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Cosplay: Bleach Toshiro Hitsugaya

Wednesday 8th August 2012

Roving cameraman Paul Jacques snaps a Bleach cosplayer

Bleach Toshiro Hitsugaya CosplayRajan Patel suits up as Toshiro Hitsugaya, the ice-cool captain who is the youngest in the history of the Soul Society. Best known for his leading role in the Bleach movie Diamond Dust Rebellion, Toshiro is a popular cosplay character. In 2008, Japanese fans actually voted him as the most popular character in the series, beating the supposed lead Ichigo Kurosaki.

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Ghost In The Shell Arise: Borders Parts 1 & 2

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In the year 2027, a year following the end of the non-nuclear World War IV, a bomb has gone off in Newport City, killing a major arms dealer who may have ties with the mysterious 501 Organization. Public Security official Daisuke Aramaki hires full-body cyber prosthesis user and hacker extraordinaire, Motoko Kusanagi, to investigate. On the case with her are Sleepless Eye Batou, who believes Kusanagi is a criminal, Niihama Prefecture Detective Togusa who is investigating a series of prostitute murders he believes are related to the incident, and Lieutenant Colonel Kurtz of the 501 Organization who also wishes to keep an eye on Kusanagi.
Freed of her responsibilities with the 501 Organization, Motoko Kusanagi must now learn how to take orders from Aramaki. When unknown forces hack the Logicomas, Batou enlists the help of former army intelligence officer Ishikawa and former air artillery expert Borma. Kusanagi also seeks to enlist ace sniper Saito and undercover cop Paz into the new Public Security Section 9. The two groups rival each other in a case involving a man who receives false memories of a refugee transport operation.

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