The best cosplayers from Day Two of the Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

Meet the characters who braved the weather to represent some of Japan’s most popular anime and manga. 

The annual Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival made its triumphant return to Tokyo on the weekend, after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.

We went down to check out the event at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, one of Tokyo’s most popular otaku meccas, and on Day Two, the heavens opened up over the city. The weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the cosplayers, though, who were out in force representing some of their favourite characters from the country’s most famous

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