The spring edition of Mondocon 2011 took place on May 14-15, at Hung Expo Center in Budapest, Hungary. There were lots of activities and contests, such as AMV, DDR, karaoke, drawing, gaming or fanfic. Of course, cosplay was among the highlights of the event, both on and off stage, and one could see cosplayers ranging from little kids up to entire families, enjoying the convention and having fun. [..]
Update: Looks like this one wasn’t hard for you guys at all. Yes indeedy folks, it’s OMI GIBSON with her Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell cosplay! We’re very proud to have her featured in our third issue! [..]
In the weekend of May 21/22, in Bucharest took place another edition of Otaku Festival, where Romanian fans all over the country gathered in the capital to celebrate their passion for Japanese culture. Of course, among workshops, video projections, J-music corner, games and various booths, cosplay could not miss. [..]
Cosplay: The Series continues with a more delicate issue, exploring the way in which sexual identity is regarded among teenagers. Ocha, the vice-leader of the cosplay group, accidentally discovers that her brother, Jati, is gay; and, when confronted with him, she suddenly leaves the room, leaving Jati with the impression that she is “like everyone else”. [..]
The magazine has safely landed in our hands and we’re very proud of how it came out, plus you gotta love the smell of a freshly printed copy! Soon, we will be posting a preview on our website. As of today we’ll start shipping out all the pre-orders to you guys. Those of you who haven’t ordered it yet can do so now through out Shop page! Thanks for the love and support! [..]
We feel we owe a lot to a wide community of worldwide cosplayers without whom we would still sob after superheroes/heroines existing only on screen, paper, in video games or OVAs. Now we believe that they truly walk the earth and are living all around us. You brought them closer than ever before. [..]
Sweden is stepping up the cosplay game this year with its the first Swedish Championship in Cosplay, which will be held at UppCon: 11 on the 5th of June, 2011. The final contestants have been picked from the four major conventions in Sweden: MeuwCon, UppCon (10), ConFusion and NärCon. Two more spots will be selected from an ongoing competition on the internet and four more contestants will be chosen at this year’s UppCon.
Update: Alright, it’s time we announce our winner for this week! Looks like this one wasn’t as easy as the first two cosplayers we posted, some thinking it was either Ju Tsukino or Yuki Lefay. But it wasn’t, and as some of you have guessed, it’s Pixelninja from Sweden with her Samus Aran from Metroid cosplay! [..]