Protagonist (Winter uniform) - Persona 4

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After watching Persona 4, I already have ideas for a huge team of all the characters and their Personae behind them. But that's a really grand plan, so I just settled on cosplaying the protagonist myself. I followed the animation's protagonist, named Narukami Yu.

Choosing to cosplay as him was the first impulsive cosplay I've ever did, i.e. I saw the character, decided that I wanted to cosplay as him and immediately started on making it a reality ASAP. It took me less than a month to finish this as I went ahead to order his uniform online, then pieced the rest of his costume together.

As a character who basically had no personality to work on, I told myself one thing: "I want to be that guy who is so unfazed by everything and can still say that he's gonna cry after being bitten by Teddie on his hand." From there, I worked on the portrayal of Narukami for the event. In the end, it wasn't a hard thing to do as I tried to be as earnest as I could as Narukami. It was pretty fun actually!

I'm gonna be having a photo shoot with my friend, who cosplayed as Izanagi with me. I'll be updating this page with photos of the shoot.

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InfiniteJester posted on 28 February, 2012 - 09:46
very cool! Love the idea of having the characters with their persona too!

Vega-Highwell posted on 28 February, 2012 - 12:20
InfiniteJester: I know! I got introduced to the series from the anime first, and as I was watching I kept thinking that it'll be real cool if the whole cast could stand shoulder to shoulder with their personae behind them. Really awesome... but quite tough to pull off though.

No thanks posted on 29 February, 2012 - 04:53
LOVE this! Izanagi too! WOW

Solaria posted on 29 February, 2012 - 08:13
You have amazed me with this! You suit MC so much and love how you have an Izanagi too :D

Amy-Lou posted on 29 February, 2012 - 14:12
Wow, you've got the poses perfect and having Izanagi makes it extra special :D

Vega-Highwell posted on 29 February, 2012 - 15:57
Thank you~ ^__^ though my stance for that one photo without the card looks odd... =w=)a

BakaBakaRangers posted on 29 February, 2012 - 17:39
Hang on a sec *DEAD. JUST DEAD* You make such an amazing Yu 8D I hope you get that big group together XD Will be awesome to see (and tell your friend that they make one hell of an Izanagi *-*)

Vega-Highwell posted on 1 March, 2012 - 03:12
Thank you so much /bows I'll be sure to pass on that message to my friend :D

Zelvyne posted on 2 March, 2012 - 12:42
Wow, the pair of you look fantastic ^_^