G-STAR 2014 show models

Video of promotional models at Game Show & Trade, All-Round (G-STAR) 2014 at Busan Exhibition & Convention Center, South Korea. The annual exhibition – celebrating its 10th anniversary this year – is one of the biggest of its kind in Asia.

Comiket 86 Cosplay etc.

Comiket, or Comic Market, is the world’s largest dōjinshi (aka self-published books/manga/art) fair, held twice a year in Tokyo, Japan. The most recent Comiket, the Comiket 86, was held on August 15-17, 2014. Over half a million people attended the event. Photos by Rocketnews.

Comiket 86 crowd

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Seoul Motor Show 2013 promotional models

Promotion girls at the biennial Seoul Motor Show in April 2013 – i.e. Kim Ha-yul, Sim Min-hee, Go Jung-ah, Eun Bin, Seo Jin-ah, Ju Da-ha, Choi Seul-gi, Hwang In-ji, Choi Byul-i, Min Seo-hee, Lee Sung-hwa, Kang Yui, Bang Eun-young, Heo Yun-mi, Hwang Mi-hee and Park Si-hyun. Pictures by Anamboy [Kr].

Kim Ha-yul
Korean model Kim Ha Yul Seoul Motor Show 2013

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Nogizaka46 Seijin no Hi 2013

Four members of Japanese pop group Nogizaka46 – i.e. Sayuri Matsumura, Nanami Hashimoto, Mai Shiraishi and Misa Eto – were dressed in traditional kimono costume to celebrate Seijin no Hi (Coming of Age Day) on January 13.

Seijin no Hi is a national holiday (second Monday in January each year) for Japanese who reached the legal age of adulthood (20) to celebrate their new status. Many would don in kimono and visit a shrine that day. Image via Melosnomichi

Nogizaka46 Japanese Seijin no Hi 2013

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Tokyo Marathon 2012 costume runners

Collection of photos (in video) of cosplayers running the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday – Mario, Son Goku, Dark Vader, Jesus, super heroes, banana, and ball juggler etc…