What got you into cosplay?
i wanted to make a hermione costume for the order of the phoenix midnight party
What was your first costume and why?
hermione granger... for the reason why look at what got me into cosplay
What is your favorite costume and why?
Must change now that I've finished Zashiki Warashi. It was such a pain to try so many new things, but I think my outfit turned out so well :) AND lots of people noticed me!
Do you have a dream costume you'd like to make?
definitely any star wars outfit
What has been your most memorable cosplay experience?
matching sodas ^_^ (inside joke)
"omg do you remember that time when mary threw up?"
my mafia family <33333
Do you participate in masquerades?
Yup. I love being on stage.
What was your best masquerade experience?
Just recently, winning Best Intermediate Construction at Anime Expo. Winning something at the biggest anime convention in the US definitely humbled me and it's inspiring me to become a better cosplayer :)
Have you won any awards for your costumes?
Best Group (with Kagz) - Tokyo in Tulsa 2009
Judges Award (with Kagz, Hikaruhime and Saya35) - Izumicon 2009
Best Intermediate Construction - Anime Expo 2011
Best Advanced - Izumicon 2011
Tell us a little about yourself
cosplay is my life. I know that sounds stupid but really I have nothing else, besides photography and some minor graphic design, that I love to do.
Is there anything else you'd like to add?
My favorite anime
cardcaptor sakura, tsubasa, xxxholic, soul eater, katekyo hitman reborn, ouran host club, fruits basket, trinity blood, kobato, pandora hearts, puella madoka magica, prince of tennis,
My favorite game(s)
kingdom hearts, any of the harry potter games, nancy drew, prince of tennis crystal drive, cooking mama, bleach, pokemon, phoenix wright, wii fit, brawl, guitar hero, left for dead, final fantasy 13, the lego series
My favorite book(s)
twilight series by stephanie meyer, harry potter, series of unfortunate events, demonata series from darren shan, cirque du freak by darren shan, his dark materials, Percy Jackson and the Olypmians, The Red Pyramid
My favorite character(s)
Watanuki Kimihiro, Ashiya Mizuki, Izumi Sano, Nakatsu Shuuinchi, Fai, Mokona (both), Alviss, Sakura, Syaoran, Kikumaru Eiji, Yukimura, yumichika, kira izuru, Kobato, Tomoe Mami, Madoka, Sakura Kinomoto,
My favorite movies(s)
do you REALLY want me to list all my favorites?
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Harry Potter (all), Pride and Prejudice (BBC VERSION), Star Wars (original trilogy rules), Lord of the Rings (all), Legally Blonde, Mummy 1 and 2, Jurassic Park (all), X-men (all), Titanic, Nightmare Before Christmas, Pirates of the Caribbean, and laa laa the list goes on
My favorite actors/actresses
Gomoto Naoya, Aoyoma Souta, Rupert Grint, Ikuta Tomoa, Oguri Shun, Suzuki Hiroki, Araki Hirofumi, Seto Kouji, Yanagi Kotaroh, Nagayama Takashi, Endo Yuya, Kenn, Aoki Kenji, Shinoda Mitsuyoshi, Kato Ryosuke, Adachi Osamu, Kamakari Kenta, Kanesaki Kentarou Kanesaki. Yagami Ren, Baba Toru, Sato Takeru, Minami Keisuke, Johnny Depp, Bette Midler