Attack on Titan cosplayer perfectly captures Mikasa Ackerman's soft side - Dexerto

Attack on Titan cosplayer perfectly captures Mikasa Ackerman’s soft side

Published: 22/Apr/2020 0:39 Updated: 23/Apr/2020 1:38

by Virginia Glaze


With Attack on Titan fans left waiting for the popular anime’s final season, they have to bide their time until the grand finale — but luckily, cosplayers are providing some quality content in the interim.

Attack on Titan’s third season ended with a mind-blowing development in summer 2019, with news coming out shortly thereafter that confirmed the anime’s fourth season would, indeed, be its last.

In celebration of the long-running series, Germany-based cosplayer ‘katyushacos’ unveiled her take on tritagonist Mikasa Ackerman, Eren’s adoptive sister and one of the Survey Corps finest soldiers.

Mikasa Ackerman is one of the main characters in Attack on Titan, known for her brutal skill with the blade and ferocious attitude toward anyone who dares to harm adoptive brother Eren Jeager.

The character is known for her brusque attitude and battle-hardened demeanor — to all but close friends Armin and Eren, with whom she grew up in Shiganshina before the fall.

It is this side of Mikasa that katyushacos perfectly captured, bringing to light her more thoughtful and gentle characteristics, as seen in an artful photo of the cosplayer posing in a grassy field, looking into the distance as though wistfully thinking of Eren.

Complete with Mikasa’s red scarf, Scouting Regiment uniform, and green cloak with the Wings of Freedom emblazoned on the back, the cosplayer’s ensemble truly looks as though it were ripped directly from the anime and dropped into the real world.

This isn’t her only photo of the costume, either; katyushacos also provided fans with some headshots of the character, where she gave Mikasa a similarly wistful look as she toyed with her scarf — or is she merely biding her time before slicing into the photographer?

According to the cosplayer, this isn’t her first time dressing up as Mikasa, admitting in an Instagram post that she’d also cosplayed the character during the show’s initial hype in 2013.

Now, she’s back and better than ever, fully integrated into the world of the Titans and willing to do anything to protect Eren and Armin.

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„Better try something than to simply wait for death.“ – Mikasa Ackerman ⚔️ . . . . Uhm I am shook ? I already did Mikasa few years ago when my hype was on its maximum. I wasn’t really satisfied with my Mikasa back than but now I feel so good as her! I am going to have photoshoot in her full outfit! ??? . . . . . . #cosplay #anime #attackontitan #mikasa #mikasacosplay #shingekinokyojin #attackontitancosplay #manga #animegirl #cute #kawaii #dolly #selfie #cosplayers #cosplayersofinstagram #animecosplay #japan #進撃の巨人 #worldcosplay #かわいい

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With Attack on Titan’s fourth season set for Fall 2020, fans have little else to do other than wait for the series’ thrilling conclusion — but thankfully, katyushacos is here with some much-needed cosplay to save the day (and save fans from bloodthirsty Titans).


League of Legends cosplayer ready to rebel as Vastayan “baddy” Xayah

Published: 30/Oct/2020 6:18

by Isaac McIntyre


League of Legends cosplayer Wanderlustica, who made a name for herself as a cosplay extraordinaire, has brought feisty ADC heroine Xayah to life in all her Vastayan glory ⁠— you won’t see many LoL cosplays much better than this!

In 2017, League of Legends developers Riot Games decided to try something a little outside the box for their next champion release. Instead of dropping just one character, they debuted a duo ⁠— feathery Vastayan lovers Xayah and Rakan.

The pair fit like a glove. She was an ADC, and he was her support. The pair ⁠— and their sassy love ⁠— soon became fan-faves in the League of Legends fandom.

League cosplayer rules roost as Xayah

Of course, like any League favorite, there’s been plenty of cosplay takes on the pair. Now, that includes famous cosplayer Wanderlustica, who donned a stunning costume of the LoL “baddy” for an Instagram photoshoot earlier this month.

Wanderlustica’s stunning Xayah cosplay is absolutely amazing. She’s got every detail on point, from the Vastayan’s big busy ears, to her blue and red battle robe, and even the skull adorned on her shoulder from her old victories.

The Xayah outfit also had the purple hood the ADC wears into every game on Summoner’s Rift, as well as her glorious purple and blood-red feathers. Luca rounded out the cosplay with knee-high wrap boots, and tough steel vambraces.


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“I definitely loved wearing this cosplay, I love badass characters and Xayah is definitely one of them!” the Dutch cosplayer said of her League cosplay. “I’m so in love with it.”

Luca, who often makes her cosplays before showing them off on Instagram, was actually sent this Xayah outfit from Ezcosplay. The cosplay company had put the outfit together for Wanderlustica, who then added makeup and effects.


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Wanderlustica is far from the only League cosplayer to unveil a fancy new outfit recently either. Ariatamagotchi got into the Halloween spirit earlier this month with a perfect take on Bewitching Nidalee, and Sweet Angel donned an awesome Akali cosplay in late September.

Luca also has more LoL projects in the works too. She’s already set to reveal her new K/DA cosplay soon, so keep your eyes peeled for that in November!