The inaugural Star Supa Comedian occasion, which takes place on the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur on Dec 29 and 30, is ready to be an epic cosplay weekend to finish the 12 months.
There will probably be a wide selection of anime, manga and comics cosplayers collaborating on this gathering of tribes.
One distinctive performer is Luna Lorrain and there are two issues the 23-year-old is enthusiastic about – violins and anime.
She picked up the stringed instrument on the age of 11 and has by no means appeared again. In any case, along with her mom as her piano trainer, it was only a matter of time earlier than music grew to become a staple in her life.
She went on to take up an undergraduate diploma in music performances in Trinity School London and in 2014, grew to become a member of the Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
On the similar time, when she was rising up, she was hooked on anime (Japanese animation). And as destiny would have it, considered one of her mom’s college students urged that she strive dressing up as her favorite anime character.
Enter the world of cosplaying.
“This was the start of a brand new interest for me! I made a decision to offer it a go at my first occasion – Comedian Fiesta in KL. That opened my eyes to the world of cosplay,” remembers Luna.
“Cosplaying permits me to deliver my favorite anime characters to life.”
A few of her favorite characters embrace Mikasa Ackerman (Assault On Titan), Ciel Phantomhive (Black Butler) and Hinamori Amy (Shugo Chara).
“I relate to their persona traits, that are a mixture of cool and candy,” explains Luna, who has cosplayed over 20 anime characters.
However her cosplay story doesn’t finish there. In 2009, Luna attended her very first anime, comedian and gaming (ACG) conference, Comedian Fiesta, and she or he had her very personal aha second.
She knew – there after which – that she wished to carry out her favorite anime songs at ACG conventions.
Her journey as an ACG performer started in 2016. And the way she has loved her time on stage.
She was a featured performer at a Cosplay Nook occasion in 2016, and in that very same 12 months, she carried out on the online game Pokemon Solar And Moon official launch.
If she needed to slender down her anime songbook, Luna says her favorite songs can be Pushed By The Stars (Monster Hunter World), Hikari and Expensive Beloved (Kingdom Hearts) and many of the Ultimate Fantasy soundtracks.
She cites Nobuo Uematsu and Akihito Narita, each well-known Japanese online game composers, as the primary motive she likes to carry out.
“I’ve grown to like their music compositions. To me, they’re the very best within the enterprise in relation to producing stunning songs and instrumentals that may seize any second,” she reveals.
Luna is just not displaying any indicators of slowing down. Final 12 months, she carried out on the Anime On Ice Competition, Cosmart and made her AniManGaki (an annual ACG occasion for followers, by followers) debut. She has additionally appeared at each Anime Saiko occasion thus far and this 12 months, carried out on the first-ever Asia Comedian Con Malaysia.
The upcoming Star Supa Comedian occasion is ready to be one other thrilling weekend out for her. Luna is really one to look out for.
Star Supa Comedian will happen on the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur on Dec 29 and 30. It’s organised by i.Star Occasions (a subsidiary of Star Media Group) with occasion associate AniManGaki and media companions DimSum, 988 and Suria FM. For extra info and to register, name i.Star Occasions at 03-7967 1388 ext 1097 / 1505 / 1541 or go to: bit.ly/starsupacomic.
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