Costume :Kamiya Kaoru
Variant :In sparring clothes
Source :Rurouni kenshin
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2009

Costume Photos

Kaoru POSE!!

Kaoru in 2009!

Kaoru versus Hamster 2 = Kaoru, WIN

Kaoru versus Hamster

Kaoru in 2001!


Costume Information

Cost : £30ish?
Awards : Best in Show, AnimeCon 2001
Time Taken : several days!

EDIT: I shall be wearing this on Sunday at the London MCM Expo May 2009... hooray for surprise cosplays from the closet!! XD

Haha, I only have one photo of this costume. This was worn at AnimeCon 2001 at the Liverpool Adelphi Hotel, 22nd August. OLD SKOOL!! Pretty much everything was very cleverly sourced, one bit at a time whilst scrounging the markets and second hand stores during a holiday to Tokyo. So although I didn't sew this outfit from scratch myself, each element of the outfit was totally authentic and took me a while to find! Of course, this was back when there wasn't too much drama over buying/sourcing vs handmade, but we were all very young and inexperienced back then XD Gah, I didn't even get the hair completely right... *kicks old self*


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You look astoundingly beautiful in this costume!

by PKNIVES on Thursday, 2 April, 2009 - 14:10
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Wow! You look absolutely stunning in this cosplay. Great finds. X

by Sephirayne on Thursday, 23 April, 2009 - 06:27
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I love anyone who does a kenshin cosplay ^.^ this looks amazing!!!

by Captain_Marvelous on Thursday, 23 April, 2009 - 10:35
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I love you for doing this costume! One of my fav anime and you look awesome! please wear this again sometime!!! 83

by Kaka Extreme on Monday, 11 May, 2009 - 20:07
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Yay! Looking forward to seeing you Sunday!!

by Freyarule on Friday, 22 May, 2009 - 19:49
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I'm so happy to see Kenshin cosplay and you look wonderful :)

by Amy-Lou on Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 - 12:21
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You looked sooooo good in this, and sanku for the european pocky things, was tasty.

by Shenny on Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 - 12:32
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You were just the cutest thing EVER in this cosplay! <3 <3 <3

by Uni on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 00:11
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You look so awesome ^^

by Zelda on Saturday, 13 March, 2010 - 20:35
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Loving the newer photos. You look so awesome.

by Sephirayne on Sunday, 28 March, 2010 - 18:09
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wow this looks soooo good, Kaoru is awesome! :D I met you at the Japanese Art Festival this year :)

by Lolita Hime on Sunday, 18 April, 2010 - 21:33