DAS Spotlight for March 2008: Laurianne

First Pic: Laurianne with her new DAS club shirt at a DAS Dover Meeting in June 2005.

Second Pic: Laurianne and friend as Haruko (right) and Naota (left) from FLCL at the DAS Valentine/White Day Minicon on 3/1/08

  1. Name: Laurianne H (Tomo)

  2. DAS Position/Role: DAS Dover Member

  3. Location: Dover, DE

  4. What are your favorite animes, music, and Asian cinema?
    Some of my favorite anime series are: Pokemon, Hellsing Ultimate, Azumanga Daioh, Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Kenjiki no Gash, Shaman King, Ouran High School, Naruto, Midori Days, Love HIna, FLCL, Fruits Basket. I like movies such as Kakurenbo, Spirited Away and Tokyo Godfathers.

    As for music, I really like groups like The Captains and Orange Range.

  5. Hobbies outside of anime?
    I love to read and draw. Also I love Star Trek and Firefly..

  6. What do you like best about the DAS?
    I love the group trips. Doing things with friends is always great!

  7. What do you think the future holds for the DAS?
    Lots more fun!

  8. Do you cosplay? If so, what are your favorite costume(s)
    Yes, although they are not all finished yet. Currently, I do mostly Hellsing and Shaman King Cosplay.
    DAS CEO Note: In addition to the ones she mentioned, Laurianne has done many wonderful outfits over the years at our DAS minicons and other cons from such series as Naruto, Bizenghast,FLCL and others.

  9. Conventions attended and/or staffed?
    T-Mode and Otakon 2007 (and DAS Minicons). I'm going to Otakon this year and possibly Megacon.

  10. Have you ever named a pet/computer/insert word here after an anime or Asian character? If so, which and why?
    Nope. But I'm naming my next cat Shroedinger.

  11. What theme or institution in anime should be decreased or increased and why?
    More horror and more historical fiction. Its super interesting.