Mikoto - Final Fantasy IX

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Worn AtLondon MCM Expo May 2009


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Fiiiiiiiiiiiinally got to cosplay from FFIX. Not so underloved anymore, but a seriously important game in my childhood and now. ^_^ I love it when people cosplay undercosplayed characters so thought it was time to do one myself. :D

A very cute, simple, comfortable cosplay. The top was made in two seperate pieces and I'm really happy with the way it turned out. Then the skirt was made from LIMITED AMOUNT OF MATERIAL...X.X So it didn't really turn out the way I would have liked...but still I think it looks fine and I'm especcially happy with the pink designs on the front and back which I had to study tiny reference pictures (and just guess for the back :S.) But I think it's fairly close. ^_^ I would have liked to have boots with this...but I was working on a limited budget so had to go for the cheaper option of leg warmers with pink shoes...which I actually think looks cuter! The black top was also made by me...and is pretty self explanitory! I love the tail in this costume! It's attached to elastic which goes around my hips. It's totally poseable due to the soldering wire that runs through it, I also padded it with stuffing and added the pink detail that alot of Mikoto's forget!

I had SO much fun in this with the rest of ffix-uk! It was a joy to be part of such a vast ffix group! ^_^ Even if the day turned out to be totally zomg BUSY!! XD Also was really exciting to take part in the masquerade...see our skit here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INngghk3c08

Also thanks to everyone who recognised me, I know Mikoto is a kinda minor character but I do think she's important to the story and deserves to be paid homage! ^^


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Emzone posted on 22 December, 2008 - 04:13
Yay Mikotooo 8D

Demented Kid posted on 11 March, 2009 - 15:03
Mikoto!!! So nice to see another Genome, she's always forgotten about D: Sad you'll likely be doing it on the Saturday with the big group that's going. *Is doing my Kuja on the Sunday* Still gonna get some shots <3

Pem posted on 15 May, 2009 - 13:55
Ooh I've never seen a Mikoto before! Nice to see some minor character appreciation x3 And I don't see why you say it makes you look fat, it looks fine in the photo! T.T Hopefully I will be able to catch you and take a lovely picture~

AmethystEyes posted on 15 May, 2009 - 14:29
Looking very cute :)

Demented Kid posted on 15 May, 2009 - 14:49
I duno what you talkng about The skirt is absolutely gorgeous! The progress is looking great and I want to tug that tail >D Just dont worry about it too much huns and this is going to be fantastic. <3 *hugs the emoness away*

Emzone posted on 20 May, 2009 - 02:53
Cos I have a soulll~ That is why I dress myself fashionably 8P But it would appear you to, have taken great time and it looks amazingggg! 8D

Solaria posted on 20 May, 2009 - 20:34
x3 Ooooo looking lovely 8D You really look beautiful in all your cosplays! Cant wait to see more x3

HotshotShan posted on 20 May, 2009 - 21:42
Don't feel meh about it, it's good! Look forward to the whole version

Shenny posted on 26 May, 2009 - 16:20
You looked soooooo cute hun :3

Emzone posted on 26 May, 2009 - 16:23
You were amazinggggg sister! 8D

Littlegeeky posted on 26 May, 2009 - 17:52
Awww hun your cosplay is so cute ^_^ It looks amazing, well done hun :D

kiichan posted on 26 May, 2009 - 21:48
Aw awesome! You look so adorable ^^

timpey posted on 26 May, 2009 - 21:49
epic cosplay sorry i didnt recognise u straight away ^^ afraid the sun made me a little dozey but i was so happy to see a Mikoto u never see her and shes an awesome character well done u did a brill job

Demented Kid posted on 26 May, 2009 - 23:37
I really love you Mikoto Cosplay! You looked absolutely adorable as her and made me squee happiness because she really doesnt get enough love D: Should of tugged the tail when I had a chance Aahaha! XD

nanahara posted on 27 May, 2009 - 16:52
you looked great with this cosplay, was awsome to see this character cosplayed so well ^^

MoonLily posted on 28 May, 2009 - 23:15
Wow thanks guys! ^_^ It's nice to know that even a minor character like Mikoto can get recognised and appreciated! Timpey - Don't worry about it! I wasnt expecting anyone to recognise! XDD (And omg it WAS bloody hot. X.X) Demented Kid - *Huuug.* Thanks...and...no tugging the tail! X.X *flee flee flee*

Hannah-Kiwii posted on 3 June, 2009 - 13:54
This was a nice surprise for me =D All the other characters I got straight away...but you I stopped, squinted at, and then started tugging on my best friend's arm "I know who she is, I know who she is!" This looked brilliant and was really cute. Hurray for undercosplayed characters from awesome games =D

Deathtripp posted on 7 July, 2009 - 20:18
This was a really well made costume! Its perfect and you look very cute as Mikoto...you suit her well! :D

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