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!
Haruhi Suzumiya from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is always remembered for wearing a black bunny costume besides her school uniform and her voice actress, Aya Hirano put one on at her birthday live show for her fans and posted the hot images on her blog, appropriately titled Live Alive. See the images after the jump!
Anaheim’s AX. Atlanta’s AWA. Baltimore’s Otakon. Tokyo’s Comiket. Ho Chi Minh City’s Manga Festival...Wait, what? Otaku USA's Fernando Ramos brings us a photo and cosplay filled report on the otaku scene in Vietnam! Get a look after the jump!
At the last moment of your life, how would you like your life to be celebrated? Fun-loving British biker Gary Pattison passed away 5 days after getting into an accident. 42-year-old Gary always requested his friends and family to attend his last service in fun cosplay and that was exactly what went on at his funeral. More after the jump.
For this week's special content, Hatsune Miku's 39ch YouTube channel interviews with cosplayer Chamaro and a photographer Muga Miyahara as they collaborate on work for a cosplay photobook featuring Miku cosplay. Wait until you see how they handle Miku's trademark twintails! Get a look after the jump.
We conclude our coverage of the recent Tokyo Game Show 2013 with a knockout photo gallery of wonderful and wacky anime and game character cosplayers courtesy of YATTAR JAPAN. Get an eyeful after the jump!
On September 25, Hiroshima Prefectural Police arrested a 39-year-old female company president on suspicion of selling four unauthorized cosplay jackets of the Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger characters. The company had produced more than 4,000 cosplay costumes without the permission of the copyright owners and earned about 300,000,000 yen (US$ 3 million) in five years. Hit the jump for more details.
Looks like a cosplay crafter got a bit too cute and prompted a cease and desist order, except not from one of the IP holders you might expect. Harrison Krix, a prop-builder and cosplayer, put together a camouflage outfit for DragonCon in Atlanta based off of the Marriot Marquis Atlanta's carpets. When he later attempted to sell his fabric, that incurred the wraith of the carpet's manufacturer. More after the jump.
The most featured anime title at Linkool/Rinku Nigiwai Festa 2013, which was held at Rinku Town Station Building in Izumisano-city, Osaka Prefecture, on September 21-23, were the Puella Magi Madoka Magica films. The visitors enjoyed checking a 1/1 scale Mami Tomoe statue, character goods store, original sweets inspired by the series, and a cosplay show. Check the photos from the event after the jump!
The world of Attack On Titan has given ample opportunity for people to run around in skin-tight muscle body suits at cons, wiped out 3DMG construction supplies from dollar-shops like Daiso in Japan, and given reasons to kick around Eren cosplayers in Levi cosplay. Now, a Japanese 63-year-old male decided to join the craze and showed off how good he looks as Commander Dot Pixis. See his cosplay after the jump!
“Itasha G Festa” is a crazy otaku event wherein automobiles, scooters, and bikes decorated with anime characters are besieged by car freaks and cosplayers alike. Start your engines and feast your eyes on a gallery of pics from this visually thrilling event after the jump!