Nosaka Akiyuki(野坂昭如) passed away.

   Nosaka Akiyuki(野坂昭如) passed away at the age of 85 on 2015 December 9. I think you know him as an original writer of Hotaru no Haka(火垂るの墓). Almost a decade ago, I translated his message for a live-action version and posted on IMDB. Here is my post about it.

   I pray sincerely for the repose of his soul. (合掌)

Seimei(晴明) from Onmyōji(陰陽師).

   Yesterday, i.e. 2015 December 13, Hanyū Yuzuru(羽生結弦) had his third Grand Prix Final title in a row in Barcelona, Spain.

   For the 2015–16 season, he used a certain music called Seimei for the free skating. The music was took from the film soundtrack of Onmyōji(陰陽師). I don’t love this as free skating music very much. Because I love it as the music of the ending dance of the film, and Hanyū’s skating broke the dance image though his skating was excellent. Continue reading “Seimei(晴明) from Onmyōji(陰陽師).”

About ‘Embed Everything’ of WordPress 4.4.

   WordPress4.4 has new features called ‘Embed Everything‘. Actually it means that WordPress becomes an oEmbed provider, Wow! So we can embed our posts on other WordPress sites now. Of course, this is possible between your own WordPress sites. Only thing you need is drag & drop or paste URL on edit area of the post. Like this. Continue reading “About ‘Embed Everything’ of WordPress 4.4.”

Upgrading from PHP5.6 to PHP7.0.

   Finally, PHP7.0.0 was released. Congrats and thanks, PHP developers!!
   Windows version appeared on windows.php.net around 21:00 UTC of December 3. Therefore, I upgraded from PHP5.6 to PHP7.0 this morning. Around 10:00 JST of December 4. Continue reading “Upgrading from PHP5.6 to PHP7.0.”