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Artist // Hobbyist // Varied
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My Bio
Current Residence: Japan
Favourite genre of music: J-Pop, J-Rock, Trance, House
Favourite style of art: Anime/Manga
Operating System: Mac OSX 10.8
Favourite cartoon character: Osaki Nana (NANA), Lady Oscar (Rose of Versailles), Kaburagi T. Kotetsu (Tiger & Bunny), Zhang He (Dynasty Warriors)
Personal Quote: Your mom.

Favourite Visual Artist
Cheryl (, Frank Cho, Yazawa Ai
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Too many to count
Favourite Games
Dynasty Warriors, Star Ocean 2, Valkyrie Profile, DDR, Pokemon, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Favourite Gaming Platform
PS3, XBox 360
Tools of the Trade
Anything that does what I want it to do
Other Interests
Anime, music, video games, web design, computers, modeling, fashion, cosplay
EDIT 1/31/2016: Oops, I just realized that February has 29 days this year! I guess it would be best to use #29DaysofBlackCosplay instead for this year's posts! Character: Viola (Soul Calibur V) Cosplayer: Sooyong (SCHIZO-ALIAS) Photographer: Jim O'Connor February is near, and that means it’s almost time for not only Black History Month, but also 29 Days of Black Cosplay. Last year the movement had a lot of participants, including myself, and I enjoyed it very much! The reception was generally very positive, but not without criticism. As I wrote in my blog from last year, some people felt that black cosplayers didn’t need to b
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With all of the heavy feelings documented and out of the way, now I can focus on the positive experiences from the past year and then some, otherwise known as my 10th year (Summer 2014) and 10th anniversary (Summer 2015) of cosplay. My first cosplay experience was at Otakon 2005. I had kept this in mind from Otakon 2014 and throughout 2015, and although I had said that I was going to take a break while I made my transition from Japan back to the US, I ended up never taking that rest. Starting from Otakon 2014, a year which also happened to be the 20th anniversary with my BFF from 1st grade, she and I made an awesome memory together not only
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(Continued from Part 2: Part 2) ------------------------------- My anxiety with cosplaying as Kasumi and having been ogled and harrassed is related to my decision to start crossplaying. A few years ago, I started following Reika, a famous Japanese cosplayer. She had cosplayed as a few Dynasty Warriors characters and her work was impeccable. Not only were her costumes well-made, her makeup technique made her appear to be a very convincing Asian male. If her name wasn't Reika, I wouldn't have known right away that she was a woman. She almost exclusively cosplays male characters, and she has a huge following of female fans who adore her as if
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I wish you the happiest of birthdays & I hope you will continue to colour our monochrome lives!

Thank you!!! I appreciate it! :)
Haaaaaapppy birthday~!! :3
omg Thank you!!!! Sorry I haven't been around here much so I just saw this!!!!
It's all right! :3