Video of the cosplay parade at World Cosplay Summit (WCS) in Nagoya, Japan. Hat tip to Hakuto0505 for the interesting clip. Heaven for cosplay fans lol... WCS was started in 2003 as a promotion event for Aichi Expo 2005. The event has grown so big over the years that it's … [Read more...] about World Cosplay Summit 2010 parade video
Tokyo International Anime Fair is one of the largest anime trade fairs in the world; the 2009 event was held at Tokyo Big Sight on March 18-21. Contrary to most anime conventions, TAF doesn't allow public cosplay (it's a trade fair after all), but the booth babes were probably … [Read more...] about Tokyo Anime Fair 2009 booth babes
The inaugural Anime Festival Asia was held last weekend (Nov 22-23) at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore. Was planning to travel south for the event but couldn't make it; had to attend a wedding dinner. … [Read more...] about Anime Festival Asia 2008 Photos
At least 20 people have been injured (minor injuries mostly) following an escalator failure in Japan a few days ago. The freak accident happened at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition centre where the Summer Wonder Festival was held. The Tokyo Wonder Festival is a biannual … [Read more...] about Japan escalator accident
Hundreds of Japanese otaku took part in the Akihabara Liberation Demonstration last Saturday to protest against otaku discrimination. … [Read more...] about Akihabara Liberation Demo – otaku freedom!!!