Cum Christus apparúerit, vita vestra…

The Resurrection of Christ by Raphael

. . . tunc et vos apparébitis cum ipso in glória.

Diego wishes you, your family, and all your loved ones a very happy Easter.

Quia per incarnáti Verbi mystérium…

…nova mentis nostræ óculis lux tuæ claritátis infúlsit: ut, dum visibíliter Deum cognóscimus, per hunc in invisibílium amórem rapiámur.

A very happy Christmas to all!

Miniatures Unboxing: Re-Ment’s “The Japanese Room ~Chigaidana Set~”

I’ve started a new hobby: collecting Japanese miniatures. This was partly to take my mind off dark and depressing thoughts—but on some level, I also wanted to bring Japan a little closer to me during a time when travelling there isn’t possible. Since I couldn’t experience my favourite holiday destination in full-sized reality, a scaled-down facsimile would have to do.

In today’s unboxing, we’ll take a close look at Re-Ment’s 「THE 和室 ~違い棚セット~」(THE Washitsu ~Chigaidana Setto~ / “The Japanese Room ~Staggered Shelves Set~”), part of its Puchi Sample series.

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Figure Unboxing: Nendoroid Shima Rin, Touring Version (Max Factory)

It’s been a good long while since I last wrote about anything to do with anime, and even longer since my last figure-related post. Time to address both gaps with this review of a new acquisition: Max Factory’s nendoroid depiction of Shima Rin from the series Laid-Back Camp.

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Et valde mane una sabbatórum…

…véniunt ad monuméntum, orto jam sole.

Friend and reader: I wish you, your family, and all your loved ones a very happy Easter.


Greeting the new year K-ON style

Diego happily wishes you all the best in the year ahead. ~(‾⌣‾~)

Da nobis, quǽsumus, omnípotens Deus…

…ut, qui nova incarnáti Verbi tui luce perfúndimur; hoc in nostro respléndeat ópere, quod per fidem fulget in mente.

A very happy Christmas to all.