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Unread 04-25-2004, 11:56 PM   #1
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Sakuracon 2004 Reports

Alright. This weekend I had the pleasure of attending Sakuracon 2004 down in Seattle. I only went for the saturday and I drove for 3 hours from Canada and I had a blast. Things I did:

-Watched a Fred "Piro" Gallagher conference. Man he cracks me up, so funny.
-Patrolled the halls getting pictures (Posted at the bottom)
-Watched some anime in one of 3 theatres.
-Attended the art show (wow!)
-SHOPPED (List posted soon)
-Dressed up as Reno of FFVII
-Watched DDR and other various games

It was a blast! It was in 3 different buildings and I stayed there allll day. One building was meant for simply shopping and I found everything I was looking for (but didn't buy ALL of it due to prices). Things I did get were:

-MegaTokyo Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Mangas
-FLCL Vol. 2 Manga
-FFX-2 Rikku figure
-Evangelion Unit 02 Figure
-FFX-2 Rikku keychain

I saw some of the best costumes ever at this convention. And I took pictures of all the characters that I saw and actually knew who they were. THERE IS A LONG LIST:
(Tell me if any of these are YOU! Or if you know them!)

Tifa and Me!
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc24.jpg

Yuffie and Me!
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc25.jpg

Cloud and Rinoa (Whoa...nice Cloud)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc02.jpg

Rikku (this has to be the cutest)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc03.jpg

Kid Haruko
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc04.jpg

Haruko and Amarao
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc05.jpg

Seifer hugging....Auron?
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc06.jpg

Aeris!
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc07.jpg

Songstress Yuna
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc08.jpg

Paine, Songstress Yuna, and Squall
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc09.jpg

Duel Weilder (Kingdom Hearts Deep Dive)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc10.jpg

Chrono Trigger Cast (Crono, Lucca, Ayla)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc11.jpg

Black Mage vs. White Mage
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc12.jpg

Kefka (NIIICE)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc13.jpg

Tifa (You can't really see but her hair is actually down to her...it's where it should be!)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc14.jpg

Paine and Aeris
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc15.jpg

Sora (Kingdom Hearts 2. This guy's outfit is made entirely out of coloured tape)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc17.jpg

Noface and Chihiro (Spirted Away)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc18.jpg

Chun-Li (Yatta!)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc19.jpg

Cid (FFVII)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc20.jpg

Evangelion Cast (Aida, Shinji, Asuka, Rei, Kaji, Misato, Gendo)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc21.jpg

San (Princess Mononoke) and Inu-Yasha
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc22.jpg

Cammy White (Street Fighter. This one was really well done)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc23.jpg

It looks like a blob but it's a giant Meowth costume.
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc26.jpg

Sephiroth and a cross-dressed Vincent
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc27.jpg

Inu-Yasha (OK! THAT IS THE BIGGEST THING EVER!!!!)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc28.jpg

Yuna (This is the best one I saw all day)
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6b43963/sc29.jpg

I also must say about 25% of the people were dressed Naruto-related. But I'm not a fan so I didn't take any pictures of them.


And there you have it, my wonderful day. I had a blast! Try and come next year!

http://www.sakuracon.org
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Unread 04-26-2004, 09:26 AM   #2
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Alright, I'm the Cloud in that picture.. just so ya know =P
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I be the Cammy. Thanks for the compliment! ^___^
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This is pretty cool. Two people I have pictures of have found their way to them!

@AmiroKitsune: I was planning on doing a KH Cloud of the con but I couldn't find the time. I've actually been working on one that I'll be wearing at Anime Evolution in Vancouver BC. I have a question for you that will solve my problem: How did you get your wig like that?

OH, and did you join this forum right after the con like I did?
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How did you get your wig like that?
Hahaha, I'll let my secret out: I found this wig exactly as it is xD It was some old 80's wig that I picked up, and I figured "hey! This is perfect!" sorry that that doesn't help much. Oh, and should I dye it more yellow?
And yes, I found this forum just afterwards ^_^


Someone took a pic of me using an atm! I wanna see this!
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I was sora
I liked being omi better despite the reponse i got with the duct tape
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@Amiro: Wow, that's pretty neat and I think the wig actually looks the best like that. When people try to imitate Cloud's anime-style spike thing it rarely turns out looking good. I'd leave the wig as it is and I'll hunt down something like it. And gosh man I wanna see an ATM pic!

@Riko: Your duct tape Sora was one of the most original things I've seen. I loved it man!
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I was sora
I liked being omi better despite the reponse i got with the duct tape
^_^
You were the Sora with the duct tape? Eee! ^^ I absoutely loved you! I was the girl that was with the two girls in the blue wigs that kissed you on Saturday night! XD Keehee~I gotta see that picture sometime. *0* Those two are still talking about you. X3 You have fangirls! *claps*
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ClearTranquil: Welcome to cosplay.com, and it's great that people join up here after a con, either by word of mouth or via the business cards I pass out after taking pics of cosplayers. I hope you enjoy being a member here! Now I have to ask that you keep THIS thread strictly about Sakuracon reports, like include pros & cons, highlights & bad moments of the con, but do not include links to your pictures on this thread. I made a SPECIFIC thread regarding Sakuracon pictures, that if you have pics or seen pics of cosplayers, to post them on THAT thread. Thanks!

Everyone: Please post on the "Sakuracon 2004 Pictures" thread if you have pictures of yourself or others, and comment on those pictures there. Please keep this thread about your con experiences, etc. and stay on topic. Thanks X 2!!
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You were the Sora with the duct tape? Eee! ^^ I absoutely loved you! I was the girl that was with the two girls in the blue wigs that kissed you on Saturday night! XD Keehee~I gotta see that picture sometime. *0* Those two are still talking about you. X3 You have fangirls! *claps*
Wow a kiss? I was Reno and I got a fangirl hug. But a kiss? Let's see what happens when I come as Cloud...
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Songstress Yuna was with my crew. I'll be sure to pass the word along her way
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I know the Kefka cosplayer. She's part of the LXC group, and cosplayed the Goth Link on Friday. I don't think she's a part of the forum...Shall I forward a message to her? ^^;
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Yes please to both of you. It would be good if you forwarded this.
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I was sora
I liked being omi better despite the reponse i got with the duct tape
^_^
THAT'S where you were! :3 hehe... i was Kairi from KH2
i was looking for a KH2 sora but i only went on friday...
oh well, i think you look awsome!
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[quote=MooMooMaki]You were the Sora with the duct tape? Eee! ^^ I absoutely loved you! I was the girl that was with the two girls in the blue wigs that kissed you on Saturday night! XD Keehee~I gotta see that picture sometime. *0* Those two are still talking about you. X3 You have fangirls! *claps*QUOTE]
You found me! its my first time at a con and I didn't expect such a *big* response so traumatizing -__- haha j/k
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THAT'S where you were! :3 hehe... i was Kairi from KH2
i was looking for a KH2 sora but i only went on friday...
oh well, i think you look awsome!
Yes! I thought I saw a Kairi on Friday! eh... too shy to say hi...
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