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Rurouni Kenshin by CosplayCousins Rurouni Kenshin by CosplayCousins
as Misao from Rurouni Kenshin:

My friends wanted to put together a Rurouni Kenshin photoshoot and go to a cool looking location to meet up for pictures. Everyone got to choose a character, and I picked Misao.

The costume was pretty easy to make. I bought comfy materials for the top and shorts, and lined it in satin. It felt like I was wearing pajamas! The pink bow was made from slightly shiny taffeta because I wanted it to have a lot of depth in pictures, instead of looking matte like if I had used cotton. I built the wig pretty much from scratch. The base was a horribly abused black bob that happened to be the first wig I ever bought. I hand made wefts and sewed them all around the front to make an asymmetrical look. Misao's hair is still a mystery to me, but I tried my best to recreate it. The long ponytail has little styrofoam balls in the middle to make the sections poof, and I stuck wire through the middle so it would look animated in photos.

This was the largest cosplay group I have ever been a part of.. there were about 15 of us. All kinds of things tried to hold us up during the shoot; it poured rain, cranes swarmed the area and bombarded the ground and everyone's vehicles, at one point a nearby transformer exploded and shot a giant fireball into the sky... but we all pulled through and had a great time!

Peter as Yahiko
Christine as Kenshin
Max as Sanosuke
:iconk-chan323: as Megumi

*Thanks to Will Sullivan for the photo!*



More photos in our Rurouni Kenshin cosplay gallery: [link]
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:iconaikohana:
Aikohana Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
I love this shot.
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io-samma Featured By Owner May 2, 2011
no kaoru? :( what a shame
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CosplayCousins Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Sorry.
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craziiSEH Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2011
nice photo!
it's sad that kaoru-chan is missing T_T
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CosplayCousins Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! I wish we had a Kaoru too! Maybe next time. :)
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craziiSEH Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2011
Yeah! I'm looking forward of seeing the whole cast. I wanna see who plays Kaoru-chan :thanks:
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SlashingDasani Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Lol, very clever!
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Yvee-chan Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! The heights are almost just right! XD
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:iconcosplaycousins:
CosplayCousins Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Haha, thanks! :D
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Kagemusha23 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Yay sano lol
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