Calling all Earth Conscious cosplayers! Dress up like Ma-Ti who as “Heart” is the smallest and youngest among the members of the Planeteers from the 90’s cartoon show Captain Planet. The pollution-fighting superhero Captain Planet can’t fight pollution without his team Kwame,Wheeler,Linka,Gi, andMa-Ti! Follow our guide, and we’ll have you looking fit enough to wear the Heart Ring in no time at all!
To get the cosplay costume of Ma-Ti get a Simplicity Black Wig, a Light-Up Gem Rings, Red Leather Bracelet, and Green Duck Feathers. For the clothing, wear a Planeteer T-Shirt under a Safari Waistcoat Jacket. Complete the look with RVCA Brown Shorts belted with a Canvas Belt and a cool pair of Converse Blue Chuck Taylors.
Ma-Ti dresses about how you might expect an Earth-loving Planeteer to dress. The key to this look? Khaki vest and khaki shorts. A hand drawn blue t-shirt will suffice if you’re in a hurry. If not, the Captain Planet logo t-shirt is readily available online. A pair of Converse sneakers or any sneakers honestly would do. Tie a couple of feathers to some red cording and pick a forearm to wrap it around. The supplies are easily found in any craft section.
If you already have short dark hair, you’re ahead of the game. If not, a wig can be purchased at any local costume shop. For group cosplay, you can’t create Captain Planet without all five team members! Include other Planeteers like, Wheeler, Gi, Kwame or Linka. Of course, if you’re into a darker side, an Eco-Villian is always an excellent choice. Be sure to check out our featured pics for more style ideas. Send in your own as well and show us you look!
Ma-Ti is merely one of 5 of Captain Planet’s Planeteers and the last to be summoned. Despite his youth, his keen intelligence at times makes him the first to see reason and truth. He is naturally empathetic and kindly. His Heart power brings balance to his fellow planeteers. Ma-Ti is gifted with telepathic powers and has the ability to communicate that way with both people and animals. It allows him to find lost team members or seek help from those around him.
His skill-set also includes the ability to help the others link back to Captain Planet, Hope Island, and Gaia. While he has the ability to control other humans, he very seldom takes advantage of this skill as he believes it to be morally reprehensible. Even with these strengths, Ma-Ti does have his limitations. Due to his age, he isn’t as physically strong as the other male planeteers. The power of his ring can also be blocked by negative thoughts and is useless against beings that lack compassion. Ma-Ti may be young, but it does nothing to dull his bravery.