AnimeJapan 2017 Hot Cosplay Round Up

AnimeJapan is Japan’s largest anime event. The 2017 show happened in March at the Tokyo Big Site, the largest convention center in Tokyo. Over 140,000 attendees from around the world experienced all things anime for 4 days and cosplayers were there in force showing off their their talents and love of costumed play.

Arari – Anthuria (Granblue Fantasy)
Arari – Anthuria (Granblue Fantasy)

At the indoor cosplay area, backdrops were placed, where visitors could take photos on five different backgrounds including the AnimeJapan logo wal as well as more organic images.

Moco – Mashu (Fate/Ground Order)
Moco – Mashu (Fate/Ground Order)

An outdoor cosplay space in the parking area was available, allowing photo-shoots in an open environment. The area was crowded shoulder-to-shoulder not only by cosplayers but also by attendees with cameras.

Rinaco – Maki Nishikino (Love Live!)
Rinaco – Maki Nishikino (Love Live!)

This year was very crowded with various cosplayers both new and old coming together. Characters such as Your Name, Hell Girl, Love Live! Sunshine!!, ONE PIECE, Gintama, Fate/Grand Order, and Kemono Friends were all there.

Omame – Jeanne Orta (Fate/Grand Order)
Omame – Jeanne Orta (Fate/Grand Order)
Luna Kamisaka – Black magician girl (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
Luna Kamisaka – Black magician girl (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
Rika Yokota – Beelzebub (Seven Deadly Sins)
Rika Yokota – Beelzebub (Seven Deadly Sins)
Sakura Hayashi – Chino (Is the Order a Rabbit?)
Sakura Hayashi – Chino (Is the Order a Rabbit?)
Mahore – bilibili video booth
Mahore – bilibili video booth
NRK – Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan) Kisa Matsubara – Armin Arlert (Attack on Titan)
NRK – Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan)
Kisa Matsubara – Armin Arlert (Attack on Titan)
MeSS – Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis EVANGELION)
MeSS – Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis EVANGELION)
Roshieru Kasyou – Jeanne d’Arc (Fate/Grand Order)
Roshieru Kasyou – Jeanne d’Arc (Fate/Grand Order)
Kuroha – Jeanne Orta (Fate/Grand Order)
Kuroha – Jeanne Orta (Fate/Grand Order)
Reona Izumi – Sailor Neptune (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon)
Reona Izumi – Sailor Neptune (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon)
LOPE – Sailor Uranus (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon)
LOPE – Sailor Uranus (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon)
Nanako Misono – Creamy Mami (Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel)
Nanako Misono – Creamy Mami (Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel)
Cereale – Karuta Roromiya (Inu x Boku SS)
Cereale – Karuta Roromiya (Inu x Boku SS)
Mashiro Hiiragi – Toki (Kemono Friends)
Mashiro Hiiragi – Toki (Kemono Friends)
Arya – Mashu (Fate/Ground Order
Arya – Mashu (Fate/Ground Order)
Moguta – Silica (Sword Art Online)
Hinata – Kotori Minami (Love Live!)
Iroha Fujita – You Watanabe (LoveLive! Sunshine!!)
Iroha Fujita – You Watanabe (LoveLive! Sunshine!)
Kaede Minami – Super Sonico
Kaede Minami – Super Sonico
Yuria – Touka Kirishima (Tokyo Ghoul)
Yuria – Touka Kirishima (Tokyo Ghoul)
Yuyuyuyuta – Kaede Takagaki ( The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls)
Yuyuyuyuta – Kaede Takagaki (The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls)
Lavi Shinonome – Minami Kotori (Love Live!)
Lavi Shinonome – Minami Kotori (Love Live!)
Kotoko Ishikawa – Rin Hoshizora (Love Live!)
Kotoko Ishikawa – Rin Hoshizora (Love Live!)
Oze – Asuna (Sword Art Online)
Oze – Asuna (Sword Art Online)

With so many cosplayers representing years of popular anime, AnimeJapan is definitely an event you should be attending. Fan or a cosplayer alike, there’s lots to see and do, and in the concentions own words “Here is Everything About Anime.”

All photos by: Nessie

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Another big event is the Osaka Cosplay Street Festival that happens every year in March, check it out.

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