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Cosplay is a staple on social media. Lovely folks in actual life use their unimaginable crafting, make-up, lighting, pictures, and enhancing abilities to carry your favourite fictional gaming or anime character to life.
However what if the character isn’t fictional in any respect? What if he’s, the truth is, a professional participant, an actual dwelling legend at present competing within the LCK? Can you continue to cosplay him? Do you have to?
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This daring Vietnamese fan did — by placing on a Faker cosplay.
Reddit consumer u/LeonVector shared a HD video he took of Hà “Zolo” Đức which garnered greater than 10,000 upvotes. Zolo went all out at an out of doors conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, cosplaying an animated model of Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok cosplaying Ryze within the Worlds 2018 music video “Rise.”
Zolo’s Faker cosplay wows League of Legends neighborhood
To start with, simply take a look at Zolo’s expression in his Faker cosplay. This man nailed down Faker’s basic dying stare, complimented by spherical glasses and a brief bob hairdo, each Faker staples.
It additionally helps that Zolo himself has single eye lids and almond-shaped eyes, just like Faker.
The official crimson SK Telecom T1 jacket that the workforce wore for Worlds 2017 is now not in manufacturing, and was additionally custom-made for this Faker cosplay.
In line with Zolo’s Facebook profile, Macro Studios created all of the props on this outfit. He wears on his again Ryze’s giant scroll and carries a magic guide which bears the Worlds emblem on the duvet and the SKT emblem on the again.
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Posing for u/LeonVector’s video, he doesn’t break character in any respect, conserving a cool exterior and a critical expression paired with calculated actions.
This isn’t the primary time Zolo has cosplayed Faker. Beforehand, he wore SKT’s 2017 white and black jacket and a basic black and white go well with that Faker is thought to put on to official award ceremonies, as seen on his Facebook page.
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The moderators within the League of Legends subreddit have since eliminated the submit as a result of they “don’t enable cosplay of actual folks.” What’s going to Faker consider his imposter?
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