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.
In 2014, representatives from 22 nations gathered in Nagoya to crown the champions of the the annual World Cosplay Summit, with Team Russia eventually taking the prize. WCS has posted an hour-long look at the emotional journey to get there in the documentary "World Cosplay." Check it out after the jump.
Marina Nagasawa (DOB - October 8, 1995. listed statistics, 153cm, F cup) calls herself a a "gouhou (legal) loli" idol. She's been in the Houkago Princess schoolgirl-themed unit and was named "miss iD 2016" for her personalized take on part-timer work. Recently, she grabbed the attention of otaku and passed 100,000 Twitter followers with her take on cosplaying the snail-child Mayoi Hachikuji from the Monogatari series. Get a look after the jump.
Character costume company Cospa is ready to release the male and female uniforms of the Ashford Academy from the 2008 TV anime Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 in late September. The uniform samples will be displayed at the upcoming Wonder Festival Summer event on July 24. Check the details after the jump.
Taking the "sun's out guns out" directive in a different direction, @nama_gundam, the cosplayer you might recognize from their annual cosplaying snowboarding venture, this weekend took the Gundam and Zaku suits out for some armed fun on the survival game course. Meanwhile, a whole fleet of Kancolle Shimazake cosplayers gathered at Mie Prefecture's Cosmic Light Industry studio before setting sortieing out to the beach for more photos.
While you might think The Man would be for A-Rise, this weekend, A-kon, one of North America's largest anime conventions, was held in Dallas, Texas, and at the event, a group of Big D's finest got to show where their school allegiances really stand. Get a look after the jump.
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.