The Great Cosplay Pool Party

Every June, without fail, the tropical surrounds of the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio play host to Colossalcon, and some of the best cosplay of the year.

Some Of 2016's Best Cosplay Was At Colossalcon

Sandusky, Ohio may not be the first location that leaps to mind when it comes to world-beating cosplay, but every year many of the world's best make the pilgrimage to Kalahari Resort's Colossalcon for one of the biggest cons of the year. Why Sandusky? Because the Kalahari is a resort with a tropical-themed swimming pool and some beautiful surrounding countryside, which means cosplayers and photographers can get a little crazier than usual.

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Why Ohio, of all places? It's got something to do with the fact Colossalcon combines thousands of cosplayers, a swimming pool, expensive cameras, and the first days of summer in the US. And, in this year's case, some baby sloths.

2017 continues this fine tradition, and you can check out the best cosplay on show at Colossalcon in this music video and gallery shot by Mineralblu.

Cosplay by Zombie Bit Me | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Rae Kay Cosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Tayrex | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Megan Coffey | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Pyrofly | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Tayrex, Kiki Aran, Danielle DeNicola & Danisaurz | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Hane Cosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Oki-Cospi | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Stella Chuu, Nyftee & Sorairo-Days | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Dancing Imperial | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Dangrrr Doll, Diana Nomster, Jennybelly, Hane Cosplay 羽, Brian Lee, Julia Mousey, Michelle Everett, Kayhettin Elysiam, Stiles Sanderson & Others | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Meagan Cosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Ladee Danger | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Vanity Fox | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Sandmuffin Makeup | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Cowbutt Crunchies Cosplay & Ila Faubion | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Anna Short | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Luna Rahzel | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Diana Nomster | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Pyrofly | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Kiki Aran | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Cowbutt Crunchies Cosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Starlitcosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Kiki Aran & Spectra | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Sandmuffin Makeup | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Stella Chuu | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Just Sayuki | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Bannichi Cosplay and Sylnae Cosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Dancing Imperial, Naaiiled It Creative The Hypno Realm, & Inkfall | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Danielle DeNicola, Nyftee & Sorairo-Days | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Tasia Anasena | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Yamino Cosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Emperiam | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Sylnae Cosplay | Photo by Mineralblu

Cosplay by Diana Nomster and Sandmuffin Makeup | Photo by Mineralblu


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