Happy new year, all!

By now I’m sure you’ve noticed that there hasn’t been much in the way of new content recently (understatement alert). A quick disclaimer: I am not Shingo. I have never been Shingo, and no matter how hard I try, I will never be Shingo.

Like the rest of you, I have not been in contact with Shingo since September. I do not know, and will not speculate about the reasons behind the abrupt halt in posting on this site, but I will say that I have it on good authority that Shingo is alive and well, and I am sure I speak for everyone when I say that we wish him only the best in all his future endeavors, be they otaku-related or otherwise. Shingo ran this site (for all intents and purposes) all by himself for three years, out of the goodness of his heart. In the end, this essentially amounted to having two full time jobs. He deserves a vacation more than anyone else I know, but that does not change the fact that without him the site has languished and stagnated beyond recognition. Which brings me to a decision that I am praying will prove to be the lesser of two evils.

It is my intent to begin posting here.

Now, I cannot do what Shingo does. Few men can. I do not have either the skills or the resources at my disposal to report on all of the figure and eroge topics that Shingo covered. However, I do fancy that I have something to contribute to the discussion of modern 2D culture, and because it would quite simply be too painful for me to watch this site fade away into nothing after all it has given me, I will try to make the best of things in Shingo’s absence. I ask for your patience and understanding as the site evolves into something new and different.

Who’s with me?