Costume :Riku
Variant :End Version
Source :Kingdom Hearts II
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Amecon 2010

Costume Photos

me and terrence


The Trio






Costume Information

Riku is my fave character from the series, so i thought id have a bash at cosplaying him. the jacket has turned out to be my worse nightmare. this is a costume you shouldnt attempt if you have no idea how to make patterns or sew.


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I'm sure you're going to pull this off so perfectly!
Can't wait to see it finished <3

by My__RoadOfBlood on Tuesday, 15 June, 2010 - 16:22
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:D thank you.

by Leolarua on Tuesday, 15 June, 2010 - 16:25
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Looking awesome! Can't wait to see more!

by PapercutPerfect on Wednesday, 16 June, 2010 - 15:25
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XD Can't wait to have a photo with you at Amecon! You will look so Awesome!!!!

by Darkiekun on Saturday, 26 June, 2010 - 22:20
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yes we shall have photo times :D :D
and be all awesome and shizz

by Leolarua on Tuesday, 29 June, 2010 - 05:21
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Awesome wig hun! Going well >D

by Darkiekun on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 17:07
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*jaw drops* You look great!! Cant wait to see this at Ame =D

by Bambi. on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 17:13
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sora - thank you! almost done now with the trousers too. thank the heavens.

bambi - thank you :D :D i will probably look a lot more sweaty if it stays this hot though :<

by Leolarua on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 17:15
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The wig is gorgeous on you *__*

by My__RoadOfBlood on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 19:04
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You look amazing as Riku!

by sjbonnar on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 22:09
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I'll be rocking the sweaty look right there wit ya hun xD haha

by Bambi. on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 22:14
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thank you sjbonnar :)

bambi - i think im gunna have to hide behind trees and powder my nose now again but keep it on the low ;)

by Leolarua on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 22:21
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Hey! as long as you safe a spot for me too! It be cool xD

by Bambi. on Sunday, 18 July, 2010 - 22:48
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Ha! Now that is good :D love the wig.
Though i am liking the make up job a lot more!
cant wait to see at ame

by JakeX on Monday, 2 August, 2010 - 18:44
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thank you JakeX :)

by Leolarua on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 14:30
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Excellent job on th keyblade!! It looks perfect and so neatly painted!
Nice wig/mke up test too, very convincing!

by CrystalNeko on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 14:31
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Woah :o
This looks awesome~
Loving the wig + keyblade! 8D

by MikeJenks on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 14:31
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thank you crystalneko, it isnt that neat irl D: lol. had to paint it in the dark since my light blew.
thank you mikejenks too :D

by Leolarua on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 14:35
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By the looks of your wig test, you make a perfect Riku!
His outfit + keyblade are also looking awesome! =D

by Stubbled Grapes on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 14:46
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You make a perfect Riku! :3

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 14:56
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oh thank you Stubbled Grapes and DuskatNight
im glad i can pull him off :}

by Leolarua on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 14:58
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wowww the keyblade looks amazing! <3

by My__RoadOfBlood on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 15:57
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Just came across your pics randomly and jesus that Keyblade is perfect!

well done!

by Numta on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 16:34
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Wow this looks great! You did a fantastic job ^w^

by Littlegeeky on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 16:47
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thank you myroadofblood numta3 and littlegeeky
its really great everyones been so nice :D

by Leolarua on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 17:53
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Can this Sora Steals you for her own Riku? :D Or you someone elses Riku? XD I still love that Keyblade....*wants*

by Darkiekun on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 18:03
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haha yes i can be your riku :P
since i only have a kairi with me
NO, you cant have terrence!
unless i get fed up of carrying him XD

by Leolarua on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 18:30
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YAY I have scored myself a Riku!!!! And a Kairi since she's already with you XD
We have a trio how nice XD
And lol if you give up carrying him I will and then I'll be like Roxas with two Keyblades >D

by Darkiekun on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 18:33
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haha yes we do :D yey
but then ill be defenceless D:
i think ill have to get hench
i have 5 days
/pumps iron

by Leolarua on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 18:45
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wow this is lookin amazin so far! u really got the look down great!

by InfiniteJester on Thursday, 12 August, 2010 - 17:09
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ty! hopefull get some good pics over the weekend

by Leolarua on Thursday, 12 August, 2010 - 17:52
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Love this C: You make such an amazing Riku <3

by My__RoadOfBlood on Friday, 20 August, 2010 - 23:51
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aw pretty photos! just realsied i saw one on DA the other day aswell lmao

by InfiniteJester on Saturday, 21 August, 2010 - 00:36
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thank you for the comments. really pleased how my costume came out, and how impressed other people were.

oooh yes u did comment haha XD

by Leolarua on Saturday, 21 August, 2010 - 17:43

incredible!! =D

by hacwa on Sunday, 10 October, 2010 - 01:47
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One of the best Rikus i have ever seen!

by cowiee on Wednesday, 2 March, 2011 - 02:58
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thank you :)

by Leolarua on Thursday, 3 March, 2011 - 01:42

not many Rikus put their costumes together themselves! Great job, it looks flawless. You make a great Riku. :)

by Adamoluna on Tuesday, 3 May, 2011 - 06:47
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You make an amazing Riku!

by FuriePhoenix on Sunday, 8 May, 2011 - 13:58
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This is really good! I love the Riku wig, and I just love the make up!

by Imrose on Friday, 3 June, 2011 - 18:44
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You are rhe best Rikku I've ever seen.

by NakedSalad on Thursday, 7 July, 2011 - 22:39
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thank you :>

by Leolarua on Friday, 8 July, 2011 - 13:34
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Seriously, amazing cosplay *__* <3

by Yes-My-Lord on Thursday, 29 December, 2011 - 13:36
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aww thank you :D

by Leolarua on Saturday, 31 December, 2011 - 00:06

To-Do List



hand sewing sucks (Posted 13th July 2010)

this is what happens when you go senile, you forget important things about an item of clothing. like trousers. they have pockets. and rikus trousers have obvious blue pockets, how could anyone miss those out


so now starts the painfull task of hemming, then hand sewing the pockets on because im forgetfull
this is my progress after two days of getting angry and stopping every 5 minutes lol
i think cosplay has seriously killed off my braincells

Wig (Posted 9th July 2010)

after this i was covered in silver hair, as well as my room haha.
but yeah. heres the pic of the wig before (ignore my greasy face). it was much longer then i expected.

took me hours to try and thin this beast out. but im quite happy with it overall. i styled it a bit after cutting to make it look a bit more fly-away