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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Dec 09, 2019 at 06:03. 3 comments

Our Favorite Cosplay From Oni-Con 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From Oni-Con 2019
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Last month, the 2019 instalment of Oni-Con was held in Galveston, Texas. It’s an annual show celebrating anime, manga and video games, which means by default there was also...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 27, 2019. 2 comments

Our Favorite Cosplay From BlizzCon 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From BlizzCon 2019
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BlizzCon 2019 had a different feel to previous years, as big game announcements shared the weekend with protests against the company’s political actions . One thing that...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Nov 21, 2019. 15 comments

Behold, Low-Budget Death Stranding Cosplay

Behold, Low-Budget Death Stranding Cosplay

Earlier this month, Kotaku’s Tim Rogers brought Death Stranding to life in a realistic yet inexpensive way. He is not alone. Others have also been doing their own Death Stranding cosplays on the cheap.

Below is a GIF of Tim’s Death Stranding budget-priced cosplay in action.

In case you missed it, you can watch his video review right here . Have a look at other inexpensive (and creative) Death...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 20, 2019. 9 comments

Our Favorite Cosplay From Armageddon Expo 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From Armageddon Expo 2019
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Most of our cosplay show coverage comes from North America and Europe, so it’s great tonight to get the chance to feature some amazing work from the southern hemisphere...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 20, 2019. 10 comments

Overwatch Voice Actors Hit BlizzCon Cosplaying As Their Characters

Overwatch Voice Actors Hit BlizzCon Cosplaying As Their Characters
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Back in March, we ran a little feature on Carolina Ravassa, the voice actor behind Sombra who spent a day cosplaying as the Overwatch hacker . That was at...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 15, 2019. 3 comments

Giant Batman Cosplay Is A Work Of Art

Giant Batman Cosplay Is A Work Of Art
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One of my favorite cosplayers on the planet, Julian Checkley, has spent the last two years working on a Batman outfit that is so good I’m starting to wonder if...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 13, 2019. 4 comments

Behold, Japan's Supernatural Cat Festival

Behold, Japan's Supernatural Cat Festival

Every year, the Tokyo neighbourhood of Kagurazaka plays host to the Supernatural Cat Festival, a celebration of feline friends that involves a whole ton of people dressing up as cats then marching down the street playing music.

Among their ranks were cosplayers (Morgana!) and furries, and the whole thing just looks like the best day imaginable.

Video by the always-excellent Legend of Micah:

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 12, 2019. 14 comments

Witcher Cosplayer Turns Geralt Into A Firefighter, Football Player And Rock Star

Witcher Cosplayer Turns Geralt Into A Firefighter, Football Player And Rock Star

Having released one a few years back , Witcher cosplayer extraordinaire Maul has decided to do another one, only this time he’s imagining Geralt jumping through The Witcher 3’s portals and ending up in more Earthly forms of employment.

And so we have Geralt, no longer a Witcher, but a firefighter:

And a rock star:

A businessman:

And a football player:

He’s also a cop, a Cyberpunk character, a...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 05, 2019. 6 comments

Our Favorite Cosplay From Fandemic Houston 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From Fandemic Houston 2019
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The Houston leg of the Fandemic Tour was held at the NRG Center between October 18-20, and local cosplayers were out in force.

Below you’ll find video and photos of the...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Nov 04, 2019. 14 comments

The First Diablo 4 Cosplay Was Perfect

The First Diablo 4 Cosplay Was Perfect
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When Diablo 4 was announced over the weekend, there was some very large and very professional cosplay to go along with it.

Like they’ve done with recent Overwatch...

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Nathan Grayson Nathan Grayson Nov 03, 2019. 6 comments

Ragnaros Lives

Ragnaros Lives
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Far and away the most impressive piece of cosplay I’ve seen at BlizzCon is this wildly elaborate take on World of Warcraft raid boss Ragnaros, aka “the big angry fire boy...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Oct 29, 2019. 3 comments

And Now, Some Excellent Gundam Model Cosplay

And Now, Some Excellent Gundam Model Cosplay

This isn’t just a Gundam cosplay. Oh no, this isn’t just a Gundam cosplay, but it actually looks like it’s a plastic Gundam model.

Here is a close-up of the Zgokzogok’s Sinanju costume:

According to IT Media, Zgokzogok started the costume this January and finished it in September. As the site points out, the cosplay has been praised for looking like a plastic model. 

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Oct 14, 2019. 24 comments

Blackface Controversy Splits Cosplay Scene Over League Of Legends Outfit

Blackface Controversy Splits Cosplay Scene Over League Of Legends Outfit

For the upcoming EuroCosplay Championships, taking place in London later this month, French cosplayer Livanart decided to create an elaborate costume based on Pyke from League of Legends. Livanart is a white French woman, while Pyke is “a black guy from Bilgewater.”

Livanart had obviously worked on the outfit for a long time (she even won the French Cosplay Cup earlier this year with it), and...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Oct 09, 2019. 12 comments

Our Favorite Cosplay From AnimeFest 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From AnimeFest 2019
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Running since 1992, AnimeFest is a convention held every Labor Day long weekend in Dallas.

Mineralblu was there taking photos and video for us, both of which you can see...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Oct 04, 2019. 4 comments

It Took 12 People To Make This Giant Monster Hunter Cosplay

It Took 12 People To Make This Giant Monster Hunter Cosplay
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This enormous Grammeowster Chef is so big, and so detailed, that it took two studios—GSTQ Fashions (who we covered recently for their work on Dave Bautista’s...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Sep 30, 2019. 5 comments

Our Favorite Cosplay From Delta H 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From Delta H 2019
Cosplay GalleryA showcase of some of the best photos and video from cosplay events around the world. Credits provided where possible, but if we've missed something [let us know and we can add](mailto:plunkett@kotaku.com)!  

Games and anime show Delta H was held in Houston from September 20-22 and featured guest appearances by basically the entire original (American) cast of Neon Genesis.

All...

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Cecilia D'Anastasio Cecilia D'Anastasio Sep 23, 2019. 5 comments

Cosplayer Constructs Stunning Shield For Overwatch's Brigitte

Cosplayer Constructs Stunning Shield For Overwatch's Brigitte
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Now that Overwatch players have stopped complaining about how overpowered the hero Brigitte is, perhaps we can all guiltlessly enjoy some fantastic Brigitte cosplay.

On Saturday, Melbourne,...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Sep 20, 2019. 20 comments

Our Favorite Cosplay From Fan Expo Canada 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From Fan Expo Canada 2019
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The Metro Toronto Convention Centre played host this year to 2019's Fan Expo Canada, which attracted around 150,000 people with video games, comics, anime and, hey whaddya...

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Cecilia D'Anastasio Cecilia D'Anastasio Sep 16, 2019. 23 comments

Twitch Suspends Streamer After She Wears Chun-Li Cosplay [Updated]

Twitch Suspends Streamer After She Wears Chun-Li Cosplay [Updated]

Last night, Twitch suspended art streamer Quqco after she livestreamed herself wearing cosplay of Chun-Li from Street Fighter, Dexerto first reported.

Quqco is a small streamer who often draws pictures from her favorite gaming franchises live on Twitch. Yesterday, she was wearing Chun-Li’s signature blue qipao and bun covers, and soon after, she received notice of a three-day suspension for...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Sep 16, 2019. 4 comments

The Cosplay Of The 2019 Tokyo Game Show

The Cosplay Of The 2019 Tokyo Game Show
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This year’s Tokyo Game Show has come to a close. But these cosplay images will live on!

Cosplayers came out in droves during the show’s two public days. Those wanting photos must line up to take snaps,...

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