Hey, welcome to the forums. You're kind of in the same boat I am, but I made an account and left it sitting around for a few years before I actually got around to using it. Good luck to the both of us, heh.
What's your cosplay MO, Shawnee?
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Want to help create a US anime convention map?
COSPLAYS IN PROGRESS
Canterbury (Kuroshitsuji) - 30% - Kuro Gathering
Utatane Piko - default (Vocaloid) - 15% - Ohayocon
Boris (Alice in the Country of Hearts) - 3%
Armin/Jean/Connie (Shingeki no Kyojin) - 0%