Kei Lin Sama

Costume :Articuno
Variant :Gijinka
Source :Pokemon
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None

Costume Photos

Blue Shell Photography 3

Blue Shell Photography 2

Blue Shell Photography 1

Articuno portrait

Chilling out with the other Articuno

Corset, collar, belt and skirt

Headdress base

Beading detail

Headdress concept design

Isis dancing wings

Bulbapedia pic

Articuno in flight


Costume Information

I first made this costume in 2011, and in 2015 it was still being upgraded. I wore it to the Katsucon Cosplay Ball (2015), which was one of the most magical cosplay events I've ever attended.


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Gorgeous costume!

by Ranma1-2 on Monday, 16 April, 2012 - 22:59
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So beautiful. I can't begin to imagine how long the beading took.

by Nomes on Monday, 16 April, 2012 - 23:06
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Absolutely stunning <3
I think I spoke to you at expo actually! I was the girl with the big black scythe if you happen to remember =)

by Moonchild on Tuesday, 17 April, 2012 - 00:18
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This is already so beautiful...

by NixieThePixie on Wednesday, 9 May, 2012 - 22:31
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Wow. That's really all I can say. This is absolutely gorgeous!

by cosplayinghats on Thursday, 10 May, 2012 - 01:48
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This was my favourite costume from that expo, beautiful work with all the beading and so floaty. I can't wait to see it finished!

You should pop the progress shots in the journal so they're not lost when you load on finished photos, they're really interesting :D

by Amy-Lou on Thursday, 10 May, 2012 - 10:59
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Wow, this looks wonderful. You did an amazing job. :)

by SilentDragonfly on Saturday, 12 May, 2012 - 18:53
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Fantastic meeting you in person with this, it was really, really elegant :D

by RanmaSyaoran on Saturday, 26 May, 2012 - 22:06
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I loved the detailing on this costume!! fantastic job

by Siouxsie James on Thursday, 16 August, 2012 - 22:08
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This is one of the most beautiful cosplays I have ever seen <3
Well done!

by TheStarlightFairy on Thursday, 16 August, 2012 - 22:09
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Oh I remember talking you at amecon about Utena randomly. You looked lovely in this!

by InfiniteJester on Sunday, 19 August, 2012 - 15:51
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You look beautiful :o

by NixieThePixie on Sunday, 19 August, 2012 - 16:14
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You looked amazing at AmeCon :)

by WhiteWraith on Sunday, 19 August, 2012 - 19:51
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I loved seeing this at Ame. It looked so beautiful and the attention to detail was amazing

by j_mercuryuk on Monday, 20 August, 2012 - 14:49
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This is such a lovely interpretation of the character. You've got the most gorgeous costume here!

by springinstep on Tuesday, 30 July, 2013 - 14:14

Such a lovely Gijinka of Articuno.
You did an amazing job.
^.^ So pretty.

by Ai-Megumi on Saturday, 30 November, 2013 - 16:18
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The details put into this are mindblowing, wow! You look gorgeous, amazing job on everything! ;w;

by KiraraYumi on Friday, 4 April, 2014 - 03:09

Lovely and simple!

by madmazda86 on Sunday, 28 June, 2015 - 07:07
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This is so lovely, really well done :D

by brigade-chief on Sunday, 28 June, 2015 - 10:26
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Such a beautiful costume.

by Ashy-kun on Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 11:40