those are the basics idk i'll try and think of more

CHRYSOCOLLA

Yes I am Steven Universe trash and man I want more SU nOW.

so to soothe myself I decided to design a Lapis/Peridot fusion.

Honestly this isn’t my first attempt at drawing a fusion between the two but this is the design I chose after actually reading about the Chrysocolla gem (as well as my brother telling me that my previous designs shouldn’t look like Peri or Lapis but something entirely new bc hey fusions are supposed to take some characteristics from their parent gems but not all).

But basically what I seen about the Chrysocolla gem was that it was known for peace and love. It’s a soothing gem that was gifted to those whose suffered through abuse and is found alongside Malachite. So idk, I thought that it being a soothing gem known for love/peace, would be a happier fusion for Lapis if she ever did decide to fuse again and peace/love made me think of the song Peridot sang with Steven. Plus the colour scheme looks like a good fusion for them??

I honestly imagine they fused when both try to save Steven at the same time, by accident, similar to Ruby and Sapphire. First seeing Chrysocolla, she’d be unstable and panicky bc of Lapis and Peridot’s feelings on fusion. Their first fusion would be like Garnet’s fusion -a mixture of Ruby/Sapphire’s clothing and colours. However the two would become friends and fuse to save Steven again and they would become the image above.

(Why does Steven need so much saving in my explanation of lapidot fusing?? I guess bc Lapis and Peridot would bond over their platonic love over Steven??)

re: Khux back cover

there’s one thing about Unchained X Back Cover that’s already hitting me a little hard. regardless of what you think about the Foretellers – who they are/aren’t, who is or isn’t the traitor or whether there’s one at all – it’s painfully clear that this movie is going to be another notch in the Kingdom Hearts ladder of tradition, namely a close-knit group of friends being painfully torn apart by someone’s selfish ambitions and toyed with by destiny.

we had Sora and Riku at odds in KH1, Roxas/Xion/Axel in 358/2 Days, and then Ventus/Terra/Aqua in BBS. Note that all of those friendship plots began on a happy note, but the trailer for Back Cover started off dark right out of the gate. this isn’t just a misunderstanding that has friends hurting one another’s feelings and dragging each other back home. this is the kind of conflict that sparks a full-scale war that nearly destroys the universe.

we’re going to meet these five characters. we’re going to learn their exact relationship to one another, and then we’re going to watch all of it crumble as strife and paranoia creep in and destroy them from the inside out.

worse, this isn’t something that happens easily. in the very first trailer for Back Cover, we hear Aced having faith in his allies and defending the group, saying that there can’t be a traitor among them – and now we see him attacking the others verbally and physically. we see Leopardos caught between defending himself and not wanting to hurt his friend. we see and hear Vulpes grief-stricken over this turn of events. we see Unicornis struggling to understand the group’s role in the world. Anguis and Aced are at odds over their Master’s teachings to the point where she sounds utterly shocked that anyone would go against what they’ve been taught.

my point is: underneath all the lore and plot this movie is going to deliver, it’s still the same basic method of storytelling that the key KH games are famous for using: characters you come to love falling apart from one another in circumstances that are frustratingly stacked against them. despite the repetition, it manages to come off fresh, innovative, and more painful with each game – and considering Back Cover isn’t even trying to give off an air of Disney cheer thus far, I can’t imagine just how dark this story is really going to be.

csway21  asked:

I'm going to Seoul for 10 days in March! So yes please make a Seoul visitor tips/places to see master post!

