Sunday, May 28, 2006

Hello Kitty iPod Dock/Speakers - Gizmodo

YAY! I know you've been waiting this whole time to complete your everything-hello-kitty life. Now for your iPod!! Link: Hello Kitty iPod Dock/Speakers - Gizmodo

Doggie Bag - Gizmodo

And I QUOTE: "Hurray! My master’s putting on his coat, getting ready to take me outside! Wait, what’s this? What are you putting on me? Oh god, I can’t breathe..." Link: Doggie Bag - Gizmodo: "Gizmodo"

Mainichi Daily News: Canned Oxygen

First there was canned water. Crazy huh! Now there is canned oxygen! Pick one up at your local Tokyo. Link: MSN-Mainichi Daily News: Photo Specials

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Nintendo Wii, confirmed price of less than $250

Yup! Its true! The Wii is gonna be awesome! For the price of a Sony Playstation, you could buy an xbox AND a Wii! Yay!! Read: Gadgetell - The Tech News

YouTube - Fuwafuwa Maomao CM 01 - Hajimari

How do the Japanese do toilet roll commercials? With cute girls and fuzzy things of course! Watch!: YouTube - Fuwafuwa Maomao CM 01 - Hajimari

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

How would you change Ani-Pock Express?

I started redesigning the layout for AP Ex (Ani-Pock Express). I don't want to make any huge changes, just want to clean up the interface. If you want to contribute, just post your ideas below. The following link is what I have so far: Ani-Pock Express Version 2.5

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

New Anime Online! Excel Saga Eps 1-10

Eps 1-10 of a very funny, random series called Excel Saga is now online! Just click on the Anime tab in the navbar and then Excel Saga! If you have trouble playing, please use FireFox. More of this anime coming soon, and I'm working on Gunbuster. -Pocky

Anime Update

Last night's 200 MB file was corrupted upon uploaded. Good news is I did find Gunbuster ep 4, but it will need to be processed before the upload since it is 350 MB native. Stay tuned... -Pocky

Monday, May 22, 2006

Naruto Nike Chakra Running shoes!

Naruto fan? Well now you can get shoes that are supposed to imporove your Chakra to your feet (for faster runnning and walking on water?) Check out the pics! Link: Naruto Nike Chakra Running shoes!

Galaxy Angels (Single) Now online

Yup! A new anime file is online! Just go to the Anime Tab > Galaxy Angels (Single) and it will start playing right in your browser! No downloading! -Pocky

New Anime on the way soon!

Hey all! So its summer, and like I promised, anime is on the way! I've just found a place where apparently there is no 10 minute limit like YouTube. I just uploaded 100MB, doing another 100MB now. Stay tuned! -Pocky


Hey guys! Remember that CyborgHitler guy that was ruining the site? I think I found where he lives!! I tracked down his IP ^_^. This gives us a general location of him. He lives in Pennysylvania. More details + pic: ImageShack - Hosting :: picture23fq.png

Sunday, May 21, 2006

YouTube - Japanese Rube Goldberg Contest

Okay, this HAS to be the CRAZIEST way to make ramen. This Rube Goldberg contest takes a billion steps to make ramen xD. And the commentator is super enthusiastic too! I wonder how long it took to set up. Link: YouTube - Japanese Rube Goldberg Contest

Friday, May 19, 2006

Space-sneakers like a Japanese toe-sock

Do you know what a Japanese tabi is? Its a sock with a split toe, sorta like sandles. Well now you can get SNEAKERS with the toe-sock front! Check it out! Link: Boing Boing: Space-sneakers like a Japanese toe-sock

Thursday, May 18, 2006

YouTube - Yachiru Osaka Ichimaru!

CP, one of our fellow Pockers sent in this dub of a Bleach anime clip she made with her friends!! ABC song for the win! (You'll understand after you watch). Link: YouTube - Yachiru Osaka Ichimaru!

