A 28-year-old anime-loving cosplayer recently became the youngest member of Taiwan’s parliament.
Lai Pin-yu, a known local activist, won the 12th constituency in Taipei following the 2020 Taiwanese legislative election earlier this month.
Fans of famous Japanese cosplayer SaLA were stunned and shared words of comfort after the model shared pictures of her high school self and a story on how she was bullied.
The post, which contained two pictures of her now and two of when she was still in high school, quickly went viral with over 38,000 retweets and 196,000 likes.
Enako, who has been widely regarded as Japan’s “Number One Cosplayer” for her brilliant take on a variety of characters, has apparently expanded her popularity beyond the otaku community.
Even when she’s not dressing up as popular anime/manga characters at events, the 24-year-old social media darling is still attracting large crowds at events.
An encounter with a touchy female fan left one male Japanese cosplayer no choice but to block her on social media.
Twitter user JPparkGuardian (サーバル様) is a musclebound cosplayer who frequents anime/manga events to share his unique take on popular characters.
Whenever Japanese cosplayer Enako makes an appearance at an event, an insane number of fans flock around her to buy her merchandise.
Jasmine, aka “Unique Sora,” is an Afro-Asian fine arts major from Texas who has perfected the craft of cosplaying.
The 23-year-old student, who identifies as “a queer black/PoC cosplayer,” began dressing up as her favorite characters since 2008 and she has developed an amazing talent in transforming herself into almost any pop culture icon imaginable.
Cosplayers who want to dress up as the opposite sex sometimes have to get very creative, but one online store is reaching out to the public to offer realistic-looking custom-made silicone bodysuits and masks.
Eyung Crossdressing Store, an online Chinese store on AliExpress, offers a wide selection of masks and different cup sizes of half or full bodysuits.
One of Japan’s most popular cosplayers drew a strikingly massive audience at the summer Comiket in Tokyo last weekend.
Surrounded by the swarm of fans, Enako, also known as “Japan’s No. 1 cosplayer,” reportedly held an event of her own on an open field near Tokyo Big Sight, the venue of the three-day convention.
Each year, cosplayers from different parts of the globe convene in Nagoya, Japan to compete in the cosplay world championship at the World Cosplay Summit.
The annual five-day-long event was held from July 28 and Aug. 1-5 at the Dolphins Arena Gymnasium and attended by representatives from 36 nations, welcoming new teams from Bulgaria, Costa Rica, and South Africa.
A Japanese cosplayer shocked her followers after undergoing a massive transformation with the aid of a healthier diet, exercise, and over 7 million yen ($64,200) worth of cosmetic surgery.
【コスプレ】 アイドルマスターシンデレラガールズ 一ノ瀬志希/スターリースカイブライト
Imagine dressing up however you like at 70! Shirley Chua, who hails from Singapore, is living this life.
That’s because she’s a cosplayer, and many think she’s the oldest one around!
A Malaysian cosplayer warned others on social media after a “photographer” swiftly moved from offering a gig to inviting her for sex.