Conventions & Events

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Previously Attended Conventions

  • 2017: Ikkicon, LouisiANIME A-Kon, Anime Fest, Anime North Texas, Ikkicon
  • 2016: Ikkicon, DCC Fan Days, All Con, A-Kon, Anime Expo, Anime Fest, San Japan, Anime North Texas
  • 2015: Ikkicon, Anime Matsuri, A-kon, Anime Expo, SGC, Anime Overload, Retropalooza, Anime Fest, Anime North Texas
  • 2014: Anime Matsuri, Anime Central, A-kon, LouisiANIME, San Japan, Anime Fest, Dragon-con, Anime North Texas
  • 2013: All ConAnime Matsuri, LouisiANIME, A-kon, Anime Overload, San Japan, Anime Fest, Anime North Texas, Ikkicon
  • 2012: Ikkicon, Anime Matsuri, LouisiANIME, All Con, SXSWi Screenburn, A-kon, San Japan, Anime Fest, Ikkicon
  • 2011: Ikkicon, Anime Matsuri, LouisiANIME, A-kon, Tokyo in Tulsa, Anime Overload, San Japan, Mechacon, Anime Fest, Oni-con, Yulecon
  • 2010: Ikkicon, Babelcon, Anime Matsuri, LouisiANIME, A-kon, Tokyo in Tulsa, San Japan, Mechacon, Anime Fest, Oni-con
  • 2009: Ikkicon, Anime Matsuri, LouisiANIME, San Japan, Anime Fest, Oni-con
  • 2008: Ikkicon, Anime Matsuri, A-Kon, Anime Expo, San Japan, Anime Fest, Oni-con
  • 2007: Ikkicon, A-Kon, Anime Expo, Anime Fest, Oni-con
  • 2006: Ushicon, Shiokazecon, A-kon
  • 2005: Ushicon
  • 2004: Ushicon, A-kon

Convention Work Expereience

Staffing Experience
I have the following experience working for a variety of conventions and events:

  • Ushicon 5: Security Staff
  • Anime Fest 2006: Security Staff
  • Ikkicon 2007-2008: Cosplay Staff
  • Anime Matsuri 2008: Cosplay Staff
  • San Japan 2008: Cosplay Staff
  • LouisiANIME 2009: Cosplay Lieutenant
  • LouisiANIME 2010-2013: Cosplay Director
  • LouisiANIME 2013-2014: Cosplay Guest Relations
  • Ikkicon 2013-2014: Cosplay Lieutenant
  • ANT 2013-2016: Cosplay Director
  • 2010-2015: Promotional Table Experience at Various Conventions
  • A-Kon 2016-Present: Cosplay/JFashion Division Manager

 

Cosplay Guest / Cosplay Judge Experience
I have the following experience working as a cosplay guest/judge:

  • Anime Overload 2013: Cosplay Contest Judge
  • Retropalooza 2015: Cosplay Contest Judge
  • Anime Overload 2015: Cosplay Guest
  • Anime Austin Launch Party: Cosplay Guest
  • San Japan 2016: Cosplay Contest Judge
  • LouisiANIME 2016: Cosplay Guest

 

Panels And Events
I have run and assisted on the following panels and events at conventions:

  • Cosplay 101
  • Body Type and Cosplay
  • Cosplay Horror Stories
  • History of Cosplay
  • Beginner’s Guide to Props & Armor
  • Advanced Sewing Technique
  • Wig Styling
  • Cosplay Stencil Workshop
  • From 2D – 3D: How to bring your costume to life
  • Cosplay Contests
  • Fashion Shows

If you are interested in working with me for your convention or event please feel free to email me at Hello [at] KiraKiraCat [dot] com or use the form on my Contact page. I am available for costume contest judging, panel hosting, cosplay event coordination and promotional work.