Welcome back to part two of our feature with Ms. February, Ani Mia. At the time of the interview it was cold in New York tonight so we tried to warm her up with some thought provoking questions in part two of her interview.
Comics Ninja: So we heard that you roll the 20 sided die. Any favorite characters or classes you like to play?
Ani: I’m always a Rogue when given the option. My D&D character is a Shadowdancer named Mistaya, named after a Terry Brooks character. There’s something about being little and stealthy.
Comics Ninja: What are your best and worst fanboy experiences at the conventions?
Ani: The best is just meeting all new people. I can’t really think of too many that I would consider the best because I enjoy them all. Though I do especially like meeting little fanboys and girls. I’m a sucker for a kid in a cosplay. They are so cute. And I think that I have been lucky that I really haven’t had a bad experience. I generally end up having my own fangirl moments when I meet some of the guests I really want to meet like George Takei, Wil Wheaton, Richard and Wendy Pini, Nicholas Brendon…
Comics Ninja: What comic books are you personally reading right now? Favorite games?
Ani: I’m currently reading The Walking Dead, Buffy and the new 52 regularly. There are a couple I need to catch up on. Right now my favorite games are still standbys like Skyrim and Dishonored. I get a lot of play out of those games.
Comics Ninja: And now for the tough part of the interview. Which is better Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead and why?
Ani: I can’t even compare the two. They are too different. I love Game of Thrones and am currently reading the third book on the series and the Walking Dead is my favorite piece of zombie literature, followed by World War Z. That question will make my head blow up.
Comics Ninja: If there were to be an Elfquest movie (one is rumored to be on the way), which character would you play?
Ani: YYeeeesssss, sorry, just the idea of that had me squealing. I would definitely want to play Leetah. She’s a strong female character and then…there’s Cutter, hehe. I’ve actually thought about cosplaying her for some time now.
Comics Ninja: What costumes are you planning in the near future?
Ani: I have so many because I am constantly working on new ones. I have Silk Spectre, Nel from Bleach, Rydia from Final Fantasy and a few secret ones.
Comics Ninja: Any advice for fellow cosplayers planning to go to the conventions dressed as their favorite characters in the future?
Ani: Have fun, don’t be nervous if it’s your first time. I think the only rules of cosplaying should be to have fun and respect others.
Photo left, Ani as a Castanic Warrior from Tera. Photo credit Rodney Brown Photography.
Comics Ninja: Any last parting pearls of wisdom or otherwise to pass onto the readers?
Ani: If you see me at a convention come up and say hi. I love to meet new people!!!
Comics Ninja: Finally, any websites we should check out to see more of your wonderful costumes and learn more about you?
Ani: Thank you! I have all of my pictures and some funny stuff I find on the internet on my fan page at http://www.facebook.com/Ani.Mia.Cosplay. I also have a blog at: http://houndcomics.com/wp/cosplaysociety/ and you can follow me on my Twitter at: @animiaofficial.
That wraps up our feature on Ani Mia. Until next time, get the latest comic book, gaming, sci-fi, movie, cosplay and animation news on The Ninja Report, containing sourced and aggregated news from every corner of the internet and updated every ten minutes! Never miss another headline, preview or breaking story, Ninja Nation!
Oh yeah, and of course your favorite part, Ani as…herself!