Browsing Archive: August, 2009

Mt . Maculot

Posted by Wilbert Lamarca on Sunday, August 16, 2009,

Cuenca, Batangas

 

 

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Municipality of Cuenca
Location
Map of Batangas showing the location of Cuenca.
Map of Batangas showing the location of Cuenca.
Government
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
District 3rd District
Barangays 21
Income class 4th class
Mayor Celerino Endaya
ZIP Code 4222
Physical characteristics
Area 58.18 km²
Population

     Total


28,581

Population Census of Cuenca
Census Pop. Rate
1995 22,758...


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Philippine Tarsier

Posted by Wilbert Lamarca on Sunday, August 16, 2009,

Philippine Tarsier

 

 
Philippine Tarsier[1]

Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Tarsiidae
Genus: Tarsius
Species: T. syrichta
Binomial name
Tarsius syrichta
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographic distribution of Philippine Tarsier

The Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta), known locally as the Maumag in Cebuano/Vi...


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Pokémon

Posted by Wilbert Lamarca on Sunday, August 16, 2009,

Pokémon

 

The official logo of Pokémon, the English variant of the original Japanese Poketto Monsutā

Pokémon (ポケモン Pokemon?, English pronunciation: /ˈpoʊkeɪmɒn/[1]; often simplified as "Pokemon"[2]) is a media franchise published by the video game company Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri around 1995. Originally released as a pair of interlinkable Game Boy role-playing video games, Pokémon has since become the second most successful and lucrative video gam...


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Sanrio

Posted by Wilbert Lamarca on Sunday, August 16, 2009,

Sanrio

 

 
Sanrio Co., Ltd.
Founded 1960
Founder(s) Shintaro Tsuji
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Website http://www.sanrio.com
Sanrio products stand at a commercial convention

Sanrio Co., Ltd. (株式会社サンリオ Kabushiki-kaisha Sanrio?) TYO: 8136 is a Japanese company that designs and licenses branded characters. Their products include stationery, school supplies, gifts and accessories. Sanrio's best known character is Hello Kitty, a white ca...


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Miffy

Posted by Wilbert Lamarca on Sunday, August 16, 2009,

Miffy

 

 

Miffy is a small female rabbit in a picture book drawn by Dick Bruna. Her original Dutch name is Nijntje [nɛɪ̯ncǝ] which stems from a toddler's pronunciation of the word "konijntje" meaning "little rabbit".

Contents

History

Miffy was created in 1955 after Bruna had been telling his one-year-old son Sierk stories about a little rabbit they had seen earlier in the dunes, while on holiday at...


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Pikachu

Posted by Wilbert Lamarca on Sunday, August 16, 2009,

Pikachu

 

Pikachu
Image:Sugimoris025.png
National Pokédex
Arbok - Pikachu (#025) - Raichu
Game series Pokémon series
First game Pokémon Red and Blue
Designed by Ken Sugimori
Voiced by Ikue Otani

Pikachu (ピカチュウ Pikachū?) is one of the fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise—a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards, and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. As do all Pokémon, Pikachu figh...


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Cuteness in Japanese

Posted by Wilbert Lamarca on Sunday, August 16, 2009,

Cuteness in Japanese culture

"Kawaii" redirects here. For the manufacturer of musical instruments, see Kawai; for the Hawaiian island, see Kauai.

Since the 1970s, cuteness (in Japanese adjective, kawaii (かわいい?)) has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms.[1] Foreign observers often find this cuteness intriguing, revolting or even childish because the Japanese employ it in a vast ar...


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