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King of Fighters Cosplay: Kyo Kusunagi (Nadyasonika) Cosplay 19 MAY 2014

Mexican industrial design student, costume designer and maker, cosplayer, model, and gamer Nadya Anton is perhaps better known by her online handle Nadyasonika. This time around it is a bit of cross-play (gender swap if you will), as Nadyasonika brings to life the fire-fisted King of Fighters favourite: Kyo Kusunagi!

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Kyo Kusanagi is the main character in SNK Playmore’s The King of Fighters video game series; he was first introduced in The King of Fighters ’94 as the leader of the Japan team. He is one of the iconic characters of the series and regularly appears on publicity material and merchandise. His name and abilities were designed in order to relate him with the Yamata no Orochi legend. Because he was highly popular and his outfit changed along the series, the designers created a few clones with his old appearance.

Kyo is first introduced as a cocky delinquent high school student who is the heir to the Kusanagi clan, who can use pyrokinetic powers. In The King of Fighters universe, his clan is one of the three clans that sealed the legendary snake entity, Yamata no Orochi. Due to his clan’s past, Kyo fights against the Kusanagi’s enemies; his rival Iori Yagami, the last member of the Yagami clan, and the Orochi’s soldiers. He enters every The King of Fighters tournament representing Japan and uses his clan’s fighting style to combine fire with kenpo. Aside from the main series, Kyo also appears in several other media series such as spin-offs and crossover video games as well as comic adaptations of the series.

Video games reviewers have praised his design and fighting style as one of the best from the series. Reviewers noted him to be a necessary character to have in every video game from the series and commented of him to have the best winning pose.

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The King of Fighters Cosplay: Mai Shiranui (Li Meng Tian) Cosplay 21 APR 2014

Mai Shiranui is pretty much the poster girl for the Sexy Girl in fighting video games phenomena, recognized for her skimpy clothing, ample bust, and of course dripping sex appeal (and she’s not that bad a fighter either!).

Popular Chinese model Li Meng Tian rises up to the challenge of bringing to life SNK’s premier fighting girl!

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Mai Shiranui is a player character in both the Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series of fighting games by SNK and in related media, also appearing in a large number of other games. Since her first appearance in 1992, Mai has been converted and recognized as the main sex symbol of SNK, becoming one of the most popular female characters of video gaming in general.

Mai Shiranui is the granddaughter of Hanzo Shiranui, the now-deceased master of ninjitsu and an art of Shiranui-ryū ninja hand-to-hand combat called koppo-ken. In her mind, Andy Bogard, who studied Shiranui ninjutsu with her grandfather since their early teens, is her fiancé; the relationship between the two is often ambiguous (usually on the part of Andy). Mai has also studied at her grandfather’s friend, the judo master Jubei Yamada.

She uses a closed fan while fighting and is able to create and control fire (“Shiranui” is the Japanese name for will-o’-the-wisp).

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Fatal Fury | The King of Fighters Cosplay: Mai Shiranui (Giorgia Vecchini) Cosplay 08 DEC 2013

Mai Shiranui is pretty much the poster girl for the Sexy Girl in fighting video games phenomena, recognized for her skimpy clothing, ample bust, and of course dripping sex appeal (and she’s not that bad a fighter either!).

Popular and well-known Italian cosplay star Giorgia Vecchini takes it upon herself to bring to life this premier fighting lady for this particular cosplay shoot!

Mai Shiranui is a player character in both the Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series of fighting games by SNK and in related media, also appearing in a large number of other games. Since her first appearance in 1992, Mai has been converted and recognized as the main sex symbol of SNK, becoming one of the most popular female characters of video gaming in general.

Mai Shiranui is the granddaughter of Hanzo Shiranui, the now-deceased master of ninjitsu and an art of Shiranui-ryū ninja hand-to-hand combat called koppo-ken. In her mind, Andy Bogard, who studied Shiranui ninjutsu with her grandfather since their early teens, is her fiancé; the relationship between the two is often ambiguous (usually on the part of Andy). Mai has also studied at her grandfather’s friend, the judo master Jubei Yamada.

She uses a closed fan while fighting and is able to create and control fire (“Shiranui” is the Japanese name for will-o’-the-wisp).

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King of Fighers 2001 (KOF) Cosplay: Angel (NonSummerJack) Cosplay 20 OCT 2013

Although she didn’t stick around for long, Angel from the King of Fighters 2001 KOF franchise release remains rather popular, and for this cosplay outing she is sexily brought to life by the very NSFW Japanese cosplayer/model, NonSummerJack.

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In King of Fighters 2001, Angel is introduced as an agent of the secret organization known as NESTS. She is assigned to keep an eye on the experiment K9999, whose purpose is to hunt down traitorous experiments that had left NESTS. During the final moments of the tournament, it is revealed that both Angel and K9999 are actually on a mission to kill Kula and her guardians.