Ok let’s see

  • There is SO much to see in Seoul, no way I can list everything but here are a few places I visited myself or recommend visiting: Myeongdeong, Insadong, Hongdae, Itaewon, Gyeongbukgung/Gwanghwamun, Dongdaemun, Hyehwa/Naksan Park/Ihwa Art village, Seoul Forest, Ttukkseom Hangang Park, Gangnam, Bukcheon Hanok Village, Samcheongdo, Ehwa, Gwangjang Market, Namsan Tower, (more shopping places: Garosugil, Apgujeong Rodeo Street, Cheongdamdong ((clothes can be €€€€ tho^^))
  • Obv there’s not just a lot to see but also a lot to do! You can visit museums, galleries, rent a bike @ hangang, order chicken and picnic at a park or hangang, go to a jimjilbang, try all the streetfood, go clubbing, visit a cat/dog/sheep/whatever they have cafe, go to a noraebang, visit flea markets, try on traditional clothes (either for free or pay for photoshoots) or try on a wedding dress instead?, discover all kinds of cafes,hike a mountain, go to the Everland theme park if u wanna, visit temples and ssamzigil for handmade gifts, go to a hair salon and get a straightening perm lmao.. idek.. . just research a lot! ((:
  • Somehow I was kinda scared of using public toilets because a lot of people said they mostly have squat toilets and sometimes there’s no toilet paper inside the stalls (or even outside??) so just in case anyone wanna know my experience lmao. I usually used the metro underground restrooms (they have squat and ‘sit’ toilets) or the restrooms at cafes/restaurants (some just have one toilet for male and female) and I always had a ‘sitting’ aka westerner toilet and there was always toilet paper soo… everything’s good! The only thing I found weird and kinda gross is that they have those buckets you gotta throw your used toilet paper in??? Haven’t informed myself about this yet but honestly I just couldn’t do it….. need to know why they do that.. (edit:  “ Many Korean plumbing systems are also very old, so they’re a bit weak and temperamental. Because of this, in older buildings, the systems can’t handle massive amounts of matter and will clog frequently. Many establishments will have signs saying to put your toilet paper in the wastebasket.”) She’s also saying to bring toilet paper with you.. tbh just buy (baby) wipes.
  • Learn how to haggle ! I haggled a lot at dongdaemun (inside the malls), hongdae and ehwa.. and unless it’s not a sale item you’ll probably get a discount if you ask (sometimes just 2k won if you pay in cash sometimes more if you’re good or just lucky!), maybe do some aegyo (I’m talking to the girls here haha), if you can, talk in Korean! I just know very little Korean but basic stuff like “It’s pretty but I don’t know, it’s expensive, etc.” was VERY helpful. But well, don’t worry sometimes English is enough too (: Ah! Idk about other cosmetic stores but etude house has a discount app (you can ask someone there to help you register) but you won’t get any samples (ask anyway maybe you’ll get one haha)  
  • I recommend getting the citypass plus card at incheon airport/when you arrive (don’t forget to take a metro map with you). 
  • I think this is universal but don’t buy drinks in clubs! Very expensive! Same goes for booking a (vip) table but you’d need to know Korean for that anyway. 
  • Finding the right place to eat at can be quite confusing (and sometimes also quite expensive) if you don’t have any Korean friends who’ll help you out, especially in the evening.. Always take a look at the menu outside (if they have one outside^^) here’s a little guide, I don’t really have any tips since I had friends who most of the times ordered for me and knew the best places. (idk why I wrote this point lmao I’m just saying)
  • Get a currency exchange app!!! Don’t exchange too much money at the airport. I exchanged money at the bank in Seoul once but they took around 10k won and the second time I went to an exchange shop(?) (Hongdae and Myeongdeong have a lot) and their fee was around 3k? idk but it was much less.. anyways always ask for the fee beforehand and use the app!
  • Don’t forget about the Tax refund.
  • ((For ma ladies: remember, you don’t have to talk to every Korean guy who comes up to you! js))
  • let your host/hotel staff write down the street name and number for you in case you wanna use a taxi to get back (remember some drivers don’t know any English!) and if you wanna know how much a taxi ride approx costs just ask the driver before getting in (basic Korean would be helpful in this situation). You can pay with your citypass/T-money card if u wanna. (edit: don’t take the black taxis, they cost more)
  • Check the dates for markets at e.g hongdae, very interesting, get a painted portrait they’re beautiful and you’re helping out a student ((:
  • If you’re outside and need help and you can’t find someone who speaks English (imo usually they do know at least a bit though) try to say excuse me in Korean and do use e.g google translate for single words or even google images if you’re searching for e.g a pharmacy.
  • Bring medicine with you, for headaches and diarrhea mostly. I ate Yukhoe/육회/raw beef meat for the first time there and my stomach didn’t like it at all haha.
  • You’ll have free wifi basically everywhere but still not always so if you want fast wifi all the time I recommend getting a pocket wifi egg/device/whatever it’s called. Oh! Also what I didn’t know before is that you can recharge your phone at cafes/restaurants! Sometimes they’ll have charging cables but just bring your own anyway. Simply go to the counter with your phone and ask them to charge it.

