Lisa the Tearable States the Obvious About Me Again

Lisa the Tearable States the Obvious About Me Again

some commentary on Lisa the Tearer by his manager, The Overlord Bear/Jem De Ocampo

Well, in hindsight, it’s obvious, but still, I should’ve been canceled a long time ago, right?


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A Prayer for God’s Word to Challenge and Guide Us Fools’ Word

A Prayer for God’s Word to Challenge and Guide Us Fools’ Word

by Jem De Ocampo


Lord God, You brought light out of the darkness with just words, which we foolish humans would often think are nothing in the face of other actions. You also gave us words to remember as rules, which we foolish humans would often presume to understand and follow and even make as easily and well as You do. And of course, Your Word became flesh and dwelt among us, fulfilling Your holy promises while humbling us fools’ proud declarations.

Again, Lord God, I ask that You guide us by Your Word, which also created us human beings in Your image and likeness. Please keep us foolish humans away from misinterpreting Your silences as well, for there are conditions where silence can speak better than sound, and silence has to work together with sound. We foolish humans’ word is simply a sinful thing, but whenever it truly blesses is ultimately because of You and Your Word working on and through them and us who convey them, so please keep up Your perfect work.

In the name of the Father who orders and creates with the Word, the Son who follows and leads as the Word Incarnate, and the Holy Spirit who guides and challenges as the Advocate of the Word, I pray that us fools’ word be challenged and guided further and further, Amen.

I Shared a Kiss with Calliope Mori – A TOB English Remix

Happy First Anniversary to hololive English, holoMyth, and last but not least, Calliope Mori, the rapping Reaper who was also the very first to debut in holoEN and holoMyth. It’s a late greeting, but considering what I made, well, maybe the world’s lucky that this wasn’t posted on time, hahaha~ X”D

Anyway, I made a remix just for her, and it’s a remix of Mikito-P’s “Boku wa Hatsune Miku to Kiss wo Shita,” which is also known in English as “I Shared a Kiss with Hatsune Miku.” The original’s more wholesome than it sounds, and I’d like to say the same about my remix, but I feel like I’d be overconfident there, to be honest. Still, I wanna get this and more out there and see where all that stuff will go as far as I can.

Now, I’d like to send my thanks to the three people I commissioned to help with this production: Shigeru for the mix and mastering, Denyel for the illustrations, and Lance for the video. Also, I’d like to send you my apologies for any potential weird looks from others thanks to your involvement in my antics.

And yeah, I’m feeling kinda tight-lipped here, and I’d rather have my work speak for me more, so yeah, here’s the mp3, and here’s the lyrics sheet. Again, please credit and link me if you’re gonna use my stuff, and I’d love some honest constructive feedback. God Almighty keep on helping us all, too.

A Prayer for Worthwhile Times

A Prayer for Worthwhile Times

by Jem De Ocampo


Lord God, please keep me away from nostalgia, for my past experiences are mostly made up of suffering, both by others’ hands and my own hands, and I would rather outdo them. Please keep me away from naivete, for my desires for the future are often foolish, often in believing in us foolish humans more than in You, and I do not want to repeat the sins I’ve committed before. And please keep me away from complacency, for the present is a speck of dust that helps form rocks of strongholds and blind all eyes it flies into, and it would only be wholly helpful to us if we would wholly allow it to be so according to Your will.

Along with those, Lord God, please help me appreciate commemoration, for the past makes me who I am, both by others’ hands, both by others’ hands and my own hands, along with the present, and I would love to make more greater things out of it all. Please help me appreciate foresight, for while the future may not be completely certain and comfortable, desires can be wise on top of being able to turn into reality. And please help me appreciate devotion, which can be done well not only through these religious rituals but also through the other parts of our whole ordinary lives, for the instant that is the present is a gift to the future and a treasure from the past, especially if we allow them to be so according to Your will.

With that, please keep on challenging and guiding us, Lord God who created time and bound us fools with it, for tradition is formed and maintained by the test of time, and while we fools can make and uphold bad tradition, foolishness shall fall upon wisdom’s feet eventually, while Your tradition shall stand for eternity. In the name of the Father who teaches the Son following with the Holy Spirit, the Son who follows the Father teaching with the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Spirit who teaches the Father and follows the Son, I pray for more and more worthwhile times for all of us, Amen.

