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Demon Slayer cosplayer battles with butterflies as Shinobu Kocho

Published: 8/Jun/2020 20:09 Updated: 3/Sep/2020 15:29

by Brent Koepp

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A Demon Slayer cosplayer shared her jaw-dropping take on Shinobu Kocho. The talented artist became the real life version of the Insect Pillar with some enchanting photos that will leave fans in awe. 

Demon Slayer bursted on to the anime scene with its epic debut in 2019. Viewers were hooked by the series’ insane animation and brutally dark story about the Kamado siblings’ quest to avenge their murdered family.

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A skilled cosplay artist brought one of the show’s most fiercest characters to life with a perfect re-creation of Shinobu Kocho. Her incredible depiction is so good, it’s almost as if the swordsman has sliced her way out of the screen.

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Shinobu is the Insect Pillar.

Cosplayer brings Demon Slayer’s Shinobu to life

In the series, the world’s top swordsmen belong to Demon Slayer corps – an organization dedicated to hunting down evil creatures. The most powerful fighters in the group are called Pillars, and Shinobu represents the Insect.

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Cosplayer ‘mayumireena‘ transformed into the fierce heroine, and wowed with her incredibly faithful depiction. Photographer ‘picnic_photogroovy‘ captured the artist posing in the Demon Slayer character’s uniform.

Mayumi absolutely nailed the character’s look, re-creating Shinobu’s purple streaked hair with the butterfly headpiece on the top. Holding up a prop insect on her finger, she truly becomes the real-life version of the Pillar.

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Viewers are given a glimpse of how detailed her costume is in another shot, where the artist balances the butterfly on her hand. Her flowing white patterned kimono perfectly mirrors the one in the show, even including its multi-colored sleeves.

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As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the cosplayer revealed that her outfit has layers, and underneath her signature outerwear is the character’s black Demon Corps uniform which sports a massive symbol on the back. According to Mayumi, she had help from dokidokicosplay with the stellar costume.

After its explosive debut, fans of the series were left wanting more. Viewers are in luck, as Demon Slayer is getting a theatrical film called Mugen Train in October, which bridges the gap between Season 1 and 2.

For everything we know about the upcoming film, check out our guide here. Those wanting to catch up in time for the epic release.can watch the show in its entirety on streaming services Crunchyroll and Funimation.

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One Piece cosplayer sails the seas as Trafalgar Law with female twist

Published: 8/Oct/2020 18:56

by Brent Koepp

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A One Piece cosplayer went viral after sharing a stunning transformation into Trafalgar Law. The talented artist brought the pirate captain to life with an incredible female twist. 

Ever since its debut in 1997, One Piece continues to be one of the most iconic series from Japan. Decades later, the pirate-themed anime and manga are still getting new chapters.

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Celebrating the iconic franchise, prolific cosplayer Krissy ‘sparkle_stache‘ shared her Trafalgar Law costume. The artist’s unique spin on the Surgeon of Death will be sure to leave fans in awe.

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The medical pirate is one of the most popular characters in One Piece.

Cosplayer creates incredible female Trafalgar Law costume

While One Piece mainly focuses on protagonist Monkey D. Luffy, the popular anime has an extremely diverse cast of characters. One of the most beloved is Trafalgar Law, who is the captain of the Heart Pirates.

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Bringing him to life, cosplayer sparkle_stache transformed into the character in a post on Instagram. Photographer ‘jhaasphoto‘ captured the artist re-creating the pirate’s signature pose while holding his cursed sword named Kikoku.

Sparkle faithfully depicted the character’s outfit, which includes his white northern-style fur hat, as well as the iconic heart tattoo that is inked across his chest.

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ROOM! 🧊 SO I'm offically all caught up with One Piece. It's such an emotional time I tell you 😭😭 I SWEAR I WILL CONVINCE AT LEAST ONE PERSON TO WATCH ONE PIECE DURING THIS QUARENTINE!!! ALSO Holy balls thank you guys so much for 40k I will plan out a fun giveaway very soon! I cant wait to get back to work on cosplays now that I'm just about fully recovered! OH Im also posting this full set over on OnlyFanzzz 💙 Link is in my highlights. THANK YOU ALL GO WATCH ONE PIECE ☠ . . 📷 @jhaasphoto . . #law #lawcosplay #trafalgar #trafalgarcosplay #trafalgarlaw #trafalgarlawcosplay #lawgenderbend #doctor #opopfruit #onepiece #heartpirates #onepiececosplay #onepiecegenderbend #watchonepiece #pirateslifeforme

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In another shot posted to social media, the cosplayer gave viewers a better look at all the details that went into creating her One Piece costume. She even drew letters on the back of her fingers to spell out ‘DEATH’ to mimic his hand tattoo.

Channeling the cutthroat’s personality, she grabs the tip of her fur cap while holding their weapon by her side. This is easily one of the best takes we’ve ever seen of the Heart Pirate.

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Despite releasing decades ago, One Piece still continues to be one of the most popular mangas in Japan. Its anime adaptation has turned into a worldwide phenomena.

The story is so beloved that Netflix is planning on making it into a live-action drama show with series creator Eiichiro Oda. For everything we know so far about the project, check out our guide here.