Steve Bennett designed the mascot and he used me as a visual model at the time. So I naturally made the costume. I've got to take some better shots cause the one of me is bad and the other picture I have is of my staffers in the Tanuki-chan outfits. The second one was based off of fan-art and I like the variation.
Anyway, the costume is very simple. The strapless bra is covered by stretch velvet, stitched on by hand. The shorts are also spandex and the jacket is made from a polyester satin. It's lined with cotton fabric. The jacket is the best thing though. It's lined and soooo cozy.
The hat's been crushed and replaced many many times...