameras in the mid to late 1800s had become embraced by the early 1900s. Michigan-born cartoonist Windsor McCay, who serialized the surrealist Little Nemo in Slumberland from 1905 to 1925 in the New York… Continue reading A Fair Future for Japanese Animation

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Coloring Pages are a-comin’ this Summer. And you’re gonna be in for a Rodeo!

Howdy, pardners! Takahashi-sense- I mean, Sheriff Takahashi here! As you all know, the Calgary Stampede is a festival and rodeo held here in the Albertan city of Calgary, for one week in July, and has been held since 1912. During the week, Calgarians get to enjoy line dancing, watching bull rides and chuck wagon races,… Continue reading Coloring Pages are a-comin’ this Summer. And you’re gonna be in for a Rodeo!

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Oscar Week 2019: Bohemian Rhapsody and Bao, I’m rooting for you!

Hey, everyone! Takahashi-sensei here. You might've been asking yourself every year, "How have things been going in Hollywood?" The answer? It depends. Unless you're a die-hard comic book or superhero fan looking forward to the next Marvel Cinematic Universe installment, or someone suffering a nostalgia addiction, things have been getting stale in Hollywood(only slightly). The… Continue reading Oscar Week 2019: Bohemian Rhapsody and Bao, I’m rooting for you!