Cosplay can be great when a piece is a painstaking recreation of the original. There is, however, nothing stopping it from being great when there's a bit of gender-bending going on, either.

Rmthompson1979's shot of Abigail here, dressed as Zelda's Link, is proof of that.

She's far from the only amazing picture we've got this week though, as a red Spartan goes overboard with attention to detail, some Pokémon cosplayers go all slow-motion on us and, going back to Zelda for a moment, a Skull Kid shows they look just as weird in the real world as they do in Hyrule/Termina.

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Fancy Pants is a look at the world of cosplay (costume play), where people dress up as their favorite video game characters. Sometimes it works! Sometimes it...yeah.

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