Monthly Archives: January 2011

Conclusion to the Royal House Haikyo Mystery

It’s been 3 months since my exploration of an unusual haikyo house ignited a whole heap of discussion. Since then, several major haikyoists have figured out the location and documented the site, and the shrewd people over on 2ch have been slowly picking away at the mystery surrounding the family. But with the the location […]
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Urban Exploration in the Paris Catacombs 3

Our journey was drawing to a close, but we still had to pass through a mass grave known as the Crossroads of the Dead. Here, one must crawl atop the crackling, yellowed bones of millions of deceased Parisians to advance. It’s certainly not a place for the squeamish…
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Urban Exploration in the Paris Catacombs 2

Even though we’d been underground in the labyrinth just a few short hours, I was already knackered. We had crawled through leaky chatières and a room full of curious cubic stones just to get here but now, sitting in the dim, flickering light of candles and chatting with my new friends I found myself surprisingly […]
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Urban Exploration in the Paris Catacombs 1

It was only a matter of time before I was consumed by the idea; a forbidden labyrinth consisting of hundreds of kilometres of tunnels stretching into the darkness beneath the vibrant streets of Paris. Passages packed high with human bones that are centuries old and tales of explorers being lost and perishing in an early […]
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Tying Up a Loose End at the Royal House

The book I ordered from the U.K finally arrived. With this, I wanted to consolidate some of the information I’d dug up on the internet and hopefully find some fresh leads of the Japanese family that our rich pearl dealer Mr. J married into. Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the story so far.
Posted in Haikyo / Ruins | 19 Comments

Speculation about the Royal House Family

It’s been a while, but conversation about the unknown members of the ‘Royal House’ haikyo family has flared up again. This time, the knowledgeable folk on 2ch have come through with some impressive theories and leads on characters.
Posted in Haikyo / Ruins | 10 Comments

A look back at 2010 on

There’s no question that 2010 has been the biggest and best year on thus far, with over 200% growth in the average number of visits, several articles exploding with high traffic, a new haikyo niche gaining popularity and photoblog-style posts taking priority. Here’s the year’s highlights.
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