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by AnimeDad
Mar 13th, '09, 00:15
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Don't Japanese actresses like to kiss?
Replies: 122
Views: 28557

Maybe the actresses and actors just have good taste. I mean, YamaPi is undoubtedly very popular in Japan (and outside), but that doesn't mean every actress fancies him or would want to kiss him ;) Even as part of a drama. Seriously though, unless you're Japanese you probably won't know the reason wh...
by AnimeDad
Feb 25th, '09, 21:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Need help to identify a Jdrama? Ask here!
Replies: 1000
Views: 86704

The 2 Kuitan series are good too... Food, comedy and mystery all in one. I was always hungry after watching an episode. Itadakimasu!
by AnimeDad
Feb 23rd, '09, 09:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Do the Japanese like western TV?
Replies: 23
Views: 5430

Understanding a language and speaking it are two very different things. It's hard to form coherent sentences when it's not the way your brain naturally thinks, and when you know you have a heavy accent and that it takes you a while to form proper sentences it makes you nervous and so you will mess ...
by AnimeDad
Feb 23rd, '09, 04:40
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Do the Japanese like western TV?
Replies: 23
Views: 5430

I have a friend in Japan who watches a lot of American TV, broadcast in English. She has perfect English herself, though - written English, anyway.
by AnimeDad
Feb 18th, '09, 23:01
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you really hate where your born that much??
Replies: 115
Views: 15536

I cannot comprehend how people can fall in love with Asian dramas and culture if they can't even experience it where they live. In Hawaii, virtually anything I see on Japanese TV - I can experience on Oahu. I think my physical experimentation with things Japanese is the reason why I am a japanophil...
by AnimeDad
Jan 31st, '09, 12:24
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I am! ;)
by AnimeDad
Jan 31st, '09, 05:11
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

^ It's on it's way to you :D
by AnimeDad
Jan 29th, '09, 21:51
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

29 C is still hot... especially if it's humid too. But it's better than 45C!

At least it's cooling at night for us too. It 's been dropping to only 34C at night in Adelaide... too hot!
by AnimeDad
Jan 29th, '09, 05:03
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 836
Views: 191383

ano...sumimasen..ano.,anyone can explain fully the particles or conjunctions in japz (ex. "wa, no, ja, o, ni, to,...etc.") because im having a hard time constructing japz grammar properly....arigato gasaimasu *bows* Seriously? There's been whole books written on the subject! Try http://www.timwerx....
by AnimeDad
Jan 28th, '09, 04:57
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I think Skobb has caught fire in that heat.. LOL.
by AnimeDad
Jan 28th, '09, 04:03
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Just heard it's hit 45C in Adelaide, and still rising...
by AnimeDad
Jan 28th, '09, 03:31
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

xploring wrote:Starting today, the weather forcast for Melbourne is 5 consecutive days of over 40 degrees...

Hopefully I won't melt by the end. :P
Yeah, I heard that too. Sydney's not as bad... only 35C LOL.

Blah. I hate hot weather :(
by AnimeDad
Jan 28th, '09, 03:18
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I heard it's insanely hot in Adelaide this week... it's bad enough in Sydney lol. Lucky my office is airconditioned!
by AnimeDad
Jan 27th, '09, 22:32
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

^ I figured you didn't. Oh well, you know now :)
by AnimeDad
Jan 27th, '09, 09:08
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I like Takeuchi Y u ko too. :D Ouch. I knew that :cry: That isn't really that much when you think about it.. That would equate to less than 40 x 1hr eps.. Yeah, true. But it's still long compared to 8-11 eps of a typical Renzoku :) But yeah.. Jap dramas are all I need Just so you know, using the te...
by AnimeDad
Jan 27th, '09, 02:43
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Saki wrote:
Mukudono is drama that Nagase Tomoya did right?!?
Yeah, and Takeuchi Yoko.
by AnimeDad
Jan 27th, '09, 02:13
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

LOL ~!! :lol Do you always finish watching the dram till the last episode or have you ever gave up watching it before? Don't you watch any tv? Like other US dramas? Or news? No offense, but I don't really like to watch Aust drama and UK..... I don't find them interesting. I watch some TV, but not m...
by AnimeDad
Jan 27th, '09, 01:59
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

^ what he said ;)
by AnimeDad
Jan 27th, '09, 01:54
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

It's not easy :) You should try watching an asadora like Churasan. 150 x 15-minute eps... = 39 DVD's :)
by AnimeDad
Jan 27th, '09, 00:23
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Atsu-hime is a taiga - I guess you know what that is? The NHK historical drama that runs for 12 months?

I really like it, but others don't. I've heard it called Lizzie McGuire-hime... but that was early on in the series :)
by AnimeDad
Jan 26th, '09, 23:58
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

That's always my problem. I'm currently watching Kita no kuni kara, Top Sales, Minna Mukashi wa Kodomo Datta, and Atsu-hime. (Waiting for the last 10 eps of Atsu-hime). But it's taking a long time :)
by AnimeDad
Jan 26th, '09, 08:21
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

You should be at the cricket Skobb :) Although I hear it's really hot there today. And the Aussie cricket team really sucks today :(
by AnimeDad
Jan 25th, '09, 23:55
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

^That's right!

BYW, Happy Australia Day mina san!
by AnimeDad
Jan 25th, '09, 11:56
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

1.5kg is a lot heavier than 12 DVDs. I think the charges are calculated according to the weight of the package. Really? 1.5kg is heavier than 12 DVDs?!? Jeez.... :O Yea charges are calculated according to the weight. When I was in Japan, I sent 80kgs of things to Australia, I paid like hmm, maybe $...
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 10:47
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Those were in a padded bag, but i've sent them in those CD mailers you can buy at the post office.

