Costume :Haruno Sakura
Variant :Older version
Source :Naruto
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Kitacon III (2011)

Costume Photos

With the axe!

With borrowed fans :p

Sakura: front, side, back

Sakura's Axe


Costume Information

Cost : 30-35 pounds
Time Taken : A week

Always wanted to do a Naruto costume, but not really one of the popular characters. I like the world and the characters the author created, and the main storyline is okay but I only watch the series sporadically because they drag it out so much and stuff it with fillers.

So, I thought that at some point I'd do a costume of one of the jounins or an ANBU or something like that.

Now I've done an older version of Sakura because she's a character I can relate to a bit. After the time skip she's really grown up and has had to work very hard to get where she is now- she's smart, hard-working and a lot stronger than she was before. Not a person I would hate to be.

And since I don't think I look 15 anymore, this is an 'older version' I came up with. No, I'm not very imaginative, so it's not very different from the post time skip outfit, kinda combining her top and skirt into one thing...

Everything except the wig, knives and black shorts I made myself. I used this, and the ANBU costume, to try out a lot of new things, before I start on the costumes I really do want to do well this summer.

I'll probably add some things to this costume later, such as a kunai pouch, and I'm not sure this is how I want the belt to be because it doesn't let the material of the top lie smooth. I've also been working on a weapon for her, and will finish that soon.


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i like what you've done so far it looks pretty cool ^^

by jaks-kingdom-dwarf on Monday, 20 July, 2009 - 16:27
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Thanks! :D

by Hawkeye on Sunday, 30 August, 2009 - 09:30
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looks really good :)

by InfiniteJester on Monday, 28 March, 2011 - 09:14
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This is a lovely design and i love the little flower details on the bottom of the top. :)

by SakuraKatieChan on Monday, 28 March, 2011 - 19:40
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oh! Loving this :D

by cowiee on Monday, 28 March, 2011 - 19:48

I love this Purely Epic :)

by on Monday, 7 November, 2011 - 11:29
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Is this your original idea? If so its soooo kool! Im planning to make my own style of Sakura one day. Your idea is so creative!! Love it. You suit sakura so much. :D

by Puppykitten14 on Monday, 7 November, 2011 - 11:29
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Thank you! :D

Puppykitten- Yes, it is! And thanks. :) Didn't expect to suit her, but found it's a fun costume to wear. Good luck with your version! ;)

by Hawkeye on Tuesday, 8 November, 2011 - 13:36
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by Sammymisa on Sunday, 13 May, 2012 - 00:24