Costume :Taokaka
Variant :RETIRED
Source :Blazblue: Calamity Trigger/Continuum Shift
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Bunkasai - Japanese Culture Festival 2011

Costume Photos

The Gang

Look who's behind you!

Blazblue Event HMV Gamerbase

Nooo... I dont want to go with good guy.... D:

Signed Taokaka Paws

Blazblue Cosplayers Bunkasai

High Kicked!




Costume Information

Cost : £50
Awards : "Official Blazblue Cosplay"
Time Taken : 2 weeks

Been watching this when my friend Karen was playing it, I got to say the cat lady (Tao) is awesome O.O Shes adorable and I want to go round and look creepy at people :) plus annoying anyone who is Litchi aka "Boobie Lady"

Very comfortable to wear, I love how its turned out so far, cannot wait to get everything on and see how it all looks ^^ Easiest part was finding shorts,braces and wig. Hardest part was the dress/jacket making

I have placed zips in the wrists so I can use my hands without takin the whole thing off. I love this costume it's one of my favourites I have made so far, and also the one that has turned out the way I wanted it too ^^

She has been signed by the creators, March Toshimichi Mori and Daisuke Ishiwatari.
I thought it was a fitting end to me wearing her. :3


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Nyaaaaa! You shall make an awesome Taokaka! Nya nya! You make me want to put up BlazBlue stuffs too.

by Ayame on Saturday, 24 April, 2010 - 14:54
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*O* You'll do this so well! You so have to do it for next may with the big group 8DD
Really excited to see this done~

by Charlie-Bear on Saturday, 24 April, 2010 - 19:45
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Defo recommend Pollar fleece thats what i used~ Youd die in Drill D:
Was pretty ok in fleece tho 8D Not too hot x3
Cant wait to see your Tao she needs more love 9D

by Solaria on Saturday, 24 April, 2010 - 21:35
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looking forward to this so wanna cosplay Bang

by Defrain on Monday, 3 May, 2010 - 12:24
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This is gonna suit you so well!

by sjbonnar on Monday, 3 May, 2010 - 12:43
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great costume, looking forward to seeing it

by Dan on Thursday, 10 June, 2010 - 00:15
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Best alternate use of a cat bowl ever :P

by Ayame on Friday, 11 June, 2010 - 13:26
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o wow this is looking amazing =D

by CGOPbleachbabe on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 22:47
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Wooooow! Its loking amazing so far. I can't wait to see it done. XD

by Ayame on Friday, 18 June, 2010 - 00:19
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Oh wow I love how this is looking. It looks really accurate

by yami-no-neko on Friday, 18 June, 2010 - 11:36
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looking good

by Defrain on Saturday, 19 June, 2010 - 09:56
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Oooh, I really like how this is looking! So far one of the best I've seen. ^_^

by sarmander on Tuesday, 22 June, 2010 - 23:51

I sense some awesome happening here!


by No thanks on Wednesday, 23 June, 2010 - 04:55
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looking ver swish

by Defrain on Wednesday, 23 June, 2010 - 12:07
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Ooooh the dress is sooo good. I love it. Nya :3

by Ayame on Thursday, 24 June, 2010 - 21:37
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by Defrain on Thursday, 1 July, 2010 - 18:13
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LOOKS SO CUTE AND COMFY~! Ahhh can't wait for more photos~

by CrystalNeko on Thursday, 15 July, 2010 - 21:38
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the cosplay looks great

by Dan on Thursday, 15 July, 2010 - 22:21
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very nicely done, looks very well made

by nanahara on Friday, 16 July, 2010 - 02:28
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lol i thought you was wearing the scary face lol jokes :P

by Defrain on Friday, 16 July, 2010 - 07:36
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You make such an adorable Tao 8D

by Solaria on Friday, 16 July, 2010 - 07:42
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by moonypie on Wednesday, 28 July, 2010 - 14:36
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you hug that zaku

by Defrain on Wednesday, 18 August, 2010 - 07:02
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You made an awesome Tao x3

by Solaria on Saturday, 21 August, 2010 - 21:19
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you made an amazing Tao

by yami-no-neko on Saturday, 21 August, 2010 - 22:06
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thankyou for the comments, just you let you guys know she will be getting upgraded for Expo ^^

by Limegreenjelly on Saturday, 21 August, 2010 - 23:46
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Your Tao is so awesome!!! Shame, I never saw you at AmeCon.

