Iroh is the youngest general in United Forces history, the son of Fire Lord Izumi, the grandson of Lord Zuko, and the grandnephew of Azula and Kiyi. A firebending master and skilled military leader, Iroh played a crucial role in the battle for Republic City in 170 AG, in which he fought on despite losing his fleet.
To best honest, I didn’t know any of this when my friends approached me about cosplaying General Iroh from The Legend of Korra. I just remember checking him out on my phone and thinking that he looked serious and had nice hair.
I could roll with that.
Little did I know that cosplaying General Iroh would lead to a bunch of amazing friendships, stories, and me watching the series until the very end.
My General Iroh cosplay represents the first cosplay that I used a sewing machine for. Before this, everything was painstakingly hand sewn 😛
Photos taken by MineralBlu.
General Iroh has three badges with tassels on them below his left chest pocket. The first badge is a blue square, the second is a green diamond, and the third is a magenta rectangle. These are little details that one might not notice watching the The Legend of Korra, but for someone like me, they… View Article