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Gearing up for Katsucon

Journal Entry: Sun Feb 12, 2012, 9:42 AM
Hey guys!

So, finally a major convention rolls around!  As much as I hate missing out on Megacon this year, I'm so excited to be going to Katsucon in National Harbor, MD! www.katsucon.com/

Since the preliminary round for the World Cosplay Summit is being held there, it's kind of a big deal. :XD: I'm not entering this year, but I'm so excited to be able to watch and support my friends who are entering. :heart:

Over the course of the weekend, I will be cosplaying:

:star: FRIDAY:  Miki from Idolmster (in her Pink Diamond stage outfit), as part of an Idolmster group! I'm pretty sure this will be the largest group I've yet to be a part of.

:star: SATURDAY AM:  Euphemia (Artbook Gown) from Code Geass
Lakeside Princess by MelfinaCosplay

:star: SATURDAY PM:  Utena from Utena the Movie
Utena Cosplay 4 by MelfinaCosplay

:star: SUNDAY:  Lisianthus/Sia from Shuffle! for a group
A Lisianthus in the Garden by MelfinaCosplay

And also, I'm learning a dance for the Idolmster group: www.youtube.com/watch?v=iY3XiB…;<-- Hopefully this will pan out, and we'll be able to get video of it!

Of course, I'm leaving on the BEFORE crack-of-dawn, earliest flight I could get on Friday, which leaves at a painfully early 5:30am, and will hopefully get me into Washington DC by 11am (I have a layover in Atlanta, as 99% of flights out of Panhandle Florida do).  So, I'm getting as organized and packed up as possible this weekend, so that I won't have to scramble on my nights after work this week.  Because we ALL know how I feel about scrambling last minute. :XD:

So yeah! I'm really excited to be attending my first Katsucon, and I hope to see a lot of you there!

In other news:

:star: 2 WEEKS LEFT TO ENTER MY OC DRAWING CONTEST (NO, I WILL NOT SHUT UP ABOUT THIS :heart: ): livingdoll2.deviantart.com/jou…;<--- Please enter! I've got 6 entries so far, but I'd really like to get at least 10! So PLEASE, PLEASE spread the word to anyone that draws. Remember, PREMIUM SUBS and FREE ART to be won!!

:star: 50K Kiriban is going strong, and we're less than 1,000 pageviews away, guys! Thank you so much! :heart:

Until next time, take care! :heart:

  • Reading: Haystacked Cradle, A Clash of Kings
  • Watching: Persona 4 Anime, MLP, Mawaru Penguindrum
  • Playing: Xenosaga Episode I
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Harlehsaurus Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012
Just saw your group on acksonl's video :D I got so excited to see an actual idolm@ster group performing! I'm so sorry I wasn't able to attend Katsucon, otherwise I'd have totally given you guys big egos in person with all my fandom ^^; Congrats on the feature! You guys deserved it!
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MelfinaCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
D'awww, thanks so much!! :heart: I'm really glad you enjoyed seeing us in his video! We'll probably be doing another iM@S group again next year. I really appreciate your kind words! :blush:
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StarsOfCASSiOPEiA Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012  Student General Artist
Oooh, I hope I get to see your Euphie dress in person! See you there! :heart:
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Mattissimo Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012
As always, I really wish I could come, but alas....
I'm sure you'll have fun though, and I can't wait to go to cons with you again in a little over 6 months...UGH! I miss the anime scene and my Karen-chan!

Anyway, good luck, and I hope everything...and I mean EVERYTHING...pans out okay. ;)
I'm looking forward to skyping with you when you get back for all the details!
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MelfinaCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Heeeee ^.^ Thanks a ton, Matt! I'm sorry that I'm just now replying to this! Anywho, I've got some more news (well, plans anyhow) regarding that, so mayhaps next weekend we can Skype? I'd say tonight at our usual time, but I know that's really short notice. ^^;
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shiimapan Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
ARE YOU LADY? ;) Good luck learning the song, I adore a lot of the iM@S songs but learning the dances is just... ugh. xD;; It's a lot harder than it looks, and this coming from someone who's used to learning k-pop songs so I feel your pain! I'm sure your group will do great though, so I can't wait to see some videos!! :)
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MelfinaCosplay Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'M LADY~~ :heart: :XD:

And thank you, I NEED ALL THE LUCK I CAN GET! And exactly, they ARE a lot harder than they look. :faint: I'll try not to disappoint!
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Juju-gurl Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
Have fun!!
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MelfinaCosplay Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, Julie! :hug:
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Juju-gurl Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012
Hopefully we can attend another convention together soon <3
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