Leolarua
 

Riku (End Version) - Kingdom Hearts II

Status :Complete
Worn At :Amecon 2010


Photos

me and terrence

ooooerrrr

The Trio

TERRENCE

Trousers

Wig

Ref

 


Information

Riku is my fave character from the series, so i thought id have a bash at cosplaying him. the jacket has turned out to be my worse nightmare. this is a costume you shouldnt attempt if you have no idea how to make patterns or sew.

Comments

My__RoadOfBlood posted on 15 June, 2010 - 16:22
I'm sure you're going to pull this off so perfectly! Can't wait to see it finished <3

Leolarua posted on 15 June, 2010 - 16:25
:D thank you.

PapercutPerfect posted on 16 June, 2010 - 15:25
Looking awesome! Can't wait to see more!

Darkiekun posted on 26 June, 2010 - 22:20
RIKU! XD Can't wait to have a photo with you at Amecon! You will look so Awesome!!!!

Leolarua posted on 29 June, 2010 - 05:21
yes we shall have photo times :D :D and be all awesome and shizz

Darkiekun posted on 9 July, 2010 - 17:07
Awesome wig hun! Going well >D

Bambi. posted on 9 July, 2010 - 17:13
*jaw drops* You look great!! Cant wait to see this at Ame =D

Leolarua posted on 9 July, 2010 - 17:15
sora - thank you! almost done now with the trousers too. thank the heavens. bambi - thank you :D :D i will probably look a lot more sweaty if it stays this hot though :<

My__RoadOfBlood posted on 9 July, 2010 - 19:04
The wig is gorgeous on you *__*

sjbonnar posted on 9 July, 2010 - 22:09
You look amazing as Riku!

Bambi. posted on 9 July, 2010 - 22:14
I'll be rocking the sweaty look right there wit ya hun xD haha

Leolarua posted on 9 July, 2010 - 22:21
thank you sjbonnar :) bambi - i think im gunna have to hide behind trees and powder my nose now again but keep it on the low ;)

Bambi. posted on 18 July, 2010 - 22:48
Hey! as long as you safe a spot for me too! It be cool xD

JakeX posted on 2 August, 2010 - 18:44
Ha! Now that is good :D love the wig. Though i am liking the make up job a lot more! cant wait to see at ame

Leolarua posted on 8 August, 2010 - 14:30
thank you JakeX :)

CrystalNeko posted on 8 August, 2010 - 14:31
Excellent job on th keyblade!! It looks perfect and so neatly painted! Nice wig/mke up test too, very convincing!

MikeJenks posted on 8 August, 2010 - 14:31
Woah :o This looks awesome~ Loving the wig + keyblade! 8D

Leolarua posted on 8 August, 2010 - 14:35
thank you crystalneko, it isnt that neat irl D: lol. had to paint it in the dark since my light blew. thank you mikejenks too :D

Stubbled Grapes posted on 8 August, 2010 - 14:46
By the looks of your wig test, you make a perfect Riku! His outfit + keyblade are also looking awesome! =D

DuskatNight posted on 8 August, 2010 - 14:56
You make a perfect Riku! :3

Leolarua posted on 8 August, 2010 - 14:58
oh thank you Stubbled Grapes and DuskatNight im glad i can pull him off :}

My__RoadOfBlood posted on 8 August, 2010 - 15:57
wowww the keyblade looks amazing! <3

Numta posted on 8 August, 2010 - 16:34
Just came across your pics randomly and jesus that Keyblade is perfect! well done!

Littlegeeky posted on 8 August, 2010 - 16:47
Wow this looks great! You did a fantastic job ^w^

Leolarua posted on 8 August, 2010 - 17:53
thank you myroadofblood numta3 and littlegeeky its really great everyones been so nice :D

Darkiekun posted on 8 August, 2010 - 18:03
Can this Sora Steals you for her own Riku? :D Or you someone elses Riku? XD I still love that Keyblade....*wants*

Leolarua posted on 8 August, 2010 - 18:30
haha yes i can be your riku :P since i only have a kairi with me NO, you cant have terrence! unless i get fed up of carrying him XD

Darkiekun posted on 8 August, 2010 - 18:33
YAY I have scored myself a Riku!!!! And a Kairi since she's already with you XD We have a trio how nice XD And lol if you give up carrying him I will and then I'll be like Roxas with two Keyblades >D

Leolarua posted on 8 August, 2010 - 18:45
haha yes we do :D yey but then ill be defenceless D: i think ill have to get hench i have 5 days /pumps iron

InfiniteJester posted on 12 August, 2010 - 17:09
wow this is lookin amazin so far! u really got the look down great!

Leolarua posted on 12 August, 2010 - 17:52
ty! hopefull get some good pics over the weekend

My__RoadOfBlood posted on 20 August, 2010 - 23:51
Love this C: You make such an amazing Riku <3

InfiniteJester posted on 21 August, 2010 - 00:36
aw pretty photos! just realsied i saw one on DA the other day aswell lmao

Leolarua posted on 21 August, 2010 - 17:43
thank you for the comments. really pleased how my costume came out, and how impressed other people were. oooh yes u did comment haha XD

hacwa posted on 10 October, 2010 - 01:47
incredible!! =D

cowiee posted on 2 March, 2011 - 02:58
One of the best Rikus i have ever seen!

Leolarua posted on 3 March, 2011 - 01:42
thank you :)

Adamoluna posted on 3 May, 2011 - 06:47
not many Rikus put their costumes together themselves! Great job, it looks flawless. You make a great Riku. :)

FuriePhoenix posted on 8 May, 2011 - 13:58
You make an amazing Riku!

Imrose posted on 3 June, 2011 - 18:44
This is really good! I love the Riku wig, and I just love the make up!

NakedSalad posted on 7 July, 2011 - 22:39
You are rhe best Rikku I've ever seen. Wow.

Leolarua posted on 8 July, 2011 - 13:34
thank you :>

Yes-My-Lord posted on 29 December, 2011 - 13:36
Seriously, amazing cosplay *__* <3

Leolarua posted on 31 December, 2011 - 00:06
aww thank you :D

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Progress Journal

hand sewing sucks (Posted 13th July 2010)

this is what happens when you go senile, you forget important things about an item of clothing. like trousers. they have pockets. and rikus trousers have obvious blue pockets, how could anyone miss those out

:D

so now starts the painfull task of hemming, then hand sewing the pockets on because im forgetfull
this is my progress after two days of getting angry and stopping every 5 minutes lol
i think cosplay has seriously killed off my braincells

Wig (Posted 9th July 2010)

after this i was covered in silver hair, as well as my room haha.
but yeah. heres the pic of the wig before (ignore my greasy face). it was much longer then i expected.

took me hours to try and thin this beast out. but im quite happy with it overall. i styled it a bit after cutting to make it look a bit more fly-away