Costume :Viral
Variant :Time Skip (Hobo)
Source :Gurren Lagann
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Aya Revolution 2009

Costume Photos


Cower, naked monkeys~!

Totally OOC hug

Opposing Force

In yer face

Epic cast~


Aya 09

Boy for sale~!

Time paradox much?

Little bit moe...



Costume Information

Cost : £40 approx
Time Taken : Spread over a month or so

I really, REALLY want to do Viral, whether it's for Ame or an Expo. Hopefully I can get a group of GL coplayers togethor too, as several friends have also expressed their own interests. X3

At the moment, its really just a possibility, but I've put it up here because I figure that having the web space for it, with ref. pic sna d an icon and everything, might kick my a$$ into gear a bit and I may actualy start! XD *fingers crossed for this one*

Moe Viraaaaaaaal~ <3

~~~~~~~~~ EDIT (Jan 09) ~~~~~~~~~

Okay, Viral is ON. However, even though Im starting work on him, I'm still leaving it a little while longer before deciding on which version he will be; short-haired Moe Viral with bandages or Time Skip Hobo Viral. Either way will be fun, but it depends on the decisions made by others in my group. ^_^

~~~~~~~DOUBLE EDIT~~~~~~~~

Doing Hobo Viral. XD YOSH~!

~~~~~TRIPLE EDIT~~~~~~~ (2010)

Hobo Viral was eventually worn at Amecon 09 with a 2 friends as young Simon and Timeskip Rossiu.

THEN was re-worn for KITACON 2010 where we had nearly a complete group of protagonists and antagonists. Was truly, utterly EPIC! Thanks to everyone~ <3


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Oooh, if you're going to Amecon 08, you have to do Viral. I'll be doing Kamina on the same day. It'll be interesting to get those two together =p

by Nalerenn on Wednesday, 16 January, 2008 - 16:43
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which expo are you going too? This one in May? or October? cause i plan to debute my Yoko cosplay at May London Expo~ and i do not know any GL cosplayers going ^^

by Uni on Wednesday, 5 March, 2008 - 01:36
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by Shenny on Thursday, 28 May, 2009 - 22:52
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That is one seeeeexy wig ~ Can't wait to see progress! ^_^

Also...I feel the big/dark eyebrow pain, good for England...but not for other blondies! XDD

by MoonLily on Thursday, 28 May, 2009 - 22:54
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That is one very awesome wig D: Totally love it~

Reminds me I need to catch up on Gurren Lagann XD

Loving the outfit so far XD

by Demented Kid on Saturday, 27 June, 2009 - 23:55
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*glee* It's looking so good!!! Lovin the hands ^^

by kiichan on Sunday, 28 June, 2009 - 01:31
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progress is looking great man

by nanahara on Sunday, 28 June, 2009 - 02:45
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I love the gloves 0_0

by AmethystEyes on Sunday, 28 June, 2009 - 16:13
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This looks like it could be one of the best viral cosplays i've ever seen.
Looking forward to seeing pictures of the finished costume.

Reminds me i must finish / upload more progress photo of my Simon cosplay.

by eva_fan on Sunday, 28 June, 2009 - 20:43
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Whoa I'm loving the hands/claws what not XD Cant wait to see everything put together

by Demented Kid on Tuesday, 14 July, 2009 - 21:28
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Wow. The hands are amazing!

by Elyiel on Tuesday, 14 July, 2009 - 21:32
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Holy crap those pawz are awesome hun.

by Shenny on Tuesday, 14 July, 2009 - 21:42
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How did you make those hands? ^^

by Chibi on Tuesday, 14 July, 2009 - 22:37
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Aw, thanks all!

@Chibi; Well, I went and bought a tub of latex so that I could cast a mould then make a set of Viral-like paws from scratch. I had it all planned out in my head and everything.

....and then I saw the most perfect pair of 'witches hands' on eBay. XD
So I just ended up using the latex to paint them the right colour!

by sarmander on Tuesday, 14 July, 2009 - 23:50
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Lol either way you'll have to show me how to do the whole mould-casting and latex using and stuff :P always wanted to have a go ^^

by Chibi on Wednesday, 15 July, 2009 - 00:42
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awesome nice viral ^^

by timpey on Saturday, 18 July, 2009 - 21:01
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awesome viral, I especially like your Viral hands ^_^

by Manjou on Saturday, 18 July, 2009 - 21:10
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You latexed these gloves? nice going!

by Odd-One-Out on Saturday, 18 July, 2009 - 21:12
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Wait! I haven't commented yet????? D: I am in awe of those HANDS. Seriously. Very very nice job! I can't wait for Gurren Lagaaaaaaaaaaaaaaann <3 ^_^

by Ino on Saturday, 18 July, 2009 - 21:18
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God damn you, you talented moo!!!! *shakes fist* you're going to have to cope with me raping you in my nout but pants cosplay! HA Serves you right!!

by kiichan on Sunday, 19 July, 2009 - 01:31
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Damn you and your awesome cosplay-making and character-pulling-off skills D:

by Chibi on Sunday, 19 July, 2009 - 02:49
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this is looking really well made :D

Espically loving the Claws!!


by MangaChild on Sunday, 19 July, 2009 - 11:01
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by CharlotteLuna on Tuesday, 21 July, 2009 - 07:18
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=^_^= Thankyou so much all~ I'm really looking forward to doing Gurren Lagann!

@Mangachild; wouldn't be anywhere near this stage if it wasn't for your awesome advice, so a HUGE thanks! xx

by sarmander on Tuesday, 21 July, 2009 - 21:54
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wow *_* This looks amazing~!
Love the claws!

by x-Blade-x on Friday, 7 August, 2009 - 20:02
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Was awesome meeting at AYa 8D You made a wondeful Viral it really amazed me!

by Solaria on Thursday, 1 October, 2009 - 10:48
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Wow, you look great as Viral! :D

by Lady Bahamut on Thursday, 1 October, 2009 - 13:41
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Awesome costume. I'm really impressed with the claws. Fab job.

by Sephirayne on Sunday, 28 March, 2010 - 13:51
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Awesome costume =) You make such a good Viral!
The claws are sooo good!! ^-^

by MissColzyChan on Sunday, 16 May, 2010 - 16:40
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You look awesome as Viral,
I love the claws :D

by My__RoadOfBlood on Friday, 27 August, 2010 - 22:07
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Omg I cannot believe I'm stumbling across this now!

*was Adiane* :p

I'm sorry if I was OTT when grabbing your scarf for one of the photos >_< *hugs to make up for it*

by soph24 on Wednesday, 23 February, 2011 - 14:15
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Oh my goodness, you were Adiane? *HUGS BACK* You were AMAZING! And don't worry....I think Viral LIKES that kinda treatment. ^_<

by sarmander on Wednesday, 23 February, 2011 - 21:50
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NOOoo you were more amazing 8D *That's what I forgot to mention in the last comment* lmao

Seriously best Viral I've seen @_@ those hands 0__0 and even the make up :D

LOL yeah he does doesn't he XD Ok I don't feel that bad now :p

*btw Im gonna steal some photos Xp*

by soph24 on Thursday, 24 February, 2011 - 04:04