Kirito and Sinon Couple Cosplay from Sword Art Online Phantom Bullet Arc (Gun Gale Online)

Sword Art Online Phantom Bullet will be released soon. Isn’t that a good news? Tell you what, we’ve already had costumes of Kirito and Sinon for sale now in our store, you can see it in July New Arrivals. Get ready for your couple cosplay!

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We’ve discussed about Kirito’s relationships with other female characters from Sword Art Online (Click here to read), now it’s time we talk about Kirito and Sinon.

Spoiler Alert: The following contents (wikia) contain details about future plotlines described in the light novels. If  you don’t want to be spoiled, jump to the introduction of the costumes.

Asada Shino (Sinon) was the first person that Kirito became acquainted with in the world of Gun Gale Online. However, at the time, Sinon had presumed that Kirito was a girl due to his avatar being the rare M9000 type. This led to an easy misunderstanding and a hard slap that started their relationship off as a heated rivalry and hatred (friendly on Kirito’s part). However, Sinon had respect for him the instant he tackled the extremely difficult arcade game and won on the first try.

When they journeyed to find Excaliber, and Kirito yanked playfully on Sinon’s tail. The end result was very negative though, as expected. However, Kirito both respects and trusts her in both the real world and in the world of GGO. He does not doubt her unbelievable precision as a sniper, and does not doubt her.

Sinon actually despised Kirito at first, when he neglected to inform her of his gender. Events added up, and the two became rivals. However, their relationship steered in an entirely new direction when she noticed that Kirito might be dealing with the same grief she was as well. By the time she was beginning to get over her phobia of the Black Star, she began to have feelings for Kirito that may have been kindled ever since their duel during Barrett of Bullets.

 

Introduction of Kirito’s costume and Sinon’s Costume

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Kirito is still all in black. He has a long hair in GGO, looks like a girl. The shoes haven’t been made, so the model is wearing former version.

He uses a pistol so we made a holster at the back on the belt. You can click the photo to see all details of the costume.

 

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Sinon’s costume is a bit complex but we successfully completed all details. We had a pair of boots for her but the bottom of the trouser leg is too small to cover the boots like how it should be, so we used a simple shoes instead.

Please click the photo to check. The hair accessories are sold separately.

Sinon is a sniper so her weapon is a sniper rifle, PGM Ultima Ratio Hecate IIwhich is also available in our store.

 

Bet you’ll be a stunning couple with our costumes on any convention!

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Top 5 Unlucky Anime Characters

Do you feel unlucky sometimes? Read this blog and you’ll find your bad luck is nothing compared to these Anime characters’. They are just like living in bad luck and may even face the danger of losing their lives. Well, maybe some people enjoy that feeling. (ドM? haha)

No.1 Nobita Nobi from Doraemon

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The name Nobita is a household name as well as Doraemon. Nobita’s shortcomings are obvious, lazy, cowardly, clumsy and forgetful. He’s often being bullied. He would talk big while irritated but then he could only turn to Doraemon. Doraemon helps Nobita every time with inventions, however, he would screw it up in the end. According to the statistics, Nobita was beaten by Takeshi Gouta 1173 times, scolded 320 times by the teacher and 927 times by his mother, bitten by a dog 123 times, and fell into a ditch 140 times… Who can live a life like that?

 

No.2 Kogorou Mouri(Richard Moore) from Detective Conan

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Have you heard of “Sleeping Kogoro”? It is the name of a famous detective. But in fact almost all the cases are solved by Shinichi(Conan). I guess there must be hundreds of pinholes in the back of his neck, since Conan always shoots him there with his Stun-Gun Wristwatch to narcotize him. Kogoro is seriously a drunkard. He also likes to play with women. Whenever people praises him for being a great detective, he often laughs and acts all snobby. Seems that he doesn’t deserve our pity.

 

No.3 Team Rocket from Pokemon

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Team Rocket is cute and charming among so many villains in Anime. Jessie, James, and Meowth are generally considered failures, as they almost are never successful in their schemes and are incompetent. They mainly focused their attention on Ash in hopes of stealing his Pikachu. However they always fail and are always defeated hundreds of times with their blasting off into the sky. All that I can say is “no zuo no die”.

