Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Cosplayer Puts a Unique Spin on King K. Rool

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate cosplayer

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is more than keeping fans occupied over a month after release, and players have been responding in kind with their fandom expressed in creative ways. Social media has been flooded with various memes and screenshots of custom Mii fighters and hilarious poses of Super Smash brawlers since the game launched.

Outside of the game, one of the most tried and true ways to celebrate Nintendo characters is cosplay. From the new title, easily one of the more celebrated fighters is King K. Rool, and one Super Smash Bros. Ultimate cosplayer has chosen to represent this character in a unique way.

Cosplayer Eli Romeo Casanova Pompadour, otherwise known on his official Instagram account as hardboiledpompadour, recently began posting photos of his creative cosplay. For those unaware, Eli often sports his brand-reflecting pompadour hairstyle for cosplays of characters not usually having a pompadour, such as Lando Calrissian or Josuke Higashikata. True to form, Eli decided to cosplay the new beloved Smash Bros. fighter with his iconic hairstyle.

Paired with a big-bellied bodysuit, cape and crown, Eli’s pompadour seems like it was almost made to nest the King’s royal headgear atop it. The costume gained even more attention for Eli when he posted photos with other Smash Bros. Ultimate cosplayers, including a King Dedede cosplayer. This unique cosplay is pretty slick, and perfectly encapsulates Eli’s personal style. Hopefully we get to see the cosplay more at other cons in the future. It would only help others get in the Spirit.

What do you guys think of this stylish Super Smash Bros. Ultimate cosplayer? Let us know in the comments below! As always, be sure to stay tuned for the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate news, such as the modder who has put the stats for the upcoming DLC fighters in the game’s existing roster, here on Don’t Feed the Gamers! Follow us on Twitter to see our updates the minute they go live!

Cory Lara2137 Posts

A royally radical and totally tubular 90s kid, Cory has a passion for all things nerdy, particularly gaming and nostalgia. While an accountant by day, he strives to be as creative and humorous as possible in his free time, be it here writing on Don't Feed the Gamers, or making dumb satirical posts on his Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and Instagram accounts.


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