Friendship is SCIENCE!

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Animation student soon to be unleashed upon the world.
Random Desert, US · Evil Animator · http://www.woodwardanimation.com

As Animagic4U posted, she, Cryx, and I all brought our girls to the local Japanese Friendship Garden, which I'll admit I hadn't realized we even had until Animagic sent out the doll meet invites.

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We were immediately greeted by the sight of vicious fish swarming their landbound prey.

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Agatha and Rei revel in the fact that they are not the fish's victims--Agatha because this way she gets to observe their behavior, Rei purely because it's not her getting eaten.

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Here we observe Cryx performing the ritualistic scalp replacement on his Sasara. This is a common practice between dolls and their owners.

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The group poses in front of the pond after the fish carnage and the scalp swapping. Agatha and Rei have elected to use a buddy system to avoid becoming future reverse sushi.

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I used to write off the Sasara mold as being kind of passive, but here she's positively seething! I think she didn't like being caught bald on camera.

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Animagic bestows some photographic attention on her bite-size daughter, Sayuri.

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Buddy system: Effective!

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We then wandered away from the pond and hung out on a little bench.

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We were however beckoned back by the sound of running water, and the calls of ducks in the midst of schadenfreude. Don't believe me? They were laughing at us. Really.

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Only one hint that this garden is smack dab in the middle of the city.

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Rei takes a moment to meditate in the sun.

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Agatha: "Hey look, it's the fish!"

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Fish: "FEED ME! Blurble burble.

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This is what happens when you cross a koi with a coelocanth.

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. . . and of course, the second her back is turned the fish come swarming. Devious predators!

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Luckily the moment Agatha put her hat back on to shield herself from the sun, they became intimidated by the evil enchantress and scarpered off.

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Sisters Yukino and Sasara also employed the buddy system to good effect.

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The fish didn't stay away forever though. Gawd, just look how huge they are! Dinosaurs.

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Sayuri can't be bothered with safety and climbs to an unsafe height.

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Sasara: "Hey, look, they're oblivious. You think they're gonna get eaten?"
Yukino: "Huh? Oh, yeah, maybe."

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You can never resist a path when you find one.

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Animagic helps Rei prepare for her debut with a new sport. . .

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. . .Bucking Shachi riding!

After this, I happened to wonder aloud how many girls would fit on that fish. Well, Agatha leapt onboard with a call of "FOR SCIENCE!"

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Yukino piled on soon after, I suppose unable to resist a free ride.

. . . Hey, where'd Sasara go?

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Sasara: "HEEEEEEY HEEEEEEELP!"

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Sasara: "You guys, THIS ISN'T FUNNY! LET ME GO!"

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Sasara: "Why do I put up with these people!?"

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. . . Duuh---DUN.

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Agatha: "Rawr!"

Rei: ". . . um. . . . . . . KAY."

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A large mysterious tower looms. . .

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. . . with access forbidden with the cunning use of land mines.

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Yukino

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Sasara

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Sayuri, and Rei.

Thanks so much for inviting me, you guys. It was a blast! Hope we get to do it again.

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Animation student soon to be unleashed upon the world.
Random Desert, US · Evil Animator · http://www.woodwardanimation.com