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Couple Cosplay Contest – Syren and Kiril

Couple Cosplay Contest

Couple Cosplay Contest in February

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Bio of the Cosplayers:

Name Syren Kiril
Gender Female Male
Nationality American American
Facebook Syren Kiril

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Cosplay Performance of Syren and Kiril’s:

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Comments from the Cosplayers: We both love Gurren Lagann so deeply, and we had already cosplayed from the series before we started dating, which is how we met. Both cosplays are either handcrafted or made by buying pieces and further modifying them. We hope you enjoy our entry, we had so much fun cosplaying them! Also, photos were taken by DJKafka.deviantart.com.

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Mason Monds and Shaina Glinski Suok Jiuan and Jeslyn HiiNero and LuceCosplayMaleny Intharath and Esmail MehrinfarTako and PeterrSyren and KirilJess L-S and Nick TNatsu and SaikeElena and Marco

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Couple Cosplay Contest – Tako and Peter

Couple Cosplay Contest

Couple Cosplay Contest in February

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Bio of the Cosplayers:

Name Tako Peter
Gender Female Male
Nationality China China
Facebook ChiibiTakko peterxii
Deviantart shirogami520 luffyxii

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Cosplay Performance of Tako and Peter’s:

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Comments from the Cosplayers: Both Gumi’s dress and Gakupo’s vest was handcrafted by me from scrach minus the green petitecoat. I love making costumes for the both of us~! It makes the cosplays we do even more special and personal. (not to mention the outfits will fit us like gloves~! =3) We both love cosplays and that’s actually how we first met at Anime Expo years ago. Our common interests eventually turned a long-term friendship into something much more~ ♥

All picture credit goes to Champ on okageo.deviantart.com. Who is not only an amazing photographer but an awesome cosplayer as well~!

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Mason Monds and Shaina Glinski Suok Jiuan and Jeslyn HiiNero and LuceCosplayMaleny Intharath and Esmail MehrinfarTako and PeterrSyren and KirilJess L-S and Nick TNatsu and SaikeElena and Marco

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Couple Cosplay Contest – Maleny Intharath and Esmail Mehrinfar

Couple Cosplay Contest

Couple Cosplay Contest in February

Bio of the Cosplayers:

Name Maleny Intharath Esmail Mehrinfar
Gender Female Male
Nationality Laotian/Vietnamese Middle-Eastern/Filipino
Facebook Maleny Intharath Esmail Mehrinfar
Twitter Maleny_Trap doctorforhire
Self-introduction of the Cosplayers We have been together for about 9 months and spend a good amount of time together going to conventions. A pretty common interest me and him have (aside from cosplay) would be video game; specifically in the fighting genre. That is all than can be said for now.

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Here’s a simple interview: Q: How did you know this contest? Is it easy to join in or do you have any advice for it? Since there will be many other contests held here, which theme do you most expect to see later? A: We found about this contest after Maleny found out about the retweet contest through a friend (who has ordered costumes from MicCostumes before. Q: What’s your favorite cosplay theme? And what’s your best cosplay performance? A: Theme varies. Q: What do you think about cosplay? Share us something good and bad on this performance art in your opinion. A: Cosplay is a fun hobby and we both love it! Good: the process and result of a cosplay. Bad: Critique on characters. Q: We will be interested in knowing some difficulties you met while cosplay. And how did you overcome them? A: Usually involving any part of the cosplay needs to be altered, secured, or repaired. Safety pins and emergency sewing kits; that’s all you need.

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Mason Monds and Shaina Glinski Suok Jiuan and Jeslyn HiiNero and LuceCosplayMaleny Intharath and Esmail MehrinfarTako and PeterrSyren and KirilJess L-S and Nick TNatsu and SaikeElena and Marco

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Cosplayer Interview with PaXingCai

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Showing us the breathtaking Team Fortress 2 cosplay, PaXingCai accepts our interview today. She loves Cosplay and Vidya. To know more about this American cosplay talent, focus on what’s shared below.

Q1. Please tell us something about yourself.

I’m a 24 year old graduate of the University at Buffalo. I have 2 ferrets named Sly and Terath after other medics I play with in Team Fortress and my favorite color is orange. I’m almost always connected to technology whether it be my phone or tablet and I really love android. In my day to day life you would never guess that I dress up and do geeky things.

Q2. When did you begin to do cosplay? You like it or got into it by some other reasons?

I started going to conventions when I was 11 or 12 at Anime North a local convention in Toronto. My parents had friends who went to Star Trek conventions so they somehow figured it would be ok to take me a few times and then I was hooked. I saw all the cosplayers there and was inspired and my mother helped me make a costume for the next convention!

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Q3. What’s your favorite cosplay and why?

