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WTF Fridays: Mikasa takes on Colossal Titan!

Damage to the darier
Sep 12
// Hiroko Yamamura
This is just sick. Child abuse and Titan butt abuse in the same video. What is this world coming to? Also, what's with the bootleg Dj Snake and Lil Jon going on?
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Corgi power

This corgi's costume is over 9,000

Oh my dog
Aug 29
// Dale North
Cosplay? Corgsplay? With their long shape, oversized head, and ridiculous features, Welsh Corgis make the best costume dogs. And as members of the herding dog group, they're a perfect fit as scouter users. I almost couldn't b...

Otakon '14: Cosplay

Aug 13 // Jeff Chuang
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Otakon '14 Cosplay photo
Loving it live
Otakon 2014 flew by last weekend, in usual form, cramming way more content than what one can expect within a simple weekend. The cosplayers are out and baffling the crowd. The local baseball program even talked about it, and ...

AX '14: Cosplays

Jul 09 // Jeff Chuang
AX Cosplays photo
Including some esteemed guests!
It's really amazing how Anime Expo continues to be one of the most diverse cons when it comes to cosplaying things from anime and manga. For those of us canvassing the whole thing, note that while the count of Homestucks have...

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Beat Down Boogie

Beat Down Boogie's new cosplay video is full of summertime fun

Need to get to a waterpark stat!
Jun 18
// Josh Totman
Summertime is now upon us which means out with that bulky cosplay and into something a little more fun. By fun, I mean swimwear. Beat Down Boogie just released, what I'm calling, the beach episode of cosplay music videos. Recorded at Colossal Con in Sandusky, Ohio at Kalahari Waterpark resort. You can now see why I'm calling it what I'm calling it. 
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Attack on Titan

A Titan comes to Tokyo

Prance away Mr. Titan
Jun 09
// Josh Totman
D Piddy is out and around Tokyo trying to share his love of Attack on Titan. Some are accepting of it, while others are not. Either way, it makes for a hilarious video! In other news, I'M BACK!

Anime Next '14: Cosplay

Jun 09 // Jeff Chuang
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The Pool is open for business
Anime Next 2014 in Somerset, New Jersey, spotted some terrific weather. It was almost nicer outdoors than indoors because the air conditioning was having problems on Saturday at the Doubletree Hotel, where many of the panels ...

ANorth: Cosplay photo
ANorth: Cosplay

Anime North '14: Cosplay

Every con is going to have a bancho Mako this year huh
May 29
// Jeff Chuang
Anime North 2014 is one huge con this year, and the convention's parking lot proved to be a nice gathering place for all kinds of cosplayers. The sun beat down hard during Saturday's prime hours, but many persevered nonethele...

ACEN '14: The Cosplays

May 19 // Jeff Chuang
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Is that a ship daughter?
Over the weekend, midwest's cosplayers marched out en force at Anime Central 2014. Let's take a look after the jump. The trend with Titan doesn't seem to slow down, and there are a bunch of decent survey corps members roaming...

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WTF Fridays: I Want Candy

I'm feeling funny
Apr 25
// Hiroko Yamamura
I'm having far too much internal conflict now to give an opinion.
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Anime Boston

AB 2014: The Cosplayers

Dressed up or not, you gotta plan your day right
Mar 22
// Jeff Chuang
Anime Boston 2014 brings out the cosplayers from the US Northeast. If you look at what parades through the bigger cons' halls in the year, the earlier cons give you an indication of what's to come later in the year. Take a lo...
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Sailor Moon and doggy cosplay a match made in awww

Fighting mailmen by moonlight
Mar 12
// Pedro Cortes
Some days I wake up and think I've seen it all. Then I see something that I'm nowhere close. This is one of those days. Instagramer mayama-ya has made a habit of posting pictures of little doggies in cosplay. In particular, ...
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Now you can own a replica of Misato's gun holster

Eva Store has official holster up for pre-order now.
Mar 08
// Ben Huber
Are you a Misato cosplayer? Maybe you're a hardcore airsoft gun fan? Perhaps you're a combination of the two, and cosplay while taking out enemies in intense airsoft battles? I have good news for you -- an official gun holste...
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Girl Fight: Akiba holds ladies-only BlazBlue tournament

Sorry boys!
Feb 15
// Amber Hunt
On February 10th, there was a tournament for the game BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma in e-Sports Square Akihabara. However, this contest was different from a normal one. The BlazBlue tournament was all girls. That's right, n...
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Kill la Kill

Some amazing Kill la Kill cosplay

I love cosplayers, don't you?
Feb 13
// Amber Hunt
Last weekend, there was a Kill la Kill gathering at the Winter Wonder Festival figure event! Any time there is a convention or anime based event, you know what the calls for. Lots and lots of cosplay! I used to be a cosp...
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Love Live

