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10th ToyCon: Day 1 Report

I wasn’t planning to attend the ToyCon this year, even after my friend Jason mentioned he wanted to go. Then Yue, Rochelle and their friends posted ads for their booths… and they were selling Pinky:St! That cinched it. I called up the usual suspects and made plans to go on the 18th.

From experience, I expected ToyCon to be jampacked. More so this year because one of their sponsors was 99.5 RT and they were advertising the event like crazy. Since I was going to buy stuff, I decided to go early. Also, I decided to submit an entry for the Toy Clicks photo contest, just for the fun of it.

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After submitting my entry, I went to Yue’s booth. There were already a lot of people and I could barely move without being pushed or stepping on someone’s toes. A lot of the people were concentrated at the front area, making the most of the booths selling their wares. Finally, I got to where I needed to be.

Pinky:St. Lots of it. And many rare ones. I wanted to cry because I knew I couldn’t buy all that I wanted. I ended up with three, plus a couple of loose parts and Asuka Langley. My budget was really shot so I had to brave the crowd and find an ATM.

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Fritz was submitting his entry when I went back, and after I paid for my purchases, we went around as best as we could, shooting toys and exhibits. I didn’t get much cosplayers, even though I saw my favorite cosplay team, Tuxedo Team. The sad part of it is that because of the crowd, I couldn’t get near them and got two lousy shots.

The rest of my cohorts arrived. We had lunch, then went back into the madness. I barely had time to talk to them because we kept walking and it was hard to stay together. I didn’t feel like I actually spent time with them, except Joiz who was with me until I had to go.

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Saturday again

Fourth October Saturday with friends. Tally: Drew – 4, Ryan, Fristine & Lornadahl – 2, Joiz, Shabby/Marsha, Den & Ching – 1 each. New people I met: Fritz and Yue. October rocks, although next week’s pretty much reserved for family. I’m going home to Zambales!

Finally got together with Den and Ching. We haven’t seen each other in weeks, what with Den being in Dumaguete for a while and Ching and myself off doing our own thing. Yesterday, we went to our usual haunts, did some food trip, videoke and book browsing. I also got to check out the newly opened Muji at Bonifacio High Street. As much as I loved it, I probably won’t be making any purchases from them in the near future. I do want the storage though, and the food stuff.

I missed my friends terribly. They’re among the rare ones whom I know I can count on anytime, no matter the distance. As I told Den, “I may be having fun with my new friends, but you guys are the ones I keep coming back to.” Aww, mush.

It rained late in the afternoon, delaying my trip to Makati where I was meeting Ryan and Drew. We met up in Hana in Little Tokyo, so Ryan and I could pick up the Pinky St. dolls we were getting from Yue. I also decided to give in and try Hana’s takoyaki, which I have been wanting to try for a very long time.

It did not disappoint. If you are looking for a takoyaki fix and you have the time to go to Hana, do so.

I also got to try the dynamite roll, California maki, and that spinach/bacon dish (I don’t know what it’s called). We also tried the coffee jelly, which I absolutely loved. While you can taste the coffee, it wasn’t that strong so it just balances out the sweetness of the cream. The shaved ice is also delicious. Ryan also share the cupcakes he decorated, and Yue’s toys posed a bit with the food hehe.


It would look better if I composed the shots no? >.< 

Hoping to return there this time with the family in tow. 😀 Many thanks to Yue and her mom. 😀

New collection?
So I finally got my Pinky St. figures. I got PK014 Maki from Ryan, then a mix of some loose Pinky from Yue.

Here’s a combination of the pieces.

365/Oct. 24: Mallory

Seriously going to check out what’s available in the stores next payday hehe.