Perth 2024

13

April, 2024

In a celebration of creativity and pop culture, fans and artists from across Western Australia converged at Tokyo Alley 12 to display their remarkable craftsmanship and artistic flair, capturing the hearts and imaginations of fans on April 13, 2024. 

Pictured: I was invited by PAC (Perth’s Allied Costumers) to host my photo wall with space they provided. Thank you!! 

Perth Allied Costumers

Perth’s Allied Costumers, affectionately known as PAC, emerged in 2013 as a dedicated collective of community-minded individuals with a shared passion for costuming and a profound desire to enact positive change.

Comprised of volunteers from all walks of life, PAC’s primary mission transcends mere cosplay; it’s about making a tangible impact on the lives of those in need.

With unwavering commitment, PAC members don their meticulously crafted costumes to bring joy and laughter to children’s faces, whether it’s through hospital visits, charity events, or community outreach programs.

Beyond spreading smiles, PAC strives to leverage its creative endeavors as a force for good by raising funds and awareness for various charitable causes, embodying the belief that every costume has the power to make a difference in the world.

Pictured: With Sharna, Megan, Katherine and Maree!

Cosplay Dreams Come to Life

Bringing their vivid imaginations to life, cosplay devotees from across Western Australia converged to exhibit their remarkable skills and boundless creativity. From elaborate armor designs to finely crafted props, every detail showcased a dedication to perfection.

In the vibrant realm of Tokyo Alley, the cosplay community continues to set new standards with each passing year, and 2024 was no exception. The event dazzled attendees with its kaleidoscope of visual delights, offering countless moments for photography enthusiasts and an unparalleled showcase of artistic brilliance.

Pictured: Together with @justcosplaysings and Francis, who visited me at the photo wall. Just Cosplay Sings performed live at Tokyo Alley 12 earlier that day!

Artist Alley

The Artist Alley at Tokyo Alley 12 served as a bustling hub of creativity, spotlighting a diverse array of talent ranging from enthusiastic hobbyists to seasoned professionals, all hailing from Perth’s vibrant artistic community.

With each booth offering a unique glimpse into the artists’ imaginations, attendees were treated to a captivating showcase of original artwork, handmade crafts, and innovative designs.

From intricately detailed illustrations to stunning handcrafted jewelry, the Artist Alley buzzed with energy as creators shared their passion and expertise with visitors. It was a melting pot of artistic expression, fostering connections between artists and admirers while celebrating the rich tapestry of creativity that thrives in Perth.

Pictured: With Aika in her Black Butler Cosplay!

For anime and gaming enthusiasts

Anime and gaming enthusiasts alike found their haven at Tokyo Alley 12, where the fusion of these two vibrant cultures sparked excitement and camaraderie.

From retro classics to cutting-edge releases, the gaming section offered a diverse array of experiences, inviting players to embark on epic adventures and engage in friendly competition.

Meanwhile, anime aficionados reveled in the immersive world of their favorite shows, with screenings, discussions, and merchandise galore.

Whether delving into virtual realms or exploring the captivating narratives of beloved anime series, attendees found themselves immersed in a dynamic blend of entertainment that celebrated the shared passion for anime and gaming.

Pictured: It’s high kicks and front splits with these two!

Thank you to the following:

 

Thank you to all the cosplayers, guests and visitors who came and visited the photo wall throughout the day. Your presence was much loved and appreciated!

Special thank you to Katherine Cook, who was my assistant who made sure I kept hydrated throughout the day!

To Sharna, the president of PAC, who invited me to set up my photo wall and shoot next to them. If you are interested in putting smiles on to kids faces while raising money to their charities, get in touch with them through Perth’s Allied Costumers

If you would like to follow future events, visit their website at Tokyo Alley!

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