Yoko Ritona
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Cosplayer: Inuyoku

Variant: Pre Time Skip

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

15th June 2010: Yoko @ LFCC? I was planning on rewearing Harley Quinn at LFCC on the Sunday, but now I think I might wear Yoko, I tried her on again and I felt alot better wearing her now than I did at Midlands. I will retire her soon because I do believe she's overdone, this would be an awesome wear to send her off. I have got ideas in my head for other versions of Yoko, just don't know if I'll ever do them :D

15th April 2010: Photoshoot I had a photoshoot today with Hannah who is also my cousin xD

Was pretty fun but was v. quick cause it was freezin! Got some cool photos some I need to work on more cause I post process the photos myself after Hannah has took them.
I found out though bits of my costume need work on before May. One of my glove fingers has broke, one of my bracelets in broke and I need to majorly work on de-stickyfying the enamel paint on my shoes!

6th April 2010: Yoko Powah I shall be bringin Yoko to may expo im not 100% sure when I shall wear her though Saturday later on in the day possibly ahh I dunno but look out for me as Yoko sometime at May expo :D

21st February 2010: Epic It was epic being Yoko at Midlands expo, I had such an awesome time and it was doubly awesome being in the masquerade!

1st February 2010: Yoko Shoes = Grey Hair Yoko's shoes have defo been the worst part of this cosplay, I tried acrylic paint, PVA glue, pvc material, permenant marker and last but not least enamal paint. I'm sticking with the enamal paint, but of course with all these trial and errors my boots basically look... a mess! I had to sandpaper the old acrylic paint off, which sort of spread the red everywhere so now I have enamal flames and abit of red acrylic mess around them, going to have to erase the red mess with some sort of white paint.

Now im working on finishing my rifle which i also just a big mess atm, added some craft foam parts on bits to try and give it a less cartoony look, atm it just doesnt look like a realistic rifle looks like a cartoon style rifle xD My main worry is the barrel on the end which looks the messiest, because I can deattach it I may take it off and paper mache the whole barrel to even it out, I dunno only have 19 days now xD

Oh and I forgot to mention my shorts are still uncomplete xD AHH ONLY 19 DAYS *fail*

8th January 2010: New Wig Im ordering a new wig for this cosplay tomorrow my poor 51" wig cant stand two days of expo, so Im splashin the cash on another wig which will be alot more realistic to yokos hair, which means more work finding chop sticks *sigh*

My 51" red wig will be then swapped and used for the stewardess version :D

7th January 2010: Finshed..well nearly Ive finally completed 99% of my Yoko cosplay today with the delivery of my polystyrene balls which where the final pieces I needed for my Yoko bracelets.

Now I've got to either repaint or attach pvc flames onto my Yoko boots, I've tried paint before, they look wicked till you walk and it crumbles off... I covered the boot in PVA glue and this made it peel off worse :/ So pvc flames may be the way forward!

I also need to fix my rifle and measure it to make sure its not over 1.5m! The barrel at the end is wonky atm but nothing abit of duct tape can't sort out ^^

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GraceyDarling - 28th November 2009
so you opted for the hair down in the end? :) looking good so far ^^

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Inuyoku - 28th November 2009
Yeah I see what you mean it'll be impossible to get into a ponytail! Its all good though ^^

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Littlegeeky - 28th November 2009
Wow looking awesome so far ^w^
Keep up the great work. Can't wait to see when it's finished

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No thanks - 29th November 2009
Can't wait to see this done! your so cute<3

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MoonLily - 3rd December 2009
Ahh! Oh so cute! <3

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Inuyoku - 3rd December 2009
Thanks guys <3

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Anonymous - 4th December 2009
Absolutely stunning - brilliant work and I simply love the hair. Looking forward to seeing it complete.