Ok that’s pretty much all I can think of right now (will add points either from you guys or when I remember more) and I’m sorry if most of it isn’t helpful but I’m just sharing my thoughts if you don’t mind ^^’

Additional tips:

  • from @redeemtheyears: Express terminal in seoul has the cheapest clothes! and it is HUGE, i couldn’t even finish it in day! The best Ginseng chicken soup was from Toksochon (토속촌) Ginseng Chicken Soup 5, Jahamun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울 종로구 자하문로5길 5 (체부동) and the best fried chicken is at KyoChon near Gangnam, 1309-8 Seocho-dong (8 Gangnam-daero 69-gil) There are lots of cafes at Samcheong-dong that sells good food, desserts, snacks. And for Tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cake), try those at Sindangdong Tteokbokki Town (신당동떡볶이골목) My favourite barbecue pork place is Palsaek Samgyeopsal (팔색삼겹살), it is 8 different flavours of pork and the staff will help you with it
  • @hamahannah said: Hello! The only other things I could think of was to try and download the subway app! That helped me a lot when I was in Korea! They have it in English and you can download it for Apple and Android phones! Another trip is to try and pre-purchase an external battery for your phone! My phone dies really quickly and it is really handy to have an extra battery with you that way you don’t have to worry about finding a plug! :’D (You can find them on Amazon or in Korea for around $20 or less!

Haikyuu!! Christmas!

Hey, guys! So if you’ve been with me for Haikyuu Halloween, then you should know how this works! For those who missed our very special Haikyuu Halloween, Haikyuu Christmas is a small project I decided to do where artists, authors, and edit-makers submit a creative piece of work related to Christmas! Same rules and basic things as last time, just Christmas-themed.

Project will likely serve as a Christmas present for everyone who might have a shitty Christmas.

Starting now, all artists and writers can start creating their own piece for Haikyuu Christmas. No applications necessary! Just make what you want, but there are some rules, so that nothing gets too out of control.

Keep reading

tonkola  asked:

You talked aboUT A FIELD DAY AND I'M SORRY YOU'RE SO TIRED BUT I'VE JUST IMAGINED A LOT OF TINY AND CUTIE BABIES BEING PRECIOUS AND HAPPY TOGETHER WHICH LED TO A CAROLINE IS KLAUS' NIECE/NEPHEW'S KINDERGARTEN TEACHER AND ONE DAY HE GOES PICK HER/HIM UP AND HE'S HELLA SMITTEN AFFFFF FOREVER AND EVER AND THEY GET MARRIED AND LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTER !!!!!!!!! AU ANd basically Idk if you're still taking those prompts for Klaroweek but yeaaaaaaaaaaaah. LOVE YOU I'LL LEAVE YOU NOW.


This is all human cause there are children involved.

When Rebekah had come to him at sixteen, pregnant and kicked out of the family home, Klaus had known there wasn’t much else for him to do but step up and become the brother that she needed. He had made it clear though that he expected her to finish school, to be an active parent and to make sure that her priorities were straight once she had told him she wanted to keep the baby. It wasn’t just to prove to their parents that they could make it just fine out in the world without them but the giant fuck you that the two of them being successful in business and family life was something neither of the siblings could pass up.

Rebekah had graduated high school and was currently in her second year of community college. Usually she was the one who participated in Luke’s preschool functions but it was finals week and there was no way she could make it to the annual field day that the school was having. Thankfully all Klaus had to do was ensure Luke had the required towel and was sufficiently dressed and sunscreened when he dropped him off in the morning and then pick him back up three hours later when the event was over. THAT he could do. He had no plans to stay and be a volunteer, Rebekah had done enough of that over the school year that they weren’t going to be expecting him to.

Which was why he showed up in his business attire with Luke in tow at the front of the school with the other ninety or so parents and children waiting to be signed in for the day. It was double the usual amount of children being there at the time but Klaus was impressed with the way that the teachers and aides seemed to be checking to make sure kids had everything they needed, got the kids signed in, put the volunteers to work and had the kids parcelled into groups for the day. It went far smoother than anything he remembered from his school days or even business functions he’d attended.

“Ms. Caroline!” Luke called out, waving frantically at someone and Klaus turned his attention toward where his nephew was looking. 

Thank god he was wearing sunglasses because there was no way he could stop himself from looking the young woman over who was currently bent down, adding some more water bottles into a cooler. It had to be illegal to wear those shorts with those legs because Klaus couldn’t seem to stop staring at them until she turned around at the mention of her name and he noted the fact that she was wearing one of the school’s t-shirts designating her as either one of the teachers or assistants. Was it his fault that she seemed to fill that out really well too?

“Hi Luke,” Caroline greeted with a bright smile and then a hug as the little boy practically crashed into her arms. “You must be the infamous uncle that we’re always hearing about.”

