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I love to cosplay the evil characters of the series, it just seems that they always have the best outfits and weapons >8D

Back about 10 years ago I remember seeing some cosplays on the internet from America and I was HORRIFIED. I remember thinking "Why the hell would you want to dress up like that!?!"... Oh how wrong I was!

A few years later on a whim I found the Tokyotoys website,and they were having their first store opening in Telford. I decided to go and see what it was about. I remember wearing a black coat, so whilst there I bought a toy gun and a large hat to cosplay as an assassin just to join in with the rest of the group. It was there that I met some of my oldest friends and I've never looked back since!

I decided then to make sure I could do the best cosplay I physically could, I went to a tailor and pestered him to teach me how to make a basic suit, etc...
Six months later I was able to make a basic suit 8D

With this knowledge I attended the MCM expo and debuted my Suzaku cosplay, I was astonished to be asked to come on stage with the final 3 groups. Since then I had the honor of being asked to JUDGE an MCM expo (It's INCREDIBLY hard and I was shaking when I came off stage) and I'm attempting now to go into the realms of ARMOUR!

Recently I looked back at my cosplays and thought "That cost several hundred pounds to make, how can I do it cheaper but still keep the quality there...?" I realised that I was making the cosplay in a true style (as in you could wear it everyday and it would be fine) I am currently trying out cutting a few corners to save money but keeping the quality of the cosplay the same.


If I could give any new or old cosplayer a single piece of advice it would be:

IRON IT!

An anime character always has perfect clothing, and the only way close to achieving that is to iron your outfit! 8D

Last online 5 years ago

A Narrowboat On A Canal

Joined: 4th Jan 2009

Completed costumes: 6

Photos uploaded: 68

Progress journals: 66

Events attended: 10

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May
25th

London MCM Expo May 2012
Heian Era Monk

Feb
19th

Midlands MCM Expo 2011
Imperial Steam Tank

Oct
24th


May
23rd

London MCM Expo May 2009
Heian Era Monk

Oct
25th

London MCM Expo October 2008
Charles Di Britannia


May
24th

London MCM Expo May 2008
Kururugi Suzaku


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