Who's That Pokémon, And Why Is She Taking Off Her Clothes?

From the burlesque troop that brought us Metroid's Samus Aran stripped down to her skivvies comes the Anime Babes show, in which Pikachu jumps on stage and ruins childhood memories forever. Much NSFW-ness ensues.

The Devil's Playground burlesque troop continues to delight, astound, and disturb geeks everywhere with their ongoing to tribute to everything we love getting nearly naked. Star Wars and video games have both gotten the DP treatment, and now the girls take on iconic anime characters.

It just so happens one of those iconic anime characters is a video game cross-over, so here we are, gaining new appreciation for the ways that pokéballs can be used.

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Check out the full gallery over at LA Weekly to see how the Devil's Playground handles Neon Genesis Evangelion, Fullmetal Alchemist, Speed Racer, Tokyo Mew Mew, and of course, Sailor Moon.

Anime Babes from Sailor Moon to Rei Ayanami: This Isn't Cosplay, This Is Burlesque [LA Weekly - Thanks Cesariojpn]