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Guest Cosplayers Reveal of AFA2018

Announced earlier the week, the line-up for this year’s guest cosplayers for Anime Festival Asia has been decided!


Amongst the confirmed to attend the event itself are: Angie, Baozi & Hana, Hakken, Kaname, YingTze and Siutao…

Many of them are regulars to the event itself!




Popular Malaysian cosplayer, Angie has charmed many fans around the world with her cute and bubbly personality. Well-versed in dress forms and tailoring, having studied fashion previously, Angie crafts her cosplay costumes with much passion and love. Angie’s popularity skyrocketed when she cosplayed Asuna from anime series, Sword Art Online as she was spot-on with the portrayal of the character.

Baozi & Hana




Handsome and charismatic Baozi, is part of the extremely popular duo: Baozi & Hana. They have amassed huge fan followings in China and have begun to expand their fanbase overseas across the globe. He shot to fame with his accurate portrayals of Makoto (from anime Free!). Baozi loves prop-making and often creates the props accompanying their luxurious costumes.


Adorable and shy Hana, is part of the extremely popular duo: Baozi & Hana. They have amassed huge fan followings in China and have begun to expand their fanbase overseas across the globe. Hana shot to fame with his various cosplay portrayals from popular anime, Kuroko’s basket. Hana loves experimenting makeup. He is able to create various looks with a swipe of his brushes. He and Baozi has since started their own cosmetics line, Flower Knows.




Malaysian cosplayer, Hakken only started cosplaying in 2010 but Hakken has already taken the internet by storm with stunning cosplays from Mystic Messenger, Vampire Knight, Haikyuu and more. Skilled in costume-making, wig styling and cosplay makeup,

Hakken is a frequent guest cosplayer at many conventions in South East Asia and China. Hakken’s latest successful cosplay is as White Blood Cell from the anime, Cells at Work, boasting over 16,000 shares on Facebook alone and thousands of reposts on Weibo and Twitter.




KANAME☆ made his cosplay debut in December 2007. He’s now active as an official cosplayer for various Japanese anime and games. Besides being the cosplay model, he also creates and supervises the making of costumes and weapon props. As a prominent male cosplayer from Japan, he is active overseas as well – KANAME☆ has been invited to many events in other countries for fan meetings, live performances, to be a judge at numerous competitions, and more. He has also appeared in many overseas events as a famous male cosplayer of Japan.

With his high level of quality and realism in his cosplays over the years such as Cloud of “Final Fantasy VII Advent Children” to Ichigo of “Bleach” and Portgas D.Ace of “One Piece”, KANAME☆ continues to wow fans all over the world. KANAME☆ is currently the cosplay Ambassador for Anime Festival Asia.

Cosplayers Archive:




YingTze is a International Cosplayer from Malaysia, has been cosplaying since 2005. She is also a Gamer, Streamer and Brand Ambassador of ASUS Republic Of Gamers Malaysia and Digi. Besides cosplaying, she streams on Youtube regularly: She enjoys a variety of games, namely Mobile Legends, Azur Lane, Fortnite, and horror survival games.



Hong Kong

Hailing from Hong Kong, Siutao is known for a variety of cosplays mostly from games, stemming from her love for games and having been commissioned to do a variety of game related cosplays. First known for her portrayal of characters from the then hit browser game, Kantai Collection, Siutao is passionate about making her cosplays, especially with regards to props. She typically loves to cosplay cute, energetic characters as she feels it is a representation of her character as a person.


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