Story of Yukitora Keiji
Alexandria Maria Putri Nony Lovyta or better known by her stage name,Yukitora Keiji [雪虎慶次] is a costume designer, model and Multi talented cosplay entertainer based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Start from 2004 until 2008 she debuted in the creative entertaiment world, attended various events for acting and modeling she participate in alot of competitions,contests, join multiple casting, some magazine photo shoot, a model for children’s clothes, participate in advertising, soap operas, and participated in a fashion show of clothing children child, and She enroll to dacing school for Salsa, Belly Dance also enrolled to well know music School Purwacaraka Music Studios as Singer. In 2006 Yukitora Keiji participate in Forever Disney Princess Pageant, it was the first time she has a costume character that she likes, it’s Princess Jasmine from Alladin.
She discovered the unique creative of cosplay world at Kinokuniya [Japanese Bookstore] Fandom Cosplay event in 2009 as a young fan, with no prior trained skills in sewing or crafting. However, Yukitora has always been artistic, especially with pen and ink illustrations, so she quickly absorbed the heart and soul of costume making. At the beginning, she only could ask tailor for making the base of the costume and do the detailing by herself, but in August 2015 she enroll to Susan Budihardjo, a well know Fashion School in Indonesia. Yukitora credits persistence and repeated failure as her greatest teachers in costume creation. To this day she already and has made more than 20 costumes in the genres of anime/manga, comic books, video games, sci-fi and her own original designs.
Over the years, 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 for many conventions and other events in Indonesia and overseas. Yukitora’s impact on the world of cosplay has been so great that she has been a Guest on Tokyo Game Show 2014 Cosplay Collection Night, she also frequently featured in various magazines, books, newspapers and Indonesia local TV shows.
She already have more over 100 cosplay costume and attended more than 100 national and International event as Guest Cosplayer / Talent, and still counting.