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Odhinn
12-18-2005, 01:12 AM
HIHI okay so im trying to put together an Ichigo costume and I dont know where to begain with his sword any help would be apresiated.


Ichigo's sword (http://aznapplehead.blogdrive.com/images/bleach%20_%20ichigo_%201.jpg)

HybridTwist
12-18-2005, 04:04 PM
The link doesn't work. Which version our you doing? The original, released or Ban Kai?

If it's the released form, I helped someone with theirs, check out the thread:

http://forums.cosplay.com/showthread.php?t=70192

green_with_Envy
12-18-2005, 05:19 PM
I have a friend that just recently cosplayed Ichigo and made his HUGE sword. I'll ask if I can give out his AIM name, then maybe he can give you some pointers.

Odhinn
12-18-2005, 06:29 PM
well thanks state... Ill go for the released one ^_^ and out of curiosity how long did the entire sword end up being?

Eleryth
12-18-2005, 10:53 PM
My boyfriend made out out of cardboard and black and white tape. It's about as tall as he is, and super cheap (less than $10 to make). It was only for Halloween, though, but it went over really well and looked good from far away.

He used some sort of gardening rod for the middle strengthener bit (you could use pvc pipe, it's just not readily available where we are right now) and built the sword around that. It's 3D, not flat, and he made spacers (triangle shaped) to hold the sword out so that it didn't collapse and still maintain the angle down to the blade edge.

HybridTwist
12-20-2005, 02:54 PM
I made my sword about 6ft (that's how tall I am). So when you make your sword, make it as tall as you are.

Lyte
12-20-2005, 08:33 PM
toysnjoys (http://toysnjoys.com/bleach_cosplay.html) is gonna start carrying an inflatable version of ichigo's sword soon

Odhinn
12-21-2005, 11:50 PM
yeh I heard about the inflatable sword... I think that would look kinda rediculous lol ^_^ and thanks for all the advice people ^_^