Roxas says that once they started working on it, the cost of the materials started adding up. The 24-year-old Nadin says the cosplay was a one-week, round-the-clock last-minute effort. Loki said they don’t carry professional cosplay materials in her country, Venezuela, so she made her staff with aluminum, PVC pipe, captain marvel costumes and duct tape. Ochoa traveled from Monterrey, Mexico, to show of his Game of Thrones cosplay at Comic-Con. For about three months, Roxas and Preciado spent their time after work building the elaborate cosplays based on the characters from the Final Fantasy VII game.