J-Halloween Prep 2014: COSPLAY PART TWO

J-Halloween Prep 2014: COSPLAY PART TWO - AkihabaraNews.com

Halloween is Coming!
Many of your have probably noticed that we’ve be gearing up for Halloween all month, most prominently by sharing our J-Halloween Prep 2014 series. We’ve covered Sailor Moon costumes, Tiger-Striped Sexeh cosplay, and the disturbing to some Japanese Schoolgirl CROSSplay (we’ve also shared what’s on the market here in Halloween-explosion Japan). Here in the final stretch before the 31st, we have a few more suggestions.

Why so early?
And why are we doing so in Japan? 

Well, to the ‘Why so early?’ question, it’s because it’s just that time of year, and some stores are already putting out Christmas supplies and decorations. and also, most importantly, it’s just because we can! Come on, it doesn’t hurt to be ahead of the game - Halloween is ON in Tokyo!

As for the ‘Why Japan?’ question, readers can be forgiven for not knowing that Halloween has become a pretty big deal over here. As things have gone in the U.S. and other parts of the Western world, Japan has also embraced Halloween as an event that’s just as much about adults partying, cosplaying, drinking and carousing, and drag-queening as it ever was about kids collecting candy. And so, J-Halloween Prep 2014 Post #4:

COSPLAY PART TWO
Once again our friends at Tokyo Otaku Mode are serving up a range of very acceptable products. As per usual, we don’t care if these were meant for Halloween or not - we officially recommend them for J-Halloween Prep 2014:

#1. Geisha Graffiti Cosplay Outfit

TOM’s Official Description:

“When people think of Japan, often one of the first things to come to mind is the classic image of the geisha. You’ll certainly find no shortage of cosplay options for recreating that iconic traditional Japanese look, but this fantastic set offers something a bit different: a new, modern take on the geisha complete with high-impact psychadelic colors. The set includes a short pink kimono with a fantastically intricate golden decorative pattern, a large black belt attached with velcro and a lovely petticoat to give that fantastic feeling of fullness. This fantastic design is another collaboration between Tokimeki Graffiti and popular Japanese girl group Dempagumi Inc. and is one of the outfits featured in the Dempa Model x 100 Cosplay photobook. Classic and modern at the same time, this fantastic outfit is perfect for adding a bit of colorful elegance to your cosplay world.”

Specs:

  • Series: Tokimeki Graffiti x Dempagumi Inc x Yuji Suzaki
  • Brand: Tokimeki Graffiti
  • Sizes: one size
  • Material: 100% polyester
  • Set Contents: Kimono, Obi, Petticoat
  • Price: $42.99
  • Product Link: Geisha Graffiti Cosplay Outfit

#2. Honey Maid Graffiti Cosplay Outfit 

TOM’s Official Description:

“A fantastic new take on the classic French maid outfit, this excellent cosplay set is another wonderful collaboration between well-known costume makers Tokimeki Graffiti and much-loved Japanese girl group Dempagumi Inc. and was inspired by their Dempa Model x 100 Cosplay photobook. The set includes the classic short black dress with a white frilly top and sleeves attached as well as the usual white apron, white headdress and a black and white choker. Some designs become a classic for a reason, but that doesn’t have to mean you can’t put your own spin on things! Whether it’s Dempagumi Inc. you love, maids or just excellently put together cosplay designs, you can’t go wrong with this excellent outfit set.”

Specs:

  • Series: Tokimeki Graffiti x Dempagumi Inc x Yuji Suzaki
  • Brand: Tokimeki Graffiti
  • Sizes: one size
  • Material: 100% polyester
  • Set Contents: Headdress, Choker, Dress, Apron
  • Price: $42.99
  • Product Link: Honey Maid Graffiti Cosplay Outfit

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    J-Halloween Prep 2014 Complete Lineup
    All Tokyo Otaku Mode Figures, Sushi-Themed Products, Etc.

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    Nothing Scandalous, No Nudity, but Probably NSFW in a lot of Cases

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