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Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer gives Zuko a scorching female twist

Published: 9/Feb/2020 19:34 Updated: 10/Feb/2020 4:04

by Brent Koepp


A talented cosplayer gave Avatar: The Last Airbender’s Zuko an incredible female twist, bringing to life the troubled prince with special effects that will have you seeing him like never before. 

The Last Airbender originally made its debut on Nickelodeon in 2005, and became a cultural phenomena, even spawning graphic novels and a spin-off series. The show centers on a monk named Aang who can bend the four elements of water, earth, air, and fire.

On his quest to bring balance to the world, the protagonist is hunted down by Prince Zuko of the Fire Nation. A skilled artist captured the popular character with her stunning cosplay, and will be sure to wow fans of the animation with epic fire-bending.

The popular character is the prince of the Fire Nation.

Prince Zuko brought to life with female twist

Perhaps the most complex character in the animation, Zuko wrestles with his own inner demons throughout the story. He is the son of Lord Ozai, who is the ruler of the Fire Nation and the main villain of the series.

Cosplayer ‘gaby_cosplay‘ collaborated with photographer ‘blackborn_photographie‘ to bring the Avatar character to life with amazing special effects. You can almost feel the heat coming off the picture as she shoots flames out of her hands.

While for most of the series the prince is effectively banished from his own country, the talented artist managed to recreate his royal attire to perfection. The red, black, and gold robes drape around her as she strikes the fiery pose.

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Gaby posted more shots of the costume on her social media account, giving us a better look at the detail that went into becoming Zuko. Cleverly, she used red tulle-like fabric in her hands to simulate fire-bending.

Teaming up with photographer ‘stephanerock,’ she struck another pose, giving the Fire Nation attire a twist with the leg slit at the bottom and her appropriately flame-colored footwear. She also recreated the character’s iconic burn scar under his left eye.

The cosplay artist shared another stunning picture where she is in Zuko’s signature bending stance as fire pours from out of her hands. She even faithfully created his royal headpiece, which is given to him at the end of the series.

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"My sister was born to be lucky; I was lucky to be born" . . Again with #princezuko but this time a completely different style by @photo2f.ca ?❤? shooting with him is always so easy and fun! Also a huge thanks to @karim_ben_jemaa who lent us his studio and equipment and Josée Houle for her time and tips! . . Cosplay & props by me

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While the Last Airbender originally ended in 2008, Avatar fans have a lot to be excited for as Netflix announced that they will be remaking the beloved cartoon on their streaming service in the form of a live-action drama.

The groundbreaking show is also celebrating its 20th anniversary in February, and Nickelodeon is re-releasing the entire show on Blu-Ray for the occasion.


Darling in the Franxx cosplayer goes viral as real life Zero Two

Published: 27/Oct/2020 17:33 Updated: 27/Oct/2020 18:23

by Brent Koepp


A talented cosplayer made waves on Instagram after bringing Darling in the Franxx protagonist Zero Two to life. The artist’s transformation into the anime heroine will leave fans of the series in awe.

Darling in the Franxx made its explosive debut in 2018, and became the breakout anime of the year. The hit project was a joint collaboration between popular creators CloverWorks and Studio Trigger.

To celebrate the series, prolific cosplayer Zekia ‘aru.rinh’ created an insanely accurate costume of the show’s lead protagonist. Her faithful portrayal of the pink-haired heroine is so good, she truly becomes the real life Zero Two.

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The popular anime features enigmatic character Zero Two.

Cosplayer goes viral as real life Zero Two

The anime takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where humans are on the verge of extinction from monsters called Klaxosaurs. To fight back, pilots control massive mechs called Franx, which need two people to operate. The most powerful character in the series is the half human hybrid, Zero Two.

Popular cosplayer Zekia ‘aruh.rinh’ went viral on social media after sharing her transformation into the heroine. Photographer ‘lostdumplings‘ captured the artist posing in the character’s signature red and white pilot bodysuit.

Zekia faithfully portrayed Zero Two’s iconic look, which includes her flowing pink hair and headband which covers her two red horns. The anime protagonist has the objects growing out of her head as a result of having Klaxosaur blood in her.


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In another shot posted to Instagram, aruh.rinh recreated a popular scene from Episode 7 where the characters go to the beach. Standing in a white bathing suite, she depicted Zero Two standing front of the ocean in a gorgeous picture taken by ‘muze.’


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As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the artist also created a third costume of the heroine. In the story, the pilots attend an academy and wear school uniforms. Zekia posed for ‘shutterfoo‘ while sitting on a set of stairs.


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The talented cosplayer has gone viral several times before, as her incredibly detailed costumes bring popular animes to life. In October, Zekia captured hearts of Demon Slayer fans with her adorable Nezuko in a box outfit.

Despite coming out in 2018, Darling in the Fraxx has already become a wildly popular franchise. Those wanting to see what all the hype is about can catch it now on streaming services Crunchyroll and Funimation.