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My Hero Academia cosplayer rewinds time with heartbreaking Eri take

Published: 12/Jan/2020 23:01

by Brent Koepp

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A talented My Hero Academia cosplayer shared an incredible take on Eri that is sure to break fans hearts’ straight into two.

My Hero Academia continues to be one of the most popular animes in the world after making its debut in 2016, as millions connected with its story about humans evolving to have superpowers called quirks.

Perhaps the most heartbreaking story in the series so far is the tragic tale of a 7-year old girl named Eri, which a skilled cosplayer brought to life with some stunning photography.

FunimationThe beloved My Hero Academia character, has a tragic backstory.

My Hero Academia cosplayer breaks hearts

In the series, the tiny horned girl has inherited one of the most powerful quirks in the world – the ability to rewind the state of a living being – but is thrown into tragedy when she accidentally hurts her family.

Eri is taken by the maniacal Kai Chisaki, and is scarred by awful tests done on her, which cosplayer ‘sammyscosplay’ portrays to perfection in her mind blowing outfit, bringing a scene from the anime to real life.

The artist collaborated with talented photographer Kevin Jeukens who captured her as she posed as the child sitting in a medical chair while holding tightly onto her teddy bear.

The cosplayer is sure to wow fans with her faithful take on the character, from her parted flowing hair, to the horn that grows out of her forehead and is the source of her quirk.

She also shared more photos of her dressing up as Eri on her social media, as she partnered with ‘tara.cosplay‘ who portrays her captor Kai in a terrifying take on the pair.

As of the time of this article, Sammy has amassed over 74.7k followers on her Instagram, and she continues to blow her followers away with her movie level quality cosplays that are some of the best we’ve ever seen.

While originating as a manga in 2014, My Hero Academia found worldwide success with its anime adaptation by Studio Bones, who has made the series a household name in the genre.

The show is currently in its fourth season, and can be watched on Funimation simulcast for the first time for both English and Japanese viewers.

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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.