EB Games Expo 2012 Just Cos Cosplay Competition

The EB Games Expo this year had two cosplay competitions in attendance, one for the more casual crowd and the big main one that was held at the end of the show. In this article we’ll be taking a look at the Just Cos cosplay competition which was the more casual contest held in the Homegrown Pavilion on a stage behind the Madman booth. What was cool about this competition was that even though...

Cosplay Evolved at EB Expo 2012

Every major convention worth it’s salt makes way for a bit of cosplay. The EB Expo 2012 was no different, holding a cosplay competition on the last day of the event. After a preliminary round early in the day, seven competitors were invited back to the EB Arena to take part in the Grand Final of the Cosplay Evolved competition. The arena was packed out for the event, which was part of the closing ...

Animania 2012 Day 1 Impressions

Animania has graced Sydney for over 15 years now and throughout it’s long history it has gone through a lot of evolution. Now here we are in 2012 and after all these years does Animania still have ‘it’? The answer is; no it doesn’t. Unfortunately my experience at this year’s Animania was a rather disappointing one. Upon entering, I struggled to find the location of wh...

Yaya Han at Armageddon 2012

Popular and well known cosplayer Yaya Han is slated to be their first International Cosplay Guest for both Melbourne, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand. Yaya Han, known as both a model, cosplayer, and seamstress, has been cosplaying for over 10 years and has accumulated over 200 costumes since her start as in 1999 at Anime Expo. By 2001, she was already modeling her friend’s creations on T...

Fate Only Event Coverage & Cos Play Photos 2012

For anyone living in Beijing China, the very first Fate Only (FATE SERIES ) Anime / Comic book event to be held in Beijing was on today. So it was another perfect excuse for the Capsule Computers Crew to attend and cover the event and also for the first time also take part as a CosPlay participant.  Fate Only Event was open to the public with tickets being sold online and also at the door.  Due to...

Interview With A Cosplayer

It wasn’t until I lived at student accommodation, which regularly held themed parties, that I realized – I love dressing up in costume. Mine were usually cobbled together from op shops, due to a complete lack of practical skills, but I always admired those with the skills to make stuff themselves. Seeing all the amazing costumes at Oz Comic Con, where very few looked to be sourced from...

Cosplay at Oz Comic Con

A huge part of conventions is the incredible effort fans go to recreate themselves as their favourite characters, and Oz Comic Con was no different. There was some truly inspired cosplay work to see, both around the show floor and in the parade and competition. Melbourne has a massive, very active community of Japanese culture and anime fans, and a lot of costumes fit that theme. I may not have al...

Madman Cosplay Competition Supanova Sydney 2012

Australian anime and media publisher, Madman Entertainment, had a strong presence at this year’s Supanova pop culture convention in Sydney, Australia. Like previous years, Madman were well prepared for the occasion with not just the usual stall where they were promoting their anime products, but also organising a full fledged cosplay competition. The cosplay competition was not a typical one...

LinJie V Comic Show CosPlay Photos 2012

For anyone living in Beijing China, LinJie V (Five) comic show was on today, so it was another perfect excuse for the Capsule Computers Crew to attend and cover the event and check out the awesome CosPlay that was on show.  LinJie comic show has always been and is the only event that is held outdoors and is the only Comic Show that is FREE to the public, YES that’s right FREE entry in, how g...

Interview – Cosplay World Record Attempt

If you were wandering through Melbourne on Saturday, you might have been pickpocketed by a hooded assassin, noticed an unusual amount of plumbers in red and green, or heard the disturbing hiss of a Creeper. Characters from video games were spotted all over the city, but they were concentrated in Federation Square, where an attempt to break a Guinness World Record was underway. The previous record ...

Help Break A World Record!

If you’re a Melbourne video game fan, don your red skivvy and blue overalls, grab your cardboard weapons and parkour your way to Federation Square this Saturday. The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for “Largest Crowd Dressed As Video Game Characters”. The previous record was set last year in Wisconsin USA, with 425 parti...

Madman Cosplay Championship 2011 Streamed Live

Are you a fan of Anime? Are you an obsessive Otaku? Do you enjoy dressing up in costumes? Are you a Cosplayer? Do you enjoy checking out gorgeous girls and guys? If so, then be sure to check out Madman’s live stream of their cosplay championship later this year. It starts today (the 4th of November) and continues until the 6th. Madman will be livestreaming this event for the entirety of it&#...

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