Cosplayer Interviews – Rikuh

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This is Rikuh, a Hungarian girl, who calls herself as a self-proclaimed genius. She is interested in music-singing-dancing, drawing, writing, gaming and photography. You know photographers like Suicidebee or Valyeszter? Yeh, they are favorite photographers for Rikuh. This pretty girls very likes Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy X. In her cosplay, we can see many stunning Final Fantasy cosplay works. Today, she joined in our cosplayer interviews and shared something helpful below. Now, take a look.

1. Please introduce yourself first.

Hey there, I am called Rikuh! ^.^ I am a really vivacious girl, who loves to be with her boyfriend and friends!

2. What does cosplay mean to you?

I was once a big anime fan, that time cosplay was a big hobby for me and my friends~ 😀 Now It’s more than 2 years ago that I stopped watching anime. Since then, for me, cosplay is a way to get in an entirely different world for a few days. I find the atmosphere of conventions breathtaking, where you can try being someone else – it’s like a big theatre. I also have grewn to like sewing a lot, I love the challenge of making costumes. And I’m really into hairdressing since I started cutting/styling wigs!

3. What and when was your first cosplay?

My first cosplay was Sango from InuYasha. Haha, I was 13 years old and knew nothing about sewing at all~ But considering I did it by myself it wasn’t that horrible… I hope! 😀

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4. Does your family support your cosplay?

Well, they aren’t exastly happy about it, but they do like that I am „creative” 😀

5. What is your most memorable cosplay experience?

Wow, that’s really hard to tell! I’ve had so much fun with my friends! 😀 But maybe those three times we performed on stage. I was nervous as hell – it was just as scary as amazing how many watched us -but dancing is one of my biggest passions, so it was a great combination with cosplay! ^^

6. Any other cosplay plan in 2011?

I really wanna make Babydoll from Sucker Punch! ^^ Also, I’m working on Vanille and Rikku from FF-X right now, and want to make Lightning afterwards! Other costumes I want to make are Yuna from FF-X and Miku from Vocaloid! ^^

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7. Do you make your costumes yourself or buy them?

I always make my costumes, but I really want to get a lot better at it! ^^”

8. Any other cosplayers you like?

Of course, I always have my idols! 😀 I really love KashinoRei’s work, and Ryuux3 is my current favorite cosplayer for all of her amazing Final Fantasy cosplay! ^^ And AmaneKitarou has to be my fav guy cosplayer 😀

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9. Do some changes happen to you after cosplay?

Well, thanks to cosplay, I got used to people taking pictures of me! ;P Earlier I didn’t allow anybody XD

10. Any advice you wanna share with cosplay newbies?

Don’t be afraid to try, if you really want to do something, you will be able to! And most important, have fun with it! ;D