Cosplay

Image: ranakino, 23monokuro10, Ryh1n This weekend, Comic Market wrapped up in Japan. Besides self-produced manga and art, Comiket is famous for all the cosplayers it attracts. This year’s summer event did not disappoint. Cosplayers turned out in droves. Have a look at some of the standouts. Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement
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RTX, Rooster Teeth’s big annual convention, was held in Austin earlier this month, and amidst the panels and live shows was some very good cosplay. Here’s a selection of the best of it, thanks to Mineralblu, who was there taking pictures (and video) for us. Blizzard, please make “Baby Bjorn Dad 76" an official skin,
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Image by Vectorlit Reader Stephen Hancock was cosplaying as a Monty Python character at Gen Con earlier in the month. I’d tell you just who it was, but the name is too long for our publishing platform to fit in an opening paragraph. So I’ll have to put it here. It’s Johann Gambolputty de von
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Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIFCosplay by Zibartas Or, more specifically, just look at the metal arm on this guy. This is Zibartas with a truly astonishing piece of work, replicating Doomfist’s artificial limb from the lights to the mechanics. Yes, I know it’s not the same size
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Photo: Spiral Cats Spiral Cats, South Korea’s cosplaying superstars, are back with another excellent Overwatch cosplay. This time, it has a pro gaming flavor. Tracer and D.Va’s New York Excelsior Overwatch skins come to life in a most impressive way. Not only are the outfits on point, but as usual, Spiral Cats’ props are, too.
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Last year, photographer (and games blogger) Stéphane You was kind enough to show us some of the cosplay that went down at one of Europe’s biggest nerd shows. He’s now done the same for this year’s show, so thanks Stéphane! France's Cosplay Is Très Bien Japan Expo, one of the biggest anime shows on the planet,
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Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIF Money has been finding its way into the cosplay community for years now, but usually it’s been in the form of sponsorships or paid appearances, not—as Arby’s has just done—directly joining in on the fun. What It's Like To Cosplay For Money
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Photo: Maruo Kono (Red Bull Japan) Bodybuilder Taichi Shimizu already does an excellent Zangief cosplay. So put him in a public bathhouse, and the cosplay looks like the downtime during Street Fighter II. These photos were taken by photographer Maruo Kono for a Red Bull shoot. Photo: Maruo Kono (Red Bull Japan) Photo: Maruo Kono
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Photo by sophieriis I like cosplay. But as we’ve explored recently, I have a special spot in my heart for meme cosplay. Some Very 2018 Cosplay I love this so much. Read more Read Especially when it involves actual quality cosplay! In this case some Sailor Moon buyer’s remorse. Neptune is tanzoir, Usagi is mathildesommer
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Lady Zero and her partner Narcisse are, as we’ve established, two of the best Square Enix cosplayers on the planet. A fact we’re reminded of tonight with Lady’s absolutely perfect take on FFXIII’s Lightning. Lady Zero did pretty much everything here (though the wig was styled by Narcisse), crafting it all over a five-month period.
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Kamui ain’t done with the show-stopping Monster Honter cosplay. Look At This Damn Monster Hunter Cosplay German cosplay superstar Kamui, who we last saw with some of the best StarCraft work we’d ever… Read more Read Her Zinogre armour from March was incredible, especially the way it lit up, but she’s already back with an
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Two of the most hated characters in British kid’s literature are Professor Umbridge from Harry Potter and Ms. Trunchbull from Roald Dahl’s Matilda. This cosplay shoot, for probably the first and only time ever, imagines what it would look like if they became best friends and hung out. Let this be a reminder that while
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Cosplayer Oh My Sophii wanted to try something a bit different with her Raven outfit, and so instead of just straight copying the character’s appearance from the TV show and comics went with a more regal tone. With original plans to draw up a “high fashion” Raven, Sophii’s sketches eventually led her towards a “Queen
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Cosplay by Team Paraluna | Photo by Jeroen Weimar Team Paraluna are a pair of cosplaying friends from the Netherlands who are responsible for these terrific Overwatch costumes. There’s so much detail here. Witch Mercy’s garments are airbrushed to look worn, while her book was hand-made with actual pages (it’s not just a block). Dragon
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Yes, that’s cosplay. This is Aussie cosplayer Scrap Shop Props with a 1:1 Doom Space Marine, which just won best in show at the Supanova expo in Sydney. Cosplay by Scrap Shop Props | Photo by Steamkittens If that’s not enough, he’s also responsible for one of the biggest and best Reinhardts I’ve ever seen,
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Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIF Here’s Russian cosplayer Polina Vishnevskaya with some absolutely incredible Warhammer 40K work. Oh Man This Warhammer 40K Cosplay Nearly every piece of Warhammer 40K cosplay you see is some kind of human character, being all grim … Read more Read She’s cosplaying as
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