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We know we’re a bit late with this one, but here’s the interview with our first Community’s Choice contest’s second place winner, Arianne Gonzaga from Philippines. [..]

Acksonl (CA)2

// March 18, 2012
Cosplay Gen: Can you tell us a few introductory words about yourself?
Acksonl: I work for a large Canadian retailer during the day, fight crime at night, and shoot cosplay on weekends... [..]

A Steampunk Diva: Lizbit2

// February 4, 2012
An admirer of Steampunk, bringing to life characters who seem teleported right from the Victorian era, Canadian model Lizbit surely knows how to put together outfits that are at the same time retro and sexy, elegant and coquettish. I am particularly fond of Steampunk and I discovered her works by pure chance, while doing some research; and when seeing her Lady Mechanika, it was love at first sight with her Steampunk cosplays. [..]

Cosplay Gen‘s first Community’s Choice contest ended a while back, and here we are with an interview with our third place winner, Seranaide from Italy! She won the contest with her Hizaki from Versailles cosplay! [..]

Lina Lau ( London / Hong Kong)4

// October 25, 2011
Cosplaying and holidays can have a lot in common if you are ready to prepare well beforehand. Leather and furs in hot summer, and sleeveless in the winter because you can’t be choosy if you’re close to the perfect backdrop. Infectious enthusiasm and a supporting crew is the fuel behind every effort put into refined and exquisite propmaking. Cosplaying in Hong Kong and elsewhere is much more than mere competitive drive or just wanting to outshine everybody else. [..]

In August 2011, Eric Greer participated as a media team director in the Otakuthon convention in Montréal, Québec, together with Christine Lee, and interviewed the famous cosplayer Yaya Han, who was also featured in the first issue of Cosplay Gen. [..]

Tasha (KR)5

// September 19, 2011
TASHA from Korea is a hyper spiral cat. So, get a glimpse into the never ending rehearsals, endless presentations and utter exhaustion going on backstage and on-stage. But look at the stunning results! Sheryl Nome’s galactic fairy wardrobe might lie close at hand and wig styling may open up a new world of curly whiplash wonders. Teamwork and group decisions are vital for choosing the best match, and photographers are always key players themselves. [..]

Hakuren-Naoki [Cosplayer]5

// September 1, 2011

This time, Cosplay Gen presents Hakuren-Naoki, a young and promising cosplayer from Thailand, who has already begun to be acknowledged in this hobby, participating in various cosplay events, the most recent one being in Indonesia, where she also had a photo session together with Kaname and the photographer Hexlord. If you want to find out about her experiences as a cosplayer, read the interview below. [..]

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