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I got a Switch

Posted by Akano , in Video Games, Life May 14 2018 · 95 views

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Murio Odd-easy is fun. Trying to think of some other games to bolster my library.

Dat Joy-Con color scheme, tho.

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Fourteen years ago...

Posted by Akano , in Comics, Life May 09 2018 · 88 views
Thanks
When I first came to this site, I was very much a lurker. My brothers and I had gotten into BIONICLE from its beginning in 2001, and we eventually stumbled on this site in the early, awkward days of the World Wide Web. It was here that I saw the creative output of the fandom – sprite comics, artwork, MOCs, comedies, epics, and much more.

Fourteen years ago, I became a part of that creative output with the premiere of Akano's Comics.

It's been six years since I made a comic (sorry, everyone, grad school happened; I do want to make more, though!), but my creative outputs didn't stop. I made set reviews and Equation of the Day (which I'm still working on, I promise!).

Thank you, everyone, for being my first audience. Now that I'm a professor, I'll have many, many more, but you were the first to truly see the crazy inner workings of my mind. Thanks for sticking with me, and thanks for helping me improve. You guys helped someone who stumbled to craft paragraphs become an author. You helped someone who enjoyed comedy but couldn't quite formulate a joke become a half-decent comedian.

Here's to more creative output.

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About to give my first final exam

Posted by Akano , in Math/Physics, Life Mar 03 2018 · 250 views

This week marks the last week of the first half of the semester, which means that my half-semester Optics course is coming to a close. It's been busy (hence my lack of presence), but I almost have one full course under my belt. So far there have been two lessons I gave that could have been better presented, but the students have been fairly engaged and seem more or less okay with the material. I guess we'll see how it goes once the final happens.

I did try writing a new Equation of the Day, but my schedule has been quite packed. I would like to get that rolling again after the end of the semester, since I greatly enjoy writing those entries. :)

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Professor Akano

Posted by Akano , in Life Dec 19 2017 · 241 views

Over the past couple of months I visited and interviewed at a college interested in hiring someone to teach one semester of courses for their physics major series. My name was given to them through the grapevine and, after giving a mock lecture, presenting my research over lunch, and meeting with the department, I got the job. Starting later next month, I will officially be Professor Akano.

I'm excited.

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You all asked for this.

Posted by Akano , in Life May 14 2017 · 412 views

I changed my username.

Come at me with the puns/jokes. I'm ready.

(Also, I graduated yesterday, so it's actually official now. :P)

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Thesis Submitted

Posted by Akano , in Life Apr 11 2017 · 351 views
Huzzah!
Six years, four papers, and 179 pages later, I have submitted my Ph.D. thesis.

Now I have to defend it. But first, STRESS RELIEF VIA VIDEO GAMES!


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Specter of Torment

Posted by Akano , in Life, Video Games Apr 08 2017 · 222 views
Torment intensifies and 3 more...

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Seriously, this game is awesome. I can't wait for it to come out on Wii U/3DS so I can play it with a for reals controller rather than a keyboard.

Also I submit my thesis on Monday. That's cool.

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My birthday was all right

Posted by Akano , in Life Mar 01 2017 · 230 views

So, a week ago was my birfday. Usually I make an entry, but last week I came down with a head cold that left me a little out of it. Thanks to everyone who replied to the birthday topic that Tekulo posted in the wrong forum; it was very kind. ^_^

Now I'm feeling much better (though my throat is still a little phlegm-y). I'm also SUPER stoked for the release of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, which cannot come out soon enough on non-Switch consoles. One of the developers called it the Majora's Mask to Shovel Knight's Ocarina of Time. *hype intensifies*





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That moment when you realize

Posted by Akano , in Life Feb 17 2017 · 291 views
Coincidence?!, Yes and 1 more...
...that your two blog entries on pentagrams are six days short of being exactly one year apart from one another.

lel

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Me playing Pokémon Moon

Posted by Akano , in Video Games, Life Dec 02 2016 · 548 views

Me: "Hau just handed me a person named Max Potion. I think that's human trafficking."

KK: *bursts into laughter*

Me: *joins in laughter because he didn't expect that joke to land*

Another typical Friday evening.

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About Me

Akano
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Name: Akano
Real Name: Forever Shrouded in Mystery :P
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Likes: Science, Math, LEGO, Bionicle, Comics, Yellow, Voice Acting, Pixel Art, Video Games
Notable Facts: One of the few Comic Veterans still around
Has been a LEGO fan since ~1996
Bionicle fan from the beginning
Twitter: @akanotoe

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