Cosplay

Published on May 26th, 2015 | by Greg Payne

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Wild Canadian Otaku – A Gallery Of Cosplay From Anime North

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One of the largest anime conventions in North America, Anime North explodes at the Toronto Congress Centre every May, attracting anime, manga and video game fans from all over the country and beyond. Though the focus of the con, celebrating its 19th year in 2015, is of course Japanese pop culture in its myriad forms, there’s nothing exclusionary about the cosplay community that descends on the hall. Sure, as you roam the grounds under the constant roar of incoming flights (Toronto Pearson Airport is just yonder) there’s Naruto to the left of you, Inuyasha to the right and a veritable sea of Sailor Scouts in all directions, but you’re also going to come across Whovians, superheroes, Steampunkers and what seems like an entire nation’s stock of Worbla moulded into intricately massive armour. Here’s a selection of some of the stellar cosplay on display at AN 2015.

All photos by Greg Payne/Very Frank Pictures

Featuring (among others) Bec’s Cosplay Wonderland, Cloudbreak Cosplay, Kx Cosplay, Kitty B CosplayEnigma Cosplay, Sashkins Cosplay, Ashe Rogue, Aurra, Capa Cosplay, Lady Di Cosplay, Valkyrie Cosplay, Kryptonian Cosplay, TaRei, RK9 CosplayÀ Lanna Mode, PureLight Cosplay, Manda Cowled Cosplay, Corrupt Cosplay, Azzy Pajamiz, Ashecosplays, Babs Cosplay, Dragonstorm Studios. As always, if you spot yourself and you aren’t credited, PLEASE let us know in the comments. We will update the post accordingly!

Greg Payne

Greg Payne

An anglophile trapped out in the Commonwealth, Greg was born in Ottawa, did uni in Montreal, film school in L.A. and is now in Toronto. He idolizes Paul Weller, may actually favour Skins over Doctor Who, and studies Welsh for no easily understood reason. Recently drawn into the world of cosplay photography, you can find his page on Facebook at Very Frank Pictures.
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