Models Sure Love Wearing Mai Shiranui's Clothes

The iconic outfit of fighting game character Mai Shiranui has become the standard, de rigueur threads. It's not the standard for gamers, but for models. In Asia—especially China and Taiwan—models keep popping in non-gaming related events dressed as the SNK fighting game character.

So whether its car shows or book… » 9/06/12 6:20am 9/06/12 6:20am

Mai Shiranui Can Sure Sell Cars

Want to make a name for yourself in Asia? A plunging neckline might do the trick. If that doesn't work, try a cosplay of King of Fighters character Mai Shiranui. And if that doesn't work, do both. » 7/16/12 7:20am 7/16/12 7:20am

When Video Games and Dirty Movies Clash

Fancy costumes! Naked people! Doing it! That's the pitch, and in Japan, adult video makers try to appeal to otaku (geeks) with flicks featuring porn stars dressed up as video game characters. Sounds like sexy time, right? Eh... » 7/04/12 6:00am 7/04/12 6:00am

Behind this Mai Shiranui, There's Tragedy

Last year started out well enough. It looked like it was going to be a big one for Yang Qi Han (aka Isabella Yang). She was all over the place, even appearing at the Cannes Film Festival. Then things got bad, real bad.

Everything came to a head with Isabella hanging on the side of a Beijing hotel. Then, she slit her… » 5/09/12 8:00am 5/09/12 8:00am

Another Real-Life Mai Shiranui Has Appeared!

It's the battle of the ladies cosplaying as iconic fighting game character Mai Shiranui. Earlier this year, Taiwanese model Yoyo appeared dressed as the jiggly ninja to promote her new picture book. This time? » 4/25/12 6:50am 4/25/12 6:50am

Thank this Japanese Porn Star for Edgy Cosplay

The lines between Japanese cosplay and adult videos are becoming increasingly blurred. Porno actresses are doing cosplay. Cosplayers are doing blue movies. Japanese adult video studios churn out cosplay themed flicks. » 1/17/12 4:00am 1/17/12 4:00am

Oh Mai, This Figure Could Be Better

There are literally a gazillion Mai Shiranui figures. The King of Fighters character is a figurine favorite. Some of the figures are great. Some are good. Then, some are so-so, or bad, even. » 12/27/11 7:30pm 12/27/11 7:30pm

It's Hard Work Shooting Mai Shiranui's Butt

Cosplay ain't easy. You need an outfit. You need to make up your face and do your hair. But if you think that's serious stuff, check out what it's like to photograph them. » 9/17/11 2:30am 9/17/11 2:30am

They're Totally Addicted to Cosplay

If those addicted to work are called "workaholics" and those addicted to chocolate are called "chocoholics", then what are those who are addicted to cosplay called? » 5/09/11 4:00am 5/09/11 4:00am

From Booth Babe To X-Rays

Yuuri Morishita got her start as a booth companion back in 2003, appearing at events like the Tokyo Game Show. But by 2007, she was appearing as an on-stage guest to promote games. And now, she's releasing an x-ray video. Not x-rated, x-ray. » 4/06/11 2:00am 4/06/11 2:00am

The Secret of Mai Shiranui's Revealing Outfit?

Mai Shiranui, from The King of Fighters series, wears a skimpy costume. She's a video game character. She can pull it off. But how does a real lady wear Mai's outfit? » 3/29/10 3:00am 3/29/10 3:00am

Mai Shiranui Confirmed For King of Fighters XIII

There was something missing from The King of Fighters XII. Make that, there were many things missing from KOFXII. But one of the most notable was jiggly ninja character Mai Shiranui. » 3/25/10 5:25am 3/25/10 5:25am

MomoCon Cosplay Gallery: Atlanta Gets All Dressed Up

MomoCon has filled the campus of Georgia Tech in downtown Atlanta with cosplayers, and video game fans are there in force. Check out characters from Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Miles Edgeworth, BioShock, Brutal Legend, and more! » 3/21/10 2:00pm 3/21/10 2:00pm

Fan-Favorite Mai Definitely Not In Next King of Fighters, Could Be DLC

We have dutifully inquired about the whereabouts of one Mai Shiranui in SNK Playmore's The King of Fighters XII and halted an analogy to ripening fruit. » 6/17/09 7:00pm 6/17/09 7:00pm

More Mai Shiranui T&A Figures For The Pile

It doesn't look like The King of Fighters' jiggly ninja Mai Shiranui will be returning for The King of Fighters XII, but that won't stop SNK from pumping out another plastic knock-up of the girl. » 12/05/08 10:00pm 12/05/08 10:00pm