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Dead or Alive: Ayane

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

dead or alive cosplay - ayane by shizuka / rainer tachibanaA child born from rape, Ayane was labelled a “poison child” in her ninja clan. She was made to believe that she was an orphan, abandoned by her own mother because of the circumstances of her birth.

One village festival, Ayame, the wife of the leader of her clan, revealed to her that she was Ayane’s mother. This made her envious of the clan princess, Kasumi for being treated like a princess while she, her half sister, was being treated like dirt.

A sad fate for such a young girl. This is a cosplay by Shizuka aka Rainer Tachibana of Deviant Art! She commented in my blog one day which lead me to find her beautiful gallery of cosplays. Thanks for that! Thank you also to Ahbu for the great photography!

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Blood+: Miyagusuku Kai

Friday, February 29th, 2008

blood+ cosplay - mayagusuku kai Eldest of the Miyasuguku siblings, Kai was once a popular student and a star athlete. Shortly before Saya’s arrival, he was more rebellious and got into fights in school. His father’s kidnap and death forced him to grow up quickly and make amends with Saya and Riku, his 2 adopted siblings. He struggled to keep his only family together and eventually even took in Diva’s daughters as their father.

Quite an impressive, though simple cosplay. He is quite an interesting character, though I need to finish watching the series to find out what happens to him more… Great job! And I must say, I love that motorcycle!