Costume :Kuja
Source :Final Fantasy IX
Progress :In Progress
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2008

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Costume Information

Cost : About £250
Time Taken : 30 hours? Total estimate.

I opted for Kuja because he's my favourite character. Unfortunately, I didn't get time to finish everything so a couple of the smaller details are missing... I'm hoping to get those done by May Expo.

The easiest section was the skirt, which is really just one length of white satin. The hardest bit was cutting all the triangles for the jagged edges on the jacket... took forever!

The wig is from cosworx.com, and the boots were bought on eBay (but they need a lot of modification).

Wearing it was so much fun, I had Zorn & Thorn cosplayers who carried me in - nothing like making an entrance! And there were a couple of other FFIX characters there too, photos were awesome fun. Hope we can organise a group sometime... and come up with some ideas for poses! I hate just standing there doing nothing! -_-;


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Kujaaaaaa! <333
You were amazing, you suit him so much! ^_^ Big FFIX group would be fantastic sometime x3

by CrystalNeko on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 18:23
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need to say...WOW....:| so cool! :D

by Om_nom_nom on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 18:32
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I saw your Kuja, I was totally blown away!! I absolutely loooooove FFIX, I look forward to seeing him again! ^w^

by sonia_leong on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 18:39
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Wowwww, wish I could have seen these in real life!

by Mungojerrie on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 20:02
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Awwww you will always be the best Kuja!

by White Leviathan on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 20:03
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you all look so epic! I can't believe you hd a zorn and a thorn with you ^^

by Yamidragon on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 20:55
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Haha love it! Having some minions must have been rather good ;)

by stripey_dani on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 23:07
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100% the best Kuja I've seen!

by sjbonnar on Tuesday, 4 November, 2008 - 13:46
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I had the most fun photographing you guys! You suit Kuja amazingly! Thank you for letting me get some awesome photos! :B

by BlusterSquall on Tuesday, 4 November, 2008 - 14:17
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Excellent job! Great that you had your minions this time =D

by Kuma on Wednesday, 5 November, 2008 - 14:43
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Wow, I just noticed all the comments! I'm still getting used to this site... I recognise a lot of the usernames from past cons or other forums. ^^

CrystalNeko, I just saw on the Expo forums that there may be a Quina cosplay in May 2009! :D And Silver, your pictures were awesome, I'm grateful for them!

Oh yeah, I love minions ^_~ They had to carry my stuff because Kuja doesn't have space for pockets. >>;

Thanks so much for the sweet comments guys ^_____^

by Kuja on Wednesday, 5 November, 2008 - 15:03
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Oh wow, I saw you at Expo! Thought your group looked awesome and really wanted to ask for a photo, but you always seemed to be surrounded by photographers so I never got the chance. Nicely done though!

by Sillabub on Wednesday, 5 November, 2008 - 16:24
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i loved your costume and your group ^^ cant wait to see this Quina in 2009 with any luck maybe we can round up a whole group, im thinkin about doing an amarant. love your chun li to by the way ^^

by timpey on Saturday, 8 November, 2008 - 23:40

You guys look absolutely perfect! :) Are you going to rewear it?? I hope I can see ^____^ Kuja is a costume I hope to do one day (when I lose a lot of weight XD) but now I've seen your perfect one!! :333

by on Tuesday, 11 November, 2008 - 20:58
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I hate how perfect you guys all look together.
I so wish I could've gone to Expo, I live for FFIX groups at the moment.

Your Kuja cosplay is amazing, the best one I've seen. ^-^

by Roze-Chan on Friday, 26 December, 2008 - 00:37

I remember you!
This con was my first time being around any number of cosplayers, and it really made my day to see a Kuja *odd like that*

This costume is brill, and you really suit him!

by Hannah-Kiwii on Saturday, 3 October, 2009 - 14:32

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