[Image: Hikomi Tairiku via Aokage]

Because cosplayer Aokage nailed the character. Not gonna get any better than this!

Via her Twitter account, Aokage shows how cosplay isn’t only about the outfit or the photography, but how posing and subtle makeup can also help sell the whole thing.

[Image: Hikomi Tairiku via Aokage]

This is just about perfect. You can follow her on Twitter, and do check out some behind-the-scenes shots below.


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