Cosplayer Showcase: Kinpatsu Cosplay

Welcome to another edition of Cosplayer Showcase. This week’s cosplayer is Kinpatsu Cosplay, one of South Africa’s top cosplayers. She has been invited to different conventions around the world and is personally endorsed by Jessica Nigri. Check out some of her cosplays below:

Cosplayer Showcase: Yamaki

Hey guys! So every week I’m going to be showcasing a cosplayer that I think you should check out and support. If you guys have any suggestions for cosplayers that I should showcase then please leave a comment or message me your suggestions. To start us off we have Yamaki, a South African cosplayer famous…

The Baka’s Guide to Surviving Your First Convention

Comic Book Conventions, such as San Diego Comic Con, are one of the many highlights on the geek calendar. This is where you would usually spend your hard earned money on comics, figurines, special drawings and video games, usually at a discounted rate. While this is just one aspect of attending conventions, others attend for the…

UCON 2015

So this past weekend I attended a local convention in my area called UCON; a convention organised by the University of Cape Town’s anime club called Genshiken (yes, based on the anime). It was a 2-day event filled with many things you would usually find at a geek convention: gaming, manga, comics, figurines and lots…

Cosplay with Kuroneko: Ahri Dauntless Tails

Welcome to another edition of Cosplay with Kuroneko. This is a video I recently shot with Kuroneko Cosplay as part of my film course and today she’ll be giving you a DIY tutorial on how she made her Ahri Dauntless Tails from League of Legends. Hope you enjoy it and let me know what you think…

Cosplay with Kuroneko: Flemeth

Hey everyone! So today my buddy, Kuroneko Cosplay, will be giving you a lengthy and detailed guide on how to create her recent Flemeth cosplay – it took her under a week to create it. Hope you guys enjoy it and give her a like on her Facebook page to show your support 🙂

Cosplay Tutorial: Super Sonico

For all you cosplay enthusiasts out there, here is a makeup tutorial by Kinpatsu Cosplay on how to look like Super Sonico. Hope you find this tutorial helpful 😀

Update on My Life

Osu, everyone! Been a while since I last posted something. I’ve been bogged down with lots of work at university lately so that’s why I’ve been a bit quiet. Anyway, I currently have some breathing space right now so I want to use this time to let you know on some exciting things I could potentially…

Cosplay 101: Interview with Kuroneko Cosplay

For those, like myself, who have never cosplayed before, the task seems very daunting. The idea of creating an outfit based on your favourite anime or comic book character seems quite laborious and expensive. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to create an outfit if you want to cosplay; there is nothing wrong with…

What it means to be an Otaku

An Otaku is a person who is mostly a fan of Japanese culture. Being an Otaku can be quite an exciting (and expensive) lifestyle to live by today, especially since Otaku are quite a minority group around the world and in South Africa. Contrary to what others might believe, being called an Otaku in Japan…