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Unread 07-31-2013, 03:19 PM   #46
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My first cosplay was Mokona from CLAMP series. The actual outfit was really good and nothing feel apart, but I had no wig, no makeup, and no idea how to pose. I actually fixed it up and I want to wear it out if I can :3
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Unread 07-31-2013, 08:09 PM   #47
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Mine was Black Canary, it wasn't too terrible, I just bought most of the stuff and put it together though. I could have had better boots. I made a jacket but never wore it because I didn't line it and it was itchy! I also had no clue how to be in character, because I'm shy and didn't know all that much about the character (I was going with a guy as Green Arrow and I just liked making costumes) which I think was a worse choice than any construction problems.
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Unread 07-31-2013, 08:23 PM   #48
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My first Cosplay was when I was 16! that's like 6-7 years ago......damn.

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Unread 07-31-2013, 10:28 PM   #49
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My first cosplay was regular Luffy from One Piece, and everything I thought was great, except the vest! It had fake buttons and was very boxy like since a friend's mom helped me make it and didn't know how to do button holes. Never using that vest again and have since gotten a better one
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Unread 08-01-2013, 12:47 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by Naiagu View Post
:0 I also did a Misa closet cosplay, not my first but that happened... I know how you feel ><
ahaha it seems like a popular beginner's cosplay. I'm doing it for otakon (my first con) hopefully i won't feel horrible about it. also doing Ritsuka from Loveless and Road from D. greyman. I want to try everything on beforehand and make sure i'm happy with everything and not missing anything so i'll maybe get some pics and put them up so you guys can critique/heckle
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Unread 08-01-2013, 12:59 AM   #51
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My first cosplay was Sakura Shinguji from Sakura Taisen. I wore it at Anime Boston 2012. Sadly, I wasn't able to wear the wig because I lost my wig cap. It was bought online. I don't have any pics of it, but I still have it.
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Unread 08-01-2013, 01:02 AM   #52
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My first cosplay was actually my Black Star xD I had lots of help making it though o3o
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Unread 08-01-2013, 10:29 AM   #53
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If we want to go waaaaay back, there was one time in middle school where I wore a short Gothic dress with Chobits ears to a manga event at the local bookstore... But it wasn't really an intentional cosplay (plus it was embarrassing) so I'm going to say it doesn't count.

My first real cosplay, as in, I decided I wanted to cosplay the character and made the outfit from scratch cosplay, was Hitomi Kanzaki from Vision of Escaflowne. I think I did an okay job all things considered. Obviously there are a lot of things I would do differently if I were making it now (tailoring the jacket better, for example) but it was decent for my first serious costume. I also didn't wear a wig the first time, because I had short red hair at the time, but I figured out pretty quickly that it didn't quite work and got a wig.

I've actually been considering revisiting it soon, maybe tailoring the jacket properly and making a new shirt and bow. She's one of my favorite characters ever, so it might be worth it to wear again.

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Unread 08-01-2013, 11:25 AM   #54
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Alright! First cosplay overall was Princess Peach from Super Mario Series! (and I've got no pictures of it Dx)
But my first cosplay at a convention was Cure Moonlight Mirage from Heartcatch Pretty Cure! (pictures are in my gallery ^^)
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Unread 08-01-2013, 12:46 PM   #55
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I think my first cosplay, Luxray, was pretty good, even though everyone thought I was Luxio or Shinx. >>; I wore it at Florida Anime Experience, 2 Anime Days, and then retired it since I felt 3 times was satisfying. I'll miss wearing it!
I no longer cosplay.
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Unread 08-01-2013, 02:26 PM   #56
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If we're talking about the first time I did it, then I was a store bought Sailor Moon in 5th Grade. All the kids at the daycare seemed to love it. My first cosplay at a con however was Soi Fong (Suž-Fēng), and this was back in my days of starting out, where I felt a wig wasn't important and that I could use my real hair. Boy was that a doosy.
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Unread 08-01-2013, 06:36 PM   #57
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Oh jeez, my first cosplay was probabblyyyy when I was Harley Quinn. It was pretty bad, I bought the costume from a Halloween store, so it was made of fake velvet and was really ill-fitting. The whole thing was about three inches short on both my arms and legs, and the hood didn't cover my neck all the way. Needless to say, I think I'm getting better.

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Unread 08-02-2013, 09:12 AM   #58
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Well this is my first cosplya from the TV series Star Trek Enterprise, it had some modifications, put in escence it is the same as the picture shows
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Unread 08-02-2013, 09:36 AM   #59
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My first cosplay was Momiji from Fruits Basket. I got a local seamstress to make me both the shorts and skirt for the uniform so I could be Tohru later too.

I got a wig but never did bind, *sigh*. Girl!Momiji for the win?
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Unread 08-02-2013, 03:40 PM   #60
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My first cosplay was Iruka from Naruto. It would have been a lot better if I'd used appropriate fabric. I did not.



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