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I'm back!! Been on a long cosplay break (2014 to 2018) but I'm back hopefully for good!
I don't really cosplay in the uk anymore as I don't go to cons here as much as I used to if at all. So in the future, more of my costumes will have their debut at Japan Paris expo.

Some backstory if you want to read:

It was in year 2008 during my first year of college. I befriended a college mate who had found out that I also liked anime
and spoke to me about mcm expo. At the time I was pretty clueless I had no idea that cosplay existed,
I didn't know anything about conventions either.
She persuaded me to come along and tried to explain to me what cosplay was.
I didn't get it, my mind couldn't comprehend it at the time.
As if people actually dress up as anime characters! So I thought.
Boy, was I stunned when I finally went to my first expo event!! I was a huge Gintama fan as well and when I saw
someone cosplaying Gin during my first expo, I felt this unexplainable feeling of joy. I was seeing my fav anime characters
projected their right in front of me in real life. It was mind blowing!
I wanted to be part of it, to be an anime character for a day was a childhood dream come true for me. (I used pretend I was sailor moon when I was young).
So after that fun experience, I immediately fell in love with cosplay, faithfully attended mcm expo london up until 2014. Then I started going to Japan Paris Expo from 2013
but since that is usually an expensive trip, I don't bother too much with UK cons.

I've also made a documentary about cosplay with a film group, it got screened at the David lean cinema at the Croydon Clocktower back in 2009, something like that. When I didn't feel so old!

Last online 10 months ago


Joined: 1st Jul 2010

Completed costumes: 20

Photos uploaded: 123

Progress journals: 29

Events attended: 12




London MCM Expo October 2012
Black rock shooter, Sougo


London MCM Expo May 2012
Michiko, Toshiro Hijikata


London MCM Expo October 2011
Shinsuke Takasugi, Kagura



London MCM Expo May 2011
Black Rock Shooter, Panty



Hyper Japan Oct 2010
Rolling Girl Miku


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Rain edited Rider (4 years ago)

Rain edited Sakura (4 years ago)

Rain added 2 images of Len (4 years ago)

Rain deleted a costume (4 years ago)

Rain deleted a costume (4 years ago)