The skull is top-notch. The taped blade brings the whole piece down, though. Since you did ask for suggestions, I think that airbrushed dull silver would look better. An airbrush doesn't glop up a prop like spray paint can. But definately find a substitute for the tape.
Wonderful job on the rest of the sword, though. Something to be proud of.
No I do not have Pocky. Nor do I care for any ramen, thank you. AAARGH!