Otakon Convention Buddies?

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#1 NeQuittezPas on 9 years ago

I figured this would be more appropriate here, as opposed to the "Seeking Cosplayers" thread.

This will be my first year going to Otakon, and I haven't been in the area for the last five years... so I don't have anyone to really *go* with. I've occasionally run across people who have never gone to a convention who say that the thing holding them back is that they don't have anyone to go to a convention with.

So I figured perhaps this could be a thread dedicated to finding other people to hang out with for cons, and maybe make friends with common interests to do geeky stuff with? You can put your name and basic information and your interests, and find other people to meet up with for Otakon...

So I suppose I'll go first:

Name: Cassie
Age: 18 (Freshman in college)
Interests/cosplays: I've cosplayed from Death Note, Yu Yu Hakusho, Kuroshitsuji, Soul Eater, and Harry Potter. My favorite anime is currently Code Geass, my favorite comic is V for Vendetta... I enjoyed the book Freakonomics and the movie In Bruges, and I write fiction and doodle clothing designs in my spare time.
Looking for: People to have geeky conversations with/chill with at Otakon. (It would be fun to do a group cosplay, too, but I've had plenty of fun in groups with seven different people from seven different shows and still had tons of fun.)

#2 Aurora Maryte on 9 years ago

[b]Name:[/b] Kris

[b]Age:[/b] 24(25 on May 8th)

[b]Interests/cosplays:[/b] You can just go look at my profile but... I've cosplayed from Naruto, Bleach, Hetalia, Code Geass, Avatar, and Final Fantasy XIII, and will be doing Assassin's Creed Brotherhood and Final Fantasy VI this year along with those other ones.
I love Bleach, Ouran High School Host Club, Saiunkoku Monogatari, Code Geass, FMA, Death Note, and Naruto(kinda..haven't looked at it in months though). I also love Assassin's Creed and Final Fantasy.
I used to have hobbies...but with grad school I don't have much time for anything but cosplaying-and that only in the summer. But I enjoy singing, playing cello, reading, astronomy, and of course like any 20-something partying or going out with friends. I just don't seem to have much time for this stuff at the moment.

[b]About Me:[/b] When you 1st meet me you should know I'm shy. Some people take that as rudeness or disinterest. Seriously though I just don't know what to say. Don't take it personally, I open up pretty fast- and in the meantime my sister(who's 16) will talk a mile a minute to you so you won't be bored or pissed off.
I'm a grad student at UMDNJ and will probably be attending law school in the fall.

[b]Looking for:[/b] Obviously new friends. I don't have enough that are interested in cosplay or convention related things.
It would be even better to find someone doing a FFXIII, AC:Brotherhood, or FFVI cosplay so we could all(my two siblings, the new person, and I, and most likely a few people I know) have a theme thing going on.
Finding someone closer to my age would be cool too. I have nothing against teenagers as long as they aren't fangirly glomping weirdoes, but I'd like to not feel so old, ya know? Finding people in my age bracket, who might be more mature too, would be freakin amazing.
I'm up for being friends with anyone though.

[b]Contact Info and Stuff:[/b] Again, you could just get this off my profile, but whatever.
AIM: teddybearsofdoom
Email: [email][email protected][/email]
PM me if you want my cell, or my Facebook info.

#3 Kiro on 9 years ago

[b]Name:[/b] Brian
[b]Age:[/b] 21
[b]Interests/Cosplays:[/b] Can't say too much about cosplay (list isn't very long). Elfen Lied is my favorite anime, followed by Madlax and Hellsing Ultimate. I enjoy talking about cars, whether it be maintenance or racing. I used to be into art (realistic 2D and 3D modeling) and will probably get back into it before Otakon; just haven't had time to do much with college/work and all.
[b]Looking For:[/b] Anyone that has transportation and is willing to hang out after the con ends. So, local New Jerseyans preferred, I guess, especially if you're into cars/bikes and motorsports even a little. Otherwise, any fan of Initial D, Black Lagoon, Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu, Index/Railgun, or any series aforementioned. It'll also be fun meeting fellow hideyosexuals. :D

tl;dr Fans of anime, cars, art, etc. All are welcome.

