Mew Ichigo

Name: Ichigo Momomiya
Creator/designer: Mia Ikumi
Series: Tokyo Mew Mew

 

Ichigo is the main protagonist and the leader of the Mew Mews in the series. Ichigo  is merged with the DNA of the Iriomote Cat, giving her the ability to transform into Mew Ichigo, a powerful and heroic cat girl.

 

Working hours: 20 – 30
Status:
90% done
Debuted: OSU Parade 2011
Events: OSU Parade 2011

 

Reason of creation:
This character is pure nostalgia, very playful but takes her job seriously.
This character and costume was on my wishlist for a while and the WCS gaved me the opportunity to make this for the OSU parade and future conventions.

 

Construction details:
I used the pattern of a strepless dress which I modified and the skirt is a circle skirt (didn’t had enough fabric to make a balloon skirt).

 

The ears and tail has a base of foam rubber covered with fur. The ears are sewed on the wig.
The tail is attached on a belt which I wear under the top.

 

The costume is made from a pink cotton/synthethic blend and the gloves and trim is burgundy velvetine.

 

Conclusion about this costume:
A fun and cute costume! Also pretty comfortable and not too hot, a great costume for in the summer!

 

Pictures taken by Cato Kusanagi and LJinto

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