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Artist creates even more Overwatch and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure crossovers

Published: 31/May/2019 19:59 Updated: 31/May/2019 20:08

by Bill Cooney

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An anime fan and artist has once again taken characters from ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ and placed them into the world of Overwatch.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, for those out of the loop, was first published in 1987 and is one of the best-selling manga series of all time, having an animated series that debuted in 2012 – which has since become an instant hit among fans.

Without going into exactly what JoJo is about, (which would take another article entirely) the series features an almost endless amount of colorful characters, who have become wildly popular with fans.

Luckily for us, Chinese artist and Overwatch fan 爽朗系男子T (Sleek man T) has decided to continue his noble work of taking characters from JoJo and putting them into highlight intros for various Overwatch heroes and, as always, the results are fantastic.

爽朗系男子TJonathan Joestar doing his best Zarya impression.

Jonathan Joestar X Zarya

Jonathan Joestar is the main protagonist of the Phantom Blood Arc, and was the first JoJo of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series.

Seeing as how Jonathan is a large, muscular man, he’s the perfect character to play Zarya, who is a large muscular woman, as Overwatch fans should know.

Jonathan might be able to pull of Zarya’s pose perfectly, but it would be interesting to see who could deadlift more weight between the two.

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Joseph Joestar X Widowmaker

The second JoJo in the series, Joseph Joestar, is the main protagonist in the Battle Tendency arc ,and makes a pretty solid Widowmaker, as well.

Like Widow, he swings into view in the highlight intro, but instead of Widow’s grappling hook, he’s using his stand, which are powers or entities psychically generated by JoJo’s characters.

Hermit Purple summons multiple, thorn covered vines that are strong enough to support Joseph’s body weight, so even though it’s not a grappling hook, it still gets the job done.

爽朗系男子TJotaro Kujo (and Star Platinum) as D.Va and her Mech.

Jotaro Kujo X D.Va

Kujo is the third (and most recurring) JoJo in the series, and he appears in D.Va’s highlight into with his stand Star Platinum.

Star Platinum is basically a bigger, even more ripped version of Kujo, which makes it a perfect match for D.Va’s mech.

So far as we know, though, Kujo is unable to go inside of Star Platinum, like Baby D.Va and her MEKA – but Jotaro does seem to summon his stand from inside, so we’ll let it slide.

爽朗系男子TClearly Giorno Giovanna is a Mercy main.

Giorno Giovanna X Mercy

Giorno is the son of Dio, one of the main antagonists in the JoJo series, serving as the fifth JoJo and protagonist in the Vento Aureo arc.

He makes perfect match for Mercy because his stand, even though it isn’t featured, provides healing powers, just like Dr. Ziegler.

爽朗系男子TOnly real fans of JoJo will know why Polnareff carved a turtle out of that pumpkin.

Jean Pierre Polnareff X Genji

Matching together Polnareff and Genji is a no-brainer, obviously because they both use swords in their abilities.

Sleek Man T made Polnareff recreate Genji’s Halloween highlight intro in the image, but instead of carving the pumpkin into a Jack-O-Lantern, he makes a turtle – a deep cut of JoJo lore that fans should appreciate.

爽朗系男子TDio as Reinhardt, with a sign instead of a hammer.

Dio X Reinhardt

The big bad guy of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures, Dio and Reinhardt’s personalities don’t really match, but he does make that sign look like it would hurt just as much as a large hammer.

Dio is more of a “kill everyone in my way to get what I want guy,” while Reinhardt is more focused on protecting people, but they are both large and strong.

Still, if we had to choose between the two, we’re taking Reinhardt every time, because we still can’t get over what Dio did to Jonathan’s pet dog, Danny.

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Attack on Titan cosplayer hacks and slashes into battle as Eren Yeager 

Published: 2/Dec/2020 7:07

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Attack on Titan’s Eren Yeager is a popular choice among cosplayers, but a recent effort re-created the character perfectly, and the pictures have gone viral. 

Attack on Titan is one of the darkest and strangest mainstream animes in recent times. However, that hasn’t stopped it from becoming an incredibly popular smash-hit. If anything, it’s probably the reason why.

Nobody ever thought they’d be into a story about human soldiers locked into a battle with over-sized human-looking monsters called Titans who eat people.

Yet, here we all are, and we’re hooked. 

Attack on Titan has many interesting characters, but it revolves around Eren Yeager, the main protagonist. He started as an impulsive and hardheaded peasant with a burning despite to help eliminate Titans.

But he quickly grew into a capable member of the Scout Regiment and even stumbled upon a special power of his own. For that reason, he’s become a fan-favorite among fans and cosplayers alike.

Attack On Titan Eren Yeager Cosplay
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Eren Yeager is the main protagonist in Attack on Titan.

A cosplayer named Noah Lance decided to step into Eren Yeager’s boots. They’re massive ones to fill, but he did such a great job, the photos have gone viral. The pictures have already generated almost 10,000 likes on Instagram.

“I hate people when they’re not polite,” he said, in reference to one of Eren Yeager’s quotes from the show. “If you end up on my table, then it serves you right.”

 

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Noah’s outfit looks like the real deal. It has everything from the khaki-colored shirt, brown belt, brown straps to a replica necklace. The dual swords are the best feature, though, and they round it off nicely.

There’s also a second shot that provides a more zoomed-out view of the boots, straps, and pants. Noah’s definitely put in a lot of attention to detail, and it shows.

“And I’m hoping that you will see yourself like I see you,” he said.

 

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Attack on Titan can be dark and grueling at times, but it still provides endless opportunities for fans and cosplayers to shine. Noah’s Eren Yeager cosplay is a testament to that.

The fourth and final series kicks off on December 7.

It marks the beginning of the end for the show, but there’s no doubt Attack on Titan fans will be in for a roller-coaster ride along the way.