Please don't laugh!

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Please don't laugh!

Post by mamarox » Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:33 pm

Hi...I'm a middle-aged mom who loves manga, anime, comics/scifi/fantasy/etc.

I'm taking my daughter to ComicCon this weekend, and I desperately need an idea for my own costume (she's going as Count D from Pet Shop of Horrors).

I haven't gone to a con in *forever* and I can't think of a character who (1) is old enough so I won't look ridiculous (no goth Lollys for me) and (2) I can improvise a decent cosplay with little $$ or time.

I have a ton of great clothes/accessories I can use, and I'm pretty creative, so I can probably pull something decent together by Saturday, but I need help with some char ideas.


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Re: Please don't laugh!

Post by Choji Warrior » Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:16 pm

More power to you! =D

Spiderman's Aunt May:
She's very straight to the point and takes no butts from anyone.

Full Metal Alchemist's Edward and Alphonse Elric's mother:

(Trisha Elric) who died from an illness, but was later seen as the anime/manga's Sloth. Sloth and Trisha look so alike.

What sci-fi and fantasy shows you watch?

You might want to check up more on Full Metal Alchemists. Theres several that suit your personality and looks.
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Re: Please don't laugh!

Post by immortalbeloved0 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:40 pm

One of my favorite 'mom figures' in Anime was Osono[sp?] fro Kiki's Delivery Service. ... _osono.jpg

I am sorry but that's the only clear image I could find. A simple blue sundress with a bakery apron over it.....but is also pregnant in the film >__>' -ahem-

If you really want to go 'all out' you could try Yubaba from Spirited Away or 'old'/'silver hair' Sophie from Howls Moving Castle.
Yubaba: ... rited_away The dress it's self is fairly simple looking.

Sophie 'silver hair': ... lcifer.JPG
While Sophie isn't necessarily middle aged, she is certainly not the typical 'school girl anime' style, and could be done very well with the simple dress.

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