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In a realm where fantasy and reality intertwine, cosplay emerges as a captivating art form that surpasses mere imitation. It’s much more than that! It transforms ordinary individuals into extraordinary characters, breathing life into beloved heroes, villains, and everything in between. In fact, we’re the most fascinated with the in-between part! Cosplay, a blend of costume and play, has become a vibrant subculture that celebrates creativity, craftsmanship, and the power of imagination. And to honor that, we’re offering you a list dedicated to the most awesome, the most creative, and simply the best cosplay ever!

As you’re about to see with your own two eyes, the best cosplay costumes are not just recreations; they’re jaw-droppingly stunning works of art. We can only begin to imagine the dedication and patience it took to create these cool costumes! What’s even more awe-inspiring is the whole image that the artist creates using makeup and props together with their meticulously handmade costumes. Literally, it’s nothing short of magic. And we’re jealous. 

There’s one more thing that stuns us about these clever cosplay costumes, though. Okay, it’s not exactly about the costumes themselves, but the whole cosplay community. The love they share no matter the cosplayer’s age, gender, or background and the inclusivity it fosters is surely a great lesson on how societies could look like if we’d all learn something from these art-loving, fearless, and compassionate folk. 

But back on the track here - ready to take a look at some of the most creative cosplays we’ve ever seen? If so, they are right below this text! Once you’re done appreciating them, rank them the way you like them, even if it means upvoting every single one of these cosplays! And lastly, share your own cosplay ideas in the comments section - we’d be thrilled to see them all!

#4

Son’s Doc Ock Costume For Halloween

Person son cosplaying doctor Octopus

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#7

My Catwoman Cosplay From 1992 “Batman Returns”

Person cosplaying Catwoman from Batman Returns

SaintElena added: "I experience almost everything the same as Michelle [Pfeiffer], unfortunately. If I spend more than 2 hours in this suit actively moving, then I can get heat stroke. If I'm not moving very actively, then I can break the stay in the suit up to 4 hours."

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#13

1960s Inspired Daphne Blake Cosplay Made Using A Dress Pattern From The 60s

Person cosplaying Daphne Blake

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#15

Vault-Tec Rep From Fallout 4

Person cosplaying Vault-Tec Rep from Fallout 4

falloutthrowaqay added: "About 2 hours to apply [the makeup] but the whole process of molding, painting, assembling the outfit, etc. too much longer."

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#16

Mantis From Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

Person cosplaying Mantis from Guardians of the Galaxy 2

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#23

Pepper Potts' Mk49 Rescue Armor Cosplay By Roguesgalleryfitness

Person cosplaying Pepper Potts' Mk49 with rescue armor

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#25

Alucard From Hellsing

Person cosplaying Alucard from Hellsing

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K Kalama
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Outfit is stunning! Love how you incorporated his hair into the fit. It's def a part of Hellsings' traits.

#26

Randall Boggs From Monsters, Inc. Cosplay

Person cosplaying Randall Boggs from Monsters

MoreliaCosplay also added: "I used EVA foam for the head and the scales, Fake leather for the corset and the tail and polystyrene for the eyes!"

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#31

My Cosplay Inara Serra (Firefly)

Person cosplaying Inara Serra (Firefly)

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Valek Fermiga
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You look beautiful, been a while since I've watched " FireFly" however, memories brought back....

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#32

I Was Agent Dana Scully For Halloween

Person cosplaying agent Dana Scully

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Valek Fermiga
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You look amazing, such a simple, yet very effective costume....

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#33

Princess Zelda - Breath Of The Wild Winter Cosplay By Hannah Éva

Person cosplaying princess Zelda - breath of the wild winter

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#35

Princess Mononoke Cosplay

Person cosplaying princess Mononoke

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gerry.garh
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You are way more good-looking and captivating than the real Princess Mononoke! Amazing! Now, can you put down that dagger so we can talk like civilized people?

#36

Young Ron, Harry And Hermione From Harry Potter

Person cosplaying young Ron, Harry and Hermione from Harry Potter

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#37

Dragon Symmetra From Overwatch 2

Person cosplaying Dragon Symmetra from Overwatch 2

TeamParaluna added: "The headpiece weighs less than 300 grams actually! I made a snug fitting cap out of cobracast (flexible thermoplastic) and built on top of it with light upholstery foam. It just slid on and stayed put due to the fit."

