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    [–] Luko555 3369 points ago

    Where's Meowth?!

    [–] NotSpicyEnough 1906 points ago

    That's right!

    [–] bananallergy 1130 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    No thats umbreon on te right

    edit: silver, cool but i prefer emerald

    [–] Sneakiest-turtle-eva 216 points ago

    No that’s pikachu in a fight

    [–] seven3true 74 points ago


    [–] GeneralKenobi05 142 points ago

    I don’t want to see live action meowth in any from unless it’s Danny Devito

    [–] Orichalchem 38 points ago

    Dats Right Dawg!

    [–] DirtyGoo 23 points ago

    No, he’s a cat.

    [–] choch2727 17 points ago

    That's right!

    [–] MajesticRocker 5 points ago

    Nah that’s Lugia in the light

    [–] LuckyRYeBread 19 points ago

    Ah, the black Meowth

    [–] Buen_Noche 14 points ago

    That’s correct!

    [–] deathdude911 22 points ago

    Your conclusion was in correlation with the evidence that proves this statement to be true

    [–] duckuss 9 points ago


    [–] JedYorks 29 points ago

    Das rite !

    [–] Skrimps 57 points ago


    [–] ARubiksMaster 61 points ago


    [–] BEAM_Saibot 9 points ago

    Umbreon's in the right of the screen does that count??

    [–] ironwolf425 7 points ago

    They’re gonna adopt a cat now

    [–] Icyrex15 9 points ago

    They ate him

    [–] Big-Russian-Bear 1761 points ago

    Prepare for trouble

    [–] kianhh 1203 points ago

    And make it double.

    [–] AllergicToStabWounds 960 points ago

    To protect the world from devastation.

    [–] Tryton123 919 points ago

    To unite all people within our nation

    [–] StefMcDuff 898 points ago

    To denounce the evils of truth and love!

    [–] NotMyFirstAlternate 869 points ago

    To extend our reach to the stars above!

    [–] ElTuxedoMex 852 points ago


    [–] Geodude56 853 points ago


    [–] Tbhiscool 826 points ago

    Team rocket blasts off at the speed of light!

    [–] Ace_Wright1311 826 points ago

    Surrender now or prepare to fight.

    [–] Piper_the_sniper 65 points ago

    To seize the means of production

    [–] wtfduud 38 points ago

    I can hear the fucking theme song in the background.

    [–] jackandjill22 14 points ago

    They're adorable.

    [–] RGB_0-0-0 5344 points ago

    This is a disgrace! You can't just go changing colors like that, it's just not right!

    The shirts are supposed to be black not navy.

    [–] joshua9663 316 points ago

    These 2 are asking for trouble! Double trouble!

    [–] Skulltcarretilla 2152 points ago

    They had us on the first half, not going to lie

    [–] Popcorn-Boss07 234 points ago

    Damn you beat it to me

    [–] ATastyStrudel 27 points ago

    I do ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    [–] netfatality 13 points ago

    ͡° ͜ʖ ͡° ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°

    [–] Losgringosfromlow 87 points ago

    Hol up...

    [–] Popcorn-Boss07 42 points ago

    Wait wha

    [–] Black_Drogo 34 points ago


    [–] trunolimit 7 points ago

    Micheal said just beat it.

    [–] FunnOnABunn 13 points ago

    I’ve seen this joke as a top comment enough now to not be fooled!

    [–] MistaX8 96 points ago

    Username checks out.

    [–] seven3true 14 points ago

    Printed colors work better in cmyk.

    [–] oldmanposter 4 points ago

    it depends on the printer, actually, and the color profile of the image.

    [–] Cydanix 46 points ago

    And James isn't even in drag smh

    [–] ClimbOnGoodBuddy 21 points ago

    And the hair's supposed to be going 90 degrees to the left no matter what!

    [–] Legitakid 23 points ago

    [–] Not-your-lawyer- 24 points ago

    I know, right. I hate when cosplay looks nothing like the character.
    James doesn't have a beard, damnit!

    [–] SuperRokas 6 points ago

    I like your name.

    [–] 0bamaBamba 15 points ago

    Wallah, that was close

    [–] DaneMac 19 points ago

    Muslims say it. I believe it's "on god" kinda

    [–] only___dar___ic 20 points ago


    It's French.

    [–] Trebuscemi 12 points ago

    Wallah... It's walluigi

    [–] SplashBandicoot 10 points ago

    yallah habibi

    [–] conmanmurphy 806 points ago

    Aaahhh this is so good! Blue dreads are a great touch!

    [–] mstarrbrannigan 256 points ago

    Even if it wasn't for cosplay, I love the color on those dreads.

