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  1. Signomi
    August 27th, 2008 08:54 AM
    Signomi
    Your Ivan theme is win.

  2. Tater Tot
    August 26th, 2008 01:01 PM
    Tater Tot
    Why? What's wrong? ;_;

  3. Tater Tot
    August 26th, 2008 12:55 PM
    Tater Tot
    Why, now you can't get to sleep? XD

  4. Tater Tot
    August 26th, 2008 12:48 PM
    Tater Tot
    Hi! =D What's up? : 3

  5. Chibi-chan
    August 25th, 2008 03:53 PM
    Chibi-chan
    WHO IS NEAR?!??!



    In Death Note, Near is the younger of L's two successors raised in Wammy's House, Watari's orphanage for gifted children, in Winchester, England, United Kingdom. Of the successors, Near is the more level-headed, calmly assessing the situation, while the other, Mello, is more emotional and quick to act. Much like L, Near shows various odd behaviors during his normal life. He is usually seen hunched over rather than sitting. He also constantly plays with various toys, which he uses in his theories, as well as idly twiddling strands of his hair. He shows a great respect for L, basing much of how he solves crime on L's methods, even to the point where he only takes cases that he is interested with rather than trying to pursue justice. Near uses the Wedding Text font "N" and "L" to represent himself and the fake L, respectively. But later in the aftermath, he used Old English font "L" like the original L did. He is voiced by Noriko Hidaka in the Japanese anime, and Cathy Weseluck in the English dub.

    Sometime after L's death, he works for the United States under the SPK (Special Provision for Kira) team that is established to investigate Kira without the help of "L". He soon manages to deduce that Light Yagami, posing as L, is actually Kira. After he finds that Teru Mikami is Light's proxy and Mello kidnaps Kiyomi Takada, Near is able to switch Mikami's Death Note with a forged one, allowing him to set up a final confrontation that leaves Light exposed. Ryuk kills Light soon after. Near says that neither he nor Mello could surpass L alone, but have managed to do so by inadvertently working together. Near soon takes L's alias, and keeps on the surviving members of the SPK as his subordinates.

    Tsugumi Ohba, writer of Death Note, said that Near "becomes less likeable" as the story advances, citing Near's plan to take the notebook at a later point in the story. Ohba said that a negative reaction originated from "the difference in their attitudes" and that people may have viewed Near as "a cheat." Ohba added that Near's "cheeky behavior," intended to "reinforce his childishness," had been construed as "annoying."[2]

    In the final chapter Near brings finger puppets to the Yellow Box Warehouse. Takeshi Obata, artist of Death Note, said that Near first bought the Kira finger puppet and drew on it with a magic marker. Obata then said that Near must have created the other puppets afterwards. Obata views Near as not liking L much so Obata had Near depict L as "ugly", and that Near "worked hard" on Mello's puppet as Near "liked Mello."[2]

    Obata said he enjoyed drawing Near and that Near is also one of his favorite and his least favorite characters,[2] considering him to be the smartest character in the manga "because he cheats."[3]

    When asked about which character was most similar to himself, Ohba indicated Near and "maybe Light." Regarding Near, Ohba said that he does not leave his house often.[4]

    [edit] Conception and development of Near

    Ohba said that he introduced Near and Mello together as L individually could not defeat Kira. Ohba felt that introducing one character individually would produce a "repeat" of the struggle between Light and L, so he instead wanted a story involving three combatants fighting each other. Ohba said that he let Obata create the character designs and asked him to make both characters look "a little "L-ish"." Ohba said that he "wavered" in their ages and considered making the characters the sons of L. Ohba added that he did not initially develop their personalities as he wanted to "reveal" them through their actions.[5]

    Ohba said that he gave Near a hobby of playing with toys stacking "things" as a development from L's hobby of stacking sugar cubes. Ohba included the match and the dice towers in his thumbnails. Ohba said that he thought about Obata encountering difficulty in drawing the dice towers and felt surprised when he saw the dice towers in the final work.[6]

    The given name "Nate" comes from the word "natural" and "River" is to symbolize that Near's talents flow from L. Therefore Near is the natural successor to L. The name is "supposed" to show that Near is a "natural genius blessed from above."[7] The nickname Near is composed of the first and last letters of Nate River, then swapped around to make a recognisable word.

