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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure cosplayer shows off incredible Yukako Yamagishi

Published: 12/May/2020 12:47

by Matt Porter

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A JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure fan has shown off their appreciation for one of Season 3’s most recognizable characters, revealing an excellent cosplay of the wildly unpredictable Yukako Yamagishi.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure made its debut back in 1987, and since then has become one of the most influential anime and mangas ever released, following the Joestar clan through its lineage, with each arc in the series focusing on a new member of the family.

Yamagishi first appeared in Diamond is Unbreakable, 11 years after the events of Stardust Crusaders. It follows the story of Josuke Higahikata, the illegitimate son of Joseph Joestar as he searches for the magical bow and arrow which grants Stand powers to those who are shot by it.

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Yukako Yamagishi is known for her uncontrollable rage, and obsession with Koichi Hirose.

In Diamond is Unbreakable, Josuke befriends  Koichi Hirose, who finds himself embroiled in the world of Stand users, a visual manifestation of life energy, as he matures and becomes a significant ally to Higashikata on his journey.

Of course, Josuke couldn’t have known that his friendship with Koichi would also introduce Yamagishi into his life, a young woman who is obsessed with Hirose, and would do anything to be with him, even attempting to kidnap him at one point.

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Despite all this, Yukako remains a popular character among many JoJo fans, and cosplayer ‘vampvxn’ has shown her appreciation for the character with an excellent take, bringing the Love Deluxe Stand user to life. Yamagishi’s ability allows her to freely manipulate her long dark hair, something which Paris captures perfectly.

 

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Costest for Yukako Yamagishi from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable . . . . It was fun doing the makeup, but omg I HATE putting on lace front wigs, they’re such a PAIN!!! Next costest of hers that I do, I may add the black lines on her face to give her a more manga/comic book feel to her. But I’m not 100% yet. Cosplay was 100% hand sewn by yours truly 😀 I used a Simplicity pattern to start with and the rest was designed by me. Wig: @posewigs . . . . #yukakocosplay #yukakoyamagishi #jjba #jjbacosplay #jojosbizarreadventure #jojosbizarreadventurecosplay #jojo #seifuku #koichi #diamondisunbreakable #jjbapart4 #cosplaylover #cosplaymakeup #costest #cosplaycommunity #cosplaygirl #cosplayqueen #cosplaylove #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplayphotography #cosplayer #cosplayworld #cosplaymodel #cosplaylife

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Vampyvxn also captured Yukako’s signature outfit perfectly, often seen wearing her teal school uniform, with a rose stitched onto both sleeves, with a purple handkerchief around her neck.

She even added the same socks as the character but explained that she was waiting for buckles to be delivered to finish off the shoes.

 

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? Sweet like a chica-cherry cola! ? . . . . Ok, note number 1: THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR 500 FOLLOWERS, THIS IS SO DOPE!!! :’) I CRY! Thank you all for sending such positive and encouraging messages and comments! I’m so happy that my passion makes other people happy as well! I also appreciate your feedback on what you like and what I can improve on, I encourage you all to keep sending stuff like that my way! It helps me to grow and do better! I am a firm believer in positive constructive criticism and welcome it! ? . Second note: Whenever I heard the ending credits to Part 4 of JJBA, I actually didn’t care for the song “I Want You” by Savage Garden. Eventually, it grew on me and made it to my playlist on Spotify and I had it on repeat FOREVER. It’s now one of my favorites and I love listening to it while I clean the house or just want some background music during the day while my kids play in the living room and I’m cooking or doing whatever. . Last note: the more I look at these photos, the more I want to actually take out the hem seams and do a slip-stitch throughout the skirt and sleeves of the seifuku to give it a more seamless finish. I may do that tonight while I’m watching Inuyasha haha! . . . #jjbacosplay #jjba #jjbaanime #jjbapart4 #jjbamanga #jojosbizarreadventurecosplay #jojopose #jojosbizarreadventure #jojo #yukakocosplay #yukakoyamagishi #koichihirose #koichi #koichixyukako #cosplay #cosplaylover #cosplaymakeup #cosplaycommunity #cosplaygirl #cosplaylove #cosplayqueen #costest #cosplayfun #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplaymodel #cosplaymom #cosplaybabe #cosplaylife #cosplayersofig #cosplaytest

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure remains popular to this day, with the series wrapping up the anime adaptation of Golden Wind back in July 2019.

Fans of the series can now look forward to Stone Ocean, and while there is no confirmation on when fans can expect it, it seems likely that we won’t see any more of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure until 2021.

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Princess Mononoke cosplayer runs with wolves as Studio Ghibli heroine San

Published: 27/Nov/2020 19:04

by Brent Koepp

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A Princess Mononoke cosplayer brought the film’s protagonist San to life with a stunning costume. The artist’s breathtaking transformation into the Studio Ghibli character will leave fans speechless.

In 1997, renowned director Hayao Miyazaki debuted his groundbreaking seventh film, Princess Mononoke. The environmentalist-themed story was so popular, it’s still the eighth highest grossing movie of all time in Japan.

A talented cosplayer celebrated the influential anime by bringing it to life with a jaw-dropping outdoor photoshoot. The artist’s incredible take on wolf girl San is so good, it’s almost as if the protagonist has clawed her way out of the screen.

Screenshot of wolf princess San in Studio Ghibli film Princess Mononoke.
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The wolf princess is one of the main characters in the 1997 anime film.

Ghibli cosplayer becomes real life Princess Mononoke

The film centers on protagonist Ashitaka, who leaves his village after tragically becoming infected by a corrupted spirit. The banished prince embarks on a quest to look for a cure and confront the curse that corrupted the animal that wandered into his home.

Cosplayer ‘Jennifer Sonntag’ brought the movie’s second lead character, Princess San, to life with her stunning cosplay which she shared on Instagram. Photographer ‘jospixelart’ captured the artist posing in the heroine’s iconic white and blue outfit next to a wolf.

Jenny nailed San’s signature attire, which includes a white fur cape that drapes over her back as well as her red and gold warrior mask which she uses to cover her face while battling against human enemies. She even included her scarlet facepaint which sits under each eye.

 

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In another shot posted on her social media, the artist re-created a scene from the Ghibi film where the lead character sits on a rock. Jen looks ready to fight with her wolf family as she holds her prop dagger while having her headdress down. The outdoor backdrop gorgeously ties the whole thing together and could easily be mistaken for a screenshot from the film.

 

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Despite releasing over 23 years ago, Princess Mononoke still continues to be one of the most influential anime films of all time. Its dark themes and gritty depiction of violence was a departure for Miyazaki’s usually child-friendly projects.

Those looking to catch the classic movie are in luck as it can currently be watched right now on HBO’s streaming service MAX. Also in 2019, Studio Ghibli struck a deal with Apple TV and Amazon to sell all of their theatrical releases digitally for the very first time.