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Avatar The Last Airbender cosplayer becomes Zuko with fiery female twist

Published: 29/Jun/2020 22:26

by Brent Koepp

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A talented Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer shared her fiery transformation into Zuko. The artist’s unique take gives the Fire Nation prince a creative female twist that will have fans feeling the heat.

The Last Airbender made its groundbreaking debut on Nickelodeon in 2005, and has since gone on to become a cultural phenomenon. Viewers around the world connected with its story about a monk name Aang who, as the Avatar, can control the elements of Earth, Water, Air, and Fire.

On his quest to bring balance to the world, the lovable protagonist is hunted down by the Fire Nation’s prince Zuko. A talented cosplayer captured the popular character with her unique cosplay that gives the firebender a female spin.

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The banished prince is one of the most popular characters in Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Avatar cosplayer becomes Zuko

In the show, Zuko is the banished prince from the Fire Nation. The troubled royalty embarks on a quest to capture the Avatar, believing he will regain his honor from his country if he succeeds. However, the character goes through many transformations throughout the story, and is beloved by fans.

Cosplayer ‘Crystalcat‘ showed off her take on the Avatar hero, giving him an incredible female spin. Using clever editing, the artist wields flames in her hands to mimic the prince’s fiery bending skills.

Crystalcat nails Zuko’s look, perfectly capturing his iconic burn mark, which he tragically sports over his left eye. In the story, he receives the scar from his father, Lord Ozai, after speaking out against him. The damage to his face is a painful reminder of his past.

The cosplayer mirrors his messy black hair, even including his parted bangs, which hang over the middle of his forehead. The cosplay incredibly incorporates both Zuko and his sister princess Azula, making this one of the best Avatar costumes we’ve ever seen.

The Last Airbender has continued to grow in popularity over the years, even getting a sequel spinoff series called The Legend of Korra in 2012. Those wanting to revisit the animation are in luck, because Netflix has just added it to their lineup.

The streaming giant also plans to bring Aang’s story to life with a live-action adaptation. The project is even being helmed by Avatar creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. For everything we know about it so far, check out our guide here.

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Demon Slayer cosplayer flutters like a radiant butterfly as Shinobu Kocho

Published: 21/Oct/2020 7:27 Updated: 21/Oct/2020 7:31

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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A Demon Slayer cosplayer has metamorphosed into Shinobu Kochu and spread her wings in an elegant and well-detailed outfit that looks as real as it gets.

Shinobu Kocho is one of the standout characters in Demon Slayer. On the surface, she seems like a small, gentle, and soft-spoken angel with a calm and composed demeanor. But don’t let her size and appearance fool you. Shinobu Kocho is an incredibly powerful Demon Slayer. 

Beneath her skin is an immense and burning hatred towards demons, one which almost consumed her in the past. It started when she lost her beloved sister to the demons and sought revenge on them ever since.

It’s the reason Shinobu Kocho became a Demon Slayer in the first place.

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Shinobu Kocho is a dazzling and powerful Demon Slayer.

Shinobu Kocho is a powerful, quick, and deadly swordsman. However, she’s also a medical expert and a master in pharmacology. To make matters worse for her opponents, she coats her weapon with poison and can perform ‘Insect Breathing.’

It’s easy to see why she’s a fan-favorite among Demon Slayer cosplayers. But although there are many amazing Shinobu Kocho cosplays, a Russian cosplayer named dabllmi has taken it to a whole new level.

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Очень не запланированный фотосет вылился в эту потрясающую фотографию. 🦋 В конце июля я писала, что август принесёт мне много радости и новых знакомств. Вот знакомство с @bemycosplaymuse стало как раз этим событием. На самом деле я ещё долго буду вспоминать этот август и ставить его в пример, той жизни, которую я хочу. Работать на любимой работе, заниматься тем, что нравится, общаться с людьми, которым действительно есть дело до тебя. Вот что потрясающе. Помощник на фотосессии @zefirka_natsuki огромное спасибо за помощь 💕😌 #鬼滅の刃コスプレ #鬼滅 #鬼殺隊 #鬼滅の刀 #鬼滅の刃コスプレ #鬼滅の刃コスプレ #胡蝶しのぶ #kimetsunoyaiba #demonslayer #demonslayercosplay #kimetsunoyaibacosplay #冨岡義勇 #shinobukocho #shinobukochocosplay #cosplaygirls #kawaii #cutecosplay #cosplayrussia #otaku #moe #geekcosplay

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There’s an incredible amount of detail in her cosplay. It permeates everything from her kimono, hair, and sandals to the sword itself. The shades and patterns are all on-point, and it really looks like Shinobu Kocho herself has come to life.

Combined with high-quality photography that includes a moon and leaves in the background and pink butterflies in the foreground, this cosplay is about as flawless as they come.

If you want to get a closer look at the outfit, you can swipe over to a second picture. The perfection of her kimono shine through even more. All in all, it was an unbelievable cosplay and one that many will mesmerize many Demon Slayer fans. 

If you’re like us and still desperately waiting for Demon Slayer Season 2, it seems like it’s still a while away. But in the meantime, there’s no harm in cosplaying your favorite characters and bringing them to life.