Pokémon gijinkas are all the rage in the cosplay community right now, and I wanted to get in on the fun! I'm honestly pretty new to the Pokémon world. As a kid, I didn't have a TV, didn't have a handheld game system, and wasn't very into trading card games so the whole craze kind of... passed me by.
But throughout my cosplay life, I keep seeing incredible cosplayers produce super creative designs, and with the advent of Pokémon Go and a couple of very experienced Pokéfriends, I'm glad to say I am now a (albeit casual) Pokémon trainer. Gotta catch (most of) 'em all!
Anyway, Hannah Alexander made some SUPER CUTE Pokémon starter designs and, as a lifelong waterbender, I knew I had to do Squirtle. Also, kickass armor and glasses!
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