You probably wouldn't expect to meet a grizzled mom at a cosplay convention, would you? An age-defying soul, however, is only one of the reasons why people fell in love with Solange from Manaus, Brazil. The other is her spot-on costumes.

Solange (aka Tia sol, "Aunty Sun") buys individual pieces online and puts the costumes together all by herself. "A friend said that I wouldn't have the guts," Solange told BuzzFeed News. "I chose a character and had the costume made without saying another word."

Despite her global internet following, the adorable aunty cosplays locally. "I don't miss a single event in my city. I'd really like to visit other ones, but have you seen the price of the fares?" Her favorite cosplays include Yubaba from Spirited Away and Muriel from Courage the Cowardly Dog.

"I never thought that I would be well received among the young people, I've made a lot of friends during all of this." Cosplay conventions have become a sort of a haven for Solange: "I can launch myself into the world of make-believe, where anything goes." Her next event is coming up in December. "I'm finishing up the painting on my new cosplay, Granny Juju from Jorel's Brother."

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#1 Yubaba, Spirited Away

Yubaba, Spirited Away

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Grace Mercier 1 year ago

I LOVE THAT MOVIE!!!! Studio ghibli you rock!!!!

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#2 Muriel, Courage The Cowardly Dog

Muriel, Courage The Cowardly Dog

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TheMsLollidella 1 year ago

Awwww cute

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#3 Fairy Godmother, Shrek

Fairy Godmother, Shrek

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Adriana E. Henricy 1 year ago

this is so cool!!

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#4 Gramma Tala, Moana

Gramma Tala, Moana

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Nicole Rosandich 1 year ago

Did she get the right tattoo?

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#5 Granny, Looney Tunes

Granny, Looney Tunes

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sunnyrei82 1 year ago

Oh, I would LOOOOVE to take a picture with her in this cosplay!!

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#6 Fairy Godmother, Cinderella

Fairy Godmother, Cinderella

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sunnyrei82 1 year ago

I wonder how many girls come to her asking her for to change them into a princess.

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#7 Ursula, The Little Mermaid

Ursula, The Little Mermaid

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Renata Gyorgy 1 year ago

Winner

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#8 Sophie Hatter, Howl's Moving Castle

Sophie Hatter, Howl's Moving Castle

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Grace Mercier 1 year ago

This mom is jut too good!

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#9 The Bored Witch, The Triplets And...

The Bored Witch, The Triplets And...

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Carolina Ren 1 year ago

Oh! Nostalgia, damn I used to watch this show as I was getting ready to go to high school.

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#10 Madame Mim, The Sword In The Stone

Madame Mim, The Sword In The Stone

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Maria Beilschmidt 1 year ago

That is the most comfortable, sensible cosplay costume I have ever seen!

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#11 Rita Repulsa, Power Rangers

Rita Repulsa, Power Rangers

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Emily Johnston 1 year ago

Pew, pew, pew, pew, pew.

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#12 Dungeon Master, Dungeons And Dragons

Dungeon Master, Dungeons And Dragons

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sunnyrei82 1 year ago

awesome!!

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#13 Kaede, Inuyasha

Kaede, Inuyasha

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Tiffany Harding 1 year ago

This is my favorite!!

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#14 Toph Beifong, Legend Of Korra

Toph Beifong, Legend Of Korra

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Nicholas Cafaro 1 year ago

Actually, that's old Toph from Legend of Korra

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#15 Genkai, Yuyu Hakusho

Genkai, Yuyu Hakusho

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Paula Graham 1 year ago

This is awesome. As a woman of a certain age who would love to go dressed to a Con, I'm inspired!

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