This year’s Otakuthon attracted a large number of crowds very early on. Although this means a lot longer lines, it also meant a lot more cosplayers than normal. I particularly noticed a large number of Attack on Titan cosplayers. Among couples, the favorite trend was Kirito and Asuna from Sword Art Online. I also noticed Elsa from Frozen, Ryuko from Kill la Kill and Kamina from Gurren Lagann were new choices. I’ll give props to whoever cosplayed as the actual mecha/gunmen from Gurren Lagann which included motorized drills. Impressive is an understatement.
Montreal’s own Otakuthon took place at the Palais du Congres from Friday, August 22 to Sunday, August 24. As always, if I took your picture and you really prefer it not to be displayed on this site, please contact me through the about page (or just comment on this post) and I will remove it. This page is moderated so comments will not appear instantly unless you are a regular visitor. Here’s the gallery.
Coming next weekend, Montreal Comic-Con takes center stage. After I braved the crowds for Otakuthon, this one’s looking kind of scarily crowded. We’ll see.