August 22, 2008
I just got back home from Fan Expo which started today. It was fun and I met Rin (pretty easy to find him ^^), one of the bloggers in my comrade list. We were just chit-chatting and mostly talking about his recent vacation in Japan and summer comiket. Check out his coverage of Comiket Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3. I am really looking forward to his loot post honestly lol and makes me really jealous when he told me how much figures cost in Japan compare to here XD.
Walking in the Sky Walk which connects Union Station, CN Tower and Metro Convention Centre where the Fan Expo is held
I think day 1 is pretty quiet as usual since most people usually go on Saturday , although, there are a lot of people still and there will be even more people tomorrow I bet. Sad thing is not a lot of cosplayers that caught my attention and I am really picky in term of taking pictures of cosplayers. A lot of Bleach and Naruto as usual ^^.
Rails view from the Sky Walk. Union train station is a major train hub in Toronto.
Little kid and her mom said hi to Storm Trooper and Darth Vader. I was surprised she didn’t even cry.
Exhibitors room as busy as always
World of Warcraft Booth. You can play WoW here if you have an account.
Soul Calibur IV booth. My only chance to try on Soul Calibur IV. I got to stage 7 before got beaten by Knightmare using Sophitia.
Nintendo Booth. You can play Super Smash Bros and other games here.
G4 Tech TV Booth. If you enter your name + other info on the laptop, you have a chance to win a Rolly.
MLG (Major League Gaming). Rainbox Six: Vegas, Gears of War and can’t remember the last game are the games that were played in this tournament.
One of the retailers which sell a lot of gunplas
Brent Spiner who well known as Data in Star Trek The Next Generation. Great day for a Trekkie fan ^^.
Cosplays of the Day
A character from Sailor Moon and Miyuki from Lucky Star
Storm Trooper and Darth Vader
Sakura Kinomoto from Card Captor Sakura. This is one of her battle dress but I couldn’t remember from which episode T.T. Dark Magician Girl from Yugioh.
Miyuki from Lucky Star
Sisters from Trinity Blood
From Tsubasa Chronicles I believe.
Yuki Cross from Vampire Knight. She has a nice smile ^^.
Listerine guy ^^
Yoko from Gurren Lagan
Radit, Kakarot and Vegetta from DBZ. It’s over 9000 >.>
Toronto at Night
I told myself before I went to fan expo that I am not going into shopping free mode, but, impulse buying beats it. I have absolutely no self control lol so my loot of the day :
Type-Moon art book ($42), Elis Hossen 1/8 PVC from Canvas 2 ($60) and Fate/Tiger ($42).
Stay tune for Fan Expo Day 2 tomorrow and hope you guys enjoy all the pics ^^.
Update: Check out Rin’s coverage of Fan Expo Day 1
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