#4 ShinigamiKaitou on 9 years ago

Name: Katie
Age: 25
Interests/cosplays: Have several cosplays from over the years. My favs have been my Digimon ones, and Xelloss from Slayers, though I've cosplayed from Tokyo Underground, Ranma 1/2, Naruto and several other fandoms. Huge fan of anything nerdy. Bit of a bookworm alongside the anime fandom, I adore anything Mercedes Lackey,Robert Jordan or Anne Bishop <3 Currently obsessed with Inazuma Eleven.

Looking for: People to dork around with and talk to about random stuff. Always fun to have someone you met razz you at Karaoke XD or to spaz at when you see someone cosplaying from a show "you haven't seen in foreeeeever *flail*"

I tend to babble alot, if I get too annoying being hit with a paper fan seems to work :3

Feel free to Message me or IM me. My AiM is in my profile

#5 Kaze Saffire on 9 years ago

Name: Willie
Age: 22
Interests/Cosplays: K-On, Hetalia and Full Metal Alchemist are my newest interests. If I listed them all, I could go on forever. As far as cosplays I've done, Bleach, Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Soul Eater, and Ouran High School Host Club
Looking for: People to wander aimlessly/do para para/boogie at the rave with.

#6 Sukachu on 9 years ago

Name: Amanda

Age: 19 ( 20 on October 3, 2011 )

Interests/Cosplays: Interests, I love lots of anime, From Actions Adventure, Romance, Comedy, any forms of combinations, Sci-Fi, Fantasy. My favourites though out of all of them? why Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and action adventure, sure Romance is nice to have but its not a nessesity for me XP. Music? My I love various types, Metal, Rock, Pop, Techno, Hardstyle, Alturnitive, 70's, 80's, basicaly anything but country ><. Games. I love Anything RPG and or platformer o.o... fighting is alright, racing is acceptable as well sports-er no.. and FPS....eh not much into it but I can play it. Movies, basicaly the same as my anime :) cept I dont like the Romance movies x.x no action no nothing always gueshy and boring x.x. No offence of course to those who like it :3 Uh-anything else you wanna know just let me know :) I s alo a kind of freshmen in college Iam going to ITT Tech, to learn about animation and game design ^^ I would love to do voice work in anime... and or in games or design my own game for a company or something as well. As for Cosplay, I will be doing Miku/Luxray or dropping one of them for a kingdom hearts cosplay :o ... not sure as of yet what I might do :/ For the rave, loads of glosticks for sure @[email protected]

Looking For: Someone who loves to have fun and goof off, have a good laugh and enjoy the time together. I love to joke around, talk and interact with people. I would love to get a dual cosplay together like... Miku and Mikou, for an example or something never Cosplayed with someone from the same series or anything and Id love too >< um Iam looking for someone who wouldnt mind haning out, and yeah o.o... cosplaying or just hanging the whole time :)

gunna add in my contact info if interested - Aim - vampiricriku
yahoo - SukaValentine
Msn - [email][email protected][/email]
Skype - Suka.Valentine
and yeah o.O...

#7 Misa_Loves_L on 9 years ago

Name: ToniMarie (just call me Toni)

Age: 20 (turning 21 this june)

Cosplays done: Sango from Inuyahsa, Kairi from Kingdom hearts2, Misuzu from Air TV, Sakura from Cardcaptors, Riku from Kingdom hearts 2, Gunner Yuna from Final Fantasy X-2, Aeris from Final Fantasy 7, Marluxia from Kingdom hearts.A custom Misa Amane

Cosplays doing this year: Look at my signature

Extra Info on me: Im very nice I dont judge people, Im a hyper person, I will admit i am a fan girl i do have those moments but im not over bareing.
Im a student in collage (Im taking Bussiness Retail)
I love Anime and Video Games (XD)
I love meeting people at cons (and on here) i always say the more the merrier.

