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Lili Ryu from Journal of the Mysterious Creatures

Lili Ryu (voiced by Aya Susaki) is a werewolf and one of the main character in the anime Journal of the Mysterious Creatures.  Lili is the new roommate of Yoshihito, a 23-year-old man without a girlfriend or job.  As Lili is viewing the house, she is attacked by the vampire Vivian.  Lili’s outfit shows off her affinity for dogs, and can be super fun for a dog lover to put together.  If you cannot find a crop top that suits her outfit, you can always purchase a normal t-shirt and then cut it to the exact length you want.

Husk from Hazbin Hotel

In the YouTube series Hazbin Hotel, Husk (voiced by Mick Lauer) is a pansexual cat demon with a casino card theme.  Husk is perpetually grumpy, a bit of an alcoholic, as well as a proficient gambler.  Husk is friends with Charlie and Niffty, who he works with at the Happy Hotel.  To create a Husk costume, you’ll first want to find a cat costume that you like and then add details do it.  You can upgrade a simple cat onesie by tying or gluing red feathers to the end of the tail, as well as onto the eyebrows on the hood or on a separate mask if you’d prefer to cover your entire face.

kurapika from hunter x hunter

Kurapika from Hunter x Hunter

In the anime series Hunter x Hunter, Kurapika (voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro and Erika Harlacher in the 2011 series) is the lone survivor of the Kurta clan and a Blacklist Hunter.  While Kurapika’s blue and yellow outfit is easily found pre-made, there are several options available from both the 1999 and 2011 series, depending on how creative and crafty you want to be.

mickey pearson from the gentlemen

Mickey Pearson from The Gentlemen

Mickey Pearson (played by Matthew McConaughey) is the main protagonist of The Gentlemen.  Mickey has risen from poverty in his home country of the U.S. to become an exorbitantly wealthy cannabis farmer and dealer in the UK.  Mickey decides to sell his business in a bid to retire, which runs him afoul of several prominent characters including Dry Eye and his associates.  Mickey’s clothing is often a little eccentric or over-the-top in either color or print, making him a fun character to emulate.

melvin sneedly from captain underpants

Melvin Sneedly from Captain Underpants

Melvin Sneedly (voiced by Jorge Diaz in the TV show and by Jordan Peele in the movie) is the central antagonist of the Captain Underpants series.  Melvin is incredibly smart, but is also a tattletale, which often puts him at odds with his fellow classmates, including Harold Hutchins.  There is some variation in Melvin’s costume, depending on which version you choose, but he always wears oversized glasses and a bow tie.

zdrada from helltaker

Zdrada from Helltaker

In the game Helltaker, Zdrada is the fifth demon girl encounter.  Zdrada’s name means “betrayer” and she is also called “the Bitch Demon.”  Zdrada’s look is similar to many of the other demon girls of the game, with pale skin and white hair that she wears short and wavy.  Zdrada’s outfit consists of a red shirt, black jeans and boots, as well as a choker, wrist cuffs, and a cross necklace.

natsuki subaru from re zero butler outfit

Subaru Natsuki from Re:Zero

In the anime and light novel series Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World, Subaru Natsuki (voiced by Koboyashi Yuusuke or Sean Chiplock) is the main protagonist.  Subaru is transported from a convenience store in Japan to a fantasy world where he becomes a knight to the half-elf Emilia.  Subaru typically wears the tracksuit he had on when he was brought to this new world, however he also has a butler’s uniform he wears while serving at the Roswaal mansion.  A standard butler’s costume will help to achieve this look, especially if you take the time to carefully outline the lapels with some standard grey fabric paint.  If you don’t like the look of a multi-striped bow tie, you could also use a plain blue one and paint a single stripe across it once it is tied.

ashitaka from princess mononoke

Ashitaka from Princess Mononoke

The Prince of Emishi Village, Ashitaka is a kind and peaceful man afflicted by a demon curse in the Studio Ghibli film Princess Mononoke.  After his town is attacked by a demon, whom he kills, Ashitaka is tasked with discovering why the boar was so afflicted.  Ashitaka joins forces with San after they meet when she attacks Irontown, leaving him with a cut on his cheek.

donny kerabatsos from the big lebowski

Donny Kerabatsos from The Big Lebowski

Theodore Donald “Donny” Kerabatsos (played by Steve Buscemi) is a member of the same bowling team as the Dude and Walter.  A soft spoken man, Donny is often told to shut up impolitely by Walter prior to his death in the film.  Despite being an exceptional bowler, Donny is often seen wearing what appear to be secondhand bowling shirts, as he dons a colorful array, each with a different name embroidered on it (none of which are Donny).  If you have some modest sewing skills, you could add your own personal flourish to whichever color shirt you choose to wear for your costume.

lor mcquarrie from th weekenders

Lor McQuarrie from The Weekenders

On Disney’s cartoon series The Weekenders, Lor McQuarrie (voiced by Grey Griffin) is considered the jock of her friend group. Lor is best friends with Trish Katsufrakis.  Lor is an athlete who excels at soccer and basketball. In keeping with her active life, Lor is often seen wearing loose-fitting jeans and t-shirts with sneakers.