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My Hero Academia cosplayer’s perfect Rabbit Miruko recreation goes viral

Published: 29/Mar/2020 18:40

by Brent Koepp

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To celebrate the anime debut of My Hero Academia’s Rumi Usagiyama, a talented cosplayer had fans going wild with her perfect re-creation of the Rabbit hero Miruko.

Ever since its 2016 debut, My Hero Academia has turned the anime world on its head. The series plot about a high school that trains teenagers with powers called ‘quirks’ has connected with millions.

However, viewers finally got their first full glimpse of the animated version of Miruko during the March 28 episode of season 4. The powerful rabbit-like character was brought to life by a cosplayer’s mind blowing portrayal.

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The rabbit-hero made her first full appearance in My Hero Academia season 4.

Cosplayer brings Rabbit hero Miruko to life

In the series, superpowers have become integrated into society, and pro heroes protect citizens from those that misuse their skills. However in season 4, fans were introduced to Miruko whose quirk allows her to maneuver like a rabbit.

Soon after the character made her first full appearance in the anime, cosplayer Jasmine ‘CutiePieSensei’ shared her insanely detailed costume on social media. She even posted a side-by-side shot with a still from the manga to demonstrate how accurate it is.

“More #Miruko goodness. How did y’all like today’s episode of MHA?” the talented artist tweeted. Her cosplay post quickly went viral with over 6.4k likes at the time of writing.

As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the cosplay artist also posted a video of her depicting the character. Hilariously, she joked that her rabbit ears were so large that they couldn’t even fit into the camera frame.

CutiePie completely nailed the character’s look, from her sleeveless white and purple leotard, to her fluffy white rabbit ears. She even captured the moon crescent on her chest, and the metal plates that wrap around her waist – showing off just how much detail went into her costume.

MHA fans absolutely went wild for her faithful depiction of the hero. User ‘f0rtc0re65’ said “Great job! Closest thing to a live action Miruko depiction!” Another user ‘Baka2xlr’ agreed and exclaimed “This side by side comparison is spectacular.”

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MHA fans couldn’t stop gushing over how accurate CutiePieSensei’s cosplay is.

My Hero Academia continues to be a smash hit. While initially releasing as a manga in 2014, its anime adaption by Studio Bones made it a household name in the genre.

Fans wait on the edge of their seat as the finale for Season 4 airs on April 4. Those that want to catch up in time can watch the series on Crunchyroll or Funimation.

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Demon Slayer cosplayer goes viral as perfect Nezuko in a box

Published: 23/Oct/2020 0:47

by Brent Koepp

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A Demon Slayer cosplayer went viral on Instagram after adorably bringing Nezuko Kamado traveling in a box to life. The talented artist creatively transformed into the anime heroine while riding on the back of Tanjiro.

Demon Slayer was the breakout anime of 2019, as viewers around the world became enthralled with its brutally dark world and stylish animation. The series follows the Kamado siblings who are on a quest to avenge their family.

Prolific cosplayer Zekia ‘aru.rinh‘ went viral on social media when she transformed into the show’s lead heroine, Nezuko. The talented artist re-created the character traveling in a box that will be sure to capture hearts of fans.

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The anime heroine travels in a box carried on her brother’s back.

Demon Slayer cosplayer brings Nezuko in a box to life

Early on in the story, Nezuko Kamado is turned into a demon after surviving a brutal attack from a creature. A part of her new powers is the ability to shrink her body. To avoid being seen, the heroine travels in a box that is carried by her brother.

Cosplayer ‘aru.rinh’ went viral on Instagram after bringing the iconic plot point to real life. Photographer ‘muze‘ captured Zekia sitting in a box strapped to the back of an artist portraying her sibling, Tanjiro.

Adorably, her legs hang out of the wooden container as she sits snugly in the box. In the picture’s caption, she explained, “yes i do fit all the way into the box.”

In another shot posted to social media, aru.rinh gave viewers a full look at how detailed her costume really is. She faithfully created Nezuko’s signature pink yukata, including the red and white checkered sash around her waist. Zekia even included the character’s large leg wraps that go into her sandals.

The cosplayer also posed in an up-close portrait photo, and shows off how faithful her look is to the anime. In the series, the Kamado sibling’s eyes turn bright pink after being turned into a demon, which aru.rinh nailed effortlessly as her curly black hair falls on her shoulders.

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Demon Slayer originally made its debut in 2016 as a manga, however found worldwide acclaim after being adapted into an anime by studio Ufotable.

After a year of waiting, the series finally makes its return in the form of the theatrical film Mugen Train. For everything we know about the project, check out our guide here.