COSPLAY USA Puts the Power in the Cosplayers' Hands!
Welcome to the exciting new world of COSPLAY USA! The publishers of Otaku USA magazine have put together a bold, oversized, full-color, photo-packed magazine that puts the power in the hands of cosplayers, who took the time to share their own secret recipes for bringing anime, manga, and other otaku-related characters to life!
You'll get to know the subjects of Cosplay USA over the course of more than 70 blazing-hot pages featuring the history of cosplay, tips on convention etiquette, a look at what it's like to be a cosplay idol, and more.
With cosplay on the forefront, of course, we know you'll want to see it all for yourself, and that's precisely why this special issue is fit to bursting with page-filling photos of cosplayers dressed as fan-favorite characters, from Vocaloid superstar Hatsune Miku to the stars of Gurren Lagann, Highschool of the Dead, Bleach, Naruto, and beyond.
Whether you fancy yourself a hardcore cosplay aficionado or simply a curious onlooker, you'll find plenty of content to pore over within the pages of Cosplay USA. Best of all, we've given the keys to the cosplayers themselves, so you'll read it all straight from the minds of costume experts like Yaya Han, Lindze, Living Ichigo, and other famous faces, as well as the photographers who make them shine.
Ever wonder what it's like to be a cosplayer? Want to experience the road to the coveted World Cosplay Summit? Did you know this time-honored hobby had its roots planted as early as 1939? Learning about all this and the thought process and technique behind gorgeous, intricate anime, manga, and gaming costumes might just make you want to take up a pair of scissors, bust out a sewing machine, and start dressing up yourself.
Cosplaying can be a pretty wild ride, and we'd love to take you along with Cosplay USA. We're proud to share this special issue with you, and we know the cosplayers and photographers within are just as proud to share their amazing work, so get ready to suit up and dive in!