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Monika Lee

Monika Lee at Wikipedia:Dragon Con 2013

Monika Lee (born on December 7, 1992[1] in Wikipedia:Atlanta, Georgia[2]) is an award-winning[3] American Wikipedia:cosplayer. In 2013, she joined the cast of reality television show Wikipedia:Heroes of Cosplay.[4]


Jessica Nigri & Monika Lee

Monika Lee dressed as Wikipedia:Sailor Mars (left), co-hosting a costume contest with Wikipedia:Jessica Nigri (right) at the 2014 Amazing Arizona Comic Con

Lee has been cosplaying anime and especially video game characters since 2006,[5] when she dressed as Yuna[6] at the age of 13,[7] and is a frequent collaborator with the cosplayer Wikipedia:Jessica Nigri in the XX Girls group.[8][9][10][11][12] She has been acclaimed and featured by gaming media outlets such as Wikipedia:Game Informer[13] and Wikipedia:GamesRadar,[14] as well as showcased in various other publications.[15][16][17] Lee worked as a cosplay model at Wikipedia:E3 2012 for Hyperkin,[6] at Wikipedia:E3 2013 and Wikipedia:San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 for Wikipedia:Blizzard Entertainment,[18] and at PAX East 2014 for Wikipedia:Carbine Studios[19] and Wikipedia:NC Soft.[20] She was invited as a guest or host at multiple fan conventions, including Amazing Arizona Comic Con,[21] Wikipedia:Anime South,[22] FantasyCon,[7] Wikipedia:MomoCon,[23] Wikipedia:Montreal Comiccon,[18] Ottawa Pop Expo,[24] and Wikipedia:Pensacon.[25]

Lee is a Milton High School graduate[26] and was the youngest of the Wikipedia:Heroes of Cosplay show's original cast of nine.[27] As of 2013, she has been studying industrial design at the Wikipedia:Georgia Institute of Technology, whose website claimed "she has an online fan base twice the size of the student population,"[4] and was working as an intern for the licensing and business development team at Blizzard Entertainment.[28]

See alsoEdit


  1. "Monika Lee". Facebook. 1992-12-07. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  2. "Meet the Cast: SyFy’s Heroes of Cosplay – Monika Lee". Pop Cults. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  3. ""Heroes of Cosplay" Coming to SyFy With Chloe Dykstra, Holly Conrad, Jessica Merizan « Nerdist". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "GT | News Center :: Student Makes National Television Debut on Syfy". 2013-08-08. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  5. "Interview: Monika Lee". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Interview With a Gamer: Monika Lee". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "FantasyCon Convention - Salt Lake City, Utah 2014 | Monika Lee |". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  8. "Interview with Jessica Nigri and Monika Lee at Ottawa Pop Expo 2013". Nerd Reactor. 2013-12-26. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  9. "COSPLAY SPOTLIGHT: SyFy Channel’s HEROES OF COSPLAY star Monika Lee back to Arizona!". Amazing Arizona Comic Con. 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  10. Liebl, Matt. "Jessica Nigri and Monika Lee to cosplay at Wild...". GameZone. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  11. Carrol, James (2013-12-23). "Kaelaris' 2013: A year of the highest of highs, and a pretty rough low". onGamers. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  12. "Greatest Game Cosplay Ever (This Week)". Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  13. Meagan Marie (2012-04-19). "Little Sister by Monika Lee - News". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  14. Lucas Sullivan (2012-12-13). "Monika Lee Cosplay Spotlight". GamesRadar. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  15. King of the Nerds (2013-01-08). "24 Of The Best Cosplays Ever". Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  16. "The Costumes Of Dragon Con". Forbes. 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  17. "Amazing Game of Thrones Cosplays". Nerd Reactor. 2014-06-03. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  18. 18.0 18.1 "Monika Lee - Our Guests - Comiccon". 2013-09-04. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  19. "Carbine Studios Prepares for Launch of Wildstar with Tonight’s Head Start Program". DualShockers. 2014-05-30. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  20. "PAX East 2014". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  21. "Amazing Cosplay Spotlight". Amazing Arizona Comic Con. 2014-01-03. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  22. "Guests". Anime South. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  23. "Beneath the Costume: Being Nerdy with Monika Lee". TechZwn. 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  24. "Monika Lee - Our Guests - Pop Expo". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  25. "Pensacon 2014: Guests scheduled to appear". 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  26. "Syfy's 'Heroes of Cosplay" features three Atlantans | Radio & TV Talk". 2013-08-13. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  27. Kathie Huddleston (2013-08-05). "37 awesome pics of cosplayer Monika Lee from Heroes of Cosplay". Blastr. Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  28. "Monika Lee - Cosplaying is a lot better than drugs « Comic Book and Movie Reviews". 2014-06-06. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 

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