Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Anime Expo Day -1

Well tomorrow I'll pick up my badge and event tickets for Anime Expo, and I guess I should remember why I started this blog in the first place...to compile a cosplay scavenger hunt list....

Well I'm packed for AX, and my costumes are ready to go, so I guess I have a little time to come up with a top 50 hit list for cosplay:

*Watched at least one episode

School Uniforms:
Kuniko Hojo (Shangri-La)*
Ohashi High School (Toradora!)*
North High School (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)*
East High School (High School Musical...not everyone does anime/manga cosplay at Anime Expo)*
Ryouu High School (Lucky Star)*
Hikarizaka High School (Clannad)*
Jindai High School (Full Metal Panic!)*
Seishun Academy (Prince of Tennis)
Azumanga Daioh*
Seiso Academy (La Corda D'Oro)*
Ouran High School (Host Club)
Youkai Academy (Rosario + Vampire)*
Tohru Honda (Fruits Basket)*
Sakura High School (K-On!)*
Cross Academy (Vampire Knight)
Ashford Academy (Code Geass)

Working World:
Animate store employee (Lucky Star)*
Gamers store employee (pink haired Hinata Miyakawa, Lucky Star)*
Anna Miller's waitress (examples can be found in Lucky Star and Full Metal Panic: Fumoffu)*
Fast food restaurant (Tsumugi Kotobuki, K-On!)*
Battle waitress (Mikuru Asahina, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)*
Bunny girl (found in way too many anime series)*
Female gondolier (Aria)*

Gundam (because it's the 30th anniversary):
Ray Amuro
Bright Noa
Char Aznable
Sayla Mass
Athrun Zala
Stella Loussier
Lacus Clyne

Cowboy Bebop (because last year was the 10th anniversary)*:
Spike Spiegel (Keanu, don't screw this up)
Jet Black
Faye Valentine

Shinichi Watanabe (because he's funny):
Nabeshin (Excel Saga, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Puni Puni Poemy)***
Inspector Widgett (Yukika Karakuri, Nerima Daikon Brothers)*
Mako/Hideki/Ichiro (Nerima Daikon Brothers)*
Ilpalazzo (Excel Saga)*
Excel (Excel Saga)*
Hyatt (Excel Saga)*
Sunako Nakahara (The Wallflower)
Kyohei Takano (The Wallflower)

Hayao Miyazaki (because he'll be in California this month):
Porco Rosso*
Kiki (Kiki's Delivery Service)*
Yubaba (Spirited Away)*
San (Princess Mononoke)*

And characters you'll see tons of:
L (Death Note)
Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
Akatsuki warrior (Naruto)
Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
Yoko Littner (Gurren Lagann)
Kamina (Gurren Lagann)

And because I see it mentioned a lot, and there was a section dedicated to it in the latest cosplay book I bought, D. Gray Man:
Yuu Kanda
Lenalee Lee
Allen Walker

I think that's 50 more or less...

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