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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Old-fashioned is never out of date, Captain America will always fight for humanity with his spirit of freedom.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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Miccostumes New Cosplay Costumes May 2014 Part 1

Our May 2014 new cosplay costumes will be live in our shop this week, but some prereview photos has been public now:

1.  Blazblue Cosplay Costumes :

 

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 Blazblue Ragna The Bloodedge Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Jin Kisaragi Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Noel Vermillion Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Rachel Alucard Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Hazama Cosplay Costume

Blazblue Litchi Faye Ling Cosplay Costume

Blazblue Litchi Faye Ling Cosplay Costume

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Miccostumes May Cosplayer Sponsor-Paris “Feldon” Counter

Miccostumes’com May Sponsor Cosplayer has been confirmed - Feldon , Congratulation!

Miccostumes.com will provide a  free Supersonico Gothic Lolita Sexy Maid Costume for Feldon , and we are definitely sure Feldon will be one of the most sexy Sonico maid girl online!

More details about Feldon:

My cosplay name is Feldon, I’ve been cosplaying since 2007 in the Seattle Area. Cosplay gives me a chance to be in my favorite characters shoes, its the best feeling in the world living out your own fandoms. I’m 20 years old and a Vegan cosplay (use no animal products in costumes). Being cosplayer as brought me so much joy, i love the friendships i have made and the confidence i have gained. Always be yourself, embrace your hobbies.
 Here are some of my cosplay pictures:

Character: Super Sonico
Photographer: Trevor Locke Photography

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Character: Yoko Littner – Gurren Lagann
Photographer: Studio Henshin Photography

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Character: Yuno Gasai (HAPPY END version) – Future Diary
Photographer: Riamux Creations

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Character: Mikuru Asahina (cheerleader) – The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Photographer: Studio Henshin Photography

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Character: Chizuru Minamoto – Kanokon
Photographer: Riamux Creations


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Character: Fluttershy (lingerie) – My little Pony
Photographer: Riamux Creations

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Character: Jihl Nabaat – Final Fantasy 13
Photographer: LJinto

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So if you wanna be one of Miccostumes’s sponsor cosplayer, please check the details here.

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Crystal

How to choose a Dragon Ball Goku costume with different symbols?

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Goku wears a few outfits in Dragon Ball Anime. Some of the them look the same, the only difference is the symbol on the costume. When cosplayers are going to cosplay as Goku, many may get confused.
Now I’m going to write some introduction and meaning to these different symbols. Hope you’ll know which one to choose.

 

1. First one, the symbol on the costume is kame

This is Master Roshi’s kanji, pronounced kame and meaning “turtle”, is the kanji that all of those trained under Master Roshi are given to wear after completing their training. This kanji is a patch worn on the top right side of the Turtle School uniform, and on a much larger patch on the back.

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Our Goku costume with Kame Letter

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Goku was trained by Master Roshi when he was a kid, so this is the first costume he wears. And if you’re buy a goku costume for your kid, this is the best one to choose.

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And Goku competed in the World Martial Arts Tournament wearing this outfit.

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Two other characters who also has worn the same outfit. You can also cosplay as them using just one costume. Or you can form a group cosplay. This is the costume you should wear when you attend the con togerther with them.

Krillin
Krillin (Goku’s lifelong best friends)

Yamcha
Yamcha (once an enemy of Goku, but later became a friend and ally)
2. Second one, the symbol on the costume is eddbbe19cfbf80_full

It is Goku’s kanji, pronounced Go (meaning “wisdom” or “enlightenment”) is the kanji that Goku adopts after his training in preparation for the upcoming battles on Namek. Goku continues to wear this kanji until the arrival of the Androids.

So this is the costume you should choose when the cosplay background is Namek.

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Our Goku costume with Go

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Goku’s son Gohan has also worn this outfit once, you can also cosplay as him. And it is also a good choice if a father is cosplaying together with his son.

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3. Third one, the symbol on the costume is symbol_of_goku_by_expoartexplorer-d69yng0

It is King Kai’s kanji, pronounced kaiō and meaning “world king” King Kai wears these two kanji on a large, round patch on the front of his uniform. When Goku dons it, he wears it only on the back of his uniform, keeping the Master Roshi kanji on the top right of the front of his uniform. Yamcha wears it in reverse to Goku, having the Kai kanji on the front and the Master Roshi kanji on the back.
Our Goku costume with King Kai Symbol

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So here’s another choice when you do group cosplay with King Kai and Yamcha.

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Hope this article is helpful when you choose Goku and other dragon ball costume.

Have a nice time cosplaying as Goku from Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z!

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Crystal

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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May 2014 Attack on Titan Cosplay Contest-To Win Amazing Costume,Wig and Cash Coupons

This month, Miccostumes cosplay contest is back! We welcome cosplayers to join in our contest to win free costume,wig and cash coupons. Here we go!

 

Attack on Titan contest

Attack on Titan attracts a lot of enthusias all over the world from

last year through its novel topic and eye-popping graphics.

