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Anime USA 2014 | Review | AUSA Con Report

Anime USA 2014 | Review | AUSA Con Report

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 | 2 comments

Lots of things exciting things have been happening lately! Kitty and I have both been really busy making some life changes. It might be the last time we cosplay for a while—life priorities, man. School, jobs, friends and relationships to juggle. Anyways, I’m probably moving to the East Coast, permanently. Hehehe, which is why I decided to attend Anime...

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Otakon 2014: Otakon Convention Review!

Otakon 2014: Otakon Convention Review!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 | 9 comments

Yay, I’m back from Otakon! It was really fun! Cinnabunny kept telling me that it was huge and she wasn’t lying. O_O Soooo many people. It was like the largest gathering of nerds ever, hehehe, so glorious! I wore Yuffie. =) Kitty was supposed to join me as Kairi from Kingdom Hearts but the convention conflicted with her schedule. ;_; I missed her but I...

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Akemi Homura Cosplay | Madoka Magica |Cost Breakdown

Akemi Homura Cosplay | Madoka Magica |Cost Breakdown

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 | 0 comments

Every so often, I get emails asking how expensive it was to make my Homura cosplay from scratch. She’s still very popular and I love her simple and elegant design. Unfortunately, Homura’s costume was quite expensive for me to make, but if you’re less picky about materials or don’t commit as many mistakes as I did, you can probably recreate Homura...

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A-kon 25 Review!

A-kon 25 Review!

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 | 2 comments

A-Kon still brings back fond memories for us! Two years ago, our first A-kon opened our eyes to cosplay. Poof, it was like a whole different world existed, filled with nerdy anime and manga fans like us—where were these people growing up? Anyways, of course we had to revisit the con that popped our cosplay cherries. But I think I was more excited about...

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FF8 Squall Cosplay | Gunblade Tutorial | How to make a Gunblade

FF8 Squall Cosplay | Gunblade Tutorial | How to make a Gunblade

Posted by on May 19, 2014 | 6 comments

Today I’ll be explaining how I made my gunblade for my FF8 genderbend Squall cosplay. I personally love gunblades, however useless and impractical they are. For my Squall cosplay, I actually picked the Dissidia character design/gunblade because I like how updated that version looks. Let’s jump right into it! (If you dislike reading, you can just watch...

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain | Quiet Cosplay Makeup Tutorial

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain | Quiet Cosplay Makeup Tutorial

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 | 0 comments

From the very first time I saw her character, I wanted to cosplay as her. She just has this amazingly badass look about her. There are a few of theories as to why she looks the way that she does. Kotaku has an interesting article on the subject, and their first two theories made the most sense to me. There’s the body camo theory, and then...

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Anime Matsuri Review: Rei and Asuka at Anime Matsuri 2014!

Anime Matsuri Review: Rei and Asuka at Anime Matsuri 2014!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 | 2 comments

For Anime Matsuri, we decided to team up with Atelier Heidi again for the cosplay contest. Anime Matsuri typically enlists high caliber judges who have extensive knowledge of sewing and prop work. We really wanted to impress Catherine from GSTQ Fashions and Bill Winans of Angry Dog Studios. We thought something from Evangelion would be both worthy and...

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Katsucon 2014 Review: Con Report!

Katsucon 2014 Review: Con Report!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 | 0 comments

For Katsucon, I decided to make a simple cosplay that would be comfortable to walk around in while I fangirled over people. I heard that this was the con for cosplay, and that really piqued my interest because I love staring at beautifully made costumes.   My Katsucon cosplay—songstress Yuna! Easy to hike around in. =) Due to inclement weather, we almost...

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Homura Cosplay Tutorial Part 2| How to Make Homura’s Shield

Homura Cosplay Tutorial Part 2| How to Make Homura’s Shield

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 | 10 comments

As usual, we never have time to sit down and put out as many tutorials as we intend to. Madoka Magica is still so popular–here’s the 2nd half of my Homura cosplay tutorial which explains how I made her prop. Sorry, better late than never? This was a great learning experience for me even though I was pulling out my hair trying to figure out how to...

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The Last of Us | Ellie Cosplay Tutorial | Part Two: Makeup

The Last of Us | Ellie Cosplay Tutorial | Part Two: Makeup

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 | 1 comment

I made a video to walk you through this Ellie makeup tutorial! Enjoy!   First of all, Ellie is freaking adorable. I love doing my makeup and transforming myself into a tough little freckled cutie. Let’s get down to business. Here are all of the supplies I used to create her look (and as you can tell, my collection is extremely...

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