Friday, 18 December: Drive to Albuquerque, NM. See good friend graduate from college.
Monday, 21 December: Fly to Tokyo. My car will return to California with my son and daughter in law.
Tuesday, 22 December: Arrive in Tokyo, spend one night there.
Wednesday, 23 December: Train to Osaka. Stay through Christmas. Practice local accent. Maybe hit Universal Studios, a castle, and an Ethiopian restaurant.
Monday, 28 December: Train to Tokyo. Check in. Maybe hit Disneyland.
Tuesday, 29 December - Thursday, 31 December: Comiket. Buy lots of doujinshi.
Thursday, 31 December: Train to Nagasaki. Visit with a friend from Minneapolis.
Sunday, 04 January: Leave Nagasaki, probably for Gunma prefecture. Possibly stay with a Couchsurfer in Maebashi named Tadashi, in the Gunma prefecture.
Tuesday, January 6: Fly home from Japan. Arrive the same day, earlier than I left.
Friday, January 8: Arrive at Anime Los Angeles, as a guest.
Sunday, January 10: Actually going home. Hopefully I'll get some rest at the con.