Tori Yummai

Costume :Yoko
Source :Gurren Lagann
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Kitacon IV (2012)

Costume Photos

Yoko cosplay

Yoko cosplay

Yoko cosplay

Yoko cosplay

Yoko cosplay


Costume Information

Cost : £110
Time Taken : 5 months

Starting from top to bottom:

~For the hair I have just settled for a wig that I have found on ebay, there was a few that I could have brought but the one I decided to buy took me a while to choose as I obviously wanted it to be as perfect as possible. The chopsticks I found in a draw in my kitchen. (I hope that they they will not be missed). I have not yet got around to making the hair accessory Yoko wears as I have not decided what would be the best material to make it from.

~The Scarf was another item on ebay I found as I have not practiced making my own products yet. I would say the bikini was the hardest part as I didn't want to buy one online that was already made as there was no garrentee that it would fit me, so I found a plain black one on ebay that looked like it would fit and was the right style and shape for Yoko, I then went to a local fabric shop and brought red material to sew on to the bikini top for Yoko's flames.

~for the gloves I found Theatrical opera gloves on ebay. As Yoko has one long glove and one short glove I only rolled down the glove and flattened it a bit to give it the square shape Yoko's glove has. I cut the fingers off both gloves and a square into the back on the rolled down glove to finish the details. The Bracelets she wears are impossible to find, so I checked evrywhere for plain black bracelets whiched proved har to find when I eventually found them on ebay, I originally brought yellow domed buttons to glue on but that turned out to be a bad idea so I am still looking for things I can possibly use.

~I brought a pair of black shorts from ebay which are not plain like Yoko's but have pockets and belt holders. For the belt I brought a plain canvas belt with the metal plate already attatched to the front, I then found an old spiked belt I owned and removed the spikes from it and put them on the canvas belt.

Legs and feet:
~I brought White boots from ebay with a bit of a larger heel on them. I am going to buy some paint to paint on the flames butIi am unsure of how that will work out. I have brought plain pink socks of from ebay for the legs.


will you be joining the gurren group on friday??

by CyanideCustard on Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 16:00
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Yes i will :)

by Tori Yummai on Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 16:07

excellent! i'll be doing kamina. welcome to the harem! euh i mean group...yes group... XD

by CyanideCustard on Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 16:09
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Can't wait to meet you :)

by Tori Yummai on Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 16:11

likewise, imma stop spamming now, if you have any questions feel free to pm! for now, see you at kita!

by CyanideCustard on Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 16:12
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You are such a cute Yoko! I love your rifle, it looks amazing! :)

by JustPeachy on Saturday, 19 May, 2012 - 13:16
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Awesome Yoko ;) Nice to meet you at Kita

by Limegreenjelly on Saturday, 19 May, 2012 - 23:55
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Sadly it's not my rifle :( but i will be making one!!!...hopefully xD

it was nice to meet you too.

by Tori Yummai on Sunday, 20 May, 2012 - 12:48
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This looks amazing! REALLY well done!

by sjbonnar on Monday, 21 May, 2012 - 12:10
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You make a great Yoko! Awesome cosplay :)

by Deathblow_Prime on Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 01:03
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Love the Rifle, nicely done overall XD

by blissfulbanana on Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 02:28
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Total perfection, spot on! Loving the rifle!

by Plasticsharkattack on Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 14:00
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Awesome cosplay! Really love Yoko and think you've done her justice with this costume ^^

by Afireinsidegirl on Friday, 15 March, 2013 - 17:13
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Really great, the gun is really amazing 0 u 0

by Twistyprince on Saturday, 16 March, 2013 - 19:34
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You look great. That gun is really impressive though!

by The-oncoming-storm on Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 01:36
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Amazing yoko!

by Zelda on Friday, 22 March, 2013 - 13:16
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You make such an awesome Yoko, the cosplay is all around great and prop is especially impressive!! *__*

by ToroSonyCat on Friday, 22 March, 2013 - 14:10
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Looks awesome as does the gun! Well done!

by Darkiekun on Monday, 25 March, 2013 - 00:46
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A fantastic Yoko!

by sjbonnar on Monday, 25 March, 2013 - 14:09
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You look amazing! Love the rifle!

by BlueberryTale on Tuesday, 26 March, 2013 - 10:08
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this is fantastic! you look great, you've got some great photos and the rifle looks great! x

by loramarsden on Tuesday, 30 April, 2013 - 09:19
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Looks great! good costume :)

by Cauldron-Of-Mischief on Thursday, 9 May, 2013 - 12:30
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wow ! this is epic ! probably one of your best if I'm allowed to point that out XDDDD !!! It suits you really , it does !!!!!!!!!!!! ♥

by KC-HOME on Sunday, 12 May, 2013 - 16:35
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You make a great Yoko! Everything looks good :)

by Heorot on Tuesday, 28 May, 2013 - 11:04