Costume :Jecht
Source :Final Fantasy X
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo Oct 2009

Costume Photos

Jecht with ball

Jecht Shot


Drunk Jecht

Jecht vs Aeris

Jecht and Aeris

Auron and Jecht

The death of Jecht


Sephiroth and Jecht

Jecht and Auron

Jecht and Seymour


Costume Information

Cost : ???
Time Taken : ???

This is my first attempt at making my own costume and also my first attempt at making a sword.Overall I am fairly pleased with the result and it was an interesting and fun learning experience.
I chose it because I thought the character was cool and looked good.The hardest part was getting into decent shape,it required months of lifting weights regularly and eating a rigid low fat diet.
I learnt several things from this,the most important being wrap your foam sword base in gaffer tape before you apply the fibreglass and resin,otherwise it will eat into the foam like acid lol.Luckily I saved it before too much damage was done :D


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You need some character reference pics on this one by the way.
Awesome progress though!

by SlimDefinition on Wednesday, 1 July, 2009 - 16:50
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Looking great. Can't wait to see the finished outfit and sword.

by Sephirayne on Thursday, 2 July, 2009 - 20:36
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Even more great progress!

You said the pins you are using are butterfly pins? You sure they're not paper fasteners?

by SlimDefinition on Tuesday, 7 July, 2009 - 18:22
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the sword is coming along nicely =]
I really can't wait to see this as jecht is my fav ffx character =D

by FusionRose on Thursday, 9 July, 2009 - 18:34
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Nice arm armour :)

by Odd-One-Out on Sunday, 2 August, 2009 - 18:56
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by leumas on Sunday, 2 August, 2009 - 19:42
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very well done man, everything looks to be coming together really well

by nanahara on Monday, 3 August, 2009 - 02:42
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NIce work. Looks really good!

by ffangel68 on Saturday, 12 September, 2009 - 19:16
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Looking GOOD Leumas!
Just a thought, but you could get some fake tan to sweeten the deal if you wanted to. Are you going to get the tattoo drawn on with body paint or henna at all?

by SlimDefinition on Friday, 18 September, 2009 - 19:26
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Yeah I have bought a big bottle of fake tan and black face paint for the tattoo,just saving it for nearer the time really.I finished the belt a while ago but haven't taken a picture yet,and I'll start growing a beard a couple of weeks prior to expo,it doesn't take long to grow really

by leumas on Saturday, 19 September, 2009 - 06:29
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Love your Jecht! I aint seen one before, and it's awesome. Cant wait to see you.

by NightmareWings on Thursday, 1 October, 2009 - 07:43
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JECHT!!! Seeing you at Expo totally made my day! :D

by Pez on Wednesday, 28 October, 2009 - 10:06
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Same as Pez.... Jecht is a character you don't often see! ^_^ Very good job!

by Lisu-chan on Wednesday, 4 November, 2009 - 09:00
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Aww thanks,the character seemed to go down well,a lot of people were surprised and pleased to see me.It's nice being someone that you don't often see and you're the only one of.I wonder why he's not done more.Did I meet you at Expo?

by leumas on Wednesday, 4 November, 2009 - 11:57
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Not really~! You just zoomed past me, and my friends had to suffer already when I spotted a Kefka! (Just a very big fan of that sadistic clown, can't really help it!) I wanted to take a photo with\of you, but my friends were walking the other direction.. didn't want to lose them!
Yes cosplaying a character less known pays of a lot, you might nog get recognized by everyone, but the ones that do, ... they make it worthwhile! ^_^

by Lisu-chan on Wednesday, 4 November, 2009 - 17:37
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ah well,if you're ever in my area we can always get a few photos together

by leumas on Wednesday, 4 November, 2009 - 20:46
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awesome you were the ject at expo. I met you sunday i think. it was a good choice of person to do. you suited him.

by Zanaso Rymm on Monday, 9 November, 2009 - 19:28
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kl! saw you at expo. nice to see someone cosplay jecht as you don't see it very often! :)

by visiting_wizard on Wednesday, 11 November, 2009 - 18:37
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Hey :) you commented on my rikku , and sadly sorry i am not cosplaying her in may, i am due to cosplay her later in 2010 :(.. but great cosplay ^ :)

by Holli on Sunday, 22 November, 2009 - 18:16
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I swear I saw you at October Expo on the Saturday. >WasARinoa<
Costume looks great!

