So, earlier this month I went to Anime Expo. I’ve been planning it for almost a year, and I ended up getting the four day pass for my birthday. I wasn’t really on spending much, but I think I got some deals and I mostly went for the experience. My recommendation is to buy the four day pass only when it’s Black Friday since it is the best deal. Anyways, here are pics from my four days. 🙂
Meet Miles Jai
I knew he was going to Anime Expo, but I never imagined running into him on my last day too!!! Luckily, I took a picture!! 🙂
- Botan & Kuwabara (Yu Yu Hakusho)
- Snorlax (Pokémon)
- Yona & Hak (Akatsuki no Yona)
- Kagome (Inuyasha)
- Spongebob & Patrick Caveman (Spongebob)
- Atsushi & Dazai (Bungo Stray Dogs)
- Shinpachi, Gintoki, & Kagura (Gintama)
- Captain America
- Kiki (Kiki’s Delivery Service)
- Emporio Ivankov (One Piece)
- Sailor Chibi Moon, Sailor Uranus, Sailor Neptune, & Sailor Saturn (Sailor Moon)
- Sailor Uranus (Sailor Moon)
- Robin & Nami (One Piece)
- Zoro & Luffy (One Piece)
(Part of Japan LA)
- One Piece Cutouts (mostly selfies)
- Bandai One Piece Figures
- One Piece Film: Gold (Artwork)
- Moon Panel: Official Viz Sailor Moon panel with English Dub Cast.
As you can see, mostly Sailor Moon items. I’m a hardcore fan of Sailor Moon since I’ve been a little girl. The large poster came from the Moon Panel. The other small posters came from the Viz Booth. I got a couple fans, a One Piece print, a Dragonball Z print, Princess Shirahoshi notebook, a Hijikata keychain, and a Sailor Moon water bottle from a scavenger hunt.
I can’t wait for next year’s Anime Expo. I will buy my ticket ahead of time and I will most likely book a hotel reservation. Why? Well, I wanted to stay out longer, but I don’t want to drive tired. Also, having a hotel nearby means that I can drop off merchandise without having to carry it all day, and also rest without needing to worry about leaving early. Lastly, I will definitely invest in a portable charger since my phone kept dying. This year’s AX was great, and I hope next year’s will be even better.