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Smash Ultimate’s top Peach player shocks Twitter with Bowsette cosplay

Published: 21/Jan/2020 23:20

by Michael Gwilliam

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Smash Ultimate pro Ezra ‘Samsora’ Morris is one of the most unique members of the game’s competitive scene, and showed exactly why with an incredible Bowsette cosplay.

Morris, who is known for being the world’s top Peach player, is no stranger to cosplays, but this one may just be his most impressive yet.

Taking to Twitter, the pro posted four photos of himself dressed as the fan-made character Bowsette, equipped with a shell on his back, black fingernails and nylons.

However, instead of opting for blonde hair, Morris decided to spice things up with a red wig in addition to the character’s horns and crown.

The response was mixed to say the least. While the tweet was liked nearly 8,000 times, there were some negative responses.

Fellow pro player Tyler ‘Marss’ Martins replied saying, “I support you, but I won’t like the post.”

Another professional player, Brian ‘Cosmos’ Kalu had a similar take. “I don’t support this but I liked the post,” he said.

“This ain’t it chief,” Twitter user Liberty Prime commented.

The character of Bowsette was created by artist Ayyk92 back in 2018. The premise was that in New Super Mario Bros. U, the character Toadette would transform into Peachette when she puts on the Super Crown powerup.

In the comic created by Ayyk92, Mario antagonist Bowser puts the Super Crown on, transforming into Bowsette. The comic went viral and many different cosplays of the fan-made character began springing up across the net.

This isn’t the first time Samsora has cosplayed as a female character, either: At Smash Ultimate Summit 2, the eUnited player dressed up as Princess Peach, where he performed a catwalk as part of a talent show gag.

It will be fun to see what Samsora has up his sleeve for his next cosplay. It’s clear that he really enjoys breaking boundaries, even if some of his fellow players are shocked by what they see.

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League cosplayer comes out from the shadows as amazing Akali

Published: 23/Oct/2020 8:05

by Andrew Amos

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Ever seen a League of Legends cosplay so good that Riot can’t help but share it with the world? Well, now you have, with Sweet Angel’s take on Akali taking League players by storm.

Akali is one of League of Legends’ most popular characters to cosplay. Whether it be her default skin, or the mega-popular K/DA variant, people love to show off as the Ionian assassin.

However, few manage to grab the eyes of Riot as much as Sweet Angel. The talented Italian cosplayer decided to take on Akali as her most recent project, and while the costume looks simple, it was anything but.

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Akali is one of the most popular League champions to cosplay, but few catch the eyes of Riot.

“I thought it was a simple costume, but it required a lot more attention and time than I thought,” she told fans on her website.

It took Sweet Angel about 100 hours all up to create the Akali cosplay ⁠— and you can see every bit of hard work and time that went into it. From the handmade wig, to the dress, and even Akali’s smoke bombs, Sweet Angel didn’t miss a beat.

Everything that you see was basically handmade. Sweet Angel sewed all of the fabrics together, stitched everything up, and made it tailored not only to herself, but true to life to Akali’s design.

She even designed Akali’s signature Kana, using EVA foam so she can carry it around without too much hassle.

She added every detail to the weapon like she did the costume too, from the leather handle all the way down to the marks and blemishes on the battle-worn blade.

The cosplay is so good that even the official League of Legends account couldn’t help but react. Sweet Angel got a retweet on the cosplay from the near five million follower account, and they don’t hand those out lightly.

As for her next cosplay, Sweet Angel hasn’t revealed her plans just yet. However, she’s got a few more shoots on the way, and if they’re anything like this Akali cosplay, they’ll be worth a gander.