cosplay

Anime

'Dragon Ball Z' Superfans Tell Us Why the Franchise Is Still So Popular

"'Dragon Ball' is the Iron Maiden of anime."
Tom Usher
1.31.19
Sex

These Sex Games Could Help You Explore Desires You Didn’t Even Know You Had

A sex therapist explained three types of games you should try and one you shouldn't.
Grant Stoddard
12.1.18
Photos

Auckland's Armageddon Expo Was a Cosplay Arms Fair

Terrifying and adorable weapons at New Zealand's biggest fantasy day out.
VICE Staff
10.23.18
Culture

You Can Smoke Weed Out of This Cursed Furby Bong

Furbong is the pinnacle of human innovation.
Beckett Mufson
10.3.18
Australia Today

Australian Man Charged Over 3D-Printed Guns Is a Cosplay Fanatic

Steven Sicen Sun is one of the first Australians to be charged over the manufacture and possession of 3D-printed firearms.
Gavin Butler
8.22.18
comic con

We Went to a Comic Con in Pakistan

A day with the magnificent cosplaying nerds of Comic Con Lahore.
Usman Ahmad
2.21.18
Culture

How Sexy Is Too Sexy for Cosplay?

Sexy cosplayers have earned huge followings, but nerd establishment isn’t sure how to handle their popularity.
Allison Tierney
11.10.17
Photos

The Most Extreme Costumes We Saw at Comic Con

Photographer Michael Marcelle documents the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.
Michael Marcelle
10.10.17
NSFW

How NSFW Content Makers Found a Home on Patreon

Naked bakers, kinky cosplayers, and the outspoken alike have turned to the platform.
Luke Winkie
8.15.17
hyperrealism

These Hyper Realistic Masks Are Absolutely Freaking Us Out

Landon Meier's 'Hyperflesh' masks turn him into Trump, Putin, Walter White, and now a creepy child-man.
Beckett Mufson
5.18.17
Motherboard Homepage

How VHS Tapes and Bootleg Translations Started an Anime Fan War in the 90s

The little-known story of how a fight over Fushigi Yûgi subtitles built Ottawa’s anime community.
Marc Shaw
4.23.17
Photo

These Dogs Have Better Halloween Costumes Than You

GIFRIENDS captured some of the chaos at both Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade and the PUPkin Dog Costume Contest in Fort Greene.
Marisa Gertz
10.31.16
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