My Hero Academia cosplayer manipulates gravity as heroine Ochako Uraraka - Dexerto

My Hero Academia cosplayer manipulates gravity as heroine Ochako Uraraka

Published: 1/Mar/2020 21:49

by Meg Bethany Koepp


A skilled cosplayer has brought My Hero Academia’s zero gravity heroine Ochako Uraraka to life in a take that’s so realistic, it looks as though she’s warped right out of the TV screen and into reality.

My Hero Academia shook the anime world when it released in 2016, and quickly became a favorite among the community. It started off as a manga in the Japanese Weekly Shonen Jump magazine before it was transformed into a gripping TV show.

The story focuses on protagonist Izuku Midoriya, a young boy born without a power in a world saturated by ‘quirks.’ Fortunately for him, he is handed a superpower by the number one hero All Might, and is whisked away to U.A. High – a school for budding pros to train and learn new skills. There, he meets and swiftly befriends lovable heroine Ochako Uraraka.

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

Gravity-defying Uraraka cosplay

In the show, Ochako’s quirk is Zero Gravity, which means that she is able to make things totally weightless with just a simple touch of her fingertips. She is able to make things float in mid-air, and activates and cancels the ability by placing her hands together in a ‘praying’ motion of sorts.

Cosplayer Melissa Líssova captured the hero’s spirit perfectly with her take, using special effects to make it appear as though she’s floating like the character does in the anime.

The Russian also dressed up in Uraraka’s U.A. High school uniform, and nailed every single detail perfectly, even down to the dark green cuffs at the ends of her blazer sleeves and on the lapel.

In another shot, the artist gives a closer look at the heroine’s mousey brown hair, which is famously styled in a shoulder-length bob with bangs and long strands that frame her face.

You can also see just how much detail and accuracy is put into her uniform, as the shoulder pads and tie even includes gold buttons to match the ones on the blazer.

My Hero Academia isn’t the only series that Melissa has taken on: she’s also cosplayed as characters from anime such as Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan, Naruto, and Sword Art Online.

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Are you having holidays right now? ? And we are now in the most active time of preparation for the new year's holidays – buy presents, food, decorate a Christmas tree etc. ? And after New Year party we will just relax ?⠀ ⠀ ❄By the way, yesterday was Ochako's Birthday, but unfortunatly I didn't have time to make this post, because we celebrated my Mom's Birthday ?? And I have the same B-day with Bakugo, do you remember when his Birthday is?? Boku no hero family ?⠀ ⠀ ❤ P.S. full Ochako's photoshoot is on my Patreon page so if you wanna see it first or support me – welcome, I'll be absolutely happy ? (link in bio or highlights ❤)⠀ ⠀ #cosplay #cospalyer #cosplaying #cosplayers #anime #animecosplay #ochakouraraka #bokunoheroacademia #myheroacademia #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplayphotography #myheroacademiacosplay #bokunoheroacademiacosplay #bnha #ochakourarakacosplay #アニメ #コスプレ #コスプレイヤー #僕のヒーローアカデミア #麗日お茶子 #моягеройскаяакадемия

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If this stunning cosplay has inspired you to go and watch My Hero Academia, it can be streamed on both Crunchyroll and Funimation either dubbed or subbed.

The show is currently partway into season four, so you’ve got plenty of time to catch up on all the action before the S4 finale airs later in 2020.


My Hero Academia cosplayer hops into battle as Rabbit Hero Mirko

Published: 30/Nov/2020 6:38 Updated: 30/Nov/2020 6:40

by Alex Tsiaoussidis


My Hero Academica isn’t all about the main characters since there are plenty of excellent minor ones too, and one cosplayer stunned her fans by dressing up as Rabbit Hero Mirko.

Mirko is an awesome character for many reasons. My Hero Academica fans love her tough, straightforward, and tenacious personality. However, they also love the fact she takes on intense situations with a big smile.

Mirko also has a somewhat zen-like approach to life, which is a stark contrast to her ferocity. She takes every day as it comes and has no qualms about putting her life on the line for the greater good. All in all, it makes her the perfect fifth-ranked professional hero.

My Hero Academia Rabbit Hero Mirko Cosplay
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Rabbit Hero Mirko is one of the toughest heroes in My Hero Academia.

My Hero Academia cosplayers often dress up as main characters and fan-favorites. However, they still show minor characters like Rabbit Hero Mirko some love too, and that’s exactly what Julia (also known as capulet.cos) has done.

“Joining a team is for weaklings,” she wrote, in reference to Mirko’s belief that teams are for cowards.

“More Bunny content for y’all. She’s definitely my favorite character from [My Hero Academia] and [I] love the amount of confidence this cosplay gives me.”


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Julia looks absolutely stunning as Rabbit Hero Mirko. She’s included everything from the trademark bunny ears, white hair, fluffy collar, and gloves to a picture-perfect replication of the outfit itself.

It even has the crescent moon symbol on her chest, which ties in with the name of some of Mirko’s moves. Luna Ring, Luna Fall, and Luna Arc all revolve around Mirko’s insanely powerful leg kicks.


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Unfortunately, it seems like the wig is a bit of a hassle to wear. “I hate the wig so much,” said Julia. “It tangles so fast.”

Still, it looks fantastic and was definitely worth the trouble. My Hero Academia fans have been pouring in to praise Julia and show their support, and the numbers keep on rising.