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Yurisa’s D.va cosplay brings Overwatch hero to life

Published: 20/Apr/2019 17:18 Updated: 8/Oct/2020 14:59

by Daniel Cleary

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A popular cosplayer, Yurisa, has pulled off one of the most accurate Overwatch, fans have become more invested in the characters and often like to express their creativity and  in the form of cosplaying some of the heroes

D.va is one of Overwatch’s most popular heroes among the fans and has been in the game since the original roster of heroes. This has also made her a popular subject for the growing cosplay community for Overwatch characters.

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Yurisa123Yurisa’s take on the popular Overwatch hero, D.va.

D.va is a former South Korean professional gamer who uses her skills to pilot the government’s mechanized drone unit called MEKA in order to protect the cities.

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The hero’s connection to gamers alongside her unique set of abilities make her one of the favorite heroes in Overwatch and it is no surprise that cosplayers such as Yurisa are doing their own ‘real life’ versions of D.va.

Yurisa chose to cosplay D.va in her classic original skin and many feel that it is one of the more accurate recreations of D.va they have seen yet, with unmatched attention to detail.

D.Va cosplay by Yurissa (Overwatch) from r/gaming

Yurisa initially uploaded her take on the D.va cosplay on her Inven page, where it received overwhelming support from Overwatch and cosplay fans.

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This cosplay was clearly a hit with the fans, as it also amounted over 25,000 upvotes when it was reposted on Reddit within 24 hours.

The best D.Va cosplay?

D.va has been one of the fan favorites to cosplay when it comes to Overwatch, so Yurisa has some tough competition when it comes to claiming the crown for the best D.va cosplay.

One of the more notable D.va cosplays was Anastasia Komori’s attempt at portraying D.va’s ‘Black Cat’ skin, which also received a lot of love from Overwatch and cosplay fans.

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anastasia komori/ instagramAnastasia Kamori’s cosplay of the D.va ‘Black Cat’ skin.

There is no doubt that we will we see more incredible D.va cosplays as Overwatch continues to grow in popularity around the world.

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Cowboy Bebop cosplayer becomes queen of hearts as perfect Faye Valentine

Published: 19/Oct/2020 19:28

by Brent Koepp

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A Cowboy Bebop cosplayer shared an insanely accurate Faye Valentine costume. The artist teamed up with talented photographers to bring the popular anime to life like you’ve never seen before.

Despite releasing in 1998, Cowboy Bebop is still one of the most popular animes of all time. Viewers fell in love with its fast-paced jazz style, and story about a ragtag group of bounty hunters in space.

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Celebrating the influential series, a talented cosplayer transformed into beloved heroine Faye Valentine. Her stunning photography and mind blowing re-creation of the character will be sure to leave fans in awe.

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The beloved bounty hunter is a protagonist in Cowboy Bebop.

Cowboy Bebop cosplayer brings Faye Valentine to life

While much of the anime centers on protagonist Spike Spiegel, the bounty hunter picks up several crewmates throughout the story, such as Faye Valentine. The ragtag group travel across space aboard the Bebop spaceship. 

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Cosplayer ‘luciolescosplay’ transformed into the purple-haired heroine with a jaw-dropping costume on Instagram. The artist teamed up with photographer ‘micheltakumacosplay’ who helped bring the anime to life with incredible skills. 

Posing in the character’s signature two-piece yellow outfit, the artist mirrored Valentine’s look effortlessly. She even included Faye’s signature red jacket which hangs loosely around the lower half of her arms. 

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In another shot, photographer ‘koklengphotographe’ captured the cosplayer recreating a scene from the show. Luciole posed as the bounty hunter holding a drink in front of a bar. The glowing neon sign in the backdrop looks similar to the “Loser Bar” from the series

The French cosplayer gave viewers a full look of her outfit, and showed just how accurate it is to the anime. From her purple cropped hair, to her iconic sunglasses, this is easily one of the best takes we’ve seen on the queen of hearts.

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Cowboy Bebop originally made its debut as manga in 1997. However, its anime adaptation a year later by studio Sunrise made it an instant hit around the world.

Those wanting to watch the genre-bending sci-fi romp can catch all episodes on streaming services Funimation, Hulu, and HBO Max.