Russian Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva became famous within the anime community due to constantly Tweeting about anime! Most people know her as a really great figure skater. In fact, the 18-year-old is considered the best young skater in the world.
A self-professed fan of anime, Medvedeva is very fond of Sailor Moon and Yuri on Ice. Medvedeva received tribute illustrations from Tadashi Hiramatsu, the designer of Yuri on Ice, and Naoko Takeuchi, the creator of Sailor Moon – the latter following a routine that Medvedeva performed as Sailor Moon and her everyday alter-ego, Usagi Tsukino, at Dreams on Ice 2016 in Nagaoka. She is also a fan of K-pop. She describes herself as otaku in her profile info on Twitter].
She likes studying foreign languages, drawing, listening to music, and loves Japanese culture. She also mentioned in an interview that she likes K-pop especially EXO. Evgenia has also stated she is afraid of moths and butterflies.
She participated in the ISU World Trophy event, which was hosted by Japan. For the closing day, Medvedeva decided to performed a Sailor Moon tribute.