Reminder: Lisa the Tearable is Unmonetizable

Reminder: Lisa the Tearable is Unmonetizable

some commentary on Lisa the Tearer by his manager, The Overlord Bear/Jem De Ocampo

At least you can still hope for us to remain small enough to be easily crushed by random account termination, right?


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Milestones, Turning Points, and Activity Updates – August 2021

Okay, I’mma start this off by saying that my “spiral tones” remix made it into the Top 30 of the fanwork event. Praise and thanks be to God Almighty very much again~

Now, I guess I can also say that this month has had me pushing myself to be prompter about Tobbyworks, especially with the Lisa the Tearer work being back to the usual, and speaking of Lisa, here’s him being buff, here’s him in drag, and both of them are even sleazier than before. Obviously, we’re making pitching to the next Mediums harder and harder.

As for more wonderful stuff, there are my music covers: an English remix of NCT 127’s “Simon Says,” a vocal cover of Jin’s (Shizen no Teki-P) “Yuukei Yesterday,” and an English cover of Jin’s (Shizen no Teki-P) “After Story.” And then there are my writing pieces: an essay on the probable specifics of Ayano’s Happiness Theory and a Fate fanfic starring Big Sis Illya.

Meanwhile, day job’s still going and going with the big stuff, and even with the weight piling on my mostly self-inflicted suffering, I feel pretty honored as an employee of a company being entrusted with so much, especially since I like the job I have in it. I don’t see it being my final job, though, but I feel like I’m in a good place with it at this point in my life.

As for the vlogs and the meme vids, I think I’m going even slower about it lately. Considering the sort of stuff I make there, I think that’s a good thing.

Regarding upcoming works, which I didn’t really write much about during last month’s activity update digest probably because I was feeling pretty secretive on top of forgetful there, I’d like to say that I got a fanfic on the way along with even more music and Lisa the Tearer stuff.

Oh, and before I forget, and if I remember correctly, this blog’s gonna be eight years old tomorrow. I don’t know what to say about that other than I still feel both child-like and childish, and I’d like to be more child-like. And to all you nuts who bother to do your best to put up with me and put me in my proper place, thank you very much again. And God Almighty keep on helping us all.

And again, honest constructive feedback, please.

Jin (Shizen no Teki-P) – After Story – TOB English Cover

My previous song cover was also a Jin song, it’s been two weeks since this song was released, and I impulsively made a straight-up English cover of it. Feel free to wield a higher level of heat if you’re gonna roast my translation skills, also~ And yeah, I uploaded this a day later than planned ’cause I’ve been such a slow guy about my day job stuff.

Anyway, it seems like it’s almost a decade since I started tuning into Jin and his work. KagePro has been pretty much the main reason for my interest in him, and while I can’t say a lot about his non-KagePro work, which I hadn’t been bothering to check out and analyze as much as I do KagePro (and I still haven’t fully read the light novels and the manga), this song makes me feel like he’s really going somewhere in terms of the creative quality of his non-KagePro work. Maybe it’s because of the KagePro sound influence, e.g. the “Remind Blue”-reminiscent melodies at the earlier parts of “After Story, as well, which, as Mekakucity Reload has shown, has evolved even further. And maybe it’s because of how wisely youthful it sounds, too, making me think that he is taking pages from his KagePro work really well, which I think he should keep up. On the other hand, I guess I can hope for a lot more throat-friendlier songs now if he’s going to make and release more original songs with him on main vocals, hahaha! XD

Still, I guess it ain’t gonna be a Jin song if it ain’t requiring a lot of power in terms of vocals. I mean, for example, I can do the final sustain/shout of this song, but I have a particularly hard time yelling the “Let the end of this notice all this now” part as well as Jin does, and I only have so much time to record, so I settled for a falsetto instead. And then there’s Shigeru making my vocals sound so freaking clear and youthful, freaking nuts! I think I’m at a loss for words about that now, hahaha! Thanks very much again, man!

With all that said, here’s the mp3, and here’s the lyrics sheet. Please credit and link me if you’re gonna use my stuff, yo~

Also, honest constructive feedback, please~

Lisa the Tearable’s Upgrading Slimeball Branding

Lisa the Tearable’s Upgrading Slimeball Branding

some commentary on Lisa the Tearer by his manager, The Overlord Bear/Jem De Ocampo

Again, I use the stupid little term I call “actual freaking trap,” and this time, I’m using it to describe Lisa the Tearer here.


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