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.

Nanami Hashimoto, Misa Eto, Mai Fukagawa Japanese Young Magazine

[HD Photos] Nanami Hashimoto, Misa Eto and Mai Fukagawa of Japanese girl group Nogizaka46 in 2015-no.48 issue of Weekly Young Magazine [Jp].

Nogizaka46 was established in 2011 as one of the AKB48 franchises. The group has over 40 members and one of the best-selling pop acts in Japan. Their latest single, Ima, Hanashitai Dareka ga Iru, was released just a few days ago.

Nanami Hashimoto, Misa Eto, Mai Fukagawa Japanese Young Magazine

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Yuka Kinoshita 100 hamburgers challenge

Meet Yuka Kinoshita, a Japanese female competitive eater and online celebrity, whose total video views has just surpassed 100 million on Youtube. This video, in which she tried to eat 100 burgers in November 2014, is her most popular one.

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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

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