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Misato's Plugsuit Dress - EVA by yayacosplay Misato's Plugsuit Dress - EVA by yayacosplay
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Gaaaaah! I can't get over how amazing this photo is! We're starting the 2013 Fanime coverage with a Bang!

Character: Misato's Plugsuit Dress (based on this collectible figure designed by Shunya Yamashita: [link]
Costume entirely made/modeled by Yaya Han
Photographed by Martin Wong [link]

I remember watching Evangelion as a kid when the first release of good fansubs hit, many years ago. Of course it had a huge impact on me as an anime fan, and artist. Over the years I have always wanted to make a plugsuit from EVA but my favorite character was Misato, who's outfits were simplistic and casual.
FINALLY, someone designs a plugsuit-ish outfit for Misato, and it is very fan service and revealing. But it's probably the closest I'll ever get to see Misato in a plugsuit, and I decided to make the outfit. From the get-go, I wanted to make modesty alterations to the outfit, so my dress is longer and there are no floating boob cups, just flattering princess seams.
I used 4-way stretch PVC to make a base dress with front and side seams, then cut it up to create all the interesting top-stitched seams on the design, while interjecting navy blue faux leather panels. I patterned everything myself, which meant a lot of mock-ups in cheap left over spandex and drawing lines on them. I also patterned and made the thigh highs and arm sleeve things, as well as the hip rolls and all the accessories. I even made my gloves. To achieve the shapes needed, I used everything from EVA foam in various thicknesses, worbla, floral foam, and squishy tube foam. Everything was covered in PVC for that unified sleek plugsuit look. I also cast aluminum powdered buttons and round side pieces. Work in progress collage: [link]

I love my fun futuristic booties, which were a lucky find online.

My wig was sponsored by AnimeStuffStore.com - [link]
I cut about a foot off, and styled the bangs ala Misato.

I'm super grateful to the 4 fantastic photographers and videographers who came to the photo location with me, which was a little further away from the convention. Martin did his magic and I couldn't be happier with the image!
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koko263loco Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
Cool and Awesome cosplay! 
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S-O-G-A Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
awesome  cosplay. absolutely love this one.
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jgabie13 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
i would die in those shoes! lol kudos!
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rocko100 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist
nice perspective. Done By Camera or via PS?
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JMK-Prime Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice.
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AndreasS88 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
BRUTAL!

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BiggieShorty Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I LOOOVEEEEEE the shoes O_O 
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Jackmeoffee69 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
Amazing pose and outfit.
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mrmd53 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow!
One Incredible Shot!
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Mrwildandsexy861 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
This took place at San Jose city hall I love the scene you look hott
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