Cosplay Duo Creates Life Size Ghost in the Shell Tachikoma

Halloween is upon us in full swing, with the perfect excuse to dress up as our favorite characters or creatures. They can be simple costumes or complex. But if you really want the ultimate challenge, why not try a robot? Better yet, how about crafting a life sized robot? A two-man team recently showcased their latest inspiration from the series Ghost in the Shell, with the robot character Tachikoma.

Meet Tachikoma:

Based in Kansai, Japan, cosplayers Heinz and Moetetsu specialize in making some pretty cool robots and armor-intensive cosplays. Aside from Tachikoma, the other robot inspired creations include Metal Gear and Armored Core.

The cosplay duo, called CosTeam5, got to show off the blue character in Osaka at the Super Robocos Expo, an all-robot cosplay gathering:

But wait, it’s a cosplay? A full scale cosplay robot? Yup! That means a person can control the robot from inside, just as one would for a Gundam, for example.

Here is a making-of video of CosTeam5 bringing Tachikoma to life:

Check out some of their other creations!

White Glint from Armored Core: For Answer:

Metal Gear REX from Metal Gear Solid:

It will be very interesting to see what CosTeam5 comes up with next. What do you think? Would you like to see what it would be like to control these cool cosplay robots like you would see in the games or animes?

Source: CosTeam5 Twitter, SoraNews24 strives to be an apolitical, balanced and based pop culture news outlet. However, our contributors are entitled to their individual opinions. Author opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of our video hosts, other site contributors, site editors, affiliates, sponsors or advertisers. This website contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. We disclaim products or services we have received for review purposes, as well as sponsored posts.

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Sarah Leone
Sarah Leone
An independent artist who loves to mix things up between traditional and digital art. She has a love for all things anime, animation, and manga. Oh, and cats. Can't forget the cats.

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