I've been wanting to do a Pokémon gijinka costume for awhile now, and thought that Voltorb would be a good one to start with. This is my own design, and it was an easy costume to put together. The most challenging aspect was getting the placement of the eyes correct. I wanted them to be just beneath my chest so that the eyelids would have a 3-dimensional look (similar to the official Voltorb art) ^_-.
While I was walking around the con several people called out: "It's Voltorb! Don't make her mad or she'll self-destruct!"
Thankfully everyone I met that day was very nice to me ^_^.
Edit: Thanks so much to the folks at Unreality Magazine for doing an article on my Voltorb cosplay! It's titled "Sexy Voltorb Pushes the Bounds of Possibility and Reason" and was published on 04/07/2011. I'm truly flattered *^^*.
Edit: Thank you TechEBlog for naming my Voltorb one of the "Coolest Pokemon Costumes EVER"!
Edit: Thanks to AllAboutAnything for including my Voltorb costume in their "Kosupure Done Right" article!
Edit: Smosh included my Voltorb gijinka in their "Epic Pokemon Cosplay" feature! Thank you Smosh!
Edit: Much appreciation to Krystian M. over at BuzzFeed for including my Voltorb gijinka in his 'Pokemon Gijinka Cosplays' article!
Edit: Thank you to elitehamstersquad for featuring my Voltorb costume in their article titled 'Sexy Voltorb Lady'!
Edit: The folks at Dorkly.com have showcased my Voltorb cosplay! Very cool *^^*. Thank you!
Edit: Thank you to eBaum's World for including my Voltorb gijinka in their "Sexy Girls in Pokemon Cosplay" collection.
Edit: I just learned that the 'Mozquitoo' blog site featured my Voltorb cosplay in their "Girls in Pokemon Costumes" blog. Thank you Mosquito!
Edit (07/31/2014): I'm a meme @_@.
Edit (08/07/2014): Monroe has immortalized my Voltorb cosplay!
Edit (09/23/2014): Dorkly has included me in their "The 30 Most Bizzare Pokemon Cosplays Ever" feature. I'm on page 3.
Edit (02/18/2015): Dorkly strikes again!!! ^_- Thanks for including me in your 'The Wonderful World of PokéCosplay' article. (Look for me on page 5.)
Edit (03/31/2015): I'm one of Design Bump's "10 Weird and Funny Pokemon Cosplayers". :P
Edit (02/25/2016): Many thanks to the Catalonian website Animesicosplay for featuring my Voltorb and Electrode gijinkas in their article about electric pokemon: COSPLAY DE POKEMONS ELECTRICOS 1 PARTE. ^_^
One of TechEBlog's "Coolest Pokemon Costumes EVER"! (10/22/2011)
Featured in AllAboutAnything's "Kosupure Done Right" article! (09/12/2011)
Featured in Smosh's "Epic Pokemon Cosplay" lineup! (04/01/2011)