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.
This year, Japanese fashion brand 6%DokiDoki celebrates its 15th anniversary. To commemorate fifteen years of kawaii fashion – and to share the brand’s unique look and philosophy with fans abroad – 6%DokiDoki will hold special fashion shows in five cities in four countries on three continents. They are calling the tour the Harajuku Kawaii Experience World Tour 2010!
On August 13-15, at Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center) took place one of the most awaited events for the otaku community in Japan and not only: Comiket 78, the summer edition. As far as the various photo galleries show, cosplay was again very well represented, in terms of both diversity, and quality. [..]
On August 7, in Sydney, Australia, took place another convention for the manga and anime fans: SMASH! According to the official website, the participants could enjoy art competitions, BJD events, art panels and workshops, cosplay events, maid cafe and many other activities. Certainly, loads of fun in there. [..]
Yesterday, in Nagoya, Japan’s preliminary round opened the long-awaited World Cosplay Championship. Out of the 15 participating countries, the winners were the group from Italy, which included Luca Buzzi, with a cosplay history of 7 years, and Giancarlo di Pierro, who’s been cosplaying for 4 years. Congratulations! [..]
As some of you may already know, the World Cosplay Summit has started in Japan today. On the first day they have the Cosplay Parade in Osu and on the second day they have the Cosplay Championship at Oasis 21, both in Nagoya. For those of you not able to attend the event, us included here, you can watch it online, live, on Ustream on the Cosplay Summit channel or by checking the embeded stream below. Tomorrow is the Cosplay Championship, we hope they’re going to livestream it too! [..]
This is a cosplay music video based on this Hatsune Miku – Rolling Girl video featuring cosplayer Cvy, whom you might also remember from the pilot issue of our magazine as White Rabbit from the Alice in Steampunkland feature, Kanasaiii, another talented cosplayer from Singapore, and with photos by Adrian Song, who was also featured in our pilot issue. The result is quite impressive and you can really see that they’ve put a lot of work into making it. [..]