Monday, March 19, 2018

Nipponbashi 2018 - Parodies, Originals & Other

Nipponbashi Street Festa 2018 - Others

This category covers historical figures, military cosplay, yurukyara (local mascots), gender bend versions of characters, combination characters, vocaloids, virtual YouTubers and politicians.

Anpan[wo]man

Some vintage office equipment.

SWAT team police with shotguns, riot gear...
The guide for the Street Festa this year specifically asked people to not bring REAL weapons.

Bi-binoculars?

Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe.

"Let's rise up!" the Abe version of "Make America Great Again"

A WWII soldier? He was seriously in character.

Jigen from Lupin III with Splatoon guns. 
Sengoku period ladies.



Sanada Yukimura?

Deadpool in a banana costume with a minion?

Hatsune Miku; the most famous vocaloid

A character from Tiger and Bunny shooting a popper gun at the Sanada booth

The mascot for Kansai airport with a particularly adoring fan.

Sora-yan.

Kurotan, the mascot from Kurotaki village in Nara prefecture.

A heavily armed dog outside a military themed airsoft shop.

Kizuna Ai, the most popular virtual YouTuber in Japan.

Haniwa station master.

References
https://www.asahi.com/articles/ASK8B5S0VK8BPTIL01R.html

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