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Here are 20+ artists who have taken the art of Disney cosplay to new heights.

Signature moves are unique to each cosplayer. Despite what some may believe, the goal of any good cosplay is to make the cosplayer look as much like t..

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Every cosplayer has their signature.

Cosplaying, contrary to popular belief, is not about making a cheap imitation. As usual, it’s not as simple as it seems. Accurately portraying a character requires more than just looking the part; you must also master their mannerisms.

Is it likely, for instance, that Tarzan would ever sip tea like a gentleman? Maybe not, but probably not. That’s why it’s important to recognise these cosplayers for their efforts. They nailed the mannerisms of these characters in addition to the hair, makeup, and clothing they wore.

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#1 Big Hero 6, Gogo Tamaga.

Holy cow! The television adaptation of Big Hero 6 is returning. I had the pleasure of working with the talented @rudibphotography at NYCC, and we captured some great images together. I intend to look into it further. Tags: #bighero6, #bh6, #disney, #gogo, #gogotomago, #cosplay, #cosplayer, #marvel, #disneycosplay, #nycc, #slacosplay, #nycc2018, #nycc2019

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On March 2, 2016, at 5:30 PM PST, Lara (Like The Tomb Raider) shared via Twitter:

#2 Genie from Aladdin as represented by Will Smith.

Prazer! Gênio. Whoever is going to make three wishes come true. Photo by: @cosplusup @antonucci.fotografia. Cosplay is a popular pastime on social media, with hashtags like “#ccxp #cosplay #cosplayer #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplaying #cosplayofinstagram #cosplayphotography #cosplayers #willsmith #willsmithcosplay #deadshot #deadshotcosplay #suicidesquad #suicidesquadmovie #esquadrosuicid

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Will Smith (@unfamous willsmith) posted on TikTok on January 18, 2020 at 7:51am PST.

#3 Princess and the Frog, Tiana.

OK, I know I’m a day late, but HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, PRINCESS AND THE FROGG! I originally misdated the film’s release to December 11, 2009, but it actually debuted on November 25, 2009. – My connection to this film is complicated. I was bitter and unable to watch it for a long time. My main complaint is that Tiana is given so little to do in the film that is ostensibly about her. She is so short on time that even as a frog, she can’t devote as much attention to anything as she would like to. When I mentioned that I wanted to cosplay a Disney princess, everyone assumed that I meant Tiana, simply because of my race. (Or when they invited me to join their princess cosplay groups, they said, “YOULL BE TIANA, RIGHT?”) This made me feel a bit down on myself. In spite of the fact that I’m still quite resentful of that fact, I’ve grown to really enjoy the film over the years. I enjoy the story, the music, and some of the costumes. I also admire Tiana’s strong morals, tireless work ethic, and refusal to give up. She is courageous, yet gentle and loving to those she cares about. She didn’t give up when things got tough because she understood that she needed to put in lots of effort to achieve her goal. I’m so glad I decided to make my Tiana dress, and it won’t be the last – she’s someone I aspire to be like when I grow up. Disney’s design, entirely sewn and worn by me (@c0c0cosplay) – @nichysparklescosplay #cosplay #tokyodisney #disney #blackcosplayer #kawaiiblackgirls #japan #cosplaychick #tiana #princesstiana #princessandthefrog #princessandthefrogcosplay #disneyprincess #disneycos #princess Tokio Disney Resort: #TianaCosplay #DisneyPrincessCosplay ###

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Shared by Starlette (@c0c0cosplay) at 6:49AM PST on Nov.27, 2019

#4 Treasure Planet, Captain Amelia.

Are you just glad to see me, or do you have a massively oversized laser space rifle in your pocket? Name of Character: Amelia Earhart, Captain Treasure Planet Series Name Drop: Caitlin Smith, Cosplayer ((#captainamelia #treasureplanet #treasureplanetcosplay #captainameliacosplay #sidebyside #cosplay #girlswhocosplay #sidebyside #costest #ukcosplayer)) Extra Credits: Ears by @araneafx, Rifle by @madcatprops

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The following was shared on Twitter on September 26, 2019 at 11:53am PDT from / (@caitlinhsmith):

#5 Beauty and the Beast, Lumiere.

