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Tuesday, 22 September 2015

EVENT: Anime Fiesta ADZU 2014


Cee as the Bride of the Water God
 And the event post is here. It's a wee bit late but still, let me present to you..

Anime Fiesta ADZU 2014


Ateneo de Zamboanga is slowly recognizing our small cosplay community and their annual cosplay event proves this so. It started with a cosplay event for a casue and now this anime event which happened during their popular Alumni Homecoming week.

The event was specially documented by a local tv show named VezTV, powered by the ever active SkyCable channel

I have a few seconds of exposure on this video. I tried my best to act like Soah but I was having so much fun that time!



I met my old cosplay friends and got to know new ones too. These are some of my shots with cosplay enthusiasts and fans.

Maika who knows BOTWG well. She's a fan of Soah and Mui!

With friends who accompanied me during the entire event.
Anyway, Anime Fiest AdZU of AFA 2014 was a cosplay contest open to all cosplayers. I joined in because I wanted to cosplay Soah, one of my long time cosplay plan.

It was difficult to construct a cosplay skit for the character since it does not have an anime series (where I can get an idea on how to portray her), so I opted to find some ideas from other Soah cosplayers in YouTube.

I watched a few traditional Chinese and Japanese dances and incorporated a pleasant, somewhat traditional background music.

Too bad I was not able to ask a friend to take a video of my performance. Nevertheless, my friend took a couple of photos of my skit and bits of it was shown in the video above.


I walked around showing my outfit and doing a few poses. I was really nervous back then... my hands were shaking!


Well, I made it through the skit thanks to my friends who believed in me and cheered on! The audience were cheering for me too! I can't believe they liked my cosplay! ^_^

After my cosplay skit ramp, people asked for photos of me. I wasn't really expecting this since I dressed up as an unfamiliar character.

My guess that time was maybe they got attracted to my red brocade costume. It kind of different from the other cosplayers that day.

Photo with friends ^_^
Photos with AdZU peeps, who took a nice photo of me for their school facebook page:

Photo from AdZU Facebook PAge
With a new friend Rena, a reader of my blog.
More photos with friends:





And lastly, the closing of the program with the winners announced and freebies given away:


Taken when one of the VezTV staff asked us to mention a few Japanese words.
To all those who cheered on while I was doing my performance, thank you so much for the support! Your kind words and compliments will be my motivation to do even better next time.


I definitely need to improve my Soah makeup next time and maybe mind my flowing gown while I am walking around. I don't want it to be ruined because of my carelessness.


I wish I will have another chance to cosplay Soah again! Maybe I'll find time for a cosplay shoot, preferably on a river and I hope with a Mui cosplayer! 


Thank you so so much for reading and watch out for my next post!


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