Thursday, 25 June 2015

Review: SkyCostume’s Yuichiro Hyakuya Cosplay

Hi everyone~ This is gonna be the first review post of this blog!  (•ᴗ•) And the honor goes to SkyCostume! Wheeee! Owari no Seraph (also known as Seraph of the End) is a new anime that came out this spring! Season 1 just finished and I can't wait for season 2!

Only a few episodes in and I KNEW I had to cosplay Yuu-chan! So I went searching on the internet to see where I could find a costume. This is a new anime, so not many stores have the costume in stock. I stumbled on SkyCostume during my search! They also have Mikaela, Shinoa, Guren and Ferid’s costume available!

~*~ specialize in tailor made costume making, having been in this field for more than 5 years, we have more than 30 expert tailors that will make you any costume you desire. All the costumes you see online are custom-made by our tailors which are made by the daily use standard. The costumes from are all hand-made and can be worn on a daily basis. This is the main difference between our costumes and other fancy dress costumes and cheap mass products.


What's included: Cloak, Coat, Shirt, Pants, Belt, Gloves, Straps

Here is my unwrapping video! You can see how the costume arrived and each part of it!

As you can see from my screenshot, they provide lots of stock pictures, so you can see every item you get! I’ll try to take some detailed pictures of stuff you don’t see on the website and what really stood out!

Here's an upclose look at the belt buckle; I just love the detail! X3

The button rows XD Three of them haha! It's actual legit buttons instead of cheap zipper or clip on buttons. Reiku had to do a check up to make sure I didn't forget any! Oopsies!

Quick view of the over should belt. Once again it's a legit belt! So if you pull it too tight, the back of your costume will go up with it since it's attached on the other side.

For those who are curious, here's a zoomed in view of the fabric of the uniform and the sewn in stripes (not painted, so I'll never have to worry about cracking)


Look: ★★★★★ 
I look good in a military uniform right? (/ε\*) While wearing, I noticed that there was a pair of shoulder pads which is why this costume scores 5/5! Shoulder pads give the illusion of having broader and less sloping shoulder, which I find key for any military themed cosplay!

Quality: ★★★★ 
They used what I call “uniform fabric”, it’s what I would buy myself as fabric when I sew my own uniforms. So it is very thick and not see-through at all. The colors are identical to the stock pictures provided and the character! The only problem I had was with the belt which was hard to open, and it was missing a button to hold the cape, but check below for my review on their customer service!

Shipping: ★★★★★ 
Shipped out on May 21 and received on May 29! That’s 8 days! *w* Loving it~ Cosplays I’ve bought from eBay or other stores took at least 3-4 weeks! The costume was nicely folded in a transparent bag with a slip of paper that had a list of all the components. Then, everything was in a sturdier green bag for shipping!

Special Note 1: 
A+ Customer Response! They always replied to my messages in less than 12 hours, and sometimes replied right after my message so it was almost like chatting to them, how cool is that?!? They also double checked my mailing address and sizing to make sure everything was oki~

Special Note 2: 

A+ Customer Service! Rember how I had a problem with the belt and a missing button? I contacted customer service right away, and the sent me a new belt and TWO new buttons to replace the missing one!

Overall Rating: ★★★★★


I'm really happy with it so my cospartner who will be cosplaying as Yoichi will be ordering the same uniform!

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