Costume :Koujaku
Source :DRAMAtical Murder
Progress :Complete
Worn At :AyaCon 2013

Costume Photos

Group shot

Koujaku 3

Koujaku 2

Koujaku 1


Costume Information

There was a topic on the forums and someone is gonna be cosplaying as Aoba. I've been thinking for a while about cosplaying as Koujaku. I wasn't gonna do it this year, but I might as well do it when I can be part of a group.
I think it shouldn't take long to get this done. The main problems I think I will encounter is material that tints towards the edge and getting the pattern on so that it looks right and yay chest bandages. It makes my life a lot easier. I've already found a wig that is cheap and nice, so when I get some cash I can start getting this in motion and see if I get it done in time.


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OMG awesome xD I'm doing Aoba for Ayacon!! 8D Must meet for photos!! >D

by Koiice on Monday, 25 February, 2013 - 22:27
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Dramatical murder has some awesome character designs. That kimono is very pretty too.

by Carmina on Monday, 25 March, 2013 - 12:10
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I'm also doing Aoba to Ayacon~ I can't wait to see Koujaku cosplay!!!~ :D

by Duo Maxwell on Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 14:23

Love Koujaku's character design. I'm excited to see this!

by staceon on Friday, 14 June, 2013 - 09:54

Can't wait to see! :)

by Panda123 on Sunday, 23 June, 2013 - 21:01
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This costume is so lovely! It looks great! :D

by Cauldron-Of-Mischief on Wednesday, 21 August, 2013 - 10:16

Your Koujaku looked so good! So much detail. I didn't get any photos of us on my camera where everyone's looking, so I'm glad you added one. :D

by staceon on Thursday, 22 August, 2013 - 12:20
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I'm so sad I didnt get to see this at Aya~ the photos look great and you really suite Koujaku 83

by Neverforever on Thursday, 22 August, 2013 - 14:56
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This looked amazing at aya :)

by WhiteWraith on Thursday, 22 August, 2013 - 15:25

Your Koujaku was amazing - couldn't believe the amount of detail you put into your kimono! Thank you for taking photos with me (Sei) and my friend (the amazing Noiz). These photos are lovely!

by Panda123 on Thursday, 22 August, 2013 - 17:23
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Thanks guys. It was an absolute nightmare trying to sort out the kimono so I really appreciate the positive feed back

by yami-no-neko on Thursday, 22 August, 2013 - 22:48

To-Do List

make kimonoHighComplete
WigHighIn Progress
gradient dye kimonoHighPlanned
bleach kimonoHighPlanned


wig (Posted 8th July 2013)

my wig finally arrived. Still got quite a bit to do on this costume. lets hope it's done in time.

Kimono (Posted 26th April 2013)

Got the Kimono started today. I'm still not sure if this is gonna be finished in time. I still need to find a way to gradient dye the fabric properly. My plan is to bleach the bottom of the Kimono and then dye it afterwards and finish off by hand painting the design, but I'm not sure how well it will turn out. I'm gonna pratice on a scrap piece of the fabric before hand so that I don't ruin the Kimono. If that doesn't work then I will have to think of another way to go about it.