MadeinAsia Brussels Exposition 2017
March 3,4 and 5 2017 MadeInAsia Brussels Exposition
Friday, 3rd day of March was the opening of one of the Majestic and well known Asia’s Exposition in Brussels Belgium its my 4th time to attend this kind of event, last 2015.
What is Made in Asia all about
- Asian food,
- Anime posters,
- Books, manga
- Cosplay Costumes,
- Stuff toys,
- Souvenirs, even replica of samurai swords,
- Statues, and a lot more.
There’s also a room where celebrity guess are invited and you can queue for a one on one autograph plus a picture, a karaoke room, a big concert hall, a cosplay showroom, restaurants/food, and play room where you can participate and play and many more.
What is Anime
- Ghost in the shell,
- Princess Mononoke,
- Spirited Away,
- My Neighbour Totoro,
- Dragon Ball Z,
- Fruits Basket,
- Black Lagoon,
- Ergo Proxy,
- Angelic Layer,
- Gundam Wing and a lot more.
What is Manga
- Fairy Tail,
- City Hunter,
- Tokyo Ghoul,
- Black Butler,
- FullMetal Alchemist,
- One Piece,
- One Punch-Man,
- Death Note,
Normally most of them started as a manga on comic books and later turned into animation series. They said that the writer of Yu-Gi-oh was inspired by Pokemon and Magic together that’s why he decided to write this manga.
Cosplay is short for Costume Play It’s dressing up and pretending to be a character from comic books, anime or manga.
It’s popular all over in Asia, they even make big events for world cosplayers competition. Some of this people made themselves as cosplayers as job which is likely considered as a model or mannequin. It’s actually the trend all over the world nowadays.
The word that often comes to people mind when they hear this Anime, Manga , Cosplays etc is Geek it consider to be a person who love to play video games, love to read comic books, manga series or even spending so much time on the Internet. So evaluate yourself are you a geek ? (smirk).
On that day while walking around the restaurant/food area, I saw this guy queing in a Ice cream shop I was curious and when he turned he looks familiar (his outfit) It was Ace Portgas the brother of my luffy from One Piece cosplayer. I gently ask him if I could take a picture of him and he posed like an Ace.
The Ghost Princess
On the other side of the showroom where there were a lot of people cause it’s the you play area, where everybody can participate to play on the spot.
I had this opportunity to meet a young lady doing cosplay of Perona, “The Ghost Princess” while we are in middle of the way, I didn’t care ask her to pose. she turned out really pretty just like the real perona (contented)
At the concert hall that day despite of the tight passage to walk I definitely have the time to look for my potential model (cosplayer) I’m eyeing on them as usual.
We found this lady with her grand costume Maleficent, she was excellent. I love how she pull this off, regardless of your age she makes us believe that age doesn’t matter when it comes to being passionate.
You can do things as long as you like it, she maybe more older than those usual cosplayers around but I absolutely like the way she pose on my camera , she is preciously adorable.
Moving on to this little hiccup from “How to train your Dragon” animated movie, inspite of this guys energy moving around it’s a dilemma when taking a pic and maybe the most tiring costumes I’ve ever seen.
Whoever he or she is, she got some hardwork to do in there, with her whole body wrapped with this hiccup costume. This paws of her are her legs and arms, doing this position all the time is evidently tiring.
But still a huge clap for her for being effortless on this one.
The most awaited animé cosplay for me is Ryuk of Death Note, I’m a fan of it Kira and L. I wanna see this two together in MIA really good cosplayers, looking forward to it.
Ryuk as you all know I have his pic way back 2015 MIA event, and after 2 years I see him again (lucky).
The tricky thing about cosplayers non professional ones are sometimes when they are dressed in their cosplayer attire with a not so known animé or manga character we cannot recognize them.
In regards with professional ones they are superb as always very prepared and at point that’s why I personally adore them all.
I’m showing the rest of m pictures, It might not be perfect like those of real professional ones, but at least mine are quite raw and pure.
On Saturday 4th of March, the ambiance is largely changed, there were a lot of people as expected, and we can’t barely move and walk. the area is overly full of people.
Bonus photos for those who loves One Piece
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