 

No.4 Touma Kamijou from Toaru Kagaku no Railgun

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Touma is the type that acts before he thinks. He can never just sit around upon seeing someone in a pinch and will go to great lengths to protect or help the person. This he does at great risk to himself, which typically results in him being hospitalized for several days after each confrontation. “Unlucky” is Touma’s pet phrase. It seems that he’s been unlucky after birth. He’s been through countless physical and mental injuries. But some people do envy his good luck with girls.

 

No.5 Kon from Bleach

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A perverted guy being preoccupied by sex much of the time ends up in a stuffed toy’s body? I’d say that’s called bad luck, especially being dressed up as a girl many times. Kon was one of the last Mod-Souls ever created for Project Spearhead but the project was shut down soon. Well, he’s not so unlucky, at least he got escaped from being terminated, and now he can take advantage of his stuffed animal body to get girls to hug him to their chests.

They’re unlucky, but thanks to their bad luck which bring us more laugh.

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Hetalia x Nyotalia Pairing — Special Couple Cosplay of Genderbend

Nyotalia refers to the genderbent versions of the Axis Powers Hetalia (APH) characters.
It has become common to depict characters as the opposite gender in either fanart or fanfiction, which is also very popular among cosplayers.
Isn’t that a great cosplay idea? You can cosplay as someone who is both male and female. And you can also do hetalia cosplay with two of them together.

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If you want to know the names and personalities of both male and female characters from APH or looking for pictures of them, you may find this article useful.

Check to see which pair is your favorite. (Please note that there may be several names called by fandom for genderbent characters.)

 

Germany: Ludwig vs Monica/Louise

 

GermanyChibi  monica

Male: A tall, muscular man, with sleek blond hair and blue eyes. He is a tough, too-serious, and efficient man
Female: She does not wear her hair slicked back. She is reserved, serious like her male counterpart, and has large breasts. She’s tall and gives off a cool feeling.

 

North Italy: Feliciano Vargas vs Alice/Felicia

 

Italy Alice

Male: He has short brown hair and brown eyes, with a curl on the left side of his head, which acts as his erogenous zone when stroked or pulled. He is an energetic and friendly yet clumsy young man
Female: She has her hair tied back into a ponytail, and has a wild curl of hair dangling down at the side of her head. Her eyes are depicted in a more amber color than her male counterpart’s. Her hair is also curlier and a lighter shade of brown. She is a rather emotional, strong-willed, and cheerful big sister-type.

 

Japan: Honda Kiku vs Honda Sakura

 

Japan_Chibi  Sakura

Male: He is a short, slim man with black hair, dark brown eyes. A shy, quiet, and hard-working man.
Female: A short girl with a bob hairstyle, and has shine to her eyes unlike her male counterpart (her eyes are also more amber in color). She seems to always have a shy expression, befitting of one with a Yamato personality.

 

America: Alfred F. Jones vs Emily/Amelia

 

AmericaChibi  Emily

Male: He has short blond hair with an ahoge, representing Nantucket, sticking up and blue eyes. He is a cheerful, energetic, yet somewhat conceited young man who is obsessed with heroes, justice, and freedom.
Female: She has blue eyes and wavy, amber-colored hair that comes to her shoulders, with two star-shaped barrettes holding her bangs out of her face.

 

France: Francis Bonnefoy vs Francoise/Francine

 

FranceChibi  Francoise

Male: He has shoulder-length blond hair and blue eyes, and has a slight amount of facial hair. He often seems infatuated with most of the nations and is very affectionate.
Female: She is an elegantly-dressed woman with her hair tied back into a french knot, usually held back by a crown or something similar. Her hair is dark brown (or alternatively a dirty blonde) and her eyes are violet. A snobby woman, and she is much more argumentative than her male counterpart.

 

England: Arthur Kirkland vs Rosa

 

EnglandChibi  Rosa

Male: He has messy, short blond hair and green eyes. He is cynical, sharp-tongued, prone to rough speech and yearns for the golden years.
Female: She no longer has the signature thick eyebrows, and wears her hair in long pigtails that are either slightly curled or completely straight. She is trying to behave elegantly, but being quite punk.

 

China: Wang Yao vs Wang Chun-Yan

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Male: He has dark hair tied back into a ponytail. He happens to be extremely superstitious, but not at all religious.
Female: She has her deep auburn hair tied up in a set of buns. She is a type of girl whose emotions cannot be read easily, but is most often depicted with a very similar personality as her male counterpart.
Russia: Anya Braginskaya vs Anya Braginskaya

Russia_Chibi Anya

Male: The tallest guy. He has a round, childish face with a more prominent nose. His hair is a light beige-blond, and his eyes are violet (purple). A large young man who is seemingly bighearted and innocent, but is in reality childishly cruel often coming off as villainous to those who fear him.
Female: A modestly-dressed woman with long beige-blonde hair. her personality is akin to a wearied mother figure who is emotionally unstable rather than childishly cruel.

