Cosplay is more about wearing ridiculous outfits in front of less than ideal convention center backgrounds. No, it is also about holding large, badass weapons. Very important, folks!

This Sunday, Japanese website Moeyo.com published a series of photos it took from the winter Comic Market. Every cosplayer seems to be holding something — something enormous.

長モノ・アニ顔大集合! かぶりもの率60%のコスプレレポ後編 [Moeyo.com]