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Wyborn from Coraline

Wyborn “Wybie” Lovat is a geeky, charmingly peculiar, awkward kid. He lives with his grandmother, who owns the Pink Palace Apartments. Wybie knows something unusual is going on at the apartment. His family holds the secret to the strange events at the building. Wybie helps solve his family mystery in Coraline.

Joshua Jones

In the stop motion series Joshua Jones, the titular character is a cheerful fellow who lives on his canal boat Delilah with his canine companion Fairport. Together they ride up and down Clearwater Canal, making deliveries, doing odd jobs, and helping others in need on occasion.

Kubo from Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo from Kubo and the Two Strings

In Kubo and the Two Strings, Kubo (Art Parkinson) is a young musician with the unearthly ability to transform simple paper into animated origami creations with the power of music. He supports his ailing, widowed mother by entertaining crowds in the marketplace by playing his stringed Shimasen instrument, but he always has to be home before nightfall. The day he breaks that rule, he embarks on a supernatural adventure where he learns about the true magical power of family and friendship.

Atari Kobayashi from Isle of Dogs

Atari Kobayashi

Atari Kobayashi (Koyu Rankin) is the human protagonist of the 2018 Wes Anderson film Isle of Dogs. He is a young Japanese boy who travels to Trash Island to look for his lost guard dog Spots. This is a good costume for younger kids or anyone who loves dogs.

Emily The Corpse Bride

In Corpse Bride, Emily (voiced by Helena Bonham Carter) is an undead bride who pursues Victor Van Dort after he inadvertently proposes to her. Despite the differences in their mortality, Emily manages to convince Victor to end his life so that they can marry in the Land of the Dead.

The Boxtrolls

Eggs

The Boxtrolls are a highly misunderstood group of subterranean-dwelling creatures. And if you’re Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright), well then you’re even more misunderstood as a boy living as a Boxtroll. With a penchant for mechanics and gadgets, the Boxtrolls find themselves being hunted by the town’s elite, and it’s up to Eggs to save them. If you’re looking to recreate Eggs’ box logo then check out Red Ted Art for a template.

Lock, Shock, and Barrel

Lock, Shock and Barrel are all about harmless fun. Dressed in variations of classic Halloween costumes, these kids embody the spirit of the holiday. Be warned that copying these looks is a team effort – you can’t really have one without the others. So you’re going to need to recruit some friends to play dress-up with you but just make sure you call dibs on your favorite one first.

Mayor of Halloweentown

The Mayor of Halloweentown may be incapable of making major decision on his own but not when it comes to fashion. With a megaphone in hand, this pseudo politician does manage to make himself look somewhat official with a mayor ribbon. While you’re not expected to transform your head into a piece of candy corn to obtain his look, the spider tie definitely is a must.

Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas

Sally may be stuffed with dead leaves but she has managed to put together a pretty decent wardrobe for herself. She can even stitch her body parts back together. Don’t worry, you don’t need real stitches to imitate Sally’s style. A body marker and a steady hand will have you looking like a mad scientist’s prized possession in no time.

Wendolene Ramsbottom

Wendolene Ramsbottom is a wool shop owner who Wallace meets after he’s hired to wash her windows. He’s immediately attracted to her, perhaps because he sees a little of himself in her. Their romance unfortunately ends quickly after he learns that she’s allergic to cheese.