Cosplay Universe (2018)

Cosplay Universe explores the rise of the global Comic Con sub-culture and evolution of Cosplay; the art form of becoming a character that you love. The film follows the journey of several ... See full summary »

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Jonathan McHugh (co-director), Jordan Rennert (co-director)

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Credited cast:
Shema Arroyo Shema Arroyo
Bernadette Bentley
Bernie Bregman
Lucca Buzzi Lucca Buzzi
Manuel Capitani Manuel Capitani
Ejen Chuang Ejen Chuang
Reilena Cosplay Reilena Cosplay
Thomas DePetrillo Thomas DePetrillo ... Himself
Yaya Han ... Herself
Ed Hoff Ed Hoff
Carina Gradholt Karlsson Carina Gradholt Karlsson
Andrea Letamendi Andrea Letamendi
Chrissy Lynn Chrissy Lynn
Qi Ma Qi Ma
Heidi MacDonald Heidi MacDonald
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Cosplay Universe explores the rise of the global Comic Con sub-culture and evolution of Cosplay; the art form of becoming a character that you love. The film follows the journey of several international cosplay teams as they compete in what is known as the 'Olympics of Cosplay' at the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, Japan. Cosplay Universe also chronicles America's top cosplayers' challenges to turn their geeky hobby into a thriving business. The film taps into the psychology behind this art of self expression and demonstrates how Cosplayers can transform and expand their perceptions of themselves while finding community. Cosplay Universe features appearances by comic book legend Stan Lee, cosplay superstars Yaya Han and Jessica Nigri and many more.

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USA | Japan

Language:

English

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7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Respect Films See more »
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