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Demon Slayer cosplayer shares adorable take on boxed Nezuko Kamado

Published: 15/Jun/2020 1:06 Updated: 3/Sep/2020 15:25

by Brent Koepp

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Demon Slayer’s leading heroine Nezuko Kamado was brought to life by a cosplayer’s adorable photoshoot. The artist’s clever use of a prop box is one of the best things fans will ever see. 

Demon Slayer made its explosive debut in 2019, and quickly became the breakout anime of the year. Viewers were hooked to the edge of their seats as the the series’ dark themes and gripping story made for must-see entertainment.

A talented cosplay artist shared her insanely accurate take on one of the show’s main characters, Nezuko Kamado. The artist transformed into the demon-turned heroine, and brought the anime to life with an adorable costume.

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Demon Slayer has become a cultural phenomena since its 2019 debut.

Demon Slayer’s Nezuko brought to life

Throughout the show, protagonist Tanjiro does whatever he must to protect his demon-turned sister Nezuko. The cursed sibling is able to grow or shrink her body, and travels in a box on her brother’s back.

Despite the show’s dark premise, it also has some light-hearted moments which cosplayer ‘Mina Starliart’ perfectly depicts with her work. Photographer ‘keyranhalo.ph‘ captured the artist adorably posing under the heroine’s box.

Mina absolutely nails the character’s look, faithfully mirroring her flowing black hair, which turns vermilion at the bottom. She also mirrored Nezuko’s piercing eyes, which are pink after her cursed transformation.

In another photo, the artist bites down on her bamboo gag piece, which the Kamado sibling uses to stop herself from attacking humans. In what could easily be mistaken for a scene from the series, the Spanish artist poses on top of her box in a forest.

The cosplayer faithfully re-creates the anime character’s black shawl, which drapes over her pink-patterned yukata. The incredibly detailed outfit was created by ‘dokidokicosplay_official.’ ‘Ismaraglez’ helped with the gorgeous photoshoot.

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Have you seen Kimetsu no Yaiba? Did you like it? I love it and I decided to make a Nezuko photoshoot ♥️ You can get full HD photoshoot this month at my patreon and tons of rewards! www.patreon.com/MinaStarliart If you like my cosplays, Patreon is a platform where you can support me a lot to do more of them! And you will get especial content there. ♥️ ? @keyranhalo.ph Support: @ismaraglez #nezukokamado #nezukocosplay #nezukokamadocosplay #nezuko #kamado #kimetsunoyaiba #kimetsunoyaibacosplay #kimetsunoyaibanezuko #kimetsunoyaibaphotoshoot #cosplayphotoshoot #cosplay #photoshoot #animecosplay #mangacosplay #demonslayer #demonslayernezuko #demonslayercosplay #demonslayernezuko

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Fans eager for the series to return are in luck as Demon Slayer is coming back this October in the form of a theatrical film titled Mugen Train. For everything we know about the upcoming project, check out our guide here.

The movie will bridge the gap between season one and two. Those wanting to catch up in time can watch the show in its entirety on on anime streaming services Crunchyroll and Funimation.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer looks graceful as Art Nouveau Toph

Published: 16/Jan/2021 7:14

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Avatar: The Last Airbender fans love Toph for her tomboyish vibe despite being raised like a princess, but a brilliant cosplayer managed to capture her elegant side by creating a refined version of her usual outfit.

The heroes in Avatar: The Last Airbender all bring something unique to the table. However, Toph is particularly remarkable because she managed to become an earth-bending master despite being blind since birth.

Initially, she wanted to prove to her parents that blindness didn’t make her weak. But she became one of the most powerful characters in the show and a valuable Team Avatar member.

Avatar: The Last Airbender Toph Cosplay
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Toph Beifong turned her back on a sheltered childhood to become a powerful earth-bender.

Toph is a popular choice among cosplayers too. But while we’ve seen everything from her traditional get-up to an elegant dress she once wore, it’s hard to find one more unique than Emma J.I.Q Rubini’s Art Nouveau Toph.

“You see nothing once, and you’ve seen it a thousand times,” she said, referring to a quote. “Y’all remember when we used to have cons? I’m so happy I went to Katsucon this year since it ended up being the only one I went to.”

“Here’s the cosplay I made for it,” she added. “Art Nouveau Toph! I am incredibly proud of the work I put into it, and I’m happy I got to wear it to such a pretty con! One day maybe I’ll wear it again.”

Emma managed to capture all the crucial elements of Toph’s everyday outfit. It includes the green and beige garments, the hairstyle tucked under a headband with a flower, and of course, contact lenses to match her eyes.

However, she’s added some exotic details in line with a style known as Art Nouveau. It combines elegantly woven tapestries with encrusted jewels and other bits and pieces to add some class.

Cosplayers and their fans know how much time and effort it takes to re-create an outfit faithfully. However, it takes creativity, talent, and courage to add your flair. Emma nailed it, and the thousands of likes she’s getting are a testament to that.