One of most popular categories on nenuno, has to be Photography where we are building numerous showcases following different styles from bokeh to autumn inspired photography.

Today’s showcase focuses on cosplay photography which is extremely popular in Asia, specificity in Japan as they mimic their favourite idol from a TV Series, animation and films.







What is Cosplay Photography?

Cosplay (コスプレ kosupure), short for “costume play”, is a type of performance art in which participants don costumes and accessories to represent a specific character or idea. Characters are often drawn from popular fiction in Japan, but recent trends have included American cartoons and Sci-Fi as well as other pop-culture. – Source

Please enjoy this inspiring collection of cosplay photography, let us know which one is your favourite in the comments below:

If you are looking for cosplay costumes ideas right now, just check miccostumes.com out and you will find many different styles of cosplay costumes like Naruto, Bleach etc.

Please note that clicking on the photo preview below will take you to the full sized version and will also give you the opportunity to visit the photographers full portfolio.

Bayonetta cosplay by yuegene

Bayonetta cosplay by yuegene

Meltdown – 01 by shiroang

Meltdown - 01 by shiroang

Alichino – Myobi by adelhaid

Alichino - Myobi by adelhaid

Kagamine Len – Oni no Youna by kirawinter

Kagamine Len - Oni no Youna by kirawinter

Mirrors Edge: The Messenger by Akusesu

Mirrors Edge: The Messenger by Akusesu

Comic Fiesta 2010 – 02 by shiroang

Comic Fiesta 2010 - 02 by shiroang

Luka – White dress Version by Violet-112

Luka - White dress Version by Violet-112

K.Len – iriamakaH by farizasuka

K.Len - iriamakaH by farizasuka

Vocaloid – Gakupo Setsugetsuka by vaxzone

Vocaloid - Gakupo Setsugetsuka by vaxzone

Gantz : Locked and Loaded by smokeswirls

Gantz : Locked and Loaded by smokeswirls

Kuroshitsuji: Clown and Tamer by sunandpuppet

Kuroshitsuji: Clown and Tamer by sunandpuppet

Laura Kinney, X-23 by jaytablante

Laura Kinney, X-23 by jaytablante

The Baroness by orangeish

The Baroness by orangeish

Neko by blackmage9

Neko by blackmage9

Morrigan by VampBeauty

Morrigan by VampBeauty

Evangelion – Asuka -2- by beethy

Evangelion - Asuka -2- by beethy

.:Lights go on again:. by ~Champagne-meat

.:Lights go on again:. by ~Champagne-meat

Nami I by B-eckiee

Nami I by B-eckiee

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