Jessica Nigri finally debuts risque Sonic the Hedgehog cosplay - Dexerto
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Jessica Nigri finally debuts risque Sonic the Hedgehog cosplay

Published: 25/Jun/2019 19:08 Updated: 25/Jun/2019 19:24

by Alan Bernal

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Popular cosplayer Jessica Nigri unveiled a complete look at her new Sonic the Hedgehog outfit that gives the Speed Demon a risque twist, which looks way better than anything Paramount Pictures has put out so far.

Nigri is undoubtedly one of the cosplaying scene’s more recognizable personalities. The cosplayer not only creates some of the most inventive twists to characters from anime, games and more, but her humorous candor to her designs typically resonates with fans.

With people still apprehensive about how the major motion picture will turn out, fans have been anticipating her cosplay for a bit seeing as she teased a “stupid sexy Sonic with exaggerated people teeth” in response to the memes

Nigri’s Sonic cosplay is quickly becoming a favorite among fans

In a June 25 reveal, Nigri showed off her Sonic the Hedgehog design which seems to have been a direct response to the hate that the upcoming movie-Sonic received, as explained in her post.

“I have always always wanted to make a Sonic cosplay,” Nigri said. “SO WHEN THE INTERNET YELLED NO at the NEW ONE, I said HECK! I made this so quickly after the internet ripped SANIC apart but I wanted a cool location for the shoot! SO I HAD TO WAIT.”

Jessica Nigri InstagramSonic the Hedgehog got a great risque design from one of the best cosplayers around.
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Her cosplay features a pair a white gloves that cut over her elbow. While its a small nod, Sonic fans will be quick to point out how Nigri’s rendition at least paid respects to that detail, rather than having the arms completely lined with blue fur.

The cosplayer also included some rings and gems throughout as a homage to the in-game features that the World’s Fastest Hedgehog tends to speed through to collect.

Jessica Nigri InstagramA full look at Nigri’s Sonic the Hedgehog design.
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Meanwhile, a look at the backside of the design reveals a small tail which is surely used to balance the enormous wig made special for the cosplay.

“I also took a lot of inspiration from some Sonic Super crown art I found during the BOWSETTE phase of the internet,” Nigri said. “This was also my first time making a HUGE ASS WIG and im stoked!”

Jessica Nigri TwitterThe cosplayer gave a look into the individual pieces to the outfit, showing a rather large Sonic wig.
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To round out the cosplay, her hedgehog ears are pierced with mini gold rings, while she has on a pair of red heels to compliment Sonic’s iconic sneakers of the same color.

Nigri’s take on Sonic masterfully blends features of the legendary video game character while including charming quirks that makes it an incredible cosplay on its own.

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Demon Slayer cosplayer’s adorable take on Kanao Tsuyuri steals hearts

Published: 18/Nov/2020 21:14 Updated: 18/Nov/2020 21:17

by Brent Koepp

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A talented cosplayer shared her true-to-life take on Demon Slayer’s beloved heroine Kanao Tsyuri. The artist adorably captures the character’s look.

Demon Slayer was not only the breakout anime series of 2019, but has quickly become a cultural phenomena. The series is so popular, its 2020 film Mugen Train is on track to become Japan’s highest-grossing movie of all time.

Viewers around the world have fallen in love with its dark story, and Studio Ufotable’s jaw-dropping animation. To celebrate the hit show, a skilled cosplayer brought popular character Kanao Tsuyuri to life with an insanely accurate costume.

Screenshot of Kanao Tsuyuri in hit 2019 anime Demon Slayer.
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Demon Slayer has become a massive hit around the world since its 2019 anime debut.

Demon Slayer cosplayer becomes real life Kanao Tsuyuri 

While the show mainly centers around Tanjiro and Nezuko Kamado, new characters are introduced to viewers in the latter half of Season 1. The protagonist siblings eventually meet Kanao after joining the Demon Slayer corps.

Cosplayer ‘seeuxiaorou’ made waves on Instagram after sharing her transformation into the popular heroine. The artist posed as the anime character while holding Tsyuri’s iconic blue and pink katana sword. 

SeeU absolutely nailed Kanao’s look, perfectly recreating her black Demon Slayer corps uniform, including the white cape which drapes across her shoulders. The cosplayer looks so much like the anime swordsman, it almost looks like a screenshot from the show.

 

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Demon Slayer originally made its debut as a manga back in 2016. Created by Koyoharu Gotoge, the dark story became a hit in the popular Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. However, it was its anime adaptation by Studio Ufotable that made it a worldwide phenomenon. 

Fans anticipating more of the series are in luck as it returned in October with the release of the Mugen Train film in Japan. The movie will bridge Season 1 and 2, and is set to hit US theaters sometime in early 2021. Those looking to catch up can watch all episodes on Funimation and Crunchyroll.