Cosplayer sets the world on fire as Avatar: The Last Airbender's Azula - Dexerto
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Cosplayer sets the world on fire as Avatar: The Last Airbender’s Azula

Published: 8/Dec/2019 20:04

by Brent Koepp

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A skilled cosplayer wowed fans with her Princess Azula costume, bringing the Avatar: The Last Airbender villain to life with scorching accuracy.

The Last Airbender captivated audiences around the world since first airing on Nickelodeon in 2005. The animation centers around a child monk named Aang who can bend the four elements of Earth, Air, Water, and Fire.

On his epic journey to master his powers and bring balance to humanity, he faces the ever looming threat of the Fire Nation, and is chased down by the wicked Princess Azula.

Nickelodeon The Fire Nation princess is one of the show’s antagonists.

Princess Azula brought to life

Throughout the series Avatar Aang and his group of friends are hunted down by Azula, the terrifyingly powerful fire bender who will stop at nothing to kill him.

Cosplayer ‘aigera_dunamis‘ shared her take on the Fire Nation princess, and blew fans away with how much she looks like the show’s antagonist, even down to the signature bending stance with her fingers.

Not only has she faithfully recreated the princess’s royal attire – which includes her iconic hair piece – she also has her facial expressions down perfectly with her furrowed brow and piercing stare.

As if her costume wasn’t already impressive enough, the Russian artist kicked it up a notch, with her collaboration with ‘aerlis_photos‘ who delivered stunning photography of the cosplayer.

Using special effects and faithfully pulling off the character’s fighting stance, Aigera brings Azula to life by recreating a scene from the show as the character devastatingly bends fire towards her enemy.

The photo also gives us a full view of her costume, showing the lengths she went to intricately re-create the wicked princess outfit, which consists of her leather shoulder pads, boots, and the Fire Nation belt crest.

Instagram: @aigera_dunamisThe talented cosplayer bends fire with this incredible Azula photo.

While the series only lasted for three seasons and ended in 2008, the show’s legacy has only gotten bigger over time, with it getting an official spin-off in 2012 called The Legend of Korra, which centers around the next Avatar.

To top it off, Netflix announced in 2019 that they will be bringing back the show in 2020 as a live-action remake, which will release just in time for the animation’s 15th anniversary.

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Valorant cosplayer re-invents herself as quirky genius Killjoy

Published: 28/Nov/2020 7:00

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Killjoy might be the inventive genius in the Valorant roster, but one of her biggest fans deserves the title too after she dished up a remarkably accurate cosplay. 

Valorant’s Agents are all unique. They have different strengths and weaknesses in certain situations. Killjoy, for example, is an absolute menace to face due to her ability to crowd control using gadgets.

However, that’s not the only reason fans love her. She’s hip, quirky, and a genius both on and off the battlefield. Interestingly, she’s a popular choice among cosplayers too, probably because something is alluring about her vibrant style.

Valorant Killjoy Cosplay
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Killjoy might be a genius, but she acts and dresses in a way that many people can relate to.

Luminavira recently shared a picture of her incredible Killjoy cosplay on the Valorant subreddit, and it made quite an impression. It’s only been up for several hours and has already gained more than 500 upvotes and received plenty of positive feedback.

“Everyone makes fun of German efficiency,” she said, reiterating one of Killjoy’s lines. “Just keep laughing as you use all my gear.”

“I can finally show you some Killjoy pictures,” she added. “I am so proud of this Cosplay, and I love this girl so much. I know a lot of you guys don’t know Valorant, but I hope you like it anyway.”

 

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Luminavira made the costume herself, and she has done a fantastic job. The beanie, glasses, jacket, t-shirt, ripped jeans, gloves, and shoes all look like the real deal. It’s a perfect blend of green, yellow, grey, and purple.

The accessories were a nice touch as well. She included the bracelet, hip bag, leg strap, and even a replica rifle. What’s more, the attention to detail is second to none, and people were quick to notice.

“Wow, that’s amazing!” said the top comment in the Reddit thread. “You got even the tiniest details right. Even the pants are ripped in the same place. You look fantastic!”

“Introducing the real-life killjoy. This is seriously amazing!” said another. It’s a sentiment that others have shared, and for a good reason. Luminavira managed to bring her to life in the most incredible way.

 

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Luminavira is all smiles, and rightfully so. Like many cosplayers dedicated to the craft, she put in a lot of time and effort, and it shines through. Capugraphy’s top-notch photography played a part too.

It’s always nice to see your favorite characters come to life. Valorant players, especially those who love Killjoy, have been truly mesmerized by this piece. Luminavira deserves all the praise she’s getting.