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League of Legends cosplayer shows how she made incredible Lux outfit

Published: 25/Apr/2020 18:14

by Daniel Cleary

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Popular cosplayer ‘LadySundae’ revealed how she created her incredibly detailed Lux outfit after leaving League of Legends fans in awe at the result.

League of Legends has over 145 champions, with even more on the way in Summer, giving creative fans plenty of choice when looking at recreating characters through art or cosplay.

LadySundae, who has won multiple awards for some of her past cosplays, revealed that she would be attempting to mirror Lux’s outfit from the 2020 warriors cinematic that Riot released on January 9.

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LadySundae revealed that she was inspired by Lux’s appearance in the 2020 Warriors cinematic.

Lux is one of the most popular champions in League thanks to her ability kit. Namely, her ultimate, Final Spark, which fires a massive laser of light dealing insane magic damage to anyone caught in its blast, as well as her flexibility between both mid and support roles.

“I’m not sure all of you know that I make most of my costumes by myself! I’ve been making costumes for 6 years,” she explained in an Instagram post highlighting her progress on bringing Lux to life.

After months of replicating the finer details of Lux’s outfit, LadySundae gave League of Legends fans a look at the final product.

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Cosplay VS Character! Working hours on a cosplay on accuracy is very important if you are working on a cosplay for a contest, tho only the contest judges will notice those few details you spent hours on! That's why I love making side by side videos to show you the whole costume and compare it with the reference! I haven't used this one for my costume but it's very close to the 3D model I have used (this, way prettier to show you on Instagram! ?) I love making my costumes accurate to the bone but I love to see more creative costumes with shit ton of added details! What is your kind of costume tho? Team accurate, crazy details, or confy and more practical? ❤️ Lux Art by @jasonchanart #luxcosplay #lolcosplay2020 #LoLcosplay #luxlol #cosplayvscharacter #LeagueOfLegends #leaguecosplay

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The cosplayer later revealed that she would be releasing some of the behind-the-scenes clips, sharing just how much goes into pulling off one of these high-quality cosplays.

“Lux is my favorite League of Legends character and I really wanted to recreate perfectly her outfit from the Warriors 2020 Cinematic,” she explained in another post, adding that she also plans on entering the look into the LoL European Cosplay Contest 2020.

LadySundae released a full tutorial on her channel for any of her fans that also wanted to recreate Lux’s cinematic look or even just to see her approach to perfecting the costume.

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I've been hiding my light long enough. ❤️ – Lux Here's the result of the last 3 months of hard work! I'm very proud of how I took the time to make every detail satisfying! ✨ It's difficult finding inspiration in those times but finishing a project is an amazing feeling and help getting prepared for the next one! How have you been lately? Do you manage to work on your costumes, or are you just taking time to relax? ❤️ Let me know how you're doing! #luxcosplay #lolcosplay2020 #luxleague #luxlol #leaguecosplay #LeagueOfLegendsCosplay #LeagueOfLegends #cosplay

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Despite saying that Lux is her favorite champion, the popular cosplayer has pulled off many other League of Legends looks in the past, including the likes of Katarina, Riven, and Jinx, to name a few.

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Danganronpa cosplayer looks incredible as real-life Ibuki Mioda

Published: 24/Oct/2020 17:52 Updated: 24/Oct/2020 17:58

by Georgina Smith

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One skilled cosplayer has tried her hand at recreating Ibuki Mioda from Danganronpa, and has done an excellent job – capturing the character’s outfit in her costume perfectly.

Danganronpa is a game franchise created by Spike Chunsoft, having produced three main titles along with a spinoff in the form of a third-person shooter.

The premise of the first game Trigger Happy Havoc, is that there are 15 students trapped within a school, and the only way to break free is to murder other students and get away with it. For each crime scene, there is a discussion over who the students believe the murderer is.

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The game has secured itself a loyal following.

The subsequent games follow a similar premise, and consist of a varied cast of characters who sport unique personalities and interesting character design.

Danganronpa has a substantial following, with many players becoming attached to the fantastic range of characters, and naturally many have chosen to cosplay their favorite people from the game thanks to their appealing aesthetics.

Cosplayer ayuu.exe decided to give Ibuki Mioda a try, an upbeat musician with a quirky personality featured in Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair and Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School.

 

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Ayuu.exe has managed to replicate Ibuki perfectly. Her intensely dark hair is long and pin-straight, with blue and pink pastel strands, along with a stunningly bold box fringe consisting of accompanying neon colors.

The horns atop her head replicate the use of hair, oversized black and white striped additions that compliment her quirky personality.

 

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Her school uniform is minimalistic but a perfect recreation of the sailor style original, even keeping with the soft pink ribbon that hangs with a white clasp in the centre of her torso. On one hand she wears a scrunchie, and on the other, a pink and black fingerless glove that just reflects how fantastic the attention to detail was in this cosplay.

The recreation was popular among fans, and ayuu.exe’s posts have now reached over 6000 likes combined on Instagram.