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Old 04-29-2017, 11:45 PM   #46
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This is the kind of look he imagines himself to present.
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Here's a guy that had a different mask. The masks are coooool, and I'm sure SonofV and I will return to this design to make some of our own.
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This one this year was really fun, but not super durable.
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Testing out the fur foxskin on your noggin, you know, research.
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:48 PM   #47
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A few shots of the mask / costume contstruction process. Mask plus beak.
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Paper mache, lighter is better.
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Goofy glasses.
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Sewing the cloak.
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:51 PM   #48
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Klaus was something of a ladykiller. One gal actually wanted our picture to be an action shot where I was punching her. Weirdos.
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Yep, this is where I spent a lot of time this year. Shocker, right? Fun topic this hour!
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Hey look! Ginko from Mushisi, my character from last year (or that other year, they kinda blur together.)
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And Zero from Year Two!
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:53 PM   #49
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Some people pick a character to dress up as because they already have the hair, I guess.
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Yeah, wigs are hot at SakuraCon.
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Some others are in the hair lifestyle, 24x7x365. Super impressive.
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Some other people don't want you to see their hair.
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:56 PM   #50
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Some traveled with entourages.
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Group costumes are popular.
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Some were just cool all by their damn selves.
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WTF? She spent the whole con being hauled around? Dedication.
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:58 PM   #51
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Oh, wait. *THIS* is Wtf, the element of surprise. Lots of clever, cool tshirts.
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Some were more laid back.
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And some only needed One Punch, Man.
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And come with their own AMV. Singular Strike Gentleman. Yeah, back in the theater. Naturally.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:02 AM   #52
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This year SonofV provided the suggestion for the subject of my cosplay efforts: Sir Crocodile of One Piece. "Please be aware, before progressing any further, that this site contains heavy SPOILERS"
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SonofV chose to be a Spider Splicer. This isn't a screengrab, but it's a good sample of what he was shooting for.
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We're not really mortal enemies.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:05 AM   #53
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There's some variation among the details of the source images for each character. I chose a white fur collar and my shoes didn't have buckles, nor did I wear the costume jewelry rings I bought.
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SonofV's mask didn't have bunny ears or a bird's beak, but plenty of blood. Really, a lot of blood.
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A sample of his hooks.
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An early pre-release version of my hook. First year each character featured hooks--coincidence.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:07 AM   #54
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My choice this year was very popular (Thanks son!). It also helped that the anime has been running for several years and has many friends. (Cosplay) friends of mine I was just meeting.
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SonofV had his usual good time out at the Glomp court.
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Outside I encountered many people who wanted their picture with me.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:09 AM   #55
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And inside too. This last guy was so cool, he's from a band, Mystery Skulls.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:11 AM   #56
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Some of the people inside were just cool cosplayers. Lots of people like having their picture taken with Master Chief, just like SonofV from 2010.
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And the twins from Ouran High School Host Club, serious comedy. This pair has brought them to life.
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I really don't know what character she's portraying, but her makeup is flawless.
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Some of them just wanted *my* picture, I stole this from they guy's facebook feed after SonofV alerted me to having been tagged in an adjacent picture by one of his friends. I feel so famous.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:14 AM   #57
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Now there were a lot of people also cosplaying characters from One Piece. I was greeted by many of them as they knew me far more often than I recognized them.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:17 AM   #58
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Eventually I was invited to a group picture with the many One Piece cosplayers. I was very flattered. "One of us!". This young lady was playing Luffy, the central character of the whole show. She guided me to this mob.
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Some groups from specific story arcs.
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Really, there were a *lot* of One Piece-ers. I had a wonderful time. By the way, I'm in this picture taken by SonofV who had climbed to the top of the fountain to take this picture.
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Old 05-01-2017, 08:01 AM   #59
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Wow, V. Those are some elaborate costumes!
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Old 05-01-2017, 10:22 AM   #60
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I think this line's mostly filler.
 
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SonofV chose Rorschach from Watchmen. Strictly speaking Watchmen isn't an anime, but who's counting? He drew inspiration from a variety of sources in the years to come, and he had a lot of company in that approach.

Not sure who the cutie in yellow is...
That's Silk Spectre, also from Watchmen.
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