Happy Hump day! Enjoy this adorable cosplayer’s awesome answers.
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
My art name is Miuko 🌸^^ I like this name more than my real one because it’s a nickname that I decided to give to myself and no one have one like mine. It’s special and it makes me feel unique.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGE?
My favorite beverage is Japanese green tea but I drink especially water because I don’t like sugary beverages or sparkling drinks.
TELL ME A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF.
Hi everyone I’m Miuko, I’m 16 y/o and I’m an Italian cosplayer from 1 year. Although my cosplay passion began one year ago, my love for anime, manga and Japan started 5 years ago when I understood what an otaku is but when I was younger I used to watch anime like dragonball or naruto.
WHEN DID YOU START COSPLAYING?
1 year ago, at Lucca comics and games, my first convention ^^
WHY DO YOU COSPLAY?
I do cosplay because I really like to be my favorite anime character, even if it’s for a short time. I also like to make people happy with this “work”, it’s really rewarding when someone appreciate what you do^^
WHO ARE YOUR COSPLAY IDOLS?
Yuriko Tiger, leonchiro and aishizaya😍
WHAT TYPES OF COSPLAY DO YOU DO?
I cosplay anime, manga and video games characters.
WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU WANT TO COSPLAY BUT PROBABLY NEVER WILL?
I’d like to cosplay Suzuya from Tokyo ghoul but I don’t like to wear contact lenses so I can’t 😭
DO YOU MAKE, BUY, OR SPECIAL ORDER YOUR COSPLAYS?
I buy and make my cosplays but I like more to make them because wearing something that you do with your hands it’s more rewarding.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT COSPLAY?
I love to make people happy to see their favorite character ^^ I also love the way it makes my problem fly away, in fact when I do cosplay, I think only about this, putting myself with all my strength.
WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING FOR YOU ABOUT COSPLAY?
The most difficult thing for me is make all the cosplays that I want to do because I’d like to cosplay a lot of different character and I’m so impatient and sometimes I make more cosplays at the same time>.<
Who is your favorite character to cosplay?
My favorite cosplays are gasai yuno from mirai Nikki, Asuna from sword art online(Titania version) and D.va from overwatch. I really like to do feminine and elaborated cosplays with a lot of details and different varieties of costumes.
IF YOU COULD LIVE IN OR VISIT ANY FANTASY WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?
I would probably go in sword art online, in Tokyo ghoul or in a shojo anime (which is really fantastic😂)
WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR INSPIRATION FOR YOUR COSPLAYS?
I get inspiration only for the eye makeup from different people even if they aren’t cosplayers, then I mix all the things that I like in a different style of makeup. I like to create my unique style and I don’t want to be a copy of someone. I want to be the person who inspired other instead of being a simple clone.
WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU WISH BEGINNING COSPLAYERS KNEW?
I think that I’m a beginner too, but in my 1 year of experience I learned a lot of things and the most important is: NEVER GIVE UP! Even if you receive bad comments you must try to improve yourself and your cosplays and never never never stop to believe in your dreams because if you love cosplay you don’t have to quit this passion!
WHAT TIPS OR TRICKS DO YOU HAVE FOR OTHER COSPLAYERS?
I don’t know, I have a lot to learn and I would have a lot of advice but the most important is USE YOUR BRAIN, be creative,innovative and do not be afraid to dare.
WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU WISH NON-COSPLAYERS KNEW?
WE AREN’T DRESSED BY CARNIVAL
WHAT COSPLAYS ARE YOU WORKING ON?
I’m working on:
-gender bender naruto
WHAT COSPLAYS DO YOU WANT TO DO IF MONEY AND TIME WERE NO OBJECT?
Ahri from lol and Yae Sakura from Honkai 3rd impact
WHERE CAN PEOPLE FIND YOUR COSPLAYS?
They can find me on instagram: @mewmiukocosplay
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