I’d have to say my solider costume from Team Fortress 2 is my favorite. While it isn’t the most elaborate or technical thing I’ve ever made its just fun to wear. TF2 has been my favorite game to play the past few years and wearing the costume has allowed me to meet a lot of Team Fortress fans not to mention my friends in ArsClan where I play TF2 get a real kick out of it.

Q4. Have you ever met some difficulties in cosplay? And how did you solve them?

Time is always a huge difficulty because having a real job and responsibilities gets in the way of sewing as do games and reading etc etc….. I solve this by massively procrastinating usually XD.

Q5. I find you have so many stunning pictures displayed in the gallery. So, are you often photographed? Is there any suggestion for people? How can they look great while facing the lens?

Practice in the mirror always and look up reference images of what your character does. Unless you are dressed as a boring character that does nothing but peace signs don’t do that. There are different poses that flatter different body types and knowing your features helps a lot. I for one am not big in the boob department so I try to pick characters that focus on things like legs and pick poses that flatter that.

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Q6. Is there any suggestion for which convention cosplay beginners can go?

Going to a place like Goodwill and the Salvation Army and buying cheap clothes to try to modify or take apart is a good place to start. You aren’t wasting money on good fabric and it gives you a lot of the basic shapes to think about.

Q7. We do think your Team Fortress 2 cosplay seems ideal. So, how could you achieve this?

My Soldier is based off the fanart of Agent Scarlet who made the TF2 guys into period pin up girls. I figured this was more suited to me than being a large man. The Jacket is a women’s shirt pattern I modified. The shoes have the flames detailed on with fish tank silicone I painted with glass paint to achieve the rocket jumping effect in the artwork I based it off of. The hat I found at an army surplus story and modified with ribbons and a button to create the honcho’s headgear. My first pot hat while hilarious was a bit difficult to keep on my head.

Q8. Any new plan you can’t wait to do?

Finally finishing my Arch Bishop from Ragnarok Online! It’s been sitting around in pieces for some time now and I’m eager to get it done.

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Q9. Are your costumes made by yourself or bought?

I’ve made everything myself aside from Mami and Seung Mina.

Q10. What are the good things of cosplay? And also, what are the bad things?

The best things about cosplay are the friends that I’ve made. The hobby attracts a lot of eccentric people like myself and it’s very cool to find like minds. The worst thing about cosplay is the amount of drama. It seems more and more recently things are more like a beauty pageant and less about the creative side of the hobby and it gets very cut throat. I think it’s inevitable when there are so many women competing for attention but it’s sad to see a lot of really nice work not get the recognition it deserves because the person wearing it weighs more than 110 lbs.

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Couple Cosplay Contest – Nero&LuceCosplay

Couple Cosplay Contest

Couple Cosplay Contest in February

Bio of the Cosplayers:

Name Samuele Campobassi Leslie Isabel Patriarchi
Gender Male Female
Nationality
Italy
Facebook Samuele Campobassi e Leslie Isabel Patriarchi
Deviantart Deviantart
Self-introduction of the Cosplayers We are Luce and Nero, a couple of cosplayer,and in real life too <3

We are cosplayer since 2008 but we know this art from a little big longer time

Hime study at the university in Rom a thing called “Scienze della moda e del costume” and Nero instead goes to school^^

We love the art of cosplay and hope you enjoy our work^^

All the costumes where handmade by us,even the weapon and the accessory.

Hoping you like our photo!!

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Let’s Enjoy Cosplay Performance of Nero&Luce’s!

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Here’s a simple interview:
Q: How did you know this contest? Is it easy to join in or do you have any advice for it? Since there will be many other contests held here, which theme do you most expect to see later?

A: I see a post on deviantart.It’s easy to join and I have no expectations about other contest but I hope to be surprised!^^

Q: What’s your favorite cosplay theme? And what’s your best cosplay performance?

A: This!We love couple cosplays and we think our best performance where Sasuke & Sakura and Zeus & Artemis from Saint Seiya Sacred Saga

Q: What do you think about cosplay? Share us something good and bad on this performance art in your opinion.

A: For us cosplay is the final art.It unites painting,darwing,sewing,carpentry and it required a high knowlege of materials.It’s our hobbie and of course we love it.The bad thing are that it exist too much competition =(

Q: We will be interested in knowing some difficulties you met while cosplay. And how did you overcome them?

A: The difficulies are trying to do somethings you had never done like cuttin wood or sewing.I had take lessons from my mother and learn to sew and other things toghether to create our work without giving up even if it was hard.

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Mason Monds and Shaina Glinski Suok Jiuan and Jeslyn HiiNero and LuceCosplayMaleny Intharath and Esmail MehrinfarTako and PeterrSyren and KirilJess L-S and Nick TNatsu and SaikeElena and Marco

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