I get ahead of myself often. This is why I’ve already answered this question in the favorite outfit part. Not that it matters I can elaborate. I have a certain gift for going on and on about nothing in particular. Have I mentioned how much I appreciate your patience.

  1. How did you find HxH?
  2. Favorite main character
  3. Favorite supporting character
  4. Favorite Chimera ant
  5. Least favorite character
  6. Favorite Zoldyck Member
  7. Favorite Villain
  8. Favorite Nen type
  9. Favorite Nen ability
  10. Favorite episode
  11. Favorite scene
  12. Favorite opening animation
  13. Do you ship anyone
  14. Saddest scene
  15. Favorite non-nen ability
  16. Favorite ark
  17. Least favorite ark
  18. Favorite type of Hunter
  19. Favorite character outfit
  20. Funniest scene
  21. Who would you cosplay as
  22. Friendliest character
  23. Least friendly character
  24. Best main character family member
  25. Favorite character backstory
  26. Worse main character family member
  27. Manga or Anime
  28. Most relatable character
  29. What got you hooked on the show
  30. Why do you love HxH


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Illumi is a master cosplayer

Who would you cosplay as

I have cosplayed once or twice in my day and the experience has taught me some harsh realities. I am not quite the prideful, put together special unicorn princess I see myself as in my head. Rather I am a sloppy, slovenly dredge that is unfit to tie Ciel Phantomhive’s shoe laces. (i.e I tried cosplaying as Ciel, it did not go well…)

In time I learned that the two essential elements in any good cosplay are 1- the costume must be easy to put together and 2- the costume must be comfortable enough to walk around in all day. Bonus points if I can get away with not wearing a wig. Those things are hot.

With these stringent criteria in mind, we can quickly widdle down the options to 2.

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OK so it only has 6 straps

Killua: as I’ve mentioned in a previous post I am an ardent fan of Killua’s casual cool style. He does lean in a bit into the brat fashion at the beginning of the series what whit the constant skateboard and all but in general he knows how to dress. I also got m hands on one  of those weird octobackpacks. The extra straps are useless but otherwise it’s a perfectly good backpack I can keep all my stuff in. Yay. You have no idea how much of a perk storage is.

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I have stalking that create that doll’s legs effect too

Neferpitou. Just a tad more effort to gather those specific pieces still shorts and a blazer are pretty common items that are unlikely to become painful at the end of a long convention day.  More importantly though, I actually sort of look like Pitou already. Arguably, Pitou looks a little like Killua…My hair and tan are all pretty much spot on. Well my hair is a bit longer but it’s that colour. My eyes are grey but shift between a few colours (no quite the right ones but coloured contacts work well on me). I’m on the short and skinny side and a good sports bra can give me a slightly more androgynous figure. Also I radiate pure evil, so that’s handy. Basically it’s a look I can pull off with minimal effort.

As a plus, most people will look much more impressive standing next to me. (My Griffith cosplay turns an average guy into a very believably proportioned Guts).

Wow this post actually got me a bit excited. Maybe I’ll go out together a costume right now.

Suggested drink: Transformation

  • Every time you realize you own the same piece of clothing as a character – take a sip
  • Every time you think you would wear that – take a sip
  • Every time you wonder if that hair color/style would suit you – take a sip
  • Every time you really want that accessory – take a sip
  • Every time you plan a Hunter x Hunter costume – take a sip
  • Every time you do a Hunter x Hunter cosplay – send me pics – please!

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8 thoughts

  1. I want to see your cosplay pics!

    I love cosplaying. I’ve done it for several cons. I have elaborate costumes with body suits, tights, wigs, face paint… Things that make going to the bathroom painful. And I have costumes that I can wear anywhere if I remove a few choice pieces. Before I cosplayed it was Halloween and I went all out with my mother’s help. No anime cosplays yet, though I would really love to do Ed or winry from fullmetal alchemist.

    Maybe I’ll share some pics someday. I have year’s worth.

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