So day 1 didn’t start off too great, I had had basically no sleep the night before and needed to be awake to say goodbye to my mum before she went to work. Thankfully once I did I managed to get a few hours sleep but I was feeling pretty crap. Especially as the stress from the day before was still pissing me off.
Anyway I finished packing and Dad came home early and we both eagerly waited for the taxi while watching dull daytime telly.
Trip to the airport went really smoothly, our taxi driver knew all the tricks to miss traffic and we were outside of heathrow T2 within 30mins of leaving home. Terminal 2 has just been redone and only reopened a month ago. It’s lovely and really nicely laid out. We were actually too early for baggage drop and had to wait a bit but were both in high spirits so we didn’t care. We got through security very quickly and went to go eat In the appropriately named Eat. The next two hours were spent waiting and generally being too early for all the next steps.
Finally at 19:05 we were able to board the plane. And it is the plane that I’m writing this on.
We’ve currently been flying for 5hr26mins and I haven’t slept a wink. The man in front of me insists on having his window cover open lighting up the whole area. My eye mask isn’t helping at all either. So right now I’m pretty pissed off.
I did enjoy Day 2 of the surprise wa arimasen concert on my laptop earlier though before I decided to try and sleep.
The dinner was also really great! Super tasty and good quality and the staff are lovely too. I just want to murder the man in front of me with my eye mask.
Anyway only 5hrs39mins until we reach our destination and writing this has at least wasted 15mins.
The time is almost 2am I have 5hrs10mins until we reach our destination and I have still not slept. I hate this seat so much. I have a stupid fucking arm rest that I can’t move and it’s digging into my thigh and is actually a little painful. If I could just move it up I’d be 100000X more comfortable. I’ve also just lost my blanket as it fell onto the man behind me. And I gave dad my pillow earlier so now I have nothing to try and use as a pillow.
I’m so tired and so close to crying rn tbh. I know this trip will be worth it but rn I just want to be back in my bed. Also the dickhead still has his window cover open. (spoilers: I did cry)
Okay it’s now 9am Japan time (1am to me) and I am feeling much better. I didn’t sleep at all on the plane and it really was super uncomfortable but the staff were lovely, the food was amazing (no really it was!) And the landing was so smooth you could barely tell we had landed. Customs and the entry bit went all well and I was able to buy our Suica cards and bus tickets to the hotel no problem. An hour and a half later we were at the hotel.
We past the Tokyo Tower on the way
The room is small but has got all we need in it and the beds are comfy. Dad didn’t sleep too well I heard him wake at 4 but thankfully because I didn’t sleep on the plane (or the night before) I am well rested and already adjusted to Japan time.
We ended up having dinner from a convenience store but it did the job. The SKE+sweets thing I got was amazing! Not sure what we’ll be doing today but I’m feeling a lot happier now that we’re here. Just gotta wait for Dad to get up.
Just had to say goodbye to Mum as she isn’t taking us to the airport because of work and it was kinda weird ;3; I’ve never been away from home for 2 weeks, I know we’ll be in contact and we’ve practiced doing Google hangouts (she’s not great with tech but is getting better!) But it’ll still be weird being away for so long OnO
Now I’m going back to sleep because fuck me I was still up at 4 earlier sobs
Almost 4am can’t tell if I’m awake because I’m angry, too excited or if it’s just because I’ve slept so much the past few days to make them go quicker that I’m just not tired.
At least I won’t have trouble sleeping on the plane now
Just preordered my copies of Kokoro no Placard, even if I’m not feeling the main song I want to support all the other girls, and as I have at least one oshi in each song and am in love with Mariri & Sailor Zombie I got all of them, woop woop. Hopefully I shall get Akarin & Sakura photos ;3;