Japan’s #1 Cosplayer Attracts Giant Crowds at Record-Setting Summer Comiket 2019

Japan’s #1 Cosplayer Attracts Giant Crowds at Record-Setting Summer Comiket 2019
Bryan Ke
By Bryan Ke
August 14, 2019
Enako, who is known as Japan’s top cosplayer, returned to this year’s Summer Comiket event and attracted a jaw-dropping sized crowd to take pictures of her.
Summer Comiket 2019 attracted around 730,000 attendees, breaking the previous record of 590,000 at 2013’s event, according to Crunchyroll.
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The 25-year-old cosplayer, who makes one million yen ($9,481) a month through cosplay, attended the third day of the four-day Summer Comiket event on August 11 dressed as the character Rem from the anime “Re:Zero,” SoraNews24 reported.
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Similarly to last year’s event, a crowd quickly gathered outside as she posed for photographers.
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Even though the model stood quite a distance from her fans, photographers were well prepared for the occasion. Equipped with long-lens cameras, the photographers focused on Enako and took shots as if she were up close.
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After the event, Enako took to her official Twitter page to thank her fans.
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“I took part in the third day of Summer Comiket in REM (Re:Zero) cosplay! To everyone who took photos of me while it was hot, thank you very much!” the model wrote.
Her tweet garnered over 158,000 likes and 38,000 retweets.
Featured Image via Twitter / enako_cos
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