December 1, 2016

Blog 5-year birthday GIVEAWAY

Happy 1st December everyone!

On this exact day, five full years ago, I made this blog. It feels crazy that it's already so long ago – time sure does fly by! But yeah, with that said and without further long-winding emotional mumbo jumbo about the past years of blogging and cosplaying and... *sniff* ............ Oh man, I still love you guys for the support and for staying with me all these years, I really do. ;_; I still don't know where you all came from (you are like coins from Saunalahti!) and it doesn't really even matter but hey, I'm genuinely happy that you enjoy my writings and I hope to see you around for a long time to come! I will also try my best to keep blogging for a long time to come as well, so that you peeps have something to look forward to! ♥

To celebrate my 5 years of cosplay blogging I've prepared a giveaway for you all lovely readers and fans! This giveaway is made possible thanks to my lovely long-time sponsor, LensVillage. The lucky winner will get to choose a free pair of circle lenses from their store – a wonderful little Christmas/New Year present!

Here's the information for the giveaway, please read it carefully:

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LensVillage's Facebook page:


• Please note that ALL 3 STEPS MUST BE DONE to get a valid entry! 
• This giveaway is active from 1st December to 25th December 2016.
• The winner will be chosen randomly and contacted.

Psst, if you don't know what Google Friend Connect is it's that gadget at the upper right side of my blog with the images of the (at the time of posting) 225 readers. :) You can enter the giveaway even if you are new and join/follow my blog now! A Google account is needed.
Also, Bloglovin' can be found directly under GFC.

Hint: If you don't want to write out your Facebook name or email address on the comment section, for any reasons, it's perfectly okay to send these separately to my email address: valkoinensamurai at gmail dot com. I only use this information (Facebook, email) to contact you, if you win, and to check that you did the steps required. Just mention in the comments that you've sent contact details through email because yeah, I still need each participant to comment since each comment will receive a number (based on order) and I will use that to draw the winner through a random number generator. ^^ Thank you for your understanding.

So that's my little giveaway for this year's blog birthday! My blog is a big boy now! :D
Enjoy yourselves and best of luck! Remember to tell your friends too ~
~ Shiro Samurai


  1. my Facebook is Bog Ogden and my email is
    Thank you always for your hard work and congrats on 5 years!! <3

  2. Fcebook is Salla Pukari and email
    Congratulations on 5 years! <3 Keep up!! \(^u^)/

  3. Huu, I think something went awry with my first comment, so here it is again.

    Facebook: Hana Hanabi
    email: kckimono.hana @

    Congratulations on 5 years, and thank you for being a kimono/kitsuplay inspiration!

  4. Facebook is Val Pullinen and e-mail is x)

    Congratulations on 5 years, it's always nice to read your writings~! <3

  5. Facebook Ronja Inga Salonen

    Congratulations on 5 years blogging! Nice achievement, i hope to see much more from you! :3

  6. Facebook name : Taani S Hale
    Email :

    OMG... I am excited for this and congratulations on your 5 years. Long journey <3


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