AnimeNEXT is a convention that isn't afraid to be risque, judging from these videos of recent NSFW cosplay burlesque performances.
Cosplay is not limited to just Japan or the United States, it's a world wide art form. Meet the Chronic Candies, a Burlesque/Cosplay duo from Dublin, Ireland. Earlier this month the girls appeared at Nom-Con 2011, the annual anime convention in Ireland, to show off their unique talents in full Final Fantasy VII…
The crew from Cosplay Burlesque performed over the weekend during the Anime Boton festivities, meaning a few thousand people got to see characters from Zelda (Sheik), Pokémon (Nurse Joy) and No More Heroes get their kit off.
Say hello to D20 Burlesque, a New York-based Burlesque troupe with a very specific niche. I'd say more, but the video speaks for itself. Even if you don't watch the whole thing, at least stick with it 'til you see the 20-sided die. [D20 Burlesque]
From the burlesque troop that brought us Metroid's Samus Aran stripped down to her skivvies comes the Anime Babes show, in which Pikachu jumps on stage and ruins childhood memories forever. Much NSFW-ness ensues.
Activision's big E3 blowout last night featured performances by Usher, Z-Trip, Jane's Addiction, Eminem, Soundgarden, and this lovely young, scantily clad lady riding a pole 20 feet in the air.