YouTube - Evolution of Dance

Okay okay, so there is no Japan connection going on here, but this video is a must see! This guy runs through (and performs!) a bunch of the most famous/well known dance moves of our time! Funny! Link: YouTube - Evolution of Dance

The Legend of Zelda Japanese Commercial (original)

Not sure if I've posted this up before, but always a joy to watch. This is the original Zelda commercial when Super Nintendo was still new. Features old school dance moves with Japanese rap! Watch! YouTube - weird japanese zelda commercial

Wednesday, May 17, 2006


You guys gotta watch this!! This YouTube video from a Japanese Television station shows a HILARIOUS game you can play in the quiet environment of a library!! This is so funny!!!! YouTube - K-1 Ernesto Hoost - gaki no tsukai

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Animal sounds in different languages

I thought this was amusing. This page has lots of animals and how their calls are represented in different languages. Japan is on there of course. For example, did you know a duck makes the sound "ga ga" in Japanese? Cat for Japanese is nya of course. ^^ Derek Abbott's Animal Noise Page

Some Final Fantasy VII tunes!

Here are some songs from the Final Fantasy VII Disc 1 ! Grab em while they are hot. More discs to come soon. I think there are 4 total. -Pocky - FFVII D1

Monday, May 15, 2006

Dear Meyume,

I'm sorry but I have been busy studying for finals this week. I will be using AIM/Skype again starting next week (5/22) -Pocky =3

Try out the new Magnet board!

In the NAV bar right now! I even put a little "New" tag next to it. The magnet board is sorta like an online refrigerator door. All the letters are like magnets and you can drag them around in real time with anyone else that is on the magnet board! -Pocky

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Ani-Pock Quote database updated

Hello!!! Quote database (The strip above the drawing board with random quotes) has been updated to 23 quotes now. Please keep them coming in!

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Anime- Pita Ten Episodes 1-26 now online!

Every single of episode of Pita Ten is now online and available to watch! Eps 1-26! Just go to the NAV bar and click on Anime > Pita Ten > choose an episode! Report problems in the comments. -Pocky

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Anime: Episode 6 of Suzumiya Haruhi added!

Yup! Go now! Go to the anime link in the NAV > Suzumiya, > Episode 6! Enjoy! Thanks to MB for letting me know. -Pocky

Mosaic board removed

The mosaic board was removed as it kept opening in a new window. It did not seem like many people caught on to it anyway. I'm open for what to put in its place (beside more anime =P ) -Pocky

Art Gallery: Saint Jessica's Critter

Hey guys. You do know that I keep the art gallery as up to date as possible right? Here's inus! Check out all the stuff! Newest at bottom. ImageShack - Hosting :: PhotoBlog

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Akihabara News - PS3 with 20 or 60GB HDD

Catch up here on the PS3 news! Of note, its gonna cost a lot!!! Either $499 or $599 depending on which configuration you want! Akihabara News - PS3 with 20 or 60GB HDD

Monday, May 08, 2006

Look! A Pocky vending machine!

I was just looking for a Pocky robot picture (thinking about cosplay costumes for Comic-Con International). Check out this Pocky vending machine I came across! Google Image Result for Pocky

MasaManiA Moral Entertainment: Special task police cars

Some cool pictures of special police vehicles in Japan! Clicky!MasaManiA Moral Entertainment: Special task police cars

5/07/06 is Pock Day

Kenji proclaims: I am happy to announce the founding of a new holiday, Pock Day! "Happy New Pock Day!"

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Try out the new Mosaic Board!

Now on the Nav Bar, is a new Mosaic Board. This is similar to drawing, but involves dragging blocks, or bits of a mosaic around! And yes, just like the DrawingBoards, everyone shares the same Mosaic Board, and can see each other dragging squares in real time! -Pocky

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Firefox Flicks: Wheee!

Just another out of the many reasons you should be using FireFox instead of Internet Explorer (Exploder rather). Funny ad for FireFox!! Thanks Kip. Firefox Flicks: Wheee!

Pita Ten being added to the Anime Board!

Thats right! The first 12 episodes of Pita Ten are now online! Give it a try right now, and be sure to post bugs here by click on the comments ->

Switched LiveRadio source

Hi all! Hope you are enjoing the new Anime section, which is beta now. As for the radio, I have switched to which plays mainly anime tunes. Give it a try, and hit play just above the Gabbly chat! -Pocky

Friday, May 05, 2006

Anime Board Beta

Hi all, today I added a Anime board. You should be able to see it now. It contains 1 test episode from Suzumiya Haruhi. I will be adding more episodes tonight. Please report bugs by leaving a comment here.

