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Cosplay: Tifa KH2 by Risachantag Cosplay: Tifa KH2 by Risachantag
Photography by ...and there are more awesome photos of me and Cathy yet to come!

For comparison, Tifa's official character art picture can be found here: [link]

I made this outfit for Wai-con 2006, where my group won first prize for the best skit! ^_^

A lot of work went into this, though probably the hardest bit was the pleated half skirt. I used black vinyl for most of the costume, and unfortunately it was impossible to iron, as the plastic would melt! the pleats were all made by making a line of hot glue between the two sheets of vinyl then folding it into shape as the glue set.

There are still a few things I'd like to fix up, though. I found some better buttons shortly after and con, and I'd still like to do some more styling on the wig.

Why no ribbon? Because this is the Kingdom Hearts 2 version of the costume; Aeris is alive, therefore, no ribbons. =)

Time: Two months, on and off, though much of the time was spent looking for material.
Materials: Black vinyl/pleather, white nylon (?)
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White-Asian Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm probably going to be repeating some people, but this is just an amazing job!
I plan as cosplaying as Tifa for this year's AKon but having difficulty with it. I have the shoes and ribbon, but the outfit itself is being a pain. Do you have a pattern or tips on how you did this, or even do commissions? It's the best Tifa cosplay I've seen :)
TheCoolCosplayer22 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I want to cosplay Tifa from KH2 someday and this is so inspiring! :D
masterofthenothing Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012
great work and pics. and i don't even like advent children Tifa that much :-s
cannongamesx Featured By Owner May 5, 2011  Student Digital Artist
damn, thats the best ive seen, i kid you not, if u were half Asian it would be the perfect (shes supposed to be full Asian but it never looks right to me)
nightmaredude456 Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is definitely one of the best Tifa AC/KH2 costumes ever made, and you make a good Tifa to boot!
Marianis2305 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
OH nooooo you forgot the pink ribbon! xD movin on, I'm gonna use these for a reference okay? I'm gonna try to make my own.
Risachantag Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
The reason for the lack of a pink ribbon was because I was cosplaying the Kingdom Hearts 2 version of Tifa, along with an Aeris and Yuffie (as Aeris wasn't dead, there was no pink ribbon). Good luck with your version!
Marianis2305 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh okay! Thanks!
bluerai Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
How did you make this? Did you use any patterns? Im thinking about cosplaying Tifa based on your costume (because it's AWESOME :la:)
MizukiHoshiko Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your outfit ^_^
I wanna dress as Tifa ^_^
Did you make the outfit? if Yes, YOUR GREAT, if no, where did you get it?
Risachantag Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! She's really fun to cosplay as. Yes, I made it myself. =)
MizukiHoshiko Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
babyj213 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 11 out of 10
Strawb3rry-D3mon Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
you are so beautiful

you make a great tifa :D
JazUmiN13 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
how did you make that?
Ssrok-Varr Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010   Traditional Artist
awesome cosplay
kairiandroxas101 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your costume.
Dragomyra Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Student General Artist
YOu make a really great Tifa. <3<3 ^^
talkinggoat972 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
I love it when cosplay manages to be understated and true to the source material simultaneously, and this accomplishes both. The only Tifa cosplay I have seen that is akin to normal clothing! Kudos!
Cutroc350 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010
Beautiful work.
Dadanshe Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Could you please tell me how you made that outfit? or where you bought it?Soon i have a convention and i want to go as tifa
el-ash Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2009
The costplay that fit you the most.
DoctorEvil06 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You look awesome as Tifa!
sona2005gourav Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008
looks so cute and perfect xD
sona2005gourav Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008
looks so cute and perfect !
muzski Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2008   Digital Artist
I have fainted! :D
jesmarishu Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008
do you have a pattern for it? or just did it from pictures?i really need to know
AceofSpades53 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008
Advent Children for the win.
You look good as Tifa ^w^ I applaude you on your art as well, very well sketched and colored
Dae08 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You may have been asked this already, but does Tifa wear the same outfit in KH2 as she does in Advent Children? I don't know I'm just curious. I haven't played KH2 but I've seen AC and this looks like what she wears in that. Looks awesome either way though!!
Kitten-of-Woe Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2008
I have featured you in the news article FINAL FANTASY VII: ADVENT CHILDREN.
ATomboyNamedShade Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2008   Traditional Artist
Kaytori Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2008
that outfit suits you
Omnipotrent Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2008
Awsome crossplay!
Ariesbaby Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
WOW!! I love the costume!! ^_^
Formel Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
great cosplay, and the poses are very good :wow:
my roommate (who does twaekwondo) said: Beautiful Kick! :giggle:
she is crazy, hyper and cannot sleep if she doesn't have the right amout of work-out before...
blurymind Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2008
you are one kool tifa. =)
that high kick must he hard to least for me..Hmm,i shpuld try
X0-chaotic-twist-0X Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2007
is it real hair???

oh!! thats a really high kick!
Inuyoujo Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2007
Awesome! Best Tifa cosplay i've seen so far! :nod: You're actuasly wearing the RIGHT shoes! People mess that up too easily... GET SOME DAMN CONVERSE IDIOTS! :rage:
keldorald Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2007  Student Interface Designer
Brazil Coments!!!
I like so much of your cosplay!!!

*Gostei muito do seu cosplay!!!*
firepower03 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007   General Artist
wow great work!
superfizz Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your smile :) Great cosplay
Lost-in-time-Berserk Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2007
Kawaii! So nice cosplay! (...and so nice girl../)
Washi-of-the-sky Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2007
very cute
Kinetijitsu Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2007
I'm loving this set of pictures! You're very spot on with the likeness, which is always a good thing. You've really captured Tifa's spunky, cheerful side and the way you smile/smirk, really reminds of some of the scenes in Advent Children(namely when she's proud of Cloud's strength). The detail of the costume is excellent, and the simple amount of work you put into it shows, from the ribboned shoes to the pleated half skirt! Keep up your work, it's excellent.
aashiks Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome !
Guzkull Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007
very nice
zanroth Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2007   Digital Artist
Great costume, and great to see someone who looks the part too.
RageTH Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
This is you?

Wow. Spot on on the outfit. Got some ups on that side kick I see. You pass as a rather good Tifa!
Ser-Mozes Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007
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