Whether it’s about a comic book or anime convention, in addition to the entertainment, the most captivating part is the masses of cosplayers in presence. Some of them are either specialized in the art form or simply enthusiasts who get an opportunity to dress up according to their favorite movie superhero or comic character.

In recollection, the increasing growth of cosplayers and devotees have been popular for a long time particularly with the quick rise of geek culture. This is pretty obvious from the growing number of cosplayers who come up every year with a unique and eye-catchy costume. In addition, you will find many cosplay competitions where the most committed contestants win prizes with remarkable outfits. Below we have listed the top 8 cosplayers around the world that you will love to follow.

1 Reika


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Reika is a renowned cosplayer from Japan. Being popular in cosplay, she is also known for her male cosplays. Her male cosplays bring both the elements of masculinity and beauty in every character. She has gained admiration from around the world for her male cosplays such as Rei from Free and Attack on Titan. In addition to her superior cosplay skills, she is also known for her unique makeup though which she transcends genders in her cosplays. Both men and women love her for her exceptional way.

2 Carlos Blanchard (Rage Custom Creations)

Carlos Blanchard

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Carlos Blanchard is among the most popular male cosplayers in the industry. He has achieved tremendous popularity for his accomplishments. One of the most renowned ones is his Medieval Batman costume which received immense appreciation for its innovativeness and fine details. Though his original Batman and Necromancer costumes have received some critical compliments. Apart from dressing up in his favorite costume, Carlos Blanchard owns a company known as Rage Custom Creations. He along with his team members design a variety of elaborate superhero costumes. Another popular invention is Alien Facehugger corset and a Mary Jane Venom photo sequence where he applied the technique of body paint and latex to communicate his Spider-Man’s adoration interests.

3 Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri

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Jessica Nigri is an American cosplayer, a popular YouTuber, and an all-time favorite model. She has been a part of the cosplay industry since the year 2009. Also, she is recognized as the official spokesperson for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Going popular as a sexy Pikachu, she was among the best 10 cosplayers in the United States in 2014. Nigri has also worked as a host for many media production houses such as Comic Book Therapy and GameZone. In addition, she is also featured in many commercial advertisements and music videos.

4 Danquish


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Danquish has an inspiring catalog of characters he’s dressed up as. Likewise, his elucidations are way different from typical views of the superheroes. What’s unique about him are the impressive details on every piece of fabric and fixtures used in his costume. For the years, he’s outfitted as Sub-Zero and Scorpion from Mortal Kombat, Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe and a lot more.

5 Ely Cosplay

Ely Cosplay

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Ely Cosplay is a famous Taiwanese cosplayer who has been cosplaying from the past ten years. She has truly surprised her enthusiasts with her Sword Art Online both in the game and in the real world. Ely is a professional cosplayer who smoothly embody the character she wants to depict. She works determinedly on her cosplays so she can amaze her admirers with the three-dimensional character. Ely received great recognition in the cosplay community and across the East Asian countries with her emotionally beautiful and precise depiction of Touhou and the Sakuya sequence.

6 AniMia


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AniMia started modeling since 2001 and cosplaying from the year 2008. The famous cosplayer is known for her artistic and intellectual way to cosplay. With increasing popularity across the world, AniMia travels globally either to perform in the famous cosplay shows or judge varying competitions. Not only she is a professional cosplayer, but she has also been the face of many covers of the magazines depicting her cosplay skills. Also, she is supported by Crunchyroll and looking forward to making this a full-time profession.

7 Tom DePetrillo (Extreme Costumes)

Tom DePetrillo

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Tom DePetrillo accomplished NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay for his Hulkbuster costume. The exciting creation has gathered significant attention for its size and functionality. Besides, Tom DePetrillo owns a company called Extreme Costumes where he creates a number of show-stopping pieces that are unique in nature. Also, he revealed that it cost him approximately $60,000 USD to develop this creative Hulkbuster costume. His motivation led him to come up with other innovative characters such as Bumblebee from Transformers and Reinhardt from Overwatch.

8 AlodiaGosiengfiao


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AlodiaGosiengfiao is among the top leading cosplayers who is a model, singer, and a renowned cosplayer. Gaining recognition since 2003, she has traveled across the world as a proficient cosplayer and has been an evaluator for a variety of anime conventions. Her accomplishments in the cosplay community have made her brand ambassador for a variety of brands of clothing, whitening products, eateries and much more. Further, she has been featured in many publications as one of the erotic Filipina women and by UNO as one of the most persuasive women in the Philippines.


With cosplaying getting even more prevalent, so does the cosplayers. Above we have listed the men and women who exemplify the character and polish their craft, but they have absolutely covered an extra mile to stand up among the crowd. From worldwide cosplayers coming from the United States, Philippines and Japan, cosplaying has incredibly become a global hit. Not only they are cosplayers but popular models, brand ambassadors, anime enthusiasts, and actors. Don’t you think they are worth following? If you are fond of any other cosplayer not mentioned in the above list, write to us in the comment section below. We would love to hear from you.

Danial FletcherFashion
Whether it’s about a comic book or anime convention, in addition to the entertainment, the most captivating part is the masses of cosplayers in presence. Some of them are either specialized in the art form or simply enthusiasts who get an opportunity to dress up according to their favorite...