Even Coronavirus Covid-19 Cannot Stop Cosplay

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Last month, Kotaku posted what could have been this year’s last cosplay gallery. For an in-person show, that’s probably true! This spring’s Comiket, always a big cosplay draw, was canceled. However, the show was reborn in an online iteration, with cosplayers doing their thing even while in quarantine.

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Comiket (Comic Market) is the largest fan convention on Earth, with around 750,000 people attending last December’s Comiket.

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This spring’s virtual Comiket has been dubbed “Air Comiket,” with the event even recreated in Animal Crossing: New Horizons:

Others set up booths at home.

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Folks dressed up at home and posted each day the Air Comiket ran—just as they’d cosplay on some of the days the actual Comiket was held. Their participation, enthusiasm, and cosplays are appreciated.

Check out some of the best cosplay published under the #エアコミケ (“Air Comiket”) hashtag.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Optimus-Mike
Optimus_Mike

No idea what it’s from, but the sexy pirate in the header works for me.

That Terra Branford is really good, too.