The lights are on
During the weekend, TGS is a crazy mess. People are herded through the doors like cattle at Tokyo Game and Cattle Show. At one point someone bumped into me and then gave me a nasty look like it was my fault. I was going to say, "Hey man! You bumped into me!" But he was already walking away, and I don't know Japanese. True story. Here's some other true things that happened this weekend.
A shot of the show floor where people exchange nasty looks after bumping into each other
This guy wasn't scaring anyone
This guy scared everyone
A few gaming fans attend the show wearing traditional Japanese garb
The Hero Square spokesperson entertained audiences
A shot of Capcom's Resident Evil 6 booth
During the weekend a lot of cosplayers come out to cos
Gotta look good for the chicks
For some reason Razer threw a dance party during the show. It was so lame that in order to kill time I stabbed a clock
I think they're looking at you
"We'll be best friend forever right, Link?""Shut the hell up!"
Skyrim cosplayers!? I think even they're confused about why they're in Japan
No explanation required
"This isn't a video game! Get off the stage!" But I don't know Japanese, so I think my cries were mistaken for general enthusiasm
Here you go, Internet. Don't say I never gave you anything
Eat your heart out, ladies... I've never really understood that saying
Pretty sweet Street Fighter costumes. It almost makes you want to eat your heart out
As I walked by, I think I heard one of them whisper, "Help me" from under the costume
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That was a good laugh. Thanks Ben
I don't know why, but I have an endless amount of respect for anyone over the age of 15 that's willing to go out in public dressed like that. It shows a certain sense of self-confidence and/or a genuine lack of caring when it comes to societal norms or expectations. Well, our society here in the US anyways.
We just have Halloween aka the cosplay event for people that want to get drunk and dress as lame pop culture references (guys) and naughty versions of virtually everything (girls). It's nice and all, but still way safer in terms of predicted response from peers than, say, a grown woman dressing like Yuna or a grown man dressing like Scorpion.
great hahaha good interesting
Those people are very... interesting.
So... It was a freak show surrounded by mostly video game presentations. Kind of like going to a metal show and seeing all the weirdos...