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When Emma Rubini decided to cosplay Tank Girl from Jamie Hewlett’s original comics, she really went for it. Her cosplay looks like she’s been pulled right from the pages. She writes:

“I made my first cel shaded cosplay in 2014 (almost exactly two years ago), Gaige from Borderlands 2,” she wrote. “The photo on the left is from the first time I tried that costume on. As you can see, it wasn’t great. But I kept working, making other cel shaded cosplays along the way, including a revamp of Gaige last summer (now it’s one of my favorite cosplays!) So don’t say that you can’t do it, whether “it” is cel shading, cosplay in general, or any other art form, especially if you’re just starting out. And don’t bash people whose skills aren’t what they could be, because that will discourage them from becoming better at all.”

It nice to see that she encourages others to take chances and support each other with their cosplays. That makes this awesome cosplay even more special. Check out more pics after the break…

R2-D2 Can-Can Cosplay

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God, we love everything about this lady and her R2-D2 can-can cosplay. We’re not sure who she is, but she was captured at C2E2 by the legendary David Ngo.

UPDATE: Her name is Lauren Zawilenski and she is awesome. Thanks to her friend Nick for the heads up! Check out the entire costume…

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The happiness that Candace experiences over a Chewbacca mask is absolutely infectious. Seriously, I kept watching the bit between 2:10 and 2:30 because it just makes me smile. In fact, Peter Mayhew himself chimed in on Reddit to say that the video was “absolutely wonderful”.

Do yourself a favor and watch the whole video. It really is pure joy. [click to continue…]

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Remember this amazing female Finn cosplay by Victory Cosplay? Well, feast your eyes on her D.VA from Overwatch. The jumpsuit, the headgear, even the signature wink, she’s got it all down perfectly.

I saw some pretty nasty comments thrown Victory’s way because she chose to cosplay D.VA—which is bullsh*t. Victory should cosplay all the things because she absolutely rocks.

On that note, if she gets a Mech, I’m going to just die from the awesome. Check out more pics below…

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Ukrainian cosplayer Alexey Konstantynov of the Arthammer Workshop collective has produced this phenomenal cosplay of an Inquisitor from Warhammer 40,000. Check out some photos, as well as a closer look at that armor, below. [click to continue…]

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Catherine Elhoffer is a huge fan of Hamilton so, naturally, the musical has become the inspiration for some of her new designs.

See Also: More Catherine Elhoffer Designs

In this case, she’s started a #Hamilgown project. Judging by how quickly all of this has progressed, I think she’s definitely feeling all sorts of inspired. I can’t wait to see these dresses on models. [click to continue…]

Untitled-1-6Dan Martin in the man behind a webcomic called Deathbulge, and his brain is a delightful place. As evidence, I submit his 30 comedy Pokémon, all of which are a) absolutely hilarious, and b) not a far cry from the kind of thing the Pokémon games are actually doing these days.

Check out Martin’s full run of Fauxkémon, which is a word I just made up meaning “fake Pokémon” on Nerd Approved

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BBC Three has produced a documentary called Bodyhack: Metal Gear Man that focuses on Briton James Young, who was outfitted with a prosthetic arm inspired by the Metal Gear Solid games. The documentary highlights Young’s journey and the work of the team that developed the amazing technology behind his bionic arm.

Equally amazing is the revelation that the prosthetic arm was paid for by Konami themselves. How surprisingly (and arguably uncharacteristically) kind of them.

Check out the documentary in two parts, totaling about half an hour, below. [click to continue…]

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There are new Star Wars bags in the world so, naturally, we’re all over them. The bags in question are made by Harveys and feature Star Wars artwork by SHAG called “A Wretched Hive”.

A tote and hip pack will be available, along with a men’s wallet during an exclusive event and signing on May 21st from 3pm to 5pm at Disneyland’s WonderGround Gallery.

If you’re not able to make it to the event, a limited selection of “A Wretched Hive” merchandise will be available online in the future. [click to continue…]

belle-cosplay-01This adorable photoshoot features Analeigh Cosplay helping her little Belle protégé find some fun books to read.

She’s even begun selling custom dresses for children in her Etsy store.

Check out more photos from the series by Samantha Plett Photography below. [click to continue…]