Cosplex
 


Costume :Yuna Braska
Variant :Summoner
Source :Final Fantasy X
Progress :Complete
Worn At :AmeCon 2008


Costume Photos

A heavy burden

High Summoner Yuna Braska

Its a White Mage's Duty To heal

Reference Picture

Version 2

Final Fantasy XII Launch

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £60
Time Taken : 40-60 hours

Description
The original version of this costume was my first ever cosplay! It feels sooo long ago!

Most parts have been remade twice, but the obi has been remade 4 times!!!!

The hardest part was the obi, silky satin isn't suppose to be able to support a massive bow. To solve this problem I made a supportive underobi, in which the bow slots into and then the decorative over obi laces over.

The easiest part was probably the skirt and the staff. The body of the staff was made for me by a friend out of solid wood. I however did the paintwork :P

I plan to write a tutorial one day on how I gradient dyed the sleeves too!

I've retired this costume now, since I keep going back to it to remake parts :P. It was last worn at the Final Fantasy XII Launch in London.

EDIT 23/03/08

I'm always bringing this costume out of retirement for random london events. This was worn to the Guiness book of records attempt at the largest number of games chracters in one place! We reached 80!

After the count El/Rosiael took some great photos in the turbine room of the Tate modern! These are my poorly edited versions (Well not really editied lol!)

Comments

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howw can this not have comments x_x its amazing ^^ i wouldnt have a clue or even attempt how to make this to complicated for me o.O Its by far yunas best outfit and you make a great yuna ^^

by GraceyDarling on Thursday, 20 March, 2008 - 23:08
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O_O surgoi!!!
how did you manage that? its brilliant. you make a great yuna ^_^

by animeaddict on Sunday, 23 March, 2008 - 20:19
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Cold day was cooooooold. XDDDDDDDDDDD

A nice set of Yuna pics you have here~ *w* Looking good!

by lina-lau on Monday, 24 March, 2008 - 00:42
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Ooo pretty, I love the new wig you have for it too! ^o^ You look exactly like Yuna =3

by CrystalNeko on Monday, 24 March, 2008 - 00:43
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XD, awesome as always. :D

by Rosiael on Monday, 24 March, 2008 - 00:49
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You make such an awesome Yuna T_T And having seen the costume up close, I must say it's an amazing work of art!

... maybe that's why the visitors at Tate Modern thought you were part of an installation? XD

by Cat_Cat on Monday, 24 March, 2008 - 12:23
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I saw the London record attempt pics and thought "She looks a lot like Lex..." yay dense award.

You make a fantastic Yuna, I'm in awe of that wig too! What did you use to cut the staff head, there's some tiny holes there.

by Amy-Lou on Monday, 24 March, 2008 - 21:44
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hehe, I love it when people cant tell me from costume to costume :P

The staff was made for me by a freind and I believe that the head is 3 pieces of jigsawed MDF sandwidthed together! There is much sanding and filling in of gaps to give it a smooth look too. He did a great Job on it, Lex needs more excuses to show it off!

by Cosplex on Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 - 00:06
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that first one is the most unflattering picture EVAR... of me. Ben says I am sneezing... I don't think I sneeze with my mouth open, in mid-sentence...

But yeah, wig looks good. And redone sleeves are much better. and your bow is magick!
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by firedaemon on Saturday, 29 March, 2008 - 01:12
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lex this is such an amazing yuna i love it its soo spot on, mind if i gets some pictures of your future cosplays haha i feel like such a cosplay underling after seing you costumes lmao

by ryaoki on Wednesday, 23 April, 2008 - 09:51
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you made an awesome yuna

by Defrain on Monday, 11 August, 2008 - 19:46

you drew the design yourself, because the dress is really amazing :).
So... could you please tell me where you got the fabric. It rocks!!

by forest-princess on Friday, 20 February, 2009 - 16:16
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You have a very Yuna-like look about you!! Im very impressed, especially if this is your first cosplay!!

by Fables on Saturday, 30 May, 2009 - 23:11
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Agreeing with Fables, you look a lot like her, wonderful outfit

by Xephios on Friday, 25 September, 2009 - 22:42
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It's good but it's not Yuna Braska it's just Yuna.Braska is her dad's first name.It's like called Tidus Tidus Jecht.Lol

by leumas on Monday, 15 March, 2010 - 10:09
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aww i wish i could have seen this at the launch!

by FairyPorchQueen on Monday, 15 March, 2010 - 12:28
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you make a lovely yuna!

by KonohaKunoichi94 on Friday, 2 April, 2010 - 21:23
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You make a very pretty Yuna :3

by Puppykitten14 on Monday, 1 August, 2011 - 08:06