Limegreenjelly
 


Costume :Mato Kuroi
Variant :Black Rock Shooter
Source :Black Rock Shooter Anime
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2013


Costume Photos

Standing Tall

On the Lookout

Stay Back

Team Black Rock

In Search

Armed and Dangerous

Black Rock * Shooter

Stand Off

Until we Meet

Waiting for the move

Looking out for the Enemy

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Costume Information

Description
I love the design of Black Rock Shooter in the Tv Anime more than the OVA as I find its more of a challenge and will be different from all the OVA Black Rock * Shooters out there, plus the gun is smaller, better for transport reasons.

The anime is a lot better than the 50 minutes OVA in my opinion
Would like to play the game at some point just to see what it's all about.

Revamping cannon and some pieces of Black Rock for MCM EXPO LONDON MAY 2013!!

Comments

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Oooooh these versions look really interesting. will have to watch the anime and see them in action ^_^

by Ayame on Saturday, 25 August, 2012 - 21:39
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Looking totally epic, cannot wait to see it finished!! :)

by HowlingSilverWolf on Friday, 25 January, 2013 - 14:16
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I can't wait to see your BRS finished!!

by Tsupo on Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 - 23:36
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Woooow you look absolutely amazing!! I hope I can go to May Expo to get the chance to see this in person, you make a fantastic BRS!

by CrystalNeko on Tuesday, 12 March, 2013 - 22:05
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Oh my gosh! You look amazing!! <3 The entire outfit is sewn so neatly and that cannon! *_* I'm left speechless!

by Pandora-Chi on Tuesday, 12 March, 2013 - 22:48
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Aaaah you look so awesome!!!! *___*

by Freyarule on Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 13:08
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Steph you look so hot! This is badass! Easily one of my fave costume of yours!!!!

by Charlie-Bear on Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 13:56
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Don;t know the series very well but this looks amazing :D

by flamewizo on Monday, 1 April, 2013 - 12:21
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Sweet work on such a massive prop!

by KhaosKreator on Sunday, 2 June, 2013 - 06:41
 

To-Do List

CoatHighComplete
BootsHighComplete
WeaponHighComplete
GlovesMediumComplete
WigMediumComplete
ShortsMediumComplete
REPAIR WORKMediumIn Progress
BeltsLowComplete
Bikini TopLowComplete
Dog CollarLowComplete

Journal

Fight like you've never fought before (Posted 24th January 2013)

Jacket is half way getting completed, was not looking forward to it but has been quite pleasurable experience. Gone majority of the bias tape on, got to grab some white zips before I can do anymore to it. Might need to be taken in a little on the side, but we will see once everything been sewn glued together. Once all that is done the final piece is the hood and the buckle on the front of the jacket. happy days. Cyanide is still currently working on the cannon. A lot of work still to be done.

Gun bullets fly through the air (Posted 16th January 2013)

OK, I give up on buying shorts on Ebay, first lot of shorts was too small, waited for a replacement they havent arrived. Back up pair was delivered and they were still 2" too small even though they stated they were a size 14. So using different fabric to PVC (The same leather I'm using for the jacket) I will be making my own pair of shorts. Just fed of of spending a lot of money on shorts that don't fit. As you can see though the boots have been completed and the gun is in progress. Made my boyfriend's Kaito coat so its now onto mine. I'm absolutely dreading it ... EEP!

Looking at your opponent square in the eyes (Posted 9th January 2013)

Having trouble with the shorts at the moment, so has purchased a back up pair of shorts just in case I never see the replacement ones for the others. Started on the boots and need to make the white bias tape straight and neat on the boots.
Got some leather to start making both Black Rock Shooter coats. Making Black Rock Kaito first then my own jacket, as mine is more complex. Still unsure about the cutting of the wig, so going to take another look nearer the time to see what I can do to fix it to make it look better

The begining has begun, time to step up and fight (Posted 23rd November 2012)

Originally was going to use PVC for the coat, however Asten gave me some really nice light weight leatherette off cuts for my gloves and boots. It was incredibly easy to sew and cut to shape, so will be using this material for both coats. Once they have been finished I will be using a high gloss shoe polish to create the shiny effect that PVC has. Need to grab the bias tape more but made the cuffs to the gloves. Got boot tops still to make.

Waiting for the right time (Posted 13th November 2012)

shorts have arrived but are too small so waiting on a replacement pair before I send the other pair off to be returned. they were perfect but way too small as they didn't customize them for me.

got the boots and made some progress on the soles of them waiting on some leather to finish the flaps up, and also I need to buy 25+ metres of white satin bias tape xD

Gloves have arrive and again waiting on leather to attach and make her flaps on them. Other than that it will be the construction of the coat for her. I'm really dreading it

When the time comes (Posted 5th November 2012)

I keep buying things for this costume, just getting too motivated to wear it now I think xD Finally got the boots and been doing the details of the platforms today, will be tackling the tops of the boots at a later date before polishing it all with gloss polish.
Looking into materials for the cannon with Asten and I think the last piece that will be the coat. Going to make kaito's BRS coat first then going to attempt mine as its more detailed. Its exciting!!

The trouble that lies ahead (Posted 4th October 2012)

I thought shorts would be easy enough to do.... I was wrong, scraped them in an hour or so of starting them. Brought some nice custom one off of Ebay :) and have now cut and styled the gorgeous wig that has arrived. Boots are on watch, I've watched a few pairs but these seem to be the ones that always stuck out to me. Asten has the belts for me and gloves I'm still looking for a good pair. Working on the coat next year so i got a couple of months to figure it out and work on it slowly to get all the details right on it. Asten has found a tutorial on the gun, and informs me he will be gather supplies for it in January.

The Beginnings (Posted 15th September 2012)

Brought the bikini top and its now been modified to suit BRS. Gloves on watch as well as wig. Brought the black collar she wears and keeping an eye on some very snazzy boots for her. Gun is being made by Asten. Hopefully start work on making the shorts once I get interfacing and draw up a new waistband for them.

Can't wait to wear all my things together. The PVC is going to be a bitch to work with but I am up for the challenge. Making the TV series costume as the normal black rock shooter is too plain for my liking.

I should have wig, gloves, bikini top, boots and collar all done before this year is out next year will be working carefully to make the jacket complete, finished correctly and accurate.