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Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer jumps into battle as Ty Lee

Published: 20/Aug/2020 15:57 Updated: 20/Aug/2020 16:00

by Matt Porter

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Talented Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer ‘mariesturges’ showed off her perfect take on the Fire Nation’s chi-blocking acrobat Ty Lee in an amazing take that looks like it was lifted straight off the screen. 

Avatar: The Last Airbender follows the story of Aang, an Avatar who has the special ability to control the elements of water, earth, air, and fire, while others can only ever master one.

Added to Netflix in 2020, it captured the hearts of new fans around the world, while those who loved the show during its original run back in 2005 were given the opportunity to relive the epic tale once more.

It’s no surprise then that many have been cosplaying as characters from the Nickelodeon show once again, with characters like Zuko, Aang, and of course, Aang, all getting recreated in real life by viewers.

Ty Lee is an acrobatic firebender from the Fire Nation.
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The popular animation made its debut in 2005 on Nickelodeon.

Viewers first meet Ty Lee in the Fire Nation circus as princess Azula convinces her to join her entourage in order to hunt down Prince Zuko and his uncle, Iroh. Despite teaming with the show’s villain, the gymnast always showed off her bubbly and outgoing personality, and her acrobatic skills made her a clear favorite for many fans around the world.

Someone who is clearly a fan of the character is Instagram user ‘mariesturges,’ as she uploaded her amazing take to her profile. In the show, the Fire Nation gymnast is usually seen wearing an all-pink outfit that consists of a collared shirt that shows off her midriff, and a pair of knee-high balloon pants, a look that Marie captures perfectly, even mimicking a pose that Ty Lee looks absolutely natural performing.

Everything is perfectly accurate, including the long pigtail that starts at the crown of her head, and even the bangs which frame her face, making this one of the most accurate Ty Lee cosplays we have ever seen.

 

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?▪️ “Ooh, it’s like we’re dancing together!” ▪️? Another fancy pose from my Ty Lee shoot! I was thinking about making her other Fire Nation outfit with some of the extra fabric I have lying around. ? What do y’all think?? I also really love the casual versions of her that artists have drawn, because they’re so fashionable and quite cute! ? I pretty much have the rest of 2020 to think about this so why not start planning now lol. ? ??????? ✖️ Cosplay: made by me ✖️ Contacts: Vassen Rainbow Eyes Grayish Blue from @pinkyparadisedotcom (use code ✨mariesturges✨ for a free mystery gift! ??????? #tylee #tyleecosplay #avatarthelastairbender #atlab #avatarthelastairbendercosplay #avatarcosplay #cosplay #atlabcosplay #cosplay

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Despite ending in 2008, The Last Airbender continues to be a worldwide sensation thanks to its arrival on Netflix in May, which sent existing fans into meltdown and opened it up to a huge audience who had never seen the show before.

The streaming service is set to bring Aang to life in a live-action series in 2020, however the series’ original creators have departed the production citing “creative differences.”
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Demon Slayer cosplayer goes viral as perfect Nezuko in a box

Published: 23/Oct/2020 0:47

by Brent Koepp

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A Demon Slayer cosplayer went viral on Instagram after adorably bringing Nezuko Kamado traveling in a box to life. The talented artist creatively transformed into the anime heroine while riding on the back of Tanjiro.

Demon Slayer was the breakout anime of 2019, as viewers around the world became enthralled with its brutally dark world and stylish animation. The series follows the Kamado siblings who are on a quest to avenge their family.

Prolific cosplayer Zekia ‘aru.rinh‘ went viral on social media when she transformed into the show’s lead heroine, Nezuko. The talented artist re-created the character traveling in a box that will be sure to capture hearts of fans.

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The anime heroine travels in a box carried on her brother’s back.

Demon Slayer cosplayer brings Nezuko in a box to life

Early on in the story, Nezuko Kamado is turned into a demon after surviving a brutal attack from a creature. A part of her new powers is the ability to shrink her body. To avoid being seen, the heroine travels in a box that is carried by her brother.

Cosplayer ‘aru.rinh’ went viral on Instagram after bringing the iconic plot point to real life. Photographer ‘muze‘ captured Zekia sitting in a box strapped to the back of an artist portraying her sibling, Tanjiro.

Adorably, her legs hang out of the wooden container as she sits snugly in the box. In the picture’s caption, she explained, “yes i do fit all the way into the box.”

In another shot posted to social media, aru.rinh gave viewers a full look at how detailed her costume really is. She faithfully created Nezuko’s signature pink yukata, including the red and white checkered sash around her waist. Zekia even included the character’s large leg wraps that go into her sandals.

The cosplayer also posed in an up-close portrait photo, and shows off how faithful her look is to the anime. In the series, the Kamado sibling’s eyes turn bright pink after being turned into a demon, which aru.rinh nailed effortlessly as her curly black hair falls on her shoulders.

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ac is broken and i’m dying photo: @muze

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Demon Slayer originally made its debut in 2016 as a manga, however found worldwide acclaim after being adapted into an anime by studio Ufotable.

After a year of waiting, the series finally makes its return in the form of the theatrical film Mugen Train. For everything we know about the project, check out our guide here.