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never got to do one of these but i always enjoyed reading them.

post yourself, cosplay you'd like to do/have done in the past, give some context, and help others with suggestions.

as always, give suggestions in order to recieve them.
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ran out of room but i'm pretty chatty/extroverted so i prefer to cosplay characters that are a little more bubbly (or at least eccentric) or else something feels off.
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dropped pic
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>>10370205
You'd look 12 if you weren't 130 lbs. You'd do best as Okdaira and Kiki if you don't want to show a lot, which is fine.
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>>10370205
The entire bottom row.
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>>10370205
If you are willing to lose weight I think you'd make a good Futaba. Not that you are fat but Futaba is really skinny & waif like. Those shorts are very unforgiving imo, but you could choose another one of her outfits, like the cargo pants one. The other choices are really nice too, especially Kiki and Akira.
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>>10370205
I think the bottom right character would suit you best! Also the pic of you with the braids reminds me of Beverly Marsh for some reason, I think you could pull her off well!
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>>10370546
You'd be perfect as Catherine!
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>>10370546
Your top right picture screams Saki Hanajima from Fruits Basket to me. I think all of your choices suit you well, but if I had to pick one I'd say Stocking. Some other characters that would suit you would be Allister from Sword and Shield, Android 18 from Dragon Ball, Ryuko from Kill A Kill, or Bishamon from Norgami.
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>>10370205
Futaba definitely, but I could also see you as Lotte from Little Witch Academia (or even Akko), Pudding from Tokyo Mew Mew, Riko from Made in Abyss, Crona or Medusa from Soul Eater and Yuki from School Live. Young, bubbly, and childish characters seem like they would fit you best.
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>>10370854
>Crona or Medusa
no.
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>>10370860
Well, that's the beauty of a suggestion. You don't have to take it. I was trying to incorporate some variety into the suggestions, but okay!
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>>10370205
You'd make a good princess daisy.
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>>10370938
don't worry, that wasn't the anon you were responding to (me), i appreciate your suggestions!
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>>10370957
Oh! Well, I'm glad you appreciate them. I hope that there was at least one in there that you liked
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The con I usually go to might be cancelled, so I might just scrap all of these and make a Solaire of Astora cosplay instead. Fast and mostly easy.
Feel free to recommend me anything though.

>>10370205
Pippi longstocking. On a slightly more serious note, your whole list looks good for you, even though I don't know the bottom three

>>10370546
Ashe gets my vote, but Stocking is a close second. Have you considered Mercy as well?
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>>10371005
I would say Obi is your best one here. I really want to say Wolverine but you look too friendly!
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>>10371005
you're adorable anon!
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>>10371005
You'd make a great Obi-wan but there are never too many Solaires
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>>10370205

You'd look great dressed like Kasane teto from vocaloid

>>10370546
You'd kill it as Ashe

>>10371005
From the list i choose Wolverine

If you are open to video game cosplay, I'd suggest the eponymous Sekiro from Sekiro: Shadow die twice
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>>10371746
>Kasane teto from vocaloid
Not OP, but I see it.
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>>10370205 Futaba easily
>>10370546 I'd go with ashe
>>10371005 If you want to go through the time and effort of making a full mando I would. I mean I am in eva foam.
>>10371746 I think you could do a pretty cool Nova.
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>>10371035
>>10371166
It'll probably be Obi then
>>10371037
Not a suggestion but thanks
>>10371746
You'd make a really cool Chris Redfield. Goal topless cosplay could be Flex Mentallo, if you feel extra silly/confident (also Stargate kicks ass)
>>10372329
Actually, it would the second Mando armor I'd make. The first one was for a friend and it was good enough to get into the local Mandalorian Mercs group. If you want to make your own, I'd recommend using 3mm plastic sheets instead of eva foam.
Also, do Genji using a mix of that same plastic for the smaller details and then eva foam for the thicker part. Or maybe Doomguy, bonus points for the abs window
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>>10370205
I'm gonna second that other guy's suggestion about Teto, she's super your type. Also, while it may seem silly, maybe Aqua or Megumin from Konosuba.
>>10370546
I'm gonna second your Cheryl idea, she doesn't get enough love. For a personal suggestion, you'd probably do good as Momo from Hero Academia as well.
>>10371746
This might be out of left field, but Gene from God Hand would be great in your hands (no pun intended).
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>>10372560
I’d go with your number 1 cosplay idea
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Last thread died before I got a reply : (
>>10370205
Futaba would be a great option!! Her outfit doesnt look too hard to get but she does show shoulder a lot so I think it's a big part of her image, may be a deal breaker for you.
>>10370546
Agreed with most replies that you'd fit catherine really well though Oliver would be really cute since he's not too masculine and I think your face would work well with younger boys like that.
>>10371005
If you wanna go real deep in to more weeb stuff you could do Michiru from im@s sideM
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>>10371746
>Kasane teto from vocaloid

