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Full Metal Alchemist cosplayer pulls off jaw-dropping take on Lust

Published: 6/Mar/2020 13:18

by Matt Porter

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A talented Full Metal Alchemist fan has created a perfect Lust the Lascivious cosplay, bringing the character to life with their incredible take.

Full Metal Alchemist follows the story of brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric, who attempt to bring back their dead mother using alchemy, ending in a terrible mistake that sees Alphonse lose his entire body and his soul placed into a suit of armor.

The pair set out to try and recover his human form, but their journey is full of dark secrets and dangerous enemies, including the Homunculus known as Lust, who shares the same desire to become human that Edward and Alphonse do.

Lust from Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood
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Lust is a Homunculus in Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

Named after one of the seven deadly sins, Lust is an instantly recognizable character for those who have watched the anime or read the manga, and cosplayer ‘Kyoki’ has captured the character perfectly, with help from photographer ‘milos_ki’.

All seven of the Homunculi in Full Metal Alchemist are branded with Ouroboros, mystical symbols that represent the eternal circle of life and death, or wholeness and infinity. All of these icons feature marks feature a dragon eating its own tail, with Lusts sitting on her chest, something which the cosplayer as matched with incredible accuracy. Even including the unique symbol that sits inside the image of the winged beast.

Kyoki has the same flowing black hear that Lust wears around her shoulders throughout the show, and her form-fitting dress mimics the character’s and includes the long sleeves she wears when not showing off the massive talons she can often be seen sporting throughout the series. The red detailing on both arms is even accounted for, making this incredible cosplay look like it was lifted straight from the series itself.

 

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Haaaa @milos_ki made such a great job for my Lust shoot ?❤️

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Despite releasing over 10 years ago, Full Metal Alchemist remains immensely popular among anime fans thanks to its gripping story and incredible ending, with many still regarding it as one of the best shows of all time.

Those who haven’t watched it, or just fancy reliving the story again, can watch it in its entirety on Netflix, Crunchyroll, or Funimation.

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My Hero Academia cosplayer attends U.A. High as Ochako Uraraka

Published: 28/Oct/2020 17:49

by Brent Koepp

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A My Hero Academia cosplayer went viral on Instagram after sharing her true-to-life take on popular character Ochako Uraraka. The artist’s incredibly detailed outfit perfectly captures the heroine’s school look.

My Hero Academia originally made it debut as a manga, though it was its anime adaptation in 2016 that made it a cultural phenomena. Viewers around the world couldn’t get enough of its story about a high school that trains teenagers with superpowers called quirks. 

A cosplayer made waves on social media after bringing one of the show’s most popular characters, Ochako Uraraka, to life. The skilled artist depicts the character’s school spirit with stunning costumes that will be sure to leave fans of the series in awe.

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The bubbly heroine is one of the most popular characters in the 2016 anime.

My Hero Academia cosplayer pulls off perfect Uraraka school look

The anime largely focuses on the students of Class 1-A. One of the most beloved characters in the series is the lovable Ochako. The heroine has the ability to manipulate gravity, and can float in the air.

Bringing the anime protagonist to life, cosplayer ‘alexy_sky_’ shared her epic My Hero Academia costume. The artist posed as Uraraka in her U.A. High school uniform which she wears throughout the show.

Alexy perfectly mirrored the character’s gray blazer jacket, as well as the red tie that sits on top of her white shirt. The outfit is full of details, from the blue-green stripe trimming, to the golden buttons. 

 

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In another shot posted to social media, the cosplayer re-created Ochako’s signature pose by holding her hand out. In the series, the character’s quirk allows her to make anything she touches weightless – including foes.

 

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As if that wasn’t impressive enough, Alexy also created the student’s blue and white patterned gym school uniform as well. Not only are the cosplayer’s costumes insanely accurate, she also nails the character’s look – capturing her short and pointy eyebrows, as well as her bob haircut.

 

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Despite making its anime debut back in 2016, My Hero Academia has continued to explode in popularity around the world. The show’s diverse cast of colorful characters has made it a massive hit.

The animated adaptation wrapped up its fourth arc in April. Those wanting to watch the series can catch all episodes on Funimation and Crunchyroll. For everything we know about Season 5, check out our guide here.