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11 July 2009 @ 05:39 pm
beyond wonderland  
Japanese Art Festival. XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ...
It was awesome.

Ok, first things ... last. It was packed. It was shiny. Bad things: No workshops, missed premiere.

Hm, here's the manga portrait I got done, and the last festival's too. I think I like last festival's more, but the other is more truthful.
Today's: Photobucket
February's: Photobucket
Well, anyway, before I'd even got into the festival, I spotted a CardCaptor Sakura cosplayer who I ambushed and demanded a photo of. We had a lovely chat about CLAMP! Speaking of cosplayers, these are the ones I managed to spy. If you know/are them, please, tell me your names! The Bleach Esapda were fabby marveloso, and the Macross Frontier singer was lovely, and the Rozen Maiden girl was awesome, but these are the photos I took (sorry about the blurry pictures with random heads in the way);

The Espada

Sumomo, Chobits

?, Digi Charat



Lelouch, Code Geass

Hokuto Sumeragi, Tokyo Babylon XDD

Yuki Cross, Vampire Knight

Someone whose name escapes me, Bleach

Haruhi, The melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Misa, Death Note?

Orihime and Nell, Bleach

Me and Kon XXDDDD

Aren't they gawjuss? And no-one said no to a photo. Also,Sonia Leong was in cosplay, I think.

*A* O_O <3 That's right, Sonia Leong was there. And I recognised her voice from the podcasts. And ... she's aweesome, really nice, chatting to fans and even asked what my SD username was. She was incredibly kind and funny, much more so than I had assumed, but most importantly, I snagged this off her;

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*IS TOTAL DEAD* For two quid. TWO POUNDS. I feel blessed. It says "Danni! Thanks so much you darling!" But even so, that is not my ultimate news. This is;

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*screams* Ahhh, kya kya~ I can't believe it, my first signed book. It says "Hey Danni! Thank you soso much you absolute sweetie! <3" And it's fantastic, really. I will cosplay as Jenny next time round, I think C: I have never been happier in my whole life.

So, purchases in my snazzy bag (Chrimbo pressie):
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Love Stuffing Vol 1, £6
Tsubasa Vol 22, £22 + something p.
Mikado box.
Two Pocky boxes.
Signed print £2
Manga portrait, £3
Japanese purse, £7.49
Tsubasa SHINY print/pic, £5
Tsubasa Syaoran and Sakura figurines, £1 each *A*
Mokona egg/gashapon/lucky dip with Syaoran figurine. Out of all the characters and I got him >3 Photobucket

And birthday surprises.
Loads of people liked my hat and bag :3 XDDDD
So happy.
SCENERY: Heaven.
HEART: exhaustedexhausted
MUSIC BOX: The Pitch, Moulin Rouge
Cassietokene on July 12th, 2009 05:07 am (UTC)
Oh god, you lucky lucky girl DDDDDD:
The portraits look awesome! :D I especially like the second one, not quite sure why. The eyes, maybe? Hmmm.
Heehee. I like the mokona egg too! Its so adorable <3 The Sakura cosplayer looks pretty too, heh. I liked that outfit so much... (actually, I loved so many of Tomoyo's creations <3)

Woohoo! I just got wind of the annual Toy Games and Comic convention in Singapore :DDDDDD And there's going to be a coscon, so heehee, PICTURE TIMEZ. I totally can't wait 8DDD (http://www.singaporetgcc.com/coscon.html)
startingfromnowstartingfromnow on July 12th, 2009 09:29 am (UTC)
Aren't I just? XD The second portrait is my fave, they made me look pretty C: I love that egg, but it's really hard to open and whenever I do, the put-together Syaoran figure inside pops out and his head goes flying DDD: The Sakura cosplayer was incredibly kind, too. The best outfit eva C: She even had adorable little Clow Cards XD Omg, go, have fun! Take photos and come back and picspam us allll !
Cassietokene on July 12th, 2009 12:07 pm (UTC)
But you're already pretty, no? ;D I wish there were portrait artists at the cons I go to o wo That would just be so awesome <3


I like Sakura's green puffy dress-outfit too... [/ultimate vague comment] Ahah, that's so cute! I'd love to have a set of clow cards 8DDD

YES. I WILL! >D (Now just to find someone to go with D: Its kinda close to my exams, so not sure if I'll find anyone...)
startingfromnow: pic#89427200startingfromnow on July 12th, 2009 04:59 pm (UTC)
Pretty? Moi? Certainly not! Did you see that photo of me? I look like Miss Piggy XD Portraits are always awesommee, and also, it attracts customers - there was a huge queue for the cheapest one yesterday *sweatdrop* SYAAAOORAN! I am going to glue it on. Now. And also, my dad decided that to torture me for being a teenager was to steal my Syaoran figure-thing from me. Cue scary Medusa-hair and screaming assasin-ness from me. Oddly enough, I know the dress you're talking about ... vair pretty C: They sold a set of Clow Cards in Japan, which I am going to hunt out one day XDD And I went to the festival with my mum and step-dad, so it can't be any worse than that :D
Cassietokene on July 13th, 2009 12:35 pm (UTC)
But you don't DDD: And I love that blue shirt of yours :3

O: How much did it cost? NOt too expensive, I hope?

Superglue fixes all. <3

OO: YOU DO? The pretty pretty green checked one which is all puffy around the skirt and the sleeves and it has white bits too?? 8DDD

Oh gosh, clow cardsssssssss. I wish someone would just sell a set already or something D:
HEY. I wonder if there's a stamping com for clow cards or something. LOLWTHRANDOM.

Aaah, well, just going's pretty fun, yeah? ^^
startingfromnowstartingfromnow on July 13th, 2009 03:14 pm (UTC)
I like that top too, it's pretty C: It cost £3, so not much XD ARGGGGHHH I think I know the dress but I'm probably way off track :D OMG CLOW CARDS STAMPING COMM = love. XDDD
Cassietokene on July 13th, 2009 03:57 pm (UTC)
Too bad there's no such thing D: As a clow card stamping comm, I mean D:
(I would totally love to be... Er... SWEET. Haha yes!)
startingfromnowstartingfromnow on July 13th, 2009 04:11 pm (UTC)
If I ever get my head into the wonderful world of html codes and stamping comm inner workings, I will make one XD (ie. I won't make one)