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Demon Slayer cosplayer dances with butterflies as enchanting Shinobu

Published: 27/Apr/2020 20:14

by Brent Koepp

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Demon Slayer’s Shinobu Kocho was brought to life by a cosplayer’s insanely accurate costume. Her incredibly faithful transformation into the Insect Pillar went viral, and will leave fans stunned. 

Demon Slayer made its explosive debut in 2019, and took the anime world by storm. The show’s stylish fight sequences and brutally unflinching plot connected with viewers from around the world.

A cosplayer brought life to one of the show’s greatest swordsmen, Shinobu Kocho. The talented artist re-created a scene from the show with enchanting photography that will take your breath away.

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Demon Slayer was the breakout anime of 2019.

Cosplayer stuns as Demon Slayer’s Shinobu

In the series, the deadliest swordsmen in the world belong to the Demon Corps and are called Pillars. Each one of these fighters are able to control their breath and unleash incredible powers. Shinobu is one of them, and is associated with insects.

Cosplayer Roxanne Kho teamed up with photographer ‘neko.shie’ to show off her true-to-life costume. The artist posed in her character’s uniform, grabbing for her katana as her white patterned kimono drapes over her shoulders. 

Roxanne perfectly captures the Demon Slayer fighter’s enchanting style, from her pink hued sleeves, to Shinobu’s butterfly headpiece. The whole thing is tied together with gorgeous editing from ‘zacktolosa’ which gives the picture a dream-like feel.

In another shot posted to her Instagram, the artist depicted a scene from the show by wielding her iconic weapon. She even mimicked the anime character’s signature hand pose, truly becoming the Demon Corps Pillar. 

The cosplayer also absolutely nailed the swordsman’s look, re-creating her black hairstyle which has streaks of purple running down the parted bangs. Roxanne even portrayed the character’s striking eyes.

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???? ???? ????? ??? ????????, ?????? ???? ??????… . I came from a 24-hour duty yesterday and I was so drained and I had a low grade fever so I forgot to post ? . My upcoming events for this months is already posted on my Bio!!! ❤️ #Jonetsu will be at the Artist Alley of #ESGS2019 !!! I will be posting my cosplay lineup for the 3 public days soon ???. . Old and new prints will be available so be sure to reserve yours because a lot of sold out last CosMania ? . CN: Shinobu Kochou – @roxanne.kho Photo by @neko.shie Post processed by @zacktolosa . Take care everyone!!! ❤️? . #kimetsunoyaiba #kny #kimetsunoyaibacosplay #knycosplay #shinobukochocosplay #shinobucosplay #insectpillar #insectpillarcosplay #hashira #ShinobuKocho #demonslayer #demonslayercosplay #anime #cosplayer #cosplaysan

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The artist went viral on social media when she posted a video of her in the costume. At the time of writing it has over 7,000 views. The clip shows her work in motion, and is an example of why it’s one of the best we’ve ever seen.

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Moshi mosh~ Daijoubu desu ka? —— Series/Anime: Kimetsu No Yaiba Character: Shinobu Kochou CN : @roxanne.kho ?: @neko.shie Post processed by @zacktolosa ——— #kimetsunoyaiba #kny #kimetsunoyaibacosplay #knycosplay #shinobukochocosplay #shinobucosplay #insectpillar #insectpillarcosplay #hashira #ShinobuKocho #demonslayer #demonslayercosplay #anime #cosplayer #cosplaysan #sanscosplay #roxannekho

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Demon Slayer fans have a lot to be excited for as the popular anime is getting its very own theatrical film in 2020 titled Mugen Train. The epic project will bridge the gap between season 1 and 2.

For everything we know so far about the movie, check out our guide here. Those looking to catch up in time can watch every single episode on streaming services Funimation and 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.

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.