Costume :Misty
Source :Pokemon
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Minamicon 15 (2009)

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The twerps + 2

wig complete~!


Costume Information

I've always wanted to redo my three original costumes that I did as a kid; Sailor Moon, Misty and Sakura. With the Retro Cosplay thread on the MinamiCon forums, I felt that this was a perfect time to redo one of these three- and with the ever growing pokemon group, Misty was the choice for me!


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by ryaoki on Friday, 6 February, 2009 - 02:58
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Ahhhh so cute x3

by stripey_dani on Friday, 6 February, 2009 - 11:24
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This looks incredibly cute so far! ^_^

by MoonLily on Friday, 6 February, 2009 - 13:44
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this is so rad :)

by Captain_Marvelous on Friday, 6 February, 2009 - 21:00
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I love this! Can't wait to see it at Minami, esp. the Staryu ^^

by Orihime on Sunday, 8 February, 2009 - 18:48

Kasumi + Staryu = Total win ^^ I can't wait to see how it turns out, it's looking great so far!

by Missytetra on Wednesday, 11 February, 2009 - 17:59
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this is looking mighty, mighty awesome lovie!! xxx Staryu is adorable, and looks great so far!

by emichoco on Sunday, 1 March, 2009 - 19:50
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I love it! Especially that Staryu, its totally amazing! Keep up the awesomeness!

by Just Hen on Sunday, 1 March, 2009 - 20:49

Loving it! Can't wait to see this at minami

by K on Sunday, 8 March, 2009 - 23:05
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Wow, you make a great Misty, that wig is awesome. ^-^

by Roze-Chan on Tuesday, 10 March, 2009 - 00:16
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aaaahhhh pokemon!!! i LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE your staryu

this is going to be soo epic!! your wig looks so perfect as well!! ^.^

by Toshi-chan on Tuesday, 10 March, 2009 - 00:25
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I LOVE the Staryu! To actually make a Pokemon - and do it well - is superb. Your Misty is great as well!

by drowned_panda on Tuesday, 10 March, 2009 - 00:39

haha misty awesomness. ^^ You going to be cuddling your staryu around everywhere hehe ^^ :) Can't wait to see it finished. Pokemon cosplays are awesome.

by on Tuesday, 10 March, 2009 - 00:56
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Yay more pokemon love, can't wait to see this looks awesome!

by White Leviathan on Tuesday, 10 March, 2009 - 01:12
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Can't wait to see this finished, the Staryu is looking fantastic so far!!

by Mungojerrie on Thursday, 12 March, 2009 - 15:12

all i can say is wow!

by notinuse on Sunday, 15 March, 2009 - 17:23
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Looking great! And that Staryu is wonderful =D What day are you planning on doing this one?

I'm Snorlax-ing on Saturday, so you'd better bring a Pokéflue ;D

by Kuma on Tuesday, 24 March, 2009 - 18:22

You make an awesome Misty! I wish I could've seen it at minami!

by goodbyeworld on Monday, 30 March, 2009 - 22:42
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ahhh thia costume was so great!

cant believe i didnt recognise you out of the costume XD lovely cos and great meeting you!!!!

by Kaka Extreme on Saturday, 4 April, 2009 - 14:24
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Great Misty. You really looked great. Great to meet you as well at Minami. Shame that it was on Sun night whilst I was half asleep. LOl! I hope to meet you again.

by Sephirayne on Saturday, 4 April, 2009 - 23:55
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hehe very cool its nice to see pokemon is still loved ^^ great misty, i think u should still show one with shiny tights im sure it wouldn't matter and id love to see the staryu

by timpey on Wednesday, 22 April, 2009 - 13:26
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Pink hoodie ftw! Haha. x

by NakedSalad on Monday, 28 March, 2011 - 22:49

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Travelling with Staryu (Posted 19th March 2010)

Since I was taking the train down to MinamiCon, and I was also carrying craploads of other stuff (1 large suitcase, 1 heavy backpack, a skateboard and... A GIANT STAR FISH) I had to find a way to keep Staryu protected and also a way to carry him... somehow... this is what I came up with (a sheet and some strips of black fabric).

...my friends decided to dub him "bondage star"... I.. I don't even... HE'S A STAR FISH, JEEZ.

Staryu Back (Posted 19th March 2010)

Just an extra entry so you can see the back of Staryu.

Staryu Finished! (Posted 19th March 2010)

I hot-glued the gem in (not very securely I might add... it kept on falling out at MinamiCon) and he was done!

Staryu pt. 5 (Posted 30th March 2009)

Next, I gave it quite a few layers of paint. I used a textured spraypaint to give Staryu a starfish-like appearance :D

Staryu pt. 4 (Posted 30th March 2009)

Then, I covered the armoured parts with plaster au paris as well. I quickly popped in the red "gem" for show in this picture, although it wasn't attached at this point.

Staryu pt. 3 (Posted 30th March 2009)

Next, I taped on the "armour" shape on top of the already hardened plaster au paris shell.

Staryu pt. 2 (Posted 30th March 2009)

After taping Staryu together, I covered him in a layer of plaster au paris (aka mod rock) so he would keep his shape before I added on more details.

The red "gem" was a plastic soccer ball that I cut in half and inverted so only the red side would be visible.

Staryu pt. 1 (Posted 30th March 2009)

Lots of people have been asking me how I put together my Staryu, so here's the progress pictures with some explaination!

First of all, using MATH SKILLZ (which I really wasn't ever expecting to use, wtf SOH CAH TOA!) I worked out the exact size that each part of Staryu needed to be to make him height accurate (2'7") and then got to cutting him out and taping him together.