You’ve seem them at conventions, comic book stores and even movie premieres. Dressed up in outfits that are so amazing, you’d swear they just stepped straight off the set of a movie or out of the pages of your favourite comic book. They’re cosplayers!
Tuesday night, August 13, sees the premiere of a new show on Syfy, Heroes of Cosplay. It’s a six-episode docuseries that takes you behind the scenes of the imaginative world of cosplay competition. The series follows cosplayers of all levels, from legend Yaya Han, to rising stars and newbies.
Make sure you check it out!
Cosplayers and cosplay contests are a fixture and highlight at the many comic book and genre fan conventions around the world. These conventions provide an international stage for fans to showcase often spectacular handcrafted costumes and portray their favorite characters from sci-fi movies, video games, anime and more. In Heroes of Cosplay, nine passionate fans put their imagination and skills to the test to make a name for themselves in the competitive world of cosplay.
The series follows cosplayers of all levels, from legend Yaya Han, to rising stars and newbies, as they make a splash at comic book conventions around the country. The series will dive deep into their lives, following their process as they create extravagant and visually arresting costumes each week. These nine constantly defy odds and race against the clock to transform themselves into amazing fictional characters that push the boundaries between fantasy and reality, all in hopes of impressing the convention judges to win a cash prizes and take their cosplay stardom to new heights.