BB-8 Cosplay Is Cute Enough To Kill Stars

You know how R2-D2 is actually controlled by the 3'8" Kenny Baker? This BB-8 cosplay is kinda like that. Only without the desert heat. Or adults.

The suit was made by William Minamoto, one of the best droid builders on the planet, while the kid inside is his daughter.


Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs

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My wife was cosplaying as Sonya Savage with some friends and got pictures of this kid. But said when she saw her, she felt bad because the little girl was so exhausted doing the trick for people she looked like she was about to cry and the Dad just wasn’t catching it.

Here’s a pic of the wife with her Danger Girl crew. They were humbled by all the other cosplay and are psyched to go big next year with props and armor and the whole nine.