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Shakugan no Shana Cosplay: Shana (Yuki Mashiro) Cosplay 03 NOV 2013

Today’s cosplay entry borrows a character from Yashichiro Takahashi’s successfull light novel series (and anime adaptation), Shakugan no Shana, played out by the rather talented Japanese cosplayer: Yuki Mashiro!

In the never-ending battle to ensure balance in this world, Shakugan no Shana’s Shana technically bears no name and is only interested in one thing – slicing up anything that would effect the balance. Befriending by a Torch unlike any other, Yuji Sakai, Shana is gifted the name mainly because a) it gives Yuji something to call her and b) it is better than being called by her full title which is Flame-Haired Blazing-Eyed Hunter.

She is what is called a Flame Haze and wields a nodachi named Nietono no Shana. Although not human, she does seem to carry many of their traits, and as her relationship with the Torch named Yuji deepens, so she as a character further evolves.

Oh, and she has a disturbing love for all things melon bread.

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Macross Frontier Cosplay: Sheryl Nome (Yuki Mashiro) Cosplay 23 JUN 2013

Japanese cosplayer Yuki Mashiro is our featured cosplay girl this time around, roleplaying 17-year-old Sheryl Nome (originally voiced by Aya Endo with singing sections handled by May’n) of Macross Frontier, the 2008 Macross Universe outing which was produced in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the original Super Dimension Fortress Macross TV anime series that ran all the way back from 1982 to 1983.

Young Sheryl Nome is a proud, self-assured person (thanks to her beauty and natural singing talent) and is directly responsible for nurturing the future singing talent that is Ranka Lee, often training with her behind the scenes so that she too one day might realize her dream of singing across the universe. Sheryl has in the past been dubbed the Galactic Fairy by the media and this pop idol is one of the most popular, most talented singers who constantly tops the music charts across the Macross Galaxy fleet as well as its sister fleet, Macross Frontier.

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