Anime and Cosplay

Photos: Cosplayers Show Off at Sukoshi Con’s Animeland Wasabi

Fans of Japanese pop culture gathered over the weekend at the Sheraton Denver Tech Center for Animeland Wasabi, a nonstop anime love-fest, where cosplay — the art of becoming your favorite anime or video-game character — was a central part of the action. Photographer Danielle Lirette was there to capture the cosplayers, who often spend months creating their fantasy gear; keep reading for a costume con sampler.

Like what you see? Now check out the full Animeland Wasabi slide show.  
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