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My name is Aino.

When I was about 10 years old, my big brother told me one day I'd regret spending all my pocket money on Pokémon instead of saving them for something cooler. 12 years later he's realised how wrong he was and is happy to get me Pokémon-themed Christmas presents. I love pretty much everything Pokémon; anime, games (both ingame and competitive), manga, TCG...

I study advertising and love arts-y stuff, meaning I spend most of my free time drawing. Not so long ago I started drawing my first ever comic, a Pokémon web comic, called Substitute (Substitute - The Moonlight Adventure, part III). Please have a look, if you're interested. Otherwise I'm not so big on comics as one would think; I'm actually super fussy and the only comics I pretty much like are Pokémon Adventure, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Saga and old Moomin comics.

I adore Studio Ghibli's work and currently I'm dreaming of spending a year or so in Japan in the near future. At the moment I live in the UK.

Pokémon, Studio Ghibli, animations, art, coffee
Nov 15, 1992 (Age: 27)
Favorite Generation
Generation VI (3DS)
Favorite Region
Unova / Isshu
Favorite Gym Badge
Azalea Town Hive Badge
Favorite Pokémon Type
Nintendo 2DS/3DS Friend Code
Pokémon Pirate



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