It can happen. Just ask Florida-based fitness lover Natascha Encinosa.
During a recent Street Fighter event in Japan, a handful of Chun-Li cosplayers were assembled for the Miss Chun-Li Contest. And the winner? The dude who was dressed like Zangief.
If you’ve seen recent Street Fighter V footage from E3 you’ve probably noticed something a little different about Chun Li. People are remarking that because Chun Li’s breasts act as if they were made out of jello, Street Fighter has gone “full Dead or Alive” in the upcoming sequel.
Well, you gotta wear something when you get your license photo, don't you?
Back when Kotaku asked who pulled off the best Chun-Li cosplay, there seems to have been one glaring omission: this.
San Fransisco based artist Kevin Wada does a delightful take on Pokémon in his piece. Initially, I was only going to post this image.
As far as video game characters get, few are as iconic as Street Fighter's Chun-Li. She's not only a player favorite, but also a fan one. Many a cosplayer has donned her qipao. But who wore it best? Let's find out.
People often complain that there's an overabundance of zombie-based video games, or that zombies are the new bacon, overindulged in to the point of nausea. Judging by pieces like Deviant artist Dantemustdie00's "Sonic Zombies", perhaps we're just injecting the undead into the wrong titles.
This isn't the Chun-Li I remember! But it doesn't matter much because look how awesome that animation is. I can watch her loop around for that hit too many times than is normal.
Music has its Elvis impersonators, but video games? Video games have cosplayers, but there's a difference in the nuance. "Cosplay" implies an element of play—as though you are going from outfit to outfit. Not this lady.
Meet Mei Wei. She's one of China's top coplayers (or "coser" as they're called there). She appears in Chinese cosplay mags, at game promotions, and at event after event.
Dominique "Chun-Li" Vance and Lane "Cammy" Kwederis do a fine just looking and acting their roles in Eddie Lebron's live-action ode to Capcom's Street Fighter franchise. Unfortunately they battle like a couple of actresses brand new to fight choreography.
Chun-Li makes everything better—whether that be Jackie Chan movies or South Korean pop.
Cammy and Chun-Li settle their differences in this ass kicking Street Fighter illustration by Fung Kin Chew. Fight!
Last week, in Miami, Yoshinori Ono, the cheerful, jokey lead producer of the Street Fighter series had just shown off his team's new game, Street Fighter X Tekken. He and I were just about done talking about it.
Yuuri Morishita got her start as a booth companion back in 2003, appearing at events like the Tokyo Game Show. But by 2007, she was appearing as an on-stage guest to promote games. And now, she's releasing an x-ray video. Not x-rated, x-ray.
Roughly four minutes and 20 seconds is the answer, if it's Chun-Li doing most of the dirty work vs. Dante in Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Whoever's playing as Chun-Li wings off another 24 hits to grow on after the combo meter hits 999, too.
She's survived fight after after fight, opponent after opponent. She's even made it through woeful Hollywood adaptations. Today, Chun-Li and her thighs turn 43 years old.
French artist Bastien Vives has taken the cast of the Street Fighter series and reworked them. Most of them are now a different gender. Others are the same gender, they're just...looking at the world in a new way.