Well known Japanese cosplayer Midori Kanda goes all out as she brings to life Paffy Phahuricia, from the Hao Taikei Ryu Knight franchise, in this beautifully executed cosplay.
Hao Taikei Ryu Knight is a manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Ito. It was originally serialized monthly in the Shueisha magazine V-Jump starting in 1993. A 52-episode anime television adaptation of the series was produced by Sunrise, directed by Toshifumi Kawase, and aired in Japan from April 5, 1994, to March 28, 1995. Due to its success, the series gained three original video animation (OVA) series.
Taikei Ryu Knight tells the story of Adeu, a boy who lives his life by the “Ethos of Chivalry” (a code of conduct similar to the Knightly Virtues), who is on a quest to Earth’s Blade, a gigantic sword reaching to the sky from the ground. Along the way, he meets Paffy, who is a princess and her two escorts, Sarutobi, a ninja, and Izumi, a priest. Throughout their adventure, they come across many villains, mostly composed of thieves and bandits who are after their Ryu mechs, which are far stronger than the normal mechs.
Paffy pilots the Ryu Mage Magidora, though with the addition of a Spirit Stone, it receives a class-changes to Ryu Wizard Magidora.
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