Our Mascot

Written by Jeff Buterbaugh, November 2015


History

During the spring semester of 2004, PSAO held a competition to design a new club mascot. ¬†Out of a number of worthy entries, a design by “Maseiya” Stephanie Jha Mae Ma was eventually selected as the winner.

Background

Name: She currently has no official name. ¬†Historically, she has been unofficially dubbed “P’Sao” by some active members, but no official name has yet to be determined.
Occupation: The personification of the Penn State Anime Organization.
Companion: A black cat with white angel wings comparable to her own.

Appearance

Hair: Blue; long and tightly braided.
Eyes: Blue.
Complexion: Fair; clear w/ soft facial features.
Clothes: Fashionable; loose; predominantly shades of blue; usually worn over a dark tank top and long pants.
Body Type: Skinny.
Bust Size: B-cup.
Other Physical Traits: White angel wings.

Personality

Likes: Reading manga; watching anime; playing import games; eating Pocky (she may have an addiction); modeling clothing; cosplay.
Dislikes: Being socially isolated; overly long show hiatuses; obnoxiousness.
Behavior: Outgoing; but she enjoys the occasional quiet time with her and her cat.

Examples

Here are samples of some drawings of the mascot (wearing examples of her standard attire) that have been used in official PSAO publications.

The original winning drawing that was entered into PSAO's mascot design competition.

The original winning drawing that was entered into PSAO’s mascot design competition.

(Left) drawing that was used on the PSAO's old official website and (Right) drawing that was done for general flyers publicizing PSAO's weekly events.

(Left) drawing that was used on the PSAO’s old official website and (Right) drawing that was done for general flyers publicizing PSAO’s weekly events.

Another drawing done by the original artist, used on the club's official message board.

Another drawing done by the original artist, used on the club’s official message board.