Monthly Archives: January 2012
Zachary Alexander Rice excited to hear that Lance Henriksen is to receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Congratulations to Zachary Alexander Rice’s acting idol: Lance Henriksen! He is to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at The Derby City Film Festival
“I’m so happy to hear that they are recognizing Mr.Henriksen for his amazing body of work. He is a brilliant actor and an inspiration to me. Every project that he has done; He brings his best performance. Even if the movie doesn’t turn out to be fantastic–you can be sure that HIS performance is superb and makes the movie worth watching!”, says Zachary Alexander Rice
Chibi (ちび or チビ?) is a Japanese slang word meaning “short person” or “small child”. The word has gained currency amongst fans ofmanga and anime. Its meaning is of someone or some animal that is small. It can be translated as “little”, but is not used the same way as chiisana [小さな] (tiny, small, little in Japanese) but rather cute. A prototypical example of the former usage in the original Japanese which brought the term to the attention of Western fans is Chibiusa, a pet name for the diminutive daughter of Sailor Moon formed fromChibi Usagi (“Little Rabbit”).
In English-speaking anime and manga fandom (otaku), the term chibi has mostly been conflated with the ‘super deformed‘ style of drawing characters with oversized heads or it can be used to describe child versions of characters.
Chibi style is usually used in depicting scenes which are cute and/or humorous, and it is extremely rare for it to be used for an entire anime series. It is quite popular in manga, however.