Cosplayers, I Mean Students, Weren't Allowed into University Ceremony

At university entrance ceremonies, you are supposed to wear a suit. Dress conservatively! These kids didn't get the memo and showed up in body paint.

While the Kyoto University seems to be a cosplay free for all, the Hokkaido University apparently wouldn't let these freshmen into their entrance ceremony.

Cosplayers, I Mean Students, Weren't Allowed into University Ceremony

Maybe campus security was worried about their body paint coming off on the seats?

In case you missed it, here are cosplay photos from the Kyoto University's recent graduation ceremony.

北海道大学の入学式で警備員に入場を止められた新入生たち... [Togech]

Photos: Higedi/Yuimix

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