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FANIME! 2013!!

Oh wow, so I guess I hadn't posted anything about Fanime yet? Let's remedy that.

I'm going to do this like kiwimangoodness does, because I like that way.

Warnings: A few photos? And some words. Yup. That's it.


Thursday
+ Went to bed at a really good time
--- Couldn't get to sleep
- Cat is not helpful with sleeping


Friday
--- Woke up at like 5
--- Nur had to take me to San Jose early for a meeting
--- Got there too early
++ Scott showed me around
- Evan, go to bed
+ Meeting was super simple and easy?
+ Got trusted with important job?
+ Saw jen_kat and Nik for the first time in a long time
+++++ jen_kat is too nice
++ Got to oogle guests because I worked green room
+ Ate leftovers from breakfast
- Evan, why are you not in bed?
- Sat around most of the day
- Left green room and met up with Nur for dinner at like 8:30-9
+ Dinner was nice
- Came back and changed into Jack Frost, which took strangely forever
-+ Photoshoot at 10pm
++ Full moon for Jack Frost pictures, eeeeee
--- Kept forgetting to take my shoes off
-+?? Came back, showered, and watched some prison show with Nik and Nur


MANNY WHY DO YOU NEVER TALK TO ME



There is like seven yards of fabric in that cloak. It swishes around pretty well, but it's also really heavy.



I thought this was a polar bear and therefore appropriate. It's actually a "California Bear." ??? Okay.



So much to fix before SDCC. Hopefully. I have to finish my How to Train Your Dragon stuff first, gah.


Saturday
-- Woke up at 5 again
- Whoa, where is sygmus?
+ Oh, here he is
-- Early meeting again
+ Morning duties are easy
+ Ate breakfast leftovers again
- Not much to do in the green room
+ Pen doodles with my green room partner Sal
+++ Talked to Giles (one of the GoH) about trains, shrines, and Tokyo in general
+++ Talked to Darrel (another of the GoH) about KIIIING, KIIIING, KIIIIING GAINAHHHHHH
--- Sad times because Gainer is out of print and I am missing two discs
+ Darrel says he'll let me know if he sees any in the Dealer's Room
+++ They're both amazing and really kind
- Laid around the green room
+ Talked to other GR staff about K- and J-dramas
+ Left green room early
+ Got in Maou costume
+++ Magically met up with pacificpikachu
+++ People kept shouting encouragement and love for Maou-sama
+++ Magically saw Daniella and Jill
++ Threw money at kiwimangoodness to draw terrible things for me
+++ Found an Emi
+++ Traded insults for too long with Emi
- Emi choked me (by my request)
- Then kicked me (by my request)
- Then stepped on me (by my request)
+++ Still encouraged by passerbys
++ Emi might come to Japan Expo USA!!!
- Nur left to go to the room
+++ Met up with Juli, Jesse, and Joshua
+++ Re-met up with Nur and sygmus
+ Dinnerrrrrrrr
+++++++ The epic saga of Droopy-tan
- Not feeling too hot and need shower, went back to room


EMIIIIIII



Emi why are you so mean? I'm just a working man trying to make an honest living for himself and his housewife demon general! …and then maybe conquer the world…


Sunday
---- Slept terrible
- Went to morning meeting
+ Left because I don't work until later
-- Packed up Jack costume and Maou's extra pieces
- Waited for Nur to wake up
-- Waited for Nur to wake up
--- Dammit, just wake up
+ Nur woke up!
+ Got into Jacuzzi costume
+ Everything is packed!
- Crap, how does Jacuzzi's tattoo go again?
+ Put big things in Nur's car
+ Got breakfast
- Split off
+ Went to get into line for autographs
+++ Mike, Phyllis, and pacificpikachu are all nearby
+++ BEST LINE
+++ Got my Baccano! Japanese BluRay signed by Sato-san and Omori-san (the producer and director)
+++ DOUBLE LINE TIME, had time to get in line again and get a sign board signed as well
+++ Saw shiroro and friend
+ Got into line for Darrel's signing
+ Met nice girl, chatted with her
+++ Darrel recognizes me even in costume
+++ Signs my Gainer disc and fulfills my stupid request by writing "SARAAAAAAAAAA" and "OVERHEAT" on it. =D
+ Go to Omori/Sato panel
- Terrible line control for panel
--- Increasingly terrible line control for panel
++ Good panels
- Had to leave Omori-san's panel early for a work-related task
++ Person I had talk to about work-related task was super cool about it
+++ Found by Mouse
+ Got lunch with Nur
+++ Lunch was delicious
- Back to green room for work
+++ Chatted with Evan
-- No, Sousei no Aquarion is AWESOME, OBVIOUSLY.
+ Watched Sharks game
+ Chatting all the time
+++ Darrel reports back to me about his Gainer findings in the Dealer's Room!!
+ Watching everyone play cards
- Move into other green room
++ Chatting chatting chatting
+ ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D comes in
- Too lazy to even attempt to interact with them
--- Worst green room staff member
- ROOKiEZ leaves
- Sooo tired
+ Watch some Cards Against Humanity
+ Nap while everyone else plays
-- Have really weird Cards Against Humanity dreams?
- Tell other GR staff, they use this against me
---- NOOOOO not velvety muppet sex NOOOO WHY WOULD YOU TRY TO MAKE ME DREAM ABOUT THAT?
- Almost everyone leaves
- ROOKiEZ watch alert party
- So tired
-+? Terrible fascination watching fire fighters and EMT come to the convention center and bring someone out
+++ Hells bells, you guys know the password for the internet?
+ Check all the websites
+++ OMG LET'S PLAY WITH BUBBLES!
+ Sal goes on spy/search mission
- TIRED
+ THE EAGLES ARE ROOSTING
+++ BED TIME
--- …at 4:30am

Monday
++ Don't have to go to morning meeting
- Take final things to car
+ Leisurely waltz over to work
- Scott and I try to get receipts figured out, why are some missing???
+ Never mind, everything is okay.
+ Eat breakfast leftovers
- Are they reheating the same sausage every day?
+ Well it still tastes good
+ Listen in on Nik's discussion with Sato-san about Kickstarter
+++ Get photo with Sato-san and Omori-san
+ Text all the Minna people
+ ALL. THE. MINNA PEOPLE.
- Until I got tired of texting, sorry
+ Later suckers, I'm outta here
+ Change into Maou
++++++++++++ PIZZA WITH ALMOST EVERYONE OMG SO MANY PEOPLE
++++++++++++ PIZZA
++++++++++++ I LOVE YOU GUYS
---- Say goodbyes
++ Photos at McDonalds, teehee
++ Kinokuniya trip
--- How did I spend $200 at Kinokuniya
+ Realize I'm happiest curled around a huge pile of manga
+ Starbucks time when we get home, coupled with reading some of my new books
+ Dinner at the parents' place
++ SLEEP




WELCOME TO MgRONALD's. Would you like fries with that?


It was a good convention. I got to see almost everyone and had lots of fun. I'm hoping to work less next year, but we'll see.

Uh… probably more cosplay photo junk later? I might just throw it on Cosplay.com or Cure instead. I have a big awesome Tsuritama photoshoot from last weekend I want to put up at some point, and that might take priority. (Oh gosh, we were in San Francisco and we played in the waves and practiced our casting and ate cookies and Eeeee! It was so great!)
Tags: con, cosplay, hataraku maou, rise of the guardians
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