Wednesday, April 9

Penang cosplay

YOUNGSTERS in Penang took to the streets recently dressed up as their favourite anime characters for a competition.

The Little Penang Street Market in Upper Penang Road looked like a scene out of an anime with the contestants attired in peculiar outfits.

It was the first time that the market traders organised such an event which, although was held on a small scale, was a pretty interesting sight for the patrons. The costumes were elaborate and some came complete with intricate detail.

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I have to say though, the Penang anime fandom seems to be more advanced that Klang Valley scene. They even have a maid cafe in Georgetown, of all things.

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