Starting this issue, Cosplay Gen will have a special column, “Worldwide Fans”, dedicated to our fans on this group, whom we’d like to promote in the pages of our magazine. This column will cover two pages and will include photos arranged in a mosaic-like pattern (reference).
Breaking Down: Cosplay is a 6-part web series following Jordan O’Leary into the fascinating world of cosplay, taking up a costume at a convention for the first time, having his picture taken and talking to all sorts of folks at the convention about this hobby. It’s certainly not the most professional and accurate, but it offers a pretty good perspective from an outsider’s point of view. [..]
We have an important announcement to make to our readers from the US territories: due to new additional security measures imposed by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the total time it will take for our magazine to get to you will reach up to 4-6 weeks. As of January, all our packages dispatched for the US will be sent with a tracking number (free of charge) for localization in case of delays or lost packages. We’re sorry for the inconvenience!
In other news, our third issue is almost done, we’ll be coming back soon with more details. Keep a watch out!
The Cosplay Gen team would like to thank you, our readers, cosplayers, photographers, collaborators and partners for all the love and support you’ve shown us in 2010, together with you, we’ve made possible this wonderful project. [..]
We are happy to announce that we are currently working on the third issue of Cosplay Gen. We’d like to thank everyone who sent their submissions to our e-mail address. As we received a lot of them, unfortunately we couldn’t answer to all of them individually, but be sure we read each and every of your e-mails.
Good news! Cosplay Gen #02 finally got back from the printers and here’s yet another preview, this time of the physical copy, for you guys to see what to expect. The packages are currently being made and will be sent out on Monday, so look out the following weeks, an issue might just drop by your door! Lots of thanks to all our readers and contributors .Thank you for your patience! We can’t wait to hear your feedback!
‘Cosplay Heroes Unmasked‘ is a close look at the phenomenon of cosplay in south east Asia. Animax goes behind the scenes of a regional cosplay competition to look at the lives and passions of young cosplayers who pursue their hobby relentlessly.
Lots of thanks to all our contributors, who always help us to deliver quality content for our readers, and also to everyone who has already preordered the magazine. The second issue of Cosplay Gen has just been sent to the printers; and on October 21 will begin the worldwide distribution.
The bonus period, where you could get a free copy of Otaku Play, is officially over, but you can still pre-order the magazine from our Shop page where you can also find a 30 pages preview of the second issue.
We will keep you updated with information on our website, so just stay tuned.