I’ve decided to make a personal post of my 2012 highlights - it has surely been one incredible year.
Went to my first Anime LA convention in January.
Attended the annual Rose Parade for the first time.
Returned to Tae Kwon Do to pick up where I left off ten years ago.
Attended my first Anime Conji in March.
Attended my first Fanime convention in May.
Attended my first electronic music festival at the I Love This City Festival.
Was in the best shape of my life training for my Korra cosplay, doing Tae Kwon Do, and being the most conscious and careful I’ve ever been with my diet and work out regimen.
Had the greatest Anime Expo experience EVER.
Attended the Zelda Symphony! I didn’t get photos of the actual stage, but here is me cosplaying as Sheik for the event and my friend Jimmy as an awesome Postman (who won the Zelda cosplay competition!).
A gigantic poster I got from the symphony, one of my most favorite posters yet!
Got my copy of The Zombie Survival Guide signed by Mr. Max Brooks at Comic-Con.
Goodies from Anime Expo.
Goodies from Comic-Con.
Signed Resident Evil poster by producers Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Yoshiaki Hirabayashi!
Completed six new cosplays this year.
Went with my cousins and siblings to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor for the first time.
Ran my first 5K with my dad at the 5K Obstacle Course Zombie Race - Run For Your Lives.
Went with my friends to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights, which was my first Halloween event at an amusement park (didn’t actually take any photos of any of the scary things because I was too busy being scared, lol).
Attended my first actual rave at Hard: Day of the Dead.
Danced and partied it up with fellow geeks at my first Pacific Media Expo convention.
Reached 10k+ subscribers on Youtube.
Upgraded my camera from my first baby, the Canon Rebel XT, to the Canon Rebel T3i.
Got my first recording mic, a Blue Bluebird.
Got my black belt.