Share My Cosplay Interview: Shermie Cosplay

Location: Brazil

SMC: Why did start cosplaying?
Shermie Cosplay: Once a friend of mine took me to a convention and it was love at first sight.  Right after, on the second convention of my life, I was using a costume.

SMC: What was the first convention where you cosplayed?
Shermie Cosplay: Kodama, a small convention here from Brazil.

SMC: What has been your most memorable convention moment?
Shermie Cosplay: I have tons of great moments with my friends at conventions, don’t have a favorite one.

SMC: What is the favorite thing about cosplaying at a convention?
Shermie Cosplay: Making new friends that like the same stuff and meet other cosplayers.

SMC: Related to conventions, where can fans expect to see you next in? (any schedule in particular?)
Shermie Cosplay: For now I can only ensure my presence on convention here from Brazil, like Anime Friends in Sao Paulo, but I’m really working hard to be able to go to other countries.

SMC: What other cosplayers inspire you?
Shermie Cosplay: Yaya Han, Enji Night, Kamui Cosplay and Jessica Nigri are my divas! I love them and they REALLY inspire me.

SMC: Which is your favorite Cosplay’s you’ve created?
Shermie Cosplay: I can’t choose a favorite! I love all of them so much!! Shermie was my first one, so I have special feelings for it, but still… Is too hard to choose.

SMC: What cosplay are you best known for?
Shermie Cosplay: Probably Shermie… And Ada Wong, I think. I’m not really sure.

SMC: If money was no object what would be your dream costume to cosplay
Shermie Cosplay: A Gundam armor!

SMC: What part of “geekdom” is you favorite avenue of entertainment (i.e. comics, movies, video games, anime, etc?)
Shermie Cosplay: I’m crazy for movies and videogames. But I also love comics, animes, series… A little bit of everything.

SMC: What Comic Books are you currently addicted to?
Shermie Cosplay: DEADPOOL’S COMICS! Hahaha! I love him. But I’m not addicted to any particular one, I’m always reading different titles, especially from Marvel.

SMC: Any favorite TV shows, movies or cartoons?
Shermie Cosplay: Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and Community are my favorite TV shows. And my favorite movies will always be Inglourious Basterds and Pulp Fiction.

SMC: Do you have any new cosplays currently in the works?
Shermie Cosplay: Now I’m working on 3 different costumes (Yeah…). Insurgency Harley Quinn, Black Widow and Duela Dent!

Photographer Credits:  Photos courtesy of Victor Hugo