What got you into cosplay?
I love anime/manga, I love dressing up, I love making things, It was only a matter of time.
What was your first costume and why?
My first official cosplay was Kotetsu Isane from Bleach. My friend and I were going to our first con and we definitely wanted to do actual cosplay. Bleach was our favorite anime and the one that started it all for us, so naturally we decided to go with Bleach characters.
I chose Isane because she's a minor character but easily recognisable because of the hair. We also have similar body shapes and personalities. She's not my favorite character, but I grew to like her more and more as I collected reference pics.
What is your favorite costume and why?
I have to say, my Wolfina costume. Even though no one ever recognises her, I think it's a really good recreation. I also think that the shirt is some of my best sewing work so far.
Do you have a dream costume you'd like to make?
Jabi from GARO Makai Senki.
What has been your most memorable cosplay experience?
Walking into the building at ASTL 2010 and being greeted by cries of "Nel! Nel!" It caught me a little off guard at first, but it was really gratifying to see how beloved that character is, and how much people really loved my recreation of her.
Do you participate in masquerades?
What was your best masquerade experience?
Probably MTAC 2010. My best friend and I were able to enter together and that really helped with my normal stage presence fail.
Have you won any awards for your costumes?
Now I have, yay!
My favorite anime
Bleach, Death Note, D.Gray-Man, Gintama, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Ouran High School Host Club, History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi, Full Metal Alchemist, Zombie Powder (so it's only a manga and not anime, I love it), Samurai Champloo, Mushishi, Rurouni Kenshin, Saiyuki, Tsukikage Ran
My favorite game(s)
My favorite games are old '80s games with the 8-bit sprites. Can't get enough of them.
My favorite book(s)
I love books. Pretty much all of them.
My favorite character(s)
Ishida Uryuu, L, Akutabi Gamma, those are the ones that stand out the most.