by Ichigo-Chan on Saturday, 16 October, 2010 - 22:03


by No thanks on Thursday, 21 October, 2010 - 13:08
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woooow that's awesome! Nice Tao :D

by Jenivere on Thursday, 28 October, 2010 - 22:01
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awesome Tao! the eyes were really awesome ^^

by Fishyfins on Wednesday, 3 November, 2010 - 14:51
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loving the new addition

by Defrain on Thursday, 4 November, 2010 - 09:59
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loving the new addition

by Defrain on Thursday, 4 November, 2010 - 09:59
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"ughh its you again" Ragna, rebel 1 ACTION!

by ryaoki on Thursday, 4 November, 2010 - 11:08
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Really love this cosplay!! :D

by Manga Girl on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 02:08
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Your Tao cosplay looked so amazing in real life and I really liked how the eyes light up. I'm happy I got the chance to see this yesterday ^^

by Ichigo-Chan on Sunday, 6 March, 2011 - 19:30
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You make a very cute Tao~

Nice work on getting them sighed too :3

by isamiaella on Sunday, 6 March, 2011 - 21:47
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You made the cutest Tao ever and I am so jealous you got your paws signed ;____;
Was fantastic -finally- seeing this in real life! *_*

by CrystalNeko on Sunday, 6 March, 2011 - 22:16
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Nyan nyan! <3

Shame I only saw it once before it got retired, but I'm totally looking forward to seeing V13 :D

by Freyarule on Sunday, 6 March, 2011 - 22:50
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I loved this outfit so much! It looked flawless and the leds looked amazing! Love that you got the hands/paws signed! No worries Bunkasai was rush rush for me also so there's always next time :-) but excellent outfit!!

by gaming_goddess on Tuesday, 8 March, 2011 - 09:40
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This was totally awesome! I'm so glad I got to see it at Bunkasai :) x

by Frederica la Noir on Tuesday, 8 March, 2011 - 23:27
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Best photo-bomb ever!

by Ayame on Tuesday, 15 March, 2011 - 00:57
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Such an awesome cosplay. You must be so proud of her. Love that she got signed by the creators. Best photo-bomb ever! :d

by Sephirayne on Thursday, 28 April, 2011 - 16:49

Awwww =^_^= I ADORE TAOKAKA!! And you make an epic Kaka <3 I have plans to cosplay Taokaka also and my friend will be cosplaying Torakaka at some point :D I will be cosplaying Kokonoe and my friends are cosplaying Litchi and Ragna on the Sat on MCM Oct xx

by Rainbow_Panda on Sunday, 29 September, 2013 - 09:59

To-Do List

Boots and Boot CoversMediumComplete
Red ShortsMediumComplete
Beige BoobtubeLowComplete


Upgrading: 50% completed (Posted 22nd October 2010)

Done her claws and they are now on her jacket, need to make some black felt parts to go over the claws parts when they aren't being used.
The mask is in progress, Placed red acetate into the eye sockets and started work on her smile. Some elastic needs to be fixed on and some LEDs need to be installed into the mask. Some alterations of the boot covers need to take place and then DONE!
Time so far: 2 Days (paper mache needed to dry)

*Upgraded* (Posted 19th September 2010)

Making claws for her now, made some out of cardboard this morning. Got to paper mache then, when I do that I will be working on the new mask as well as it can all be done at the same time less mess that way (I think)

Hopefully start paper mache next week when I get a day off and have free use of the dining table mwhahahahaha

*Rebel 1* (Posted 1st July 2010)

Finished her lovely dress/jacket the other day and cant stop wearing it :) I love it soo much. Started the boot covers today, just need to do the other one and sew the backs.

May do the little paws on the braces, will look for a boobtube if not will have to make one. One more step to completion :)

Nyan Nyan (Posted 17th June 2010)

Dress is in progress I am delighted with the outcome so far :)
Just got the sleeves/paws to do now which shouldnt be too difficult task, going to sew zips in the wrists so I can actually use my hands...

My stuffing for the ears come from old pillows from my student house XD Reuse and recycled, we liked this :D

Boot covers will be in progress once I know whether I need more fabric or not ^^' (someone doesnt think she brought enough) Then Taokaka is COMPLETE

Time so far: 2 evenings worth

Watching Watching.... Ah just buy it now! XD (Posted 8th June 2010)

Got all the ebayed items brought which included wig, shorts, braces, and mask base :)

Going to the fabric shop tomorrow to collect some fabric to get her dress in progress and her boot covers ... Shouldnt be too bad
Time so far: 10 hours surfing e-bay XD

Meow :3 (Posted 3rd June 2010)

Got going on this today ^^ Found my cat tail from the cat maid I did at christmas and browsed the internet and got my eye on some red shorts, braces, wig and brought a plain black face mask.

Going to go to the fabric shop later on in the week to pick out suitable fabrics to start the main top on the costume and the boot covers... :)