We can see cosplayers of characters from Attack on Titan on every

convention.

If you are a fan of Attack on Titan and have done any of its

cosplay, don’t hesitate to participate in this contest.

You may get a chance to win costume, wig and also cash coupon from

us!

 

Read on for more details

 

Rules:

1. Time for the Contest

May 8th – May 28th (Pacific Standard Time )

 

2. Winners and Prizes

Winners: Those who have the most “Facebook Likes” will win the contest.

Prizes:

First Prize: any costume from our Attack on Titan costume catalog

(or $80 cash coupon)

Second Prize: any wig from our Attack on Titan wig catalog

(or $25 cash coupon)

Third Prize: $10 cash coupon.

Each contestant will get a $5 cash coupon.

Note: Cash Coupon can be used as equivalent cash when purchasing 

in our store.

 

3. How to Participate

All you need to do is post on your Facebook with at least one photo(more is prefered) of your Attack on Titan cosplay. And the text must contains “Miccostumes.com  Attack on Titan Cosplay Contest  http://www.miccostumes.com/blog/?p=9890″ , pin your post to the top of your timeline, reply to our Facebook post with your info. Then you’re a qualified contestant.

See the picture below as an example:

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4. About the photo(s):

At least one photo is required. The photo(s) must feature only you.

Group photos are not allowed. More photos are appreciated.

The photo(s) should be clear enough to see which character you are cosplaying.

You can even share a video of your Attack on Titan cosplay. (but photo is necessary)

Please note that only one post is valid, we’ll not add up the likes if your post is more than one.

 

5. Results

We’ll comment the likes on your post on May 29th.

The winner will be announced on our blog on May 30th and the prizes will be send to the winners then.

 

 

Click to see all the contestants

 

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Miyuki Kurame Williams  (first one to join in)

 

oya

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Linda Carmona

 

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Adele ‘Sasu’ Pearson

 

Aki Pop

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Taylor Brown
Taylor Brown

 

Sami Miko

Sami Miko

 

Yuuhi Takahiro

Yuuhi Takahiro

 

Marika Echizen

Marika Echizen

 

Yuki Natsu Hime

 Yuki Natsu Hime

 

PS:

The other cosplay contest we held before:

 

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Crystal

Attack on Titan Cosplay Prop 3D Maneuver Gear Anime Version with Tutorial

Finally we’ve got the Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin)

three dimensional maneuver gear,

(also called Vertical Maneuvering Equipment )

So excited~! o(≧v≦)o~~ Suteki~~~

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What is a ”three-dimensional maneuver”,

and how is it special or effective against the Titans?

Here’s a template with specific explanation.

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If you’re so confused looking at the image above,

I suggest you go watch the Attack on Titan Animation.

As a cosplayer, three dimensional maneuver gear is essential to

make your cosplay perfect, no matter which character

you’re going to be and which legion you’re in.

Sure Recon Corps (Scouting/Survey Legion) use them more often.

Thanks to the “Currently Disclosable Information ”,

(so considerate!)

making belt prop and DIY the device become less difficult.

It’s a pity that I’m a girl without ingenuity so I cannot

make cosplay props, not to say such a complicated one.

If you’re determined to create one by yourself,

here’re some tutorials you may be able to use:

And if you’re not satisfied with just a prop for cosplay,

check the end of this article for a real one!

Someone joked that

“you can build a plane with the time of making a 3DMG”

 

First of all, imo the best of our 3DMG is the material.

People tends to use EVA to make all kinds of pros,

it’s cheap, light, easy to cut, but it gets bumpy easily

and it wouldn’t look so real with metallic gloss.

Of course you can use metal but that would be too heavy.

The one we have now is made of PVC and PMMAwhich weighs about 5kg.

[I don’t think I can walk with real metal 3DMG on. (─.─|||) ]

Some tools involved in the apparatus include (Whether our 3DMG has):

  1. Handgrips (Yes)
  2. Piston-shot grapple-hooks (Yes but no hook)
  3. Gas powered mechanism (Yes)
  4. Iron Wire Propeller with Plug in Blades (Yes)

Attack on Titan 3D MG Assembling Tutorial/Guidance

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First series of 2014 May New Cosplay Costumes Pre-Announcement

A huge wave of new costumes is approaching in May~!

1.The novice idol ~Super Sonico (Sorry these two were meant to be online in April.)

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Supersonico Nurse Costume

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Supersonico Sailor Costume

2.Three of the League of Legends costumes are also delayed. (We just want to make everything perfect.)

3

League of Legends Sheriff of Piltover Caitlyn Blue Cosplay Costume,another classic style has been uploaded in our shop in the April,please check it out.

4

League of Legends Loose Cannon Jinx Cosplay Costume

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League of Legends Dark Child Annie Cosplay Lolita Dress,and we also have the League of Legends The Dark Child Annie Winter Cosplay Costume in our shop.

