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Katie Mitchell from The Mitchells vs the Machines

Katie Mitchell (voiced by Abbi Jacobson) is the main protagonist of the Sony Pictures Animation film The Mitchells vs. the Machines.  Katie is quirky and creative, and a film student in college.  Katie wears distressed jeans and shoes embellished with markered details.  To have some fun with her look, be sure to add little details to your own clothes (and hands!) like Katie does in the movie.

Gabriela “Gabi” Hernández from Vivo

Gabriela “Gabi” Hernández (voiced by Ynairaly Simo) is the the 10-year-old deuteragonist of the animated film Vivo.  Vivo, the titular monkey, enlists Gabi to help him deliver a song to a famous singer at her farewell show.  Gabi has purple and a colorful sense of style, with a colorful plaid skirt an bright pink collared shirt paired with a checkered tie.  You can get the sleeveless look of Gabi’s character by cutting the sleeves off a standard polo.  And if you can’t find the exact skirt Gabi uses in the movie, don’t be afraid to find the most colorful one you can and commit to it.

Dimitri from Anastasia

Dimitri from Anastasia

Dimitri (voiced by John Cusack) has spent his life running from the memories of what he saw as a child the night the Romanov family fell. He’s never seemed to settle, never really found his place. Not until he stumbles upon the real Anastasia, the girl he helped escape years ago. Only then do things seem to fall into place.

Dimitri has a few looks in the film but his most memorable is probably the first outfit we see him in as an adult. A off-white button-neck shirt and brown slacks are a common look for the time, as are the vest and brown shoes. But with his slick center-parted hair style, Dimitri gives the look a modern spin that makes for a great cosplay.

mrs brisby from the secret of nimh

Mrs. Brisby from The Secret of NIMH

Mrs. Brisby (voiced by Elizabeth Hartman) is the main character of the children’s animated film The Secret of NIMH.  In order to save her family, Mrs. Brisby must face her fears and work together with the unnaturally intelligent rats on her farm.  Mrs. Brisby is a mouse, so the best way to recreate her character is to wear a mouse costume that suits your tastes, if wearing a false nose is uncomfortable, you could always paint your face instead.  Then, wrap a red shawl around yourself and make sure to get your hands on a magical amulet that will help you save the day!

Mary Beth from The Book of Life

Mary Beth from The Book of Life

Sometimes a tour guide is just a tour guide. But sometimes she’s a little bit more. Sometimes she is Mary Beth, the narrator of the movie The Book of Life with an extra secret hidden up her sleeve.

Mary Beth’s costume is really straightforward, made of great foundational pieces that can be repurposed for other cosplays pretty easily. Best of all it’s comfortable enough to wear through a whole day at a convention. Just don’t go wearing it into any local museums and you should be fine.

All you need are blue heels, a blue cap, a blue blazer, a white skirt, a white shirt, and a white neckerchief. Finish it off with a long red wig and you’re ready to weave your own tale about The Book of Life.

lou strickland from top cat

Lou Strickland from Top Cat

Lou Strickland (voiced by Rob Schneider in the U.S. version of the film) is the new police chief and main antagonist of Top Cat: The Movie. Lou pursues Top Cat after TC steals his Lazlo-Lazlo concert tickets. Lou has ginger colored hair and a noticeably hairy mole on the point of his chin. He wears a red bow tie, green blazer, and brown pants pulled up very high on his waist.

Anya from Anastasia

Anya from Anastasia

Meg Ryan voices the mysterious Russian princess Anastasia Romanova in the animated Anastasia movie. In this pseudo-historical fantasy version of Russia, Czar Nicholas’s youngest daughter survives the gruesome assassination of the royal family and grows up under the name Anya. Her only clue to her past is a locket engraved with the words “together in Paris.”

Fievel from An American Tail

Adventurous and inquisitive Fievel Mousekewitz meets challenges with courage in An American Tail. Fievel is a middle child. His journey begins with his family leaving his home country, Russia, to move to America. After a bad storm, Fievel arrives in New York separated from his family, and is on his own. The quest to find his family begins, as he tries to understand the new landscape of America.

Garrett

In Quest for Camelot, Garrett, who was blinded as a child, lives as a recluse in the Forbidden Forest with his seeing-eye silver winged falcon Aiden. One day he meets Kayley and together they go on a search for the sword Excalibur to return it to King Arthur.

Hogarth Hughes

In The Iron Giant, Hogarth Hughes discovers a giant metallic robot that fell from space. He has to do his best to stop the U.S. military from discovering and destroying the friendly behemoth.