Andy Rae told us about her weirdest convention stories, dealing with internet haters, and her take on the Cosplay Is Not Consent campaign.
VICE sent photographer Maggine Shannon to boldly go where a bunch of Star Trek fans were hanging out.
You go in thinking: This is all a bit silly, isn't it? But, quickly, it's clear that this isn't something you can make fun of.
"I know I'm not supposed to be up here, but to be honest, neither is Donald Trump."
Streep's proved time and time again that she can slide into any role she chooses, and by God, she went all the way with Trump.
The first rule of anime porn club is keep your hands where everyone can see them.
"It was my personal way to say 'Fuck Trump,'" photographer Swiss Miss says of her creepy photoshoot at Putnam Valley Park.
Mar 28, 2016
As proven through this series of gifs of 'Moonies' at International Sailor Moon Day in New York City.
VICE art editor Nick Gazin reports on all the superheroes, anime cosplayers, and Christian proselytisers at the 2015 NYCC.
VICE sent two photographers to snap pics of the legions of Spider-Men and Saiyans who invaded Manhattan this weekend.
EGX Cosplay Championship is the biggest cosplay event in Britain. We went there and took pictures of attendees dressed up as everyone from Jolteon to Reptile.
It's looking grim for the Moonies.
Atomic Lollipop, the "Woodstock of Geek," is the kind of festival where you can listen to a goth Lolita catgirl get into a fight about Canadian political theory.
The world's biggest fighting bash is over—here are just a couple of highlights.
From "base" to "mod" to "crossplay."
Meet the real-life Jedis dedicated to helping others learn the ways of the Force.
The bizarre story of how a young woman turned a group of video-game-loving misfits she met online into an abusive mini-cult.
"I think that in the geek community as a whole, we're going through growing pains."
"The best sex dolls are a modern day work of art," says the owner of one of China's biggest manufacturers of silicone dolls. "She can satisfy our heart's most tender dreams and desires."
Giant stadiums, teenage millionaires, super fans, and addiction: Welcome to the world of eSports.
We get a crash course from a professional gaming commentator, take a trip to gaming rehab, and try on character costumes at the HQ of South Korea's best cosplay team.
For some trans individuals, cosplay provides a route to figuring out a gender identity. For others, the cosplay community doesn't feel safe.
Every summer I eagerly anticipate the fall, because it means I get to spend another week at my favorite event, New York Comic Con.