Cosplayer Stella Chuu summons spirits as Final Fantasy X's Yuna - Dexerto
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Cosplayer Stella Chuu summons spirits as Final Fantasy X’s Yuna

Published: 16/Mar/2020 18:23

by Brent Koepp

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Popular cosplayer Stella Chuu transformed herself into Final Fantasy X’s lead heroine Yuna. Her breathtaking re-creation of scenes from the game had fans in awe.

Final Fantasy X originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2001. The groundbreaking title moved the beloved franchise in a new direction, mixing deep RPG mechanics with a cinematic narrative.

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Renowned cosplayer Stella Chuu took fans’ breath away with her insanely accurate costume of one of the game’s leading characters Yuna. Her faithful depiction of the Summoner is one of the best we’ve ever seen.

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The 2001 RPG has become a classic in the Final Fantasy franchise.

Final Fantasy X’s Yuna brought to life

The game opens with protagonist Tidus being whisked away from his homeland of Zanarkand. He then wakes up in the world of Spira, where he meets the summoner Yuna.

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Stella Chuu showed off her true-to-life costume that she made for Final Fantasy Fest in Las Vegas. She looks just like the character, capturing her signature green and blue eyes and short brown hair.

The artist teamed up with photographers ‘tiffanyh.productions‘ and ‘makeyourownfun‘ and posed with the heroine’s Summoning Staff. She looks so much like the character, it has us seeing double.

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In another photo, Stella runs across the ocean shore of a gorgeous beach in Thailand. The jaw dropping shot re-creates a scene directly from the game where Yuna has to send the souls of the dead to the Farplane.

The cosplay artist shared more pictures of her outfit on social media, and teamed up with ‘Dphotog’ to bring another scene from the title to life. In the plot, Yuna and Tidus have a budding romance which she re-creates with this stunning pose.

Final Fantasy fans were completely taken with her faithful portrayal of Yuna. User ‘bdsxlowercase’ exclaimed, “Your Yuna is potentially my all time favorite cosplay.” Another user ‘finalfantaseaofdreams’ was blown away, stating, “I literally, audibly gasped. This is a breathtaking and fantastic photo.”

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Final Fantasy fans were completely blown away by Stella’s accurate take on Yuna.

Despite releasing over eighteen years ago, Final Fantasy X’s popularity has continued to grow. Many fans of the franchise consider it a classic, and it’s popular in the cosplay scene.

Those looking to relive the pivotal game are in luck because in 2015, Square released an HD remaster on the PlayStation 4, Xbox, and PC. It’s also available on the Nintendo Switch for your portable needs.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer hits the beach as perfect Ty Lee

Published: 12/Oct/2020 21:07

by Brent Koepp

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An Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer faithfully recreated Ty Lee’s iconic Ember Islands beach look. The talented artist hit the sands as Azula’s bubbly acrobatic friend.

There are many memorable scenes from The Last Airbender, which originally made its debut on Nickelodeon in 2005. However ‘The Beach’ story in Season 3 has alway been a fan favorite.

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Celebrating it, a talented cosplayer re-created scenes from the iconic episode with her stunning take on Ty Lee. Her adorable costume is one of the best things you will see all week.

ty lee in avatarThe Fire Nation heroine took to the beach in the popular Season 3 episode.

Avatar cosplayer becomes real life Ty Lee at the beach

In Book 3, Fire Nation’s Prince Zuko and Princess Azula take a vacation on the Ember Islands. However the royal siblings are quickly shown up when their friend Ty Lee is getting all of the attention.

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Cosplayer ‘daniella.claire.cosplay’ depicted the hilarious scene with her transformation into the acrobatic fighter. The artist nailed the character’s look, capturing her upbeat personality by holding her long braided hair in her hands.

Photographer ‘thegeekstrong’ took a shot of Daniella posing in front of the shore while wearing the character’s iconic white and red Fire Nation swimsuit. The outdoor backdrop truly brings the Ember Islands to life.

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In another post on Instagram, the cosplayer faithfully re-created the moment from the episode where Ty Lee asks a beachgoer to stand in front of the sun to create shade for her to rest in. 

This isn’t the first time the artist has dressed up as the Avatar heroine. In September, she collaborated with cosplayer ‘minakess’ who portrays Princess Azula. Daniella wore Ty Lee’s regular pink outfit while sitting next to the series’ villain.

Despite ending in 2008, the Last Airbender has seen a major revival in popularity after Netflix added it to its platform in April. The Nickelodeon animation celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2020.

Those interested in the franchise can watch every single episode on the streaming service right now. The series sequel, The Legend of Korra, is also available, and takes place 100 years after the story of Avatar Aang.