Final Fantasy XIII: Éclair Farron aka Lightning 02

final fantasy xiii cosplay - eclair / claire farron aka lightning by rainer tachibana

A former Guardian Corps soldier, Lightning wields a gunblade called the Blazefire Saber, which is also known as the Blaze Edge in Japanese. It is a combination of a gun and a sword, one collapsing into the other. Lightning is known to be very agile, and uses acrobatic moves in battle.

Beautiful cosplay by Rainer Tachibana! I think she really captures the character in this photo very well. Thanks to Katrina for suggesting this!

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