Cosplay

Cosplay culture a growing attraction

Cosplay culture a growing attraction

Cosplay is an underground culture dedicated to bringing the worlds of fantasy and role-play to life. Various genres of sci-fi, superheroes, anime characters and gamers join together to celebrate their common interests. Conventions such as “Comic-Con” and “Zombie Crawls” have become mainstream in recent years, so much so that some feel it has lost touch […]

Speed Dating, Sci-Fi Style

Speed Dating, Sci-Fi Style

Standing together at the delta of three different corridors, three Deadpools masquerading as Super Mario, Luigi and Wario joked together. Then, the Mario of the group – chain chomp in hand – departed his compatriots and joined the growing line near him. Someone in the line made a comment about his costume, to which the Mario-pool […]

Nerd culture converges in hotel: Nan Desu Kan

Nerd culture converges in hotel: Nan Desu Kan

Nan Desu Kan featured three days of cosplay, anime and much more. It was a place for anybody and everybody, whether they were new or familiar with the convention. Fans wore tailored costumes, known as cosplay, from their favorite anime, video games or movies. The merchandise booths were covered in artwork, plush toys, and anime DVDs […]