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D1tchd1gger

Time-Traveller
Thought we should move this over here.
I was just watching Demon Slater and in the OP sung by a female, LiSA, part of the lyrics is "Boku wo". As the MC is a male maybe the lyrics are from a male point of view!

I was just thinking whilst writing that, that the scene in Anthem of the Heart where the female MC sings would be totally different with a male:
 

Neil.T

Guild Member
I was just watching Demon Slater and in the OP sung by a female, LiSA, part of the lyrics is "Boku wo".
Curiously, "boku" is actually used as a unisex first-person pronoun in Japanese lyrics. 🤨

In conversation, it can also be used in the third person as well by an older person talking down to a boy. (See also "bouzu" and "bouya".) It's used in this way in a scene in Porco Rosso, where Porco's love interest Gina uses it towards Porco's love rival Curtis, much to the latter's obvious dismay! 😅

The actual literal meaning of the word "boku" is something akin to "manservant" — just as the Japanese word "shujin", used in the modern day to mean "husband", actually has its roots in its original meaning of "master". 😬

 
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~AyaMachi~

Flame Haze
This rotten thing is like the family sized bag of crisps that you keep eating in the hope that the next one will taste as good as the first one did, despite knowing that you've already eaten about three packets worth at this point.
And if you're anything like @Neil.T, you can eat more than three family sized bags of crisps and still not gain a pound!

I want to know where it all goes! 😂
 

Denny Fisher

Stand User
I really want Steins gate 0 collector's edition, but £50 is pricey especially with only half a series in it.
Should I hold fire and wait for the price to drop?
 

IncendiaryLemon

Captain Karen
AUKN Staff
I really want Steins gate 0 collector's edition, but £50 is pricey especially with only half a series in it.
Should I hold fire and wait for the price to drop?
It's already sold out on Zavvi and AOL, I wouldn't wait about, it'll likely be OOP before you'll get a price drop.
 

Denny Fisher

Stand User
I just spoke to mangauk. It seems steins gate 0 collector's box is exactly the same as the USA version. So I just ordered a copy from the uk but have been told that most retailers may already be sold out.
Well if that's the case I'll just order a box on the cheap from the states from my funimation friend.

Problem solved.
 
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NormanicGrav

Yume no Shima Shinen Kōen
AUKN Staff
So I want some folks opinions on this. To briefly recap my situation:
  • Lost my job back in February, was an E-commerce Marketing & Web role. Only lasted 6 months.
  • Want to pursue Web but I have broaden my area to consider other IT roles.
  • Managed to get at least 9 interviews over the past 6 months, all unsuccessful for various reasons.
  • The chances of me finding a job is now getting lower the longer it takes.
One option that I have available is the idea of going back to University to do a post-graduate degree on IT. It'll be at least 1-2 years but I have a 2.1 degree so I should be able to qualify if they are interested. I want to know what folks think of this direction. I feel it's better for me to have a post-grad degree that would not only give me some more skills but it would look better on my CV than my existing Games degree, which I have no interest in pursuing anymore.
 
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