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:
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Bayonetta cosplay by yuegene
Meltdown – 01 by shiroang
Alichino – Myobi by adelhaid
Kagamine Len – Oni no Youna by kirawinter
Mirrors Edge: The Messenger by Akusesu
Comic Fiesta 2010 – 02 by shiroang
Luka – White dress Version by Violet-112
K.Len – iriamakaH by farizasuka
Vocaloid – Gakupo Setsugetsuka by vaxzone
Gantz : Locked and Loaded by smokeswirls
Kuroshitsuji: Clown and Tamer by sunandpuppet
Laura Kinney, X-23 by jaytablante
The Baroness by orangeish
Neko by blackmage9
Morrigan by VampBeauty
Evangelion – Asuka -2- by beethy
.:Lights go on again:. by ~Champagne-meat
Nami I by B-eckiee
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