Costume :Johnny 'Akiba' Sasaki
Source :Metal Gear Solid 4 - Guns of the Patriots.
Progress :In Progress
Worn At :None

Costume Photos

Camelbak Hydration Unit

Akiba Tactical Hood

My Fox Hound Patch

Leg Holster



Rat Patrol Boots


Costume Information

I Have Found All The Suitable Components Of This Costume Online, Now Just To Buy Them All, This Will Cost A Fair Bit And Will Take Some Time, So I Will Plan To Have It Ready For October Expo, If Not It WILL Be Ready For May 2013, =]


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:D definitely lookin' forward to this, Akiba is so adorable! Good luck :D

by RevolverKitty on Wednesday, 11 May, 2011 - 00:01
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Thanx Dude, = ]

by Spike on Wednesday, 11 May, 2011 - 21:15
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Here's hoping you get this done for October!

by Nomes on Sunday, 22 May, 2011 - 13:33
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thanx dude =]

by Spike on Sunday, 22 May, 2011 - 19:04
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It would be awesome to see a Johnny cosplay, he's such a funny character ^^

by Tsuchinoko on Saturday, 14 July, 2012 - 12:23
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I've been wanting to do it for so long, but never got round to really trying til last year when i started researching and looking for all the correct parts, now i have found everything i need and its just a matter of time until i get all the pieces =]

by Spike on Saturday, 14 July, 2012 - 20:49
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Yeah, his outfit does have a fair few parts to it which look tricky to get hold of.
Good to hear it's going well =)

by Tsuchinoko on Sunday, 15 July, 2012 - 17:08
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Thanx Dude x

by Spike on Sunday, 15 July, 2012 - 23:49
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Progress is looking good :) I finally bought my PCU LV5 trousers for Meryl today so excited to finally be updating her :D

by gaming_goddess on Wednesday, 18 July, 2012 - 07:59
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Looking forward to seeing this dude =D

by Numta on Wednesday, 18 July, 2012 - 16:50
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I Can't Wait, Are you bringing Meryl in october Victoria? I'm gunna get some pictures of my stuff over the weekend when i go to my moms, and im gunna order my vest and maybe Soft Shells tomorrow :D

by Spike on Friday, 20 July, 2012 - 00:27
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Unfortunatly no :( I'm on a working holiday at the moment so no UK con's for me for a while. But when I do come back I will definatly organize an event where I bring Meryl :)

by gaming_goddess on Friday, 20 July, 2012 - 04:02
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Ahh, Bummer, I can't wait to wear it :D I cant find the ebay shop that was selling the vest now lol, might get my softshells instead XD

by Spike on Friday, 20 July, 2012 - 09:41
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are u gonna be wearing this for the oct expo this year?

by This Little Nephilim on Monday, 23 July, 2012 - 09:30
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I'm Hoping to, it all depends on if i can get it done in time, but its looking likely =]

by Spike on Tuesday, 24 July, 2012 - 19:16

Shopping List

Foxhound Patch£5.99Bought
OE TECH Battle Belt£9.50Bought
OE TECH Riggers Belt£18.00Bought
Airsoft Pistol£5.99Bought
Molle Camelbak£19.99Bought
Under Armour Tactical Hood£8.99Bought
Molle Pistol Clip Pouches£8.99Bought
PCU Level 5 Soft Shell Trousers£0.00To Buy
Hatch Operator Tactical Gloves£0.00To Buy
Molle FAPC£0.00To Buy
Merrell Sawtooth Boots£0.00To Buy


Battle And Riggers Belts Ordered (Posted 22nd July 2012)

I Ordered Them On Friday, But They're Coming From The US, So I'm Not Exactly Sure When They Will Arrive, Will Post Pictures When I Can =]

Tactical hood has arrived (Posted 16th July 2012)

Happy to announce the tactical hood has arrived(with a free packet of haribo :D)

It fits pretty well, and i am happy with it, =]

Hydration unit arrived this morning (Posted 14th July 2012)

So today i woke up to the sound of the post man banging on my front door, he had brought me my Molle Hydration Unit for this costume, and i am very pleased with it, just now waiting on my tactical hood which is the last of this weeks purchases, and should be delivered by monday.

i also order MGS3 and MGS2:Substance, to help get me through the next few months before expo :D

Thursday is pay-day, so i will be ordering the Molle Vest then hopefully =]

Wrist Mounted Keyboard Help!!! (Posted 8th May 2011)

I've Been Having Trouble Locating A Suitable Wrist Mounted Keyboard That Isn't Extortionately Expensive, If Anybody Knows An Akiba Cosplayer Who Has One, Could You Let Me Know Please, Or If You Just Know Where I Can Get One That Wont Cost Me An Arm And A Leg