Ariem is a Cosplayer, Seamster, Fabricator, and Certified MUA based in Los Angeles with 10+ years of experience. They have appeared at many events nationally such as Anime Los Angeles, Anime Marketplace, Anifest, and internationally at Supanova expo in BNE, Australia. Their degree in technical theatre with an emphasis in costume design and a certification in makeup, combined with the fact that they are a huge nerd, has led them to create elaborate costumes on a budget. Ariem is mostly known for their depictions of Deku from My hero Academia, and England for Hetalia. “Never settle, the only true failure is when you stop trying, fight for what you want and go Beyond!” Ariem is excited to visit their second home state for Kikori con!