San | 2012

San | Princess Mononoke | 2012

About: Although my childhood memories are punctuated by cartoons like Batman: The Animated Series and Disney’s Gargoyles, I was exposed to a handful of anime in my youth. Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke resonated with me for years to come. To some degree it retains a special place because it was one of my first forays into Japanese animation, but additionally for the powerful story and moving performances. When I was invited to Katsucon 2012 as a cosplay guest – a massive honor and an amazing experience – San was the first character I thought of to create. I’ve worn it many times over the years, as San never seems to go out of style.

Photography & Makeup: Photos by Martin Wong, Anna Fischer, Photographes Sans Frontieres, and LJinto.

Construction: Check out the construction gallery here.


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