Top 20 Hottest Rising Cosplay Stars
Alongside those who have reached near-celebrity status for cosplaying, some rising stars in the craft look set to bring their innovation and talent to the community on a large scale in the near future.
The following 20 cosplayers are quickly rising in popularity for their hard work and dedication to the art of cosplaying, with their uncanny abilities to turn fantasy into reality.
20. Candy Keane
Believe it or not, this is her real name – you won’t find any stage names on Candy Keane’s profiles.
Before she was active in the cosplaying world, Candy was already a longtime swimwear model and spokesmodel.
After she opened her own costume store, she missed modeling and decided to model the clothes and costumes herself.
Candy has a passion for creating costumes, which bodes well for her cosplaying career as she is always trying to find something new and inspiring to create.
19. Tine Marie Riis
Tine Marie Riis is a cosplayer based in Norway who started cosplaying in 2009.
She first discovered cosplay through her love of anime and attended her first convention in Los Angeles.
She went on to attend conventions in Norway and debuted her cosplaying skills at these events, beginning a rise to fame in the cosplaying world.
Tine selects her characters based on whether she feels she can relate to them, giving her the passion to work on the costume and creating the character.
18. Jessica LG
Jessica LG hails from Miami, Florida and has been a comic book fan since 1999.
Starting off in theatre, Jessica was studying design and production for theatre and film, and cosplaying conveniently combined her passions.
She started attending conventions when she was in college and seamlessly fit right into the cosplaying community.
Jessica is skilled in making armor, medieval costumes, and futuristic material. One of her favorite cosplays is Wonder Woman and she typically gravitates towards tough female characters.
17. Sophie Valentine
Sophie Valentine is a gamer and cosplayer from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
She is a big fan of anime, manga, and movies, and often gets her inspiration from one of the many universes in her favourite cartoons.
Sophie is a huge fan of fantasy movies as well. Even though she is just in her early twenties, she has made quite an impact on the cosplaying world and has people from all over the world watching her new cosplays.
16. Variable Cosplay
Variable Cosplay started life as a child who loved dressing up and acting like different characters.
As she grew older, she began to make appearances at charity events in costume.
Variable Cosplay has met a few celebrities in her cosplaying ventures, including industry hero, George Takei, from Star Trek.