The soul still burns at one of the oldest anime-centric fan gatherings in the U.S. How were the costumes? Positively nightmarish.

Video game, anime and comic-book dress-up projects were all on display at Sakura-Con 2015. In this photos taken by Cosplay Boom, you’ll see two of Marvel’s deadliest heroes battle Ultron, giant Pokemon and a big ol’ Groot.

137 Cosplay as Nightmare from Soul Calibur

AMK Cosplay as Dark Angel Olivia from Rage Of Bahamut

Multiple versions of Annie from League of Legends

Best Dressed Cosplay as The Hound from Game of Thrones

Britt The Badger as Shiro from Deadman Wonderland and Chelsea Garner as Jinx from League of Legends

Deadpool and Wolverine

Dorothy Thicket as Leafeon from Pokemon

Ethan Roth in Dwarven Armor from Skyrim

Mary Mann in Majora’s Mask cosplay

Patrick Saxton as Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy

Pokémon

Seth as The Beast from Over the Garden Wall

Sweatshop 202 as Demon Hunters from Diablo 3


Wolverine, Ultron and Deadpool

Wolverine, Weird Al and Deadpool

Leiko Yume Cosplay and Final Spark Cosplay as Lucina and Chrom from Fire Emblem Awakening