She's an utau, not a Vocaloid
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>>10374290
Same dif
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First off, thanks for helping me decide on Kass last thread. I took a crack at making a gijinka design for him since I lack the skill to make a proper mascot costume.
I'm preparing to bring my accordion and play several zelda songs while in cosplay, but I also want to play other music for the congoers. What songs do you guys think people would like to hear in the hall of an anime con?

>>10370205
I think any of your top three ideas would be good. I think the bottom three would be hard to recognize if you weren't part of a group.
>>10370546
Seconding Ashe. I think you'd make a nice Palutena from Kid Icarus.
>>10371005
I'd love to see more Belmonts. I could also see you doing Wolfwood from Trigun.
>>10372560
Seconding Ishigami, although I'd like to see what your idea for the Kirby gijinka would be.
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>>10374904
>>10374904
You've done a great job of translating the design elements for Kass's design. It's very recognizable!

>what songs?
Check out your predecessors on youtube and the popular characters of the year. I'd say learn the openings for Sailor Moon, Legend of Zelda, Fire Force, Black Clover, Naruto, etc.
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>>10371005
I can only really comment on the Star Wars costumes since I'm in that sphere.
For the Mandalorian it really comes down to how much money you have. Getting an entire set of armour chromed is ridiculously expensive.
As for Obi-wan, the robed version is perhaps the least costly option. Though the Clone Wars (not The Clone Wars) Obi-wan in phase 1 armour does look pretty sick. Plus you've got the looks.
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>>10375050
Thanks for the advice! I’ve been using this cosplay idea as an excuse to learn songs and watch new anime during quarantine. Some of these shows contain some serious bangers. (lookin at you, Fire Force)
Good idea with looking up people doing similar stuff on youtube, gave me a good indication of what music people would recognize.
I didn’t realize how many Spidermans and Sailor scouts there were at every convention ever.
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im too scared to post a picture of myself on 4chan but this is a good thread idea!
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>>10389270
> Some of these shows contain some serious bangers. (lookin at you, Fire Force)
Right?! I'm glad that the suggestion helped.

>I didn’t realize how many Spidermans and Sailor scouts there were at every convention ever.
lol, yeah it's a staple. Can't stay I don't want to make one for myself either.
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>>10389290
You're not alone in that. I've heard many people say that they feel the same. I wonder if there's a way we can incorporate people who don't want to? These threads die out quickly because the requirement of having to post yourself scares away so many people.
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>>10389318
Perhaps we could tweak the thread's setup a bit to make it clear that you aren't required to post pics of yourself to get suggestions? I was able to get feedback last thread without posting my face, but while making the post I assumed that breaking form would get me ignored into oblivion.
I took a stab at revising the template, what do you guys think?
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>>10389779
Oh you fixed the slight line error thing from the comments box, thank god. A look alike option is an interesting suggestion!
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>>10389779
Not a bad idea really. Should help for those who feel more uncomfortable posting pictures of themselves.
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>>10374270
I’m not really knowledgeable about genderbending/crossplay stuff, but I’d go with Nico. I haven’t seen any of the series’s you listed there, but I was still able to recognize Nico at a first glance.
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>>10389318
>>10389779
It Could be something like a list of traits you like in characters that you’ve cosplayed or plan to cosplay. Then people could suggest characters based off of it.

