I am in no position to kid about this one, but this year's Motor City Comic Con, by comparison to previous years, has got to be THE MOST STRESSFUL pop culture gathering that I had EVER attended....between the obscenely long lines, the hostile advance ticket holders that suddenly decide that they want their money back WITH INTEREST (and using very colourful language about it, mind you), and warnings from the staff about ticket scalpers lurking around among the crowds, not to mention the equally obscene lines at the concession booths, and the dealers not carrying so much as ONE item of what I was looking for (the ONLY S.H. Figuarts one dealer had was a couple of Dragon Ball Z
ones, and that was it).
But amidst the heartache and headaches, SOME good came out of it...I did get some nice pics of the otherwise disappointing experience. There were some nice cosplayers, some fascinating sights, and I did buy something nice for my older sister. But in retrospect, we should've gone on Sunday....at least, that's what one of the staffers (who was wearing a Starfleet uniform shirt) says. Plus, I wasn't in the mood to wait in yet another long line to meet Stan Lee after all the chaos and....
Then, after we got home, I rested up a bit, and went out again because I had a taste for sushi....and so I went to this place called Volcano Sushi, which is a nice little sushi bar....cozy atmosphere, friendly people....and ordered a bowl of seafood soup and the following: tuna roll, Ika (3 pieces), tuna (3 pieces), and Masago (3 pieces).