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    Saturday August 20, 2016
  • MAiDiGiTV Introduces Cosplayers From Comiket 90 And World Cosplay Summit

    Following last weekend's Comiket, MANTAN WEB's video channel started posting videos of cosplayers from the event including Love Live!, Kancolle, some amazing Puyo Puyo, and, or course Re:Zero

    Following last weekend's Comiket, MANTAN WEB's video channel started posting videos of cosplayers from the event, Also, earlier in the month, with new inclusions of India, the first participating nation from South Asia and Switzerland, representatives for 30 countries gathered in Nagoya  to crown the champions of the 2016 World Cosplay Summit, and join the city's annual parade to the Osu Kannon temple. MAiDiGiTV also just added videos of the parade.

  • Monday August 15, 2016
  • Mobile Games Inspire Muscular Cosplay At Comiket

    Last weekend's event was a display of all sorts of shapes and sizes... including the impressively muscled

    Cosplay at Comiket isn't the same as it is at American conventions. Rather than for wandering around, it's for designated areas, with plenty of rules on where to costumes can be worn and where to change. On the other hand, cosplay is still cosplay, and as such , last weekend's event was a display of all sorts of shapes and sizes... including the impressively muscled. More after the jump.

  • Sunday August 14, 2016
  • Otaku Find Windows 10 Upgrade Notification A Lot More Forgivable As A Sexy Cosplayer

    Meet the star of Comiket 90 cosplay

    Toko (CV Ai Nonaka) didn't exactly make a good first impression on Japanese PC users. Like their English speaking counterparts, her notifications insisting that they upgrade their OSes didn't exact endear her to local techies. The adjective "unforgivable" seems to get applied a lot. There was also a meme earlier this year involving photoshops of it causing disasters as mecha anime robots prepare to attack. Still, the upgrade notification was the star of this weekend's Comiket 90.

  • Monday August 8, 2016
  • Indonesian Duo Takes Top Prize At World Cosplay Summit

    Representatives from 30 nations gather in Nagoya

    With the new inclusions of India and Switzerland, representatives for 30 countries gathered in Nagoya last weekend to crown the champions of the 2016 World Cosplay Summit. For the first time, the organization did a two-stage event, with semi-finals on Saturday and an eight-team finals on Sunday, leading to Indonesia's representatives being named champion for their Trinity Blood performance, followd by Denmark with The Angel of Elhalmburg and France with Love Live!

  • Friday August 5, 2016
  • Cosplay Dance Unit ArsMagna's First Starring Film "ArsMagna Kiki Ippatsu!" Trailer

    Theme song "EverYell" will be released on September 21

    The official website of five-member cosplay dance unit ArsMagna today posted a two-minute full trailer for their first starring film The Movie: ArsMagna Kiki Ippatsu (Narrow Escape)! to be released at 12 theaters in Japan for a limited time of one week from September 17. Check the clip after the jump!

  • Thursday August 4, 2016
  • Cosplayers Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Office in Japan

    World Cosplay Summit now underway in Nagoya, Japan

    The World Cosplay Summit is now underway in Nagoya! And as part of the festivities, a group of eight cosplayers from around the globe paid a visit to the hallowed halls of Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs! Watch a reel of video highlights after the jump!

  • Friday July 29, 2016
  • Gainax Supervises Cosplay Photo Studio in Akihabara

    Over 340,000 cosplayers are reportedly active in Japan

    Tokyo-based company Ookaze no Okorusama will open its own cosplay photo studio "Ohkaze Shashinkan @Akiba produced by GAINAX" in Akihabara at 10:00 am on August 2. As the name suggests, the cosplay-oriented studio is supervised by acclaimed anime production company Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gurren Lagann). Hit the jump for more details. 

  • Tuesday July 26, 2016
  • Deodorant Maker Has Some Bad Ideas About Cosplay

    In time for San Diego Comic Con, Secrets opts not to help the conversation

    Usually, when deodorant is mentioned in the same breath as pop culture conventions, it's in regards to encouraging geeks to consider hygiene when they're about to spend a long day crowded in with other like-minded individuals. Timed for last weekend's San Diego Comic-Con, Secret's social media promotion took a different approach. More after the jump.