Shingeki No Kyojin: this Armored Titan cosplay is the best thing you’ll see today

The Armored Titan cosplay has its own special effects and can move its jaw.

Shingeki No Kyojin: this Armored Titan cosplay is the best thing you'll see today

Once the adaptation of the third part of the final season of Shingeki no Kyojin was made official, in episode 86, fans have been more aware of the series than ever. Although it was not entirely pleasant news that they had to wait until 2023 to find out what was going to happen with the events of Paradis Islandthis considerable delay kept the audience with some questions that they seek to solve when the series’ finale arrives.

With the last titans joining forces to battle Eren Jaeger’s Founding Titan, corrupted by evil, there seem to be many possible scenarios for the group of Jaegers after the battle against Floch.. However, the audience is still not sure if the inhabitants of the Island will have a good destiny even if the titans are victorious in the fight. Meanwhile, theories about this great event are already circulating on the Internet to give an answer to the efforts of Eren Jaeger’s defectors. Although, unfortunately, they will not be able to be verified until the last part of the season premieres.


The Armored Titan, a reference for many fans of Shingeki no Kyojin

Regarding the combat that will define the course of the history of Shingeki no Kyojin, among these titans we have several who have earned the admiration of their fans. And one of them is the Armored Titan. Belonging to the Nine Titans, it was born after the death of Ymir Fritz and its last owner was Reiner Braun, before the disappearance of the Power of the Titans.. But his skills are really impressive. This titan is known for its deep, thick skin that allows it to save itself from the most difficult attacks to dodge, no matter if it is even a cannonball. Thanks to this kind of armor, the titan is capable of ramming any of his enemies or destroying architectural constructions without any problem. His only weakness is anti-titan artillery or Lightning Spear, plus his armor has some speed decrease and movement restriction.

However, despite his apparent weaknesses against other titans, fans recognize that he is an equally powerful character and that they have respect for him, based on the events of the series.

Although the fan community is excited to know what will happen to the Eldians and what the conflict will lead to, they have a long time to wait to know the truth, so they have continued the plot through their own contributions. In this case it is not about narrative, but about the representations of its characters. Namely, cosplays have brought another of the titans to life in a very creative way: the armored titan.

This is what the Armored Titan would look like in the real world

As you could read, a cosplayer from Belgium, named hartiganhas recently posted a video on Reddit, in which he shows off his latest highly praised work.

In this video we can see to the Titan that -together with the Colossal Titan, destroyed the Maria Wall and also became a key piece for history -inspired a Shingeki no Kyojin fan to recreate his story. The clip begins in what appears to be the artist’s workshop, while he is wearing the Titan’s armor and moves towards the camera to better capture the details of his costume and highlight his large size. In a nod to the original character, he punches the air and reveals a resin jaw, full of teeth, that can move at will.

As the fans let you know, the costume was completed after 350 hours of work and the materials he used to create it were latex, polyurethane resin, and upholstery foam. Once she finished the first part of the cosplay, she outfitted it with led lights, which he ran a wire system inside to make it functional. Now, to mimic the texture of the muscles, the artist welded the suit together to form lines in the foam and coated them with red latex. In addition, the suit has a special cooling vest to prevent overheating, which is lined on the inside with spandex. Finished the cosplay, the final measurement was 198 cm.

The costume was so detailed that many of the netizens asked questions about how he achieved certain effects, while the cosplayer responded with humor. In addition to having fascinated many Shingeki no Kyojin fans all over the Internet, the suit won first place in the “FX” category at Twitchcon Amsterdam 2022, thanks to its special effects.