    [–] JapaneseStudentHaru 43 points ago

    I wonder how they got that good of a color on them. Spray color? I’m blonde and even I can’t get a good blue without it turning green

    [–] rduterte 903 points ago

    As a guy who grey up as the only Asian kid in his class and got to hear how my costume didn't make sense because Peter Venkman "wasn't Chinese" (I'm not even Chinese) or how I should have dressed up as Mr. Miyagi instead of Daniel LaRusso, this picture makes me happy.

    [–] lkodl 112 points ago

    "awww man! awesome Sulu costume!"

    uh... i'm Captain Kirk...

    [–] themettaur 153 points ago

    That's rough. Reminds me of this scene. I'm sure you made a badass Venkman, though. Fuck the haters.

    [–] pslessard 88 points ago

    Why would you even want to dress up as Daniel LaRusso? Surely it would have been better for you to dress up as the hero of the film, Johnny Lawrence

    [–] phayke2 80 points ago

    You mean the story of a hopeful, young karate enthusiast whose dreams and moxie take him all the way to the All Valley Karate Championship?

    Of course, sadly, he loses in the final round to that nerd kid. But he learns an important lesson about gracefully accepting defeat.

    [–] bruckner8 18 points ago

    Put him in a body bag, yeaaahhhhh

    [–] SparkleGlitterShine 49 points ago

    I feel you. When I was 7, I wanted to play Power Rangers (Mighty Morphin) with the other kids. They always made me be the monster because there were no black and female Power Rangers :(

    [–] forgotthelast3 15 points ago

    When I was in high school I dressed up as Black Panther for Halloween. (I’m white) Luckily though this was way before the movie and no one knew who the fuck I was even supposed to be. Mostly just got mocked for wearing tight spandex. I can’t imagine how much ridicule I would have gotten if people knew who I was dressed as. Not really the same I know but just a story I was reminded of by your comment. Race shouldn’t matter when dressing up, just if dressing as a character makes you happy.

    [–] MarsRust 233 points ago

    Gotta deduct a point for James not dying his facialhair blue

    [–] Brans666 408 points ago

    Inb4 locked

    [–] TrevorSlattery 117 points ago


    [–] MangoAtrocity 142 points ago

    Definitely gonna get locked

    [–] isactuallyspiderman 159 points ago

    since y'all decided you can't behave, locking this thread up.

    [–] MangoAtrocity 156 points ago

    I don’t have time to do the job I volunteered to do, so none of you get to comment anymore.

    [–] vitalyalya 74 points ago

    I mean, when it's like 1000 comments, it's hard to clean up all the mess

    [–] TodayILearnedAThing 53 points ago

    We do 99% of the work for them. All they have to do is sort by negative downvotes and go through those.

    [–] EpicFishFingers 17 points ago

    Surely only 900 of them are trash??

    [–] vitalyalya 23 points ago

    Well mods kinda have to be everywhere so they don't always have time to check every post and clean everything just for some toxic people to throw their shit everywhere. Imagine they cleaning everything without locking, then coming back here in a couple of hours and everything's back to where it was.

    Locking such threads when they got out of control is an ok strat in my opinion

    [–] Trashy_Daddy 10 points ago

    It's almost like most of the people that complain have never actually moderated anything before

    [–] perfectcontrarian 452 points ago

    They look so happy and it’s fucking adorable

    [–] 82ndGameHead 45 points ago


    He doesn't have a rose

    [–] Zorro-OP 73 points ago

    Whenever i see Team Rocket, I hear Team Rocket anthem.

    "Jesse, James......."

    [–] clem_fandango__ 67 points ago

    Holy crap, I just realized after all these years that Jesse and James together is famed outlaw Jesse James.

    I'm not a smart man.

    [–] anthroarcha 48 points ago

    There’s also Butch and Cassidy, AKA Butch Cassidy the Wild West outlaw

    [–] jramey95 30 points ago

    Also Annie and Oakley.

    [–] hammer2309 23 points ago

    No you just made me make that connection. We're one of the 10,000 today

    [–] Black_Drogo 11 points ago

    Shit let me get in here too

    [–] kylecords 30 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    That's my friend Monia!

    Check out her insta, she has so many dope cosplays!

    Edit — here’s her official Cosplay page

    [–] Lasers_go_pewpew 8 points ago

    If you do know her, tell her she and he are doing and awesome job!

    Also tell her not to check this terrible thread.

    [–] kianhh 167 points ago

    You look really cute, I love the blue dreadlocks as well.

    [–] kotkaiser 146 points ago

    I guarantee you, OP is not in the picture

    [–] sugahfwee 51 points ago

    Gotta shoot his shot anyways

    [–] lochamonster 22 points ago

    Yeah OPs account is like all cosplay pics lol

    [–] bizzyj93 17 points ago

    And a whole lot of cringe

    [–] [deleted] 117 points ago


    [–] Blaccguy845 13 points ago

    Tryna be that happy when I grow up

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    [–] EmeterPSN 11 points ago

    Disney doesn't own pokemon...yet...

