Costume :Misao Makimachi
Variant :Ninja
Source :Rurouni kenshin
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Kitacon III (2011)

Costume Photos

This knuckleheads promised me!

This group.. made my Kitacon. Thanks so much EVERYONE!

Who you calling small!?!

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Costume Information

She irritated the hell outta me but I really admire her. She loves her Lord Aoshi regardless =D <3

Planned for Kitacon 3 (2011) to go with out Kenshin group =)
There's a thread on the forums if you are interested in joining us! =D


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Ahh Misao..... You will be cute that you will- Sorry Kenshin side of me talking >D XD But yesh Hope to poke you as Kenshin one day >D

by Darkiekun on Sunday, 19 September, 2010 - 21:38
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awwv this brings back memories good times cant wait to see

by J-Po on Sunday, 7 November, 2010 - 20:27
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YAY progress! But I personally believe the main colour should be a bit darker but the lighter colour on the edges is perfect! But all in all I really like it ^^ Just as i said maybe the main section should be a bit darker ^^ Up to you though Misao!

by Darkiekun on Sunday, 7 November, 2010 - 22:42
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Looks lovely so far but I am going to have to agree about the colour of the main body part, should probably be a deeper shade of blue....maybe the picture has just washed alot of the colour out?

by eternal_aranel on Monday, 8 November, 2010 - 17:12

Looks a darker shade of blue, but instead of redoing it all why don't you dye it? It would be a lot cheaper : )

by - on Monday, 8 November, 2010 - 23:26
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I would have dyed it hun but its polycotton so wouldnt dye right D: Got a better colour and currently in the process of finishing it off =) Just gotta fix the "sleeves" and it will be done =D Pictors tomorrow I hope! Thanks for everyones input though <3 Appreciate it!

by Bambi. on Monday, 8 November, 2010 - 23:28
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Much better 8D Well done!

by Darkiekun on Saturday, 13 November, 2010 - 14:15
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Weasel girl =p

by Petchy-mon on Tuesday, 16 November, 2010 - 22:08
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hun this looks AMAZING!!!!!! The bow looks ace also!! :) Can't wait for our group :D

by SarahSaiyan on Tuesday, 16 November, 2010 - 22:19


by No thanks on Tuesday, 16 November, 2010 - 22:31
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I'm sooooo happy with it! =D

Grrrrrr... I'll show you weasel girl!! >.< xD

by Bambi. on Tuesday, 16 November, 2010 - 23:44
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Looking good, esp Obi bow! *_*

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 1 December, 2010 - 16:17
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Progress is great hun, bow looks absolutely amazing <3 x.

by FusionRose on Saturday, 4 December, 2010 - 22:19
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ive only just seen you wip its amazingngngngngngng love it ^.^ im so excited to see this :D

by J-Po on Thursday, 3 February, 2011 - 00:27
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Eeee! Its nearly finished! :D Awesome sweets!

by eternal_aranel on Tuesday, 22 March, 2011 - 11:31
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looking great ^^

by nanahara on Wednesday, 23 March, 2011 - 22:37
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Misao-chan <3

by Pez on Tuesday, 29 March, 2011 - 14:58
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I love your Misao costume. Your costume is very beautiful. the wig is cool. Everything is quite similar to the manga. Thanks for sharing.

by Elle on Saturday, 8 October, 2011 - 04:53
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^o^ Ee! Such a cute Misao.

by Ashy-kun on Thursday, 9 May, 2013 - 14:56

To-Do List

Buy WigMediumComplete
Style WigLowComplete
KunaiLowIn Progress

Shopping List

Bow Fabric£6.00Bought
Fabric for outfit£6.00Bought
Lighter Fabric£3.00Bought


Finished! (Posted 23rd March 2011)

Ok.. this has been finished for a LONG time minus the wig but that will be a last minute job. I just thought I would try it all on together to see how it all looked =)

The wig is still a lil flat but its looking ok =) The polystyrene balls havent really worked so I might just have to put in small hair ties in to make it puff out.. everso slightly >< Fail balls!! xD

BOW!! &lt;3 (Posted 17th November 2010)

I actually thought I was going to fail TERRIBLY at making this... but I'm actually quite impressed with myself. Althought now I look at it... I may have put a BIT too much interfacing in it xD We will see I guess! I havent thought of an ingenious way of attatching the bow to the rest yet but I will brainstorm at a later date :p

I willbe making the extra parts for the gauntlets and the bandages for my ankles next and then apart from le wiggywig! She's almost done! I knew she would be one of the easier kita cosplays but I didnt think it would be THIS easy... (hopes I haven't just jynxed myself! o.o)

I found the tutorial for making MAKKA bow on which is AMAZING for tutorials :) (although I wanted it bigger &gt;.&lt;) Thanks to phantomthief for providing the tutorial. If anyone needs the link for it just message me if you cant find it =)

I'm considering making the ribbon parts a bit longer so they dangle more. Or I may just add another section as I have extra fabric hehehe =)

Better? (Posted 13th November 2010)

I finished my second go at this earlier in the week but my memory card got corrupted and lost my pictures, then I couldnt find my cable to upload different pics.. Soooo yeh! xD I'm not sure about the "sleeves" (if you can call them that) Cos they sit a bit funny on my shoulders but I might just have dodgy unmatching shoulders :s

I have also made to shorts but just need to decide on what waistline to do (drawstring or elastic) *shrugs* the shorts are quite baggy on me like Misaos but they dont look it in the photo... sorry >.< I have also made the arm things for the start of the gauntlets I just need to make the other bits for it but I'm gonna chill with that for a while :)

Next on my agenda..... the.... er.... *gulp* Bow for the obi CHARLOTTTTEEEEEEE!!! xD <3

Fail vision >.< (Posted 9th November 2010)

Started work on my gi for Misao and thought I would be cleave and use a bedsheet mwahahahahaa..... Good in theory... but my fail eyes didnt tell me the colour wasnt exactly right >.<

So... me being me... I made the Gi as a mock up and gave myself a day's thought to decide what I was going to do... I plodded to Hobbycraft with Ant and found a better colour. Which he lovingly paid for <3 bless him! So I have done another version of it and just need to adjust the "sleeves" then it is completely finished.

I will be working on the shorts tonight as they are pretty simple. I just need to work out whether to make a drawstring or elasticated waistband o.o Decisions! grrrr!

I will post photos up as soon as poss hehe =)