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I'm a cosplayer from Finland, and that's the art you mostly find here. There are also some fanarts and some fanfictions. If you're interested in the last one, I suggest to go to I do write a lot, you see.

As you might realize from my ID, I'm also a figure skater. Cosplay and figure skating are both hobbies I hold dear and love from the bottom of my heart.
(I'm also the nutcase who had this crazy idea of making Shingeki no Kyojin figure skating show.)

If interested in SnK on Ice;
Go watch:…

And last but not least, all my costumes are self-made.

Don't be afraid to say hi, I love meeting new people!
So. Um.

Hello everyone, the old and the new!

I never expected to find myself writing anything like this, but with the sudden increase of watchers and comments I just have to!

So, I guess most of you know me now as the girl who performed the Shingeki no Kyojin figure skating program at Yukicon 2014, Finland.
You know, as I spent most of my Christmas holiday making the choreography in public rink hours cursing the kids and their parents and sewing the costume, I kept on thinking that hey, there's gotta be at least a few people who'll like the show! (Even if I couldn't risk a wig due to the speed, let alone a binder. Nor could I pull all the jumps I would've wanted, thanks to the frost.) 
And at the convention, I cursed again, since the ice was by no means as good as I was told it'd be. But I decided not to be sissy and tell the frost (I think it was about -15 C?) to go mind its own business, since I'm doing this!

And I did.

And there were more people who liked it than I ever imagined. (I could say it exploded, in a positive way of course!)

So. I think I just want to say thanks to everyone who helped me with to make this possible (help with the belts, borrowing the swords, videotaping, the convention who was dumb enough to say yes), and also huge thank you to everyone who watched and liked the video!

SnK is awesome and so is cosplaying, but even more so is its fandom.
You guys are awesome.

Thanks. <3


Cold hands, warm heart by Anae-chan
Cold hands, warm heart
Shingeki no Kyojin - Krista Lenz/Historia Reiss

It's too cold outside for the angels to fly.

Okay, I kind of decided that no SnK pics for a while, but we had winter-photoshoot, and, well, this picture happened. It was cold (-15 C, I think), and I was breathing to my hands to keep them warm, and next thing I know, photographer tells me to stay put. And, as you can see from the result, I look illegally cute. :'D

Cosplay (made & worn) & photoshop: Yours truly (Fb: )
Photographer: :iconnezukuro:

More SnK from me:
Lost and lonely by Anae-chan Cast aside by Anae-chan 'til we're down to the last man by Anae-chan The ruins of freedom by Anae-chan Attack on Ice by Anae-chan
The Hobbit on Ice by Anae-chan
The Hobbit on Ice
Far away, the Misty Mountains rise...

Thought about not putting this here but why not! :D So yup, I skated on this year as well in Yukicon, this time with the Hobbit-theme. (And it was recorded, too.) :D

Part 1:…
Part 2:…

A couple of notes for Kili's costume; It's not perfect and it isn't finished yet. I had to forego quite a few things (bracers etc) to be able to skate in it. But I still had fun and ppl enjoyed, and that's the point, right? :D Hope you'll like it too!

Cosplay & props & skating by yours truly (Fb: )
Photographers: 1&4: Teppo Suominen
2&3: :iconjozo-dono:
Resolve by Anae-chan
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! - Gokudera Hayato

"The light of resolve hides even within my eyes
All of this becomes my courage and strength"

Gokudera character song - ...loop

Been a while since I posted anything, so let's have some more Gokudera! Easy closet cosplay, wig borrowed from a friend. Was fun though! :D

Cosplay & photoshop: yours truly (FB: )
Photographer & wig owner: :iconyamiaeris:

More KHR:
You think you can? by Anae-chan No mercy by Anae-chan 
Cast aside by Anae-chan
Cast aside
Shingeki no Kyojin: Kuinaki Sentaku (A Choice with no Regrets / Birth of Levi) - Levi Ackerman

"In this land cast aside from the light, it’s not rare for those who are born and raised here to rot away without even seeing the surface."
- Birth of Levi OVA 1

I just watched Levi's OVA and asasdgh. Just when you think you've grown over fangirling, something hits you on the back of the head and says "LOL NOPE". Not that I really mind that much though - I love Levi as a character and even if the spinoff isn't that great, it still gives something more to the character, so. No regrets, here.

