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Pokemon cosplayer makes waves as a real-life Nessa – pose and all

Published: 28/Mar/2020 15:29

by Michael Gwilliam


With the release of Pokemon Sword and Shield, the Water Gym Leader Nessa was almost instantly a fan-favorite and ripe for cosplay potential. Now, it would seem like a cosplayer has pushed that potential to the max with her take on the character.

Leiracosplays has generated a sizable following with her Disney-themed outfits, but her Nessa uniform may be her best creation, yet.

The complete outfit features everything from Nessa’s aqua-blue eyes, teal hair, crop top and special sandals.

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I’m done with the bulk of my Nessa cosplay – yay ? ? I’m so so proud of my work ? I managed to put this cosplay together from leftover fabric and Eva foam scraps. I cannot wait to finish it completely and show y’all the final result ? I hope to post more soon. I’m trying to get two more cosplays finished by the end of this month ?? ?? #nessa #nessacosplay #nessapokemon #pokemonswordandshield hield #pokemon #swordandshield #pokemoncosplay #cosplay #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplaygirl #cosplaywip #wip #videogames #anime #manga #cosplaygirl #cosplaysexy #cosplayer #blackcosplayerhere #blackcosplayersrock #poccosplay #hispaniccosplayer #blackcosplayer #blackcosplay #cosplaygirls #cosplaysidebyside #selfie #cosplaycomparison #e3 #sidebysidecosplay #costest

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Everything from the gym leader’s single glove, waist chain and hoop earrings are included to complete the ensemble.

“I managed to put this cosplay together from leftover fabric and Eva foam scraps,” Leiracosplays explained on Instagram.

If that wasn’t already impressive enough, the highly flexible cosplayer even imitated the gym leader’s leg pose in a side-by-side video.

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“No matter what kind of plan your refined mind may be plotting, my partner and I will be sure to sink it.” ??? Nessa, Pokémon Sword ? and Shield ? #nessa #nessacosplay #nessapokemon #PokemonSwordShield #pokemon #cosplay #cosplayer #blackcosplayer #hispaniccosplayer #blackcosplayerhere #poccosplay #blackcosplay #cosplayphotography #Videogame #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplaygirl #cosplaying #PokemonSwordandShield #makeup #wigs #kick #e3 #cosplayofinstagram #cosplaying

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When Nessa sends her Pokemon out, she does a highly exaggerated extension of her leg – something that Leiracosplays was able to copy and really bring the character to life.

“Okay, I’m convinced, you are just straight-up Nessa in real life!” one of the comments read.

In the games, Nessa is the second gym leader players face; however, they end up facing her again in the Champion Cup near the end of their journey.

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Happy Sunday everyone! ?✨ #nessa #nessacosplay #nessapokemon #PokemonSwordShield #pokemon #cosplay #cosplayer #blackcosplayer #hispaniccosplayer #blackcosplayerhere #poccosplay #blackcosplay #cosplayphotography #Videogame #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplaygirl #cosplaying #PokemonSwordandShield #makeup #wigs #art #e3 #cosplayofinstagram #cosplaying #filter #smile

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In addition to Nessa, Leiracosplays has also dressed as Mary Jane from Spider-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy’s Gamora, Tifa from Final Fantasy VII and Demon Slayer’s Nezuko.

Meanwhile, on the Pokemon front, she’s also cosplayed as Bea and Pikachu.

With six more gym leaders in Sword and Shield ripe for cosplaying, it’ll be interesting to see if she chooses to make an outfit for them, as well. If so, we can’t wait to see what she has in store for us.


Genshin Impact cosplayer burns it up as flawless Amber

Published: 25/Oct/2020 17:40

by Georgina Smith


A Genshin Impact cosplayer with a keen eye has done a fantastic job of recreating one of the game’s earliest characters, Amber, breathing a real-life edge into the anime-style character.

Genshin Impact took the world by storm in late September when it was released, just when the internet thought there couldn’t possibly be any more viral games to sweep up millions of players like Among Us and Fall Guys did.

The game is an open-world RPG, in a very similar vein to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but with its anime art-style, fascinating storyline, and elemental magic mechanic, the game has managed to solidify itself as an independently brilliant game in its own right.

It is free to play, but users are able to purchase wishes that allow them to take chances at finding their most desired characters from the hugely varied list. One character that does not require any wishes to be made, however, is Amber, among the first characters that you meet and are able to play as in the game.

Genshin Impact cast of characters
Genshin Impact features a vibrant and loveable cast of characters.

We’ve seen some fantastic cosplays of various Genshin characters, including a stunning Jean and a magical Lisa, characters that have proven to be immensely popular since the game’s release.

Amber has been somewhat of a lackluster character for some, and the subject of many memes, but nonetheless she also has many loyal fans who appreciate her for her perky personality and archery skills, along with her convenient fire-based abilities.

Instagram user babsofthegalaxy had a go at recreating the Outrider of the Knights of Favonius, and she did an amazing job at bringing her to life.

Her headdress is an exact replica of Amber’s – two red bunny-like ears that fold slightly, complete with a stunning gold trim that complements the deep red perfectly.

The tiny cropped red jacket looks equally as stylish as it does functional, with flying goggles hung around her neck, and coordinating golds and browns overlaying the red just like the original.

Her corset pulls the attention in the look, sitting perfectly on her waist with brilliantly reflective and intricate gold patterns forming the center-piece. On her hips sit pocket-size bags, and on her legs she sports Amber’s red socks and white boots.

The level of attention to detail in this look is just outstanding, and when comparing babsofthegalaxy to her Genshin counterpart, it’s no wonder that the cosplay went viral on Reddit with 30,000 upvotes.