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Demon Slayer cosplayer avenges her family as adorable Nezuko Kamado

Published: 25/Sep/2020 18:57

by Brent Koepp

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A talented cosplayer went viral after sharing her stunning transformation into Demon Slayer protagonist Nezuko Kamado. The insanely accurate depiction truly brings the anime to life, and will be sure to leave fans in awe.

Demon Slayer took the world by storm after becoming the breakout anime series of 2019. Viewers couldn’t get enough of its stunning animation and incredibly dark story.

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Bringing the show’s protagonist to life, a cosplayer transformed into Nezuko Kamado. The skilled artist looks so much like her, it’s almost as if the heroine as clawed her way out of the screen.

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Nezuko stars in the hit 2019 anime Demon Slayer.

Demon Slayer cosplay brings Nezuko to life

The popular anime follows the Kamado siblings after their family is brutally killed by evil creatures. Nezuko survives the attack, but at a cost. The young character is cursed and turned into a demon, which she tries to cure throughout the story.

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Bringing her to life, cosplayer Riona ‘rionafae‘ shared her transformation into the heroine on Instagram. Using a picture from the show, the artist mirrored the character to absolute perfection.

Riona captured Nezuko’s flowing black hair, including her locks at the bottom which fade into an orange color. She even mirrored her striking pink eyes – which is the color they changed to after Kamado became a demon.

In a selfie shot, Riona gave viewer a full look at her costume. Her outfit is really faithful to the anime, and includes Nezuko’s iconic pink yukata, flowing black kimono, and red and white checkered waist sash.

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As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the cosplayer also depicted Nezuko’s inner demon bloodlust in another picture on social media. The artist posed with her hands clawed out while biting on her bamboo gag prop, which Kamado uses in the show to stop herself from attacking humans.

Demon Slayer fans are on the edge of their seats as they wait for the show to return. Luckily, that will be very soon as the series will continues this Fall with the theatrical film Mugen Train.

The project will bridge the gap between season one and two, and has a pivotal plot point. For everything we know so far about the upcoming movie, check out our guide here. Those wanting to catch up can watch all episodes on Crunchyroll.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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