So I've been in school for half a year now and things have settled down somewhat.
As for my future, funny enough both my parents told me to take it easy, learn what I could, and enjoy the experience; they said I was stressing too much over my future (<--?!?!?! lolol). So even though I'm pretty much feeling like a job in the anime industry might not be for me, I will stick it out and see how things turn out. At this point I'm considering aiming for 3D animation in the US, but we'll see. Keeping my eyes open, and in the meanwhile brushing up my art and learning as much about various software as I can.
Meanwhile, at school something called "Harajuku Festival" is coming up soon. It's a 3-day event that seems like some sort of open house-cultural festival fusion with activities, food booths, and student works on display. I think I have 2 works that will be displayed and I've posted my photoshop work, which I'm rather proud of.
Looking forward to Halloween and determined to post something this year!!!