Shannon I., 23, didn’t want to leave her Baltimore hotel room. For months, she had been looking forward to Otakon, Baltimore’s annual anime convention, and especially to cosplaying Takumi from Fire Emblem Fates. Trimmed in fur, embellished with red string and topped with a white wig, Shannon’s cosplay was impeccable.…
Otakon might've been last week, but beatdownboogie brings us a taste of the con and its cosplayers today with two compilations of awesome costumes at the show. Also, there's breakdancing. Gotta have breakdancing.
Baltimore hosted the 20th Otakon convention last weekend, full of pop culture celebration and cosplayers. One particular group of four people—Pro Voltage—did a hell of a job showing off their Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance cosplay, dressing up as Raiden, Monsoon, Mistral and—in this case, transforming to—Bladewolf.
Well, maybe you'd like some more. Maybe this is enough. Maybe it's not enough. I dunno!
Otakon 2010, the gigantic anime and Asian pop-culture convention going on in Baltimore, was completely cleared out around 2 p.m. local time by a fire alarm. Authorities report no incidents but the Baltimore Convention Center was evacuated.