Taiwanese cosplay candidate, Sunflower Movement activist wins legislative seat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Sunflower Movement activist and avid cosplayer Lai Pin-yu (賴品妤) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won a hotly contested race for New Taipei City's 12th ...

Photo of the Day: Cat ears, cosplay, death metal featured in Taiwan campaign ad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This wild election campaign rally advertisement for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) showing the whimsical side of Taiwanese society appeared on Facebook on Wednesda...

Cosplay contest for Filipino migrant workers to be held in Taiwan

Migrant workers' dressed as characters in comics and online games will take center stage this month at a cosplay competition in Hsinchu City, the organizers said Tuesday. At "Cosplay Compe...

Over 1,000 models dazzle at Taiwan Model Show Freedom Cup 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Reality Fantasy Taiwan Model Show Freedom Cup 2019 open modeling competition was held November 2-3 at Taipei Expo Park - Expo Dome, showcasing mesmerizing models rangi...

Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here. The four day convention kicks off Wednesday when the show room floor opens to thousands vying fo...

Cosplayer's delight: Marvel TV show props to be auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's a chance to bring cosplay to a new level. Costumes and props from Marvel comics-based TV shows including "Daredevil" and "Luke Cage" are going on the auctio...

Madame Tussauds celebrates a bit of Broadway on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — On the ninth floor of the Madame Tussauds building in New York, they've built a little piece of Broadway. A new permanent immersive attraction opened Tuesday that off...

Filipina streamer Charess to greet fans at Computex Taipei today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Popular Filipina streamer and cosplayer Charess Kurogane will be meeting with her fans this afternoon (May 31) at Computex Taipei. Charess will be holding a meet and greet w...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has b...

Got $7.1 M? Neiman Marcus tops 2018 fantasy gifts with yacht

NEW YORK (AP) — Need a $7.1 million yacht? How about jumping out of a plane on a top secret spy mission with a $315,000 price tag? Perhaps a backyard luxury clubhouse sounds better, or a million piece...

Photo of the Day: Chinese cosplayer mocks Xi with 'Winnie-the-Pooh dragon robe' outfit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Images have surfaced on Weibo (the Chinese equivalent to Twitter) showing a person at a cosplay convention in China dressed as Winnie-the-Pooh in a dragon robe, in an apparent ...

IMDb Returns to San Diego Comic-Con with Host Kevin Smith aboard the #IMDboat

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--IMDb ( www.imdb,com), the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, today announced that for the third year in a row,...

Taiwan fans impressed Ant-Man and the Wasp at red carpet event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly spent more than an hour signing autographs, taking pictures and interacting with fans...

Cosplay artist dons Taiwan military garb, upsets Ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Momo cat Facebook fan page posted provocative photos of the Cosplay artist wearing a Taiwan military uniform, representatives from the Ministry of National Defen...