Advent Children Parody

Yuki sent this link in! It's really funny! If you saw Advent Children or know what Final Fantasy is, watch this! YouTube - Advent Children Parody

Ani-Pock Express

I tried to make the organization of this page neater. For some reason, Kotone ( the host) won't appear correctly on this version. Is this modified layout okay everyone? Also, what do you want next on Ani-Pock Express? -Pocky

Thursday, May 04, 2006

Mainichi Daily News: Photo Specials

The tokyo "Dream Party" has cosplay, and among them are maids like in Hanukyo Maids! MSN-Mainichi Daily News: Photo Special

Photoblog updated

The photoblog/gallery for the draw boards has been updated. I still have more art to add from emails, so if you don't see yours today, check back tomorrow. Rating and leaving comments for each drawing is faster now. Try it! View Gallery

Comments are here

I usualy try to post about interesting stuff, so if you want to leave a comment, now you can! Just cick on "comments" on the lower right part of the mini blog. A window will then pop up and you can make your comment.
No registration necessary!

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Gun-shaped teddy bear...

This gun shoots not bullets... but teddy bears! Its supposed to be for wedding receptions. The teddy bear has a parachute too, so don't worry about his health!Gun-shaped teddy bear crackers ready to liven up wedding receptions - MSN-Mainichi Daily News

Actual Instructions

Yuki sent me this link! Its about actual instructions which are pretty dumb. Take this one for example: 8. In some countries, on the bottom of Coke bottles - OPEN OTHER END eHumorCentral: Actual Instructions - Tsunami warnings after massive�quake off Tonga - May 3, 2006

Just in! Massive earthquake measuring about 7.8 in magnitude shook the southern Pacific Ocean. Last year, a magnitude 7 killed 30,000 in asia. Lets hope that everyone is safe! (This one occured in the ocean) - Tsunami warnings after massive quake off Tonga - May 3, 2006

YouTube - eva1

If you've ever seen Neon Genesis Evangelion the anime... someone has matched the opening music theme to a windows computer bootin up. Its pretty funny actually. Watch! YouTube - eva1

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Man takes fatal plunge into river after being caught peeping at women in outdoor bath - MSN-Mainichi Daily News

TSUCHIURA, Ibaraki -- A man jumped into a river here and drowned after being caught peeping in an open-air bath for women, police said. O_ORead the article here

How to say...

"My hovercraft is full of eels" in many languages. :D

For Japanese: 私のホバークラフト は鰻が一杯です。(Watashi no hobākurafuto wa unagi ga ippai desu.)
The complete list can be found here

Monday, May 01, 2006

New Apple TV ads w/Japanese ^^

Apple just came out with some new TV ads. Go Apple! (I'm a big Mac fan). Evetything I make is created on my Mac! *hugs Mac*. So yah, this one has Japanese in it! (With a Japanese girl of course :D ) Watch! Apple - Get a Mac - Watch The TV Ads

Nanaca Crash back up!

Yes! Nanaca Crash is back online! Go play it now! ^_^ Nanaca Crash

Jasmine Green tea

I just got boba/pearl tea. The jasmine tea is bitter. I wonder if its supposed to be that way. At least the boba was sweat. Next time I'll try just ordering a whole cup of boba/pearls >: D

Protests at Berkeley continue

The protestors have formed a rather large mob in Sproul plaza now. Marchers were making their way up from downtown Berkeley too. The following link will take you to a live camera of Sproul Plaza.LIVE WEB CAMS: UC BERKELEY LIVE - Sproul Plaza

Walkout gets under way across U.S. - May 1, 2006

Yup, happening at UC Berkeley too. There is this picket line set up at South gate... they all yell for you to not cross, but ya gotta get to class right? I have to walk through it now... - Walkout gets under way across U.S. - May 1, 2006

Monday Morning

Gah! This morning, at 6:13 am, some peeps were doing construction RIGHT under neath my room! They were drilling something.... and since it was right below, it wasn't just really loud, but the floor was shaking! O_o. Oh ya, its May 1, so if you were part of Pocky World, its back up!!

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