My Hero Academia cosplayer floats into action as Ochako Uruaraka - Dexerto
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My Hero Academia cosplayer floats into action as Ochako Uruaraka

Published: 3/Jun/2020 11:23

by Matt Porter

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A My Hero Academia cosplayer has stolen the hearts of fans of the popular anime with her amazing take on the gravity-defying hero Ochako Uraraka.

My Hero Academia first started life as a manga back in 2014, but captured the imaginations of viewers worldwide upon its release as an anime, following the story of Izuku Midoriya, a young man born without any superpowers who inherits the legendary quirk known as One for All from his idol All Might.

Along the way, Deku meets a host of characters as he hones his skills at U.A. High School, and perhaps none of his classmates are as popular with fans of the series as Ochako Uraraka, a young woman who’s powers allow her to alter and defy gravity at will.

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Uraraka is a favorite among fans due to her sweet personality.

Ururaka’s Zero Gravity quirk instantly makes her one of the more powerful students at U.A. High, able to make anything she touches weightless and even make herself float should she choose to. It’s not her abilities that endeared her to My Hero fans though, as her lovable and kind personality captured the hearts of many. While some become pro heroes to be famous or save people, Uravity’s goal is simple provide a better life for her parents.

Cosplayer ‘rosemarymaiden‘ is clearly a massive fan of the character, showing off a near-perfect recreation of the character. Rose looks just like Uraraka, complete with her pink and black bodysuit, and her classic pink arm gauntlets that are able to shoot grappling hooks in later seasons.

My Hero Academia continues to be a smash hit around the world, as viewers continue to tune-in in their droves to watch the story of Izuku Midoriya and his classmates as they become pro heroes, and take on the evil League of Villains.

The fourth series of the popular anime came to a dramatic conclusion in April 2020, but fans will need to be patient for the next chapter, with no release date for a fifth season confirmed.

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Demon Slayer cosplayer melts hearts as Love Pillar Mitsuri Kanroji

Published: 23/Nov/2020 21:15

by Brent Koepp

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A Demon Slayer cosplayer went viral on Instagram after sharing her true-to-life take on Mitsuri Kanroji. The artist’s stunning transformation into the Love Pillar will leave fans of the hit anime in awe.

Demon Slayer’s debut in 2019 was explosive as the series has quickly become a worldwide phenomena. The anime is so popular that its first theatrical film Mugen Train is on track to becoming the highest-grossing movie of all time in Japan.

A talented cosplayer celebrated the beloved story by bringing popular character Mitsuri Kanroji to life. The artist’s insanely accurate portrayal of the fierce heroine made waves on Instagram due to how much she looks like the fierce warrior.

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Mitsuri Kanroji is one of the popular characters of the hit 2019 anime.

Demon Slayer cosplayer’s real life Love Pillar

While the dark anime largely centers on the Kamado siblings, the last half of Season 1 heavily focuses on the fierce warriors of the Demon Slayer corps. These strong swordsman are called Pillars, and they are able to control their breath and unleash incredible powers against their foes.

Cosplayer Melodi Kızılgün went viral after bringing the Love Pillar Mitsuri to life with a jaw-dropping costume. The artist accurately depicted the character’s black and white Demon Slayer corps uniform, while faithfully mirroring her striking pink and green braided hair.

Photographer ‘toyfromearth’ captured Melodi posing with the heroine’s iconic katana, which has a blue hilt and pink hearts underneath the fabric. Recreating a scene from the show, she readies to slay demons with an incredibly detailed prop of Kanroji’s deadly weapon.

 

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Despite only being uploaded on November 22, the social media post already collected over 8.8k likes at the time of writing. Her gorgeous portrayal of the heroine made massive waves in just under 24 hours.

Demon Slayer originally made its debut in 2016 as a manga written by renowned Japanese writer Koyoharu Gotog. However, it exploded in popularity after studio Ufotable released its anime adaptation.

While there is currently no update on the show’s return, the movie Mugen Train is out now. The feature length picture bridges the gap between Season 1 and 2.