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Nobuyuki
06-25-2003, 08:05 PM
For the past few months, I've been staging a cosplay gathering for Anime Expo '03, focused around the current release of "Matrix: Reloaded" and the upcoming "Matrix: Revolutions"

The gathering would consist of a few of the major characters (Neo, Trinity, Morpheus, etc.), but focus on dozens of players acting as "Agents" (a simple costume consisting of a black suit, tie, and glasses). Poses, photos, and some of the more simpler scenes (i.e. "Everyone bum-rush Neo") could be performed.

And then, of course, I find that the Japanese have beat me to it. ^^;


http://members.tripod.co.jp/matorixshibuya/images/CIMG0165_JPG.jpg

This shot was taken in Shibuya Terminal about a week ago, where aproximently 100 "Agents" gathered to reinact scenes from the movie, take pictures, and basicaly amuse the general public.

http://imode85.tripod.co.jp/0615_shibuya02.jpg

More shots and the complete story can be found on This Thread (http://www.rottentomatoes.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=238636&perpage=25&pagenumber=5).

Now I don't expect to find 100 cosplayers in such a short time, but I have had a fair amount of response on the Anime Expo Message Board (http://pub130.ezboard.com/fanimeexpofrm48.showMessage?topicID=13.topic), and would like to ask if members of this board would be interested in joining our group of Agents as well ^^


AX03: Matrix - Multi-Agent Gathering

If you are interested in becoming an Agent..

Who can be an Agent

There are no restrictions on age or gender. Female Agents Welcome ^^

Place and Time

Location: The Hilton in Anehiem - Main Lobby

Time: Thursday, 3pm


Dress Requirements

Black Suit

Black Tie

Black Shoes

Sunglasses (any tint, shade)


Signing Up

To sign up for the gathering, you may either

1. Write to me personaly at Nobu@cox.net

2. Reply to the original thread on the Anime Expo Message Board (http://pub130.ezboard.com/fanimeexpofrm48.showMessage?topicID=13.topic)

3. Or simply reply to this thread ^^


Sign up deadline is Wednesday, July 2nd

~Nobu~

Karisu-sama
06-25-2003, 08:32 PM
Trinity shall join you. ^^

Nobuyuki
06-25-2003, 09:00 PM
Excellent! Thank you, Karisu ^^

~Nobu~

Goth Kitty 22
06-25-2003, 10:33 PM
I already posted a link in the Osaka thread. But I was too lazy to do anything more than post a link. :rolleyes:

unknown
06-26-2003, 03:15 PM
uhm..i saw a guy dressed up as ghost at fanime 2003. i dont' think anyone knew who he was unless they played enter the matrix. looked just like him too.. simple suit, shades, same build, gotee, and a shaved head. maybe he'll be there at ax2k3.. that'd be a nice addition to your group. too bad i didnt' catch a name.. just a photo.

now where's niobi in her brown alligator skin suit.. :P

pakachu420
06-26-2003, 03:21 PM
well, i'm trying to grow back my mustache and ghoatee for Ghost but if i cant you may have another agent.
one or the other^^;; (but my suits more of a dark grayish kinda thing...)

Chai
07-09-2003, 04:20 AM
hey, whats up nobu?? ^_^ It seem like your located in phoenix. Yea, like to met up with you if you care too. Just IM on AIM. (Kanvis) or email me : kanvischan@hotmail.com well hope to here from you ~_^

Karisu-sama
07-09-2003, 06:01 AM
I had a blast. ^______^ Lets do it again. ^_______^

Anyone get good pics?? (Won't know about ours until the film scanner gets back from the repair shop. )

Nobuyuki
07-09-2003, 03:26 PM
Karisu! Thank you for being our Trinity! You handled every pose and sequence with such professionalism, and your costume was both sexy and convincing ^_^

And thank you to all the agents and characters who made it to the gathering - Kitsune of the Anime Expo boards suggested that he took 70 (!!) shots over the full course of the gathering, and will be posting there shortly.

Thank you again for making my first gathering a successful one. Hope to see all of you (plus a few more ^_^) at the next gathering

~Nobu

Adella
07-09-2003, 03:51 PM
Karisu like *IS* Trinity. seriously O_O ::Stare::

unknown
07-10-2003, 11:33 AM
oooh i wanna see pictures! where can i see those 70 shots of the matrix gathering? :o

Cassandra
07-21-2003, 08:36 PM
I know I'm resurrecting an old thread....but have any pictures from the gathering been posted yet? I wanna see!!!

Nobuyuki
07-21-2003, 10:28 PM
Unfortunatly, UreKitsune, the photographer, hasn't posted online yet - I'll see if I can get a hold of him within the week ^^

Karisu-sama
07-21-2003, 11:56 PM
I want to see 'em too, you know. ~______^