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Funniest. Video. Ever https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yO50SLKExzw I don't hate her or bully her, I mainly keep up to date via Kiwi's thread on her, and I do sincerely hope she gets better. But this video ^ is SO FUNNY, I only feel a little bad for laughing.
It's kind of funny when Joey talks about how much he hates being demonetized. Youtube has very clear rules on demonetization of videos that have high amounts of profanity, sexual content, and content some(or many) people would find offensive. How many times does he curse in his videos? In the Bunny Girl video he started cursing at 00:21. I watched one where he cursed 30 times. 30. And how many videos does he make where the only thing he does is talk about anime boobs, his hentai figurines, hentai anime pillows, etc? Now I think he just likes riding YT's butt on it and boo-hooing to fans because he wants more people to donate to his Twitch (bit wars) and Pateron. If he did a video where he did not curse, and the video was not full of sexual themes, he would probably not get demonetized at all. But then he could not keep pretending to be a victim. I sincerely hope Aki did not hurt herself during the photo shoot as well. Though honestly, I find her to be very boring now compared to early in the year. Also, early Happy Halloween to everyone
And that's why Rachel & Jun are bea to me. Take note Joey & Aki, they are only a few years older and have their shit together so much more, constantly put out interesting content, (cough*live together*cough)and act like mature adults. Why in the world would anyone want to see a man who is try-hard Jap and his try hard hentai girlfriend talk about things that happened either months or years ago and are no longer relevant in what primarily consists of the Anime community, when viewers could see videos like this one below of a couple who ACTUALLY put out content that is so much more researched and fun?- (Jun is amazing, love his cooking vids (and 0:21-0:51? SO CUTEEXD) Don't know about any of you, but when I want to see some of Japans more relaxing 'country' side, his vids are a must on binge watching Youtube video nights) You can tell Rachel and Jun actually love and care for each other. No forced pretending to appeal to what seems to be either a young 12-15 year old demographic or adults who think hentai is life, and not nearly as much awkwardness in videos. I hope one day Aki and Joey will grow pass wanting to be 'famous' the way they do now and the methods they are taking to achieve said 'famous' status, because it's sad. They seem to be forcing their relationship and personalities just to get somewhere in life. But both have an education and resources that could provide them with a happier life that DOES'NT involve Aki appealing to her "adult fans" by showing off her boobs/body being photo-shopped to heck and back, and Joey seeming to become more stand-offish/shallow/egotistical/homophobic while constantly complaining about YT, something that is by all rights a privilege and NOT a right stable source of income, more and more as the years go on. The day YT runs out of memory and/or money, I wonder what they will do for a living then? Most famous YTers that I know of have side jobs or merch that brings in a steady stream of money but them?
Joey could of just said "Western culture awards anime movies over anime series and it upsets or annoys a lot of people in the Japanese anime community" or "This tweet a Japanese person wrote (the tweet is kind of a$$-holish to me) about what is global vs expected in the (US) west is wrong, and here is why I agree and disagree with them". Instead so much zooming up on his face, so much anime scenes inserted into the video to make him look better and more "knowledgeable", so little take away from the overall video, it's just too much
Call me old fashioned. I think people can watch videos without the zoom ins. And for the record your 'motherland' is not Japan. Your 'motherland' is AUSTRALIA. What happened in his life while living in Australia that causes him to pretty much denounce his Australian heritage? He never talks about living there, he never says he misses the events/festivals/concerts/people/weather/etc.,while he was there. Am I the only one who thinks he should be proud and talk more about how living in Australia was good/bad and what you can experience as a traveler while your there vs the same recycled "Japanz so great guyz" content?? I think a lot of his fans like him because of his AUSTRALIAN background too. Joey-
Get over your complex with Japan already-.- It's starting to get embarrassing.
You know the best thing everyone can do is not vote, right? Joey needzz the attention, if you don't give him any I think that would get to him a lot more than submitting your favorite manga entries, which is what he excepts from us here.. (I'm not voting btw) whether the entries are yaoi, SAO, etc.. (And I'm calling it now, when people start crapping on My Hero Academia in a few months he's going to say it's crap too.)
^Funny coming from such a con artist himself. ^The heck I thought Joey was Aussie and Japanese only?? He's American now too? And besides that Joey stop talking about issues with every other place in the world but Australia and your fav, Nippon!
New blog post and I agree with ^ https://yanderedev.wordpress.com/2018/07/02/anime-expo-announcements-and-a-new-build/ He's going to a Anime Expo. Cause he reallly needed to buy more anime figurines and try to sell his crappy merch-.-
The art looks great and all, but does not look at all like Aki. Sorry, but being 100% honest, that artist made her way skinnier than Aki is IRL. Aki is chubby, so why draw her so much skinnier like so many other people do? (Also, not a fan of that art style.) ROTFL at mister third wheel in the photo
Last year (and I think towards the end of 2016) Alex did this thing where if someone gave him $100, he would show his face and Mulberry would draw him pissed with boobs. Towards the middle/end of last year because people in the chat really found it funny but did not have $100's to spend, he changed it to if a certain amount of 'pats' or something typed in the chat that would result in Mulberry 'drawing' (which is really just her tracing a character, cutting off the characters face, and putting her version of Alex's face on that characters body) him in a certain characters outfit. As for why he let's her do this and encourages her, I think half the reason is because this is like a inside joke for them. The other half is probably him projecting his sexuality. Either way it's weird as heck. From looking at the Kiwi thread I see he is still constantly on discord besides streaming everyday. I have no idea why someone has not mentioned with the amount of time he spends trying to micromanage the Discord he could have spent that time on the game, learning how to code better, or something.
