Safe in Tokyo. More later. I’m whooped. 23 hours total of traveling. Heat and humidity are killer. As well as your warm sticky typhoon rain.
I leave tomorrow!
I believe my plane will take off but I’m not sure where we will land
Neoguri is moving slower than expected so we may be able to land at Narita but if the winds are too bad, we may end up in either China or Korea
Hey….but isn’t that part of the adventure?!
Everyone’s texting and emailing me worried about my flight. Messaging my Cosplay account on anime amino, fb, and I really appreciate it!
But I’m not too worried. We may get soaked but I don’t think it’ll be too bad.
I’ll try my best!
To stay safe that is lol
Ill blog more tomorrow when I’m waiting to take off!!!!
Neoguri (meaning raccoon in Korean) is a category 5 (as we would call it here in the states) hurricane/typhoon/cyclone
“the worst in 15 years”
It’s expected to brush Okinawa, and have winds with the max speed of 195 mph. And get less destructive as it makes it’s way north through japan, even being expected to hit Hokkaido.
It is supposed to hit Honshu (mainland japan) the Tokyo region on July 10th. And continue till July 11th or so.
Guess what day we are scheduled to arrive at Narita (Tokyo airport)….
We can expect heavy rainstorms. Landslides. Flooding. High winds.
So who knows if and when we will get to japan.
As if my parents and family and friends weren’t worried enough….let’s add a category 5 super typhoon on top of that.
I’m not TOO worried at this current moment. But I am starting to feel that little “pit in my stomach” maybe some “butterflies” or idk. But it’s definitely feeling real
Living in California where I do, the worst we have are tsunami, and earthquakes. We haven’t had any tsunami. Just the warnings. But still can be scary.
I’m not used to hurricanes or typhoons. Whichever you prefer to call them. But I’ve never experienced one. So that is a little freaky
I’m getting constant emails, texts, and fb messages about the typhoon, from people in the USA and japan.
What really sucks, is there isn’t anything anybody can do. So like all my friends in japan…..we have to just wait and watch the news. Won’t find out if we leave as scheduled until we make the 3-4 hr journey to LAX.
All we can do is just sit and wait.
Let’s hope neoguri doesn’t cause too much harm.
Super typhoon “neoguri” is headed right towards japan!!!!
Being from California I haven’t ever experienced a SUPER typhoon before (let alone a regular typhoon)
Soooooooo I knew there was going to be rain….but now I don’t know if my flight will be delayed or not.
I have friends in Okinawa (which I’m about to text) where it is supposed to hit first. And it may also affect the area I’m Staying for 2 1/2 weeks….which is where my closest friends live.
So of course I’m super freaked out!
I’m not really too concerned about my own plans or whatever but I’m worried about all my friends there and everyone else.
It will suck if it gets delayed. I have everything planned. But I really am just hoping for the safety of everyone there.
I seriously pick the worst travel dates ever. This time I arrive on the 10th. Hopefully we will get to fly out.
Last trip to japan: worst wind storm in 59 years. And an earthquake (which is one of the few natural disasters us Californians are accustomed to)
This trip: super typhoon
“Pray for Japan” yet again.
I’ll be in shibuya for this, literally staying 2 blocks away…..will I be going?
Answer: Godzilla himself couldn’t keep me away.
I am a hardcore sailor moon fan!!!!!!!!!
Originally posted on RocketNews24:
Anime fans the world over are about to get a treat with the July 5 premiere of Sailor Moon Crystal, the new series featuring Japanese animation’s most beloved cast of magical girls. But while we’re all excited about being able to see the Sailor Scouts once again, this month also brings a chance to become them, with a cosplay event in Tokyo that’ll provide you with not only a Sailor Moon costume, but a professional photographer to take pictures for you, too.
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Like the title suggests, just 6 more days until I leave for Japan,
I have kind of packed…….but it weighs 39 pounds…..and as a 4’11″ girl I don’t know if I really want to drag that around…..hmmmmmmm at least I only move places once. So maybe I can do it!
Apparently it’s supposed to rain there……I thought it’d be 100+ degrees Fahrenheit
And the flat owner I was supposed to meet from airbnb (amazing site check it out if you are gonna travel to book an apartment for way cheaper than a hotel and very comfy) has to fly back to Britain tomorrow because he broke his nose…..and Japanese doctors won’t operate on him! So now we are meeting his business partner, who oddly shares the same name as a Japanese friend of mine, heh heh already getting interesting!
Also…….I have to send a gigantic package on Monday, to my friends with whom I’m staying with from July 16-august 1. Then I’m making them drive us to the airport at like 5 am. So I think the big box of assorted foods, bagels, candies, hot sauces, and pastas will be well recieved.
Getting close……getting excited……at the same time also planning my trip to a convention in November. Wowwwwwwwwwww double excited!!!!!
I have a ganglion cyst. AGAIN.
Yep…..really. I had one before, got it drained…….got it again, had it “drained”
The second time it didn’t really get drained…..the doctor jabbed the needle into my wrist (its a HUGE needle) and kept it in there for a solid minute and a half (this was two months ago) and didn’t get anything out
It actually made it worse…….. It’s now severely painful and its my right wrist….. Guess what……I’m right handed. So now it even hurts just to move my wrist at all.
And I leave in 13 days …….. No time for surgery which I should’ve gotten two months ago
If I did schedule one……my wrist would be imoble for about a month.
So now I think I’m just goinna buy a brace tomorrow to see if that helps.
this totally sucks
Wish I didn’t have to deal with this right now, but could be way worse
Soooooooooo I will just try to schedule it for as soon as I get back
Cause I also want to be useful for November…..when I’m staffing at an anime convention
And debuting a new cosplay…..which would be WAY LESS COOL if I have to wear a brace with it.
Looking on the brightside…..I am going to Japan in less than two weeks…..sooooo I’m not gonna whine too much. Can’t wait!
Since my last blog……
I’ve graduated high school
my trip to Japan…….days till departure?
my sister and I leave July 9th, and return august 1. That’s a total of 24 days in Japan.
6 nights in TOKYO, the rest in a small town near KYOTO, that I’m sure you haven’t ever heard of.
Look forward to posts of our shenanigans, pictures, and experiences.
Watch out Japan….make way for us two crazy gaijin!
It’ll post more when I’m in Japan. So for now….. Jaa ne! (See ya)
BTW…… This post WAS longer and better….but my tablet deleted it 😡 and I’m too lazy to retype it……so yeah……I hate technology sometimes.
Here’s a picture of my sister and I…..she’s obviously the much taller blonde one lol