Kimbot1984
 


Costume :Mutio
Source :Blue Submarine 6
Progress :Planned
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2010


Costume Photos

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Costume Information

General
Cost : Estimated... £60+ ; 3 ;
Time Taken : n/a

Description
I fell in love with this character as soon as I saw her. Such a brilliantly unique design for what essentially is a 'mermaid'. She's based on a Koi Karp, so I've heard. Check out the anime if you haven't seen it, all the non-human character designs are fantastic :)

So - my ideas so far:

BODY - I'll need a white / skin-colour zentai suit, one that I can dye easily.

HEAD/HAIR - Bald-cap and Grey wig as a base... maybe one of those mad scientist wigs? ;)

EARS - Will probably make these out thick card and paint it.

GILLS - Pink Ostrich feathers, definitely.

FINS - Now these will be tough. She can expend them when in the water and they are pinkish/transparent. Maybe some sort of transparent rainbow plastic-paper? Transparent wrapping? Cloth?

FACE & EYES - This part is the easiest to do, but also the easiest to mess up! I need really decent facepaint that won't drip when I'm hot. Any suggestions? Eyes... well red contacts :) She has fangs as well, I may buy some, if I can find good ones.

Comments

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I loved this movie, nice to see it cosplayed

by street-angel on Saturday, 5 June, 2010 - 08:21
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I hope I can pull it off! I'm aiming to get it ready for the latter half of the year :)

by Kimbot1984 on Saturday, 5 June, 2010 - 09:02
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You'll look amazing I have no doubt. Gah tempted to cosplay Mayumi now XD People keep reminded my of old favourites ><

by street-angel on Saturday, 5 June, 2010 - 22:05
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Yeah! Red-heads rule XD

by Kimbot1984 on Sunday, 6 June, 2010 - 19:58
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This was my childhood movie XD
so amazing
Looking forward to the progress!

by Emzone on Wednesday, 9 June, 2010 - 23:44
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Yeah - it's great. I really liked the musical score as well!

by Kimbot1984 on Thursday, 10 June, 2010 - 13:36