For example something like;
>Females or feminine guys
>Short or younger characters
>Blue color scheme
>Tan
>No extreme or hard to style hairstyles
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>>10397632
This is an interesting idea!
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>>10370205
I think you'd be a great Mamimi Samijima (FLCL).

>>10370546
Ashe would be fantastic for you.

>>10371005
Of your ideas, I like Obi-Wan the most for you. But I think you could also pull off Joel from the Last of Us really well, or Big Boss or Solid Snake from Metal Gear Solid.

>>10371746
Your pics reminded me of Mugen from Samurai Champloo. That's anime but I think it would fit you pretty well. Of your suggestions I like Chris Redfield the most.

>>10372329
Like someone else said, I think Doomguy would be great for you. If you do the old-school version you can take advantage of your physique too. Other than that I think all your suggestions are cool and the three armors would obviously impress the hell out of everyone you meet at cons.

>>10372560
Ishigami Yu fits you pretty well I think. Outside of your suggestions I think 9S from Nier Automata would be good. You could probably pull off Levi from Attack on Titan too, you seem to be able to capture his general attitude pretty well from your first pic.

>>10374270
I don't know if he is "cute" enough but I think Gon from HxH could be a good cosplay for you. It's also not very hard but very recognizable. Nico is a classic so genderbending her could probably be fun too.

>>10374904
>What anime/videogame songs would people like to hear in the hall of a con?
The ones that would get the biggest reaction/crowd are probably really popular openings or memes. Like Cruel Angel's Thesis, Megalovania, Guren no Yumiya, Unravel or the Pokemon Opening.
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>>10396236
>>10406259
Thanks! I may just go with nico, his design is really cute and not too hard to pull off I think. I also may just cross play since I already have her skirt
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>>10370546
Your a spot on Catherine and Ash. Good luck!
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>>10371746
BRO I think I took a photo with you in SF japantown
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>>10374904
I'd love to hear Lum No Lovesong on the accordion!
>>10374270
You should do a Male Version of Miku Hatsune or cosplay Keito. TONS of outfits!
>>10372560
I'd love to see a Kirby gijinka! I say if you wanna dabble in crossplay start with the OG and cosplay Bridget from guilty gear.
>>10372329
Carbon Fiber Skin Genji or Nihon Genji.
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>>10370205
I think you could pull off Futaba well, Blossom would also be cute
>>10370546
The world needs more pokemon cosplay of gen 4 please cosplay cheryl.
>>10371005

Since you got the beard, I say trim it up and cosplay Mccree from over watch.
>>10371746
Young Genji from overwatch
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>>10412753
Way too fat for Shinji, you should cosplay usagis fat friend from sailor moon.
http://wikimoon.org/index.php?title=Usagi%27s_Fat_Friend
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>>10416625
Post yourself
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>>10416625
Gtfo anachan
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>>10416625
Sailor Moon and the senshi would be disappointed in you.
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>>10370202
Is it possible to do this without showing face (only body and hair)?
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>>10417519
go for it
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>>10417519
use this one
>>10389779
and shoop a celebrity with your general face shape on
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>>10412753
Your pic doesn't really show it, but those measurements mean you're gonna have a hard time with the lucky star or shinji one. Shinji's outfit is from the 90s, which means he wears his pants a bit above the traditional waist, not just above the hips like westerners do. That's a good 4 inches higher, and will make your hips very, very obvious.
If you wanted a crossplay, I'd go for something either with robes (like samurai) or someone with a big untucked shirt.
Also, those are three wildly different flavors of characters. are they favorites of yours, or were they more chosen based on skill level? I can give some suggestions if I know what direction you want
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>>10418036
Hey thanks for the reply! I picked them because I liked them, to kinda give an idea what characters I like
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>>10418226
Then I suggest iguro from demon Slayer, he seems like the type you'd like if you're a fan of shinji.
The hakama pleats will hide your shape well, plus the overcoat and general bagginess. Also, since his coat is just stripes it should be easier to find fabric or make.
Plus, hakama are basically just two large squares pleated and sewn together at the crotch, and the overcoat is literally made of nothing but rectangles. Definitely doable for relatively low skill level.
Either that, or if you want something more challenging, Canute from Vinland saga
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>>10412753
Thanks! I didn't consider vocaloids but its definitely a thought. Like someone probably more knowledgeable than me said, if you want to cross play it may be best to do something with a poofy silhouette to hide a female frame etc. Good luck!
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>>10370205
I think you'd be a perfect futaba and also toko from danganronpa

