Going backwards to forwards in time, uuhhh 'Back to the Future' (cheese, I know.) It's easier to think we are behind CA time by 3 hours, but really we are ahead in the game of time.
The Flight Over ---
∑ Entertainment? -- 2 movies (Perfect Man & A Beautiful Mind), beaded 1 gold ornament (3 to 3 1/2 hours non-stop) & 1/3 of a green & red one, read a couple chapters of Matchstick Men, slept, ate... Exciting, I know.
∑ Before decent to Tokyo, Japan --- 8000 vertical miles, 10 1/2 hours in the air, 30000+ altitude
∑ Tokyo airport --- Real Sushi!
∑ To Bangkok, Thailand --- another 7 1/2 hours in flight from Tokyo.