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Teaser - Cowbow Bebop by yayacosplay Teaser - Cowbow Bebop by yayacosplay
*********** Yaya on Facebook [link] ***********

I got to cosplay in Tokyo yesterday! There was a cosplay event at the Toshimaen Amusement Park and I participated in a new outfit I made - Faye Valentine, Cowbow Bebop.

I have wanted to cosplay Faye for a long time but waited until I could do it right and be in the right shape for it. Ended up, I did rush sewing this costume for the Japan trip, because a friend pointed out that Tokyo would be perfect for Faye photos, and it is a simple and small costume to transport. So yeah, with Megacon stress and Japan planning, I knocked this out in a day and styled/cut the wig, which was almost waist length, the morning of the shoot in the hotel room. Without a wig head. LOL

Of course we did NOT get to take city scape photos because the cosplay event was in a remote amusement park lol, but I had a huge amazing surprise waiting for me there so it more than made up for that.

The lovely Julia with me in the photo is Omi Gibson, my favorite Japanese Cosplayer. I have followed her work for many years and was lucky enough to meet and cosplay with her. We were supposed to meet earlier this week but the fates were against it. I am sooo happy that we managed to get together yesterday. She also completely surprised me by showing up in a Julia costume! She had asked what I was bringing but I did not know it was to coordinate with me!

It was raining for a few days this week and we got really lucky with the weather yesterday. While it was brisk and windy, the sun was out and the lighting was beautiful. We did a lot of photos with multiple photographer friends of Omis and I hope to be able to share some of them in the near future, too.

Thank you to Brian for this shot!


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:iconlumis-mirage:
Lumis-Mirage Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Hobbyist
OMG you meet her??? I want to meet her too sometime ;___;
you both look stunning !
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LeyWink Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional General Artist
The best Faye wig I've seen yet. Great work! =)
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skinnyAZN Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
So jealous that you got to meet Omi Gibson! But you still did a beautiful job on the cosplay even if it was rushed!
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crimsonharo1207 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
Very Beautiful. Great portrayal of Faye, almost twins I'd say.
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Moonlight-Wish Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
It's like Faye stepped out of poster! Awesome wig though it's a shame you cut it from a waist lengh. Did you get lucky and find a corgi to pose with too? (an Ein?) And cool for you to met and pose with a famous cosplayer. :D
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Xiangcao-Swyong Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
faye and julia right?
faye is your favourite then..?
my favourite is ed in the series :aww:
cool i love the style and feel you incorporated into the photo..^^
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XxOtenbaxX Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG!
Ya make an awesome Faye & Julia! I ♥ Cowboy Bebop!
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afterglowcosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Student General Artist
NO WAY.
OMG ASHJGKDSLSSJDGHHS
You and Omi look absolutely *perfect* in this photo, you both did an amazing job!!
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uchihasasuke1989 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
can't wait for the photo's! This may be new favorite cosplay of yours :-D
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:iconelsch:
elsch Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
you two look so PERFECT! amazing work~ I am happy for you that you met Omi~ she is so amazing ^^ so are you ^^
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:iconheerog:
Heerog Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
OW!!! Faye-Faye!!!
So pretty!!
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:iconchenmeicai:
chenmeicai Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Omi Gibson! Very nice collaboration! Good tandem! You guys are wonderful. :D
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! You have no idea how happy I was over this coming together.
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Moose-sama Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
MY god you both look AMAZING! as usual XD im so happy to see you 2 still cosplay!!
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hahaha yes we still cosplay for fun. Omi is so much busier than me though, and my job kinda is cosplay...
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Skiit Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
How lucky I am to see you cosplay from one of my absolute favourite animes >w<
Even if itīs rushes I bet it looks great! Will we see the rest of it? ;)
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Cowbow Bebop is one of my all-time faves as well. I will post more pics soon. Maybe tomorrow if I have time!
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wildpegasus13 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
Hope to see the rest of the outfit, cuz it looks like it's pretty spot on.
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much! I will post pics soon!
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:iconean-sze:
Ean-Sze Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can not see Yaya costume good, hope there are more picture soon!!
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yes I have some full body shots, will post if I have time tomorrow and the business center is available at the hotel.
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Ean-Sze Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
good :)
thank you !
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KyudaimeHokage Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
You are a gorgeous Faye! lol, love that character and you totally did justice to the cosplay!
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:iconyayacosplay:
yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
I adore the character too - thank you for the nice compliment.
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KyudaimeHokage Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
You're welcome :)
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EmotionlessBlue Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh wow, you did an awesome work on Faye! owo
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:iconprosack:
prosack Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
wow, you look beautiful!
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CrystalGraziano Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
You two look great! I'm so jealous that you met Omi.
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Ryujisama Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
Dude, Omi is awesome, and to see you both together is doubly awesome. Looking good.
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SajjukKhar Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
hehe you should have seen the Edward we had at San-Japan last year here in San Antonio

she was almost identical height and proportion wise xD

too kawaii!!

and OMG this is the best Julia ive seen
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OpheliaRosenblut Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
You always astonish me. You look amazing as Faye. The contacts are stunning! You looks both amazing. I really, really hope I can see you in person sometime :)
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SoCoPhDPepper Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
Oh wow, you two look great at Faye and Julia. This is such a classic series too.

It sounds like you had to use some Mcguyver like crafting techniques for this after reading the description.
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Absolutely McGuyver. For example, I wrapped a towel over the hotel room`s ice bucket to make an impromptu wig head to cut the Faye wig on.

Thank you for the nice comment!
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LadyofSparda Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Student General Artist
Awesome! You make an amazing Faye V.!
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Cherieosaurus Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional General Artist
Everything looks fantastic. Great job on the wig tooo!
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aichan25 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you gals look awesome together
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:iconhezachan:
HezaChan Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Faye Twins!
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kuugadave Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
Wants more pics.... :D
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:iconjkcarrier:
JKCarrier Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010   Digital Artist
Wow, two of my favorite cosplayers taking on my all-time favorite anime! Can't ask for better than that. :D
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Aww thanks :)
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FireLilyCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hotness! You two look fabulous ^.^
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Schieben Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Anymore of these?
You chopped off Faye's best features in this picture. ;) :XD:
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:iconxue-yun:
Xue-Yun Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
I always wanted to cosplay Faye. You look so pretty as her!
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EijiRavencroft Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
oh wow
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AtomGray Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional General Artist
very exciting...looking forward to more!
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AkwardStranger Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
awesome awesome awesome :D
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misa-chan20 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
wow thats cool you got to meet your idol. Now I just gotta meet you since your one of my idols lol. And you make such a pretty faye. And your costume is wicked awesome. ^^
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Meevers-Desu Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010   General Artist
I always wondered how to do the forehead part for Faye so it didn't look stupid, you pull it off well my dear. ^^ Do tell how you did it! I saw this on Camilla too and it drove me bonkers~ @w@;;;
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yayacosplay Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you! I used elmer`s glue mixed with water to make the hairline.
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miss-hina Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010
I've always been wondering when you were going to cosplay Faye!! *wuvs it*
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