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Kokoro Connect now joins the card sets available for the Precious Memories Lackey plugin.

Credit for the translation goes to Liang Shi Yi. Much of the database work for this release was handled by Ivan Lim.

Update Only / Lite ver.

If you’re updating from the KoiChoco release. Update contains only Kokoro Connect cards.

  1. Download the update files here.
  2. Place the .txt files in your “LackeyCCG\plugins\purememo\sets” folder (Overwrite the old .txt files when prompted.)
  3. Place the .jpg files in your “LackeyCCG\plugins\purememo\sets\setimages\general” folder 

Full version

Contains everything released so far.

  1. Download the files here.
  2. (If you have downloaded the plugin before.) Replace your “purememo” plugin folder with the new version above. Make sure to make a copy of any decks you have already made before overwriting the old folder. (Decks are stored in the purememo/decks folder.)
  3. (If this is your first time downloading.) Install Lackey and unpack the plugin into the plugin folder.

Contents

Current plugin contains card images and translations for:

  • Girls und Panzer set
  • Yuru Yuri set (+Promos)
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica set (+SP, +Promos)
  • Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate (+Promos)
  • Kokoro Connect (+Promos)

If you are only interested in the translation/card data, download and unpack the plugin, and look for the .txt files in the “purememo/sets” folder. Drag-and-drop the files into your Microsoft Excel (or equivalent) for easy access.

Girls und Panzer, Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate sets and assorted Promos translated by Cytrus (me).

Puella Magi Madoka Magica and PMMM Special Pack card translations by Marlin-sama at Approach Phase.

Yuru Yuri set card translations based on the work by Bakkin Translations.

Kokoro Connect translated by Liang Shi Yi.

Contact

Comments and corrections are welcome in the comments below or at preciousmemoriesplugin@gmail.com We will gladly accept help with text editing for future sets, so drop a line if you are interested in helping out. You can also request sets you would like to see out first.

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Philosophers of all times have been wondering what decides a person’s character – how much of it is inborn (what we would now call genetics), how much is decided by upbringing, surrounding circumstances and such. On a smaller scale, anime fans often wonder how a person’s so-called "taste", their personal preferences regarding what they watch, come to be. Personally, I have always thought the more long-term factors were the key here. After all, a mecha fan doesn’t become a moe enthusiast overnight, and while getting somebody to acknowledge the quality of a series from a genre they dislike is often possible, getting them to actually ‘like’ that series is a tall order. This made me think that if somebody’s tastes can change, it has to happen over a longer period of time.

But apparently, I’ve been underestimating how short term circumstances affect what we want to watch. After recently switching from a full vacation lifestyle to an eleven-hour workday, I find myself prioritizing action series (Sword Art Online, Kyoukai Senjou no Horizon) over more artsy or thought inspiring content (Jinrui Suitai, Hyouka, Kokoro Connect). It’s not that my opinion about the series’ relative quality changed that much or anything, I just find myself looking forward to silly sword-swinging more than something that demands I use my brain cells. And it seems I’m not alone in this.

All this makes me think that the main factor behind ‘good entertainment’ is how it fulfills certain needs, rather than any more objective quality. What’s more, anime as a medium can be used to fulfill many different needs because of its varied content, and the priority of those needs can change in the blink of an eye. Almost any series can become a personal favorite if you watch it at ‘just the right moment’, when the message and tone of the show happen to coincide with specific moods and events in our life. Some of those special circumstances can last a day, until you sleep your problem off. Others affect our tastes for much longer periods.

When discussing objectivity, most people mention how no two people can ever see the same thing in exactly the same way. But now I wonder if even the same person can experience something the same way on two different days.           

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