ACOS, a Japanese company specializing in otaku fashion and cosplay accesories, has partnered with Nintendo to create a new line of costumes to turn adult men and women into Mario and Luigi from the Super Mario Bros. video games. Hit the jump to check out the outfits.
With the inclusion of Canada and Sweden as Observer Nations, it was 28 nations/regions that gathered in Nagoya last weekend to crown the champions of the 2015 World Cosplay Summit. Today, maidigitv posted a look at Team Italy's (Manuel Capitani and Luca Buzzi) second place Evangelion work and the US's ( Alpacosplay and Yummy Gamorah) third place Paradise Kiss. Get a look after the jump.
With the inclusion of Canada and Sweden as Observer Nations, it was 28 nations/regions that gathered to crown the champions of the 2014 World Cosplay Summit. Thousands gathered to watch the contestants join the annual parade to the Osu Kannon temple, and following being judged by a panel, Team Mexico came out on top! Get a look after the jump.
TPP is a free trade deal between the U.S., Canada, and 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific to eliminate tariffs and synchronize regulations. Potent consequences for lower environmental regulations and higher medicine costs have been very controversial. Its copyright agreements' potential effect on creative fan endeavors like doujinshi and cosplay has also been a concern, with manga author Ken Akamatsu being among the prominent voices raising the issue.
First, celebrities masked their identities with cosplay to attend San Diego Comic Con. Now, they're doing it for e-sporting event with original slasher Scream Queen, Studio Ghibli dub vet and general star Jamie Lee Curtis attending fighting game event Evolution Championship Series (EVO) as Street Fighter's Vega, along with mockumentary legend husband Christopher Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest as Tekken's Dr. Bosconovitch and the rest of her family as DJ and Makoto.
Cosplay accessory maker Cospatio is releasing a set of clothing that will help cosplayers to dress up as the upgraded "Kai" versions of Kitakami and Ōi, a pair of torpedo cruiser girls from the Kancolle TV anime and web browser game. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new line of cosplay accessories from Cospatio will allow fans of Sound! Euphonium to toot their own horns (metaphorically speaking) as their favorite characters from the new TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
One of the more difficult aspects of cosplay is replicating an anime character's unique hairstyle in real life. Now thanks to a line of premium wigs from ACOS, cosplayers can more easily represent their favorite members of Sailor Moon Crystal's team of heroines. Hit the jump to learn more.