Blood Donation at Ikebukuro

Whenever you going to the Shunshine City Street in Ikebukuro(池袋), I’m sure that you will remember that got few people holding some sign about [We need blood donation badly]. Today after I went for my Arbeit’s Interview at Ikebukuro, I decided to give Japan’s Blood Donation(献血 = Ken Ketsu = Blood donation) a try.

This is their counter for you to do the registration for the blood donation.

This is not my first time of blood donation, but it’s my first blood donation in Japan. I had came to Japan since last year’s april but never tried to go for blood donation since I have to work almost everyday. I scared that I will feel tired or cannot use too much strength after the blood donation.

This is the view from the windows panel from the Blood Donation Center in Ikebukuro.

When I reach the blood donation center there. I feel WOW…. It’s not like normal blood donation at Malaysia. I feel the atmosphere very nice and I can see they are very professional.

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Pizza Tabehoudai

Last Friday I had went to Ikebukuro(池袋) to eat the pizza tabehoudai(ピザ食べ放題)with two of my friend from my Japanese school ABK.

Yummy! They even got Dessert Pizza which cannot be found on Malaysia.

We already talked about it last week that we will go to eat this Pizza Tabehoudai at that day. Since we(me and one of my friend from the same language school) both had been accepted into Toukai University(東海大學) together. So we decided to celebrate it by treating ourself to the delicious foods.

Yau-san which is a pretty girl with long hair.

The name of this restaurant is called Shakey’s. It provided variety types of pizza and pasta and also curry.^^ All these pizza for you to eat-all-you-want is only costed 850 yen and it had no time limit too just like the Sushi’s Tabehoudai whiched i wrote about yesterday. The taste of the pizza is great and the pasta aren’t so bad too. Didn’t tried the curry that day but think it must be good since the people around us are all eatting it.

Me and Comrade which passed Toukai University together. Me on  情報科学(System Computing)and she is on 観光学部(Travelling).

We didn’t managed to eat much since pizza is also a kind of bread. I also ate lots of things yesterday at my workplace and so didn’t really feel too hungry.^^ thought, we managed to eat almost every types of the pizza they provided. Also ate bunch of fried potatoes.

Spotted lots of cute japanese girls too.

Good to have tons of Tabehoudai course in Japan so we get to eat all we want once in a while. ^^

First Cinema Session in Japan

I had been on Japan for 5 months and haven’t even go for a Movie session at Cinema here yet…

Well, It doesn’t really matter since I don’t really have anything to watch at the Cinema. But it’s different this time because I have grown a Big urge to watch the Twentieth Century Boy. Below is my day when I go watch the movie at Ikebukuro.

Poster

The movie is On Show since 29 August but I didn’t really know about it.

I waked up at around 11.00 a.m. since I’m watching the 1st and 2nd Movie yesterday night until midnight 4.00 a.m…. Start to eat lunch and take a bath, then started to depart at 11.45 a.m.

Reached Ikebukuro at around 12.30 a.m. and decided to buy the ticket first.

Ticket buying

This is the Ticket counter where you buy ticket. It’s really different from what we have back in Malaysia like GSC…

Ticket

And this is the ticket…. Just look like some lame paper with words printed on it… Compared to what we have back in Malaysia…

The seat inside the Cinema is not really comfortable and it make my neck pain… My friend had always complaint that the Japan’s Cinema is suck… But I think the screen and the Sound System is really better than in Malaysia’s.

The movies session is long, about 2 hours and15 minutes and my body is really pain sitting still for that long time. Thank god that the movies ended safely without some terrorist bombing the cinema or etc…

Souvenier

Japan is really good at selling goodies related to some fictional stories… Saw this soon after getting out from the cinema and the price is not cheap…

After the movie ended and I got out from the cinema, I saw some flyers and found out somethings really interesting… Kaiji is on the Movie!!

Kaiji Flyer

Kaiji is on Movies! Seemed like it’ll be really interesting.

I also took a Sample comic about Kaiji which introduced those who didn’t watch the anime or original comic about the story. Well, the story is actually:

Kaiji which had no job and had huge debt is facing his pinch soon and then some strange men appeared and asked him to join some games which might let him get all the money to pay his debt and he can even be a rich man if he win. The story started off with the games…

Kaiji Test comic

The sample comic of Kaiji.

Still not decided will go to watch it or not since watching movie in Japan is extremely expensive… 1500 yen for student (Rm 60). WTF.

How do movie cost in your country? And what do you think about the quality of the movie and sound system?

20世紀少年 (Twentieth Century Boy)

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The Poster of Twentieth Century Boy Final Chapter.

Today I had went to Ikebukuro’s Humax Cinema to watch the above movie. Actually I just start to know about this movie few months ago. And then I started to watch the 1st movie on yesterday morning. As soon as I finished 1st Movie, I found that the story is really interesting and Amazing! I then hurried up the 2nd movie at the night.

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The 1st Movie’s Poster.

Soon I had done with the 2nd movie, I got amazed even so. The storyline is really amazing to have something so fantasy. I soon realized my urge to watch the ending, 3rd Movie of the series. So I searched up the net for the info of the 3rd Movie. As soon I checked on the detail, I decided to go and watch it the next day, which is today. ^^

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2nd Movie’s Poster.

In 1969, young boys Kenji, Otcho, Yoshitsune and Maruo build, in an empty field, a hideout they name their secret base, in which they and their friends can get together to share manga, stolen porn magazines and listen to a radio. To celebrate the event, Otcho draws a symbol for the base, that would represent their friendship. After their friends Yukiji and Donkey join the gang, they imagine a future scenario where villains would try to destroy the world, and in which the boys would stand up and fight; this scenario is transcribed and labeled “Book of Prophecy”.

The series itself opens in the late 1990s, where Kenji is a convenience store owner, finding solace in his childhood adventures as he takes care of his baby niece Kanna and his mother. After Donkey is reported to have committed suicide, Kenji stumbles upon a large cult led by a man known only as “Friend”. The cult has a plan to destroy the world on New Year’s Eve of 2000, (referred to in the latter half of the story as the Bloody New Year’s Eve,) and the events that are currently unfolding are suspiciously close to the plan documented in the “Book of Prophecy”. Kenji begins to recruit some of his older friends, including Otcho and Yoshitsune, in an attempt to stop “Friend”.

Hacked from Wikipedia. Continue the full synopsis here.

The preview of the 3rd Movie. You can see even UFO and Huge Robots~~:

What do you think about this movie? Have you watched it yet?