In Case You Missed It: My Favourite Posts of 2018

To read my favourite posts from 2019, click here!

Study Date with Moya

My first IRL meeting with Moya! If you are a blogger in Vancouver, let me know! But… maybe meet after the pandemic is over. u_u

I’ve met Falcon before too at a con!

Tea Time with: Rose

The actual collab post is on The Pantless Anime Blogger’s blog. This was my first collab (I’ve only done two). We talked about One Piece! I’m super impressed that TPAB watched an entire arc for this collab.

Tea Time with: Rose (Part II)

Part 2 of the collab with TPAB.

Why I Like Anime So Much

This is one of my most personal posts to date. I think it was a necessary post to write, though.

Anime Revolution 2018

This was one of my happiest days because I got an autograph from Kappei Yamaguchi and attended Hana and Baozi’s panel.

GUMI Megpoid Cosplay – Difficult Love/Nankai Renai

GUMI Megpoid Cosplay – Matryoshka

These are two of my favourite cosplays.


Looking back, 2018 was a good year for blogging and cosplaying. I’ve noticed that a lot of bloggers are no longer active, which is unfortunate. I wonder if it’ll happen to me one day…

Death Note – Misa Amane Cosplay

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I’ve actually cosplayed as Misa before. This was posted in December 2017 but the photo was taken earlier. My guess is that it’s from Summer 2017.

Anime Cosplay: Sing “Yesterday” for Me & Lovely Complex

I did these last month but never posted these photos to my blog. ><

Rou from Sing “Yesterday” for Me

Otani from Lovely Complex

The star is supposed to be on the other side of the cardigan but the front camera flipped it.

Cosplays: Given/Durarara!!/Kurosagi

Mafuyu Sato from Given

Shizuo Heiwajima from Durarara!! 

Kurosaki from Kurosagi

Has anyone read Kurosagi? It’s one of my favourite manga but I don’t know anyone else that has read it…

Cosplays: No Face & Casual Conan

My version of No Face, based on a drawing I drew in January:

Casual Conan cosplay from Detective Conan:

Anime Cosplays: Mirai Nikki & Kimi no Na Wa

Yuno Gasai from Mirai Nikki/My Future Diary

Mitsuha from Kimi no Na Wa/Your Name

I’ve cosplayed as Mitsuha before. Click here to see the post.

Why Do I Cosplay?

I’ve written about why I blog, so this time I’ll write about why I cosplay.

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  1. It’s fun. I like fashion and clothes.
  2. It’s a way to show my love of anime.
  3. It’s cool to own things from anime. For example, I have Luffy’s straw hat from One Piece, Kaneki’s mask from Tokyo Ghoul, a No Face mask from Spirited Away, Mitsuha’s hair tie/bracelet from Your Name, and a lot more stuff. I don’t care much about expensive, brand name things but I like to own things from anime because I think it’s cool.
  4. Cosplay is a creative outlet.
  5. I get to look different anytime I want. For example, I’ve cosplayed as Nana Osaki from Nana (punk look) and I’ve cosplayed as several boy characters. I’ve cosplayed as child characters and as mother characters too. Even my day-to-day style changes all the time. I don’t like to be restricted to one style because I like to feel free and fluid.
  6. Cosplay has helped improve my self-confidence. I cosplay for myself. I am happy when people tell me that they like my cosplays, but my own self-perception is really important. When you see photos that you feel proud about, there is a feeling of self-satisfaction which ultimately boosts your self-esteem.
  7. I’ve met cool people through cosplay and it has also reaffirmed my friendships because it feels so good when you are supported by friends.
  8. It’s a way to spend time. I spend most of my free watching shows but cosplay is a break from watching something.
  9. It’s fun to cosplay at conventions.