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Teaser - Cowbow Bebop by yayacosplay Teaser - Cowbow Bebop by yayacosplay
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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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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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xbenihimex 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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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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