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#AtoZBlogChallenge: Umbrella Carrying Characters

#AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Umbrella Carrying Characters

Umbrellas are not an everyday accessory for most people. However, several characters can be seen carrying umbrellas regularly for one reason or another. Below are 10 characters who include an umbrella as a regular accessory:

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Mycroft Holmes (as seen in BBC series Sherlock)

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Mary Poppins

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Totoro

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The Doctor (7th)

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Perona

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Mr Tumnus the Faun

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Hagrid

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Kagura

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John Steed

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The Penguin

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Romantic couples in other fandoms

Yesterday, I posted my 10 favorite romantic couples from Anime. Today, I am listing my 10 favorite couples from a wide variety of other fandoms.

1) Han & Leia from the original Star Wars trilogy

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2) Westley & Buttercup from The Princess Bride

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3) Rick & Kate from the hit ABC TV series, Castle

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4) Darcy & Elizabeth from Pride & Prejudice

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5) Cecil & Rosa from the RPG game Final Fantasy IV

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6) Lee & Amanda from the 80’s TV show, Scarecrow & Mrs King

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7) Andrew & Sydney from the movie, The American President

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8) Roger & Eve from the classic Hitchcock Thriller, North By Northwest

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9) Izark & Noriko from manga From Far Away

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10) Richard & Bunny from the classic romantic comedy Desk Set

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Anime Love: My 10 Favorite Romantic Couples

Since Valentine’s Day is only a couple of days away, I decided to share my 10 favorite romantic couples from Anime.

1) Kenshin & Karou from Rurouni Kenshin

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2) Inuyasha & Kagome from Inuyasha

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3) Rick & Lisa from Robotech: The Macross Saga

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4) Darien & Serena from Sailor Moon

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5) Sousuke & Kaname from Full Metal Panic!

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6) William & Emma from Emma: A Victorian Romance

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7) Kira & Lacus from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED

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8) Kyo & Tohru from Fruits Basket

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9) Tamaki & Haruhi Ouran High School Host Club

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10) Syaoran & Sakura from Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle

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10 favorite fandom couples

Topic: 10 favorite fandom couples

I am a sucker for a good romantic story. Lucky for me, many of my favorite fandoms include a romantic story either as a major or minor part of the plot. Therefore, today I decided to share with you 10 of my favorite couples from some of these fandoms…

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Sailor Moon & Tuxedo Mask from Sailor Moon
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Rick Hunter & Lisa Hayes from Robotech

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Belle & The Beast from Disney’s Beauty & The Beast

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Westley & Buttercup from The Princess Bride

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Lee Stetson & Amanda King from Scarecrow & Mrs King

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Cordelia & Aral Vorkosigan From The Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Kenshin & Kaoru from Rurouni Kenshin

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Ren & Kyoko from Skip Beat

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Elizabeth & Darcy from Pride and Prejudice

And finally…

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Princess Leia & Han Solo from Star Wars

Geekdown: Top Ten Samurai

My favorite samurai, Kenshin, is #2 on this list, but will always be #1 to me!

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I dig samurai.  You dig Samurai.  We dig samurai. Chicks dig samurai.  (Or is that Giant Robots?)  Anywho who doesn’t dig samurai?  Lone warrior, loyal to their masters, fighting stuff and killing people.  Done in one, son.  But who is the best samurai?  Now normally that would involve a battle to the death between all these warrior but that would be messy and bloody……and violent…..and…..and…….and…..actually that sounds kind of kick ass!!!  TO THE THUNDERDOME!!!!!

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#AtoZChallenge Princesses in Anime & Manga

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A-Z Blog Challenge Topic: Princesses in Anime & Manga

There are all kinds of lists for the animated Disney princesses. However, I was curious if there were any list of princesses that appear in either anime or manga. Unfortunately, I did not find any list that covers this topic. Therefore, based on those anime or manga series that I am familiar with, I decided to create my own list. Below is a list of 10 princesses who appear in anime or manga, in alphabetical order…

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Princess Aeyka
From: Tenchi Muyô! anime series.

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Princess AI
From: Princess AI manga series.

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Princess Amelia Wil Tesla Saillune
From: The Slayers anime series distributed by Funimation.

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Princess Leia
From: 1998 Manga version of the Star Wars Original Trilogy movies distributed by Dark Horse Comics

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Princess Mononoke
From: Princess Mononoke anime movie by director Hayao Miyazaki

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Princess Sakura
From: Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle manga and anime series.

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Princess Sapphire
From: Princess Knight Shōjo manga and anime by the godfather of Japanese anime and manga, Osamu Tezuka

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Princess Serenity
From: Sailor Moon manga and anime series.

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Princess Valkyrie
From: UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie anime and manga series.

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Princess Vivi
From: One Piece manga and anime series.

#AtoZChallenge Movies That I Love

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A-Z Blog Challenge Topic: Movies That I Love

Today, I thought I would share with you the movies that I love and can re-watch over and over again. In order to narrow down my list to just 10 movies, I am not including any that are part of larger franchises, such as Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings/Hobbit, Hunger Games, etc. Therefore, here is my list of 10 movies that I love and can re-watch at any time (in order that they were released):

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

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Pride and Prejudice (1940)

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Casablanca (1942)

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The Big Sleep (1946)

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North by Northwest (1959)

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Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

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Beauty and The Beast (1991)

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The American President (1995)

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Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

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Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

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