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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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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~
MMDabstracts17 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
there's a convention in Chicago called Kollision Kon happening in December. m-maybe it's worth checking out? (i've seen 'Heroes of cosplay". you have such amazing cosplays. my favorite was the Banshee Queen)
mantmixalis Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
amazing cosplays
Kinuna Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Where do u find the time and money to make these owo
XxBarnabusxXBanshee Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
^_^ You're amazing. I hope I get to meet you at AWA c:
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Horrormovie1 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow your damn good at cosplay!!!
FeatherFlighte Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I love "Heroes of Cosplay", and you are totally amazing! I bow to your cosplay skills. :)
BunnyChan21 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow your cosplay is sooo amazing :O!!!
I really love your work and amazing craftsmanship, I always love detail in character designs, and I'm always amazed how much effort and detail was put into all of your costumes :O
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