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Unread 05-11-2007, 06:57 AM   #1
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Wheelchaired Character?

I'm wanting to invite my friend to attend an anime con with me, however, she's paralyzed from the waist down, but even so, I know she would want to cosplay something, but she'd only do it if it were a wheelchaired character.

Yeah, she's picky like that.

I have thought about it, but I can't think of any over the top of my head. She's not really into the crossplay thing, so pretty much what I'm looking for suggestions of, is a female anime/manga character in a wheelchair.

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Unread 05-11-2007, 07:37 AM   #2
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Sorry the only one I can think of is Cloud from ff7. Maybe do WallMarket cloud?
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Unread 05-11-2007, 07:44 AM   #3
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I would say use the wheelchair as a chance to make a character that people can't normally make because the costume is too restricting on the feet. I've seen someone do a mermaid with a Count D from Petshop of Horrors and she could do the tail because she was in a wheelchair. So I'd say try to find something with a tail, it'd be the most different. Or of course there's Rufus from FF7 hehe.
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Unread 05-11-2007, 08:36 AM   #4
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The video game Phantom Brave has a girl in a wheelchair. Her name is Castile. She's brown haired with a pink dress, pretty easy costume. Some of the images have her holding a Putty, which would make a fun plush prop.
Here's the official website with an image of her in the wheelchair, just click on her name:
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Unread 05-11-2007, 08:38 AM   #5
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It's not anime/manga but Oracle from the Birds of Prey comic. She used to be Batgirl. Her clothes are also pretty much just normal clothes. Wearing a headset and having girls with you dressed as Huntress and/or Black Canary is what's going to make it recognizable.

Oh, and back to anime/manga there's Shuko from Angelic Layer. I think the best accessory one could have for that would be to have an Athena doll.

And off into musicals/literature, there's Nessa Rose from Wicked. Pictures from the musical shouldn't be too hard to find.

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Unread 05-11-2007, 08:51 AM   #6
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I'm pretty sure that the anime version of Integra Hellsing ended up in a wheelchair at some point.
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Unread 05-11-2007, 10:05 AM   #7
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Hinoto from X would be passable, as she's unable to walk. You could get a Kamui to wheel or around. Or it would be amusing to have a Kanoe do it. ^_^

Also, injured Rei from Evangelion. I saw it done at Animazement one year by a girl with a broken leg.

As others suggested, FFVII: AC Rufus is always recognizeable.
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Unread 05-11-2007, 10:30 AM   #8
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Mashiro Kazahana from My-Hime is at times portrayed to be in a wheelchair,
but does stand sometimes aswell. She is often seen with her maid Fumi Himeno.
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Unread 05-11-2007, 10:59 AM   #9
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Hayate Yagami of Nanoha A's was shown in a wheelchair throughout this season and also Nunnally of Code Geass
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Unread 05-11-2007, 12:36 PM   #10
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seconding Nunnally from Geass!! she's adorable and so many people WANT to cosplay her but can't because they lack wheelchairs~

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Unread 05-11-2007, 12:42 PM   #11
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Unread 05-11-2007, 01:13 PM   #12
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Not Anime, but in the Drama 1 litre of tears the main character Aya Ikeuchi is in a wheelchair for part of the series. Though, I'm not sure what you could do to make it recognizable. Maybe if you did her sailor style uniform?
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Unread 05-11-2007, 01:19 PM   #13
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Subaru from .hack//SIGN is in a wheelchair. More specifically, the person who plays the Subaru character in The World. She could cosplay the character avatar, to be recognized.
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Unread 05-11-2007, 04:38 PM   #14
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She could always do Mariko from Elfen Lied. Not only is she adorable but she is also creepy as all hell lol. I'd love to cosplay her!
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Unread 05-11-2007, 04:47 PM   #15
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I've also seen people use their wheel chairs to make cars around them, so perhaps if there's any female drivers from Speed Racer (Trixie?) or Initial D?
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