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This is terrific Metal Gear Solid cosplay. But you know what really sells it? The ball of fire.

Previously, Kotaku reported that pyrotechnic cosplay events were being held in Japan. Blowing shit up packs that extra punch for MGS get-ups.

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Great work cosplayers, dog, and explosive experts.

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