Fire Lily has been cosplaying and sewing costumes since 2004. Since 2006, she has won numerous awards, such as Best In Show and Best Overall for her costume craftsmanship and presentation skills. For the last eight years, Fire Lily has served as the Head Judge and Judge Wrangler for Katsucon’s masquerade department. She also judges costume contests at conventions in the Mid-Atlantic region; such as Otakon, Anime Mid-Atlantic, Tekkoshocon, T-Mode, Escape Velocity, MAGFest, and more. She is always happy to share her expertise with others and regularly gives panels on costume construction. Fire Lily is very excited to join Anime USA this year!