I always loved dressing up as a super hero growing up, so as an adult I figured why not continue
What made you think of your cosplay name?
The black Hokage. Haha well I loved the anime Naruto, so I figured I’m an African American and love that show so I mixed them together
Where do you live? How is the cosplay scene there?
I live in Seattle WA. the cosplay scene is good so far what I know.
How long have you modeled?
Who’s your favorite character to model?
the Black Panther
Static Shock. Either people remember him very well or they don’t at all.
Do you buy outfits or do you make them yourself?
What was your first major project and how did you achieve it?
My first major cosplay would have to be my Black Panther. I achieved it by researching and looking for hours to track down a great looking suit that was also durable to withstand any weather Seattle would throw at it.
When were you first introduced to Black Panther?
What is an invaluable resource for someone who is starting to cosplay?
The Internet and Instagram. I have found countless cosplayers and local builders in my area just by randomly searching cosplays or characters.
Who’s your favorite character to play?
What do you feel about the presence of (or lack thereof) POC in the Cosplay scene?
Emerald City ComicCon or ECCC for short. Rencon, and Rose City Comic Con
Are you watching any dope animes or any shows with Cosplay worthy characters?
Yes I am. I’d love to cosplay the Raikage but I have to hit the gym harder lol.
What are your top 3 favorite animes?
Who was the photographer of your submitted photos?
Can you tell us anything about them? Maybe why you dig them as a photographer or a cool story about you two?
Man there are so many good things about each.