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costuming is love

  • 19th September
    2014
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#FollowFriday - ginnymcqueen

I don’t post much about problems with the current status quo of the cosplay community, but IMO, cosmetic surgery to sustain a hobby perpetuates this false idea that cosplay is about meeting unrealistic beauty standards than being creative in your fandom.

  • 18th September
    2014
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10 Anime That Will Always Stay With You

Pinged by jimmysherfy

Rules; Don’t take too long to think about it. 10 anime you’ve seen that will always stick with you. List the first 10 you can recall in no more than 10 minutes. Tag 10 friends including me, because I am interested in seeing what anime you chose.

1. Revolutionary Girl Utena

2. X/1999

3. Love Live: School Idol Project

4. Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon

5. Black Lagoon

6. HeartCatch Pretty Cure

7. Ranma 1/2

8. Brother Dear Brother

9. Another

10. Baccano!

  • 18th September
    2014
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  • 18th September
    2014
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#TBT - Roberta from Black Lagoon

I really need to bust out Roberta again. I got into Black Lagoon a few years ago (no thanks to daoutlaw). I ended up enjoying the series because it was paying homage to many western action films but still keeping an engaging and intense plot. 

I’ve been on a Terminator kick lately. One of the reasons why I cosplay as Roberta is because she’s also an homage to Robert Patrick’s T-1000. The chase scene in Terminator 2 is almost shot per shot in the Black Lagoon chase scene in the Roberta arc.

I wore Roberta to AX 2010 when they premiered Roberta’s Blood Trail. I still have yet to see the entire OAV. However, I’d love to wear Roberta again to an event. Boston Cosplayers Ball, perhaps?

  • 17th September
    2014
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Tag You’re It: Cosplay Survey Thing

First cosplay: Card Captor Sakura (Platinum ver.)

Second character: Utena (Revolutionary Girl Utena)

Third cosplay: Yukino (His and Her Circumstances)

Most satisfying: Cure Marine (HeartCatch Pretty Cure)

Least statisfying: Panty Anarchy (Sex and Daten City ver.)

Next cosplay: All the Nico Yazawa’s!

Next next cosplay: well, I have a Maki wig and I’m not afraid to use it.

Major event plans: Plan? what Plan?

  • 15th September
    2014
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Your cosplay-making habits (eg. singing while working on cosplay) ?
I can’t think of anything creative, but I have netflix or hulu in the background while I sew.

Your cosplay-making habits (eg. singing while working on cosplay) ?

I can’t think of anything creative, but I have netflix or hulu in the background while I sew.

  • 14th September
    2014
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Your cosplay specialty (ie. something that seems to apply to a large amount of your cosplays, it could be a specific series, or a common feature in their appearance, such as glasses) ?

All the Idols!

Before it was Pokemon, X/1999…but I’ve been on an idol kick lately…

Sailor Moon stuff is also in a close second

  • 13th September
    2014
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Your cosplay idol.

I have many mentors - most not on tumblr. They may not be the cosplayers with the most likes or most awards, but these people have been nothing but kind and helpful when I was first learning how to sew. <3

  • 12th September
    2014
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  • 12th September
    2014
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Something cosplay-related that you will never do (eg. crossplay, cosplay from a certain series)&#160;?
There&#8217;s a trend of &#8220;lingerie cosplay.&#8221; Not my thing. I know Peach John released Sailor Moon &#8220;lingerie sets&#8221; and I&#8217;ve seen people wearing them at cons. It&#8217;s just not my thing to wear in public spaces, but that&#8217;s just me personally. 

Something cosplay-related that you will never do (eg. crossplay, cosplay from a certain series) ?

There’s a trend of “lingerie cosplay.” Not my thing. I know Peach John released Sailor Moon “lingerie sets” and I’ve seen people wearing them at cons. It’s just not my thing to wear in public spaces, but that’s just me personally.