31 May 2010

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion: Lelouch Lamperouge and Kururugi Suzaku

code geass: lelouch of the rebellion cosplay - lelouch lamperouge and kururugi suzakuLelouch of Britannia and Suzaku of Japan first met when Lelouch and his sister, Nunally moved to the Kururugi residence as a diplomatic peace trade. Suzaku initially thought Lelouch was a prince who did not care for anyone other than himself, but as he came to know him better, they became the best of friends. They were separated from one another when Britannia invaded Japan, but were reunited once more in the Shinjuku Ghetto.

Beautiful cosplay! I can see a smirk in Lelouch’s face which is actually how I picture him to be. Suzaku looks very charming as well. Thanks to Tamina for sending this in!

EDIT: Thanks to anon for crediting this photo to Kanasaiii and Lenneth XVII!

30 May 2010

Hunter x Hunter: Kuroro Lucifer and Feitan

hunter x hunter cosplay - kuroro chrollo lucifer and feitanOriginating from Meteor City, a junkyard inhabited by outcasts, Chrollo Lucifer is the leader of the gang of thieves known as the Phantom Troupe. Feitan is one of his members, but after his victory over Zazan, he has been granted temporary control over the group. Feitan is one of the original 6 members of the Phantom Troupe, until it was later expanded to a total of 13 members.

Beautiful cosplay! It’s been a while since I’ve seen cosplays from this series. I heard that the manga was still ongoing, is that true? Thanks to Fumiki for sending this in!

29 May 2010

The Twelve Kingdoms: Renrin

unknown cosplay 53 / the twelve kingdoms cosplay - renrin aka ren taihoI had to skip last week's Unknown Cosplay Section because I didn't have any more unknowns until today.

I found this photo in my old hard drive. I didn't even know I still had cosplay photos in there! This is quite possibly very old already, so anyone's guess with who this girl is cosplaying is as good as mine.

Yes, I have absolutely no idea who the character is, so feel free to discuss this over at the comments section!

Also, we have the final results in Cosplay Holic's Poll! 168 votes total in only 30 days! You guys are amazing! Thanks for taking the time to vote! The winning vote is for me to update twice a day with 42%, and the runner up is the regular update of once a day at 36%!

cosplay holic poll - 05292010I honestly don't know if I have enough cosplays from you guys to maintain a twice a day update, but I promise I will work very hard to reach this goal! For now, though, I may need to stick to once a day. That twice a day option was suppose to be a joke, but I guess the joke's on me now!

Thanks again to everyone who voted and especially to those who send me cosplay photos! Until the next update!

EDIT: Thanks to Reichan for commenting this character is Renrin also known as Ren Taiho from the series "The Twelve Kingdoms"!

28 May 2010

Ouran High School Host Club: Kurakano Momoka

ouran high school host club cosplay - kurakano momokaThe Vice-President of Class 1-A, Momoka conducts meetings with the Class President, Soga Kazukiyo, who actually has feelings for her but is too shy to say anything. She is a classmate of Haruhi and the Hitachiin twins, and is a frequent client of Haruhi’s in the Host Club. She enjoys thrills and adventure which is the exact opposite of Kazukiyo.

Cute cosplay! I had a hard time trying to figure out who she was in the series, but I got it eventually! Thanks to Rue for sending this in!

27 May 2010

Final Fantasy X-2: Yuna 06

final fantasy x-2 cosplay - yuna 06Costume designer for Final Fantasy X-2, Tsukamoto Tetsu states that the radical design changes for Yuna from Final Fantasy X to Final Fantasy X-2 reflect a huge cultural change. Because Yuna, Rikku, and Paine now lives in a more care-free world, the designers wanted them to be able to dress up. Scriptwriter Nojima Kazushige added that Yuna's new outfit was a "natural reaction to the heavy stuff she wore in FFX".

Beautiful cosplay! I love how the cosplayer looks as if she has a secret that she's not about to tell. Thanks again to Linda for her contributions!

26 May 2010

Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories: Axel

kingdom hearts: chain of memories cosplay - axelKnown as "the Flurry of Dancing Flames", Axel is in charge of the Assassin Nobodies and is entrusted to deal with Organization traitors. He wishes to achieve his own ideal of immortality by having everyone he comes in contact with remember him. He was called Lea when he was his original self and was friends with Isa before he became Saïx.

Awesome Axel cosplay! I wonder how the cosplayer got the wig (or their own hair) to stand up like that? Thanks to Rie for sending this in!

