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Street Fighter IV Cosplay: Juri Han (Taori) Cosplay 18 MAR 2014

Another cosplay entry for these pages, this time featuring a trip to the ultimate fighting franchise for our insert, none other than the king among arcade fighting games – Street Fighter! (Well Street Fighter IV to be exact). The character being profiled? Korean newcomer, Juri Han, cosplayed here by Taori!

Street Fighter IV Cosplay Juri Han by cosplayer Taori 1

The first ever Korean playable fighter, Juri is a taekwondo practitioner of note, and the series’ first ever proper female villain. An underling of the evil Seth and a member of S.I.N., Juri is a particularly nasty individual, eagerly playing off her sultry and provocative looks before decimating an opponent with her powerful kicks and ranged energy abilities, gifted by the pink Feng Shui Engine crystal embedded in her left eye.

A woman of powerful character and with an enjoyment in what she does, designer Yoshinori Ono’s “Spider” Juri is most definitely not a woman to be underestimated or crossed!

Cosplayer Taori pulls off a great mischievous and provocative Juri Han, with a lot of detail going into her spider/taekwondo costume, all pulled together of course by her rather outlandish hair style and slightly deranged look!

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Mortal Kombat Cosplay: Jade (Kristen Hughey) Cosplay 14 AUG 2013

American cosplayer Kristen Hughey goes green and tackles one of the most sexy characters to ever adorn a fighting game franchise – bringing to life none other than the deadly temptress with a staff, Jade!

Starting out life as an unplayable secret character in Mortal Kombat II, Jade has since moved on to become a popular character in her own right.

In Mortal Kombat, the 2011 reboot of the series, Jade is a member of the Edenian noble family that served Shao Kahn once he conquered their realm. Given to Shao Kahn when she was still just a child, she has undergone years of rigorous training and service as an assassin for Shao Kahn, earning a reputation as an agile and stealthy warrior, and eventually awarded the position of a bodyguard to Princess Kitana.

Which is probably a good thing seeing as she is also noted to be one of most powerful characters in the series gameplay-wise.

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Mortal Kombat Cosplay Quickie: Jade (Unidentified) Cosplay 08 JUN 2012

An unknown cosplayer goes green and tackles one of the most sexy characters to ever adorn a fighting game franchise – bringing to life none other than the deadly temptress with a staff, Jade!

Starting out life as an unplayable secret character in Mortal Kombat II, Jade has since moved on to become a popular character in her own right.

In Mortal Kombat, the 2011 reboot of the series, Jade is a member of the Edenian noble family that served Shao Kahn once he conquered their realm. Given to Shao Kahn when she was still just a child, she has undergone years of rigorous training and service as an assassin for Shao Kahn, earning a reputation as an agile and stealthy warrior, and eventually awarded the position of a bodyguard to Princess Kitana.

Related Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jade_%28Mortal_Kombat%29

Dead of Alive (DOA) Cosplay: Kasumi (Kumi) Cosplay 02 OCT 2011

The main character of the Dead or Alive (DOA) fighting game franchise since 1996 bursts into our cosplay feature this week, being none other than the deadly Kasumi, portrayed here by cosplayer Kumi!

One of gaming’s foremost sex symbols, Kasumi also happens to be the personal favourite of Team Ninja’s founder and the series creator, Tomonobu Itagaki.

According to the game canon, Kasumi, also known as the Kunoichi of Destiny, is a teenage female shinobi (ninja) skilled in the Mugen style of ninjutsu. Selected as the18th Master of the Mugen Tenshin ninja clan, Kasumi deserted her duties and entered the Dead or Alive tournament in order to defeat Raidou, the man who crippled her brother, in a revenge attack.

Although compassionate and not particularly at ease with violence and conflict most of the time, this highly skilled ninja is however not someone you wish to cross swords with, as she is quite simply, as deadly as she is beautiful!

In terms of gameplay, although altering slightly through the series’ various iterations, Kasumi is primarily a very balanced fighter with good speed, execution and fairly simplistic input commands, and is thus considered a mid-to-top tier character by most. Her range is however fairly lacking and her single strikes not particularly powerful, meaning she is best used as a pressure fighter, in other words constantly attacking without giving her opponent an opportunity to launch an attack.

Related Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kasumi_%28Dead_or_Alive%29

Street Fighter IV Cosplay: Juri Han (Miiko) Cosplay 13 FEB 2011

Cosplay Sundae once again, and this time it is a trip to the ultimate fighting franchise for our insert, none other than the king among arcade fighting games – Street Fighter! (Well Street Fighter IV to be exact). The character being profiled? Korean newcomer, Juri Han, cosplayed here by Miiko!

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