|Held at the Poolside
Stage, the "Cosplay Under the Stars" Masquerade contest got underway with numerous
performances for eager audience waiting all day to see what some of the best cosplayers and
cosplayer groups from around the nation could show off. You couldn't drive anyone away
after the amazing and hilarious skits were pulled off in perfect harmony. For cosplayers
and cosplay fans alike, this night's collection was the elite of the elite, poolside style!
Please enjoy some of the show highlights we managed to capture!
| Characters from all over the universe showed up
for this starry event, as music and lights pumped up the thrilling performances one after
the other. Performances included characters drawn from and inspired by: Corrector Yui,
Ah! My Goddess, Fushigi Yugi, Weiss
Kreuz, Pretty Pink Snowbird, Pocket Monsters
Ayumi Hamasaki, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Gundam Wing Endless Waltz, Final Fantasy VII,
Angelic Layer, Dance Dance Revolution, Final Fantasy Tactics, King of Fighters,
Grandia 2, Street Fighter Alpha, Card Captor
Sakura, Trigun, Final Fantasy IV,
Sailor Moon, and many many more. It was show you had to see to believe!
Initialize! Cute Sara debuted with her latest performance as Corrector Yui for the
captive audience. Youthful exuberance was never this great!
Race Car Sunday,
Mariah Carey-style: PhoeniX SeeD set new benchmarks for total looniness and chaos mixed with
import racing fever Initial-D and Mariah Carey.
Meet the Iron Fist:
You guessed it, it was the awesome Sacramento State Martial Arts Club performing their latest
version of Fushigi Yugi martial arts! Action satisfaction!
Anything goes for this oyster! The world's a delicate oyster for Anything Goes School of Masquerade Arts
as this skit runs the show with "Chess" as cool background music. Yul
Brynner not included.
"I'll get you
for this, Rey-Rey!": Hot Yaoi Action and then some as iPlay cosplay group played the
Hot Yaoi Action card in a funny and heated Pocket Monsters Digimon battle. Who's to
blame for this one?
Ayumi Tag Team!:
double? It was a pair of kitty-themed Ayumi Hamasakis singing one of the popular J-pop
songs and poking each other on who's the real one and who's the fake.
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