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If there was one Japanese streetfashion genre that has truly evolved, it has to be Lolita. Browsing the Gothic and Lolita Bible (or simply GLB) volume by volume, one could readily see the changes the fashion has gone through. The earlier look of Lolita is plain in terms of print but lavish in lace. The style is more to the Gothic and/or Classic side; black, white, deep red and blue were popular colors. [..]

LennethXVII (SG)0

// December 1, 2011
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Creating costumes on your own is not just dress-making. LennethXVII tells us a gripping tale of pushing ahead in the face of incredible odds, measured in sacrifice and immense perseverance that every cosplayer will appreciate. Growing up in a cosplay world entails challenges that only now we can fully recognize. Sleepless nights, constant precision work and tireless improvisation are needed to bring forth such glamorous divas. [..]

Cosplayer: Callesto3

// November 25, 2011
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We are delighted to present one of Cosplay Gen’s newest friends, Callesto, a talented cosplayer from New York, USA, who has already gathered over seven years in this hobby. She also contributed to Cosplay Gen #04, with an Ichihara Yuuko (xXx HoLic) wig-styling tutorial, available in the latest issue of the magazine. [..]

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As we previously announced in our Cosplay Mania ’11 post, the folks over at Cosplay Mania held a photography contest which the Cosplay Gen staff got to judge. The decision was pretty a tough one to make, considering there were a lot of great photos among the 20 contestants who submitted their photos, but in the end we managed to select 3 winners out of them! We’re proud to announce that the first place winner will be featured on a two-page spread in Cosplay Gen #05! [..]

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I’m sure you all remember the Q-Cosushinkai crew, who were the protagonists of Cosplay: The Series. To the joy of many of you, they returned in a second season packed with adventure, thrill, and surprises who will definitely take your breath away. [..]

DEES (HK,China)1

// November 14, 2011
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Her Hong Kong cosplaying expertise reenacts stylish and sophisticated male characters from a wide selection. Ishida Mitsunari from Sengoku Basara 3 comes to life after tedious and relentless work and advanced armor making. We learn that good backdrops and proper locations are hard to find, but once you’re there, nothing can stop her becoming Hotaru from Zone-00, a rather slick and complicated kind of guy. Tailored smoothness comes to town. [..]
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We know we have a considerable lag in updating our website and answering the tons of e-mails addressed to us, and we would like to sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Of course, there is a sane reason for all this, due mainly to a very hectic period, with lots of things happening – we will talk about them in detail in some further posts. [..]

COSPLAY GEN #04 PREVIEW5

// October 31, 2011
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Freshly arrived from the printers, Cosplay Gen #04 invites you to discover the wonderful stories of cosplayers and photographers from all he corners of the world, presenting you with names such as Yuegene Fay (TH), Kira Winter (CH), Hagaren (CH), Meagan Marie (USA), or Shuichi Shindou (RU), among others.
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