World cosplay record beaten (again)

Friday, 29th May 2009 22:47 GMT By Patrick Garratt


The world record for the “largest gathering of people dressed as video game characters” has been beaten for what feels like the fiftieth time, with 376 cosplayers coming together at MCM in London last week to break the Expo’s previous record of 342.

Astonishing. See pictures of odd people here.



  1. Jadeskye

    I was there dressed as kaname from vampire knight.

    Don’t ever get a girlfriend interested in anime, you have to get on the public subway on a busy weekend dressed as a japanese school boy.

    nice to contribute to a record though.

    #1 6 years ago
  2. freedoms_stain

    Pfft, Japan has a population of over 127 million and if stereotypes are anything to go by at least 300% of that figure are cosplayed up right this minute.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. anasui

    darn, I wanted to go, my Gumshoe cosplay was nearly ready..:/

    #3 6 years ago
  4. ecu

    I think we’ve just set a new world record on people don’t give a shit.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. deanimate

    376? that’s pathetic. and very indicative of how niche that market really is.
    i also could not give a flying horse about that record.

    #5 6 years ago
  6. chickenbutt

    Most of these cosplays are terrible. Just look at the Hitsugaya and Master Chief.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. wz

    Incidetally, at the exact same time and place, a new record was established for “most people vowing to never get laid”.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. mart

    White people shouldn’t do this.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Mike

    What? Jump?

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Gekidami

    Its not that white people shouldnt jump, its that they cant. Yo.

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Syrok


    Edit: Hmm, must be the exception that proves the rule

    #11 6 years ago
  12. endgame

    #12 6 years ago

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