Costume :Jango the Hypnotist
Source :One Piece
Progress :Complete
Worn At :MinamiCon 10 (2004)

Costume Photos

Jango poses


Costume Information

Cost : £30
Time Taken : One week

For our One Piece group, back in the days before nearly anyone over here had heard of it, I decided on Jango. He's a badguy but damn he's cool.

The coat was an old ex-German army design, and is heavy as hell, the detail is mostly painted on with gold fabric paint, a bit of 3D fabric paint, and the trim was sewn on by mother dearest.. It broke the needle on the machine near the end :/

The glasses I was more proud of - they're comedy costume shop glasses, heart shaped, but they were clear, so I used red glass paint on the inside of the lenses to get them the right colour, and used gold glitter paint around the edges to get the border.

This meant I now had thick red blurry glasses, as the glass paint didn't go on perfectly evenly, and as I did this in such short notice, there were still paint fumes right next to my eyes. Whee.

The hat I borrowed from a friend of my mothers who runs a costume shop - when I rewore it for AyaCon'05 I used a cheap witch's pointy hat, and inverted the point so it looked much more like Jango's. The beard was a pain, the first time I wore it I just used spirit gum which lasted the entire day, until midway down the aisle in the masquerade T_T The second time I used kite string to tie it around my ears.. Dear lord that hurt after a while.

This was the infamous costume I had to moonwalk everywhere in. Getting the picture now? Moonwalking, big coat, big had, difficult to see through glasses?

Yep. I crashed into the audience. Go me.


Amazing!! I think crashing into audiences just adds to the Jango effect! :)

by on Tuesday, 29 January, 2008 - 00:29
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Yay Django! I loved that TV Special xD

by Solaria on Friday, 4 April, 2008 - 12:22
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One!...Two!... JANGO!!.... zzzzzzzzzz

by kiichan on Tuesday, 3 November, 2009 - 22:34



This is so awesome 8D

by goodbyeworld on Thursday, 3 December, 2009 - 20:56
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<3 <3 <3

You need to bring this cosplay back and show us YOUR MOVES!!!!

by Uni on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 14:41
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I demand a video of you doing the Jango dance......I shant be happy until I see this.

by Lulu Rose on Thursday, 12 August, 2010 - 01:12