Costume :Leed Pheonix
Variant :Wallpaper
Source :Burning Rangers
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Minamicon 15 (2009)

Costume Photos


Burning Group

Burning Group @ Ayacon

Burning Group

Burning Group

Burning Group

Burning Ref







Costume Information

Cost : as above
Awards : The group most likly to repair a mech award
Time Taken : Infinity and Beyond

I love SEGA!!!!

I Must do Sega Costume......

And I cant think of a better game I spent most of my teen years glued to :D

Im wearing as part of a group with Dez and Amber XD

Tragedy struck when one of the wings fell off on the way to the masquerade :)

A HUGE THANKS goes out to Tab of UberNerd for saving the day with her amazing 5 minuet emergency repair which held together all night :D


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OHOHOHOH I WONDER WHAT IT IS LMAO(starts playing counter strike pretending he dont know) ahh cant wait to see this man

by ryaoki on Friday, 16 January, 2009 - 18:16
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If this is what I think it is, it will be very awesome indeed!

by drowned_panda on Friday, 16 January, 2009 - 18:20
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a dreamcast console!!!

by Ikkaku-kun on Friday, 16 January, 2009 - 18:51
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Please PM me it as I'm a MASSIVE Sega fanboy!

by sjbonnar on Friday, 16 January, 2009 - 20:49
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omg your doing a megadrive thats so cool lol

by Defrain on Sunday, 18 January, 2009 - 13:06
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looking good mikey,and your looking well ripped in that top(thumbs up)

by ryaoki on Thursday, 22 January, 2009 - 12:52
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i'm really looking forward to seeing u in this
i know how much u paw over it at home and cant wait til its finished!!!

by HelloKitty on Friday, 30 January, 2009 - 23:13
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looking magic mate!
I'd better get a move on!

by Ninodog on Saturday, 31 January, 2009 - 00:11
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I ......think..... I know what this might be.... ARRRRGGGGGGH WANT TO KNOW!!!!!

by Orihime on Sunday, 8 February, 2009 - 16:56
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by Ikkaku-kun on Monday, 16 March, 2009 - 12:55
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This is looking sweet! Look forward to seeing it not long now!

by White Leviathan on Sunday, 22 March, 2009 - 19:08
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Do want! We were all trying to work out for months what this one was XD

by AmethystEyes on Wednesday, 25 March, 2009 - 20:44
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great costume mike was awesome

by Defrain on Monday, 30 March, 2009 - 14:22
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hotness in tight pants!!

by HelloKitty on Monday, 30 March, 2009 - 23:29
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you and amber are retro king and queen to me love this

by ryaoki on Tuesday, 31 March, 2009 - 14:02
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Oh the love :3

by AmethystEyes on Tuesday, 31 March, 2009 - 17:33
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very well done, as expected

by nanahara on Tuesday, 31 March, 2009 - 18:10
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twas an awesome group

by Defrain on Thursday, 2 April, 2009 - 08:14
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These were cool, particularly impressed by the finish on the curved armour!

by Ilpala on Thursday, 2 April, 2009 - 10:41
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OMG AWESOMEEE! That game is so epic x3

by stripey_dani on Thursday, 2 April, 2009 - 11:14

Didn't recognise it, but very cool costume, especially comparing it to the reference art.

by same_difference on Thursday, 2 April, 2009 - 20:04
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Awesome cosplay. Loved the mecha parts. Congrats on the award.

by Sephirayne on Sunday, 5 April, 2009 - 01:08
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That was so cool.

by TioMach on Monday, 13 April, 2009 - 20:39
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Epic half mecha ever!

by Odd-One-Out on Monday, 4 May, 2009 - 07:37
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die your hair silver

by ryaoki on Monday, 4 May, 2009 - 16:00


Backpack With Fixings (Posted 22nd August 2009)

Again from another angle

Backpack With Fixings (Posted 22nd August 2009)


Purely by accident i came up with this fixing !!!

I have one Flatened End screwed Against the Frame and the other end is held down by a cable tie :D

This is a solid fixing and solves the problem of the wings breaking again :)

Wings Reaired (Posted 22nd August 2009)

Rods are now inserted in to the existing wing piles and the duct tape between the 2 poles allow a tight fit....

Now to make the fixings for the back pack

Wing Repair (Posted 22nd August 2009)

After cutting down the wings I returned to B&Q and bought piping the same size and the next size down...

With the under sized piping i wrapped duct tape around the middele and eaither end then stuff the rods in to thie wings...

Stripped down (Posted 22nd August 2009)

Not only did i have more screws to deal with than the average worker in amsterdam but they were all hidden under the layers of funfoam Glue and Latex i had applied :D

Needless to say i coudnt locate any of them so took a hammer to the unsupported areas and litterly tore the pannels off, i felt sick and i still had on idea of how to fix the wing problem :S

GaH THe ReBuiLD!! (Posted 22nd August 2009)

The wing fell off just before the Masquerade @ Minami :S

Luckily enough Dr Tab was on hane with an amazing emergancy repair :D

So the rebuild was started days before Ayacon 09 :S i forgot how much i had to do, the ic above shows some of thhe screws i had holding the panels in place and ofcoutse the broken wing parts...

Backpack Complete (Posted 22nd August 2009)

The whole Backpack Finished :D

All pannels atttached with Funfoam Glued on topp then all painted in Latex and a top coat latex mixed with acrylic paint glossed with Isoflex

Backpack in progress 5 (Posted 16th March 2009)

Frame work fuly assemblled and some pannels attached & covered in funfoam...

Backpack in progress 4 (Posted 26th February 2009)

half layered and painted

Backpack in progress 3 (Posted 19th February 2009)

Base coat of Latex on wings

Backpack in progress 2 (Posted 19th February 2009)

The backpack with wings attached

Backpack in progress 1 (Posted 19th February 2009)

The wood framework for my back :D

Boots Complete (Posted 28th January 2009)

The most time consuming part by FAR!!!

Painting the boots in a mix of acryllic paint and latex was quick enough....
but the drying times TAKES AGGGGEEESSSSSSSS!!!

Once the paint had finally dried i gave a light coat of clear primer Isoflex to seal the paint :D

Boot in Progress 11 (Posted 16th January 2009)

Both Boots now have all foam peices Glued in place thanks to the wonders of Evostick

Also they have been treated to 3 layers fo Latex on the outside to prime for painting and add extra stregnth

Boot in Progress 10 (Posted 16th January 2009)

EVERYTHING Pinned in place

Im happy with the look so move on to pinning and glueing with evostick

Boot in Progress 9 (Posted 16th January 2009)

More foam again pinned in place

Boot in Progress 8 (Posted 16th January 2009)

More foam pinned in place

Boot in Progress 7 (Posted 16th January 2009)

FunFoam Pinned in place

Boot in Progress 6 (Posted 16th January 2009)

Cut various thickness of foams using the templates...

Then realise youve arranged them to make a face :D

Boot in Progress 5 (Posted 16th January 2009)

The last of the boot template

Boot in Progress 4 (Posted 16th January 2009)

Template making with Accessories

Boot in Progress 3 (Posted 16th January 2009)

More Template Making

Boot in Progress 2 (Posted 16th January 2009)

Making Cardboard template

Boot in Progress (Posted 16th January 2009)

one stinky old gym trainer