My son wants to make a costume that a anime character is wearing. He's
taking Japanese (he's at the very tippy top of the class and he's
finding it easy) and a anime convention is coming up in Aug/Sep time
frame. Thus the need for a convention costume.

He wants a video capture the frames so he can duplicate exactly the
demented ... er dimensions of the costume.

What would you use. Oh... it's off a You tube video where he found the