This is a brief overview of who I am. The internet can only say so much about a person.
Interests and assorted activities:
I enjoy: Pastry arts, French, Japanese, Japanese street fashion, fashion design, the city, Tokyo, writing, drawing, reading, criticizing travel books on Japan with my father + tennis.
I am a member of: SAGA (Straight and Gay Alliance) and currently hold the position of anime club president.
A quick overview:
Visual Kei, Oshare Kei, Koi Kei X, Underground Kei, J-pop, C-pop, "J-rock", K-Pop, House + Rock.
***Bands listed by nationality and in alphabetical order.***
12012, alicenine, Antique Cafe, Ayumi Hamasaki, Bad Luck, The Candy Spooky Theater, D, Déspairs Ray, Dir en grey, Domoto Koichi, Dué le Quartz, Eien, Gackt, Gazette, GLAY, hide, hide with Spread Beaver, HYDE, ICEMAN, Janne Da Arc, Kagrra, ; KAT-TUN, KinKi Kids, Koda Kumi, Kotani Kinya, Közi, Kyo, L'arc~En~Ciel, LM.C, MALICE MIZER, metronome, 雅-miyavi-, Moi Dix Mois, NewS, ORANGE RANGE, Phantasmagoria, Pierrot, Polysics, Porno Graffiti, Psycho le Cému, Rentrer En Soi, ROOMNUMBER, SMAP, TaQ, Tommy February6, UVERworld, vidoll, w-inds., X Japan, Yokosuka Saver Tiger, Zilch, Dirty Pretty Things, Flogging Molly, Franz Ferdinand, JET, The Libertines, The Who, A.F.I., Billy Joel, Cake, Deadsy, Guster, My Chemical Romance, Oingo Boingo, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Taking Back Sunday, Kelly Chen, Jolin Tsai, DBSK, Kangta, SE7EN, Shinhwa, TRAX, Barenaked Ladies, Bond, Darren Hayes, Savage Garden.
Dir en grey (x2) (Met Toshiya + Shinya.), Bleed the Dream, Fair to Midland, 10 Years, Bullets and Octane, Walls of Jericho, String Cheese Incident, Flogging Molly, Cooper Temple Clause, JET, Franz Ferdinand, Asian Kung-Fu Generation, Dirty Pretty Things, Deadsy, Bury Your Dead.
CSI:, NCIS, Good Eats, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Mystery Science Theater 3000, House, How It's Made.
LFX, Heyx3, Utaban, SpaceShower.
Cowboy Bebop, Chobits, Death Note, Excel Saga, FLCL, Fruits Basket, Ghost in the Shell, Love Hina, Loveless, NANA, Paradise Kiss, Samurai Champloo.
Harry Potter, Jihaku, Grendel, Across the Nightingale Floor: Tales of the Otori, Memoirs of a Geisha, Stiff, Spook, Beowulf, Dude, Where's My Country?, Shakespeare, The Gravitation Novel, Interview with the Vampire, Lolita, Kamikaze Girls, The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby, Rising Sun.
The Gothic and Lolita Bible, Cure, Kera, Shoxx.
Alichino, Cowboy Bebop, Chobits, Death Note, FLCL, Fruits Basket, Kamikaze Girls, Legal Drug, Loveless, MARS, NANA, Paradise Kiss, Peach Girl, Under the Glass Moon, Yotsuba&!
Moon Child, Death Note, Ore-sama, Harry Potter, Memoirs of a Geisha, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Saw, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Airplane!, Big Fish, Spirited Away, Little Miss Sunshine, Nausicaa: Valley of the Wind, The Grave of Fireflies, Howl's Moving Castle, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, Pirates of the Caribbean 1+2, Scary Movie 3 +4, The Prince of Tennis Movie, My Neighbor Totoro, Dylan and Nick's Resident Evil series, The Omen, O Brother, Where Art Thou?; Edward Scissorhands, Death Trance, The Prestige, Accepted, Employee of the Month.
-I don't plan on telling you my real name here.
-I'm not Japanese, but this claim has been disputed by my family and friends several times. (I'm actually from California; 916 to be exact.)
-I'm addicted to Starbucks' Matcha-cream Frappuccinos (Double powder, no syrup = ♥).
-If you ask me about American music, I'll smile and/or give you a really funny look.
-I do live in Japan over the summer.
-I am willing to explain to you what any Japanese street fashion style is.
-I love my friends to death. The end.
-Talk to me, I'm really not as scary as I look.