 

3.If you’re a BL fandom you wouldn’t want to miss DMMD. (Seragaki Aoba was already for sale but these two take a long time to make.)

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Dramatical Murder Koujaku Cosplay Costume 7

Dramatical Murder Noiz Cosplay Costume

4.All main characters from Fighting game Blazblue, sure you can find someone you like. (The first five are already for sale.)

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Blazblue Ragna The Bloodedge Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Jin Kisaragi Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Noel Vermillion Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Rachel Alucard Cosplay Costume

12

Blazblue Hazama Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Litchi Faye Ling Cosplay Costume

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Blazblue Tokaka Cosplay Costume

5.Haikyuu!!for sports fan~

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Haikyuu!!Syouyou Hinata Cosplay Costume Sportswear

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Haikyuu!!Tobio Kageyama Cosplay Costume Sportswear

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Haikyuu!!Koshi Sugawara Cosplay Costume Sportswear

6.RWBY — The strongest team ever! (Weapons of all RWBY characters are already for sale.)

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RWBY Ruby Rose Cosplay Costume

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RWBY Weiss Schnee Cosplay Costume

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RWBY Blake Belladonna Cosplay Costume

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RWBY Yang Xiao Long Cosplay Costume

7.Life of supernatural beings — Hoozuki no Reitetsu

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Hoozuki no Reitetsu Hoozuki Sama Cosplay Costume

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Hoozuki no Reitetsu Hakutaku Cosplay Costume

8.A Puppet who has human components — Yaya

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Unbreakable Machine-Doll Yaya Kimono Cosplay Costume

All the costumes above will be uploaded in our shop before 12th.May,and some of then are already for sale in our shop now.

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Cosplay as the Most Popular Blue-haired Anime Heroines

If you search online for blue-haired characters, you will get the results that they are usually characterized as “cool,” “intellectual,” “unrewarded,” and “low on luck.” And it seems that they’re mostly tragic roles in anime. But many of them are popular among fans. A recent poll conducted in Akihabara Japan from 100 people presents us the top blue-haired heroines:

1.

Rei Ayanami from Neon Genesis Evangelion

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Rei Ayanami School Uniform

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Rei Ayanami Fight Cosplay Costume plug suit

 

2.Sayaka Miki from Puella Magi Madoka Magica

3

 

 

3.Nymph from Heaven’s Lost Property

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4.Ami Mizuno from Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon

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5.Konata Izumi from Lucky Star

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Konata Izumi blue school uniform

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Konata Izumi red school uniform

6.Erio Touwa from Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl

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7.Ika Musume from Squid Girl

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Choose your favorite one and cosplay as her to capture Otakus’ hearts~!

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Miccostumes New Cosplay Costumes April 2014 Part 3

Today we will update the final part of our new cosplay costumes in April, if you have not checked out our April new costumes, please check our Part 2 and Part 1 . so here we go!

First are our Japanese Maid costumes collection:

classic japanese maid café costume

Classic Japanese Maid Café Costume

supersonico maid costume

 

Supersonico Gothic Lolita Sexy Maid Costume

japanese cute maid costume

Japanese Cute Maid Costume

japanese summer maid costume

Japanese Summer Maid Costume

japanese princess maid costume

Japanese Princess Maid Costume

classic japanese maid cotton costume

 

Classic Japanese Maid Cotton Costume

All of our maid costumes are made by finest quality fabric and cute style, they have been our hot sales items for long time, so we hope more and more anime fans and cosplayers try our Japansese style maid costumes.

supersonico dress

Supersonico Cute Summer Dress

Then let’s check the last  part of our Fairy tail Costumes

fairy tail lucy purple cosplay costume

Fairy Tail Lucy Heartfilia Purple Cosplay Costume

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fairy tail erza scarlet purple cosplay costume

Fairy Tail Erza Scarlet Purple Cosplay Costume

fairy tail natsu dragneel purple cosplay costume

Fairy Tail Natsu Dragneel Purple Cosplay Costume

fairy tail wendy marvell cosplay costume

Fairy Tail Wendy Marvell Cosplay Dress

fairy tail mirajane strauss cosplay costume

Fairy Tail Mirajane Strauss Cosplay Costume

fairy tail erza scarlet beauty contest cosplay costume

Fairy Tail Erza Scarlet Beauty Contest Cosplay Costume

Then check our League of Legends Cosplay Costumes (there are 3+ new styles will be uploaded in our shop in the next month):

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League of Legends Sheriff of Piltover Caitlyn Cosplay Costume

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League of Legends The Dark Child Annie Winter Cosplay Costume

The last ones are hot sales new cosplay costumes online right now: DRAMAtical Murder,,.

seragaki aoba

DMMD Dramatical Murder Aoba Seragaki Cosplay Costume

houka inumuta cosplay costume

KILL la KILL Houka Inumuta Cosplay Costume

free! iwatobi swim club rei ryugazaki cosplay t-shirt

Free! Iwatobi Swim Club Rei Ryugazaki Cosplay T-Shirt

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