I once sent a spindle of 25 to xploring, cost about $6.00
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 10:31
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Only a few dollars. I sent 12 to the USA and it cost $9.00 :)
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 09:15
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

No, Japanese kanji. I'll find it and PM it to you.
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 08:33
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Well, you wouldn't have to do anything. I'm just being a good d-addict. :) Unless you are able to translate a few lines of Japanese for me? I'm kinda stuck on something in Top Sales (doing the same thing for that series, doing subs from bad Engrish subs). I have the lines in Kanji and I can't work i...
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 08:18
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

It was like 35C here... but we just got a southerly change, it's down to about 20C now :thumright:

Saki, I could post you a copy, it all fits on one DVD.
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 07:44
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Saki: Those are the subtitle files.

I have the raws if you want a copy.

mewific: I'm just south of Wollongong ;)
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 03:09
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I was born in Scotland, but i've been here since I was 4 :) Aussies as :)
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 02:19
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Minna_Mukashi_wa_Kodomo_Datta It doesn't really explain it well though. It's really about how kids from the city fit in to a country town when they attend the Rural Study Program. It's really good :) xploring and I are doing subs for it - from bad Engrish subs ripped from a...
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 01:36
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Hey xploring, maybe we should send Minna Mukashi subs and files to Saki? :D

Only joking Saki ;)
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 01:02
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Saki wrote:Hmm, so I would need to have a lot of spare time and downloading dramas right?
I guess so. You could ask what it is they want you to do, I suppose. I know you don't have much download allowance :pale:
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 00:54
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I'm guessing you would be translating the dialogue. I've never done that (not enough Japanese) but it would be a matter of listening to a line of dialogue of a drama, pausing it and writing/typing it in English (probably in a text document), then repeating that for the whole episode. Timing of subs ...
by AnimeDad
Jan 24th, '09, 00:43
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

If you can speak English & Japanese equally well (and it seems you do) you've got skills that any fansub group would love to use. It's up to you if you want to do it. If you ever consider it, i've got a few thigs that I would like subbed ;)
by AnimeDad
Jan 22nd, '09, 20:43
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Wow >< who are you with and how much do ya pay? I'm with Exetel. I don't know if they are in SA though. I find that Bit Torrent can be slow and unreliable. I download a lot from the LJ communities, and also from Veoh (even though a lot of fansubbers hate streaming sites). If you download their clie...
by AnimeDad
Jan 22nd, '09, 09:55
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

It's 74G including peak limit (midday-midnight). But i'll probably never watch all i've downloaded either :cry:
by AnimeDad
Jan 22nd, '09, 09:51
Forum: International Community
Topic: Japanese speaking D-Addicts?
Replies: 509
Views: 171322

こんばんは みんな さん、
わたしは オーストラリア人です。
日本語がすこしはなします。 でも、まだじょうずじゃありません。

I can read, write and speak a little. but I would like to be a lot better!
by AnimeDad
Jan 22nd, '09, 09:34
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Just found out my off-peak monthly download allowance has been increased again... up to 54G :O
by AnimeDad
Jan 22nd, '09, 04:46
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Yamapi? *grimaces*
by AnimeDad
Jan 22nd, '09, 01:00
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

As for trading with me, can I have a look at what you have? I am pretty much only interested in old series (early 2000 or before). I am writing up a list of what I have, it's not complete but it's pretty close. Almost all of them were sent to me by Anime Dad. http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=...
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 21:41
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

As for trading with me, can I have a look at what you have? I am pretty much only interested in old series (early 2000 or before). I am writing up a list of what I have, it's not complete but it's pretty close. Almost all of them were sent to me by Anime Dad. http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=...
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 10:40
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Well, maybe not the best in the world. But pretty damn good *sigh*

Anyhow, PM me if you want anything from my list. I'm going to try and get some sleep in this heat :(
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 10:24
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I've heard that internet access in Japan is the best in the world, and really cheap too :( Figures that Australia's would suck so much. Nobody in government will make a decision to do our internet infrastructure properly. It makes me mad!
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 10:15
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Yeah, it's been said plenty of times here how much Aussie internet sucks. I've got good net at work, but I don't like to use it too much for downloading :)

If there's a series you really want to see out of my list, let me know and i'll post you a copy :)
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 10:09
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Whats clubbox? Clubbox is a Korean download "program" (for want of a better word). You sign up for storage for files & upload them (A Clubbox), and there's also a small program anyone can download and use to access the Clubboxes. But it's all in Korean and can be hard to get working. But it's a goo...
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 09:57
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

I've got a few more posts over there... just signed up here because i'm releasing some subs.
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 09:51
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Hey Saki, you're the same one from JDrama.com,. right?

I have loads of dramas and movies, but I haven't actually watched many of them yet :) But i'm still interersted in trading if anyone has anything I might want, especially if it's hard to get otherwise.

My list: http://www.jidolsource.net/dvd/
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 09:43
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Clubbox is a nightmare. There's a thread here somewhere, and you can also google "Clubbox Tutorial" for some good tutorials. But don't expect it to be easy :( Don't bother trying it with any other browser but Internet Explorer: it just won't work.
by AnimeDad
Jan 21st, '09, 09:31
Forum: International Community
Topic: Australian D-Addicts
Replies: 786
Views: 115673

Hey, i'm an Aussie too :) From NSW.

I've traded with xploring before.
by AnimeDad
Sep 4th, '08, 00:54
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Stream Japanese TV on your computer with KeyHoleTV
Replies: 995
Views: 741057

Another TV streaming player: http://www.livestation.com/

There's not a lot of Japanese channels yet, but that could change, I suppose :)