by DuskatNight on Wednesday, 3 February, 2010 - 20:23
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Yeah you probably did,I didn't noticed any Rinoa's apart from one on Sunday so I must have missed you,I was probably drunk with Shoopuf bloodlust

by leumas on Wednesday, 3 February, 2010 - 20:49
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I think I probably did, you were like the only Jecht there XD. Aww that's a shame really. Haha Shoopuf Bloodlust is always good 8D

by DuskatNight on Thursday, 4 February, 2010 - 18:10
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Damn Shoopufs!Yeah no-one ever does Jecht.

by leumas on Friday, 5 February, 2010 - 11:36
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Yus damn the Shoopufs. But still Shoopufs are fun to ride on xD. I know it sucks.

by DuskatNight on Friday, 5 February, 2010 - 18:41
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They just look like fiends to me

by leumas on Friday, 5 February, 2010 - 22:30
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Well they would since don't you have a drinking probelm? :P

by DuskatNight on Saturday, 6 February, 2010 - 12:50
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no way,I could quit tomorrow if I wanted to

by leumas on Sunday, 7 February, 2010 - 02:09
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If you wanted too...Yeah right XD

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 7 February, 2010 - 15:28
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why do today what you can put off till tomorrow

by leumas on Sunday, 7 February, 2010 - 15:39
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Why do today what you can never put off till tomorrow ;)

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 7 February, 2010 - 15:53
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YOU KNOW JECHT IS COOLER THAN CLOUD! Jecht would have saved aeris in time, you know why? Cause he is a reeeeal man =D!

by Zelda on Thursday, 11 March, 2010 - 20:00
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Exactly! Jecht would have snapped Sephiroth's neck like a twig,like a twig I tell you!

by leumas on Thursday, 11 March, 2010 - 20:34
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The difference in skin tone between you and I is pretty amusing

by leumas on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 14:15
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Well as you know, i have always been pale skinned, and i always will be XD

by Zelda on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 14:18
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not if you slap on loads of fake tan like me :D

by leumas on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 14:23

That was a seriously awesome Jecht, and I loved the sword.

by Anggul on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 15:58
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Thanks man,and if I remember correctly your sword was pretty damn awesome too

by leumas on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 16:06

Thank you, it's my precious 6ft smashy Buster of solid wood =D

by Anggul on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 21:05
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Lol Cloud's sword IS ridiculously huge.Do you think he is compensating for something?

by leumas on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 21:17
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Awesome Jecht. Love the sword and the armour.

by Sephirayne on Monday, 29 March, 2010 - 21:26

I love the new pic of you against the green background :) Looks great!

by Ashika on Monday, 29 March, 2010 - 21:40
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thanks guys

by leumas on Wednesday, 31 March, 2010 - 00:05
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I love your Jecht cosplay - and you were so brave to wear it even though it was so cold! It was also awesome to chat to you - enjoy your non-sword weapon :P and I'll catch up with you at other events :)

by gaming_goddess on Wednesday, 31 March, 2010 - 18:19
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aww thanks,you were one of the people I enjoyed hanging round with and chatting to most too.I am either brave or foolish,not sure which one yet but it's worth it to get to play Jecht cos he's an awesome character

by leumas on Wednesday, 31 March, 2010 - 20:10
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you sertainly do manage to pull of cosplaying Jecht really well. You looked cool at kita man ^^

by nanahara on Saturday, 3 April, 2010 - 23:34
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thanks a lot

by leumas on Sunday, 4 April, 2010 - 07:04
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serioulsy, best jecht ever!

by FairyPorchQueen on Wednesday, 7 April, 2010 - 14:20
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aww that's sweet and nice of you to say,but you probably haven't seen any or many others.Im sure there's lot of better ones than me

by leumas on Wednesday, 7 April, 2010 - 20:06
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Fantastic Jecht! X is the best!

by Ammy on Sunday, 31 October, 2010 - 03:39
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Thank you very much. Yeah I'm with you on that one. FFX is my favourite too :)

by leumas on Sunday, 31 October, 2010 - 08:02

To-Do List

add chain to swordLowComplete
bye body paint for tattooLowComplete
make a blitzballLowComplete
make beltLowComplete