October 2015 archive

Oct 30 2015

Giveaway

I’ve been a bit tied up lately, so here is a short post about two things. First of all, I’ve announced on my Facebook page to give away my recent fanart for anyone who’s interested. I’ve combined two of my latest drawings into one, as shown on Relación Peculiar Capítulo 1. If you like your name on it, I’ll …

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Oct 26 2015

Candy and Prince on the Hill (Part 5)

When writing Candy Candy Final Story (CCFS), Mizuki mainly used the epistolary format for the second half of Volume 2 and the epilogue (filled with many letters to and from Candy). Therefore, to better understand the story, we need to rely on our knowledge of the manga version unless it’s clearly written otherwise in CCFS. Together …

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Oct 25 2015

Relación Peculiar Capítulo 1

Disclaimer: Candy Candy y todos sus personajes pertenecen a Kyoko Mizuki, las imágenes a Yumiko Igarashi y el ánime a Toei Animation. Introducción: No he escrito ninguna historia desde que terminé el año pasado “El amor nunca falla”, pero quedé tan inspirada después de leer uno de los capítulos de “Memorias de la Señora Andrew”, …

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Oct 20 2015

Candy and Prince on the Hill (Part 4)

I was going to discuss another parallel between Daddy-Long-Legs and Candy Candy, but Reeka’s comment reminded me of something I had longed to bring up. It fits well into this series too, so here I go. 🙂 The following page is taken from the last volume of the Japanese manga version, which happened when Candy was seemingly …

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Oct 16 2015

Candy and Prince on the Hill (Part 3)

Thank you for the feedback to the previous posts in this series so far, and some of you asked me to talk about the age gap between Albert and Candy. Before Candy Candy Final Story (CCFS), for decades the fans had believed Albert was around Anthony’s age when he appeared as a Scottish teenager to little Candy …

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Oct 11 2015

El Amor Nunca Falla Capítulo 8: Amigos (Parte 1)

Disclaimer: Candy Candy y todos los personajes pertenecen a Kyoko Mizuki, las imágenes a Yumiko Igarashi y el anime a Toei Animation. Nota: Este capítulo está ligeramente basado en la versión del manga y en una de las cartas que Albert le envía a Candy en la Historia Final de Candy Candy. ¡Muchas gracias por …

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Oct 08 2015

Candy and Prince on the Hill (Part 2)

I truly appreciate the ongoing support from the administrator of the Facebook page, William Albert Andrew (el príncipe de la colina). She has continuously provided various resources and her insights to inspire me to keep my blog alive. For example, almost right after I published my previous post, Candy and Prince on the Hill, she …

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Oct 05 2015

Another drawing as my gift

It’s my honor to announce that my dear friend, QuevivaCandy, is translating my latest fanfic, Peculiar Relationship into Spanish. ❤❤❤ Some of you know that after drawing a scene from this short story, Candy by the wishing fountain, as a token of my appreciation to some of my friends, I was already planning to draw Albert …

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Oct 03 2015

Candy and Prince on the Hill

It’s a known fact that Mizuki, the author of Candy Candy, was inspired by Daddy-Long-Legs, an epistolary novel published in 1912 by Jean Webster. If you haven’t yet read this book, you might want to skip this post. However, if you don’t mind reading spoilers, then please read on. 😉 Daddy-Long-Legs mainly consists of letters …

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