100 from 10 000 pictures online… I am reworking the interviews I have done with all people involved at the moment. The internet is a vivid medium, so there will be changes at older postings too. Check them out, if you pass by in the future.

I am starting right now with the presales of the second printed publication.

Presales price 35,– Euro, later 45,– incl. Tax without handling and shipping;
Limited Art -Edition only.

Or you would like to read more in the latest editon:

“Das Verkleidungsdings aus Fernost”
Kosupure – Cosplay (2006 – 2009)

The term “cosplay” (kosupure) derives from “costume play” and denominates the dressing-up and posing, as well as the appearance as a fictitious figure.

Appropriate costumes are mostly sewn by the Cosplayers themselves.

Hardcover, offset-printing, 164 pages, ISSN 2077-866X, approx. 12 x 8,5 inches, including over 120 color-images and 6 illustrations, weblinks, interviews and background-information to the following themes:

Cosplay, Animefandom in Austria, Germany, UK, Hungary, …
Interviews with the people involved in this project (age range between 11 to 55 years); also detail-shots from the making-of of the costumes.

A humurous view behind the scenes of a worldwide youth-culture, which did also “infect” Austria – Europe – and has not stopped there. How did TV-series like Heidi, Pokemon, Sailor Moon, Naruto, … inspire teens, twens and those young at heart, to create costumes with, for example, 3,5 metre wide wings.

Ideal for everybody with a good sense of humour, sociologists or people who want to be bewitched by photography …

Limited Edition
SP: 29,80 Euro excl. shipping and handling

To be ordered directly via   evatronix (at) hal9000.at

Inside Inside

“Many comics show a superhero, who is so ‘Oberdrübermega’ and who saves the world. Mangas show normal, everyday people
and the story focuses on them and their daily-life problems.”

Cloud Dark on – Why are you reading Mangas and not Comics?

“When you do LARP (Live Action Role Play) you get hit by a weapon made of rubber, when doing a show-fight, you can only hope you don’t get hit at all, because those weapons are made out of solid steel, …”
Johann, talking about the differences between L.A.R.P. and show-fights,…