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, … [Read more...] about World Cosplay Summit 2016 official trailer
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 … [Read more...] about Anime Expo (AX) 2015 promotion video
A special video by AFA organiser which reflects the journey of the Anime Festival Asia which was held in Singapore since 2008. A few sub-conventions were held in other Southeast Asian countries during this period as well. AFA has since established itself as the premier Japanese pop culture festival, bringing to SE Asia countless top performing artists and industry guests … [Read more...] about Anime Festival Asia – Journey So Far 2015
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. … [Read more...] about Comiket 86 Cosplay etc.
Gathering of cosplayers at the Comic Fiesta - Malaysia's longest running anime-comic-gaming convention (since 2002) - at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in December 2012. Nice videos by Studio.Omoshiroi, a bit dizzy after watching though... … [Read more...] about Comic Fiesta 2012 cosplay
Photos by Malaysian blogger JohnDiew from the inaugural Anime Festival Asia Malaysia (June 9-10), a branch out of the Japanese pop culture event which has been held annually in Singapore since 2008. Cosplay, goodies and miscellaneous... … [Read more...] about Anime Festival Asia Malaysia 2012 Photos
Photos of cosplayers from the Tokyo Wonder Festival on February 12th. Wonfes is a bi-annual event which showcases and sells garage-kits (assembly scale model kits, which often depict anime characters in Japan). Image by Dannychoo... … [Read more...] about Wonder Festival 2012 Winter cosplay
A "torn-apart" life-size Gundam model is currently on exhibition in Odaiba, Tokyo. The Gundam stood tall at previous exhibitions in the past two years, but the organiser decides to make things a bit different this time for the visitors to have a closer look at the design. Video and pics by Darwinfish [Jp], music by by Yusuke Tsutsumi. … [Read more...] about Odaiba Gundam Project 2011