Costume :Hatsune Miku
Variant :RETIRED
Source :Vocaloid 2
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2009

Costume Photos


Professional Photo

Miku and Lelouch

Miku, Vocaloids and Chung Li

Miku and Leek

Miku at the London Expo

Finished Headphones and Wig



Costume Information

Cost : £95
Awards : Shortlisted on a photo competition at May Expo
Time Taken : 3 months 2 weeks

This is the costume for the Vocaloids main singer Hatsune Miku... my friend suggested to make her as I didnt know who to do as my first proper cosplay...
She is a popular anime character within the SAS (southampton anime society)

The easiest part was the head bands they came togehter without too much fuss which was handy... :)

The hardest part is finding a suitable wig and making sure that I stick to my reference pictures and planning sheet I have on my wall, Luck has prevail and I have now got the perfect wig from cosplay wigs on ebay...

I learnt to never really work with leatherette again and it may look easy on paper but it could be a really pain when you start doing and making a certain piece.

I put my cosplay on the other day and I must say it is rather comfortable the skirt is a little heavy, however the wig is the heaviest part of the whole cosplay, especially with the headphones and hair piece in place. The headphones are now made and completed, a few touch ups on the shoes and pieces and will be expo ready. :D


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I love the skirt! :D

by Manga Girl on Saturday, 7 February, 2009 - 22:32
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certainly of to a great start with this

by nanahara on Sunday, 8 February, 2009 - 04:21
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Nice skirt! I'm so gonna stalk you for photos, I love Miku <3

by Wildeth on Sunday, 1 March, 2009 - 12:38
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That's looking really impressive! The green's a perfect shade.

What're the hairbands made from?

by nert on Thursday, 5 March, 2009 - 08:48
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latest progress is showing just how awsome this is going to be

by nanahara on Thursday, 5 March, 2009 - 08:59
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Oooh I like your progress Pics! The skirt especially looks quite cute ^^,
I can't wait to see it finished :D

by Fables on Thursday, 5 March, 2009 - 12:09
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nice choice looking awesome , and tower of waffles :P

by Defrain on Friday, 6 March, 2009 - 15:32
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Great job with this 8D
and thanks for the help I'll check it out if I hit any walls 83

by Emzone on Wednesday, 11 March, 2009 - 21:00

This is coming along really nicely!! I look forward to seeing it in may! ^^

by goodbyeworld on Wednesday, 11 March, 2009 - 21:17
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thanks for your comment on my akatio cosplay, i've done the sleeves and scarf and i'm posting the pictures tonight :3 and im already ordering my wig in about an hour to so! ^^ but i hope to see you at may expo with your hatsune cosplay, it looks amazing so far!

I'll be infront the excel on friday if your attending teh friday party.. xDD

by CharlotteLuna on Wednesday, 18 March, 2009 - 14:52
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Well on Saterday i'm cosplaying Saber -------------------------------->
So you'll definately see me... if you do let me know! i owe you a hug!!!

by CharlotteLuna on Wednesday, 18 March, 2009 - 16:45
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Oh wow!

the arm peices look immense!


by CharlotteLuna on Friday, 27 March, 2009 - 10:17
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Looking good so far. Great job!

Thank you so much for offering me help for when I get around to starting this myself :)

by Psychoelle on Friday, 27 March, 2009 - 11:01
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looking awesome even got the sring onion in nice job

by Defrain on Saturday, 4 April, 2009 - 17:59

This looks amazing! <333 Can't wait to see you at Expo!

by Nathan_Dorian on Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 - 18:35
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Wow! You looked great!! Sorry that we missed each other ^^:

by Lady Bahamut on Monday, 25 May, 2009 - 19:27
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i love love love it

the cosplay looks great xD and lol at the leek =P

by Toshi-chan on Monday, 25 May, 2009 - 19:58
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Eeeep you look so cute!! I can't believe I missed you D8

by CrystalNeko on Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 - 18:45
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Thank you for the comment on Miku x3
You really pulled her off really well >< so pretty *3*

by Solaria on Saturday, 18 July, 2009 - 19:55
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Wow~ Amazing Miku, you look so Beautiful *0*

by FruityKyuubi on Friday, 24 September, 2010 - 00:45

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