Cosplay Profile: Ren’s Box of Tricks

As part of our initiative to encourage more cosplayers and connect the community more deeply, CCT will be posting local cosplayers’ profiles on all their social media and encouraging people to follow them or provide constructive feedback. Cosplaying/Real Name Ren’s...

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Cosplay Profile: Zoeleena Cosplay

Written by Zaynab Asmal Zoeleena as Star Guardian Lux. Photographer: Jade Thomas As part of our initiative to encourage more cosplayers and connect the community more deeply, CCT will be posting local cosplayers' profiles on all their social media and encouraging...

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Japan Day and UCON 2019: Recap and Winners

Written by Zaynab Asmal This month has been quite the crazy ride and somehow it's still not over! We didn't manage to write a #FridayFeature, but here is a mid-week update about the winners of this weekend's events! First up: Japan Day Recap! Japan Day 2019 took place...

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CTIAF 2019 Winners!

Written by Zaynab Asmal 2019 has started off with a bang and the acceleration is already building as we head to some of the biggest events of the year. But the love and interest in small events that support cosplay still remains, so our deepest thanks to those who...

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(Almost) New Year, New Us

We are finally ending the hiatus! Consider this our warning before the storm that will be 2019 hits. Are you ready for great content and features?

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A look back at Japan Day 2017

Stellenbosch, for those intrepid travellers brave enough to wander beyond the reach of the South, is a breath of fresh air. Vineyards, orchards and massive tracts of greenery are entangled with residences and bustling cars. But for cosplay enthusiasts, the true allure...

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How to Sew a Sailor Collar

Reposted from Cosplayer McCall's If you cosplay anime and manga characters with any regularity, there’s a good chance that at some point you’ll end up needing to sew a classic seifuku. There are any number of variations on the basic idea, as seen in everything from...

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Japan Day – 12 March

Hi everyone! Just a reminder about the event coming up THIS SUNDAY 12 MARCH. Join us at Japan Day! Who Will you be Cosplaying as? The Japanese Consulate will host the 5th Annual Japan Day on 12 March 2017 at Blaauwklippen Family Market The festival is a free event, so...

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CTIAF Programme

Ohayou minna!   Just a reminder about the animation festival coming up this weekend. Cosplayers in full dress get FREE entry on Saturday! Here's the lineup for the...

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How to make a super realistic-looking sword

Reposted from en.rocketnews24 Sub-meter decorative swords just not cutting it for you? Try this method for legendary blades of up to 1.82 meters (6 feet) that won’t slice into your budget too much. This technique comes to us through the tweets of cosplayer Maxi from...

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