MTAC 2008

COSPLAY

Help! Police! Scar broke into my – oh wait, that’s just me. As promised, I redid my costume. There are two key differences between this version and my first attempt:

1. I applied the makeup with my index finger instead of my thumb

It’s less manly but damn effective.

2. I redrew the tattoo in permanent marker instead of washable marker

Some old lady yelled at me for using a permanent marker. Something about how I wouldn’t be able to get it off…I wasn’t paying attention. Neither were the laws of physics.

Sunday:

Monday:

Tuesday:

Me: 1, Sharpie: 0

When I was Harima last year at Tekkoshocon, I complained that 80% of all cosplayers represented less than 1% of all anime and video games.

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Selling out kicks ass. Nobody knows Harima, but everybody knows Scar. Girls wanted my picture. Guys would grunt “SCAR!” in their gruffest voice while walking by. Some of them wanted pictures too, not that there’s anything geyyy about that. Scar is a man’s man, unlike those Ouran High School Host Club pedophiles. They think they’re so hot. Scar is hotter. I seduced one my fangirls by accidentally using the look down/look up technique. Her reaction:

“I love you…I mean…I love your costume”

The only girl who didn’t appreciate my costume was the dumb bitch working at the Jack In The Box drive-thru. Laugh at me, will you? Well guess what? You work at the Jack In The Box drive-thru! HAHAHAHAHA, I’ll have fries with that, bitch.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

1. DIY Vacuum-Forming

If you thought my Scar costume was manly, wait until you check out Chris Lee’s badass Robotech suit. Be sure to watch the video on his site. The audience threw money on the stage.

Chris Lee’s next project is building a full-scale model of the Millennium Falcon. Holy shit…

2. Cosplay Contest

I didn’t enter (never got around to registering), but Al and Envy did.

Congratulations to Al for winning the intermediate-level cosplay award. Envy won nothing, so I taught him a lesson he’ll never forget.

Who needs Photoshop?

STUFF I GOT

I split a $35 grab bag with another guy in the Dealer’s Room. Inside were:

  • An Axel plushie (Kingdom Hearts II)
  • A Tidus Action Figure (Final Fantasy X)
  • A girl’s t-shirt

I walked away with the Tidus Figure.

Now I can be a figure blogger for real.

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  1. keke says:

    — Totally irrelevant post —

    Have you seen http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=anime&aid=2820 ? Extremely hilarious and filled with black humor.. And a few scenes were totally original, something I’ve never seen in anime. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlqWVq3uJS4 one of the scenes :p

  2. Viktor Berg says:

    What can I say? Awesome.

  3. Amex_Yohko says:

    A girl’s T-shirt for sale at such place, for a pedophile maybe? It really scary too see such thing for sale.

  4. blissmo says:

    Aww this sounds like so much fun!!!!!

  5. Baka-Raptor says:

    @keke: Haven’t seen it. I’ll check it out.

    @Amex_Yohko: There were actually a lot of girls at the convention, though most of them probably wouldn’t fit into that small t-shirt (and not for the good reason).

    @blissmo: It’s more fun than studying for finals, that’s for sure.

  6. Michael says:

    You totally look like Scar. But lol at permanent marker use.

    Um, are you Eastern in descent? Indian, perhaps?

  7. Baka-Raptor says:

    My parents are from India. Otherwise I have nothing to do with India. India sucks.

  8. Praz says:

    Agreed.

  9. Nagato says:

    Wow, your sharpie tattoo design turned out really well
    How long did that take o.o

  10. Baka-Raptor says:

    Thanks for praising my art skills. You’d be surprised how infrequently that happens.

    The tattoo took about 2 hours to draw on Friday morning (first day of the convention). On Saturday it took another hour to touch up when some parts started to fade.

  11. ScrotzMcgee says:

    lolol, sweeet. love your cosplay. Do I got to sculpt the penis?

  12. Viktor Berg says:

    @ScrotzMcgee: something like this?

    http://blog.wired.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/06/22/1120885273668.jpg

    P.S. I really hope this is not too much to get through the moderation filter.

  13. Baka-Raptor says:

    @Viktor: And you thought 4chan was evil…

  14. Viktor Berg says:

    You ain’t seen 4chan…

  15. Exodus says:

    great site, found ya on a comment on riex’s site, read some of your posts they’re pretty funny, I can relate.

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