Sailor Moon S
Last Updated: 06-07-2010
This was a borrowed costume from my friend Amber (who is Ammie here on Cosplay.com) that I was truly honoured to wear.
Like a lot of people, watching Sailor Moon in the mid 90s was my entrance point into the realm of Anime and Manga. I was hooked on SM from the first episode (I think one of my best friends, Kristin, who can remember what I was like then, would say I was a little too obsessed with the show). XD I can remember going to see a Sailor Moon stage show that was put on at a big summer exhibition in Toronto and being enthralled by the costumed actors. It was magical.
Now 15 years later, to finally Cosplay from the series was like a dream come true. I've always wanted to Cosplay as a Sailor Scout (when I was a kid my mother made me a Sailor Moon costume, which I proudly wore for a couple of Halloweens) but I never knew who I could pull off, nor did I feel like I could pattern a nice fuku. While, I still probably can't make my own Sailor uniform that would look clean and so tailored, but my wonderful friend Amber asked me to Cosplay as Saturn with her as Pluto as part of a Sailor Moon group that my friend Glay, along with her sister, were organizing with several other fantastic ladies. They were a couple of Scouts short to have a full group and Amber had a Saturn costume that she had made in her closet that would fit me. I had never really thought about Cosplaying Saturn before, but my shortness and my pale skin made this Scout a good choice for me.
When I got to wear the costume on Friday of AN 2010 I was blown away by the beauty of the costume, besides having some minor troubles with my short limbs and the fit of the gloves and the boots, the fuku fit wonderfully and I even got to borrow Amber's silence glaive, which was stunning.
Being part of a big Sailor Moon group was a a lot of fun! The other group members looked gorgeous. Their attention to detail was amazing. I just feel bad that I didn't make my own fuku so I feel like I didn't deserve to be part of the group.
I'm seriously tempted to commission Amber to make me my own custom Sailor Scout costume because Cosplaying from Sailor Moon is an experience that I will always treasure. I'll be borrowing an Eternal Sailor Saturn costume from Amber for a group Amber is organizing for Fan Expo this year so I'm looking forward to Cosplaying this scout again in the future! (^^)
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