I hope you enjoy your stay as much as I enjoy having you here; it is with the utmost pride and pleasure that I extend a warm welcome. Who is your favourite Disney sidekick, if you had to pick just one? Try to guess mine. To say we’re excited to have you here tonight would be an understatement. Which Disney hero fanatic would you choose if forced to make a choice? Can you figure out what mine is? Image via: @bcwphoto Ponytail: @panda cosmaker In-House Helper: @maud marsot This Lumiere cosplay was created by @lily on the moon, who is also known as #beautyandthebeast #lumiere #cosplay #lumierecosplay #ewanmcgregor #alanmenken #beourguest #labelleetlabete #disney #disneycosplay #disneysong #disneybroadway #disneylandparis #disneyworld #d

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Earlier today (May 27) at 11:19 AM PDT, Han Jones (@han jones cosplay) shared the following post.

#6 Cinderella, Fairy Godmother.

Invoking the magic of the fairy godmother and Cinderella. Thank you very much @ea.still.photography. Cosplaying as a Disney princess with @nikitacosplay (#cosplay #disneymagic #disneyfan #disneylove #cosplayofinstagram #cosplaygirl).

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On Oct.11, 2018, at 11:59 AM PDT, (@panda cosmaker) tweeted:

#7 Hercules, The Muses.

It’s Thursday, so that means it’s time to throw it back a few years! The cosplay I’ll be discussing today was one of the most time-consuming, difficult, and frosty ones I’ve ever undertaken. Even though we didn’t take many pictures together, this video and the edit I put together of it are two of my most prized possessions. From the dance moves, the song, and the costumes, it was a wild ride bringing the muses to life. I feel incredibly privileged that these young ladies were game to give life to these historical figures. How about a cosplay music video set to one of your favourite Disney tunes? ………………. ________________________ #blackwomancosplayer #blackcosplay #atlantacosplayer #cosplaycollaboration #blackgeek #muses #musecosplay #cosplayphotography #disneygram #blerd #afropunk #blackcosplay #cos

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The following was tweeted out at 9:00AM PDT on March 12, 2020 from Brown.Suga.Outlaw (@brown.suga.outlaw):

#8 The Hunceback of Notre Dam, Esmerelda.

à, é , à – Yes, I went without internet for halfway a day, and so many ideas flooded my brain that I couldn’t possibly implement them all in ten hours, so here I am, on Instagram. I hope you all have a wonderful Sunday, and I leave you with another phenomenal shot by @mattia ghetti photography, who is gearing up for what he will be tartassed at the end of this Quarter. – Do you know the songs of the Gobbo of Notre Dame? I wouldn’t know what to pick if I had to. But one thing is certain: how much we could learn from Esmeralda (at least I could) in the world of cosplay.

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On March 29, 2020, at 8:23 AM PDT, (@marika barbieri) tweeted:

#9 A Goofy Movie, Roxanne.

You down for an ah-yuk in my room, young man? Who else’s life has been completely taken over by Disney +? (if you didn’t read that in a goofy voices gtfo). ⁣ ⁣ Tags: #agoofymovie #goofymemes #roxannecosplay #disneyplus #disneymeme #disneycosplay #closetcosplay.

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On Nov.18, 2019, 8:46 AM PST, Lisa Mancini (@lisa.mancinerh) tweeted:

#10 Megara and Hercules.

If it meant feeling like I belonged somewhere, I would go there. To HERCULES, with all due respect. Those costumes are what you call “Cosplays,” but I call them “dreams.” Another childhood fantasy was realised today when I met @glorylamothe, the most stunning Megara imaginable. What a fantastic day, words cannot express how much I appreciate it. This is just a sneak peek from today’s shoot! How did you feel about that shock? In other words, share the love! Tags: Hercules, Megara, Disney, Hero, Leon Chiro, Strength, Zero-to-Hero, Disney Cosplay, Cosplayer, Mithology, Greece, Art, Makeup, Goals, Olympus.

