Madame Morimoto - Maker of the Finest Wizard Vestments


New York, NY

Member since:

June 25, 2007

Which character do you relate the most to?

I'm really into Percy right now. I can relate to how he feels isolated within his own family. I am also terribly stubborn, can have a really hard time admitting I was wrong about something and will avoid confrontation at almost any cost.

How did you get to become a fan of HP?

Back in college my friend's mum, gave us the first three books and said we must read them. I was hooked. I wasn't really active in fandom until last year when I finally admitted that I was an HP geek and found the amazing group of people here!

What is your favorite book? Why?

The answer changes everytime I'm asked this queston. Currently I have to say Book 3 because I started reading the books when the first 3 were already published but it was the 3rd one that I started to realize the complexities of the story.

Who is your favorite character? Why?

I got a soft spot for Remus for reasons that too complicated to explain here, and for Percy for reasons listed below. I also love the evil mischief of Fred and George.

Which house are you a member of?

There's absolutely no question that I'm a Ravenclaw but I definitely have some Slytherin undercurrents in my personality.


Aside from being an HP fan I love studying and making historic(and wizarding) costumes and I do vintage dancing (any era) and I'm an all around geek of many trades. I can't wait for Terminus!

What marchek is saying about this Meetup Group

A group of intelligent, witty, and above all, warm-hearted people brought together with a common sense of whimsy and a love of the fantastical. In other words, your average Harry Potter fans!

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  • Vivian A.

    NYC Barn Dance

    Hi Marchek! You're invited to try a Scottish Country Dancing Meet-up Group! The music is beautiful, no experience is needed to start, everyone is friendly, and you'll meet your partners on the dance floor. Our teachers will teach you everything you need to know to have fun and make new friends! Check out our Meetup Sites, Scotia Scottish Country Dancers Meetup Group and the New York Scottish Country Dancing Meetup Group!

    Nov 25, 2011 5:33 PM
  • Hollie

    Harry Potter NYC - The Group that Shall Not be Named

    hi marci! it was great meeting you yesterday...tha­nks for letting me play quidditch with you and everyone else...i hope to see you again soon at some events/quidditc­h! :)

    Aug 08, 2011 3:33 PM
  • Pam

    Harry Potter NYC - The Group that Shall Not be Named

    Hi, Marci.

    It was great to meet you the other night. Thanks again for all the knitting help!!!

    May 10, 2009 3:00 AM
  • Aria

    Harry Potter NYC - The Group that Shall Not be Named

    Marci, I think now that the weather is nicer... we should go do a photoshoot. I've never done one...and I think it would be great fun! :) that's all :)

    May 13, 2008 4:18 PM
  • Debbie S.

    Harry Potter NYC - The Group that Shall Not be Named

    Thanks, Marci. In the words of Stacy, "SQUEEEE!!!

    Apr 15, 2008 2:36 PM
  • Michelle

    Really, it was NO biggie. I had a fantastic afternoon! Seriously, you organizers do SO MUCH MORE- CONSTANTLY! Taking a few food orders is nothing. Plus, it gave Santina and I some time to 'bond' a bit! Please don't think on it. BTW, the hunt was really fun... AND, we cleared out Gringotts to boot! Fantastic meetup, as usual. xo

    Apr 12, 2008 10:12 PM
  • Debbie S.

    Harry Potter NYC - The Group that Shall Not be Named

    Thanks, Marci. I'm so excited!!!

    Apr 10, 2008 10:17 AM
  • Michelle

    Hey Marci! First off, thanks for making those fantastic Quidditch sashes- they fantastic! Secondly, I recieved my House vest from Hobbies and I love it :) It really is very nice!

    Apr 07, 2008 6:16 PM
  • Aria

    Harry Potter NYC - The Group that Shall Not be Named

    Marci! You must let me know about the dancing meetups!

    Apr 06, 2008 5:47 PM
  • Michelle

    I love the 'Weatherby' costume idea! I agree that the Weasley home was probably tough sometimes while growing up (except for maybe the twins!), so I get what you mean. You're still way. WAY cooler that Percy -though it's sweet of you to give him so much empathy ; ps- I love pinstripes.

    Mar 19, 2008 4:58 PM
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