Now hear this folks! ThunderKid is finally going to get into the homes of more folks! If they happen to read the local Montgomery County MD gazette that is. See, ThunderKid has a little advertisement in this week’s Gazette which is set to go out tomorrow and Thursday to millions of homes in the county. …
Monthly Archive: May 2011
Denki and Flarai’s first big adventure alone in Atmos also introduces some new friends! Meet Ula, a spunky six-year-old farm girl who wants to be a defender, and Cume her much older brother who tries to keep her out of trouble. When Ula meets Denki on a haystack one day and she takes him for …
When last we left, Denki and friends discovered a whole new world called Atmos, a land of weather people called Celians! To top it off, Denki found out that he is a Celian too! A Thunder and Lightning mixed Celian to be precise! Denki is set to go on a trip through Atmos now, but …
<<Last <Next Previous> First>> “Yeee” is officially Natsumi’s catchphrase! More name trivia! Since ThunderKid is about weather and most everyone in it is named for it, these kids are named after seasons since they affect weather too. They’re Japanese of course. The “haru” in Haruka means spring. The “natsu” in Natsumi means summer. The “a” …
<<Last <Next Previous> First>> Ahhh, the first time Haruka is called “Princess.” Takes me back a bit. It won’t be the last time for sure.
<<Last <Next Previous> First>> Here they are! The rest of the kids! You know anything that originally they began as side characters to act as minor best friends to Denki. Much like Naoko, Chiharu, and Rika did to Sakura (Cardcaptor Sakura) or Molly and Melvin to Serena (Sailor Moon). But as this chapter went on, …
<<Last <Next Previous> First>> Hanako and Kiyuu, the kids’ parents are named for plants. “Hana” means flower and “Ki” means tree. And Kiyuu just happened to be at work for this scene.
<<Last <Next Previous> First>> A bit of name trivia. Denki’s name comes from the Japanese word for lightning “den” followed by “ki” which is a common end for Japanese boy names. Arashi is named for the Japanese word for storm and Umi is named for water or the sea. So all their names have something …
<<Last <Next Previous> First>> Honestly. Nearly every shojo manga that I’ve read involves the star being late for something or another. Denki’s chronic lateness is sort of a nod to that trend.
<<Last <Next Previous> First>> Hiname and Kazeta are friends of Denki’s older sister. And she’s late to see them it seems.