Breath of Fire IV

Cosplayer: M.Kesaiyn

Variant: Yorae Dragon God Emperor - wig 1, sprite

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

Ayacon 2011

24th August 2011: Finished and FULLY debuted Finished, debuted properly, and entered into the Ayacon 2011 masquerade.

28th July 2011: 95% finished! What's left?
* Adjustments around the collar area on the jumpsuit.
* Patterns on the jumpsuit.

Just about finished now!

26th July 2011: What is left to do? * Finishing painting/varnishing the cuffs/guards
* Adjusting the collar area on the jumpsuit
* Adding the patterns to the jumpsuit.

19th July 2011: 90% Left to do:
* Finish the wrist/ankle cuffs
* Finish the forearm pattern on the left sleeve
* Bondaweb and seal patterns on to the jumpsuit
* Finish decorating the belt
* Adjust the collar and pockets to suit.

All in all, just a few small fiddley jobs left really.

7th July 2011: About 80% there now! Indeed, Fou-Lu is now at about 80%. I have the belt to finish, the jumpsuit collar to tidy a bit, the green patterns to add on to the jumpsuit (and the red criss-cross on the forearms), aaannd the wrist/ankle cuffs to make. Sounds like a lot to do, but it's getting done rather swiftly.

28th June 2011: Swift progress! Alright, most of Fou-Lu is already done. I need to add the patterns to the jumpsuit, make the thick wrist/ankle cuffs, make the forearms (these will be gauntlets as it'll be easier to do than trying to manipulate the jumpsuit fabric), and following that, just a few touch-ups and he'll be done.

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Cathe - 11th May 2011
I look forward to seeing this!

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M.Kesaiyn - 12th May 2011
Thanks. I instantly liked him the moment he showed up. Only recently started playing the game for the first time. ^^'

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Anonymous - 13th May 2011
You're definitely going to pull this off, I look forward to seeing some progress!

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Sillabub - 14th June 2011
Squee! You're doing this for Aya too? Pictures will definitely be required! I didn't think there'd be so many BoF4 cosplayers at one con XD

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M.Kesaiyn - 14th June 2011
It is intended for Ayacon. :-)
I am doing Beatrix for it too, so I have my work cut out this time!
This costume isn't too difficult (so long as the jumpsuit I bought dyes ok).

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Looking forward to seeing this!

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M.Kesaiyn - 22nd June 2011
Thanks. I hope I do him justice. He's an awesome but so misunderstood character.

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Raye-chan - 22nd June 2011
Looking great so far :D Thou art impressive! XD

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M.Kesaiyn - 22nd June 2011
Thine words art kind. Thou hast mine thanks. ;-)

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CaptainKurfuffle - 29th June 2011
Oh god. Breath of Fire cosplay <3 <3
I think this may have just made me the happiest person alive.
Wish I were going to Ayacon now D:

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M.Kesaiyn - 29th June 2011
I'll probably be taking Fou to London Expo in October too.
I love Fou-Lu in more ways than one, and I relate to him so well.

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sjbonnar - 30th June 2011
Looking awesome so far ^_^ Can't wait to see it done!

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M.Kesaiyn - 30th June 2011
Thanks SJ. :-)

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sarmander - 7th July 2011
F...Fou-lu? *__* UNF! I loved the characters in this game so very much, always wanted to have a bash at cosplaying from it. Will have to track you down at Aya for a snapshot~

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M.Kesaiyn - 7th July 2011
The characters are indeed very interesting, and have a lot of depth. I relate to Fou-Lu so much that I had to put him up and cosplay him.

Thanks. ^_^'
I have a stalker!

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LittleRecordGirl - 7th July 2011
I keep seeing more and more Breath of Fire fans on here and it's making me very happy!
You look epic!

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M.Kesaiyn - 8th July 2011
Thanks. ^^'
I only played BoF IV recently and became a fan instantly!