Angel is a lighthearted, flirtatious, and playful individual in spite of her working status as an assassin for NESTS. She is also, however, quite violent and sadistic.

Due to her affiliation with NESTS, much of her body was enhanced to be far stronger than that of a normal human. It is said that her strength is developed to combat male fighters in the tournament, and her strength is far stronger than Goro Daimon, Tizoc, and Maxima (who has superhuman strength), and Hinako Shijou (who also has superhuman strength despite her weight) combined.

Angel’s fighting style incorporates elements of both Muay Thai (as seen in her stance and some of her kicks) and professional wrestling. Some of her moves and mannerisms pay homage to entertainer Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Most notably, her “Winds Fairground”, “Blue Monday Parade” and “Survivor’s Banquet” mimic his “Laying the Smacketh Down”, “Rock Bottom” and “People’s Elbow” respectively.

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The King of Fighters Cosplay: Mai Shiranui (Kelly Jean) Cosplay 24 JUL 2013

Mai Shiranui is pretty much the poster girl for the Sexy Girl in fighting video games phenomena, recognized for her skimpy clothing, ample bust, and of course dripping sex appeal (and she’s not that bad a fighter either!).

American cosplayer Kelly Jean rises up to the challenge of bringing to life SNK’s premier fighting girl!

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Mai Shiranui is a player character in both the Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series of fighting games by SNK and in related media, also appearing in a large number of other games. Since her first appearance in 1992, Mai has been converted and recognized as the main sex symbol of SNK, becoming one of the most popular female characters of video gaming in general.

Mai Shiranui is the granddaughter of Hanzo Shiranui, the now-deceased master of ninjitsu and an art of Shiranui-ryū ninja hand-to-hand combat called koppo-ken. In her mind, Andy Bogard, who studied Shiranui ninjutsu with her grandfather since their early teens, is her fiancé; the relationship between the two is often ambiguous (usually on the part of Andy). Mai has also studied at her grandfather’s friend, the judo master Jubei Yamada.

She uses a closed fan while fighting and is able to create and control fire (“Shiranui” is the Japanese name for will-o’-the-wisp).

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Related Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mai_Shiranui

The King of Fighters Cosplay: Mai Shiranui (Mei Wai) Cosplay 24 JUL 2013

Mai Shiranui is pretty much the poster girl for the Sexy Girl in fighting video games phenomena, recognized for her skimpy clothing, ample bust, and of course dripping sex appeal (and she’s not that bad a fighter either!).

Chinese cosplayer Mei Wai rises up to the challenge of bringing to life SNK’s premier fighting girl!

Mai Shiranui is a player character in both the Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series of fighting games by SNK and in related media, also appearing in a large number of other games. Since her first appearance in 1992, Mai has been converted and recognized as the main sex symbol of SNK, becoming one of the most popular female characters of video gaming in general.

Mai Shiranui is the granddaughter of Hanzo Shiranui, the now-deceased master of ninjitsu and an art of Shiranui-ryū ninja hand-to-hand combat called koppo-ken. In her mind, Andy Bogard, who studied Shiranui ninjutsu with her grandfather since their early teens, is her fiancé; the relationship between the two is often ambiguous (usually on the part of Andy). Mai has also studied at her grandfather’s friend, the judo master Jubei Yamada.

She uses a closed fan while fighting and is able to create and control fire (“Shiranui” is the Japanese name for will-o’-the-wisp).

Related Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mai_Shiranui

Fatal Fury | The King of Fighters Cosplay: Mai Shiranui (Giorgia Vecchini) Cosplay 19 MAY 2013

Mai Shiranui is pretty much the poster girl for the Sexy Girl in fighting video games phenomena, recognized for her skimpy clothing, ample bust, and of course dripping sex appeal (and she’s not that bad a fighter either!).

Popular and well-known Italian cosplay star Giorgia Vecchini takes it upon herself to bring to life this premier fighting lady for this particular cosplay shoot!

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Fatal Fury | The King of Fighters Cosplay: Mai Shiranui (Giorgia Vecchini) Cosplay 27 NOV 2012

Mai Shiranui is pretty much the poster girl for the Sexy Girl in fighting video games phenomena, recognized for her skimpy clothing, ample bust, and of course dripping sex appeal (and she’s not that bad a fighter either!).

Popular and well-known Italian cosplay star Giorgia Vecchini takes it upon herself to bring to life this premier fighting lady for this particular cosplay shoot!

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Fatal Fury | The King of Fighters Cosplay: Mai Shiranui (Giorgia Vecchini) Cosplay 25 SEP 2012

Mai Shiranui is pretty much the poster girl for the Sexy Girl in fighting video games phenomena, recognized for her skimpy clothing, ample bust, and of course dripping sex appeal (and she’s not that bad a fighter either!).

Popular and well-known Italian cosplay star Giorgia Vecchini takes it upon herself to bring to life this premier fighting lady for this particular cosplay shoot!

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