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Yaya Han
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
United States
Yaya Han is a costume designer, model and cosplay entertainer with over a decade of experience. After discovering cosplay at Anime Expo in 1999, she quickly absorbed the heart and soul of costume design and creation. To this day Yaya has made close to 300 costumes in the genres of anime/manga, comic books, video games, sci-fi and her own original designs.
Over the years, Yaya has build a successful business in the cosplay community, creating a popular cosplay accessories line that is available online and at conventions, as well as her line of Yaya Han Brand merchandising. Her intricate and lavish creations have won awards and acclaim nationwide, and she has been invited to appear as a Guest, Panelist, Judge, Performer and Host to over 100 conventions and other events all over the world. Yaya's impact on the world of cosplay has been so great that she has been a Guest Judge on 2 seasons of TBS TV Network's "King of the Nerds" competition show, featured in a documentary about cosplay called "Cosplay - Crafting a Secret Identity", as well as is starring in the Syfy (Space) TV Network Docu-Series "Heroes of Cosplay".
But, no matter where Cosplay has taken her professionally, Yaya strives to stay true to what got her into this field originally - fun and creativity.
Through hard work, unmatched passion and infectious enthusiasm, Yaya has helped Cosplay gain respect and integrity as an artform in the fandom world and art communities, and her decade long campaign for creativity has helped raise Cosplay to the standards we know today. Everyday, Yaya continues to pave the path for the beloved art and lifestyle we know as Costume Play.
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warrior-shampoo72 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow I just noticed that I added you as a friend here! And I never even knew who you were until a month ago! Let me just say that you are my cosplay hero. I love your cosplay for Enira the Banshee Queen just because of how much work it took and it inspired me when you didn't give up on it even though you were running out of time.
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Brandonsnider26 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014   General Artist
i got invited san diego,i was come my own,my pro pic,,or alex sf3,sol badguy,dart legend of dragoon,zero,casey jones,ralf jones kof,terry bogard,ryu,guy,dean,cody,im gamer lol as artist might heard of Azuraredscar26 ps3,sf4,mvc3.anyways miss yur show,i love how passinate you guys,i d love it all chracter,cosplay one each,baby boo,or izuna,fox be best,unless play badguy dr,xera boo. main heroes mom lorelia boo,besides me.azura,my comic story all on my pg.feel free,think say hi deanna davis,monika rest of them for me.i app,
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Prussian-Kiwi Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi Yaya! Just out of curiosity(and sorry if this has been asked before), do you follow any kind of special diet or exercise to keep your figure?
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DeathSkull78 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
You are the reason why I am cosplaying and why I was determined! My dad said I wouldn't make it in time but I did! You are so awesome!
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TrebledMind Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my god I was just screwing around up here and I found you and I was like 'Is that seriously Yaya Han from Cosplay Heroes?' Let me just say i almost had a fangirl attack. You are my cosplay hero, I love your outfits so much! Don't get me wrong I also love Chloe, Jesse, Holly, and the gang and I would LOVE to meet you all one day! Me and my friend are actually going to move to Japan one day to study art and cosplay and dear lord I'm blabbering just look at how long this comment is. Anyway, I'm pretty sure you don't want to hear the story of a boring old 13-year-old fangirl so I'm just gonna say I wish you and the gang luck at the next comic-con! Bye!
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NyxEphriham Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh wow! You are my Cosplay hero!! My favorite Cosplay is the Alice: Madness Returns Red Queen. Can't wait for more!
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saxartist05 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
Got your calendar with Heart Seeker :D It's awesome! I also like that my birth month has the awesome Batgirl! Makes it even better lol!
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BorgBoy7 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I just got your new calendar and totally
forgot I also got the print thrown in as well!
I was hoping for a month representing the Banshee Queen
cosplay you did a while back.
Regardless, the calendar IS AWESOME! :)



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Hollowed-Doll Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're so cool!~ i first seen you on heroes of cosplay and i think you'r so awesome:3 you make me want to get better at making cosplay~
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