Top 20 Cosplay Girls You Must Follow
World’s best cosplayers, who represent game, anime and movie characters
Over the last 5 to 10 years, the world of cosplay has become oversaturated with people who love to transform into famous characters. Many think that today it’s impossible to get in the spotlight and there is no place for newcomers. The desire to achieve all at once sometimes takes the form of something strange, like ‘’cosplay is for everyone’’ movement, whose representatives offer works which raise some questions about their quality. If you look at popular female cosplayers, every single one of them has dozens of amazing works. In this article, we’ll talk about the most famous of them.
Choosing the most popular is not an easy task, because there is no universal number to compare. Every cosplayer has accounts on Instagram and Facebook, and sometimes they are present on YouTube. Another important factor in assessing popularity is Patreon — a platform on which any person can support creators financially to unlock exclusive content in exchange. Patreon only displays a total number of subscribers, which includes people who donated any amount of money — doesn’t matter if it’s $1 or $500. Therefore, we considered all of the mentioned factors in order to compile this list.
Helly Valentine — a girl from Russia, who became famous in the West. Her every video game work will be remembered by both the fans of the corresponding fandom and ordinary admirers of female beauty. Charming Triss Merigold, authentic D.Va from Overwatch, graceful 2B from NieR: Automata… Nevertheless, most of Helly’s works represent anime.
The thing is that her appearance is a perfect living embodiment of characters from Japanese animation. Helly has a strikingly cute face, which makes her attractive. At the same time, her cosplays have two versions — standard and adult ones. The combination of beautiful naked body and cuteness causes strange dissonance and defies expectations. Unsurprisingly, many people liked this approach. It’s also worth noting that every Helly’s costume is a real masterpiece. Quality fabric, an abundance of small details and maximum authenticity.
Marie-Claude Bourbonnais is a charismatic girl from Canada. She came to the cosplay world from the modeling business relatively late, but thanks to the outstanding quality of each work and delightful appearance, she still draws the attention of new fans. Many will surely remember Marie’s nude photo shoot, but we’ll show only those works that relate to cosplay.
Zhanna Rudakova or Jannet Incosplay is one of the most famous Russian female cosplayers. She was the first in Russia to turn recreating fictional characters into a serious business. Nevertheless, the girl still pleases her fans with new works, each being expensive, high quality knowledgeable. Widowmaker from Overwatch, Triss Merigold, Cortana from Halo 5, Cate Archer from No One Lives Forever, Kaileena from Prince of Persia: Warrior Within and a host of anime heroes. Sometimes Zhanna pampers erotic fans with pictures in her underwear, associated with particular fandom. It turns out beautiful, sexy and not tacky at all.
Tayla Barter or Kinpatsu is a cosplayer from Johannesburg, South Africa. The distinctive feature of this girl is the incredible speed of creating new costumes — 2-3 per month on average. In 2017, she appeared in thirty different out outfits. This approach is quite refreshing, as many other cosplayers appear in the same costume year after year.
At the same time, the quantity didn’t hurt the quality. She has both simple and complex works, and each of them matches the original.
Stella Chuu is a cosplayer from New York City, and she calls herself ‘’Anime Princess of Burlesque’’. Indeed, her works include many characters from Japanese animation as well as a variety of pin-up photo shoots. Stella’s first serious work was Sakura from the anime called Naruto.
Kristen Hughey is a cosplayer from New York City, who makes and design her costumes all by herself. It is worth noting, that her first character impersonation happened at age of 12 — the same time she sewed her first suit. Today she has hundreds of works, mostly from Marvel and DC universes. In the framework of this article, we are interested in the video game characters, most of all.
Misa Chiang is a female cosplayer from Taipei, Taiwan. She has been in the industry for 8 years and now the whole world knows about her. Like many Asian cosplayers, she looks like a pretty doll, but at least her portfolio doesn’t include exclusively anime characters.
MiMi Chan is a female cosplayer from Vietnam and the sweetest lady in this article after Helly Valentine. All of her works are built on her charming youth — MiMi Chan always strives to evoke tenderness and chooses her works to match her appearance. As a rule, these are initially cute characters from video games and anime. She also has some model photo shoots in her lingerie. We could reproach the girl for not experimenting enough, but judging by the number her fans, nothing needs to be changed. The only thing that surprises us is a complete absence of complex costumes.