Last weekend I finally got to photoshoot as young Levi! (Since I finally got the trousers and vest finished.) I got more pictures coming up, with gears and all that jazz. I also froze myself to death there - 0 C degrees with blouse, vest and trousers isn't the best choice. And there was snow, unf. (Worth it, though.) Anyway, hope you like the pic as much as I do, more coming up later!

Costume, cosplay & photoshop: Yours truly (FB: )
Photographer: J. Koponen

More SnK from me:

Lost and lonely by Anae-chan 'til we're down to the last man by Anae-chan You can't fly if you never try by Anae-chan The ruins of freedom by Anae-chan Attack on Ice by Anae-chan
You can't fly if you never try by Anae-chan
You can't fly if you never try
Shingeki no Kyojin - Levi Ackerman

Can't look back
They will not come back
- Reluctant heroes

Another pic of SnK shoot from last Summer's Animecon! Like I've mentioned before, gears were absolute pain in the ass, but I just love how they turned out. <3 (And well, duh, I just love Levi.)
And this pic is one of the two my dear friend YamiAeris told me to upload. :D So I'm being obedient for once and doing so! I love this pic too, though!

Cosplay & 3d gear made by yours truly
Photographer:  Emilia Lahtinen
Photoshop: :iconbitenshi:

More SnK from me;
'til we're down to the last man by Anae-chan Lost and lonely by Anae-chan The ruins of freedom by Anae-chan Attack on Ice by Anae-chan


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Milelope Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Henkinen tunteeni kun huomaan että Levi jonka kanssa photoshoottasin Animeconissa on sama tyyppi joka esitti upean SNK-luisteluesityksen Yukissa! Hellurei! 8D T: Female Titan
Anae-chan Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist
Kas hei, mahtia kun löytyy ihmisiä devarista! :D

(Toivottavasti henkinen tunne on/oli hyvä? :'D) Jotenkin mä aina jaksan hämmentyä siitä että ihmiset on nähneet sen esityksen ja tietää mut sitä kautta. :'D Mutta piirit on pienet, ja silleen! (Ja waaah, kiva että tykkäsit luisteluesityksestä! Jotain uutta pitäisi tänä vuonna keksiä ~)
AmineManga Featured By Owner Edited Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You made really , really huge progress . That's amazing ! Keep your hard work :)
Anae-chan Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist
Thank you very much! It is always lovely to hear that you've progressed. :) And shall do!
picklesquidly101 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, I  saw your Shingeki No Kyoujin figure skating video on youtube.  Just wanna say Kudos; it was awesome!  You make fans all over the fandom proud ;w;
Anae-chan Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist
Hello there ~

Thank you very much for the kudos and huge praise! Happy to hear I made someone proud! (I'm still at awe how well liked the skating was(/is?)).  :3

Also, thank you for the watch! :D
picklesquidly101 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
 no problemo :D
DarkOsprey2002 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow. just wow. I am a iceskater myself and would love to get into cosplay someday - I was amazed at how you got a chance to do the SNK iceskating! Kudos to you!
Anae-chan Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist
Hi and thanks! :)

I'm lucky to have had the chance, it was so much fun! (Even if the belts were a bit restricting.) :D Too bad the ice was horrendous, but well, beggars can't be choosers!

Hope you'll get down to cosplay too. This is a very nice (yet expensive) hobby to have. :)
mizueyes777 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
outstanding cosplay! i enjoy how much emotion and enrgy you put into your costumes and poses!
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