Major Kusanagi (S.A.C (jeans)) - Ghost in the Shell S.A.C


Amecon 2012




Maybe I'll wear jeans or if not I'll brave the shorts that I've made(I'm not wearing just pants though lol)!!

Mostly bought items, I made the top (by hand -it cost me two needles)
I also made shorts, stockings, shin pads and a belt but I chose to wear just jeans in the end and I'm glad as it was more comfortable :)

Won at Amecon 2012


TheStarlightFairy posted on 16 June, 2012 - 20:48
Gurl dis looks awesome so far!

No thanks posted on 17 June, 2012 - 04:41
Maybe wear flesh coloured leggings under it if you feel uncomfortable with going out with just the leotard-type one on. Might help a bit

Siouxsie James posted on 17 June, 2012 - 07:17
Thanx Sisceal!!. And yeh I planned to wear tights but I see what you mean with the leggings so I might try that and see how it goes! ^_^ thanx CharlotteLuna :)

Han Hyuga posted on 17 June, 2012 - 14:39
Yay, GITS! I'll keep an eye on this one, methinks. :D

cosrai posted on 17 June, 2012 - 14:55
Progress is looking good Saz!

Tedward posted on 17 June, 2012 - 16:01
Doing well I see !^^

Siouxsie James posted on 17 June, 2012 - 17:39
Argh! thanx peeps, yay Gits \o/ and lets all keep our fingers crossed that this goes well, I am still a little sceptical if I'm honest but thanx to certain peoples advice it's kinda going ok ^^!! Can't wait for Amecon!!!

DizzieDee posted on 24 June, 2012 - 15:03
Can't wait to see this ^^, it's going to be awesome!

J-Po posted on 24 June, 2012 - 15:28
looking good:)

Siouxsie James posted on 25 June, 2012 - 21:11
Thank you both :)

Numta posted on 10 July, 2012 - 14:06
progress is looking great =] cant wait to see the finished cosplay!

Karakulz posted on 10 July, 2012 - 14:31
Ooooh Cant wait to see this finished x3

Siouxsie James posted on 11 July, 2012 - 03:18
Oh gosh >.< thanx very much both :)

TheStarlightFairy posted on 31 July, 2012 - 21:51
This looks great! I know the studs aren't ~*accurate*~ but I quite like them :)

Siouxsie James posted on 1 August, 2012 - 19:35
Thanx Siceal :) I hope the jacket looks acceptable at least :P

Tedward posted on 17 August, 2012 - 07:03
Cool beans !!

Karakulz posted on 3 September, 2012 - 22:08
Ahh, This looks great! :D

TheStarlightFairy posted on 3 September, 2012 - 22:10
Beautiful <3

Siouxsie James posted on 4 September, 2012 - 14:21
Thanx both :) I am relatively happy with it, wanted to cosplay the major for I don't know hooooooow long :D:D

cowiee posted on 6 April, 2013 - 11:33
Oh now this is lovely! You suit her, and the wig looks gorgeous.

Dax79 posted on 12 March, 2016 - 11:30
One of my fav characters out there! You did a grat job! I hope you still cosplay the Major or has she retired?

Siouxsie James posted on 12 March, 2016 - 15:22
I retired it. But I still have it. I'm always considering rebooting it!! Thanks :)

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Progress Journal

8th August 2012

Finished...but I've been told I look like a prostitute :/

I have finished making the 'Shorts instead of pants' version (It's in the reference pics but replace black pants with shorts)... BUT I've been told I look like a prostitute (I'm not sure if wearing shorts instead of pants has actually contributed to the prostitute-ness, also I think the studs on the jacket don't help)...

Sooooo... maybe I'll just wear jeans or something :/

31st July 2012


I got paid and bought a jacket for a fairly cheap price!! :) has studs on it ¬_¬' I think I'll live with that though!!

30th July 2012


Made some shin-pads outta cardboard and polystyrene, they look crap lol but this costume isn't all that great anyways so I'm not too bothered...

Still no jacket D:
And I look quite fat in this costume to be honest :P or at least it makes me look fat ;) so I need some toning tights!! wow...and I'm only 23!!!
Hoping to buy some contact lenses soon :) and then I just need to do some editing to the top and it may be classed as 'wearable'!!

10th July 2012

Woop...short shorts

So after looking for a while for short shorts I found some during my holiday in Taiwan and now I am just editing them to make them a little shorter. Overall I am quite pleased and you can't see my bum when I wear them which was my main concern :D (apologies to any hopeful perverts at Ameocn!!)

So when I get back I will buy a jacket (spotted one I like so *fingers crossed*), finish making the shin pads, edit the top (including adding see-through straps) and buying contact lenses.

Added extras would be purple aviator sun glasses and a gun, anyone wona lend me some?? (;.;)


16th June 2012

Still in progress

Thanx to my lovely friends S-Lawliet, Sisceal and Tedward for some great advice both face2face and online!! I was kinda feeling a bit lost with this, but I think I know what I need to do next (some alterations)!!! I thought I'd post some pics anyway so anyone who cares can see it's progress...still a bit to do though!!! And please feel free to give me advice if you can think of anything as it's still very much a WIP and will be right up until Amecon I think ;)

3rd June 2012


Yesterday I finished the stocking things, which wrinkle lodes because of the material :( and then I started a mock-up for the top.
I have made a pattern type thingy today...well I cut up paper anyway (seen in the pic) and have been sewing since! Also I had some great advice from Sisceal about using a strapless bra for this :)
The only issue is that I sewed some stuff the wrong way round without noticing and have to retrace my steps!! (I had sewn on the outside lol)

Well better keep going...

10th May 2012

Shopping and sewing~

Soooo...had a girly day off work and uni today with a friend. We had a shop for materials and then a sewing session!

I am currently working on the stocking things(and have been all day due to the fact I have no sewing machine). The material I chose is a bit odd I'll admit, plus I bought waaaay to much of it which kinda sucks. Then I've messed up the sewing :P which also sucks (please no laughing at expo).
The highlight of the day is experimenting with double sided body tape stuff that I bought for the stockings and top :)

5th May 2012

Have been shopping!!

Ok so, to get me back into the swing of things I took a day off from work, uni and general life to go shopping :)
I found some things for this costume that I'm hoping are guna work ^^ I'll admit I've paid a little more than I hoped but I have better quality stuff than I'd planned...because the cheap shoe shop has stopped selling the boots I wanted :( and the cheap gloves were all too big!!

Therefore I purchased my boots and gloves in the local army prep shop :)

I also came across a little purple boob tube thing that I hope I can work with (extend with more material) for her top.

This costume is going to cost sooooo much as I still have a leather jacket to buy (eyeing one up on ebay atm) among other accessories ¬_________¬ but I'm going to hopefully finish it by Amecon and be able to wear it *squee*!!

Also has anyone seen any fitted black hotpants around that aren't lycra or spandex?? Because I haven't spotted any yet!!