The very popular, very over the top, and often very naughty, Kill la Kill anime features in today’s cosplay insert, coming to us courtesy of Japanese cosplayer Moeri who manages to bring to life a very serious Ryuko Matoi, pumped and ready for battle!
Kill la Kill is set at Honnouji Academy, a fictional high school in Tokyo Bay set in post-apocalyptic Japan that is dominated by its fearsome student council, led by Satsuki Kiryuin. The council members wear special uniforms called Goku Uniforms that grant them superhuman abilities, which they use to oppress the rest of the school’s students and staff. Ryuko Matoi, a 17-year-old vagrant schoolgirl wielding half a scissor-shaped longsword, transfers to Honnouji Academy in search of the owner of the other half of the scissor blade, the person who killed her father.
Defeated by the council after interrogating Satsuki over the killer’s identity and whereabouts, Ryuko comes across a sentient sailor uniform she names Senketsu, who puts himself on Ryuko. Using Senketsu’s special abilities, Ryuko stands up against Satsuki and her henchmen, the Four Heavenly Kings, to liberate Honnouji Academy from their iron grip and find out the truth behind her father’s murder.