The top cosplayer in Japan, Enako, who made over 50 million yen (US$482,742) from her work in 2020 has this week collaborated with Monthly Action to bring Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid's Tohru to life. The cosplayer wore the dragon maid outfit for a photoshoot for the magazine for this month's issue, with some preview images after the jump!
World Cosplay Summit Executive Office announced on May 22 that the world's largest cosplay event World Cosplay Summit 2021 (WCS2021) is set to be held on August 7 and 8, 2021, with a mix of online events and real events. Hit the jump for more details including an announcement PV!
The official website of the 11-member cosplay dance unit ArsMagna has posted a 110-second music video for their new single "Bim Bim Bump!" The dance tune features twin vocal harmonies by Akira Kanou and Takeru Kohinata. Watch their performance after the jump!
After collaborating with Weekly Shonen Magazine in January, Japan's top cosplayer Enako and BEASTARS' publisher Akita Shoten have announced that they will be continuing their Wild Kick with a full Enako-based photo book. Two previews were released from the upcoming book which can be seen after the jump!
The girls of Megami-ryou no Ryoubo-kun are coming to our world! As part of the lead-up to AnimeJapan 2021, the upcoming harem anime has announced six cosplayers taking on the "2.5D" roles of the show's lovely ladies. Meet them after the jump!
Tennis champion Naomi Osaka, who just won the Australian Open, has decided to challenge Sakura from Naruto to style challenge, with Osaka dying her hair a bright shade of pink. Osaka showed off her new hairstyle in an Instagram post that caught the attention of some of her more famous fans and friends. Slam the read more button to learn more.
Some of Japan's top models, cosplayers, and female actors appeared in this week's Weekly Playboy magazine in cosplays from One Piece in celebration of the manga series hitting 1,000 chapters. Featured in the huge collaboration is Japan's top cosplayer Enako, gravure model Ayako Inokuchi, Japanese fashion model Michopa, and many more, which all can be seen after the jump!
If you're in the mood to accessorize with some biologically-themed fashion items, then Cells at Work! and Premium Bandai will soon have you covered with an line of character goods including an oversized pouch, an oversized T-shirt, and a newsboy cap all designed to evoke the look of Platelets and Red Blood Cells from the popular manga and TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Demon Slayer star Akari Kito is showing you around her hometown, for all the best places to cosplay! The city of Nagoya has brought on the voice actress to promote its status as a "cosplay welcome town," where businesses and facilities welcome fans showing off their creative talents. Find out more, and see Kito's first video for the initiative, after the jump!