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Introduction & How I Became A Collector...
Hello, friend. My name is Hannah. Artist by heart, long time anime fan, part timer, volunteer, Cancerian, and more commonly known, the lovely Cattleya's significant other since 2009 and still going strong. ♥
My whole life I've been fond of originality and the obscure, it feels like everything in my life has pointed me in this direction and it's all so wonderful. My tastes are diverse yet particular and sometimes stray from the norm, but please don't be shy to send a FR! If you ever get a lengthy or late reply from me it's never a bad thing. I can be a real talker at times but please don't let that intimidate you.
I've been collecting figure since mid to late 2009, though always had a knack for collecting something. My first real introduction to the series was Kidrobot's Gorillaz Phase Two figures, in 2006, which I display in their colorful boxes - though in not in any way mint. In April 2017, I achieved one of my long term goals of acquiring the Phase One edition. They are brilliant. My anime first figure, Yamaoto Isoroku, was purchased in 2007 while on vacation in California. My eyes were immediately drawn to her and she couldn't be passed up. Unfortunately, I knew nothing of figure collecting and made some wrong moves such as repairing her foot peg with hot glue and throwing away her box. The following year, again in California, I purchased my second, Tandem Twin Merino. But due to low funds she was sold, there were some negative memories attached to her anyway so it's all good.
In 2009 I became interested in collecting figure, starting with Kotobukiya's Hetalia one coins. Back then US stores and Ebay were my only known source, like for so many newcomers. But it was then I initially came across Cattleya from Queen's Blade and recieved my first figure of her as a gift (close contender being Megahouse Risty). It was love at first sight and from there started my hobby and passion.
Today, I consider myself a dedicated collector and can't see it any other way. I'm slow paced but put a great deal of importance into decision making when it comes to ordering and saving for my future. It's a matter of balance in my case. But anything Cattleya is a must, it's been years in the making but I'm coming close to completion! I also collect Kuroshitsuji Prince Soma & Agni merchandise and cow collectibles on the side. My cow collection is quite humble but my love of cows is not, even cow print (done right) makes me so happy inside.
Though I work part-time, I work a rather heavy schedule along with my volunteer hours, sometimes twelve hour days. Therefore I don't typically reply on a timely basis and some things plain get lost. My inbox needs major cleaning, so please drop me a comment with your message or put a fire under my ass if you need to private message me. Apologies for any inconvenience!
Also, I should add I'm no longer apart of the Hetalia community but respect the series and cherish the collection I do have.
Interests & Entertainment...
Aside from figure collecting and anime, my interests include art and animation of all sorts, animals, nature, kinks and fetishism, psychology, philosophy, world history and cultures, travel, mental illness, demonology, and fashion. My hobbies also include drawing, photography, and doing volunteer work.
I consider myself an artist and love broadening my horizons. Though my whole life I have have been limited to traditional work (sketching), my dream is to own a tablet and do commissions part time. But I do a whole lot more of admiring of others work because I am my own biggest critic. Photography is also enjoyable but my camera frustrates me to no avail so the picture quality isn't the greatest at times...
Anime & Television: South Park & Metalocalypse & Xavier: Renegade Angel (tied for favorite), TTGL, Panty & Stocking, Samurai Champloo, Mononoke, Black Butler, Shin Chan, Fate/Zero, Ouran High School Host Club, Michiko to Hatchin, Sailor Moon, Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid, Cromartie High School, Vermilion Pleasure Night, Hen Zemi, Tokyo Ghoul, Yowamushi Pedal, China IL, Super Milk Chan, Catfish: The TV Show, Face Off, Beavis & Butthead, Drawn Together, My 600-lb Life, Pitbulls & Paroles, Disappeared, Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, My Crazy Obsession, most anything on [adult swim] really.
Movies: Mind Game, Grave of the Fireflies, Monster (2003), Fight Club, Step Brothers, Borat, Martyrs, Insidious, Strangeland, The Holy Mountain, Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem, Disney's Aladdin, Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame, Despicable Me, The Lorax, Rio, Catfish, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, Silent Hill, The Hills Have Eyes (2007), Densha Otoko, Spirited Away, Cat Soup, Dead Leaves, Puss in Boots, Inside Out, Beetlejuice.
Music: Gorillaz, Dethklok, Die Antwoord, System of a Down, Scars on Broadway, Lords of Acid, Rammstein, and 1200 Micrograms are my all time favorites. Hurts to prioritize most of them, but Gorillaz will be my favorite for eternity. Love variety but am pretty damn finicky, won't lie.
Video Games: Prince of Persia, Scarface, Mortal Kombat, Bioshock, Ace Attorney, Persona 3 & 4, Valkyria Chronicles.
Manga & Comics: Hetalia, BL/yaoi titles (Rules, Killing Stalking, Twittering Birds Never Fly, Under Grand Hotel, Cut, Love Full of Scars, etc), doujinshi of all sorts, Black Butler, Welcome to the NHK, Tank Girl, TTGL.
Dream Figures & Goods...
- Cattleya (Queen's Blade) by Orchid Seed
- Cattleya 1/1 or 1/3 Doll by Volks or Azone
- Kirika (Eiken) by Orchid Seed (only in my dreams...)
- Boxer Sonico by Orchid Seed (item #118444)
- Melpha (Queen's Blade) Excellent Model by Megahouse item #394023 Thank you, Hobby Japan!
- Kau (Togainu no Chi) Plush by GIFT
- Amane Nishiki (BlazBlue) by Max Factory
- Grell Sutcliff (Kuroshitsuji) plush by GIFT
- Rana (Queen's Blade) Revoltech by Kaiyodo
- Cute shota figures in general
- Collect every Cattleya figure (22/25)
- Find an artist to do a special (clean) comission of Cattleya
- Become a lifetime subscriber to MFC
- Travel to Japan (and have a drink with Kaneko Hiraku and Hiroki Yasumoto haha someday)
- Learn Japanese (been putting this off for many years)
- Obtain Daiki Kougyou's Aizawa Sanae item #1125
- Obtain my Cattleya grail item #196100
- Collect the series of the Seven Deadly Sins
/ ! \ None of the items in my collection are for sale, unless personally stated / ! \
Please visit my Want to Buy. list that includes a few must haves of mine, (mfc link).
If you're willing to sell anything on the list please contact me!
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