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Reika began her crafting path in elementary school where she made felt badges, cultivating early talents that would eventually lead her to craft her first costume: Okita Souji from Rurouni Kenshin. Since then, she's brought many of her favorite characters to life, even if they are male. Her favorite costume accomplishment to date is Origami Cyclone (Tiger & Bunny). She's become quite good at creating her own clothing patterns and she's learned many things attending Cosplay America alumnus Goldy's cosplay and prop-making classes. When taking on characters with large props or intricate masks, she develops the props and most difficult elements first to make sure she doesn't run out of time and rush the parts that need the most attention. If you'd like to learn more about traditional outfits, Reika recommends visiting historic clothing exhibitions and museums. At the end of the day, Reika believes there's no greater reason to cosplay than to take on characters you love.



Convention Guest Appearances:
   Anime Matsuri 2014 - March 14-16 in Houston, TX
   Anime 2014 - June 13-15 in The Hague, Netherlands
   SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2014 - August 9-10 in Rosehill, NSW, Australia
   Yaoi-Con 2014 - September 12-14 in Burlingame, CA
   Anime Matsuri 2015 - April 3-5 in Houston, TX
   Otaku Festival 2015 - May 9-10 in BucureČ™ti, Romania
   Anime 2015 - June 12-14 in The Hague, Netherlands
   San Francisco Anime & Cosplay Festival 2015 - July 18 in San Francisco, CA
   Nippon Nation 2015 - July 25-26 in Vienna, Austria
   SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2015 - August 8-9 in Rosehill, NSW, Australia
   Connichi 2015 - September 18-20 in Kassel, Germany
   Anime Weekend Atlanta 2015 - September 24-27 in Atlanta, GA
   Anime Matsuri Hawaii 2015 - November 27-29 in Honolulu, HI
   Comic Fiesta 2015 - December 19-20 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
   A Taste of Animethon 2016 - January 22-23 in Edmonton, AB
   Anime Matsuri 2016 - February 26-28 in Houston, TX
   Anime North 2016 - May 27-29 in Toronto, ON
   Animecon 2016 - July 9-10 in Jyväskylä, Finland
   San Francisco Anime & Cosplay Festival 2016 - July 16 in San Francisco, CA
   Saboten Con 2016 - September 2-5 in Phoenix, AZ
   The Best of Anime 2016 - September 17-18 in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
   Cosplay America 2016 - October 21-23 in Chapel Hill, NC
   Anime Festival Asia 2016 - November 25-27 in Singapore
   Made in Asia 2017 - March 3-5 in Brussels, Belgium
   Anime Matsuri 2017 - April 7-9 in Houston, TX
   Anime 2017 - June 9-11 in The Hague, Netherlands
   Otafest 2017 - June 30 - July 2 in Calgary, AB
   Anime Friends 2017 - July 7-9 in São Paulo, SP, Brazil
   The Best of Anime 2017 - September 9-10 in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
   Cosplay America 2017 - October 20-22 in Chapel Hill, NC
   Super Dimension Convention 2017 - October 28 in Torrance, CA
31 guest appearances

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