And so here is the "after". Lots of layers. And bangs. We all love it. The picture that she took to show the stylist was way more dramatic and the stylist thought it was a bit much and gave her a softer cut. I agree with her decision.
We've decided that she looks a lot like Yuna from Final Fantasy X--which was not really what she was going for--but she's happy with it. It's still Anime'ish.