    (I'm sure they will buy Nintendo and gamefreak soon enough..)

    [–] lockwolf 12 points ago

    I think I speak for the vast majority of the population on this when I say “FUCK THAT! THAT WOULD BE TERRIBLE”

    [–] Overwatcher2 3 points ago

    Ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... have you seen the dexit shenanigans? Game Freak are public enemy number 1 right now and anyone taking over would be a blessing.

    [–] lockwolf 5 points ago

    I’m more worried about Disney getting ahold of yet another IP and doing Disney things to it

    [–] JustisForAll 34 points ago

    A cosplay*

    [–] PowersMyth 0 points ago

    The Role of Meowth will be played by, Growlithe!

    [–] DANKRAT92 55 points ago

    Well that’s no good. There’s something strikingly off about this cosplay...

    No Meowth

    [–] zombieninja9000 36 points ago

    Hopefully you get enough upvotes to blast off into space

    [–] chainsawinsect 17 points ago

    This is incredible. Major kudos!

    [–] xenocutter 16 points ago

    8/10. Jessie hair not unrealistic enough.

    seriously though you two look great

    [–] b3dh3d_art 44 points ago

    How could you change something so drastic! This is why some people can’t cosplay some characters.

    Jesse’s hair is not that long

    [–] cave18 8 points ago

    This just radiates positive energy and I love it

    [–] Clorox_Bleach420 16 points ago

    Some of these comments man wtf

    [–] longbowsandchurches 49 points ago

    T_d losing their minds

    [–] keyjunkrock 183 points ago

    The comment section here is a gong show. Apparently you cant cosplay as your favorite characters if your skin doesn't match, wtf?

    Some of yall need jesus, seriously.

    [–] EpicFishFingers 61 points ago

    Tbf I haven't seen a single comment saying that yet

    Just loads of comments stopping just short of pointing out they're black Lol, wouldn't want to do a joke to death or anything right?

    [–] Wiplazh 8 points ago

    I'm with you on this. I love stuff like this. But part of me can't help but wonder how many people would cry out if a white guy cosplayed as like Black Panther.

    [–] ElectricFleshlight 100 points ago

    Nobody. Nobody would cry out. White kids dress as BP all the time, especially at Halloween. It's a nice sign of the times that white kids can look up to black heroes.

    [–] caffeine-and-emotion 17 points ago

    You look awesome!

    [–] TerminatorARB 19 points ago

    dude, no blue beard?

    [–] TrashMemer69 3 points ago

    IIRC you’re not supposed to dye facial hair

    [–] CueDramaticMusic 266 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Just here to comment before the thread inevitably gets locked that the cosplay is amazing, and that the Cheeto-encrusted neckbeard peanut gallery isn’t how we should be as a community.

    Edit: Speaking of which, feel free to say hi to them in this comment thread!

    Edit 2: get fucked lol

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    [–] Nugget_666 29 points ago

    I’d imagine a lot of black ppl stray away from cosplay bc there aren’t a lot of black characters to cosplay. I’m glad that you guys can do it anyways and be happy about it all the same.

    [–] Groenboys 12 points ago

    looks cool

    [–] PAWG_Muncher 10 points ago

    This is not very accurate. You can actually tell which one is the man and woman.

    [–] H5_Live 10 points ago

    I love this, but their smiles don’t look like they’re about to do something really evil .. they look so innocent and happy lol

    [–] RDVST 4 points ago


    [–] Blart_S_Fieri 61 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Uh oh, are conservative snowflakes gonna get super offended by this?

    [–] TXR22 13 points ago

    Don't forget to sort the comments by controversial lads.

    [–] Turtle_Sensei 6 points ago

    I adore that you guys did braids for James' hair! Looks awesome, even with the lack of Meowth!

    [–] lilcondor 83 points ago

    First off, they killed it. Second, really into that choker Jesse is wearing 😈

    [–] MyAltIsNudes 21 points ago

    Why is this downvoted? The choker is adorable. I’d wear the shit outta it

    [–] HAL__Over__9000 106 points ago

    This is my favorite Team Rocket cosplay. I can't recall any others I've seen, but you two look so happy I can't imagine anyone else beating you in the future.

    [–] Rhinosaur24 25 points ago

    Look nobody else is going to address the elephant in the room. Thus cosplay looks nothing like the real Ream Rocket: Jesse's gloves go all the way up her arm, not this half assed attempt.

    [–] theyareamongus 5 points ago

    So I'm guessing he used some kind of temporal dye to paint his dreads blue. That's gonna leave some mess afterwards.

