Interest Middelsbrough Cosplayers in The Independent
by Andrew Osmond
The website of The Independent newspaper has a picture-led article on its website about the cosplayers at last weekend's Nemacon convention. There are four pictures of cosplayers, starting here - click on the right arrow to go to the next.
The article is headlined "The Manga Girls of Middelsbrough" and says:
The fine, machine-tooled metropolis that is Middlesbrough is possibly not the first place that springs to mind when one thinks about the savage hues and – at least to some Western eyes – avant-garde childishness of Japanese pop culture. But this weekend, the Teesside city found itself decked out in a million buttons and bows, as British cosplay enthusiasts were handed free licence to parade their fondness for dressing up like anime characters.