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9910 W 190th St STE L
Mokena, IL, 60448
United States

BonKyuBOMBGIRL Studios is a costume shop specializing in cosplay & all things bunny suits! Check out my personal cosplay gallery to see some of the special costumes I have sewn throughout the years.

Meet BonKyuBOMBGIRL

Senior Thesis 2014

Senior Thesis 2014

Nice to meet you!

I'm BonKyuBOMBGIRL, but you can call me Dana. :) I have been cosplaying and attending conventions since 2003. At age 15, I taught myself how to sew. After graduating high school, I studied Finance for a year and a half before making the tough decision to switch schools. In 2014, I graduated from Columbia College Chicago with my Bachelor of Fine Arts in "Fashion Design". Aside from sewing and garment construction, I am knowledgeable in pattern making, pattern grading, draping, tailoring and corsetry.

When I'm not sewing, you can usually find me in front of a TV either playing video games or watching Food Network. My sisters and I are horror junkies, so watching scary movies or playing survival horror video games are our favorite past times. I like to meet new people within the cosplay community, so if you ever see me at a convention please don't hesitate to say hi! ✧˖° ♡

Awards Won:

Judge's Choice Hall Award: Anime Central 2008, Bad Girl from No More Heroes.

Runner Up Best Group:  Anime Central 2013, Bunny Girls from Haruhi Suzumiya & ToraDora!

Best in Master Craftsmanship:  Anime Midwest 2014, Bad Girl (Revamped) from No More Heroes.

Best Craftsmanship Saturday Hall Award:  Anime Central 2014, Gantz.

Judge's Choice Award:  Anime Expo 2014, Gantz group.

Stanley Paul - Raelene Mittleman Fashion Foundation Scholarship Award 2014, Senior Thesis.

2nd Place in "Movies & Television Category": Crown Championships of Cosplay at C2E2 2015, Katniss Everdeen Wedding Dress.

Runner Up in Master Craftsmanship: Anime Central 2015, Katniss Everdeen Wedding Dress.


Fashion Competitions:

Finalist at Autohaus on Edens: Launch 2014

Grand Prize winner at The Stanley Paul Fashion Foundation Competition  2014

Exhibitor at Enduring Style: Practice Makes Perfect Willis Tower Exhibition