Pacific Rim Cosplay

Brooklyn Typhoon is the work of Artist & Performer Peter Kokis. He spent over 500 hours constructing this costume. Check out the galley for all the amazing shots!

Construction time:  550 hours         Parts Acquisition:  10 months         Weight:  152 lbs.


Here is a list of some of the everyday items that went into the construction of the Jaeger:
2 rat traps, 7 mousetraps (2 types),  53 toy truck wheels,  2 business card holders,  hockey helmet, 2 plungers,  rotating lawn sprinkler,  4 egg slicers,  4 ice scrapers,  4 ladles,  4 slotted spoons,  camping thermos, toilet flush valve,  8 ice skate blade guards (2 types),  2 baseball throat guards,  trashcan foot pedal, 2 spoon draincups,  2 blender bases,  4 hair cutter spacers,  2 kneepads,  thermos base,  ski goggles, football shoulder pads,  6 shinguards (3 types),  2 hockey leg guards,  wall outlet plate,  3 vitamin cases (2 types),  3 manicure bowls,  3 doorknob wall guards,  hand towel holder,  4 bicycle splashguards (2 types),  25 turnbuckles,  corner paint applicator,  slotted ladle,  2 faucet strainers,  paper towel holder, 3 screen door latches,  handheld spotlight,  2 flashlights,  closet pole mounts,  lots of bottlecaps, lots of knobs & pull handles,  lots and lots of plastic from trashcans,  buckets & food containers… and a whole lotta inspiration!

More info and pics at Peter’s website

images: Beth Brown, Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures

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