Costume :Vash the Stampede
Variant :anime
Source :Trigun
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2010

Costume Photos

Vash at Kitacon

Vash on the tiles

Classic pose 2

Classic pose 1

Action Vash

Vash, the gun



Costume Information

Awards : best performance Minami 2002

Vash has returned.......

My original Minami 2002 costume with a few additions to the jacket, new arm, knee pads, wig, glasses and gun.

The feeling you get from being Vash is great, it probably supasses any of the other costumes I've made.


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*plays saw theme to james vash returning, DUNUNUN NUNUNU NUNUNUNUN*

cant wait to see this in person finnally dude

by ryaoki on Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 - 09:28

gah, you've made me want to make a wolfwood.

saturday or sunday?

by xaerael on Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 - 12:33
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Do it Xae! We're doing it Sunday to avoid clashes with EuroCos. :)

by SephNoir on Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 - 13:32
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That would be wicked Xae. I'd offer you the loan of my cross punisher but it doesnt fit in the car >_< (and it's got a bit wobbly in its old age)

by Ilpala on Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 - 14:17
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Actually I think the beard does go with the glasses. You look really cool in this. Cooler than the artwork Vash in fact. ^_^

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 19 May, 2010 - 13:29
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I go from 0-boiling in about 5 minutes in this coat >_< :P

by Ilpala on Wednesday, 19 May, 2010 - 14:10
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lol Ok that might help you to keep this serious Vash face on all day.. XD

Is there a plan B for when you are about to melt?

by Ranma1-2 on Thursday, 20 May, 2010 - 12:14
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Looking awesome!!

by kiichan on Tuesday, 25 May, 2010 - 11:13
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love it, LOVE the gun also

by ryaoki on Tuesday, 25 May, 2010 - 11:13
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Does this mean you'll have to shave your lumberjack beard? D :


by KhaosKreator on Tuesday, 25 May, 2010 - 12:05
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Yeah the Beards comming off!
I have no idea where the squirrels are going to go...... O.o

by Ilpala on Tuesday, 25 May, 2010 - 16:07
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It's so great to see a Vash as accurately tall as you. Nailed it, looked great when I saw you on Sunday :D

by sonia_leong on Monday, 31 May, 2010 - 22:27
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lol how's the doughnuts you stole? xD
Awesome hair o.0 I can never get spikes to stay

by TheEmoEmu on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 11:46
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by Defrain on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 13:51
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Said it looked Very cool at Expo in this ^_^
Is the beard coming back? :P

by Ranma1-2 on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 16:25
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Super tall Vash! Glad you brought it back, I love this costume :D

by Amy-Lou on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 17:45

must have been hot! but dayuum! you look awesome!

by Heero Masaki on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 18:13
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Awesome costume. You look great. Gutted I didn't see it in person.

by Sephirayne on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 18:31
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That wig just defies gravity - yay for miiol! :-)
But... but... but... isn't the reference picture your usual [hands-on-hips] pose? We no have pics to that effect :-(

by Lunar_Kitten on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 21:18
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Great tutorial pics for the gun, very nice work!

by Captain_Marvelous on Tuesday, 15 June, 2010 - 23:47
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Yeees this costume is just awesome!

by CrystalNeko on Friday, 9 September, 2011 - 16:32
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Looked Awesome Dude! Saw it as I passed by!

by Manticore on Friday, 9 September, 2011 - 16:51
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Amazing Vash! im gutted i missed it =[

One of my fav characters and you've done it so well!

by Numta on Friday, 9 September, 2011 - 17:23
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You suit him so well!

by Alias Cosplay on Friday, 9 September, 2011 - 17:24
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Favourite Vash EVAARR!! Suits you so well, just the right height for it!

by Freyarule on Friday, 9 September, 2011 - 19:17
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I LOVE location shots like those! 8)

by Ranma1-2 on Friday, 9 September, 2011 - 23:03


Basicaly finished (Posted 28th May 2010)

Spent tonight dodging last minue expo stuff by assembling my gloves, looks good, and I think thats just about everything done :)

progress (Posted 24th May 2010)

A productive weekend was had.
Miiol has kindly styled a crazy wig for me.
I made my new arm and knee pads, using them as an excuse to try out heat forming plasterzote.
And I made my Gun - toy gun base for the chamber and grip, built up with plasterzote and plasticard, filled, primed and painted. Looks neat, although being made to a limited time scale it's a little rough and ready.

Left my memory stick of pictures at home though, so you will have to wait for progress shots

coat done (Posted 19th May 2010)

I've finished updating the coat, reataching fasteners, adding eyelets etc.
I've also started work on the gun and dug out material to remake the arm

glasses (Posted 11th May 2010)

Wooo, my Glasses have arrived, in record time to :)
Miiol is very kindly styling the wig so tonight I better get the old costume out and asses what needs to be done to improve it.