The Cosplay Gen team, in collaboration with cosplayers, photographers, and the illustrator of the magazine, Cristian Dirstar aka Akira, have made a series of 12 promotional cards containing information about cosplayers and Cosplay Gen. These cards will be distributed together with the magazine and also at the partner conventions from around the world.
Do you remember Mel and Bel, the two mischievous twins who brought so much distress among the members of Q-Cosushinkai? Oh well, they return in the 8th episode of Cosplay: The Series, but this time in a more peaceful manner. To everyone’s surprise, Vincent announces that their upcoming performance will also include Melinda, and Belinda (Mel and Bel). [..]
She studied photography and design at Parsons, graduating in 2007. She has an experience of over 10 years in the field of photography, being specialized in documenting cultures and places. She is currently one of the most talented cosplay photographers in the USA, and one sought by many cosplayers for her beautiful photos, which always prove her understanding of characters and her talent for amazing compositions. That’s right, we are talking about Judith Stephens, whose photos were also featured in Cosplay Gen. [..]
On May 27-30, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center took place the 2011 edition of FanimeCon, the largest anime convention in Northern California, in which over 16 000 fans could take part in a wide range of activities (varying from different panels, and artists’ alley, to games, music, and parties). Of course, cosplay could not miss from such an event, so the visitors could enjoy the Cosplay Spectacular Masquerade, or Akihabara-style FaniMaid Cafe, which this year celebrated its fifth birthday! [..]
As the title itself announces, the 6th episode of Cosplay: The Series brings Dark Clouds on the Horizon. I’m sure you all remember the thirty days deadline imposed on the cosplay club by the school headmistress. Oh well, the time is up, and they finally receive their club room back, as Mrs. Kartini is pleased with their work. [..]
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. [..]