Looking for: Cosplays to join in my group eaither in Vocaloid Kingdom hearts, Final Fantasy or Deathnote.
And Just to have some fun doing Para Para and just goof around at the con with. Just Message me if your intrested

#8 Zouziias on 9 years ago

#9 GraelynRose on 9 years ago

Name: Micaela (I also go by Rose, Kayla, or Pan...among other names. There are still people who call me Pan. D: I prefer Micaela or Rose.)

Age: 23 (Will be 24 at Otakon)

Cosplays done: Hotaru Tomoe (Sailor Moon), Xellos (Slayers), Pan Son (DBGT), Videl Satan (DBZ), Gryffindor student (Harry Potter), Raven (Teen Titans), Tifa Lockhart (FFVII: AC), EGL, Rose Tyler (Doctor Who: A Long Game), Rose Tyler (Doctor Who: Tooth and Claw), Rose Tyler (Doctor Who: End of Time), Amy Pond (Doctor Who: Time of Angels), Draco Malfoy (Harry Potter)

Cosplays doing this year: See signature. I haven't decided which ones to bring to Otakon though.

Extra info on me: I'm shy. First meetings are horribly awkward for me. If I don't say much at first, it's not because I'm being rude. My favorite animes are Dragonball and The Slayers. Sailor Moon, Digimon (series 1 and part of series 2), original Pokemon, and Cowboy Bebop (even though I haven't seen the whole series yet, it grew on me) are also up there. As you can see from my recent cosplay endeavors, I am a Doctor Who fan. That includes both the classic and the new series. I'm an avid reader. My favorite books are Atlas Shrugged, A Song of Ice and Fire, Wheel of Time, Dune, Perdido Street Station, Outlander, and Harry Potter. I also love music and art.

Looking for: A Doctor. >.> Anyone I can make friends with who have similar interests. People to geek out with. However, like Zouziias said, don't be a creeper.

#10 Rosemary_red on 9 years ago

Name: Jocelynne, josie, rose, miss.....O.O
[COLOR="deepskyblue"]Age: 18
[COLOR="deepskyblue"]Cosplays done: i started cosplaying back in augest and so far I've done kiki from kiki's dilivery servce and a white mage from final fantasy.(pics on the way)
[COLOR="deepskyblue"]Cosplays doing this year:I have plans of doing ritcher belmont from castlevaina symthany of the night and hungery from hatalia but i'm not sure if i want to do misha from pina-ten, ezio from assassins creed 2, issac clarke from dead space 2, necromorph from dread space, or victor "goddamn" sullivan from uncharted ( sully ft4!!).


if you would liketo take and make plans then you can E mail me at [email][email protected][/email]

#11 cartman0828 on 9 years ago

Name:kenny shaffer
Age: 23
Cosplays done: naruto,codegeass,fma,
Cosplays doing this year:prob Fma brotherhood
what i am looking 4 well my name is kenny shaffer and i am an alcoholic o crap this is not the right 4 that but ya i have friends going with us but could always fit one more.

#12 Ulqorimiforever on 9 years ago

Name: Alycia

Age: 23 (Will be 24 in March)

Cosplays Done: Rin/Inuyasha, Rochelle/Left 4 Dead 2, Aerith/Kingdom Hearts II, Rin/ Fruits Basket, Moko-san/Skip Beat, Takiko/Fushigi Yuugi Genbu Kaiden, Buneary/Pokemon
Cosplays doing 2011: Tiana/Princess and the Frog(Yellow waitress dress), Lucy/Fairy Tail(Celestial Green gown), undecided 3# costume.

Extra Info on me: Im a college student studying to be a ASL Interpuer and live in North Carolina. Loved anime since I was 7 years old. Used to be a shy person but ever since high school, I have been pretty opened up. I like to meet new people as long as they are respectful to others around them. I'm literally one of the nicest people out there. The basics: I like anime, gaming, cosplaying, reading(Defaintly reading!!),drawing,listening to music, etc. Love to parapara dance when I get the time. I like to try new things @ least once in my lifetime. I seriously have a open mind to anything. I dont judge anybody untill i fully know the person. Ummmm, I think thats it.

