Sophie Hatter from Howl’s Moving Castle // Cosplayer :  Feltheartart // Photo : cosplayphotog

When I was 12 or 13 years old I happened to be in Seattle while Sakuracon was going on, and amongst the crowd, I saw the most perfect looking Sophie Hatter walking down the street to the convention. At that time I didn’t know anything about conventions or cosplaying, but that experience really sparked an interest in me and though I didn’t start cosplaying for quite a few years after that, without even knowing it that girl really made a big impact on me. It was absolutely wonderful to get to wear my very own Sophie cosplay to Sakuracon this year, and who knows, maybe I sparked an interest in someone else =] .

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