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Author has written 16 stories for Hetalia - Axis Powers.
I'm haraguro-tan / 腹黒酱, a and I absolutely adore Russia x China from APH. Even more than APH itself XD. I've never liked Yaoi in the past and scoffed at slash pairings. I cringe at reading them, let alone writing them. Rochu is my first BL pair that prompted me to write Yaoi. I guess there must be something magical about them. I hope the obsession lasts because they're such a cute couple and I derive a lot of joy reading and writing about them.
Haraguro is a Japanese term used in anime to describe someone who looks nice and kind on the surface but is actually the opposite inside (aka Ivan Braginski). Well that's not me, but my fics are all pro-!seme!yandereIvan getting his way with uber !uke!tsundereYao, so after much thought and several pen name changes, I decided to stick to this one.
I post all my fanfics and other Rochu fanworks like micro fics and BJD cosplay to Rabu Rabu Rochu. It is always the first website I update when I have new chapters or fanfics.
Kawaii Aru is my doujinshi collective, consisting of reviews for APH doujinshi, mostly Rochu of course. I have also posted articles on how and where to buy doujinshi. In addition, I am running a doujinshi shopping service here.
I am currently in the midst of publishing an R18 Rochu doujinshi "Our Secret History". It will contain a collection of my short Rochu fanfics, some old and some new, and Rochu illustrations from several talented artists. Pre-order is open now. Please visit the official webpage for more information. It is also listed on Bangumi.
About my writing style:
I love dialogue. Lots and lots of dialogue. I guess it's because I'm not really good at describing emotions and situations, so dialogue is the best way for me to keep story on the move. I usually like to write humorous fiction. I've been attempting other genres like serious ones and smut, but in the end, some crack always creeps in. Oh well, just as long as you derive laughter from it, I'm glad.
I take pride in carefully thought out plots. I won't write a story before knowing it's ending because I feel that only by knowing how you want to write a story can you prevent loopholes and unnecessary deviations.
Since I've been writing Rochu, this is my characterization of Ivan Braginski and Wang Yao.
I usually portray Yao as an easy-going, friendly, kind-hearted and brotherly character with a love for cute things and people. He's generally tolerant, but don't upset him or he'll make you bedridden for a week with his Chinese wok, whether he knows kung fu or not. The exception is of course, Ivan, who is much too big-boned and thick-skinned for his verbal and physical assaults to reap any effects. He's also quite conservative and a prude and dislikes public display of affection.
Ivan has a bit of a split personality in my writings XD Well, that's a typical aspect of a yandere character, isn't it? XD He can be all sweet, thoughtful and adorable in one instance, and demanding and mean (although he doesn't realize it) in another. But all my fics typically agree that a) When Ivan is nice, he is only nice to Yao (although Yao may beg to differ); b) When Ivan is being horrible, it's usually unintentional; c) Ivan is not a psychopath, he just uses rather uh... unconventional ways to express his desires; d) Ivan is intelligent and cunning, even if he acts like a kid.
I like lots and lots of background noise in my stories, namely because APH has so many lovable and cute characters that I'd still love to have them in my stories.
My Thoughts on Reviews:
Reviews are very important to me. I am very keen to know what people think of my stories because I genuinely want to improve and cater to the tastes of the fandom. I appreciate favs and alerts, but reviews are really the greatest form of encouragement. I feel happiest when people take the time to point out to me which were their favourite parts that made their day. This really makes my day and encourages me to write faster.
Just because I ask for reviews doesn't mean I fish for compliments. I appreciate compliments and I am always grateful to the readers who made the effort to give me words of encouragement. But I understand that my writing is not perfect and I do welcome constructive reviews and suggestions. I can't do much about my writing style unfortunately, and I won't alter my already carefully planned plot just because it doesn't have a scene or character that you'd like to see, but if you spot a loophole, continuity error, mistakes in my English or just stuff that aren't right, don't hesitate to let me know and I'll correct them as best as I can.
At the end of every single chapter I write, I will leave a reminder to appeal to readers to leave reviews. Some people think it makes me look stupid and desperate. Well, I can't stop you from thinking like that, but if you don't understand the value of reviews to me, I'd be grateful if you don't make groundless judgments on me.
Remember, compliments encourage a writer to write more and produce faster updates, while constructive reviews help a writer improve! So if you enjoyed the chapter, please review instead of quietly faving! To be honest, I adore reviews, I thrive by them. I take pride in knowing that I've made a reader happy, inspired someone or strengthened someone's love for Rochu. If a chapter has few reviews, I do get discouraged and think that I've done such a bad job that nobody cares to point out the issues. So do a good deed today and leave a review~ Thank you for your precious time!
Thank you very much for reading and reviewing my fics!