9 'Game of Thrones' cosplayers who nail their show counterparts


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This Jon Snow cosplayer looks eerily similar to Kit Harington's show version.

Cosplaying - the art of creating costumes and role playing - has always been popular among fantasy communities.

But HBO's "Game of Thrones" adaptation has been an increasingly popular choice for crafty fans. 

From sewing elaborate dresses to assembling custom armor, "Game of Thrones" cosplayers often spend months getting their costumes just right. Bearing a physical resemblance to the character is also key. 

We've searched high and low to find cosplayers who have not only recreated the "Game of Thrones" costumes, but also look like they truly belong in the world of Westeros.

Let's take a look.