Simon (Commander-in-Chief ) - Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Worn AtMinamicon 16 (2010)




Originally worn for a TokyoPop REcon in Plymouth; i never finished it to a standard i was happy with.

This is second character from Gurren Lagann i've cosplayed.

I'm gonna try and see if i can make this one from scratch and do most of sewing myself (with a little help from Defrain).

13/05/09: bought some stuff to go towards this cosplay today.
Thought i'd tease you all by letting you know it's a Gurren Lagann cosplay (question is which character? :P).

19/05/09: bought some trousers from a surplus military shop down the road from me today for £6.99. They'll need taking up a bit, but since i need to modify them anyway, that's not a big issue. Also i can tell you it's not Rossiu.

02/06/09: ordered the wig off ebay.

30/06/09: finished the shirt the other day, now with just over a week to go i need to really press on with the trousers and he spats.


GAINAX posted on 13 May, 2009 - 23:37
You're doing Kamina? :o

eva_fan posted on 13 May, 2009 - 23:54
Ha ha ha...... I wish. i really doubt i have the body to pull him off. T_T I'll drop more hints to who it is at some point.

Mothfox posted on 17 May, 2009 - 14:45
its not Roisu is it?

Mothfox posted on 2 July, 2009 - 21:09
The Shirt looks awesome!

snailojisan posted on 3 July, 2009 - 22:30
nice one

Inuyoku posted on 7 March, 2010 - 15:01
Looks good so far :)

eva_fan posted on 8 March, 2010 - 00:24
Oh thanks Inuyoku. I'll try and upload some more progress pictures this week.

Inuyoku posted on 8 March, 2010 - 11:07
Mainly just expo's cause I don't want to book to much time off work otherwise they might get annoyed, the only Con im planning on going to is a small one in Derby near me :)

street-angel posted on 31 March, 2010 - 20:23
I'm making time-skip Nia for Minami :3 My foam armour fell apart for younger Nia anyway XD

Mothfox posted on 11 April, 2010 - 21:36
Im liking the new collar chris ^^ should be awesome at minami

street-angel posted on 19 April, 2010 - 17:28
We really should XD Amecon it is! Finish the coat :p

Defrain posted on 21 April, 2010 - 20:14
some good shots

Mothfox posted on 28 April, 2010 - 17:39
pretty cool ^^

street-angel posted on 28 April, 2010 - 19:22
hehe nice grave shot :3

To-Do List

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Progress Journal

Ready for Minami Con 16 (Posted 15th April 2010)

Well it's done (and just in time).

Didn't get the jacket done, but i plan to re-wear this at Ame, so the jacket should be done by then.

No sash either, but ass it's only ever seen with the jacket, that can also wait.

The shirt - Progress. (Posted 14th June 2009)

well i've got the stars applied to the shirt via an iron on adhesive (thanks Defrain).
The pipping cored is now finished and just needs to be sewn into the collar.
I've got the first of 2 epilets completed; and i have to say i'm quite happy with the way it's turned out. Not bad for someone who hasn't done a lot of sewing on a costume before.