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Anonymous - 14th July 2011
Progress is looking fabulous =]

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M.Kesaiyn - 15th July 2011
My thanks as always. ^^'

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Irynmudda - 18th July 2011
Great to see a BoF fan! and a cosplayer at that :D Looks like it'll be an amazing costume, can't wait to see the result :)

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M.Kesaiyn - 18th July 2011
Thanks! I'm a very recent fan though. I played it through last month and, well, I'm a Fou fan-girl now and I just had to cosplay him.

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CaptainKurfuffle - 18th July 2011
Seeing all this amazing progress is just making me more and more sad about my inability to do Ryu this year.

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M.Kesaiyn - 18th July 2011
:-( I'll have Fou at the ready when you do though. ^^'
My thanks for the positive comment.

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Raye-chan - 19th July 2011
This is looking more and more awesome each day :D Can't wait to wear Deis with you, I am going to steal your noodles and if I dont succeed.... Drats!!! XD

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Shenny - 22nd July 2011
THIS IS AWESOME! Love this game sooooo damn much.

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M.Kesaiyn - 22nd July 2011
Thanks people. I love this game a lot too!

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Yuka - 1st August 2011
I can't wait to see you wearing this :D The progress looks really good!

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FuriePhoenix - 1st August 2011
looking good!

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M.Kesaiyn - 1st August 2011
Thanks! I'm saying that a lot because I really appreciate the positive feedback. ^^'

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Archer - 5th August 2011
This is looking good :)

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FuriePhoenix - 9th August 2011
looks great!

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Anonymous - 10th August 2011
You really suit him! You've done a fantastic job, well done!

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Raye-chan - 11th August 2011
You make such an epic Fou-Lu!! I loved being Deis with you ^^

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M.Kesaiyn - 12th August 2011
Thanks people!

And Raye Raye, I look forward to bringing him out at expo with you! ^_^

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nanahara - 22nd August 2011
you look awsome XD, very cool cosplay

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M.Kesaiyn - 22nd August 2011
Thanks Nana.

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BabemRoze - 22nd August 2011
This was amazing! <3 you looked great in the masq!

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M.Kesaiyn - 23rd August 2011
Thanks! I was so worried about the masquerade with it being my first one.

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Sephirayne - 24th August 2011
You looked great and it was great to meet you ;)

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Amy-Lou - 24th August 2011
Fantastic costume, you've got all those Fou-Lu patterns spot on.
It was lovely to meet you and well done on your first masquerade!

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M.Kesaiyn - 24th August 2011
Thank you! ^_^' I do my best to get everything as accurate as possible.

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Kata-san - 31st August 2011
Costume looks great! Congrats on popping your masquerade cherry. Aya was my first masquerade as well!

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Natsumi - 31st August 2011
Ahhh! I remember seeing you do this in the masquerade! Didn't realise 'twas you ! Congrats on your first masquerade if you were nervous then you really hid it well! :D ( unlike me backstage XD )
Looks amazing :D

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FuriePhoenix - 31st August 2011
pics look awesome! And well done for your first masquerade entry!

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M.Kesaiyn - 31st August 2011
Thanks people! ^^'

Yeah I was very nervous, but once I was on-stage it faded a bit, but when I went off stage I was shaking so much Sillabub had to take my sword off me. XD

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Sillabub - 31st August 2011
I've told you many times but it always bears repeating - you looked wonderful and it was awesome to do the masquerade with you! I'm so proud of you for doing it, you were brilliant (even if I did bugger things up a bit at the start)! Really looking forward to getting more photos and stuff at Expo :D

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M.Kesaiyn - 31st August 2011
You buggering things up a bit at the start actually worked though didn't it!? XD
There were a few photos of Fou looking like "wtf?" and then I aimed my sword as you started to walk. Accidental improvisation!

And thank you very much. I appreciate it. It was awesome doing the masquerade with you as well. ^^'