I had hoped to start cosplaying with some friends at our very first convention, Minami 12 way back in 2006, but we had no idea what we were doing and never got round to it in time.
I did, however, manage it for Minami 13 (though technically, my first cosplay was the Doctor, at Midlands Expo a month beforehand) - where I cosplayed Seras Victoria, Lirin from Saiyuki and Duo from Gundam Wing.
Ever since then I've thrown myself into it, I absolutely LOVE cosplay so much, and I'd like to think my costumes get better every time - or at least I hope they do! I'm always learning new things.
I'm still not at a point where I'm really happy with most of my costumes, but I'm starting to be confident enough about them to want to wear them again - something I never did at first.
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