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.
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.
It looks like Ryu is getting ready to show us a Hadouken.
Bison, also known as The Dictator, showed up for the first time in Street Fighter II as a non-playable boss.
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.
@Lillipopheidi13 cosplays as Camie Utsushimi from My Hero Academia and @Meiguro is Gilgamesh from Fate.
@Azak_von_krieg shows us his version of the Warrior of Chaos from the Warhammer Fantasy Battle game.
Rei is the main protagonist from Neon Genesis Evangelion and the pilot of Evangelion Unit-00.
Goddess Madoka from the manga series Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Cosplay by @mikumikuv3.
I ran into a gathering of cosplayers who dressed up like characters from the Final Fantasy XV video game.
A close-up at the amazing work on Noctis' sword.
Saber Lily is often called White Saber.
This cosplayer's went as Roy Mustang from Full Metal Alchemist.
This shadow trooper is from the Star Wars franchise. It took cosplayer @jj510to415 a week and two days to finish the costume.
A shadow trooper kneeling in front of Lord Darth Vader, guarded by an Elite Praetorian Guard.
Keep clicking through to see more cosplay photos from Crunchyroll Expo 2018.