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We trekked out in the height of summer to get the hype on this summer’s popular cosplay.

RocketNews24 is no stranger to Wonder Festival, the semi-annual convention that, in recent years, has been aflame with spectacular cosplay and cosplayers. Even under the intense heat, masses of anime, manga and figure enthusiast made the journey to Chiba on July 24. After attending the event so many times these past few years, we’ve started to get an eye for premium cosplay. Here’s our list of the 23 most wonderful women cosplays at the Summer 2016 convention.


Macross Delta – Mirage Farina Jenius

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My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU – Yui Yuigahama

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Super Mario Bros. – Princess Peach and Princess Daisy

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Yurikuma Arashi – Lulu Yurigasaki

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Sonic the Hedgehog – Amy Rose

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Love Live! – Hanayo Koizumi

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Street Fighter – Chun Li

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Love Live! – Characters from μ’s

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Re:Zero –Starting Life in Another World- – Rem and Ram

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The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls – Kanako Mimura

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Kantai Collection – Atago

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Star Wars – Darth Vader

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One Piece – Luffy and Nami

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Kobato – Kobato Hanato and Code Geass – C.C.

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Nanatsuiro Drops – Nona Yuki

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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress – Ikoma and Mumei

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Love Live! – Ayase Eri

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▼ (From left to right) Monster Hunter –  Kirin Sobi, Final Fantasy X – Riku, Idolmaster Cinderella Girls – Kaede Takagaki

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Idolmaster Cinderella Girls – Mio Honda and Ranko Kanzaki

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Re:Zero –Starting Life in Another World- – Rem

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Love Live Sunshine – Kanan Matsura and Yo Watanabe

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Toho Project – Marisa Kirisame

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Kantai Collection – Shimakaze

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Non Non Biyori – Renge Miyauchi

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Idolmaster Cinderella Girls – Kanako Mimura, Minami Nittami, Ranko Kanzaki, Anastasia

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Mr. Osomatsu – Nyaa Hashimoto

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▼ Hatsune Miku

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Girls und Panzer – Yukari Akiyama

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Tiger & Bunny – Barnaby Brooke Jr. (original female design)

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Fate – Saber Alter

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Sailor Moon – Sailor Mars

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Ojamajo Doremi – Doremi Harukaze

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We honestly can’t tell if the weather was crazy hot at the convention site, or if the level of cosplay was what brought up the temperature. All we know is that we’ll be back next Wonder Festival to show you the best of the best.

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