What got you into cosplay?
After my first visit to Anime North in 2004 I decided that it would be way more fun to dress up in costume the next time!
What was your first costume and why?
Dejiko, from Digi Charat.
Originally it was chosen because I was cosplaying with a friend who was planning on dressing up as Puchiko, but she dropped out, and I ended up keeping the costume idea.
What is your favorite costume and why?
I like any EGL costumes, because I think they're absolutely beautiful, and adorable. My favourite costume to date though, would have to be the anbu costume I made recently. It was fun to walk around in, comfortable, easily posable, and very decorative all in one! Hopefully I can do something similar again soon!
Do you have a dream costume you'd like to make?
Hsien-Ko from Darkstalkers/Marvel vs. Capcom or a gundam would be my current dream costume.
What has been your most memorable cosplay experience?
Each one is better than the next ;)
Do you participate in masquerades?
Yes! I've been in three so far!
What was your best masquerade experience?
My first masquerade at Anime North 2012 was enjoyable and an interesting experience. I met so many new people!
Have you won any awards for your costumes?
Best in Show Anime North 2013 - Usurper King Zant
Best in Class (Journeyman) Workmanship Anime North 2013 - Usurper King Zant
Best Oldschool Journeyman, FanExpo 2012 - Sewer Urchin
Best Novice Props, Anime North Masquerade 2012 - Falco Lombardi
Anime North Hall Costume Award in 2007 for my Maryweather Hargreaves costume
Anime North Hall Costume Award in 2005 for my Dejiko costume
Tell us a little about yourself
Graduate of the Sheridan Illustration program...now I'm looking for work as it were.
My favorite anime
FLCL, Evangelion, Gundam Wing, Kiki's Delivery Service
My favorite character(s)
Duo Maxwell from Gundam Wing