An unbroken string of obsessions–the GNC abridged version.
Born in Taiwan. Watched countless Xiao Ding Dang (better known as Doraemon) episodes.
Moved to South Carolina at 5 years old. Watched Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro–the unsubbed, undubbed, original Japanese version–at age 6 and thought, “what are they saying?” over and over again. Discovered the beauty of anime (okay, Sailor Moon) in 2nd grade. Anime obsession peaked in 5th grade with Digimon.
Moved to Virginia Beach, VA in 8th grade. Began to truly appreciate Japanese Pop in 10th grade. Started viewing Japanese Dramas during the summer between 10th and 11th grade. Drama fever settled in after viewing the still popular Hana Yori Dango two-part drama with a film finale–though at the time, only part one was released. Drama fever led to Arashi fever and the rest, as they say, is history