Californian LeeAnna Vamp is a cosplayer from California. She was a true star on Comic Con Russia 2016, so you had to purchase a separate ticket in order to take a photo with her. The main feature of LeeAnna’s works is her love for dark and gloomy images with a pinch of sexuality. Even her alias Vamp comes from ‘’Vampire’’, which is no accident — she adores vampire themes. She is also a creator of the website I Love Geek Girls and the costume show Sexy Star Wars, and has her own YouTube channel.
Linda Le is a cosplayer from Oklahoma, USA. Not only she represented some famous characters, but she also helped others — Linda was a part of Team Mantium Designs, helping them to create complex costumes and armor, participated in the show about the world of cosplay called Just Cos and wrote a column for YouBentMyWookie. Most of her works relate to Marvel comics, as she is a fan of the X-Men.
Irina Meier is the most popular female cosplayer in Russia. The first time she appeared in public was at Igromir 2014 as Harley Quinn, and in 4 years she made a stunning career. Today she is regularly invited to festivals in Russia and abroad, while her subscriber counts on Instagram and Patreon are growing day by day. The reasons for Irina’s success are simple — nice appearance, diligence, high-quality costumes and a will to experiment.
Cosplays by Irina, Zhanna and Helly prove that the quality of Russian cosplay has stepped up quite a bit and is no worse than the industry standards. The photos presented in this article give an opportunity to compare the cultures of different countries and draw necessary conclusions.
Jenna Lynn Meowri is a cosplayer from Daleville, USA. She is relatively new in cosplay (started in July of 2015) but already managed to gain some serious popularity. Jenna’s main feature is a bet on her sexuality in everything — from costumes and poses to glances and expressions. Unsurprisingly, in addition to cosplay, she often does a bit more erotic photo shoots.
Lindsay Elis is another American cosplayer, this time from Arizona. She has achieved her fame long ago, and today she gladly shares the experience and secrets of being a cosplayer on her livestreams. Unlike many other American cosplayers, she specializes in video games instead of comics or anime. Now it’s fashionable to be a gamer girl, but for Lindsay gaming wasn’t a means to get more exposure, it was her main hobby. After cosplay, of course.
Yaya Han is a Chinese girl living in the USA, and over the past few years, she has become a rather popular cosplayer. Like many of her colleagues, she sews her costumes herself, participates in TV shows, such as the Heroes of Cosplay and leads a full-fledged cosplay business.
Meg Turney is a cosplayer, video blogger, and since 2017, also a streamer. Like many some pretty girls, she uses her looks to attract subscribers. As for cosplay, everything is simple — she takes popular characters and recreates them, often in a more revealing manner.
Australian model Katyuska Moonfox is probably the most vivid representative of erotic cosplay. No complicated costumes and role-playing, a bare minimum of clothes and maximum photo shoots in lingerie. The girl isn’t limited to those though — there a plenty of completely nude photos on the internet. Judging by her popularity, people like this approach. And she’s indeed pretty.
Holly Wolf is a female cosplayer from Canada, who has recently gained a good following. Today she is no longer limited to festivals and exhibitions, as she regularly appears in magazines such as FHM, Maxim and Playboy. Apart from her beautiful figure, she features pretty eyes with an outstanding cunning look, that doesn’t come off her face, regardless of character.
Alyson Tabbitha is, above all, a make-up artist. She achieves the maximum resemblance to the source, which sometimes makes it hard to distinguish one from another. Alyson offers both standard and cross-gender works. With this approach, ladies repeat the original male character in details without any additional elements, such as décolleté. Although most of her work is based on movies.
Alodia Gosiengfiao is a Filipino female cosplayer, model, TV host, singer and actress. Repeatedly published on the pages of FHM. According to the magazine’s editors, she’s one of the most influential women in the Philippines. Over the years, she made more and more advanced cosplays, until she was first invited as a participant and then as a judge in various competitions. Recently she took part in a documentary series about the first Comic-Con festivals.
It is difficult to find a modern young man who wouldn’t have heard of Jessica Nigri. And few will be surprised by the fact that she still remains the most popular female cosplayer in the world. She has a beautiful face, luxurious figure, charm and great costumes, but it’s something that other less popular cosplayers have as well. We think that her main advantage is that she doesn’t build artificial boundaries between herself and her fans. In her videos, it’s noticeable that Jessica is open to her subscribers and ready to discuss any topic without being shy or afraid to look stupid. Therefore, you perceive her more as a friendly neighbor, rather than someone celestial. As for the cosplays, its quality is always at the highest level.
The fact is that recently she started paying less attention to representing different characters and more towards showing herself in different kinds of beautiful underwear, which at best hints at some video game with a tiny logo. For the cosplay admirers this is a step down, but her fans are ready to see Jessica in any form.