Subtly Subjective #03 – Utawarerumono Mask of Deception/Mask of Truth

In this post Subtle talks about their experience with an obscure visual novel duology and related thoughts about otaku culture and masking. (Featured image description: Image contains a masked white male looking into a mirror. The mirror is being held by two women with shoulder length hair. The woman on the left is white, the other a POC. Text on the bottom right says "UTAWARERUMONO MASK OF TRUTH (C) 2017 (C) AQUAPLUS (C) ATLUS (S) SEGA. All rights reserved.")

Noise Cancelling Liberation

In this post, Subtle discusses a trial run they did of their new noise-cancelling headphones at the recent People's Vote March. (Image is of two old women holding yellow signs saying "Europe Innit! Defend Free Movement". The woman on the left is standing in front of a red phone box.)

A World of Possibilities

In this post, Subtle discusses their dilemma they have planning their life after they graduate. (Featured image description: Image contains a view of Planet Earth from outer space. Most of Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East can be seen during the day. The rest is in darkness.)

Finding a Social Balance

In this post, Subtle talks about finding a social balance as well as something they've learnt about how other people perceive someone's interest in socialising. (Featured image description: Five people are sitting round a desk in a classroom talking. There are notebooks and pens on the table.)

Subtly Subjective #02 – Super Mario Galaxy

In this second entry of Subtly Subjective, Subtle discusses their time with Super Mario Galaxy on the Wii. (Featured image description: Two white men wearing blue overalls. The man in front is wearing a red hat and is holding a star. The man behind is wearing a green hat and is doing an arm punch. Background is mostly blue.)

Subtle’s Tomodachi Quest

In this post, Subtle talks a bit about their experiences trying to befriend Japanese people while studying abroad in Japan. A "Tomodachi Quest" if you will. (Featured image description: Image contains an old white Japanese castle behind a sakura tree as well as five people on the right looking at books and technology screens.

The Meaning of Family

In this post, Subtle talks about what they believe defines family. (Featured image description: A family of four are jumping up off the grass while facing the sun. Bright sunlight shines down on them. The shadows of them, and a tree is towards the bottom of the image.)