“Klaus Mikaelson.” He offered his hand, wanting nothing more than to be able to touch her, to feel her skin and considering the situation they were currently in a handshake was going to have to do. For the moment anyway.

“Caroline Forbes. Luke’s teacher.” Klaus didn’t think he had ever seen someone smile quite like she did before though the one she had offered him was nothing like the one she had directed toward his nephew. The genuineness wasn’t quite there that time, it was more polite than anything, and he felt himself wanting to earn one of the other ones. “I hope Rebekah isn’t stressing too much. I remember finals week but she’s been working hard all year. She’s got this.”

“It’s her last one today but I am sure she’ll be delighted to hear that you’ve said that.” Klaus followed her over to the clipboard sign in, Luke skipping at his side.

“She’ll do great. You just need to sign him in here,” Caroline handed him the board and took Luke’s towel from him. “And you guys have already written his name on it so you’re ahead of the game. And I see you’ve brought a Baymax one.”

“Oooh! Oooh! Watch what we can do, Ms. Caroline!” Luke pulled on Klaus’ shirt and the two proceeded to do the handshake from the movie, earning another of those coveted smiles from her.

“You can go join Max’s group for today, Luke,” Caroline told the little boy who happily took off toward his best friend, leaving the two adults to finish up. “Pick up is at 11 and I’ll have him and a few of the others at the gate ready to go.”

“I’ll be volunteering, love,” Klaus told her, trying not to show his shock when he realized what he’d just said.

“Are you sure?” Caroline looked him over, no doubt noting the suit he was wearing that really wasn’t field day attire.

“There’s absolutely nothing else that I’d like to do today,” Klaus told her, even more surprised at how much he meant it.

Caroline handed him another clipboard and had him sign up on it as well before the gate was finally closed. “I’ll show you to your station then.”

“How long have you been teaching?” Klaus asked, as they headed toward the field that was already set up for the day, the children sitting in rows and eager to start the day.

“It’s my first year,” Caroline told him before stopping at the slip’n’slide. “So this will be yours to monitor. Do I have to explain how it works to you?”

“I remember this from my childhood, sweetheart, but thank you.” Klaus removed his jacket and hung it up on the fence behind him, noting that she had been watching him rather intently do that before looking away.

“There’s water in the white ice chest and popsicles in the green one. The kids will be going to those as stations but feel free to get one whenever you need one. We’re doing seven minute rotations and you won’t have kids for two of them,” Caroline told him. “Just wave one of us down if you need help but me and the other teachers plus the assistants will be moving around to oversee everything.”

Klaus nodded and watched her walk away, still grateful for the sunglasses he was wearing.

The first group of kids arrived at his station and stared at the slip’n’slide before looking at him. “What do we gotta do?” one of the boys asked and Klaus tried to explain it but they simply stared at him, not really understanding.

He didn’t think his instructions were all that difficult but he could see Caroline watching and figured that this was definitely a way to make a decent impression on her. Even if his dignity might be taking a nose dive.

“Like this,” Klaus told them and proceeded to run and then slide across the grass on the wet slip’n’slide, completely wetting his suit. He stood up at the end, the children were laughing and lining up to do the same, but it was Caroline’s reaction that he was focused on the most.

She was smiling, one of those genuine, beautiful ones that had been directed at Luke and Klaus felt his heart squeeze tightly at that, wanting more of them.

Three hours later and Klaus was thoroughly exhausted. His suit was definitely ruined from how often he’d needed to show the damn station but when Caroline slid her number over to him on a scrap of paper when he signed Luke out it was definitely worth it.

anonymous asked:

Thank you! I'm sorry if this question is already out there, but someone told me that Yuu//noa will probably happen because Shinoa's feelings are blunt and out there as for Mika's feelings aren't really confirmed.. I don't know.. I think they have a point, but does that really mean anything? I really appreciate :)

Hello there! I could see where the person who told you that is coming from but at the same time, I have to disagree somewhat. Because Shinoa never once actually mentioned that she herself loved Yuu. No, Guren did that for her, and before that…there was hardly if ever indication that she had romantic feelings for Yuu. In fact, did she not tease Mitsuba about having a crush on Yuu? Like, her feelings weren’t confirmed or even acted upon until Guren said what he said.

And, if you consider that outward and blunt, then…I’m pretty sure almost every other character who has shown concern or care for Yuu is in love with him.

Never once does Shinoa herself outwardly mention that she loves Yuu, and honestly, she doesn’t even outwardly allude to it. Idk, her feelings may be blunt because they’re forced but at the same time, she herself never outwardly goes out of her was to show, or really imply that she has love for Yuu.

