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My Hero Academia cosplayer steps on her enemies as perfect Mt. Lady

Published: 23/May/2020 22:19 Updated: 24/May/2020 4:12

by Brent Koepp

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My Hero Academia’s Mt. Lady was brought to life by a cosplayer’s jaw dropping re-creation. The artist’s incredibly accurate portrayal of the character brings the towering giant to life like never before.

My Hero Academia turned the anime world on its head when it stormed onto the scene in 2016. Its story about a high school that trains teenagers with superpowers called ‘quirks’ has become a worldwide phenomena.

The animations diverse cast of characters has made it a hit with cosplayers, and one talented artist has used her skills to transform into Yu Takeyama – better known by her hero moniker, Mt. Lady.

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The popular My Hero Academia character can transform into a gigantic version of herself.

Cosplayer brings Mt. Lady to life

While the anime mainly focuses on teenager Izuku Midoriya and his classmates at U.A High, the series often features Pro Heroes such as Mt Lady. The talented warrior hel’s protect citizens from villains, and is celebrity in her own right.

Cosplayer ‘natalia_kat_‘ shared a true-to-life take on the popular heroine, and wowed with her accurate costume. Photographer ‘timbermingham‘ captured the artist posing in the character’s iconic hero uniform.

Natalia perfectly recreated the heroine’s flowing blonde hair which sits under her signature purple horns and face mask. The incredibly faithful tan and purple bodysuit was designed by ‘brandonogilberto.’

The cosplay artist showed how faithful her costume is, capturing Mt. Lady’s purple eyes in a close-up shot posted to Instagram. The hand-crafted mask and horns bring an extra level of depth and realism to her work.

In another shot taken by ‘digitalalchemy.jp,’ Natalia mimics the My Hero Academia character’s stance from the show. Channeling her charming personality, she truly transforms into the Pro Hero.

My Hero Academia initially made its debut as a manga in 2014. However, its anime adaptation by Studio Bones turned it into a cultural juggernaut. The animation wrapped up its fourth season in April.

For everything we know about the show’s return, check out our guide here. Those looking to catch up can watch all episodes on popular streaming services Funimation and Crunchyroll.

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Demon Slayer cosplayer’s adorable take on Kanao Tsuyuri steals hearts

Published: 18/Nov/2020 21:14 Updated: 18/Nov/2020 21:17

by Brent Koepp

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A talented cosplayer shared her true-to-life take on Demon Slayer’s beloved heroine Kanao Tsyuri. The artist adorably captures the character’s look.

Demon Slayer was not only the breakout anime series of 2019, but has quickly become a cultural phenomena. The series is so popular, its 2020 film Mugen Train is on track to become Japan’s highest-grossing movie of all time.

Viewers around the world have fallen in love with its dark story, and Studio Ufotable’s jaw-dropping animation. To celebrate the hit show, a skilled cosplayer brought popular character Kanao Tsuyuri to life with an insanely accurate costume.

Screenshot of Kanao Tsuyuri in hit 2019 anime Demon Slayer.
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Demon Slayer has become a massive hit around the world since its 2019 anime debut.

Demon Slayer cosplayer becomes real life Kanao Tsuyuri 

While the show mainly centers around Tanjiro and Nezuko Kamado, new characters are introduced to viewers in the latter half of Season 1. The protagonist siblings eventually meet Kanao after joining the Demon Slayer corps.

Cosplayer ‘seeuxiaorou’ made waves on Instagram after sharing her transformation into the popular heroine. The artist posed as the anime character while holding Tsyuri’s iconic blue and pink katana sword. 

SeeU absolutely nailed Kanao’s look, perfectly recreating her black Demon Slayer corps uniform, including the white cape which drapes across her shoulders. The cosplayer looks so much like the anime swordsman, it almost looks like a screenshot from the show.

 

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Demon Slayer originally made its debut as a manga back in 2016. Created by Koyoharu Gotoge, the dark story became a hit in the popular Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. However, it was its anime adaptation by Studio Ufotable that made it a worldwide phenomenon. 

Fans anticipating more of the series are in luck as it returned in October with the release of the Mugen Train film in Japan. The movie will bridge Season 1 and 2, and is set to hit US theaters sometime in early 2021. Those looking to catch up can watch all episodes on Funimation and Crunchyroll.