Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Final Fantasy IV Cecil Cosplay: The Ultima of Cosplays

by Lambert Varias

While making my customary bedtime lurking on Reddit, I came upon a link that pointed to an “Incredible Dark Knight Cecil (from Final Fantasy IV) custom armor.” Okay, click. Then I came upon these pictures and was thoroughly confused. Was this an action figure? A statue? A scale model? I just had a hard time considering the real answer: it’s a costume.

final fantasy iv cecil cosplay by neilbombad

Believe it or not, there is a man inside that costume. He’s Denver native NeilBombad, who spent about 8 months making the Dark Knight armor of Cecil Harvey, the captain of the Red Wings and main hero of the classic SNES game Final Fantasy IV. He designed and modeled each piece on his own using reference images, then printed the armor on ABS plastic using a 3D printer. NeilBombad said it took over 500 hours to print the whole thing. He then used black ABS glue to fill in and strengthen the plastic. Hours and hours of sanding, priming and painting finally brought the armor to its shiny and solid state.

final fantasy iv cecil cosplay by neilbombad 2

Tell Cid to fire up the airship and travel to CosBlog for more details and pictures. You can also view NeilBombad’s profile on Cosplay and Acparadise for more pics. This just trumped the Steampunk Iron Man as my favorite cosplay.

final fantasy iv cecil cosplay by neilbombad 3

final fantasy iv cecil cosplay by neilbombad 4

Photos by Joseph Chi Lin

[via Reddit]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (3):

  1. John Cliff Alvarez says:

    That’s freaking sick!!! I WANT ONE!!!!

  2. FinalFantasy8Addict says:

    Wicked Cool :)

    note to guy who created costume:
    Make me an EXACT replica of Sephiroth’s outfit from Advent Children and I will pay you whatever the freaking hell you want in cash.

  3. cosplay1 says:

    You know COSPLAY ? Do you want to be in the movie heroes? That is to cosplaycostume.me, choose it choosing success.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Acer Revo Build Modular Mini PC: Revo Stacko

Acer Revo Build Modular Mini PC: Revo Stacko

Killing Time Takes on a New Meaning with the Arachnophobia Timepiece

Killing Time Takes on a New Meaning with the Arachnophobia Timepiece

R2-D2 Bento Box: May the Lunch Be with You

R2-D2 Bento Box: May the Lunch Be with You

A New King T-shirt Mashes Star Wars with The Sword in the Stone

A New King T-shirt Mashes Star Wars with The Sword in the Stone

Parents Give Son\

Parents Give Son's Bedroom a Portal Makeover: You'll Always Be Test Subject #1

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by