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.
One of them is young Anastasiya Shpagina, who's receiving a lot of attention right now over her striking anime 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.
Here's her Facebook page, and her YouTube channel.
(HT: @aileengraef, all photos from Anastasiya Shpagina.)
These images prove what we’ve long known here at Boing Boing: Dedication and true fandom trump how much you have in your bank account to spend on cosplaying your favorite comics, sci fi, or anime characters. Follow LowCostCosplay on Facebook or Instagram.
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