Refira
 


Costume :Mew
Source :Pokemon
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Minamicon 14 (2008)


Costume Photos

Mew Defying Gravity!?

Mew!

Lucied and Mew

Wild Mew Appeared!

Mew with Keystaff

Mew the Ninja!

 


Costume Information

Description
My first full mascot costume and cosplay.

Mew was always my favourite Pokemon when I was younger, and I really wanted to make a costume that made people look and say "I remember that character!"... and Mew seemed like the perfect choice as everyone remembers trying to get hold of one in the old red/blue/gold/silver games! That, and the character is just so cute I couldn't resist... XD

Despite being very basic and not all that well-made, Mew was still popular; and I lost count of the number of times I was hugged, glomped, tackled and photographed (and not just by con guests... some of the staff and random guests at the Ibis hotel even wanted hugs and photos!). I guess everyone really loves Mew! ^^

Interestingly enough, the tail, when stretched out to it's full length, is about 5"8... just over 7 inches taller than me... but still looks way too small. :/

Although it didn't look anything like I had hoped it would, I learnt a lot from the construction process; and this costume will also always have a special place as my first ever mascot costume and the thing that made me realise I wanted to become a professional creature costume maker. ~ <3


CosplaySnap also took two awesome pics of the costume that can be found here:
http://cosplayisland.co.uk/node/1584
http://cosplayisland.co.uk/node/1583

Comments

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OMG Mew! 8D Sooo cute~!
This cosplaying world needs more mascot Pokemon cosplayers x3

by CrystalNeko on Sunday, 23 March, 2008 - 16:49
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Hey, Great to see you on here, glad u joined up, i love this costume and think its AMAZING!!, (Especially for a first costume)

i've added you to my friends list, (i hope u dont mind) and i hope to see you at many more cons!

by HelloKitty on Sunday, 23 March, 2008 - 20:29
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Amazing stuff! You obviously have a talent for the mascots! ^^

Looking forward to seeing more costumes from you!

by stripey_dani on Sunday, 23 March, 2008 - 21:18
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I remember that Mew. Mascot style cosplay is so hard to come by, you did such a great job :D
I'll be working on one myself later in the year. Looking foward to seeing what you do next.

by TrueKitsune on Monday, 24 March, 2008 - 16:18
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"not very good first costume" my ass :P I can't believe you managed to keep that one quiet until the Friday night ;)

We shall have to drag you over for future cosplay planning sessions..!

by nert on Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 - 20:58
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very nice, the worlds biggest Mew lolo

by Anime_Angel on Saturday, 12 April, 2008 - 20:41
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Thanks everyone! ^^
And yes, Nert - I'd be happy to come along to any future cosplay planning sessions. It#d be great to do a cosplay group sometime.

by Refira on Sunday, 13 April, 2008 - 18:33
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Pluto and I were very happy to glomp you ^_^

by Minxie on Saturday, 26 April, 2008 - 01:34
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awwwwwwwwwwwwww ya Mew i love Mew ^____^

by FairyPorchQueen on Thursday, 23 July, 2009 - 20:08
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Hehe... thank you. :3

by Refira on Friday, 14 August, 2009 - 22:11
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It was such a cool surprise to see a mascot Mew at Minami. :) You did a great job on this costume. ^_^

by Lil-Samuu on Saturday, 23 January, 2010 - 20:04
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Awww this is so cute :3

by My__RoadOfBlood on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 17:58