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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

BELLDANDY Cosplay

^Ah! My Goddess or Ah! Megami-sama is one of the series that left a mark on me.
I don't remember everything about it, but I remember how I felt about the series.

I remember thinking how wonderful Belldandy was.
Admittedly, Belldandy is not the typical strong sassy onechan type I love cosing.
She is much more docile but still strong in her own way.


Belldandy is a Goddess from Heaven, like for reals, that's how the story goes, she is a Goddess 1st Class 2nd Category with Unlimited License working in the Goddess Relief Agency.

Well, she's a goddess. What else do you need?
hehehhe

Belldandy has a nice round face, not so thin and not really fat and not bombshell sexy, just right. She has long shiny beautiful hair. She's nice, she's caring, she's smart and everybody likes her. She can talk to animals and spirits and ask the elements for assistance.
She can cook, she can clean, she can sew!

She may be a bit naive but overall... I think, the reason I like her so much is because I think Belldandy is the ideal woman who will eventually be the perfect wife and mother.
She isn't just beautiful physically, her heart is so beautiful and capable of so much acceptance and love.
She's nice but you don't mess with a goddess!

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Inspirational Cosplayers

^... a very biased list of inspirational cosplayers.

One of the best way to improve on your cosplay is to simply improve your cosplay attitude.
Of course, that starts with yourself but you also need someone to inspire you and lead you down the right path.

Here are some cosplayers I admire because of how awesomely passionate they are with their cosplays and craft, and their beautiful outlooks in life and this hobby.

In no particular order:

*YAYA HAN
Yaya Han as Carmilla of Vampire Hunter D
See more from Yaya Han in Facebook and her official website

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Why Your Cosplay Sucks

sucks or to suck- is an expression of disappointment, meaning something is bad or rubbish and can also be referred to something unsatisfactory. to be not good at something.
i.e. Your cosplay sucks = Your cosplay is rubbish = Your cosplay is not good at all.

^Hello, dear reader!
First of all, give yourself a good pat on the shoulder. I highly believe that the first step to improvement is having the desire to do so.

If you DON'T think your cosplay sucks, then why are you even here?

Magnet Kaito cosplay
photo by z3LL

Saturday, April 4, 2015

bucket list check + more cosplay ambitions

^I made a cosplay bucket list in 2011.
I realize that I have mostly done what I wanted in my run as a cosplayer.
Some were unexpected but I am very thankfully that about half of the list has been ticked off.

Now, to add more ambitions to that list hehehehe

Related: 2011 Cosplay Bucket List
Yes, very ambitious. XDD
So far, I have only one cartoon cosplay, and that is Fionna from Adventure Time.
Technically, I do have a mecha cosplay but I don't check off cosplays until the costume has had a proper photoshoot.


Ok, let's make a new list and carry over the items left from the previous list.

⬜ Host a cosplay event or at least be a presenter 
⬜ Be a judge
⬜ Have a mecha cosplay
⬜ Have a mecha cosplay made by me
⬜ Have a daring cosplay
⬜ Have a very moe cosplay
⬜ Have a monster cosplay
⬜ Accomplish a very extravagant cosplay
⬜ Have a cosplay PV
⬜ Assemble a super epic group cosplay
⬜ Have a sentai cosplay
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⬜ Be one of the Philippine representatives for WCS
⬜ Bag a prize in WCS for Philippines
⬜ Have a genderbend cosplay
⬜ Have a gijinka cosplay
⬜ Have a cosplay of a live character/ celebrity (Kyary cosplay! XDD)
⬜ Accomplish my Sailormoon cosplay dream (me in all the charas I like. Cheeky, ain't I?)
⬜ Have a collaboration cosplay with some epic people like (Mimi Mon and Kuri)
⬜ Visit Australia for cosplay and fun!
⬜ Meet Yaya Han
⬜ Have a Disney cosplay


Chun Li cosplay
photo by jenco


Also, from now on I'd like to focus on more shoots. Locations, studios, with lots of planning and impeccable end products. Like really wow photos that will leave lasting impressions, something that will perfectly showcase my love for the character and series <3

I'd like more elaborate costumes, too. And more cosplays with friends and groups.

I can't think of anymore at the moment. hahahaha
My, what an ambitious list that is. But when one dreams, one should dream high, right?

When the time comes, all I will have are photos and good memories.
So I want my cosplay pics to be as awesome as I can make them.

Thinking about future cosplays and collabs make me so giddy.
I am excited for 2015 and the years to come. <3


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Monday, March 30, 2015

6 Years of Cosplay

^6! S-I-X! Six years of cosplay later, here I am.
With my sister, I started cosplaying in April of 2009, so that makes 2015 our 6th year of cosplay.
Wow.

(Technically, it is still March and our Anniversary isn't a few more days from now but I am just really happy that I've been cosplaying for so long and that I am still enjoying it XD)

Let's see, my last entry was... November 2014.
As I feared, life has gotten the best of me.
The number of cosplays I have done have drastically gone down in the last few years but the quality has greatly improved. I think... Maybe... XD
But even with the drop in the number of cosplays I churn out, I am still very much into cosplay.
Though now, I have learned to control which ones to go ahead with and which ones to let go.
Now, I thirst for more challenging costumes as I want to make more beautiful things.


2009 : Year of the Noob Cosplay Bliss
Very minimal make up, used my natural hair most of the time and if I didnt, I had on low class wigs because at that time I really had no idea where to buy wigs, how to make up and I was still pretty much afraid of contact lenses. But I didn't care, I was just happy to dress up XDD