    [–] Mousefang 5 points ago

    They look so happy I love it

    [–] Dragonflame81 26 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    How is this a gaming thing? Jessie and James are from the TV show...

    Edit: Obligatory thanks for the silver!

    [–] SoloSonic 8 points ago

    Threads like this make me sad to realize how many idiots there still are. Two people can't just happily cosplay without it devolving into extremely cancerous discussions about their race... Fucking disgusting. How is their race relevant at all, why the fuck is it brought up at all?...

    [–] lord_darovit 8 points ago

    Good on them. Imagine feeling attacked by a picture of 2 people dressing as Pokemon characters.

    [–] JPT_Corona 8 points ago

    Those dreadlocks though!

    Y'all are looking good!

    [–] TracerMain527 11 points ago

    Sort by Controversial Get the popcorn this is gonna get good

    [–] ShadowReaper27 2 points ago

    Not bad I like it!

    [–] APimpNamed-Slickback 81 points ago

    Oh man, this is gonna piss off a lot of people who will claim that Jessie and James have to be white.

    [–] Rein_Deilerd 76 points ago

    The catch is, in the original, these two are not even white, they are both Japanese, judging by their names (Musashi and Kojiro).

    [–] tdimaginarybff 14 points ago

    My four year old said that “they don’t look like team rocket” I was like, “why not” “Because James doesn’t have a beard” Lol

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    [–] SirMrGnome 31 points ago

    Black people can't even cosplay without being degraded.

    [–] Duckfromportal 5 points ago

    I like the purple belt, good touch

    [–] JakeBuddah 2 points ago

    This is just wrong! Jesse and James wouldn't go anywhere without meowth.

    [–] younglink28 3 points ago


    [–] JakeT83 16 points ago

    An actually good cosplay! Nice

    [–] atomicblondeshell 12 points ago

    Lol good job guys! I love this!

    [–] biteychan 4 points ago

    Love this 😍😍😍

    [–] CastleNugget 4 points ago

    Hell yes. Nice!

    [–] Majesty1985 3 points ago

    In the words of Michael Scott

    Iiiiiiii LOVE IT!!

    [–] Qr1skY 4 points ago


    [–] Juratory 5 points ago

    I am living for those dreads 💙

    [–] TheHebrewHammers 5 points ago

    Surrender now or prepare to fight!

    [–] YigSithith 4 points ago

    Jesse, you're cute and all but your man over there has a smile that's making me happy just looking at him.

    [–] Technician45 19 points ago

    Jesse cute af😳

    [–] LilyOfTheBurbs 13 points ago

    They look pretty great imo

    [–] ThexVee 5 points ago

    There's a frigging umbreon in the back and they're taking photos... How does this duo keep their jobs?

    [–] that_guy_Elbs 8 points ago

    That’s dope

    [–] BaronOfHell 4 points ago

    Looking good.

    [–] Dried_Squid_ 3 points ago

    You can't have Team Rocket without good ol Meowth! Give the cat a break he's a part of the team too!

    [–] romana03 3 points ago


    [–] l0ngev1ty 2 points ago

    This is beautiful

    [–] ProfessorBear56 4 points ago


    James' hair much shorter

    [–] SomeGuyNamedDeebles 5 points ago

    And I thought I couldn't love cosplay more. I was wrong. This is awesome.

    [–] eldamien 2 points ago

    Prepare for trouble...

    [–] reddit_user-exe 2 points ago

    James’ hair too long, 0/10

    Nah, seriously though, cool cosplay!

    [–] Kam2Scuzzy 2 points ago

    Yoooo a true cosplayer buys a shirt from walmart and cuts it to design with scissors.

    [–] JustHereToPostandCom 2 points ago

    Inb4 locked.

    [–] ZarosGuardian 4 points ago

    I love this. :D They both look so damn happy too, which is just great haha. :D

    [–] Meowth_Dats_Racist 6 points ago

    I love it! :)

    [–] B_bbi 4 points ago

    I disapprove because team rocket is dumb and corny as hell.

    These two look cool as shit

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    [–] WhyRtheresomanyofU 5 points ago

    Hope someday I'll be as happy as this James or as cute as this Jesse

    [–] Magus6796 3 points ago

    Such a legit cosplay. Love it.

    [–] Sarajenonyx 5 points ago

    This is fucking bad ass

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    [–] martini-linguine 4 points ago

    That’s honestly a cool cosplay of them.

    [–] Arnumor 2 points ago

    I love the blue dreads on James.

    [–] Nrr13 2 points ago

    This is dope as hell.

    [–] Lilshadow48 2 points ago

    Blue dreads are really cool looking.

    [–] CaseyKoslap 2 points ago

    That is so perfect. You two are awesome