And I should add at least,  not the way I see it.

Because if we’re comparing her to Mika, then I’m going to have to say that his feelings are a lot blunter and more confirmed than Shinoa’s.

Idk if you’re friend or whoever is reading, or watching the same manga/anime—but seriously, to deny that Mika’s feelings towards Yuu aren’t really confirmed is false.

Does it even have to be brought up that Mika is always thinking about Yuu? In the manga/anime whenever we are shown parts with Mika, he’s always thinking about Yuu. The mere thought of Yuu is enough to bring him to tears, it’s enough to make his heart hurt inside, and it’s even enough to make him smile. Keep in mind, up until now, Mika hasn’t smiled or cried since childhood (from what we know), so, the fact that just the thought of Yuu is able to evoke such emotions, proves that his feelings are confirmed. (Plus the thought of Yuu gives him home)

And if people still don’t believe that Mika’s love for Yuu isn’t genuine because he doesn’t flat out say it, then take it from Ferid who basically confirmed for Mika that he was in love with Yuu. And Mika didn’t shut the idea down at all. And I guess you’re thinking “WELL…That’s like Guren telling Shinoa that she loves Yuu right…?” Well, not it’s not, because Shinoa hardly ever acted on Guren’s revelation afterward (when she does happen to by chance, it looks very odd and forced. It just feels uncomfortable).  

Mika’s feelings for Yuu were pretty much confirmed before Ferid pointed them out. And I’m just going to add, that’s another difference between the situations with Guren and Shinoa. Shinoa never once showed any romantic feelings or even alluded to it before Guren said what he did. However, long before Ferid even brought it up, Mika was already giving us enough evidence by his actions and thoughts to prove that he had some type of feelings for Yuu. He didn’t need Ferid to point that out for him in order for him to actually feel something for Yuu and act upon those feelings–He felt something for Yuu long before Ferid even mentioned it. Shinoa didn’t feel anything romantic for Yuu until Guren said something. You see the difference?

Mika had shown tons of signs, beforehand.

And whether those signs were shown from his actions, or inner thought dialogue, or word of mouth they pretty much confirmed that he loved Yuu. Even if he never flat out said that he loved Yuu, it was pretty easy to tell that he did.

And speaking about actions as a sign of confirmation…

The recent chapters have pretty much given us a solid confirmation that Mika loves Yuu. If we’re not talking about the first time they met when Mika basically asked or better yet told Mika to abandon everything and runaway with him (like…okay, that is as blunt as I don’t know what), then we should probably bring up the more recent chapters, where Mika once again asks Yuu to elope with him so they could live on the country side together, and then later on Yuu actually agrees (though he wants to save the squad + guren first which is understandable. And yes, that is called eloping what they’re doing.) …

Or, we could highlight the part where before Mika and Yuu are able to finally escape the battle field (before Mika becomes a full vampire), Mika is trying to get to Yuu and is basically running into the enemy lines risking death (he is stabbed various times) all to see Yuu one last time before he possibly dies…and just a note, during that part of the manga Mika was literally about to die. At a point, it no longer mattered that he needed to speak to Yuu…I think with the knowledge that he was probably going to die, he just wanted to see Yuu one last time…this is how I take it at least.

If these aren’t blunt, outward, signs of romance or emotions then I don’t know what to tell you.

Personally, I think Mika’s feelings are a lot more confirmed, genuine, and visible than anyone’s towards Yuu’s so far.

And maybe this is just me because I ship Mikayuu (HURR DURR), but I mean…I don’t see how anyone can look at how Mika acts, thinks etc….and say that he doesn’t love Yuu or that his emotions aren’t genuine.

And to be fair, Mika has been through a lot. Showing emotion does not come easy for him, and so far, Yuu has been the only reason he’s been so emotional as of recent.

So I hope this helps, and eases your qualms.

Sorry for the long delay—I was contemplating on going in the manga to get some manga panels but I hope you get the point. Plus, it’s midnight here and I’m tired, but I’ve been so eager to answer this.

Also, I think that your friend or whatever should kind of take into perspective that Yuu and Mika’s relationship is supposed to mirror Romeo and Juliet’s, where understandably, the two couldn’t be so open about their love for each other, for obvious reasons. But they thought of each other all the time, and they lived for each other…and even if they didn’t say it, it was evident the two were in love.

Love doesn’t have to be mentioned for it to be love!!