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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. [..]

Tokyo Game Show 20102

// September 22, 2010

The Tokyo Game Show 2010 convention took place last week during September 16-19 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. The convention’s main focus is on the gaming industry, each year giving game developers the chance to present their upcoming releases in games or gaming gear to public eyes. That aside, the event also has lots of cosplayers roaming around, so here are a few photos from the event. [..]

Animania Festival Sydney 20100

// September 17, 2010

The main Animania event took place in Sydney, Australia on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September. Animania has multiple events throughout the year but the highly anticipated Sydney ‘Main’ event hosts the final round for the World Cosplay Summit Team Australia competition. [..]

Cosplay Gen #02 Preview Is Out!3

// September 13, 2010

It’s time we show you a little preview of what’s coming up in Cosplay Gen #02 and how it’s going to look. Check out on our Shop page 30 pages of the 100 pages we have prepared in our second issue. Also, if you pre-order it right away you will also be getting a free copy of Otaku Play which includes an EbOY NY city poster and a DVD.

We hope you like it and stay tuned for more updates! [..]


We are pleased to announce that the second issue of Cosplay Gen has entered the DTP stage, and it will be launched in October. Cosplay Gen #2 will now have 100 pages full color and will include interviews and profiles of various cosplayers, such as Kanda Midori, ShanHuang, and Yolkler, a cover story featuring Skye, three extended tutorials, articles on fashion and cosplay photography, and also reviews of important cosplay events, such as Anime Expo and Cosfest IX.


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