This weekend at the Tokyo Game Show, some of the best cosplay in Asia was on display. There were those at the TGS event halls, but some of the most talented cosplayers graced the stage at Cosplay Collection Night.

Japan's biggest cosplay social-networking site Cure presented Cosplay Collection Night at TGS, with Cure members strutting their stuff and showing off their costumes for all to see.


Cure, which also has an English language site, gets over fifty million page views a month.

According to Tatsumi Inui, site manager for Cosplayers Cure and World Cosplay, Cosplay Collection Night is becoming the country's core cosplay stage performance event.

"Each year, the level of cosplay goes up, and spectators are enjoying what they see," added Inui. "From here on out, as a key part of the Tokyo Game Show, the event will continue to evolve and progress. Please look forward to next year."


Here, you can see a very small sample of some of the impressive Cure cosplayers who participated in the stage event.

One of the coolest things about the cosplay below is that they are a group effort. (And if you are wondering why there is so much Hatsune Miku cosplay, there's an easy explanation for that: It's popular.)


Cosplayers: Kyanancy, Saori Natsuki, Sou

Rebuild of Evangelion

Cosplayers: Ginga Ion, Goldy, Mizuki, Naoya.k

Hatsune Miku Project Diva F

Cosplayers: Akemi, Irvy, Rasijes, Reika

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (aka When They Cry)

Cosplayers: Anzu, Garo Dazai

Dragon Ball Z

Cosplayers: Keruru, Sakuya Azumi, Sarumaryuto, Shiouinzekuu, Meronia, Miri, Otojirou, Usako, Zero Kinu

Uta no Prince-sama All Star

Cosplayers: Subaru Arisue, Gochi, Maria, Yamonokku

Hatsune Miku Project Diva F

Cosplayers: Ichigo Katou, Kotori, Miosu

Inazuma Eleven

Cosplayers: Akira, Kaya, Kotone, Raichi, Reira, Rokuichi, Uzuki, Yuuhi

Hatsune Miku Project Diva 2.5

Cosplayers: Kei, Usagi

Amnesia Crowd

Cosplayers: Kazuna, Martha, Miyuu, Reno, Shiki, Sawyer, Kaede

The Idolm@ster 2

Cosplayers: Meiko Amano, Bambi, Riina, Sakura Ebi, Tam

Photos: Toshi Nakamura | Kotaku

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