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My Hero Academia cosplayer creates real-life quirk as Big 3’s Suneater

Published: 30/Apr/2020 1:52

by Virginia Glaze

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Talented cosplayer ‘Nocturnal Virus’ has wowed My Hero Academia fans with her creative take on The Big Three’s ‘Suneater,’ bringing his food-based quirk to life with some unexpected props.

While My Hero Academia boasts a slew of unique and memorable characters with equally original quirks, Suneater’s powers take the cake of odd abilities, with his ‘Manifest’ quirk able to transform his body based on the food he eats.

With this trait in mind, Texas-based cosplayer ‘Nocturnal Virus’ whipped up her own version of the UA student, bringing his larger-than-life superpowers to life with the help of some animal props.

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Tamaki Amajii, Hero name ‘Suneater,’ is one of UA’s Big Three, boasting an incredibly powerful quirk that changes his body depending on the food he eats.

As shown in the anime, Suneater regularly eats takoyaki (octopus balls) to gain immensely powerful tentacles, which come in handy during battles with a large number of villains.

While Suneater has also been seen wielding a clam for hands, this cosplayer opted for a lobster claw, which she brought out in some stunning photos of her cosplay for the hero – even attaching tentacles to her fingers to bring the character’s power to life.

That’s not all: Nocturnal Virus also collaborated with other fans to create hilarious TikToks in-character, perfectly capturing Suneater’s shy personality.

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Squidly dee oh squidly doo, idk. TAMAKI AMAJIKI AKA SUNEATER IS HERE! (I read that in an announcer voice ?) Wee! So this was pretty fun! Even though Tamaki has like 2 emotions—shy, and… idk content? Hahaha he was difficult for me! But not as much as Todoroki, so there is that! Happy TUUUUESDAY! . . So here’s the thing. I started making SUNEATER FOREVER ago when I was reading the Manga and fell in love with him cuz, we’ll duh. Anyway, I never had a colored version of him so I had a black vest piece and dark grey/black hair, and just none of the right colors ? When I finally saw a colored version I was dissuaded to pursue finishing said cosplay and put it off for so long until @roxtus.cos decided to cosplay him! Yay! My savior! I had all these tentacles fingers, lobster claws, chicken wings and no cosplay! Just a black vest, white cape and skirt and yellow bracers or whatever you want to call those. So hurray! And BIG THANKS to @roxtus.cos for letting me borrow her amazing Suneater cosplay! ???❤️ What have you done for another recently? . . . #suneater#tamakiamajiki#suneatercosplay#amajikicosplay#bnha#mha#mhacosplay#bnhacosplay#myheroacademia#bokunoheroacademia#myheroacademiacosplay#myheroacademiacosplay#cosplay#quirk#cosplayer

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While she’s just now debuting the hero, her costume isn’t brand-new; in fact, Nocturnal Virus started making her cosplay for the UA student some time ago, and was finally able to complete the finished product thanks to the help of friend and fellow cosplayer “roxtus.cos.”

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“I started making SUNEATER FOREVER ago when I was reading the Manga and fell in love with him cuz, we’ll duh,” she wrote. “Anyway, I never had a colored version of him so I had a black vest piece and dark grey/black hair, and just none of the right colors.”

(Nocturnal Virus has also cosplayed a number of other Heroes, including Uraraka Ochoco, as seen below.)

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Going to the BNHA movie tonight! Thinking about going as Deku cuz like, ya know—main character or whatever LOL. It’s been a REALLY long time since I last cosplayed Uraraka, though! I think she was my first bnha cosplay actually! ? Or was it Bakugou. It might have been my fem Bakugou THEN Uraraka. Has anyone seen the movie yet!? And NO SPOILERS! . . Not that I anticipate this happening, but has anyone ever walked out of a movie theatre before the movie finished? And if so, what movie? I don’t think that’s ever happened to me ? . . . #bnha#bnhacosplay#mha#mhacosplay#bokunoheroacademia#bokunoheroacademiacosplay#myheroacademia#myheroacademiacosplay#uraraka#urarakaochako#urarakacosplay

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Thanks to Nocturnal Virus’s creativity with props and Roxtus.Cos’s costuming abilities, one of My Hero Academia’s most powerful students was brought to life in a charming and hilarious way in spite of his challenging quirk.

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My Hero Academia season four wrapped up in April, and season five has since been confirmed by Funimation — but no release date for the anime has yet to be revealed at the time of writing.