Seto Kaiba (Battle City) - Yu-Gi-Oh!



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Seto is one of my most favourite characters ever. I've wanted his jacket since I was about 14! So, now I've finally gotten to cosplay him, I'm content ^^
That was pretty much my only reason for cosplaying him! My sheer adoration =3
Plus, I wanted to be an asshole for the day.

The hardest part was cutting the coat out all in one piece, so that I didn't have a big nasty join in the back! Managed it eventually though~
The other hard part was figuring out what to make the metal 'arm-warmers' out of. Then I spotted this shiny material in a fabric store, and I was sorted!

Though it wasn't hard, the part that took the longest was the crafting of the Kaiba Corp logo for my jacket and belt buckle, and the anchor for my necklace. Also, I hand-made the buckles for the arm and leg belts. All these components were made from Fimo clay. I spent many hours on these parts, watching Yu-Gi-Oh as I made them ^^

The easiest part was making the necklace. Yay for gluing crappy Yu-Gi-Oh cards together! XD

I learned from this that PVC is an amazing material. I love it! I also learned that I want to use it again when I get around to doing Alister =P

This has been my favourite costume to wear. Just because I love striding around like Seto and watching my coat-tails flapping in the wind~
Also, it gives me an excuse to not smile in photos! Instant win =D
As with my other costumes, another reason I enjoy wearing this is because of the people I met because they recognised my character. Really, really awesome~

Comments

Ikkaku-kun posted on 31 May, 2008 - 22:10
So cool :P Yugioh's anime may've been full of cheaters XD but it certainly was amusing ^^ great job on the coat :)

evilsnowball posted on 31 May, 2008 - 22:59
saw you in the masqurade. your cosplay rocked :3

Defrain posted on 1 June, 2008 - 09:04
hey emma was great meeting you and loved the costume i hope you dont hate my gutslol

CrystalNeko posted on 1 June, 2008 - 11:57
Yaaay! Setooo! Much love for YGO! =^_^= Haha you don't know how much I love your Seto cosplay! That coat is too awesome for words 8D *must, resist, stealing, coat*

BlusterSquall posted on 6 July, 2008 - 21:01
Those coat tails are so epic! You must have so much fun with them! I love all the accessories, they really bring the costume together! And the 'Kaiba Cave' photo makes me grin inanely for some reason! ^__^

sjbonnar posted on 15 July, 2008 - 19:17
I love this costume. It's such a contrast to some of your others but is every bit as epic! *looks through your gallery* Is there any of your costumes I'm NOT going to be cosplaying with at some point? LOL

Manga Girl posted on 15 July, 2008 - 19:35
Yay! My Kaiba!! :D Really looking forward to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Group in October! :D

Mangamad posted on 19 October, 2008 - 01:06
Coolness. ^o^ Get your game on! XD

Sephirayne posted on 22 October, 2008 - 09:20
Excellent cosplay. You look so different. Nice work.

AmethystEyes posted on 22 October, 2008 - 15:07
*dies* Absolutely amazing! Love it!

tousen_218 posted on 8 April, 2009 - 12:34
It's Kibaman ^_^ that so awesome i love it <3

HotshotShan posted on 30 May, 2009 - 13:25
Very cool costume and great work on the coat in particular, you look great! You also have a great Mokuba

MadameLapin posted on 18 August, 2009 - 13:58
BIG BROTHER!!!!!!! (guess who 8D) I love this costume, it's made of win obviously!