28th June 2009: Complete! Costume was completed yesterday night, but I was too lazy to get on my comp to write my journey as you can imagine that I fell asleep. I eventually decided to make the beige jacket myself because the quotes from comissioners were ridiculously high! the cheapest quote was £40 and the highest was £116 which excludes shipping. Damn! those comissioners making so much profit with labour for a simple jacket. Anyways I brought 2m of beige cotton from Fancy Silk stores @ £4.99 per metre and it took approximtely 2 days to complete.
Costume is ready for AyaCon! I have enough spare fabric to make the summer uniform, so if I have the time I'll probably make it because I predict Aya will be a very hot summer Con and the winter school uniform felt so hot.
Random fact ~ This is my cheapest cosplay which costs £10.49 in total!
30th May 2009: Almost there (without jacket) Costume is almost complete expect I'm missing the beige jacket which is the most important part of the costume. If I can find someone to comission it for me at a fair price, then I may end up buying it otherwise I'll be staying up until 5am sewing! it does not take long to make the jacket however I'm bearing in mind that I still have a lot of work on my Sakura costume.
My pigtails are not accurate, but there is NO way I'm cutting my hair OR getting a wig for a simple costume which would only be worn once or twice. Infact my hair looks more like Ami Koshimizu (Tenma's actress) in the School Rumble musical.
20th May 2009: Ebaying I wanted to concentrate on my other AyaCon costumes, so I went on Ebay to buy parts of the costume. Today I won a pleated red skirt and red hair elastics. It was my 3rd attempt to bid on a suitble red pleated skirt though the skirt I won is not 100% accurate, in fact it looks more like the skirt in the School Rumble musicals. All thats left is the beige jacket which hopefully I will start soon otherwise I may end up getting it comissioned to save time on my other cosplays.
So far I spent £6.50 on the costume and I hope it does not go above £15 because I'm a cheap skate.
Littlerascal92 - 20th May 2009
I love School Rumble, one of my fav manga too! Can't wait to see this, i like Tenma soo much ^^!!
Spirit Of The Stage - 2nd June 2009
TENMA-CHHAAAAAANNNN! Looks super cute (despite knowing you're evilness...) Almost tempted to do Harima now...
Tsuchinoko - 28th June 2009
Yey, congrats on completion =D
eternal_aranel - 23rd August 2009
So cute! Its nice to see a School Rumble cosplay!
ladywhitetiger - 1st June 2010
You make a really cute Tenma <3
School Rumble is so awesome! 8D
FusionRose - 13th June 2010
you make such a cute tenma =D love this ^_^
NorthamptonGuy - 31st December 2011
Well hopefully I'll meet this Tenma another time :)
I love yo''.ga, no I love yodelling, no I love yo-yo's, no (I can't say it)..
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