First, pictures of entrants to A-Kon 23 CosPlay


  • Ana Aesthetic (pro cosplayer, reporter and geek blogger): Walk-On #89, Rarity from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic by Holly G.
  • Cat (owner of Pirate Kitty Crafts): Walk-On #63, Plusle and Minun from Pokemon by Plusle & Minun
  • Caroline Clavell (holder of a degree in Theatrical Costuming & long time cosplayer, Cosplay Staff Lieutenant): Walk On #19, Black Rock Shooter by Haley V. and Mymy P. (aka Petite Pear)
  • Sweet Ma (fan artist, long time cosplayer & currently working on a degree in fashion): Walk On #15, Rainbow Bright & Shy Violet by TR Rose & Tamlin
  • Illa Scriptor (leader of Saucy Noodle Cosplay and multiple winner of A-Kon Cosplay in past years): Walk On #13, Crona from Soul Eater by Shinoga
  • Elin Winkler (Cosplay Staff Head & publisher/editor at Radio Comix): Walk On #27, Rin from Blue Exorcist by SiixxSenses
  • People’s Choice: Walk On #35 and #36, Mako, Bolin, Korra, Tenzin and Ikki from The Legend of Korra by The Fire Ferrets and the Airbenders
  • Most Humorous: Walk On #60, Old Spice Guy by Old Spice, P90X and the Sheraton Hotel
  • Most Faithful Recreation: Walk On #54, Polka from Eternal Sonata by Popku (and Mom!)
  • Best Skit: Skit #8, Mortal Combat by Dundee Mifflin
  • Third Place: Walk On #81, Lizard Man from Soul Calibur 3 by U-1
  • Second Place: Walk On #45, Groudon from Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire by Riley Canine Hybrid
  • Best in Show: Walk On #22, Axis Powers Hetalia (pirate versions) by Wolves of the Sea


    • First Place: Petshop of Horrors group
    • Second Place: Master Tigress from Kung Fu Panda
    • Best Craftsmanship (aka Third Place): Anarchy Panty & Anarchy Stocking from Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt
    • First Place: Ghost Princess Perona from One Piece
    • Second Place: Kilik from Soul Calibur
    • Best Craftsmanship (aka Third Place): Lizard Man from Soul Calibur