Cosplay notables VampyBitMe and Livia Chu (along with a cameo by Yoshi Sudarso, the blue ranger from Power Rangers Dino Charge) square off as Alice Nakiri and Ikumi Mito in a Shokugeki (a cooking duel) recreation of the culinary action from Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. Check out the results after the jump.
The official website for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions has announced that special one day only screening events of the film will be held at selected nine theaters in Japan on May 13. The audience will be allowed to bring chemical light sticks, do cosplay, and cheer their favorite characters on the screen. Hit the jump for more details.
NJ.com: True Jersey has profiled an artist with an unusual college degree. Cori "Lady" Main, of Cherry Hill has used the "contract process" at the University of Hartford in Connecticut to get a degree in cosplay. "I created the curriculum, then went over it with the dean," Main said. "It's a combination of art, performance, and special effects work." More after the jump.
A recent run-in between cosplaying tourists and the locals has resulted in an blanket cosplay ban being instituted on the premises of the former Kamioka Elementary School in Ibaraki Prefecture, an "anime pilgrimage" destination associated with Girls und Panzer. Hit the jump to learn more.
For a bit of April Fool's Day fun, model / actress Rena Nōnen published a photo on her official blog which features her cosplaying as all 6 of the Matsuno brothers from Mr. Osomatsu. Hit the jump to check it out.