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Jet Grind Radio Beat and Gum Cosplay

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Yesterday I highlighted a new to me cosplay, and this morning I have two more: Beat and Gum from Jet Set Radio (also known as Jet Grind Radio). The Japanese game was released in 2000 in the United States on Sega and is set in Tokyo-to. The player characters are part of a gang called The GGs, and one of the goals of the game is to cover the graffiti placed by other gangs with your own. Jennifer and Dave upgraded their Beat and Gum costumes for the recent PAX East convention.

Here are Beat and Gum on the cover of the game:

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The costumes are bright and other than the skates, they look comfortable. And speaking of skates, if you plan to wear them as part of your costume, check the convention’s rules before you pack them since skates aren’t always permitted. Jennifer mentioned they locked their Rollerblade wheels and walked around in them as though they were boots.

Here’s some notes from Jen on how she made her Gum costume:

My dress (sewn from Butterick pattern 4443) is the same as last time. I did, however, upgrade my turtleneck. This one I sewed from scratch using Simplicity 1325.

I couldn’t find a striped knit fabric in the colors I wanted, so I made it myself. I pieced together long stripes of green and lime knit fabric, sewed them together, and then topstiched next to all of the seams. Then, I cut out my pattern pieces from it and sewed the top. I had wing it when it came to the turtleneck since the original pattern didn’t have one.

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They spray painted their Rollerblades and added the embellishments with air dry Model Magic. They applied a few layers of matte finish Mod Podge to give the clay more strength. The “jet boosters” on the back of the skates were made from travel-sized bottles. And just in case they were asked to remove their skates, they decorated slip on shoes to match the skates.

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See more photos of the finished Beat and Gum costumes at Jennifer’s blog.

Top photo by Punto De Aries



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