The Best Cosplay From Anime Matsuri 2018

Anime Matsuri was held last weekend in Houston for the 12th year running, with over 30,000 people coming along for anime, games, art and, yeah, cosplay.

Below is a gallery (and an incredible video) including some of the best of it, all shot by Mineralblu (whose work you can see more of at his Facebook page).

Cosplay by Ailuros
Cosplay by Ailuros
Cosplay by Hime
Cosplay by Hime
Cosplay by Sunlit & Nicole Noir
Cosplay by Sunlit & Nicole Noir
Cosplay by JazzyCosplay & Miguel PE
Cosplay by JazzyCosplay & Miguel PE
Cosplay by Enji Night
Cosplay by Enji Night
Cosplay by Dangrrr Doll
Cosplay by Dangrrr Doll
Cosplay by nomadic_ronin
Cosplay by nomadic_ronin
Cosplay by Hime
Cosplay by Hime
Cosplay by copycatcosplay
Cosplay by copycatcosplay
Cosplay by theconfectionerd
Cosplay by theconfectionerd
Cosplay by theconfectionerd
Cosplay by theconfectionerd
Cosplay by The Cosplay Dog
Cosplay by The Cosplay Dog
Cosplay by varrixcg
Cosplay by varrixcg
Cosplay by NA-45 Cosplay
Cosplay by NA-45 Cosplay
Cosplay by mseescosplay
Cosplay by mseescosplay
Cosplay by Lulu by Cos & Unknown
Cosplay by Lulu by Cos & Unknown
Cosplay by Christina Ammel
Cosplay by Christina Ammel

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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crunchyrice
CrunchyRice

As much as Kotaku tries to call out the tech/game industry for sexual misconduct and inequality, it’s surprising to see them ignore the avalanche of harassment claims against the show runner and the Nazi “costumers” that ran a panel (complete with Anne Frank fanfics) at this year’s con.

Oh well—you do you.