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I live in clutter

Still playing around with my SLR camera (photography is fun!), so you all get to see where I live. Plus I wanted to show off my Godzilla stuff after _gerald  posted pics of his 'Zilla beanie, and I just finally got that film developed.




From left to right: Mecha King Ghiddrah, Destroyah (final form), Godzilla ('90s version), King Seezar, Destroyah (crab form), Kiryuu-Gojira (modern Mecha-Godzilla), Mecha-Godzilla ('70s version, in disguise as Godzilla), Mecha-Godzilla ('70s, no disguise), Godzilla (original '50s black & white).

Most came from a set of Godzilla gashopons (toys you get in little plastic eggs from vending machines) I bought on eBay—series 8 IIRC. They had to be assembled by hand. The Destroyahs were bought together and are from a different set of Godzilla toys--they're single-piece, no assembly required, and not to scale. 1950s Godzilla was also bought separately on eBay. Currently they decorate my TV/VCR.

Here's a couple of close-ups:




I'm a little disappointed in the top pic...it was supposed to be mainly a close-up of Mecha King Ghiddrah just with the others in frame, but he ended up way out of focus.


My desk:



As they say on "Cribs", this is where all the magic happens! Except they always say it about their bedrooms for some reason. Huh. Anyway, this is my desk, complete with Santa Cthulhu, Narbonic gerbil, Chinese puppet, Japanese mask, hedgehog beanie, and Rat Fink toy. Oh, and computer (Rat Fink is sitting on the li'l main unit...ain't it cute? Too bad it's evil and possessed). And junk.

Here's a better view of the top of the desk:



You can see the Japanese mask on the wall a little better in that one. That mask used to kind of scare me as a kid, actually.


The bookcase in my bedroom:



Yes, it's a mess. No, I never throw anything out. On top are a bunch of flocked animal figurines and other stuff. I'm particularly fond of the "COLA in USA" can from a local Japanese grocery. Gotta love engrish. On the second shelf down from the top, and on the far right, you can see my last place trophy in Aikido! (Third place, actually, but there were only four entrants and there was a tie for second sooo...) The blue tube is my Zube Tube—basically one of those spring-and-plastic-cups "telephone" things in a cardboard tube, except there's a weight in the middle of the spring so it makes weird spacey lasery sound effects. I've had that since I was...10? Something like that.


My cat, Princess aka Prinnie aka Butterhead aka That Damn Animal:



She's a sweetie.


This is a bookcase in my parents' office, actually.



Note the transformed Valkyrie (Skull Leader, piloted by Hikaru Ichijo aka Rick Hunter) next to the darumas. My family was into Robotech in a big way when it was on--that toy is my dad's. Notable books (with readable spines) include an old copy of Manga! Manga!, Japan, Inc., and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The little yellow things that look like newspaper vending machines were awards given to my dad for his work at the paper.


Aaaand it looks like himi's server is down, dammit. So my pics are unreachable for now. If the first pic shows up, the others should too. Seems to be working now.
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