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BGM : Cafe de Touhou 4

  1. Everything's black?

    I noticed a weird discrepancy between LNs and their illustrations that seems to crop up a lot.

    I first noticed it in (cokesakto's) translation of KnK. Art: Red jacket. Description: Black jacket.
    This wasn't consistent, so I chalked it up to translator error.

    Then I saw the same thing in Boogiepop. Art: Purple cloak. Description: Black cloak.

    I've seen this happen a few other times, too. So is this just translation problems? Artists taking creative liberties? ...
  2. Decided to go through with learning Japanese.

    I have been waiting to find useful vocabulary resources before diving in headfirst. But it's become clear that I'm just procrastinating.

    I think learning the grammar should give me enough of a foothold for my chosen method of learning that I can just look up everything else.

    The plan is to finish with katakana, basic grammar, and radicals. Then proceed with brute-force reading until I remember the rest. This should make it a little bit less boring than just grinding anki ...