Cosplay In The News, Vol. 2: The Comiket 85 Showcase, School Girl Fast Food Crew, And The Top 10 Costumes Of 2013

Asgard Anime brings you this year’s Cosplay in the News with its second volume just off the rack! We give you three of the must-know news of everything under the Cosplay sun!

Comiket (コミケット) has recently celebrated the Comiket 85 last December 29 to 31, 2013. This Winter Comiket (冬コミ) was attended by 35,000 doujinshis and companies – and that is just a part of the whopping 500,000 participants including waves upon waves of cosplayers! Keep Reading

WCS Introduces The World Cosplay Summit Official Book 2013

world cosplay summit bookThe World Cosplay Summit (世界コスプレサミット) is one of the best cosplay events recognized worldwide and 2013 is a special year as the event celebrates its tenth year in the world of cosplay. If you missed out the previous WCS events, the organizers have come up with a very special project that is a must-have for every cosplay fan. Enter the World Cosplay Summit Official Book 2013.

The World Cosplay Summit Official Book 2013 is a collection of photographs taken during the World Cosplay Summit. Keep Reading

Colossal Titan Appears In Japanese Fashion Magazine

shingeki 3Shingeki no Kyojin (進撃の巨人) has fueled people’s passions around the world to cosplay their characters and a lot of these awesome cosplays are the characters in their Titan (巨人) form. Titan cosplays are scattered all over the internet with entries from Female Titan cosplayer Kristen, Eren Jaeger in Titan form by Tania Panagia and even a Colossal Titan cosplay from the hilarious D. Piddy. This latest entry inspired by the Shingeki no Kyojin series is a fresh, girly take but still mind blowing. Keep Reading

Kawasaki Halloween Parade 2013 Unleashes Waves Of Cosplayers

Sailor Moon CosplayOne of the best seasons of the year people look forward to is Halloween as it gives everyone a reason to dress up and be different characters. The Kawasaki Halloween Parade 2013 (川崎ハロウィンパレード 2013) is at it again and characters in every imaginable series come to life, be it from an anime, manga, comic book, video game, cartoon or movie flick. Can you find one that looks familiar?

halloween parade 1The Kawasaki Halloween Parade 2013 took place on October 27, 2013 from 2:30 to 4:00 PM. Keep Reading

Shingeki No Kyojin In The News, Vol. 6: An Awesome Female Titan Cosplay, A Cool Exhibit And Creepy Capsule Toys

shingeki no kyojin cosplayThe anime series has ended with episode 25 but the Shingeki no Kyojin (進撃の巨人) mania still lives on in the manga, collectibles and even cosplay! Enter Asgard Anime’s sixth healthy serving of Shingeki no Kyojin In the News and what better way to kick things off than with this way cool Female Titan (女型の巨人) cosplay.

20-year-old Tumblr user, Kristen, has set the internet ablaze with her awesome cosplay rendition of the Female Titan. Keep Reading

Mindanao Cosplay Summit Hits Cagayan de Oro

mcs 1The Mindanao Cosplay Summit – Cagayan de Oro City Leg (MCS-CDO Leg) took place last Sunday, October 6, 2013 at SM City Cagayan de Oro. The MCS was officially organized by the Davao based group, Ambox Davao. Since the past years, Ambox created and organized the Mindanao Cosplay Summit and such related events to provide a venue and opportunities for social interaction for animé, manga, cosplay, Japanese pop culture enthusiasts, and other related hobbies. Keep Reading

Kamen Rider #1 Visits Thailand To Give Gifts To Children

The best part about doing charity work is seeing thkamen rider cosplaye happy smiles on people’s faces. What happens if you’re dressed as a cool, well known superhero? It will certainly make an even lasting impression. That’s what Akihiro Tomikawa is doing with his Kamen Rider #1 (仮面ライダー1号) costume. Every 2 months, he visits Thailand with a bag of toys he distributes to children residing in the slums of Bankok. It’s like having a superhero Santa Claus 6 times a year! Keep Reading