Photo by © grape Japan | Cosplayers: ELiSHA @shiii_e301 (L) and ATHeNA @uunndddoo (R)

Mount Fuji Cosplay World Conference 2018: Cosplayers [Photos and Video]

In the second of our three-part series on the 6th annual Mount Fuji Cosplay World Conference, an exciting and unique cosplay event held in Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture attended by over 1,800 cosplayers and 35,000 attendees (2017 numbers), we continue from last week's overview report with a spotlight on individual cosplayers.

Cosplayers in the Shopping Arcade


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  • Name: Kiara
  • Twitter: @kiara_erifor
  • Character: Saber / Altria Pendragon from Fate/Grand Order
  • Message: I work at maid cafe Erica Sparsa

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  • Name: Ageha*
  • Twitter: @Cc510e
  • Character: Roberta / Black Lagoon
  • Message: Yes, it's my own hair. I'm a bit proud of it (lol)

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  • Name: fuuka
  • Twitter: @fuukafk
  • Character: Akiko Yosano / Bungou Stray Dogs

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  • Name: hodaka
  • Twitter: @icecream0813
  • Character: Shera L. Greenwood / How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord

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  • Name: Amamiya Aine
  • Twitter: @plapi_aine
  • Character: Yumeko Habami / Kakegurui
  • Message: I'm a member of an idol unit called playa☆pino, based in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture. Please visit our website!

Special Guest Cosplayer

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  • Name: ELiSHA (L) and ATHeNA (R)
  • Twitter: @shiii_e301 and @uunndddoo
  • Character: Ram and Rem / Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World
  • Message: We can only speak a bit of English but please feel free to talk to us on Twitter!

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  • Name: Sugar (L) and Toa (R)
  • Twitter: @sugar_n327 and @86sham39
  • Character: Cure Macaron and Cure Chocolat / KiraKira☆Pretty Cure A La Mode

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  • Name: Ginta (L) & Oracion (R)
  • Twitter: @ginta910 and @K9_POLICE
  • Character: Roy and Oracion
  • Message: We're from POLICE K-9 UNIT Japan

Local Characters

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  • Name: Shura
  • Twitter: @utakata_shura
  • Character: Sakuya Aoi
  • Message: Sakuya Aoi is an unofficial moe character of Shizuoka City!

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  • Twitter: @mizutori_kokon
  • Character: Kokon Mizutori
  • Message: Kokon Mizutori is a moe character born out of a collaboration between Shizuoka local geta (Japanese clogs) maker Mizutori and Takarazuka University's Shinjuku Campus

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Here is the pair of geta inspired by Kokon Mizutori's character. For more information, see their website here.

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  • Name: Shimizu Jirochoya (L) and his wife Ochō (R)
  • Character: Shimizu Jirochoya
  • Message: Jirochoya is a famous local specialty shop in Shimizu Station-Front Shopping District

Cosplay Runway (Curtain Call)

One of the highlights of the Mount Fuji Cosplay World Conference is the Cosplay Runway, and we made sure to secure a prime spot as close as we could.

© grape Japan | Clow and Miyazawa Lulu as Nagito Komaeda and Sonia Nevermind from Danganronpa 2

Here is a video of the curtain call at the end when all the performers come out in succession. Credits for all the performers are included in the video's description:

Mount Fuji Cosplay World Conference 2018 Reports

1. Mount Fuji Cosplay World Conference 2018: Event Overview

Photo by © grape Japan | From L to R: KANAME☆, Aqua Nanami, USAKO

2. Mount Fuji Cosplay World Conference 2018: Cosplayers [Photos and Video] (this article)

3. Mount Fuji Cosplay World Conference 2018: Itasha Review [Photos]

© grape Japan | Kemono Friends itasha, owner unidentified

By - Ben K.