Kimura-sensei - Azumanga Daioh





Aimed at being a tester project for latex mask making, I figured he'd be the best character to try simply because he's supposed to look horrifically freaky, so if I mess up somewhat it doesn't matter too much.

This did involve putting my life in the hands of my friends while they covered my head in alginate and plaster and I had to breathe through a tube for two hours.. I believe I've had better ideas in my life ;)

Still, this is the end result, enjoy.


Lorddamian posted on 25 July, 2007 - 11:32
hey turned out awesome! just wondered where did u get ur latex from cos i think i may experiment making a ryuk from death note mask ^^

Hexi posted on 24 April, 2008 - 13:44
kimura sensei! lawl. he's so creepy... nice, looks awesome!

Hexi posted on 24 April, 2008 - 13:45
after they cast your head.... how did you get out?!

nert posted on 24 April, 2008 - 21:01
I put up a tutorial at if you haven't seen it already, basically you plan ahead so the negative can split in half, and reform once off your head. You do the front and back halves with clingfilm between them, and the alginate splits apart easily enough with the back of a butter knife.

ryaoki posted on 24 April, 2008 - 23:14

MangaChild posted on 22 June, 2008 - 00:15
Legendary costume I can now appreciate how much work making the mask took i bet that jaw gave you some trouble... Thank you very much for posting the guide on how to make it :) I bet this cos is so much fun to wear :D

Hannah-Kiwii posted on 20 May, 2009 - 16:09
This is AMAZING The lengths you must have gone to. Well done...well done for suffering in teh name of cosplay XD Awesome job =D

CyanideCustard posted on 25 November, 2009 - 15:32
omg you beat me to it! XD awesome dude...plain awesomeness!

Bambi. posted on 18 August, 2010 - 19:52
OMG!! Kimura Sensei!! This is amazing! He's such an awesome character! Well done!(Y)

Pez posted on 24 September, 2010 - 15:18
ROTFL. Utter brilliance!

Alyx posted on 27 June, 2011 - 11:58
HAHAHA! Amazing!! <33333333

Ranma1-2 posted on 20 January, 2012 - 00:52
Your tutorial and mask making method really inspired me to try the lifecast method for myself, cheers! Keep up with your mask making cosplays - youre really doing a great job. :)