 

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Zentai Suit is King — Special Anime Battle Suit Appreciation (Part 1 American Comic Heroes)

We can discover beauty in everything, even battle has its own aesthetics, and battle suit is an aspect of showing it. Undoubtedly, the most typical one is zentai suit among all battle suits. Under its tight covering, each and every move would show strength and beauty of the human body curve. In anime world, there’re all kinds of zentai suits in diversity of form and function. Some may be even more impressive than their wearers. Now let’s have a look and appreciate them.

Part 1 :Battle suits of American Comic Heroes

 

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In American comics, ever since superman puts on his blue zentai and red cloak (oh, don’t forget to wear a red underwear outside) in times of crisis, and saves the world as a hero, “zentai + super hero” is a normal attribute for American comic heroes. Can’t you see that even steel armor in Avengers is tight and showing the curve of strength? What these heroes in zentai suits have in common is that they are powerfully built.

1). Captain America

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Imagine Captain America wear a zentai suit on his former small sized body, that would look like a young ballet dancer, right? By the gods of Marvel, this slim guy who was chosen for his uprightness became a muscular man after injecting super warrior serum. He is not born as a hero, he is not immortal, he is just tougher, braver and smarter than ordinary people.
Captain America is regarded as an emblem of America’s spirit. Not only his name included the country’s name, but also his zentai suit is featured with national flags as well as his shield.
Old-fashioned is never out of date, Captain America will always fight for humanity with his spirit of freedom.

2). Spiderman

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Spiderman has a keen perception — “spider sense”, and he can shoot very strong spider-web strings from wrists via web-shooters. He is agile and vigorous. He sews his own costume to conceal his identity, which is a zentai suit. The zentai suit includes a red top with araignee lace and dark blue tights, covering him from top of the head to the toes. Do not worry whether he will feel suffocated, after all spiderman is a superhero turned by spider genes. This zentai suit doesn’t hamper his movements at all. Spiderman is one of Marvel’s flagship characters.

3). Batman

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Among so many heroes, batman must be most famous tuhao. He spends much money to build himself a combat gear with the world’s advanced technology. The batman costume is fireproof, bulletproof, anti-shock and anti-explosion. The gloves and boots are also strengthened to protect him. The material of the costume even has attemperation capability. He seems always so cool in his zentai suit.

Just to mention a few other heroes: The Flash, red zentai suit with a golden lightning logo on the chest; Green Lantern, green zentai suit and green sunglasses (thank god no green hat); Martian Manhunter, green zentai suit, red cross straps, blue shorts, blue cloak and blue boots (all I can say is this outfit definitely comes from Mars).

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Thus it can be seen, to be a superhero, besides owning special powers, you also need to have a nice body that underneath a zentai suit. Justice League? Maybe we can call them Zentai Suit League. (Forgive me for saying that)

 

Next post , we will discuss the Battle suits of Japanese Anime Manga Heroes . 

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How did Kirito and Asuna get married — Sword Art Online Love Story

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Kirito and Asuna are a lovely couple from Sword Art Online that many cosplayers would choose to be. You can find them on every convention.

But Do you know their love story?

This article will reveal how the romance between Kirito and Asuna develops, if you have any of the following question, you may also find an answer.

  1. How and when did Kirito and Asuna meet?
  2. Did Kirito falls in love with Asuna first or reversed?
  3. When did Kirito and Asuna kiss?
  4. When did Kirito propose to Asuna?
  5. How did Kirito and Asuna get married and wedding?
  6. Kirito and Asuna love Scene and love quotes?

(Please note that the content contains spoilers.)

 

IMO it should be Asuna falls in love with Kirito first. Let’s check out.

 

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Kirito and Asuna’s first meet, she did not show her face (Episode 2 Beater)

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They formed a party together

 

Then I believe this is the first spark going between them.

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Asuna eating some tasty bread (Episode 2 Beater)

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Kirito gave Asuna a jar of cream(?) to put on the bread.

Kirito not only change it up but also changed Asuna.

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Asuna ate it up within 1 second!

“The way to a girl’s heart is through her stomach.” ( ̄▽ ̄)

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