    Obata said that, since Ohba wanted to "include a little L" in Near and Mello, he tried to keep "the weirdness and the dead eyes." Obata added that since L was an important character he felt that he made Near and Mello look too much like L. He described the character designs as "a major struggle." Obata said that, when he first heard about Near and Mello, he assumed that Near and Mello would join as a team and work together, so he envisioned the two as twins when he created the character designs.[8] Obata stated that he originally thought about creating Near as "a bit more mature mentally." Obata said that he created a "cooler looking version of L" design and considered using a younger version of that design. Another design Obata created for L included a "really innocent and cheerful character" and he felt that the design could work for Near; he said that he "quickly abandoned" the idea.[9]

    Obata said that when he first saw Near he "didn't even know what the heck he was wearing." He said that "it was tough" drawing Near's clothes as he did not understand the assembly of his clothes. Obata said that he settled for pajamas and "things got a lot easier."[9]

    Obata added that the designs for the characters became switched at the design phase; the final Mello had Near's design and vice-versa. Obata said that when he created a depiction of the designs his editor wrote the wrong names accompanying the designs; then Obata received approval he could not say that the labels were incorrect. Obata said that, for him, Near was "more evil." He felt that "it's better" that the switch occurred.[9]

    Obata stated that as he drew Near the concept of his immaturity became "stronger and stronger" as he believes that such traits are best revealed "gradually." Obata cited the fact that in the beginning Near's sole toy consisted of darts.[10]

    Ohba said that the finger puppets used by Near in the final chapter did not exist in the thumbnails and that he felt the final scenes "looked cooler" with the presence of the puppets. Obata said that he felt he could express "negative" parts of Near with the puppets. Ohba added that one could see "his dark side in his kind of puppets he used."[11]

  6. Aizuke
    August 25th, 2008 01:55 PM
    Aizuke
    I disappointed me too. ;_;

    Also, Nica's a bad influence. :x

  7. Caina
    August 24th, 2008 01:50 AM
    Caina
    Hi there Went, good evening! wassup? :D

  8. Unforgettable
    August 21st, 2008 07:14 PM
    Unforgettable
    WENTTTTTTTTTT

    Where have you been like the last few days? or where have I been, which ever. XD

  9. Chibi-chan
    August 21st, 2008 09:28 AM
    Chibi-chan
    It works :x
    Maybe you hid User Customizations D:

  10. Aizuke
    August 17th, 2008 10:45 PM
    Aizuke

    Awesome picture, no?

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  • About Went
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    I love my life. You should try to love yours too. It helps.

    Currently in a relationship with Malyka <3
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    I read a lot. I play videogames. I lazy off on the computer quite often. I love browsing through Raocow's archives. I go to the gym a few times a week and I always love watching a good football match (the one where you actually kick the ball with your feet, I mean). Oh, and I'm a huge F1 fan.
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    La Oreja De Van Gogh- La playa;
    Estopa- Pesadilla;
    Estopa- Vuelvo a las Andadas
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Posted October 5th, 2013 at 04:15 PM by Went Comments 1
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someone make me stop listening to "Too weird to live, too rare to die".

and it was supposed to come out on Tueday aaa

this summarizes what I think about this album: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmBOI3_m7Gs



also in case you were wondering I've been inactive these days because I was too busy moving to Buenos Aires, where I'll work and live for the next 9 months. experiences and thoughts coming later eventually I guess!

Posted March 9th, 2013 at 02:40 AM by Went Comments 0
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Do you know that feeling? When there is something that says "hey, it's ____ day!"?

This song means "it's weekend! Time to stay on bed!" for me.



I love it.

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 06:49 AM by Went Comments 7
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I'll be in London this weekend! With a camera and all! I'm very excited! I have already talked with the regular suspects for a meeting but in case someone else is somehow interested, I'm just announcing it XD

Posted August 20th, 2012 at 12:39 PM by Went Comments 8
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Spoiler:


Spoiler:


And I'm not sure whether I had to stop, give way or just turn back. The hell is that?
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