>>10370546
Catherine would suit you

>>10371005
I think you suit kinda rough, ragged, masc characters in general, but idk what you'd look like dolled up and clean shaven

>>10371746
your ryu cosplay is good dude, you suit his face

>>10372329
How about samurai flamenco?

>>10372560
how would you do kirby exactly?

>>10374270
how about tomie kanagawa?

>>10374904
Sea shanty 2

>>10412753
how about Yukako from jojo? She's kinda spooky
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>>10424979
Your top two would suit you best
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>>10424979
Live action but Klaus from Umbrella Academy
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>>10425220

Robert Sheehan is a baller, I take that as a compliment

>>10425210
yeah I agree. It's the eyes and hair.
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>>10424979
you should cosplay Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo
>>10412753
Lee Kanker from ed edd n eddy
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>>10424979
Cosplay Aizawa already you sleepy looking fuck, you suit him so well
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>>10425275

LOL i'm not black but if I were I'd do it

>>10425731

:3c I've been cutting and growing my hair out for it. I know I could just wear a wig, but I think I could pull it off if I treat it and grow it out more. pic relatred is current hair length-ish
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>>10370546
>>10370600
>>10374270
>>10411512
>>10424979
Message received loud and clear
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>>10431236

looks great dude
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>>10431236
Nice work! The wig looks great.
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>>10431236
Looks great! Your figure fits super well too
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>>10431339
>>10431392
>>10431595
Thanks guys! The wig I got done by a store called HeathersAlelier on Etsy and it’s really good quality. The drills are detachable and super sturdy so it’s very convenient
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>>10432068
>The drills are detachable
That’s awesome. I love modular cosplay stuff so much
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I used to be complete ass at styling wigs, it’s still probably the hardest part of cosplay for me. I just did this one following a spike tutorial, hows it look?
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>>10433584
You probably should've posted this in the self-post thread unless you're relating it directly to a suggestion someone gave you like the last person did, but it looks great.
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>>10434648
Shit you’re right, I posted this in the wrong tab, but thanks!
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Kinda scared about posting myself but this is a really lowpop board so whatever. Open to any suggestions beyond my ideas!

>>10370205
I think that persona character would fit you
>>10370546
Stocking would be cute
>>10371005
I think you'd make a good wolverine
>>10371746
I think I can see robin here
>>10372329
I'm getting heavy Chris Redfield vibes from your first pic
>>10372560
I would pick 1- Ishigamiyu
>>10374270
I think I can see you with the top middle
and bottom middle characters
>>10374904
Roundabout
>>10412753
>>10425275
This but Marie Kanker
>>10424979
Definitely top two
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>>10442754
I suggest you go with Hat Kid. Since you’re new at sewing, you should go with a simple design. Even if you make a few mistakes here and there, you’ll still end up with a recognizable Hat Kid outfit.
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>>10442925
I agree with this poster, and would also add Jinora.
99% of Jinora is the wig; the actual outfit seems to be somewhat simple to make (barring the standing collar, which would need stabilizer). But, idk if you're comfortable with styling wigs.



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