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A tweet by Leon Chiro (@leonchiro) from April 13 at 8:16 PM PDT

#11 Tangled, Mother Gothel.

I won’t say “I told you so” Is it possible to make this Monday #motherknowsbest? Sending some holiday cheer my way while I toil away this week at work would be greatly appreciated. Princess Cosplay: @princess.hady.bugg as Mother Gothel (#MotherGothelCosplay), Tangled (#TangledCosplay), Disney Villains (#DisneyVillainCosplay), Villains (#VillainCosplay), Rapunzel (#RapunzelCosplay), and Secret Honey (#SecretHoney).

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This was a post made by (@miss leena royer) on 16 Dec 2019 at 8:35am PST.

Although Disney princesses are the most popular cosplay choices, fans of the other characters in the Disney canon should not be ignored. This is where the vast majority of these cosplayers really shine.

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They’ve played everyone from the sidekick Fifi in “Beauty and the Beast” to the lead Roxanne. Check out their Instagram page to see as many cosplays as your heart desires.

#12 Guardians of the Galaxy, Gamora.

Because I am a killer and a warrior, I do not dance. • • • Even more photos from this year’s New York Comic Con! The wonderful photographs were taken by @kennymathieson, who deserves our gratitude. There will be a lot of Gamora cosplayers at this year’s New York Comic Con (#NYCC #NYCC2019 #marvelcosplay #gamora #gamoracosplay #cosplay #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplayersofcolor #marvel #mcu #gotg #superheroes #gaurdiansofthegalaxy #29daysofblackcosplay #blackcosplayersofinstagram #blackco

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Image from a tweet by Bree (@breeneriece) at 2.22.2020 9:22 AM PST

#13 Hocus Pocus, Sarah Sanderson, and Winifred.

Tell us: what’s your go-to Halloween activity? What are you wearing right now? The kids in the family are always the ones who get to go trick or treating with us! Steph, Winifred says Chrissy #halloweencostume #mickeyshaloweenparty #halloweenmakeup #sandersonsisters #hocuspocus #winifredsanderson #sarahsanderson #cosplay Sarah:

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The Disney Twins, Chrissy and Steph, posted on their Instagram at 1:16 PM PDT on October 9, 2018.

#14 Zootopia, Judy Hopps and Nick.

Have a wonderful day, @liui.aquino. A photo by @songriku from our Zootopia cosplay days, posted in honour of the occasion. Oh, look what I found! My best wishes to you on your birthday, and I look forward to celebrating with you again soon. Is Zootopia a hit with you guys?

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At 11:03am PDT on Aug.14, 2019, Ophélie (@lily on the moon) tweeted:

#15 Toy Story 4, Bo Peep.

I can’t wait to show off my Bo Peep cosplay this Saturday at London Film and Comic Con with @cosplayatshowmasters! What kind of people might I run into there?? Also, I sewed her a cape after debating whether or not to do so until I saw the film; turns out the effort was well worth it. As a matter of fact, it’s now my favourite aspect of the costume. I can’t wait to do a photoshoot in this costume, but until then, check out this sweet shot by my forever friend and fellow JE contributor, @thibaultdemorat, in JE.

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Ophélie (@lily on the moon) posted on Instagram on July 24, 2019 at 11:04am PDT.

#16 Pirates of the Caribbean, Calypso.

