Learning basic sewing with a polystyrene plate, yarn, + plastic needle. I remember doing this with craft mesh when I was a kid and then graduating to sewing buttons by hand onto little pillows and pockets.
Death Note - Light Yagami and Ryuk. I'd heard of this show for years but only recently got around to watching it and I certainly enjoyed it. The audience is torn between rooting for Light/Kira and rooting for L. It's intense and a great anime for fans of