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23 August 2005 @ 04:13 am
Semi-con report with PHOTOS.  
This year's Otakon wasn't as exciting as it was during the last two years. The anime they played were all old ones, and their musical guest wasn't as big as TMRevolution or L'Arc (though there are rumours that next year we might get AKFG). The cosplayers are also getting worse, in my opinion...is it cuz I'm getting old?

But the good thing was that I got to meet the director of the FMA movie/series XD and he signed my EVA artbook (cuz he directed episodes 5-9). I spoke to him in Japanese, but his translator made me speak in English O_o; wtf. I also got an autograph from Vic, the VA for Ed...but I really didn't give a damn about him...

I got to meet up with shinkuu, syerubi, laylah, jpegasus, miss_arel (whom I saw in line for the FMA autographs and recognized by her sketches XD nyahahah.), kytyngurl2, sailormac, vikki (by accident) and bard_linn.

Three of my four pics sold, and as it turned out, nobody wanted the "Unit 503" pic XD; (that's the EdWin).

But anyway, you guys must be waiting for the photos!

Please tell me if you do not want your photos shown here, and I will take them down.

FMA STASH (I was disappointed that I missed both FMA photoshoots...oh well)












Awesome Armstrong.





Yours truly. I didn't actually have the flu, but the thing in my hand is a plushie of a 1,000,000x magnified flu microbe. So cute XDD I also have a couple of photos of my sister selurnis sneezing out the flu virus that I need to turn into a gif.





My sister as Roy XD





Greed and Martel (laylah and miss_arel, respectively)




Very creative. At first I was wondering what was that Roy doing running around like that...


Close-up of the note on his back.



And, I saved the best for last.


Yes, during the con, my sister and I were actually dressed up as FUNERAL PERCESSION VERSION of the military uniform. Hence the skirt, the longer jacket, and the black sash across our chests. We were rather surprised and disappointed that no one recognized what we were trying to do. (Heck, people even thought I was Roy with a skirt or just a bad Hawkeye cosplayer who didn't get her hair dyed...) *sigh* Hughes, so that's the extent of how people remember you... *snugs the Hughes-squish*


We found a very good Hughes cosplayer to lie down for us.


Honouring Hughes. (those high heels hurt like hell after more than eight hours of walking about in them)


More FMA photos could be found here.
 
 
Current Mood: geekygeeky
Current Music: "Bad Day"--Daniel Powter
 
 
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Chessnachexmixx on August 22nd, 2005 07:28 pm (UTC)
The hair is awesome. Sadly, did you notice the gauntlets? ~_~

Stupid knock-offs...
(no subject) - youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:35 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - chexmixx on August 23rd, 2005 03:21 am (UTC) (Expand)
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(no subject) - laylah on August 25th, 2005 02:29 pm (UTC) (Expand)
devils_devotion on August 22nd, 2005 07:22 pm (UTC)
...I still "LOL" every time I see you guys with that Hughes. I just. Can't. Help it. >.<

(Awesome pictures, though. I wish I could have gone, but hey, I went to a wedding shower and had delicious cake and ALSO had my picture taken eighty million times. XD)
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:36 am (UTC)
*laughs* XD I know, I know...it's not something people see everyday. I think.
Look for me with the sun bright sparrow ##: Ed is always pwnedviolent_aki on August 22nd, 2005 07:31 pm (UTC)
Aw, that Hughes pic is great. XD In one of those great, sad ways. Yeah.

Thanks for sharing! :D
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:36 am (UTC)
Thanks XD
desudeitydes_akazim on August 22nd, 2005 08:17 pm (UTC)
You guys are probably amoung the best military cosplayers I've seen over here. Most of the time they're so...not. cool. XD
腹蛇: Really?  Oh YAY!youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:39 am (UTC)
Thank you.^^/ We're very happy that you think we look good.
UMEKO danced the CHANSEY Dance!: WTF?!?!umeko_pyon on August 22nd, 2005 08:22 pm (UTC)
...You look like my Japanese teacher. o.O;;
UMEKO danced the CHANSEY Dance!umeko_pyon on August 22nd, 2005 08:28 pm (UTC)
On a less creepy note, nice pictures! XD;;
(no subject) - youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:40 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:39 am (UTC) (Expand)
chloe christine: Martel and Greed: Loyaltysleepingsun on August 22nd, 2005 09:04 pm (UTC)
All of those costumes are teh cool :D

