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How To: Make a Japanese gi costume for cosplay

Anime and manga are your life, and so is cosplay, so why not watch this video tutorial? This is a step-by-step guide on how to make a Japanese gi top, suitable for characters like Bleach, Kenshin, Inu Yasha, Shinsengumi and many more! You can even use this for your judo and other martial arts. This costume will be the best of the best for cosplay, because it's not only fun, it's art.

How To: Make a human form Midna costume from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

If you're a Zelda fan and are looking to do something different for your cosplay, or Halloween outfit, then there's a chance that you haven't tried being Midna in her human form after you complete the game Twilight Princess after reassembling the mirror. In this video you will get a full tutorial on how to create the costume from scratch including making the headpiece and trinkets yourself!

How To: Style a Gokudera wig for a cosplay costume

One of the most distinctive parts of the anime-style characters that most cosplayer prefer is the spiky, multicolored anime hair. Most people need a wig to execute one of these styles in real life, and this video will show you how to do it! The example in the video is a wig for Gokudera from the manga Reborn!, but these lessons can be applied to lots of other anime wig styles.

How To: Make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay

StudioMallory teaches you how to make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay. You will need a dremel with a grinding bit, a mechanical pencil, titanium covered scissors, two jewels, cardboard template and a piece of cheap metal. Trace the template on the metal using the pencil. Cut it using the scissors. Use goggles when using the dremel on the metal tiara. You have to grind it to make round corners. Now bend the metal in the shape you want. Use glue to apply the jewels. Once it's all dry, mak...

How To: Straighten and spike wigs for anime cosplay

In this clip, learn how to fix up a wig for cosplay. You will get a step by step that offers a ton of tips and advice for costume wig care. Learn how to spike and straighten a wig for your summer conventions so you can really look the part. This particular wig is inspired by Zelgadis but works for basic punky wigs as well. So, save some money and reuse your wigs over and over by learning how to care for and re-style them

How To: Use and get the right materials for making a fursuit or other costume

Cosplay-friendly conventions are going through a sort of renaissance right now. AnimeExpo, ComiCon, A-Kon, PAX. All over the country people are dressing up as anime characters and furry animals and filling exhibition halls to mingle. If you want to have a really badass costume, you're going to need the right materials. In this video, a semi-professional costume-maker will walk you through the materials you need to make a great fursuit or other elaborate costume and where to get them.

How To: Make a home made battle axe and pole axe out of cardboard for your cosplay

Looking to hit up DragonCon, GenCon, ComicCon, or any other sort of con and want to dress up? Well, if you're going as your favorite Dungeons and Dragons character (there's others, but this one was first to mind) and that character happens to use an axe, there's a cheap way to make your own with a broom handle, some cardboard, spray paint and time! In this video you will learn how to construct a battle axe, a pole axe AND a war axe, pretty cool right?

How To: Make Sailor Moon feather & pearl cosplay hair clips

This video is a demonstration of how to make Sailor Moon style hair clips. Start with two alligator clips, six half pearls, craft foam, glue, a pencil and scissors. Draw an outline of a feather shape on the craft foam and cut it out. Trace around the cut-out to make several more and cut them out. Spread some glue on the top of an alligator clip and stick the feathers shapes on in an overlapping design. Put some glue on the back of each half pearl and stick it to the clip at the base of each f...

How To: Make realistic looking prop swords

So you want to make a film, and in that film you want to have a sword, but you can't buy one, not to mention real ones are pretty dangerous. Your insurance costs will go through the roof! Well, here's you solution. Check out this helpful two-part video tutorial on how to make your own prop swords, which means less dangerous swords. Actually, they're made out of metal, so you still might just somebody with them yet.

How To: Make cosplay goth cat ears

The video is all about making a cat ear. The lady explained the steps we need to follow while making our own cat ears. For making the cat ears, we need fake fur fabric, which should form a square when we fold it half, a white down feather, a glue gun, scissors and a diadem.

How To: Make a Sailor Moon cosplay crystal ball

Sailor Moon, Venus's Crystal Power hen shin wand top is a tutorial video on how to create a wand that looks the same from the famous girl power anime Sailor Moon. Featuring the one of the main character, Venus, the video starts on the showing the materials needed and a step by step procedure that anyone will surely understand. Making the Venus’s crystal power hen shin wand top will not take you 1 hour. The product will be a nice gift to little gir...

How To: Use tile grout to make a cosplay-inspired star

In this video tutorial from StudioMallory, learn how to take Mapei premixed adhesive and grout and turn it into a six-point star. Begin by cutting out the star shape in a piece of cardboard. You can use a stencil to make sure the shape is accurate. With your fingers, spread the grout onto the shape. After you are done shaping the grout, spray a little bit of water on the grout to help you smooth out any rough edges on your star. Set the star on a flat surface and allow it to dry overnight. Th...

How To: Win Crossfire games in Monday Night Combat

Monday Night Combat might be the surprise hit XBLA game of the summer, but it can be very hard to get going in the game's two main multiplayer modes. The competition is fierce and the help sparse. Fortunately for you, this video is here. It will show you a pretty foolproof strategy for winning Crossfire games while controlling the Support character.

How To: Jump rope like a professional

Quincy shows how to jump rope like a professional or for competitions. 1. Make sure that the rope is the proper length. The rope should meet your armpits. He teaches that you'll start with the basic jump. 2. To initiate the jump, move the rope in a circular motion, make sure that it passes your head. 3. To do continuous jumps keep moving the rope in circular motions. 4. To do a double ended jump, the rope goes under your body two times and you move the rope faster.He also teaches advanced jum...

How To: Become Ryuk from Death Note for Halloween

Ryuk, the popular anime death god character from Death Note, has instilled fear into many. Just from the live action movie version, his horror penetrates through the screen. I mean, c'mon, just look at this horrifying beast... As horrifying as Ryuk may be, he is a lovable character and is especially admired in the cosplay world. Now you too can become Ryuk with the help of YouTuber cozplaii. She goes through all of the makeup and accessories you'll need to become Ryuk this Halloween (or whene...