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DRRR - Hibiya - Regality by Izaya-chan DRRR - Hibiya - Regality by Izaya-chan
I should be sleeping right now like the night owl I have become. However, it seems like sleep is evading me and I needed to find myself something to do. Ta da~ a new picture! I have been wanting to post a new one since yesterday *Koholint added her first Delic feature.

As she explained, we fell in love with the designs as soon as Hibiya’s cover came out and we decided to add them to our A-Kon 22 cosplay 'to do' list. If I recall correctly, this was one of my last cosplays to add to the final list and I am so very glad I went ahead and did it. So far, I have to say it is one of my favorites to wear. Very comfortable albeit slightly hot for Texas weather.

If you are wondering about “Delic” and “Hibiya” and why you haven’t seen them in the anime or the novels, the reason is because they are both designs for CD covers. Izaya’s song is Subarashii Hibi (Hibi + Izaya = Hibiya) and Shizuo’s design comes from the Shizuo version of Psychedelic Dreams. The Japanese fandom has taken these versions and given them their own personalities… sort of like alternate versions of Izaya and Shizuo. Delic (*Koholint ) is supposed to be somewhat smooth and flirty while Hibiya is slightly arrogant and princely (and a tsundere).

Cosplay is self-made and crown is the work of a friend (I don’t think he has a DA.) A note on the design, the CD cover isn’t very specific as to how the bottom of the outfit looks like so I studied several fanarts/cosplayers to decide on what to do. Luckily, I found that amazing stripped fabric for the pants and I went with puffy pants (and sleeves). Also, I am wearing golden contacts in this picture even though they don’t show much.


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Prince Hibiya (Izaya): :iconizaya-chan:

Photographer: *johnsonsan



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:iconsebastian-the-demon:
Sebastian-the-Demon Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
M-May i aks how u made the shirt?
and the cape? 0 - 0;;;
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:iconizaya-chan:
Izaya-chan Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I made my own pattern. I couldn't find anything to resemble what I needed but I think you might find some patterns for a cape and then modify the collar, same with the tunic ^_^
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:iconkage-no-karite:
Kage-no-Karite Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
did you make this?
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:iconizaya-chan:
Izaya-chan Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
yes, I did ^_^
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:iconkage-no-karite:
Kage-no-Karite Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
how? o_o
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:iconizaya-chan:
Izaya-chan Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
well, sewing? I made the costume from the scratch and a friend made the crown ^^; let me know if you want more details about a particular part.
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PyromaniacKai Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This cosplay is absolutely perfect!
Splendid Job! :heart:
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:iconizaya-chan:
Izaya-chan Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you very much!!
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DanicaSpirit Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
These pictures are adorable and now I want to see these characters in the anime now...though that's not going to happen huh?

ahhhh, now I want to try making this cosplay too! There needs to be more of this! This is definitely going on my list now too!
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Izaya-chan Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
aww I don't think it will happen unfortunately but I would adore it too!

I am really happy you like our cosplay ^_^ thank you for the nice comment
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