25 May 2010

Rozen Maiden: Hinaichigo 02

rozen maiden cosplay - hinaichigo 02

In the manga, Odille Fosset took Hinaichigo from Jun Sakurada when she revealed a ring that appeared to be from Hinaichigo. Although Jun assures Hinaichigo that she could stay with whomever she wishes, she unconsciously decides to go with Odille. It is later revealed that Odille is the granddaughter of Corinne, Hinaichigo's previous owner.

Cute cosplay! I love the frills on her costume, and she has a ring too! Thanks to Galimar for sending this in!

24 May 2010

Gundam Seed Destiny: Meer Campbell 04

gundam seed destiny cosplay - meer campbell 04A young woman who received plastic surgery so that she would look like Lacus Clyne, Meer Campbell was used by Gilbert Durandal in order to get the citizens on PLANT to support him. She is flirty, excitable, and adores Athrun Zala, although he does not feel the same way. When Athrun defects, he attempts to convince Meer to escape Gibraltar with him, but she refuses as she prefers to live as Lacus Clyne.

Kipi is the cosplayer behind this Meer, though I can't recall Meer wearing a bikini in the series. It's been a while since I've seen it though. Thanks to O' Brian for sending this in!

23 May 2010

Fate/Stay Night: Saber 04

fate/stay night cosplay - saber 05

Standing amongst the most outstanding of classes, Saber is excellent in all categories, making her one of the most powerful servants in the world of Fate/Stay Night. Even though Emiya Shiro could not effectively provide her with Mana, she minimizes her activities in order to preserve what she has. She is often frustrated by her master's protective tendencies and believes that his reckless behavior will jeopardize their chance of winning the Holy Grail War.

It's rare to see Saber with her hair down, but I love the distant look she has in her eyes. Could she be the same cosplayer I featured last December 2009? Thanks to Dai for sending this in!

22 May 2010

Vampire Knight: Kiryuu Zero 06

vampire knight cosplay - kiryuu zero 06The year after the Cross Academy's Night Class ceased to exist, Zero continued his studies under the Kaien Cross' and Yagari Toga's admonition. With Hunters' Association in chaos, Zero is appointed to take over once he finishes high school. His relationship with Yuki is still tense at this point as Zero is torn between his past friendship with her and with the fact the he wishes to annihilate all vampires.

Beautiful self portrait by Italian deviant artist, ~Leox90! It's great to find guys cosplaying from the series as they are so rare. Thanks to Mika for sending this in!

21 May 2010

Macross Frontier: Brera Sterne

macross frontier cosplay - brera sterne / brera meiThe mysterious pilot of the crimson VF-27 variable fighter, Brera is a cyborg whose memories have been modified some time ago. The only thing he does remember from his past is Ranka's song "Aimo", the first part of which he can play with his harmonica. He is very protective of Ranka but is uncertain with the reason behind his actions.

Beautiful cosplay and wonderful photography once again by Hexlord! I wonder if the cosplayer actually has a harmonica or is just posed to appear as if s/he has one? Thanks to Joanne for sending this in!

20 May 2010

Final Fantasy X-2: Rikku 09

final fantasy x-2 cosplay - rikku 09One of the most notable changes in Rikku from Final Fantasy X to Final Fantasy X-2 is the design of her outfit. Although there are many similarities to casual wear in X, her clothing is by far more revealing and her hair is much longer. She has also become one of the main protagonists in X-2.

Awesome cosplay of Rikku! Really love how she did her hair on this one! Thanks again to Linda for the contributions!

19 May 2010

Kingdom Hearts: Kairi 02

kingdom hearts cosplay - kairi 02

Originally a resident of Radient Garden, Kairi encountered Aqua and Mickey at the young age of five. This was because the light in her heart made her a target of the Unversed. She was sent to Destiny Island some time later when Xehanort performed a gruesome experiment; he forced all six apprentices of Ansem the Wise to rip their hearts out which caused them to be invaded by darkness.

Cosplayer *Shiya is the cosplayer and designer of this unique version of Kairi. She has named it "Broken love Halloween Kairi" and Muze is her photographer. Thanks to Dahanna for sending this in!

18 May 2010

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Aang

avatar: the last airbender cosplay - aangThe current incarnation of the spirit of the planet manifested in human form, Aang is known as the Avatar who is tasked to keep the Four Nations Fire, Water, Wind, and Earth at peace. As he is taught by the Air Nomads, Aang wishes to avoid fighting as much as possible. He develops a complex network of friends extending over all four nations during his journey to complete his task.