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#42

Azul Ashengrotto From Twisted Wonderland

Person cosplaying Azul Ashengrotto from Twisted Wonderland

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#44

Doctor Strange Cosplay

Person cosplaying Doctor Strange

emilija_wants_cake added: "My first ever cosplay, which costed only 20€ but took 15 weeks to finish"

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Valek Fermiga
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Please change time and make Doctor Strange 2 as good as the first one....

#47

Draugr Deathlord From Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Person cosplaying Draugr Deathlord from Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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#48

Lee Kanker From The Series Ed Edd N Eddy

Person cosplaying Lee Kanker from the series Ed Edd N Eddy

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glowworm2
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I've actually never seen a Lee Kanker cosplayer before. That's spot on.

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#49

Battle Angel Alita

Person cosplaying Battle Angel Alita

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#50

Azula From The Last Airbender

Person cosplaying Azula from the Last Airbender

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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm not sure why I have this idea, but I'm sure this person could make a good cosplay of Fran Fine (The Nanny).

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#52

Jibaro Siren From Love, Death & Robots

Person cosplaying Jibaro Siren from Love, Death & Robots

DiscoPino added: "[...] I looked very carefully how many strings hung where and where they were connected to the suit. Every bundle of strings that went in the same spot, I attached together to a little jewellery closure, so they could be easily taken on and off, to avoid tangling when in storage. [...]"

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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow .. when I first saw this I had to re watch the episode 3x because it blew my mind!!! Spot on

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#53

Doom Slayer Cosplay

Person cosplaying Doom Slayer

Llawliettrader commented: "My jaw literally dropped when I saw this! This looks stupid good! How long did it take you to do this?!"
 
tpg_art responded: "That is the best compliment I can receive, thank you, so far about 900 hours, I have lost count though."

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8 months ago

If i could atleast EVER have a Doom Slayer costume as Amazing as this one... Props to the creator of this suit, your skills are incredible.

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#57

Violet Evergarden Cosplay

Person cosplaying Violet Evergarden

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Navindu Wijewardena
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

y'know for a long time i though violet and saber were the same person, or at least from the same series

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#59

Link Soldier Crossplay From The Legend Of Zelda

Person cosplaying Link Soldier from the Legend of Zelda

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#61

Shy Gals - A Play On Shy Guys From Super Mario Glitchy 4

Person cosplaying Shy Guys from Super Mario Glitchy 4

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#64

Gally From Gunnm

Person cosplaying Gally from Gunnm

Sadae_cosplay added: "In the USA it’s called Battle Angel Alita but in France I have known the manga with the name of Gunnm (and Gally for the character)"

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Valek Fermiga
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You look amazing, such a brilliant character, please tell me there's a sequel....??

#65

Witch Mercy From Overwatch

Person cosplaying Witch Mercy from Overwatch

kawabarker added: "Actually this is not a usual wig, it is a helmet full of glue and plastic."

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Matthew Gobbell
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8 months ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wonder how many OW players have asked her to take off her shoes...

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#71

Mizutsune Malde Version From Monster Hunter

Person cosplaying Mizutsune Malde version from Monster Hunter

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#74

Liara T'soni From Bioware's Mass Effect Cosplay

Person cosplaying Liara T'soni from Bioware's Mass Effect

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#76

Before And After Cosplay Of Nightborne Heritage Armor From World Of Warcraft

Person cosplaying Nightborne Heritage Armor from World of Warcraft

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#77

Inosuke From Demon Slayer Cosplay

Person cosplaying Inosuke from Demon Slayer

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#78

SSSS.Gridman Cosplay

Person cosplaying SSSS.Gridman

athena12441 added: "I spent like 4 months on the costume, 3 months on the lights. It's not done yet, as I'm planning to make all his forms."

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#79

Dream Gary Cosplay

Person cosplaying Dream Gary

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#80

In & Out Of Gamora From Marvel Comics Cosplay

Person cosplaying Gamora from Marvel Comics

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#81

Triss Merigold From The Witcher 3

Person cosplaying Triss Merigold from the Witcher 3

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#82

Mythra From Xenoblade!

Person cosplaying Mythra from Xenoblade!

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#87

Maki Zenin Cosplay From Jujutsu Kaisen

Person cosplaying Maki Zenin from Jujutsu Kaisen

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