^Another literal song video I don't get the point of. It's like Aki is trying to do a parody like how people make Yugioh/Pokemon episode parodies but it falls flat (at least to me). http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Trivia/SweetHome I had to look it up when you said that, because for the life of me I have no idea why Joey, mister Japanese™ man would not include the history behind the game turned web comic. From what I see here-
and this Wikipedia page-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Home_(video_game) he could have easily made his video over 20 minutes BS'ing through how great the game/movie are(cause we all know he probably never played the game or watched the movie). For being a guy that loves to mention things exclusive for Japan only, it's strange he didn't mention Sweet Homes history, or how he's happy it's only available in Japan like he does so many other things.
-Hair looks clean for once and isn't DIY dyed -He shaved Either he read this thread or it's date night. Because I have some free time and I don't trust anything he says- -Video starts with him talking about an app (also has a website- https://www.webtoons.com/en/thriller/sweethome/list?title_no=1285&page=1) called WebToon (sponsored? I don't see what he's getting out of it), makes sure he mentions how its free to "his Otaku brethren". You can read any type of comic on it for free, Manga, Manhwa, etc. -Two minute mark he talks about a webtoon on the app called 'Sweet Home' that is about a guy living with his parents(?) who goes from living like a shut in to having to deal with a zombie apocalypse happening that he has to survive and how the guy also helps save his neighbors. (The comic would interest me if it did not sound and look like the movie ZombieLand in manga/web comic form mixed with Princess Mononoke art(that movie specifically from Studio Ghibli.)) -4:20-4:30-"If you all would be so kind as to allow me to be that hyper critical Manga snob for just 'zooms in on his face' one second" -Describes why he likes scrolling down to read web comics, but on Sweet Home in particular. Also talks about the novelty of turning pages in a book makes jump scares scarier/more interesting to read for 1-2 minutes. - 7:28-Shades the author and his storytelling. Nit picking time! Sweet Home is a Thriller not horror-
He roundabout says it's not overly unique or interesting and while true, he makes it seem like he found a low interest or unpopular comic to talk about. However, Sweet Home is number nine -
under the 'Popular' page. Which means, even though in the video he talks about how their are Hundreds of comics you can read, he only stuck with one that was popular. As usual. (I think Refund High School- https://www.webtoons.com/en/fantasy/refundhighschool/list?title_no=1360 would have been more interesting but edge is FTW) He also makes sure to use Aki's 1000 watt bulbs in what I am assuming is his way of trying to look more attractive/highlight the personal grooming he finally did.
To elaborate more on Mulberry If they're is any woman who Alex might have a potential romantic relationship with, it's Mulberry. (I'm saying this because I know some might be wondering if Alex has a girlfriend. Mulberry is the only one who is prevalent after all these years around him.) She LOVES to make the art Alex uses in his YT videos, rivals, and art for his website for free. I think she doesn't mind making things for free because she gets exposure over money.
^for anyone who did not see it. He's always been that guy that wanted to be popular. It's amazing how he has what he wanted now since he was high school age or even eariler, and hardly pays any attention to his viewers on Twitch. Comparing how he interacts with fans and his 'friends'(Kiwisawa, Mulberry, etc) to GTLive, Markiplier, Jacksepticeye, even lesser known gaming YT's like Gloom, there's no engagement with the audience. I would be bored and go to watch someone else if I watched him. If all he wants to do is play video games without 'drama' he should stop streaming or make a new a Twitch account. I'm honestly surprised he has not made a new Twitch channel, invite only his 'friends', and stream himself playing on his new 'private' Twitch channel. He obviously does not care about any fans, so why not just seclude himself like above? (For the Twitch video)-Alex would say a fan writing suicidal messages is just drama, because he himself used to say similar things when he wanted attention from Gai Online, 4chan, etc. The difference is he was never someone who cared or would follow through. He doesn't want to think through/about his fans mental state, how they live they're life and what might be happening that could cause someone to consider or commit suicide. If the fan in the video above is reading this thread, Whatever you are going through in life, you CAN overcome it. You deserve to live, and whatever is making you feel that way remember time will always move on and with it, whatever hardship you might be going through. Try to change what your doing, or your way of thinking about a situation. If you need to talk to someone and you live here in America, call or go on this website for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-8255And don't share your feelings with someone as awful as Alex! He can't help you, he can't even help or better himself. If you don't want to talk to someone from the NSPL, then go on a website like this supportive subbreddit post- https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/8pks1u/suicide_prevention_megathread/ The world would not be better off without you. It's better because your alive. Someone who would defend Alex, even though he is is sitting in a luxurious house, having an 4k income without putting in any effort, who treats volunteers like crap when they are no longer useful. Someone who is naive and yet genuinely wants to believe him on finishing his game, You deserve to be alive. Anyone else who feels suicidal, this post is for any of you as well. (Hope I'm not too cheesy or anything for you guys/gals -.-u.But this is how I feel and when you don't see/hear someone tell you "You deserve to be alive", it's easy to stay in that type of mindset and have your thoughts spiral in the wrong direction.)