The internet teaches us that there are many forms of cosplay, and many young women who identify as "human dolls." Some become viral-famous-overnight sensations by posting photos of themselves in unusual or provocative cosplay.
The 19-year-old Ukrainian spends hours applying make-up to transform herself into the sort of anime character you'd see in Japanese films. She says she's considering surgery on her eyes to make the transformation permanent.
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