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Pokemon Sword & Shield cosplayer stuns as Water-type Gym Leader Nessa

Published: 27/Aug/2020 22:12

by Brent Koepp


A Pokemon cosplayer made a splash when she transformed into Sword & Shield character Nessa. The talented artist brought the Water Gym Leader to life with an incredibly accurate costume.

After debuting in 1996, the Pokemon franchise has never been more popular decades later. In 2019, the series broke sales records with the release of its eighth generation title Sword & Shield.

To celebrate the Nintendo Switch RPG, a talented cosplayer shared her transformation into the game’s Water-type Gym Leader Nessa. The artist’s perfect portrayal of the Trainer will leave fans in awe.

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Nessa is one of the new Gym Leaders in Pokemon Sword & Shield.

Pokemon cosplayer makes waves as real life Nessa

Nessa is one of the new Gym Leaders introduced in the Gen VIII title. The Trainer becomes one of the obstacles players must face in the Galar League, as they battle her monsters in the city of Hulbury to obtain a badge.

Bringing the popular heroine to life, Italian cosplayer Martina ‘mc_zelda‘ shared her true-to-life take on the Pokemon character.  Fans of the series will be wowed by the insanely faithful depiction

Martina nails Nessa’s black and blue streaked hair, including her intricate braids. The artist captured even little details such as the orange hair tie, as well as her big hoop earrings.

In another shot posted to Instagram, mc_zelda gave viewers a closer look at her outfit. The fan re-created the character’s signature blue and white Gym Leader jersey, which includes a water drop symbol on the chest.

She also faithfully created her signature dark blue gloves, and patterned Dynamax band that she wears on her left wrist. Tying it all together, Martina mirrored the Nessa’s striking blue eyes.

Pokemon’s latest release has been a major hit for Game Freak. The Nintendo Switch game has already become the third best-selling title in the entire franchise.

Those in love with the Galar region are in luck, as the RPG is getting expanded in a major way this Fall with the release of its second DLC add-on, The Crown Tundra.


Adventure Time cosplayer defends Land of Ooo as Finn’s female form Fionna

Published: 30/Oct/2020 17:58 Updated: 30/Oct/2020 18:01

by Brent Koepp


A talented cosplayer went viral on Instagram after sharing her adorable transformation into Adventure Time’s Fionna. The artist’s perfect take on the female version of protagonist Finn will leave fans of the animation in awe.

Adventure Time made its debut on Cartoon Network in 2010. For the last decade, the groundbreaking animation has captured the hearts and imaginations of viewers around the world.

Bringing the popular series to life, a cosplayer shared her take on lead heroine, Fionna. The artist accurately portrayed the female version of the human hero, Finn.

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Fionna is the female version of Finn.

Adventure Time cosplayer becomes real life Fionna

Adventure Time’s third season surprised fans when its ninth episode depicted a gender-swapped version of the Land of Ooo. Viewers were introduced to its new protagonists Fionna and Cake.

Bringing the heroine to life, cosplayer Emi ‘kqueentsun’ shared her insanely accurate costume of the character on social media. Photographer ‘cosplayenthusiast’ captured her posing in the hero’s iconic attire.

Emi perfectly recreated Fionna’s signature uniform, from her blue shirt and white headgear to her knee-high striped socks. The artist even made the protagonist’s lime green backpack which drapes over her shoulders. 


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In another shot by ‘catboxphotography’, the cosplayer showed off how she faithfully portrayed the heroine’s look. Kqueentsun parted her blonde hair to the right side of her face as her locks peek out from under the white hood on her head. 


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The artist also gave viewers a look at her prop sword, which accurately mirrors the weapon that Fionna sports throughout her episodes. In an over-the-shoulder pose, Emi effortlessly channels the character’s heroic spirit.


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Adventure Time ended in 2018, and has only continued to grow in popularity. The show has been praised by critics and fans for its unique art style and writing from creator Pendleton Ward.

After coming to an end for two years, fans were surprised when the series made its return in 2020 with a movie series on HBO Max called Distant Lands. The first installment featuring BMO aired in June and can be watched now.