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Monster hunter 4 Legendary J Anchor 1 by Shoko-Cosplay Monster hunter 4 Legendary J Anchor 1 by Shoko-Cosplay
During one full year we worked on our ECG projects.

But, we failed twice, first and second projects.
I think we wanted to do something too complicated for us and, it was really hard to keep faith and feel comfident about ECG.

Finally, 3 months before the final and a new fail, I heard on random playlist " up is down" from Pirates of the caribbean 3.

And, I saw a thing in my mind, like a film with a captain and his friend in trouble on their ship, it was fun!
I wrote the trip I made and submit the idea to Jerome.
And...we changed again our plans.

3 months before ECG final, let's do pirates!
For the choice of costumes, it wasn't complicated, I wanted to do the felyne legendary J anchor, it was on my planning for 2014.
For a better respect between hunter and felyne size, Jerôme made the felyne, and I made the male hunter ( my first crossplay!).

The costumes were really complicated because the sewing parts, finally, it was okay and " clean work" for me. ( miracle?)

The difficulty was with all the pirate faces on my armor and the hat from hell...
I spend lot of white nights on my costume and arrived exhausted at Paris. Finishing the costume at the hotel.

Again my legs troubles too...

With the exhausted body and mind, it was complicated to speak easily english with people but it was okay, they were all lovely and friendly.
ECG wasn't a contest, just a funny event I think, and I am happy to enjoy it.

Even some fails during the skit with the falling sword and shorter fighting dual sword because of jerome's placement on stage, it was really funny and people saw that joy on stage! It was just crazy to ear so many applauses and cheers o_o.

All contestants were awesome and I was happy to meet them^^

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Name of hunter and felyne set: Legendary J anchor from monster hunter 4.
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MaryMODIFIED Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Ahh yes, I saw you on Japan Expo last year, I loved every single bit of it! You guys were totally awesome and congrats on winning aswell :D
Shoko-Cosplay Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you, I really appreciate :heart:
 I hope you will like our next projects ^^
MaryMODIFIED Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Im not sure I will make Japan Expo Paris this year (as Im not french), but if so, I will look forward to see some of your work again :D
Shoko-Cosplay Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
It will be really nice from you ^^  for the moment the planning for Japan expo is not write but we plan to do our " hobbit" cosplay group for this event and  two solos ( cecil from FF IV) and maybe for me Kirin set or jinouga from monster hunter.

I actually work on Thorin's suit ( I really like dwarves ^^')

thank you for your kind words :hug:
Je ne d'irai que quelques mots : this is fucking awesome!
Super travail .
SUPER TRAVAIL ! Tout simplement génial! 
J'était en face de la scène pour la finale des ECG et franchement .... je n'ai rien a redire ..
J'aimerai bien avoir votre savoir faire pour faire de si beaux cosplays en si peu de temps .
Enfin bon tout sa pour vous féliciter de cette performance, encore bravo ! 

(edit: Je veu bien deux trois coups tips pour la création d'armure genre les matériaux que je devrais utiliser . Parce que j'ai pour projet de faire lagann de l'annimé gurren lagann et je sait pas trop comment m'y prendre =/ , Merci )
Shoko-Cosplay Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Merci ça nous fait vraiment plaisir :)

Pour les tips bah c'est pas évident à donner derrière un écran :/ mais tu peux utiliser du plastazote pour faire ton lagann, c'est peux être un peu trop ambitieux pour débuter mais je pense qu'en reflechissant bien au patronnage des pièces et proportions c'est faisable.On avait fait le casque du lagann en papier isolant et ça allait donc bon xD ( en 2008)   pour le plasta il y a celui de caltech :)
:wow: That´s really incredible, both of you looks so real, great work on both costumes I´m so speechless. O.O
Shoko-Cosplay Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you dear :hug:
You´re welcome dear :cuddle:
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