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Crunchyroll Expo​

This Labor Day weekend, the San Jose Convention Center was the site of second edition of the Crunchyroll Expo, a celebration of all things manga, anime and cosplay.

We were blown away by the talent of attendees who showed up to give life to their favorite characters. Here, you'll find the most impressive cosplayers we saw.

Let's start with Tanie and her version of Princess Mononoke.

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Princess Mononoke

Here's a look at @smolpixel_'s complete costume and rendition of San from the Hayao Miyazaki film Princess Mononoke.

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Ryu from Street Fighter

@kiyotanimoto turned into Ryu, the protagonist from the Capcom series Street Fighter.

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Ryu from Street Fighter

The character was created by Manabu Takemura and designed by Takashi Nishiyama, debuting in 1987 as the lead of the first installment of the video game series.

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Ryu from Street Fighter

It looks like Ryu is getting ready to show us a Hadouken.

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Juri Han

Cosplayer @ayel.cosplay turned into Juri, a character that appeared for the first time in the video game Super Street Fighter IV.

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Juri Han from Street Fighter

The Capcom character is from Korea and specializes in Taekwondo.  

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M. Bison

Check out this M. Bison by @deadpouch from Street Fighter. 

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The complete look

Bison, also known as The Dictator, showed up for the first time in Street Fighter II as a non-playable boss.

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Junko Enoshima

Junko is the Ultimate Fashionista of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78th from the series Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.

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Junko Enoshima

Cosplayer @quuebd becomes Junko from Danganronpa.

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Quetzalcoatl from Fate Grand Order

Cosplayer @aristargirl is dressed up as a character from Fate/Grand Order.

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Kagura of Gintama

Kagura is the protagonist of the series Gintama and a member of the Yato Tribe.

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Kagura of Gintama

@Mochisama transformed into Kagura from the series Gintama. This anime series was inspired by the manga created by Sorachi Hideaki.

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Shuten-douji

@mintycat3 is Shuten-douji from Fate/Grand Order.

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Mega Man

Cosplayer @crymecat gives a gender-bending version of the video game character Mega Man.

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Sakura

A cosplayer's rendition of Cardcaptor Sakura.

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Destroyer Shimakaze

@Alyssadambeck shows us her rendition of Shimakaze from anime television series Kantai Collection.

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Rensouhou-chans and Shimakaze

Shimakaze holding her robot familia Rensouhou-chans.

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Mordred from Fate

This impressive armor belongs to Morder, a character also known as Saber of Red or The Knight of Treachery. She 'sthe saber servant of the Holy Grail War of Fate/Apocrypha and is brought to us by cosplayer @dekisui.

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Camie and Gilgamesh

@Lillipopheidi13 cosplays as Camie Utsushimi from My Hero Academia and @Meiguro is Gilgamesh from Fate.

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Warrior of Chaos

@Azak_von_krieg shows us his version of the Warrior of Chaos from the  Warhammer Fantasy Battle game.

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Rei Ayanami

Rei is the main protagonist from Neon Genesis Evangelion and the pilot of Evangelion Unit-00.

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Rei Ayanami

@Sinnedoll showing us her rendition of Rei Ayanami from the franchise Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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Umi and Kotori

Cosplayers @hikari_lavende show us Umi Sonoda and Kotori Minami, the main characters of the anime series Love Live!.

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Gudako and Gudao

Cosplayer @remanoir is dressed up like Gudako and @luffyxiiiii is Gudao, both from My Hero Academia.

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Goddess Madoka

Goddess Madoka from the manga series Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Cosplay by @mikumikuv3.

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Shadaloo Cammy

@gg_tinaberry is Shadaloo Cammy from Street Fighter.

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Noctis, Aranea and Cor

I ran into a gathering of cosplayers who dressed up like characters from the Final Fantasy XV video game.

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Noctis Lucis Caelum

@Mr_projectile is Noctis, the main protagonist of Final Fantasy XV.

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Noctis sword

A close-up at the amazing work on Noctis' sword.

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Saber Lily

@Lovi.d is Artoria Pendragon, also known as 
Saber Lily from Fate/Grand Order.

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Saber Lily

Saber Lily is often called White Saber.

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Flame alchemist

This cosplayer's went as Roy Mustang from Full Metal Alchemist. 

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The trio @daytimegremlinscosplay turned into gender-bending versions of Bakungo, Prince Shoto Todoroki and Kirishima from the anime seroes My Hero Academia.

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Shadow stormtrooper

This shadow trooper is from the Star Wars franchise. It took cosplayer @jj510to415 a week and two days to finish the costume.

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Pledging allegiance

A shadow trooper kneeling in front of Lord Darth Vader, guarded by an Elite Praetorian Guard.

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Cosplayers @gennei_haku and @yu_i.i_ show us two versions of Earl Ciel Phantomhive from the anime series Kuroshitsuji, also known as Black Butler.

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Mount Lady and Midnight

This cosplay duet of the series My Hero Academia is brought to you by @feisty_vee and @camislyce.

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Kiki

Cosplayer @teatren gives life to Kiki from the film Kiki's Delivery Service by Studio Ghibli.

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