Man... I miss Anime Cons so much. Not just regular cons but like anime cons in particular. The last one I went to was LVL Up Expo in 2019. Had I had the power of foresight I would have gone to the one early 2020 cause that was probably the last ever con in Vegas before this mess started. Any fond Anime Con memories?
I miss them too! The last one I went to was FanExpo Canada 2019. The one which was supposed to happen in 2020 got cancelled and the one which is supposed to happen this year will probably be cancelled too, because my country's Prime Minister is being a real fuck-up with choosing and distributing vaccines. He chose the most unsafe brands first and it's going to be ages before he finally decides to take a chance on the most safest one, since apparently political agendas are more important than people's lives.
Anyways, yeah, a few days ago there's already been official word than AnimeNorth 2021 is 100% cancelled for sure. (Which is another con that I attend.)
I have tons of fond memories along with a few awkward and/or depressing memories too.
At least I'm fortunate enough to say that I already had some opportunities to make memories and experience things before this disaster robbed everyone of all their opportunities.
At least I was able to cosplay 2 characters already, instead of none at all.
Need to count my blessings, I guess.
2020 would've been the year that I finally got to cosplay an actual Jedi Knight after so many years of dreaming and planning and preparing and budgeting for it. I actually got my lightsaber literally 1 or 2 weeks before the local authorities announced the first ever Covid lockdown for my area.