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Great Job, Internet!: Adam Savage transforms into a cuddly Totoro for New York Comic Con

At San Diego Comic Con earlier this year, cosplay devotee and former Mythbusters host Adam Savage paraded around as the bear from The Revenant, dragging a fake Leo DiCaprio carcass alongside him. For the New York gathering, he went as a much sweeter fuzzy creature. Savage walked the floor as Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved Totoro, and received more hugs than knowing giggles. “The Revenant bear was a great joke and I got a round of applause from the vendors, which is hardened group,” he told The A.V. Club once out of costume last Friday. “Totoro is based on nothing but love,” as you can see from the below adoration:

Though Savage is a Miyazaki fan himself, he explained that he got the idea from a someone who had posted on his Tested website, ultimately building the spirit’s body like a “Chinese lantern” made up of concentric circles constructed …

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