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Future plans

Don't have any, really. This kind of feels like trolling but it is what it is.

I am not going back to scanlation. That is absolutely sure. Besides that, I don't have anything else to offer.

I could do some reviews occasionally, like one per month.
The thing is, though, this Blogger platform is just too barebone to do anything other than random rambling like this.

Don't know. I like the way it is now. It's not costing me anything.

China virus AKA Coronavirus AKA Covid-19

China virus is currently the hot topic in the world as WHO (A useless entity) has declared it a pandemic.

I'd like to talk about it a little as a South Korean.

In South Korea, the china virus isn't a big deal and I can tell you why the infection rate has already flattened out.

For Koreans, wearing a face mask has been norm for several years. It is due to "micro dust" in heavy urban environment. It's basically pollution + dust that get into your lungs and cause issues as you age.

Health officials have been raising awareness for micro dust for over a decade and it is norm for us to wear a medical mask when going out.

Therefore, when china virus hit the nation, spread was low. Most of people who were infected by the virus belong to a cult in a region called Daegu. Outside of that cult, almost no one has got it. Even if others carry the virus, it seems almost none show any serious symptoms.
There have been few who seemed healthy die from it but their number is low en…

My thoughts on Legend of galactic heroes remake

Japan's anime industry has been doing remakes for a while now.

And, for the record, I am generally not against remakes because I do favor full 1080p over 480p and less. And Japanese anime industry generally know what they are doing.

Now, having said that, let's talk about Legend of galactic heroes remake.

In the remake, virtually everything has changed. Character designs were completely changed. Plot was shortened, omitting minor events.
There have been good changes and, of course, bad changes. I hear its fan base is rather split, mainly on the shortened plot.

I can see why they've chosen to shorten the story. Attention span of today's generation appears to be a lot shorter, and their aim for the remake is rake in money. Making it boring isn't the best way to do it, I suppose.
However, it is Legend of galactic heroes. A legendary series on its own that deserves a place in the history of anime.

What I really wanted to see was them acting outside of the box and break…