Cosplayer Eri is the girl behind this cosplay of Aang. Yes, she is a girl, and she wrote that she is wearing a bald cap for this cosplay. Pretty awesome don't you think? Thanks again for sharing this with us, Eri!

17 May 2010

School Rumble: Harima Kenji

school rumble cosplay - harima kenjiAn ex-delinquent who still retains some aspects of his former persona, Harima Kenji often got into fights in the beginning of the series. He had a crush on Tsukamoto Tenma, only to find out that she was in love with Karasuma Oji. He began drawing manga as a means of escape from heartbreak and gets an honorable mention in an amateur manga contest.

Impressive cosplay from Uppcon 2008! This cosplayer really has Harima's look down, even with the pose! Thanks again to Vea for sending these in!

16 May 2010

Metroid Prime: Samus Aran 02

metroid prime cosplay - samus aran 02As a child, Samus spent most of her time with her family in the mining planet known as K-2L. Unfortunately, the planet was raided by Space Pirates looking for bounty and killed most of the people in the colony. This included Samus' parents, who were killed by the Space Pirate's leader, Ridley. The planet was eventually destroyed, and the orphaned Samus was left to fend for herself. Incidentally, she was found by the bird-like alien race known as the Chozo and was taken to their home planet Zebes where she trained to become a warrior and seek her revenge.

Beautifully detailed Samus from Sweden's Uppcon 2008! I'm actually wondering if she's Jenni Källberg, the same Samus cosplayer I featured in 2007. Thanks again to Vea for the Uppcon photos!

15 May 2010


unknown cosplay 52 from comiket 2009 / passpoI was told there were several of these girls dressed like flight attendants in Winter Comiket 2009. According to Mike, the contributor of today's feature, she's "the cutest one in the bunch. Not that all of them weren't cute actually."

Since this is the only photo I have, I can't judge that. Maybe it's because she's wearing her hair in semi-pigtails that it made her stand out?

Anyway, if anyone has any guesses, I'd be glad to hear them! Thanks again to Mike for the contribution!

EDIT: Thanks to anon for letting me know this is a cosplay of one of the many members of Jpop group Passpo!

14 May 2010

Star Ocean 4: Arumat P. Thanatos

star ocean 4 the last hope cosplay - arumat p. thanatosAn Eldarian warrior blessed with extraordinary fighting ability, even by Eldarian standards, Arumat is unfortunately ill with an incurable disease. His muscle cells are breaking down, which has forced him to choose between giving up his current body or dying and early death. Now 26, he chose to live out the rest of his life for redemption of the lives of the men he lost along the way. He was only 17 when his entire troop was destroyed after a battle with the phantoms, leaving him as the sole survivor of the attack.

Cosplayer Kashino Rei, who is the same cosplayer behind Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle's Sakura cosplay contacted me to correct the info I posted about her previous cosplay. Not surprising, she has a lot of great cosplays in her Deviant Art account, and this is one of my favorites. Thanks also to her photographer, Christoph Gerlach for the awesome photography!

13 May 2010

Final Fantasy VII Advent Children: Tifa Lockhart 05

final fantasy vii advent children cosplay - tifa lockhart 05

In the initial draft of Final Fantasy VII Advent Children, Tifa was intended to have a more central role. The original story was supposed to revolve around a note being delivered to Cloud Strife, and the cast list only included Tifa, Cloud, and several children.

Aren't we all glad they decided to make the short film into a full, mind-blowing, computer generated movie?

Then again, with cosplay like this, who knows? Maybe there's a real Tifa Lockhart out there that we don't know about. Thanks to Linda for sending this in!

12 May 2010

D. Gray-Man: Kanda Yu 04

d. gray-man cosplay - kanda yu 04Kanda Yu is a Second Exorcist, created in the Synthetic Disciple Project Central forced onto the Chan and Epstein families nine years past. Because of this, he can see lotus flowers blooming wherever he goes. In the anime adaptation, these flowers act as an hourglass indicating his lifespan. The flowers begin to lose its petals as he approaches his death.

Cosplay Holic reader Materialistique sent this over and needless to say, I was shocked. It may be just a profile picture, but you can really tell that it's Kanda from D. Gray-Man! Thanks Materialistique!

Now the only problem is, the cosplayer's name is also Miyoc, but she is the President of CNcos - Chinese New COS group from Shanghai and not the Miyoc I have tagged in Cosplay Holic. Since making a new tag in all caps is not going to work in Blogger, does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks guys!