Troy Bushido is a Chicago-based cosplayer with a passion for Superheroes, Martial Arts, and tabletop gaming. He also coaches the cosplay community through his geek-centric fitness company, Superhero Forge.
99% Spandex. 1% Hot Gas. Sorry, I don’t speak Italian.
Urban Explorer and Cosplay. Horror Geek. Part of TST.
I break bad news.
A goat stumbled upon my IG. LAG Gang Pirates. 2MIL followers on TikTok.
Loserkari is a lover of all things video games and anime. She'll steal your heart with her smile, and kindness! Kari finds joy in cosplaying her favorite anime and video game characters. Get yourself a mini-Kari to keep you company while you binge-watch anime, or to motivate you to get those dubs while gaming!
Award-winning cosplayer, graphic designer, multidisciplinary artist, and self-proclaimed full-time pretend rockstar. Ashley has been cosplaying and sharing content, tutorials, and resources across all social channels for over 5 years.
Performer. Cosplayer. Co-host on Shi Anime Podcast.
A freelance photographer in Chicago with an eccentric personality. With 10 years of experience, his portfolio work ranges from portraits, fashion, cosplay, theatre, boudoir, and much more. Fun fact: he is not a shark!
Chris “Papa Bear” English began his journey into cosplay with a mission to spread positivity, promote community growth, education, inclusion, and diversity in the cosplay scene. Fueled by the love for the craft, and a passion for helping others, Papa Bear has been heavily involved within the cosplay community volunteering at charity events, and hosting free how-to cosplay workshops to all cosplayers.
Izzy is a creative and multifaceted cosplayer. She has been cosplaying for the majority of her life but has been focusing more on her work since 2017.