Inuyoku
 

Yoko Ritona (Pre Time Skip) - Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Status :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo Feb 2010


Photos

very old costume & a very old photo i found!

Reloaded... image is abit bigger and clearer :)

Masquerade again ..xD

Smile Yoko :D

 


Information

*retired*

Comments

GraceyDarling posted on 28 November, 2009 - 23:01
so you opted for the hair down in the end? :) looking good so far ^^

Inuyoku posted on 28 November, 2009 - 23:22
Yeah I see what you mean it'll be impossible to get into a ponytail! Its all good though ^^

Littlegeeky posted on 28 November, 2009 - 23:50
Wow looking awesome so far ^w^ Keep up the great work. Can't wait to see when it's finished

No thanks posted on 29 November, 2009 - 00:41
Can't wait to see this done! your so cute<3

MoonLily posted on 3 December, 2009 - 17:20
Ahh! Oh so cute! <3

Inuyoku posted on 3 December, 2009 - 18:07
Thanks guys <3

RichardYami posted on 4 December, 2009 - 14:01
Absolutely stunning - brilliant work and I simply love the hair. Looking forward to seeing it complete.

Charlie-Bear posted on 7 December, 2009 - 00:11
Haha I think it is the same wig! You make such a cute Yoko! Great progress so far, good luck with the rest :3

CGOPbleachbabe posted on 8 December, 2009 - 00:05
ooo can't wait to see this XD

Broseidon posted on 10 December, 2009 - 22:59
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)

Ikkaku-kun posted on 24 December, 2009 - 02:01
Talllllll xD looks good :) take photos with your rifle 8D

Uni posted on 7 January, 2010 - 14:10
Looking Fabulous! <3

Inuyoku posted on 7 January, 2010 - 14:22
Thank you ^^ <3

nanahara posted on 7 January, 2010 - 14:29
looking great ^^

Ikkaku-kun posted on 7 January, 2010 - 17:28
wheyyyy! greatstuffs 8D

Defrain posted on 7 January, 2010 - 18:26
looking good

Littlegeeky posted on 7 January, 2010 - 20:26
Good lord you just have been so cold posing in this in the snow. It looks amazing, you make such a good Yoko :D

Inuyoku posted on 7 January, 2010 - 21:30
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!

Anonymous posted on 10 January, 2010 - 22:51
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

Bambi. posted on 11 January, 2010 - 11:56
This is too epic for words missy! I LOVE THIS!! Can't wait to see you at Expo in Feb :) xxx

Ikkaku-kun posted on 21 January, 2010 - 09:53
definitely is complete, you look brilliant ^^

Littlerascal92 posted on 21 February, 2010 - 14:24
You looked stunning at Midlands ^^ and tha rifle sure is amazing too !!

MikeJenks posted on 21 February, 2010 - 14:56
You looked awesome as Yoko 8D Loved the rifle~

MadameLapin posted on 21 February, 2010 - 15:23
I remember spotting you! You looked so good, almost as if you WERE a live action Yoko! Great cosplay ^^

RanmaSyaoran posted on 21 February, 2010 - 21:53
Brilliant! 8D

goodbyeworld posted on 21 February, 2010 - 22:25
This looked fantastic! I will get your photos to you asap~

Ranma1-2 posted on 22 February, 2010 - 03:19
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

Sephirayne posted on 22 February, 2010 - 06:21
Great Yoko. Looked fab in person. Really loved the wig and the gun. Great job.

GraceyDarling posted on 22 February, 2010 - 20:46
You look stunning! Gimmie those legs ;) haha x

KonohaKunoichi94 posted on 1 March, 2010 - 22:38
you make an awesome yoko 8DD

Inuyoku posted on 2 March, 2010 - 00:09
Thanks :D

sjbonnar posted on 3 March, 2010 - 13:52
You actually look pretty damn amazing ^_^

eva_fan posted on 8 March, 2010 - 00:40
Great Yoko. :D Are you attending any conventions this year, or just expos?

eva_fan posted on 10 March, 2010 - 00:33
<"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

x-Blade-x posted on 9 April, 2010 - 21:17
I remember spotting you around Midlands Expo! You make an awesome Yoko 8D Really great cosplay~ ^^ The rifle is amazing!

No thanks posted on 15 June, 2010 - 10:08
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!

Inuyoku posted on 15 June, 2010 - 17:27
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!

Bambi. posted on 29 July, 2010 - 15:25
yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay kate!!!!

My__RoadOfBlood posted on 30 July, 2010 - 09:52
That home-made rifle is awesome! You make such a pretty Yoko <3

Chickenbits posted on 6 October, 2010 - 20:12
I know i'm late to the party, but tdamn that's a nice Yoko :) Good job! :3

seawaterwitch posted on 11 November, 2010 - 11:28
WOW! You're cosplay is so great ^^ I love all your pictures *___*

Dragonkid01 posted on 9 January, 2011 - 01:58
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

tripletriad posted on 30 March, 2011 - 04:28
You make a perfect Yoko!

To-Do List

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Progress Journal

Yoko @ LFCC? (Posted 15th June 2010)

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

Photoshoot (Posted 15th April 2010)

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!

Yoko Powah (Posted 6th April 2010)

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

Epic (Posted 21st February 2010)

It was epic being Yoko at Midlands expo, I had such an awesome time and it was doubly awesome being in the masquerade!

Yoko Shoes = Grey Hair (Posted 1st February 2010)

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*

New Wig (Posted 8th January 2010)

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

Finshed..well nearly (Posted 7th January 2010)

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 ^^