Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Or as anime characters. Or manga characters. Or movie characters. It's simply "costume play", and Japanese photographer Yuji Susaki explores that in this series of photos, "Cosplay: Made in Japan".


Susaki is perhaps more known for his fashion pics, celeb portraits, or artistic nudes. For this cosplay series, Susaki roped in well-known Japanese cosplayers like Ai Amano (aka Julie Watai). These are the results.

Be sure not to miss the tour lady holding a "Cosplay Sightseeing" flag.

Yuji Susaki [Official Site NSFW]

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters

Cosplay Isn't Simply Dressing as Video Game Characters