Tia Dalma is one of the few on-screen black female characters who have ever made me feel comfortable in my own skin. Just like many other people, I absolutely adored the Pirates of the Caribbean films. The Disney ride is awesome, man. But when this girl showed up, all sass and accent, I totally lost it!!! I haven’t had time to update her outfit yet, but for a last-minute roster addition, she’s fantastic! Which fictional character had the greatest impact on you when you were a kid? . . . . . . . . . . . _______________________________ #cosplayvscharacter #cosplaysidebyside #sidebysidecosplay #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplaygirl#cosplaylife #blerd #craftyourfandom #cosplaycommunity #blackcosplay #blackheroesmatter #voodooqueen #tiadalma #piratesofthecaribbean #captainjacksparrow #caly

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Tweet by Brown.Suga.Outlaw (@brown.suga.outlaw) published January 8, 2020 at 9:13AM PST

#17 Toy Story 4, Gabby Gabby.

A well-deserved Oscar goes to @toystory! @pixar To see the goofy changes we made, swipe the hashtags “#toystory” and “#oscars” and “#toystory4” and “#disney” and “#cosplay” and “#gabbygabby” and “#disneycosplay” and “#pixar” and “#pixarcharacters” and “#toystorycosplay” and “#disneystyle” and “#shopdisney” and “#to

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On Feb 10, 2020, at 2:17 PM PST, Chrissy and Steph Disney, the Disney Twins, posted:

#18 Bert and Mary Poppins.

I’ve heard good things about the new #marypoppins film starring @emilybluntofficial. But I haven’t had a chance to watch it yet, so I’ll show you some photos of the first film’s costumes, featuring @kiashaal as Bert. Picture taken by @meian87: #disneycosplay #disneycosplayers #mary #poppins #umbrella #corset #whitedress #bert #maryandbertforever #maryandbert

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A tweet by Nad cosplay (@nadcosplay) at 12:03am PST on January 8, 2019

#19 Big Hero 6, Honey Lemon.

Last night I was going through my photos and realised I had forgotten to send you these. I only have a handful of non-black-and-white shots from which you can make out the leds on my bag. I’d like to give @stevesze photo credit for taking these photos. Hashtags used at New York Comic Con 2016 include “#nycc” and “#honeylemon” as well as “#icosplaymag” and “#cosppayhau5” and “#adafruit #led” and “#slacosplay.”

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This is a continuation of a post made by @ meemee5290 on July 18, 2016 at 10:48am PDT.

#20 Hades from Hercules.

I can’t remember that person’s name. As a matter of fact, I cosplay as Hades from Hercules. Whew. Lately, I’ve been incredibly busy. Fun, fun, fun! And by the way, Twitter was the first to notice By @111studios, an edit team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hashtags: #Hades #Hercules #DisneyHades #HadesCosplay #Cosplay #Cosplayer #Cosplays #DisneyCosplay #Disney #DisneyVillain #Villain #VillainCosplay #DisneyVillainCosplay #Costume #HadesLoreolympus #GreekMyth #GreekMythology #

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A tweet by Ashley Piper Burns (@uhohburns) published on March 30, 2020, at 9:11am PDT

#21 Beauty and the Beast, Fifi.

Fifi stresses the importance of hygienic practises such as frequent hand washing and house cleaning. #beautyandthebeast #beautyandthebeastcosplay #cosplay #disneycosplay #cosplaytest #wigisfashion #makeup #costume #disney #fifi #girlcosplay #disnerd #wigisfashion

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March 30, 2020 10:31AM PDT A post by: Jules Gudkova (@benzoate ost)

#22 Jane from Tarzan.

Excuse me! The Jane Porter cosplay I’ve been working on is finally complete! Incredible attention to detail went into making this cosplay, and it shows. Hashtags: #disney #disneycosplay #disneyprincess #disneyprincesscosplay #janeporter #janeportercosplay #tarzanandjane #sewing #couture #costume #jane #designer #hautecouturedress #disneycostume #disneyworld #tarzan #tarzancosplay

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On May 26, 2019, at 7:17 PM PDT, Chimera Cosplay (@chimeracosplays) tweeted:

I’m curious as to your thoughts on these pictures. Did you feel like they succeeded in capturing the character’s spirit, or did they fall short in some crucial way? Post a comment and let us know what you think.

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