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Professor Wonder from WonderWorks

Professor Wonder is the mascot of the science amusement park WonderWorks. His top-secret research laboratory was located on a remote island in the Bermuda Triangle, but when an experiment went wrong, a man-made tornado lifted the lab and dropped it onto its current location. He’s a kooky professor with frazzled white hair and mustache that strongly resembles a certain Albert Einstein.

Luis Fernando Lopez from Grand Theft Auto 4

In Grand Theft Auto IV, Luis Fernando Lopez (voiced by Mario D’Leon) is a former member of the Northwood Dominican Drug Dealers. In The Ballad of Gay Tony, his life takes a turn when he meets “Gay Tony” Prince, a nightclub owner in Liberty City. They develop a friendship and work together, first with Luis as his bodyguard and later as his business associate.

Dread Ducky from Dark Deception

Dread Ducky from Dark Deception

Dread Duckies are enemies that appear in the Stranger Sewers level of horror indie game Dark Deception, as bloodthirsty minions of the enemy boss Doom Ducky. Dread Duckies are hard mechanical duck floats atop a pair of shriveled rotten legs. They also wear traffic cones on their heads.

Karl Heisenberg from Resident Evil 8: Villagea

Karl Heisenberg from Resident Evil Village

In Resident Evil Village, Lord Karl Heisenberg is the patriarch of the Heisenberg family. He’s a genius engineer who runs the Heisenberg factory and serves Mother Miranda in the Eastern European mountains. He first encounters Ethan Winters in Castle Dimitrescu, where he entombs him in scrap metal and brings him to Lady Dimitrescu and the other lords.

Cassian Andor

Cassian Andor

In Andor, Cassian Jeron Andor (Diego Luna) is a thief whose planet was destroyed by the Galactic Empire’s mining project. He starts out as a cynic only looking out for himself, and gradually transforms into a reluctant revolutionary and then together with Jyn Erso and others, a hero of the Rebellion.

Doris the Ugly Stepsister from Shrek 2

Doris the Ugly Stepsister from Shrek 2

In Shrek 2 and Shrek the Third, Doris (voiced by Larry King!) is one of Cinderella’s step-sisters, who works as a bartender. She puts forth Puss in Boots to King Harold for the task of assassinating Shrek. Eventually she ends up as part of Princess Fiona’s inner circle. Whether she’s ugly is subjective — Simon Cowell certainly thinks so — but her makeup with gaudy eyeshadow, pencil-thin eyebrows, and prominent mole, is ultimately what makes or breaks this cosplay.

Penny from Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Penny from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

In Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Penny is a student in the same grade at the Academy as the Pokemon trainers. She’s rather shy and always wears her big fluffy Eevee bag on her back.

Mercury from Milky Way and the Galaxy Girls

Mercury from Milky Way and the Galaxy Girls

Milky Way and the Galaxy Girls is a cartoon concept that was pitched to Hasbro by Lauren Faust. Although Hasbro passed on it, it eventually morphed into the highly successful My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. MWGG is inspired by the 90’s Strawberry Shortcake series, with a dash of the anime Sailor Moon, with the girls as the personification of different planets. Mercury’s winged sneaker-skates propel her through the cosmos in a shimmery silver flash at the speed of light.

Pokemon Trainers from Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Pokémon Trainers from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are set in the Paldea region, where the trainers are students at either Naranja or Uva Academy. They take part in the annual treasure hunt, where they must explore the open-ended world, defeat rival students on Team Star, fight giant Pokémon, and battle Gym Leaders to become the best Pokémon Trainer.

Grusha from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Grusha from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, Grusha is a Pokemon trainer and the Gym Leader of Glaseado Gym in the Paldea region. He used to be a professional snowboard, but is now an Ice-type specialist with Cetitan as his partner.