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I've only been here a week, but it feels like so much longer. I feel like I should say something about it... but where do I start?

Well, I learned tonight that I can effectively communicate with taxi drivers, so that's a start. Also, whenever I do stuff with my American friends, sightseeing, shopping, and so on, I'm pretty much the only one who knows where to go (good sense of direction + good sense of general layout of Kyoto), what to say, etc. and so I'm starting to feel like a tour guide... except I've never been here before. It's kinda fun, though. XD

The language school is great. After a week it's getting easier to keep up with my teachers talking in Japanese all the time. They're pretty fun (there are three who rotate irregularly every few days). Today's sensei was kind of odd... very funny and energetic, but he had a balloon inflater toy that he would use to pump balloons and threatened to shoot them at students if they didn't answer a question quickly enough. (He never actually shot any.) It was very bizarre.

I'll say more eventually, but it's kind of late. For photos and more, please visit my blog! talesofkyoto.tumblr.com
  • Listening to: Attack on Titan soundtrack
  • Reading: Okami Anthology Comics 2
  • Playing: Solatorobo
  • Drinking: tsumetai mizu

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SarurunKamui
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Helloooo.

I was an exchange student in Japan for a month and a half in summer 2010, and now I really want to explore the rest of Asia... and the world. What does it have to offer? What can I offer? One of my life goals (aside from seeing Japan in every season) is to teach Americans about other cultures... many of us just don't seem to get that there's a whole other world out there, not just outside the country but outside of your house or car, and that it deserves respect. I also believe that peace is achieved through understanding. If we understand each other, we can avoid conflict. I think studying abroad is an important and incredible experience and I wish it were more widely available. To live life in another culture, not just to look at it. It does a lot for understanding them--and oneself...
The world is getting smaller, so we might as well get to know our neighbors.

As an artist, I'm almost entirely self taught. I took classes throughout high school... I learned a lot in photography, but the other classes I ended up ignoring to the best of my ability. I'm best at doing what I want to do. (I got a 6 on the IB art test anyway...) I've been drawing since before I could remember, as evidenced by a piece my mom kept from when I was two--she says it's a dragon, but it looks like an awkward rainbow-shaped unicorn demon. Obviously I've figured a few things out since then.

Current Age: 20, Current Residence: Oregon, US, Favourite genre of music: Symphonic Metal, soundtrack, Operating System: Mac OS X, Personal Quote: Vescere bracis meis.



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bread-doh Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
I played Okami HD on my friend's console, and I have to say its pulling me back to reading those rarely-told, perhaps better, inspiration of Okami lore.

but I wish there is a complete source of Ainu mythology like how Issun came from Issunboshi tale; by chance, have you ever find it yourself?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waka-ush… 'Okikurme' has been requested for an article.
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bread-doh Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
erhmarhgersh, ur still aluyvz Llama Emoji-08 (Crying) [V1] 
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La-gato-negro Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HOPE ALL YOUR WISHES AND DREAMS COME TRUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Asila3 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday!! :party:
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bread-doh Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Happy burfday!~ :la:
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Imnotthatgreatatthis Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!
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KageVampireWolf Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014   Traditional Artist
Happy birthday
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bread-doh Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
hot damn, Incense is awesome at beating this dead rat stench in my room. B-)
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SarurunKamui Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Dead rat stench? Do you have dead rats around??

Incense is lovely, though. I wish it weren't banned at my school. XD Fire hazard and all.
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bread-doh Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
most likely, in my inaccessible attic :tears:
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x-Memoire-x Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:wow:Thanks for the fav!:woohoo::hooray:
Hope you have a nice day!:hug:
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x-Memoire-x Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:wow:Thanks for the fav!:woohoo::hooray:
Hope you have a nice day!:hug:
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isyiee Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
Thanks for the fav Meow :3 
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Sai-shou Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
Kamui! *3* You've been featured in :iconwe-the-artists:'s August Journal! Drop by and take a look at some of the other works that have made it too, if you'd like. Keep making those awesome art. *3*

we-the-artists.deviantart.com/…
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SarurunKamui Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Thank you so much! X3
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