I really love the Martel costume (Thats the first time ive ever seen a Martel cosplayer :0)
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:40 am (UTC)
Yeah, that Martel was REALLY awesome XD so was the Greed. XDDDD
(no subject) - miss_arel on August 23rd, 2005 04:01 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - laylah on August 25th, 2005 02:29 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Justine Ysabel Perezjoruri on August 22nd, 2005 09:17 pm (UTC)
Very nice pics, I really like that Armstrong as well~ Amazing. 8D

On another note, the word alchemized is so not cool. @_@



Bleh... In most cases I have to agree that cosplay has been rather crappy lately.
腹蛇: WTF fat cat.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:41 am (UTC)
That Armstrong was so awesome XD the only thing he's missing now is SPARKLES XDDDDD

It's been really annoying this year. Tons of Anakin and even Batgirl cosplay, wtf... This is OTAKON. Not...I don't know...
Candylil_pudding_dog on August 22nd, 2005 09:49 pm (UTC)
It's so cool to see so many FMA cosplyers. The last con I went to, I only got a pic of one ;__;

Nice costumes! I want a military uniform too~~

By the way, was the pic your sister standing in suppose to be intended? Fire extinguisher right beside Roy...^^;;
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 22nd, 2005 09:58 pm (UTC)
Yes, it was. XD We were going to let someone else take a photo of us and then we noticed that there was a fire extinguisher right next to us.

Thanks for liking the photos^^
createdmemory on August 22nd, 2005 11:17 pm (UTC)
It looks like alot of fun to me. If I would of been there, I would of most likely dressed up like Al.... XD

I wished I could of been there....! I hate school....

I'm failing World History. LOL.
腹蛇youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:46 am (UTC)
It was fun, but not as fun as it was years ago...
evilmooglequeenevilmooglequeen on August 22nd, 2005 11:23 pm (UTC)
How did I miss the Dante cosplayer?
腹蛇youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:47 am (UTC)
She was hanging around the Panel Rooms and Otacafe. Where were you?
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MPmilitarypenguin on August 22nd, 2005 11:56 pm (UTC)
Wow, a Dante cosplayer! Very nice. And that's gotta be the best Hoho-papa cosplay I've seen.

You did an awesome job on the Ross cosplay. :D
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:48 am (UTC)
I actually saw a better one, but I didn't have time to take a photo of him cuz I was in line -_-;;;

Thanks XD
M0CHAA: Sloth // Misunderstood Beautymochaa on August 23rd, 2005 12:47 am (UTC)
:O I love that Hughes cosplayer! Looks so much like him.
& Armstrong XDDD
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 01:49 am (UTC)
He was only missing a pair of boots, but he was very good and very mild-mannered XD almost like the real one XDD
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腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 02:10 am (UTC)
You mean she was the Pride?
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Bean/Meg/Mothrahagane_bean on August 23rd, 2005 02:24 am (UTC)
Ah! I didn't know you got pictures of our Dante <3 She was wonderful wasn't she? XD At Fullmetal Fantasty her gown took up 3 seats.

And the pantless Taisa who was also in our group was just adorable. >> I wanted to take her hoooome. Because she sang pretty~

Along with the rest of the Amestrismunculus <3
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 02:28 am (UTC)
I had to get a photo of her cuz she just looked awesome as Dante X3
Kasumiedw4rd_elric on August 23rd, 2005 02:27 am (UTC)
Were you cosplaying as Riza, or Ross? You looked a lot like Ross, but by how you tagged along your sister as Roy, I'm not exactly sure. ^^;
腹蛇: It's going to be okay.youkofujima on August 23rd, 2005 02:32 am (UTC)
It's in the notes (or the LJ cuts) that I put. I was Maria Ross. Note the hair and the mole.