Utahime is an actress, model, and dancer originally from Chicago, Illinois. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California where she found her passion for cosplay after attending her first convention, Anime Expo in 2014. Her cosplays have been featured on various media outlets such as Super News Live, in the LA Times, Popsugar, Cosplay Culture, and NerdBot Media’s “Anime Weekly”. This year, Utahime was part of the Judges Choice award winning group at the WonderCon Masquerade. Utahime hopes to inspire others with her message that anyone can cosplay no matter your ethnicity, gender, or background. She wants all fans to have fun expressing their love for their fandoms through the art of cosplay.


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