Today, we have shone the spotlight on some of the latest and greatest anime cosplay renditions from around the globe, showcasing images from the likes of China, Korea and America.
We start with this portrayal of Viktor Nikiforov from Yuri!!! On Ice. The 27 year old character is a former figure skater, current coach and choreographer. Viktor is considered one of the main characters of Yuri!!! on Ice, and is also the first Russian skater to be introduced.
He’s considered to be a legend among peers, after winning five straight World Championships, five straight Grand Prix Finals and several championships in Europe. Viktor was took his place at the top of the mountain at a young age, being on top of the skating world at the age of 16.
This cosplay was published by Hyouka, hailing from Indonesia. To check out more of Hyouka’s work click here.
Next, we have an homage to Death Note’s Misa Amane, uploaded by Taiwanese artist Mon. The up-and-coming model and Kira supporter Misa gains a Death Note, before seeking out Kira the show her gratitude for avenging the death of her family. She eventually dedicates her life to helping the true identity of Kira, Light Yagami.
Misa is often depicted wearing a blend of gothic and punk style clothing, which becomes less frequent following the time skip.
Due to her career, Misa is a very outgoing person and is quite popular among other characters. She showcases an almost childlike personality, showing traits of hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
Hailing from China, cosplayer ichinosehikaru has depicted Attack on Titan character, Captain Levi Ackerman. Be sure to check out the rest of ichinosehikaru’s work, who has done an outstanding job at portraying one of the most popular and toughest characters in the AOT franchise.
As the squad captain of the Special Operations Squad with the Survey Corps, Levi is seen to be one of the strongest soldiers to hand in the war against the enormous Titans.
He is most often seen wearing his Survey Corps uniform, which consists of a light button up shirt with his trademark white ascot.
The final featured artist of our latest anime cosplay spotlight also hails from China, with cosplayer Shallulu portraying Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign protagonist Shinoa Hiragi.
Shinoa is the main female character of the Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign manga series, for those of you who are unfamiliar. The younger sister of Mahiru Hiragi, Shinoa was appointed fellow main protagonist Yūichirō Hyakuya’s supervisor during his period of suspension. She is now the squad leader in the Moon Demon Company, as well as a sergeant of the Japanese Imperial Demon Army.
She is seen wearing a dark colored sailor dress in the manga series, sporting a black collar with a frontal ribbon as depicted in this picture.
Make sure you head over to the individual artists’ pages for more images. Featured image credit goes to Lycozen, representing Chris Hijiri of Tsukiuta.