No thunder stone could make him evolve into something this cool. Meet Pikachu in the style of a Japanese Mecha!
While some people have been calling this Pikachu Warrior, it sort of reminds us of the complex designs of the Aeons in the Final Fantasy series. Imagine a Pikachu-Bahamut crossover, now that would be something. This pic was taken by Rin at Anime North 2012.
Thanks to everyone at Fashionably Geek for pointing us towards this story. There’s more cosplay fun at Kickass Wonder Woman Cosplay: Wonderous Indeed and The Coolest GLaDOS Cosplay Yet.