Real-Life Pokémon Costume Inspires Leggy Fan Art

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Iwate Prefecture in Japan recently selected Geodude as its official supporter, with the Rock Pokémon doing its best to promote the region. In the Pokémon games and anime, Geodude does not have legs, but its real-world cosplaying counterpart does. Unleash the fan art!

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Of course, we can see the cosplayer’s legs, but we’re supposed to ignore the transparent pattern squares.

Like so.

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But......

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The outfit’s long legs soon became meme fodder, spawning humorous fan art and meme images.

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Here is how other characters would look like with these legs.

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.