Photographer Hilda Glitz captures the brilliance of cosplayer Craxus Cosplay while the artist renders anime’s physics in the original Dora x Jojo pose.
Photographer Hilda Glitz of The 86th Floor shared a clip of Craxus Cosplay in a mashup of Dora from the children’s TV show Dora the Explorer as well as an original character from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure at Japan Expo Paris 2022.
The Reddit post showcases the cosplayer doing an iconic pose from the Jojo series — a back-bending pose that is nearly impossible to master outside of the anime world. This costume is a re-creation of the little adventurer’s outfit however, it has a twist. It comes with the pink crop top which exposes the real muscle, orange shorts, and a belt that shows muscles toned calves, thighs as well as yellow socks and white sneakers. The iconic beaded jewelry of Dora is also on display. Craxus is seen pointing a finger toward the camera, and then falling backward in a pose that defies gravity. It has been the topic of memes as well as Tik Tok space.
Related: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Voice Actors Show Off Their Jolyne Cosplay
On Instagram, Craxus posted a different Dora character in the Jojo style: Backpack (with Map close by) Commenting on the fact that the only characters not included were “Chipeur et Babouche” (Swiper and Boots). Craxus is a model and cosplayer from France, French model and cosplayer, who also displayed his “Doro’s Bizarre Adventure” abs at the Toulouse Game Show 2021.
Craxus Cosplays by Craxus span a variety of categories. They include anime (Miss Monday One Piece), Gaming (gender-bent Nidalee League of Legends), comics, and western cartoons (Aladdin King Triton Tarzan, Tarzan, He-Man), and the promise of more projects in the future.
Related: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Cosplayer Recreates “Approaching Me the Meme with Jotaro and Dio
Hilda Glitz, a videographer, and producer for The 86th Floor is the largest cosplay YouTube channel in the world. The most recent shoots took place at DoKomi in Germany (June 2022) as well as at MCM London Comic Con (May 2022). In her spare time, she plays cosplay, watches musicals, and performs. After wrapping up another successful cosplay shoot her next photo shoot hasn’t been revealed yet. There will likely be additional events to cover in the future. Viewers can see Hilda/The 86th Floor’s entire Japan Expo Paris video here.
Those who want to see more of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure episodes will need to wait until autumn when Netflix will air the second batch of episodes from the Stone Ocean animated series. Following the conclusion of the eighth story arc of the series Jojolion was released in January Hirohiko’s manga is on hiatus. The series will return with Part 9, tentatively titled “Jojolands,” when Araki returns from his absence.