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One of the Most Ridiculous Anime Cosplay You'll See This Year

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Even though it’s similar to one you might have seen last year, this cosplay will still be hard to top. That’s right, here’s another Hunter x Hunter Gon cosplay.

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This cosplay depicts Gon after he transformed into an older version of himself, and it appeared at this year’s Fancy Frontier manga and anime events in Taiwan. The hair is so high, it seems to touch the ceiling.

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There’s also a silly Hunter X Hunter statue, which seems to have inspired these recent costumes.

Below are some more images of this cosplay in action:

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It looks like there is some kind of contraption blowing air into the faux hair, kind of like a wind sock.

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This article was originally published on February 3, 2016. It has been updated with new photos from this weekend.

Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

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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This is awesome! Too bad about the hair, but it was bound to happen.