World Cosplay Summit 2016 official trailer

Trailer video for the 2016 World Cosplay Summit which will be held on July 30 to August 7 in Japan. The video shows some history of the convention, plus clips from the cosplay competition (presumably from 2015), parade and side events.

The WCS is held over a one week period where representatives from different countries visit various parts of Japan, including Akihabara, Kyoto and Sendai, to promote the Japanese youth culture and its ability to connect internationally. The finale is usually held in Nagoya on the first weekend of August.

Anime Expo (AX) 2015 promotion video

Promotion video for the upcoming Anime Expo (AX), the largest North American anime convention. The 1:40 minute clip showcases the happenings from previous year, i.e. the crowd, cosplayers, forums, exhibitions and Jpop shows.

AX is traditionally held on the first weekend in July. The annual event will again be hosted at Los Angeles Convention Center, their main venue since 2008.

Nozomi Sasaki Fila Japan

Japanese actress Nozomi Sasaki modelling for spring-summer 2015 collection of Fila [Jp], a sportswear and casual clothing brand.

Nozomi Sasaki Japanese Fila sportswear

[Read more…]

Bae Doona, W Korea, Lacoste

Korean actress Bae Doo-na in May 2015 issue of W Magazine [Kr], in collaboration with high end clothing brand Lacoste [Kr]. The lady is relatively busy making Hollywood movies these days, but still found time to star in an acclaimed Korean film, A Girl at My Door, in 2014.

Bae Doona W Korea Lacoste clothing

[Read more…]

Angelababy & Kiko – Grazia China

Chinese actress Angelababy and Japanese model Kiko Mizuhara are the cover girls for the 200th issue of Grazia [Cn] in China, released April 29, 2015.

Angelababy Kiko Mizuhara Grazia China

[Read more…]