Posted By Spiderkiss @DB, as always with her beautiful and amazing posts:Ok, I was waiting to see if anyone remembered this reference too, but I can’t help myself anymore. Does anyone remember when Kubo was still quite unguarded about fandom and kept favoriting IchiRuki tweets he liked?
“She drew me in… was merciful…guided me with her light…she did all of this without even trying… I was simply… happy to be in her orbit.”
"Maestro! It’s a fine day at Columbia. I remember that Rukia gave Ichigo’s life/existence a sun. I think there’s a need for Zangetsu to really thank Rukia. She dried up the rain. A bright sun she is!”
LOL. Ok. Kind of obvious Kubo agrees with the idea that Rukia’s existence is a sun for Ichigo, since he himself said (without no one asking) that she was like light for Ichigo and gave Rukia the beautiful symbolism of ‘The moon’ to complete Ichigo’ ‘The sun’ symbolism ("They (the poems) could be about a character’s image, or what they’re thinking about”). Also, this has not been the first time a character in Bleach describes romantic love as light. Remember the feeling Rukia got when she was around Kaien? Like the sunlight.
And quoting an old post by myself (because I always repeat myself, but I just do it because Kubo keeps bringing up the same points and symbolisms again and again):
So being someone’s else light/sun/moon in literature, manga and the like usually has certain romantic connotations. But I think that the important part here however, is that Sensei didn’t tell that her name (Rukia/Lucía/Luz) suits her because she has a bright personality (which is something that would probably be more suited to Orihime’s character), but because of the effect she has over Ichigo specifically. ’…which makes the name really suit her, because she’s like a ray of light to Ichigo.’. She’s also referred as "The moon that eclipses the night." to complement Ichigo’s poem. So, while Rukia can be Byakuya’s pride, Renji’s unreachable star, Kaien’s place to leave his heart, Utikate’s lieutenant, etc In Ichigo’s eyes, Rukia is that white ray of moonlight that illuminates his darkest hours.
And a few more Kubo’s favorites of Rukia being Ichigo’s ‘moon’ ‘light’ and how beautiful the poems were to squee XD:
Kubo: […] I was told they’d like some [poetry] in the Character Book and Anime Book just recently, so I’m struggling to come up with something good.
Kubo definitively likes whenever fans appreciate the poems he put his heart on writing or the symbolism he specifically struggles to come up with (for Ichigo and Rukia in this case). And I find it highly disrespectful when some fans not only don’t like/appreciate Kubo’s poems/symbolism, but degrade and dismiss them ('That's not canon!' 'Is this even a poem?') when the poems say things about the characters they prefer to be in the dark about.
Don’t worry, sensei. Thank you. They were beautiful poems. The mayor part of fandom appreciates them deeply.
Anyway, I don’t understand the aversion/denial some fans have towards certain poems, because whatever the poems say is always first conveyed through the manga. I’ve never felt surprised (in the sense of ‘where does this poem comes from?’) when a poem by Kubo came out because the message was ALWAYS already there in the manga for any reader to see. And if you don’t agree with this is simply because you are reading the manga WRONG. There. Now. I said it.
In regards to IchiHime… I always laughed at ‘The white sun’=Orihime theory, because… well, let’s face it: it’s completely absurd. Because blatantly ignoring the canon parts they don’t want to see and taking dialogs that have nothing to do with Ichigo’s perception/thoughts out of context so that this strategy somehow gives some credit to their ship is outright denial. And if you ask me, I find it kind of ironic how they are getting their hopes up when Ichiuki gets yet another parallel still.
Also, I found cute in the same way that Ishhin’s world was described as ‘orbiting’ around Masaki. Kubo also wrote in chapter 00 since the start of the manga Ichigo has been 'the sand' and Rukia is 'the rotator' (the reason the sand moves). This also relates to Ichigo’s problem to keep up with the speed of a world without Rukia in it and the stopped time that reactivates when Ichigo and Rukia reunite again. Like Rukia’s presence could control Ichigo’s world changing, the speed it was moving at or even stop and un-freeze time itself for Ichigo."That’s right, nothing else can change my world."
"I wonder if I can keep up with the speed of the world that has not you in it."
"When the two that share destiny part and reunite, beyond the frame of time, the ceased clock will awake and start to tick once again."
Man, I sure wish I had a download code for the demo of
So sweet 😍. C’mon we all do this every morning 😂
If someone know the artist, please tan him/her
Compiling all the concept art I could find since knowing me, I’m going to want to draw them at some point.
My hype for Gunvolt was already at max, and seeing the bosses for this game is just steadily raising my hype to worrying levels.
Supposedly they’re all based on the seven sins
so no prizes for guessing which one beamdick is
Mighty Gunvolt releasing for free in the U.S. ⊟
Inti Creates just announced that it’s releasing Mighty Gunvolt — the 8-bit-style crossover for Mighty No. 9, Gunvolt, and, um, Gal*Gun — will release to the 3DS eShop in the States. The 5-stage game will be available as a free download to anyone who purchases Gunvolt before November 28.
Don’t forget, Gunvolt releases to the U.S. eShop on August 29 for $15.BUY Nintendo 2DS & 3DS/XL, upcoming games