Kanto snowfall strands Love Livers, snow-covered lines

So to make a SNOW HALATION joke
Feb 08
// Jeff Chuang
In Japan, Love Live is probably the fastest growing seiyuu idol media-mix franchise today, drawing tens of thousands to their live events with just a couple years since its inception. Their sold-out Saitama Super Arena live y...
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Cosplayers reenact Beyond the Boundary idol dance

Who said Beyond the Boundary was pointless?
Feb 01
// Karen Mead
Hey, remember that crazy filler episode of Beyond the Boundary where the whole crew tries to take down a monster by distracting it with an idol dance number? I seem to recall spending way more time writing about that inciden...
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Kill la Kill

Kill la Kill jacket is up for grabs

Get Ryuko's jacket from Cospa!
Jan 31
// Amber Hunt
Correct me if I'm wrong, but most people are Kill la Kill fans! This anime got popular really quick, and just about everyone I know loves the series a lot! I need to watch the show myself. Even though I haven't yet, I can spo...
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Cosplayers really can make a change

This little girl is proof
Jan 23
// Amber Hunt
I always love seeing a group of people come together and help children who are sick. When that group of people happen to be cosplayers, it makes me love it even more! When people can take such loveable characters and use it ...
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Sacanime finally gets 10,000 attendees

Let's celebrate by watching this video!
Jan 09
// Amber Hunt
It seems these days you cannot go to a convention without seeing someone dressed up as their favorite character. Trust me, there's nothing wrong with that. Not only do I personally attend conventions with the intent to see g...
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Attack on Titan

Cospa names Attack on Titan top cosplay seller

That jacket!
Jan 04
// Josh Tolentino
One of the cool things about cosplay's increasing profile is that it's no longer exclusive to people who can make their own costumes. While the best pro cosplayers and their bespoke outfits certainly deserve the props they ge...
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Shingeki no Kyojin

Attack on Titan cosplayers are dedicated

Do we need a new word for this?
Dec 17
// Amber Hunt
Dressing up is one thing, but these fans like to express their love for shows through a different way. Cosplay has become one the biggest things in the nerd community this year. It's hard to go to conventions and just see pe...
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Brooklyn Robotworks brings your favorite bots to life

Where's my Gypsy Danger?
Nov 27
// Pedro Cortes
There's always some guy at a convention that tries to look like a robot. Whether there's a bit of effort or a simple Cardboard Gundam, you're bound to find somebody clomping around in a suit. While that's all well and good, t...
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Never have you seen a Link so confused.
Heading to the ExCel Centre for MCM London Comic Con isn't all about buying pricey import goods and hearing about the latest anime titles to be licensed, no sir! As is the case with all conventions that are vaguely anime-rela...

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This year's Kawasaki Halloween Parade is a glorious treat

Kawasaki City's inhabitants know how to get into the holiday spirit
Oct 29
// Salvador GRodiles
Halloween may be on the 31st of October, but that's not stopping the people of Kawasaki City from having their yearly parade before Hallow's Eve engulfs our lives. Overall, the attendees at the event continue to put on a grea...
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Popular Malaysian cosplayer now a murder suspect

Cosplay community deeply saddened
Oct 24
// Amber Hunt
Ng Yuk Tim, a 15-year-old girl from Malaysia went missing not too long ago. Now, the missing girl has been found dead. The man who allegedly murdered her is apparently a big One Piece fan; the 23-year-old suspect ...
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Video: 40 minutes of Dragon Con cosplay

Beat Down Boogie strikes again
Oct 14
// Tim Sheehy
The folks at Beat Down Boogie threw together a lengthy montage of cosplay from Dragon Con 2013 with nearly 40 minutes of footage, and while the convention lends itself to the Western market, there are a few anime cosplayers ...
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NYCC Cosplay

NYCC 2013: Cosplays

Samples from Thursday
Oct 11
// Jeff Chuang
New York Comic Con 2013 is underway. Building on prior years, Thursday is now a full day for a lot of the vendors and events at the con, and the crowd is out in force. Compared to last year even, the exhibit hall floors are w...
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Video: Epic cosplay from AWA 2013 part 2

More cosplay goodness from AWA!
Oct 08
// Ben Huber
Here's a second helping of cosplay from Anime Weekend Atlanta, courtesy of Beat Down Boogie (the first video is here). There was quite a lot of amazing cosplay at AWA, and it makes me sad I wasn't there! ...
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Video: Epic cosplay from AWA 2013 part 1

Dat steady cam...
Oct 08
// Tim Sheehy
The folks at Beat Down Boogie have released their latest "Epic Cosplay" videos. The videos were filmed during Anime West Atlanta 2013 late last month. You can catch the first of the two parts above, and we'll have the second...

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