Hello There, Rebel Here!
Yes! I'm still here and I still check the site, despite having not uploaded anything in ever!
Last weekend, another Expo gone.
And it was a good one!
Aside from the MCM crew being their usual idiotic selves, and the even larger number of stands selling fakes and/or stolen goods than ever, I had a great time!
It is worth noting here that I was only photographed once (or maybe twice, still a bit confused about that one) over the entire weekend from other attendees.
Thursday - Travelled to London on Thursday afternoon with mah amazing ~Sarazard
, and checked in to the hotel. Awesomes!
Visited Piccadilly, which is always nice
Bought a manga from Japan centre and went to KFC
Friday - Expo
Because I had no cosplay plans and because I wanted to wear the costume again,
and to celebrate the release of Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
I decided to cosplay Clive from the Professor Layton series.
I was correctly identified and had a photo with ~ZombieReezee
who was cosplaying Luke.
Then I went and bought some DVD's from Manga.
I recommend the Bagel shop, awesome foods
Saturday - Expo
This was fun, partly because I had a green Bubble-Gun, but gosh, the expo hall was packed in tighter than cosplayers on a Tube.
So yeah, i was cosplaying Quote, our silent protagonist from Cave Story, with his Bubbler and Polar Star, and had quite a few people following my trail of bubbles, whether they knew my character or not was probably a different story!
Quote is such a fun character to play. Thanks to everyone who recognised me, to the photographer who may or may not have taken my photo, and to the other cheery Quote who High-fived me!
Japanex (or "that area with the Japanese food") had a nice thing going on, so it's nice to see that was given a makeover, so that people could actually see it existed for once
Signed up for Neo, and bought a whole load of pocky, and some other cool sweets from Tofu Cute.
Sunday - Expo
Probably one of the most hated Protagonists in the history of anime, and receiving negative feedback from almost the entire fanbase, Christopher Thorndyke probably wouldn't be the top of the list on many cosplayer's plans!
But that's part of the reason I wanted to put the costume together - To say, He does have fans, there are some people who like him, and I'm one of them. Other reasons being that his outfit is awesome!
I was a little shocked at the sheer number of people who recognised me, but thank you all who did, and for all of the generally positive feedback I received
It was nice to be able to get around easier again, not that i would say space isn't an issue. Some areas were crowded and some had enough room to fit a double-decker bus cleanly through the hall.
The 3 Entrance/ Exits were a little confusing as they didn't quite match each other on the map, but it definitely helped to have more than one way in and out.
Professor Layton & the Miracle Mask.
OHMIGOSH! The 3D is awesome! The controls, the layout - so simple to see what is happening and where everything is. The fact that when you find a puzzle, the puzzle index tells you where it is, so you can find it again if you didn't solve it before.
The magnifying glass, the zoomy function is so useful and the art is so beautiful.
If you own a 3DS, it is a crime not to have this game!
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I don't think I have anything else to say. I'll probably think of a whole load of stuff I missed, when i look through my suitcase or press Submit, but that's always the case!
If you went to expo, I hope you had an absolutely spiffing time, and i look forward to updating you all soon!
I'm Richard, and I'm Out!