What got you into cosplay?
i went to a con with my friend, met cosplayers, and was instantly in love.
What was your first costume and why?
Strawberry Shortcake. And because she is awesome. Childhood flashback i guess.
What is your favorite costume and why?
Haruko from FLCL because i love the character, love the costume, and she fits my personality. Plus its an excuse to dye my hair pink.
Do you have a dream costume you'd like to make?
Zelda. i keep saying i will but im such a slacker.
What has been your most memorable cosplay experience?
This little kid dressed as Naota came up to me (Haruko) at ACEN (2005). His mom took a picture of us. i felt special.
Do you participate in masquerades?
Not yet, i haven't gone professional.
Have you won any awards for your costumes?
Tell us a little about yourself
i work at the biggest animal shelter in Chicago. i have four wonderful cats. i love to dye my hair and use any excuse to wear a costume! i also enjoy video games, books, and movies in my free time.
Is there anything else you'd like to add?
"my brains the burger and my hearts the coal"
My favorite anime
FLCL and Samurai Champloo are two of my favorites, but ill watch just about anything. i like getting recommendations from random people.
My favorite game(s)
Kingdom Hearts. Soul Calibur. Black and White. Animal Crossing. Mortal Kombat. Tenchu. Pokemon. Diablo 2.
My favorite book(s)
His Dark Materials (The Golden Compass Trilogy). Harry Potter. Anything by Chuck Palahniuk, Francesca Lia Block, and fantasy in general.
i think i read more than i cosplay :(
My favorite character(s)
Haruko, Strawberry Shortcake. Ayame from Tenchu. Lyra Belacqua of the Golden Compass.
My favorite movies(s)
Kill Bill (1 & 2), Pulp Fiction, Fight Club, Hackers, Mean Girls, and Sifl and Olly (i know its tv but theres no tv catagory).
My favorite actors/actresses