In a word, February was busy. From getting ready for 3rd year ending events to events, there wasn’t a single day of rest.
Following the 3rd year final exams during the first week of February was an event to showcase what the students have learnt in their classes. This includes a lot of preparation and rehearsal to get everything just right.
On the 12th, I sat in a nation-wide speech contest among other JETs listening to English speeches given by high-school students. It was an interesting experience, and the speeches had me thinking twice about issues in our society. If only my students could have at least a fragment of those students’ skills.
The week after was Wonderfest in Maruhaki Messe. Getting there at 7am, I spent three hours waiting for the convention to open. There were a lot of people in front of me, but definitely not as many as behind. The second I got in, I looked for the GoodSmileCompany sales line. Thus, I returned to linecon. I ended up buying a Snow Miku nendoroid for myself, another one for a friend along with a Gudako nendoroid from FGO.
The weekend afterwards, I went to a Mottainai Flea Market in Akihabara, where I bought goods from random sellers.
At the end of the month, a friend got me to play Fate/Grand Order. It’s been eating away at my data, but at least I’ll have something to do on campus when I can’t make much noise and disturb the students during class time.