Goths take over Las Vegas! Animegacon with Amazing Race Kent Kaliber. LVH casino, Luxor hotel, Venetian, Tao restaurant.


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Viva Las Vegas! Animegacon flew me to Sin City to be Guest of Honor at their inaugural anime convention. In a stroke of good fortune, the event coincided with my birthday.

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Look who raced me to Vegas: Kent Kaliber, Amazing Race Goth. Remember the packing tips video we made for Huffington Post, with pink-haired Miss Vyxsin?

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We were stationed in LVH, where the convention took place. I’m wearing a Banana Fish kitty top from Closet Child, and a skirt gifted by Lip Service.

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My role was to host the Jrock-Lolita fashion show the next day. We gathered for rehearsal with director Carlos. After, Kent and I painted Vegas… black.

Kawaii hair accessories and ring: gifted by Vanilla Star
Sheer sleeves gifted by Sleevey Wonders

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Everything in Sin City is over-sized and nonsensical.

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On a single strip, you can visit (fake) New York, Paris, Monte Carlo, Rome, Venice and Egypt.

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Luxor is one of our favorite hotels, and the most suited to our aesthetic (mysteries of ancient Egypt). When you look up at the pyramid ceiling, your head spins.

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We rode the elevator, or sideways-lurching “inclinator”, several times. The other passenger was not amused by our giggling.

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Walk like an Egyptian. Next stop… Italia.

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Contrast the painted sky, canals and gondoliers to my real-life visit to Venice with Seby.

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Koi fish beneath the big Buddha at Tao Restaurant, where I had a birthday dinner. I ordered everything on the menu with yuzu (my favorite Japanese citrus) on it.

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Throne chairs in the corridor.

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Next, I’ll post photos from Animegacon, including the Doll Delight fashion show! For sneak peeks (and cute kitty antics), check out my iPhone videos on VideofyMe.

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Have you partied in Las Vegas? Which hotels, restaurants and diversions did you enjoy the most?

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  • Rory

    Cutie

  • QEW

    Awesome!!

  • jessica

    that looks like fun girl!

  • Badra 5

    This is cool <3

  • Ileen

    I wish i could have gone :(

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      xoxo

  • estelle

    cute ♥

  • http://www.facebook.com/nightmarelab Алеианд Кхолд

    Mom visited Las Vegas, when she participated in a hairdresser contest, she won!
    She stayed at Riviera hotel, and she enjoyed the Ceasars palace, and vsaw the pyramidal casino too.

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      So cool! Vegas is kitschy fun :)

  • shinjukusecretarydreams

    Happy Birthday! ^.^

  • http://www.facebook.com/sayuri.hidaka Sayuri Hidaka

    Happy Birthday!!!

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Thank you, Sayuri!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Katja-Lansetti/100001217317010 Katja Lansetti

    Happy birthday to you!!!= ^.^ = ^_^ = ^.^=

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      Arigato Katja!

  • Loli-Ana

    AWESUM!!!!!!

  • Ricardo

    buen dia como estas cuantos años tienes

    • http://www.lacarmina.com/blog lacarmina

      xo