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One of my favourite cosplayers on the planet, Julian Checkley, has spent the last two years working on a Batman outfit that is so good I’m starting to wonder if he’s actually working for Bruce Wayne on the side.


Every year, the Tokyo neighbourhood of Kagurazaka plays host to the Supernatural Cat Festival, a celebration of feline friends that involves a whole ton of people dressing up as cats then marching down the street playing music.


Special effects and make-up wizard Nick Maley—who helped make the original Yoda for Empire Strikes Back in the late 70s—has taken some original molds and other materials and used them to create an all-new and improved version of the puppet.


You ever spot a really bad idea and think, “that’s definitely going to have consequences that no one can foresee”? To me, that’s the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Not because of its questionable design choices (give me the weird hog, it’s good, actually) but because no matter how great Sonic’s movie design is, Halloween was always coming. And when Halloween rolls around, so do horrifying costumes that barely resemble the things they are based on.


Mister Global is a big male beauty competition that’s basically trying to be Miss Universe for dudes (the Mr. Universe competition, once won by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is for body-builders). As part of this year’s contest, entrants have to wear national costumes, and nearly every one of them look like Capcom is about to charge you $7 to unlock them.