Dressing like a Pokémon trainer is only part of a good costume. You also gotta get your Pokémon pals right—and this group of cosplayers nails it.
Check out these pictures of 4 Itchy Tasty Cosplay head Brett Horn at this year's Anime Expo. He created a bunch of to-scale Pokemon puppets, modeled above by a few friends (including Michelle D'Antonio). They're fully functional, and can be moved such that they mimic the actual 'mon they're based on. Neat!
You can briefly catch a glimpse of these marionettes in action in this video by PWNED CAST:
Otherwise, you'll have to settle for still shots:
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