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  • CosBlog #59: Seung Mina By Konoe

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    Cosplayer Konoe is a fan of fighting games, and you can tell by the caliber of her work on Seung Mina’s SCIII costume (pun intended).

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  • CosBlog #58: Circe By Kiwi5frog

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    Cosplayer Tracy (Kiwi5Frog) braved the cold to shoot her tribute to DCUO’s Circe, preparing the costume in less than a week to make an upcoming deadline.

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  • CosBlog #57: Rikku By QuarticMay

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    Cosplayer Rebecca (QuarticMay) proves that cosplay doesn’t always have to be a pricey endeavor if you are crafty enough.

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  • CosBlog #56: Team Rocket By R&R

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    While the costumes are simple enough, Team Rocket’s wild hairstyles make them somewhat difficult characters to pull off. Not for Russian cosplayers R&R, though, who took the time to style each wig to perfection.

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  • CosBlog #55: Princess Lenna Tycoon By Chiki Fischer

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    Yoshitaka Amano’s art isn’t only stunning, but offers cosplayers a unique interpretation of the character design they’ve come to know and love. Cosplayer Chiki Fischer exploited this freedom to great success.

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  • CosBlog #54: Zevran Arainai By Love Squad

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    Veteran Cosplayer Elena (Love Squad) has dozens of impressive costumes under her belt, including this tribute to Dragon Age Origins’ Zevran.

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  • CosBlog #53: Bonnie MacFarlane By Claire Hummel

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    Bonnie MacFarlane made our list of The 30 Characters who Defined a Decade, and for good reason. Cosplayer and concept artist Claire Hummel obviously felt an affinity for the character, too, putting much effort into successfully recreating Bonnie’s western getup.

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  • CosBlog #52: Dragoon Shana By Nina Gyaboo

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    The Legend of Dragoon is a favorite of mine, drawing me immediately to this stunning recreation of Shana’s armored form.

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  • CosBlog #51: Skull Kid By Phasers

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    Cosplayer Phasers does a phenomenal job of living up to Skull Kid’s character design in authenticity and craftsmanship.

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  • CosBlog #50: Bahamut By Orochi X

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    Cosplayer Orochi X has already graced the blog once for his phenomenal Siegfried Schtauffen ensemble. I couldn’t pass the opportunity to feature him again once I set eyes on his newest project – Final Fantasy summon Bahamut.

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  • CosBlog #49: Valkyrie Profile’s Lenneth By Shappi

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    Polish Cosplayer Shappi’s tribute to Valkyrie Profile is impressive at first glance, but even more so when considering this was her first attempt at armor and wing fabrication.

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  • CosBlog #48: Chloe Frazer By Jessica Steele Allen

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    Looks can be deceiving. When it comes to “simple” or “closet cosplay,” most assume that a single shopping excursion to a retail chain is needed. In reality, costumes that appear simple can be deceptively difficult.

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