A video from a recent cosplay show in Japan hosted at the Nicofarre venue is creating quite a buzz since all the cosplayers in the video are actually males! Japanese cosplay social network Cure and Nico Nico Douga teamed up for a regular cosplay runway show called Tokyo Niconico Cospllection and this Free! act was apparently at the November 16th event. Enjoy the awkwardly embarrassing yet blissful cosplay in action after the jump!
Sometimes the general populace greets cosplay with welcome amusement, and sometimes if you try to mix otaku culture with other society, disaster occurs. The classic example for that is when Florida's Metrocon shared a convention center with Red Bull Flugtag. And now, on a smaller scale, mingling crowds from Anime Festival Asia and a church service resulted in police being called. More after the jump.
BlizzCon 2013, held at the Anaheim Convention Center, may have wrapped up a few days ago, but the memory lives on via a new video showcasing some of the stunning StarCraft, Warcraft, and Diablo cosplay found at the show. Watch after the jump!
Kill La Kill seems to be made to challenge cosplayers and already we're seeing plenty of daring fans picking up the gauntlet. Photographer RICO captured some of these fans in a shoot of the Elite Four, posted on Twitter. Get a look after the jump.
Out of all the great characters voice actor/singer Mamoru Miyano has voiced, many fans choose Okabe Rintaro, a.k.a. the lunatic mad scientist Hōōin Kyōma and Okarin to adorable Mayuri from STEINS;GATE as their favorite. Now imagine Miyano himself cosplaying the leader of the Future Gadget Laboratory? Are you ready to burst out the Kyoma laugh? Come see the image after the jump!
This year’s World Cosplay Summit may have concluded this summer, but the memory live on in a new photo book edited and supervised by the WCS. Get a sneak peek inside, courtesy of YATTAR JAPAN, after the jump!
Kill La Kill character designer Sushio has been busy disseminating tributes to the Trigger anime. Among the the fan art and cosplay, one of the more novel items was a trio of series' female leads recreated as Lego figures. Check them out after the jump.
A new video takes you behind the scenes within 48 hours of making and launching five seperate Gatchaman (classic rather than Crowds) Cosplays. Watch the team suit up wiith Dan Louie as Ryu the Owl, Yuto Akaboshi as Eagle Ken, Aaron Ng as Jinpei the Swallow, Jesse Yu as Joe the Condor and Linda Le as Jun The Swan after the jump.
In commemoration of Culture Day, Narita International Airport held a special one-day cosplay event titled "Culture Day: Cool Japan in Narita Airport" yesterday. The event provided photo sessions for Japanese cosplayers and actual cosplay experiences for foreign tourists. Hit the jump for more.
Far from being amateur night for cosplayers, a sea of impressive designs washed over the streets of Tokyo this Halloween for events such as the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, which drew over 100,000 revelers. Check out of the outfits after the jump.
One version of Captain Levi from Attack On Titan that has been very popular is Cleaning Levi seen in episode 15 of the series. Many cosplayers choose to cosplay this version and they are always in search of a perfect location for a photoshoot. Toshimaen in Tokyo has addressed the high demand and created the window that Cleaning Levi opened in the episode! See the image after the jump!
In her latest tutorial, divisive Japanese vlogger Asahi Sasaki demonstrates how to use makeup to transform yourself into the titular heroine of Hayao Miyazaki's proto-Studio Ghibli classic Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind. Get a look after the jump.
In GakAttack's latest effects short, conventions and cosplaying meets situations comedy and tokatsu action for a geek version of "How I Met Your Mother." See the results after the jump.
Business Insider had a fun article about "The Costume Every Teen Is Wearing To New York Comic Con," where unambitious the outfit at last weekend's geek-fest in question proved to be Attack on Titan uniforms. Howerver, they also put together an amusing video package in which they asked cosplayers about their day jobs. Get a look after the jump.
A few months ago, a fan-made Attack On Titan video featuring K-Pop song This Love by Shinhwa made the news and now there's a cosplayer performance to go with it! Plus, a teaser for the next version of this song that we may be able to look forward to in the future. Watch the video after the jump!