How To Cosplay Baby Groot

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If you needed any ideas for a Guardians of the Galaxy cosplay, you can always dress as Baby Groot.

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As Cinema Today, Eigaland and Yahoo! News Japan report, the film’s Japanese voice actors cosplayed as their onscreen counterparts at a recent press event in Tokyo.

[Image: Eigaland]
[Image: Eigaland]

Dressing up as Rocket or Mantis doesn’t seem that tricky. But teeny tiny Baby Groot? Also doable if you can make the character’s body.

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Actor Kenichi Endo is doing the character’s Japanese voice track, and he spent about an hour and a half in makeup to help pull this off.

It’s the little Baby Groot puppet with movable hands that really sells it. Darker backgrounds, too.

[Image: GotGJP]
[Image: GotGJP]
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He is Groot. Baby Groot. With a giant human head.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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