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Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer earthbends as real life Toph Beifong

Published: 1/Jun/2020 22:17

by Brent Koepp

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An Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer transformed herself into Toph Beifong with a mind blowing outfit. The artist brought the heroine’s earthbending to life with incredible special effects. 

Avatar made its groundbreaking debut in 2005, and wowed audiences of all ages with its mature storytelling and epic world building. The series follows a monk named Aang, who as the Avatar, can control the elements of Water, Earth, Air, and Fire.

A talented cosplayer shared her insanely accurate costume of  popular character Toph Beifong. The jaw-dropping photos look so much like the lovable heroine, it’s almost as if she’s punched her way out of the screen and into real life.

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The blind earthbender is one of the show’s most popular characters.

Avatar cosplayer brings Toph to life

The show follows Avatar Aang’s journey to master the four elements, and bring balance to the world. In Book 2, the monk is in search of an earthbending teacher, and finds it in the sassy but lovable Toph Beifong. The blind heroine uses her feet to sense the space around her.

Cosplayer ‘hyllenlaeuferin‘ transformed into the Avatar character, and wowed with how accurate her portrayal is. The artist posed as the character in her Season 2 green and yellow Earth Kingdom attire.

Hyllen perfectly mirrors Toph’s pulled back bun hairstyle, while having her messy bangs hang over her eyes. She even included the character’s signature green and gold headband, which has two white poms on each side.

In another incredible shot, the cosplayer brings earthbending to life, as she uses special effects and editing to lift rocks around her. She perfectly captures the character’s hand movements she uses when fighting.

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The artist also shared a side profile shot on Instagram, giving viewers a glimpse into how detailed her outfit is. This is honestly one of the best cosplays we’ve ever seen of the Avatar heroine.

The Last Airbender reached its 15th anniversary in February, and to celebrate Nickelodeon re-released the entire series on Blu-Ray. If you want to watch it right now, you are in luck as Netflix has also just added it to its platform.

The streaming giant also remaking the show in the form of a live-action drama. For everything we know so far about the upcoming project, check out our guide here. The series will be lead by Avatar creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.

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World of Warcraft cosplayer is ready for Shadowlands as Valeera Sanguinar

Published: 24/Nov/2020 7:23 Updated: 24/Nov/2020 11:07

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is finally here, and cosplayers have been celebrating in the build-up, but one has truly outdone herself with an incredible recreation of Valeera Sanguinar.

World of Warcraft has one of the richest lores and stories in video game history. It’s filled with unique characters in all shapes and sizes and has told their stories for many years.

Now, their stories will continue once again in the latest expansion, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, which is now live. It revolves around the actions of Sylvanas Windrunner, who has ripped open a portal to the Shadowlands.

It’s certainly a dark timeline, but players are thrilled to have been called back into action. However, it’s hard to find anyone more excited than maywedacosplay, a popular Russian cosplayer named Eva.

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Valeera Sanguinar is a popular character in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.

Eva celebrated the release of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands by doing what she does best, cosplaying her favorite characters. She’s cosplayed many World of Warcraft characters in the past, and the standard of quality has always been top-notch.

Now, she’s cosplayed Valeera Sanguinar, a beloved blood elf rogue who has never formally joined either Horde or Alliance.

“Glory to Sin’dorei!” she said, quoting one of the blood elves’ most famous lines. “What characters do you want to see in Shadowlands the most?

 

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Eva’s cosplay is stunning from head to toe. The hair, make-up, and green eyes are on point. However, the real highlight has to be the sheer level of quality in the hood, chest-piece, shoulders, bracers, and leggings.

All the pieces have a perfect blend of crimson-red mixed with gold elven seams. They have infamous green Fel crystals slotted into them, which have a long history with blood elves.

 

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It’s a phenomenal cosplay that deserves all the praise, and the high-quality photography makes it even better.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands has already set the world on fire. But Eva’s cosplay will undoubtedly add to the excitement.