Looking For: Just someone to hang out with @ Otakon. Me and my bff are going to Animazement and Otakon this year. We dont travel much so we dont know the area in Maryland very well. We want to meet other cosplayers around town and to keep in contact with after con. Its hard to find people with our likes to talk to. Hearing Otakon is a great con to go to we really want to make a tradional to go yearly!

Message me or contact me on my hotmail e-mail if you would like to know more or if you would like to contact me.

[email][email protected][/email]

#13 NikkiKora on 9 years ago

Name: Nikki
Age: 17 (Senior in high school)
Interests/cosplays:
Cosplays
I haven't cosplayed much... Only done Louise (Zero no Tsukaima) and Sekai (School Days), but my new cosplay is Mari Illustrious Makinami from Rebuild of Evangelion.
Interests
Evangelion's my favorite show, and I like weird stuff like that. (Denpateki na Kanojo, FLCL, Chaos;Head, Higurashi, Boogiepop Phantom, Mirai Nikki...) I also like giant robots (Gurren Lagann, Outlaw Star...) and harems (Kanokon, Love Hina, Zero no Tsukaima). I'm open to just about anything, really. :'D
Looking for: People to talk to, I guess! Like I said, I watch just about anything, so as long as you're not super-opinionated, we're sure to find something to talk about! :D
(Also a Shinji Ikari to hold and love. ;_; But that's whatever.)

#14 Eiashian on 9 years ago

Name: Generally just go by E xD
Age: 23
Interests/Cosplays:
Train Heartnet - Black Cat
Rosette Christopher - Chrno Crusade (in casino dress)
Amu Hinamori - Shugo Chara (school uniform)
Claude - Vampirates
Shuichi - Gravitation EX
Ran - Sukisho
(Longer list than I thought xD)

Currently Hourou Musuko is my favorite manga. I've fallen in love with it =w=. My favorite anime is probably Gurren Laggan. I wish I was a guy so I could cosplay Kamina, but I'll have to settle for cosplaying Yoko instead xD. I really watch just about anything anime related that's handed to me however. I'm also really into music and video games, and anything artsy. I write, draw, act, sing and just about everything in between >.>. I'm also a free spirit who acts more like a guy than a girl xD. I'm usually hyper, and very accepting however I am very honest. I speak my mind, and love good conversation.

Looking for:
New friends who're very open minded, and just love geeky stuff =3. I've never really had permanent friends at cons for whatever reason, but I'd really like to. It'd be cool just to have some people to meet up with at con and have a good weekend with though. May have a Soul Eater group if things work out. I'll be there with my boyfriend, two of my closest friends, and a newer friend I made who's kinda turned into a con buddy. If anybody's interested, feel free to im mah!

#15 xSeishiN on 8 years ago

Name: Andy

Age: 25

Sex: M

Interests: I dont really cosplay, but I love the people that do. I am a gamer, and a dork thats always ripping my computer apart to put something new in it. I play WoW, FPS games, and will basically try anything thats not a Facebook game. I like alot of different animes, Hellsing being my favorite. Im not much of a partier and/or drinker, but I dont mind going out sometimes, and the rave is the biggest reason I want to go this year. I love to meet people because everyone has their own story, and I would like to hear them all :)

I am going alone, so I would like to find some people to hang out with while I am down there. I do not have a hotel room yet, so if you got some space, I am in the market for that too ^_^

Looking for: Basically anyone with similiar interests, totally different interests, or a mix of the two. I like most people and can pretty much get along with anyone...What I would really like to find is some people to go to the rave with, as well as just wander the con seeing all the sights and doing the "picture taking tourist" sort of thing...and as asked in a few posts above mine, I am not a creeper or anything of the sort ^_^

Hit me at [email][email protected][/email], or search that email on Facebook and shoot me a message there if you wanna talk, I can assure you a quick answer :)

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