I'm still debating if I'm going to bring Hibiki, and if I do, I'll probably bring my sword-cane with me. Obviously I don't intend to unsheath it while walking around, and I also will use clear duct-tape around the area where the blade comes out, so that you can't pull it out. That should be acceptable, ya?
It's going to be either a toss-up between Hibiki or one costume that I haven't worn in a while.. Saitou Hajime..
If I cosplay as him, I'll be bringing my wooden bokken that I painted the length of the sword silver (since 2002) and that would be acceptable as well, yesh?
Just trying to decide.. I've got a week or so left to determine which one to bring: go with a good (girl) samurai or go with an evil (but not too evil) former shinsengumi captain turned policeman.. hehe