What got you into cosplay?
My love of video games and anime. Also, I was into theater a bit and am good at making props and weapons.
What was your first costume and why?
I can't remember but I think it was either Link from the Legend of Zelda or Cloud Strife from FFVII. I was a huge Nintendo and LOZ fan when I was younger and decided to work on it. Although they were incomplete costumes, they were definitely Cosplay.
What is your favorite costume and why?
Currently, my favorite costume is my Etzio Auditore cosplay because of the amount of work put into it and I just feel cool wearing my personalized gear and I had lots of fun tooling the props such as
Do you have a dream costume you'd like to make?
I'd like to make a Humanoid Thanatos (Persona 3), Kira Yamato (GSEED), Zack Fair (FFVII), or anything that involves a gathering/party of costumes.
What has been your most memorable cosplay experience?
Most recently, AX 2011, spending time with the Persona Gathering as Minato Arisato and participating in Cosplay Chess with my Etzio cosplay.
Do you participate in masquerades?
Not to date.
Tell us a little about yourself
Graduated from the US Air Force Academy and is currently a Lieutenant in the Air Force. I played volleyball and was an actor while in college. Activities include Drawing, Video Games, Basketball, Snowboarding, Social Experiments, and various others. I also love to travel.
My favorite anime
Cowboy Bebop, FLCL, Fate/Stay Night, Haruhi, Excel Saga, Full Metal Panic (All Seasons), Last Exile, Full Metal Alchemist, Deathnote, Miyazaki Films, Avatar the Last Airbender
My favorite game(s)
Chess, SSBM, American Mcgee's Alice,Chrono Cross,Final Fantasy VII -X,Tactics Ogre/Ogre Battle, Persona Series, anything released by ATLUS
My favorite book(s)
Anything written by: Tom Clancy, Brian Jacques, Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Rick Riordan.
My favorite character(s)
Spike Spiegel, Link, Richard Grayson, Robin (Witchunter), Naota (TAKKUN!), Arisato Minato, Ash Ketchum, Kurz Weber, Sakura (Tsubasa)
My favorite movies(s)
Saving Private Ryan, The Matrix, Boondock Saints, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang