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Breaking Down: Cosplay0

// March 10, 2011

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. [..]

Shipping delays for US readers0

// February 7, 2011

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!

Thank you for 20101

// December 24, 2010

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. [..]

Cosplay Gen #03 is in the works!4

// December 20, 2010

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 Unmasked0

// October 12, 2010

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.


// September 25, 2010

From the Japanese cosplayers nominated by overseas fans, No.1 cosplayer will be chosen by you. The 2010 best Japanese cosplayer will be able to take part in the “Comic Party (in Thailand)” and Asian country’s cosplay party. [..]

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