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PinkCharlieBear - 7th December 2009
Haha I think it is the same wig! You make such a cute Yoko!
Great progress so far, good luck with the rest :3

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Suzunerd - 8th December 2009
ooo can't wait to see this XD

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Broseidon - 10th December 2009
Oh my god, that, is amazing o,o

Now i can't wait for midlands mcm ;_; I'll be around as kittan then so yea (Y)

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Ikkaku-kun - 24th December 2009
Talllllll xD looks good :) take photos with your rifle 8D

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Uni - 7th January 2010
Looking Fabulous! <3

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Inuyoku - 7th January 2010
Thank you ^^ <3

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nanahara - 7th January 2010
looking great ^^

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Ikkaku-kun - 7th January 2010
wheyyyy! greatstuffs 8D

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Defrain - 7th January 2010
looking good

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Littlegeeky - 7th January 2010
Good lord you just have been so cold posing in this in the snow.
It looks amazing, you make such a good Yoko :D

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Inuyoku - 7th January 2010
LOL so many people have said that...yet I wasnt that cold I was too excited about having it 99% finished to feel the cold!

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Anonymous - 10th January 2010
thought i already left a comment here but here it is now

cant wait to go midlands with u and yoko yay, tis looking fantastic

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Bambi. - 11th January 2010
This is too epic for words missy!

I LOVE THIS!! Can't wait to see you at Expo in Feb :)

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Ikkaku-kun - 21st January 2010
definitely is complete, you look brilliant ^^

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Littlerascal92 - 21st February 2010
You looked stunning at Midlands ^^ and tha rifle sure is amazing too !!

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MikeJenks - 21st February 2010
You looked awesome as Yoko 8D
Loved the rifle~

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MadameLapin - 21st February 2010
I remember spotting you! You looked so good, almost as if you WERE a live action Yoko! Great cosplay ^^

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RanmaSyaoran - 21st February 2010
Brilliant! 8D

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goodbyeworld - 21st February 2010
This looked fantastic! I will get your photos to you asap~

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Ranma1-2 - 22nd February 2010
Thankies hun - you looked great on stage too ;P some seriously sexy curves goin on there. And those Yoko shorts are..short! :D :D :D

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Sephirayne - 22nd February 2010
Great Yoko. Looked fab in person. Really loved the wig and the gun. Great job.

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GraceyDarling - 22nd February 2010
You look stunning! Gimmie those legs ;) haha x

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Anonymous - 1st March 2010
you make an awesome yoko 8DD

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Inuyoku - 2nd March 2010
Thanks :D

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sjbonnar - 3rd March 2010
You actually look pretty damn amazing ^_^

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eva_fan - 8th March 2010
Great Yoko. :D

Are you attending any conventions this year, or just expos?

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eva_fan - 10th March 2010
<"Mainly just expo's cause I don't want to book to much time off work otherwise they might get annoyed">

Why not? I think that's what most people do. :P

Well i might see you at London Expo then; will be the first time i've been in 4 years. XD

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BladeyCakes - 9th April 2010
I remember spotting you around Midlands Expo!
You make an awesome Yoko 8D Really great cosplay~ ^^ The rifle is amazing!

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No thanks - 15th June 2010
I do agree Yoko is getting overdone.

I hope to wear my Yoko again though when i've lost weight, just to be able to feel better about it as i wasn't exactly doing her justice with my chub, then i'll be putting her away for a while.

Can't wait to see the new pictures of yoko when you wear her again!

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Inuyoku - 15th June 2010
You we're an awesome Yoko! I think I should wear her for LFCC then put her away for a long time, its a shame cause I loveeee the wig, thats why I want to wear it one last time!

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Bambi. - 29th July 2010
yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay kate!!!!

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My__RoadOfBlood - 30th July 2010
That home-made rifle is awesome!
You make such a pretty Yoko <3

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Chickenbits - 6th October 2010
I know i'm late to the party, but tdamn that's a nice Yoko :) Good job! :3

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seawaterwitch - 11th November 2010
WOW! You're cosplay is so great ^^ I love all your pictures *___*

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Dragonkid01 - 9th January 2011
like you as Yoko Ritona this was frist time we met in person in telford we missed each other at birmingham nec memorabilia i was queuing at sarah jane signing when cosplaying started

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Anonymous - 30th March 2011
You make a perfect Yoko!