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08 Jan 2009 - 21:499429
wig help, kittan
well im in the process of making a gurren lagann kittan cos and im not sure how to go about doing the hair.

i was thinking of just cuting mine short and doing somthing with it but i think it might be better to find a wig rougthly the same shape or make it some how, any ideas?

08 Jan 2009 - 22:569431
Reference picture please? Preferably a large one ^_^

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13 Jan 2009 - 21:569705
here u go

13 Jan 2009 - 22:519708
oh shiz

i had an idea till i forgot about the short sides D:

14 Jan 2009 - 09:259711
When i cosplayed Kittan i couldnt see any way around the wig problem...

so i bleached my hair :S

Sorry dude may not have been the answer you are looking for but its the only one i have

Hair as short as kittans on the sides on a regular wig would show off the netting underneeth and would just look bad.

14 Jan 2009 - 13:399730
Quote MangaChild:
When i cosplayed Kittan i couldnt see any way around the wig problem...

so i bleached my hair :S

Yeah i did the same when i cosplayed Kittan at Minami Con 14 (though MangaChild did a better job with the hair than me).

I think the best bet would be to commission a wig with the blond quiff on top and the brown under cut included as well (that's what i plan to do as and when i cosplay Kittan again), though in all honesty i have no idea how much that'll cost, but expect it to be cheap.


Last edited by eva_fan (14 Jan 2009 - 13:42)
15 Jan 2009 - 12:489779
It shouldn't be too hard to do. All you'll need it a thick blonde wig and some dye. The wig I used for Trowa was as long as the fringe on it but I cut it all away. The only thing you'd have to do differently would be to apply the dye afterwards. Just remember not to get just a regular wig or the wefts are going to show through when you cut it back.

15 Jan 2009 - 14:199783
k thanks for the help, i know not an easy hairstyle to do, but ill see what i can come up with, i have a few ideas i can try. thanks for the advice tho SephNoir

Last edited by timpey (15 Jan 2009 - 14:22)
15 Jan 2009 - 14:249784
if you do want to dye a wig there is also a amazing tutorial here on cos island


ive used the reccomended method a few times and it works sooooo well

what ideas did you have btw?

15 Jan 2009 - 14:299785
just simple ones really i have a few old blonde wigs i can try and use.

was thinking maybe just to get a wig that covered the top of my head and make it bright yellow that way my blonde hair might look darker for the sides or i could darken it. also maybe somehow add to a wig and build it up into a more solid shape so it looks more crafted but this are just random thoughts ^^

i'll take a look at that link, thanks im sure i'll figure it out somehow

Last edited by timpey (15 Jan 2009 - 14:43)
15 Jan 2009 - 16:129786
You could use spray dye on the sides of your natural hair, spray dye is non permament hair spray dye you should be able to get it from any party shop.

If your hair is naturally light it will give a good contrast to the top wig colour

I cant see how you will manage top get the top blonde part to stay on? if you can find a way this could work

15 Jan 2009 - 17:039789
i could always just cut up some yellow sponges and stick them to my head ^^

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