Making her AMERICAN PREMIER, Fan World: 2017 is proud to introduce our Intercontinental Cosplay Guest of Honor: Calssara!

Calssara is a cosplayer from Germany who loves to cosplay since 2004. She was Germany's representative for World Cosplay Summit (WCS) in 2009 and 2011. Also she represented her country in the European Cosplay Gathering (ECG), one of the biggest European cosplay competitions that takes place in Paris on Japan Expo, and won the champion title in 2012 for her country with her Saber costume from Fate/Stay Night.

Calssara visited already 33 countries (Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerlnd, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom) on 3 continents with her costumes as cosplay judge, panelist and messenger.

In real life she is a librarian, event manager and passionate tea drinker. She is a very social and happy person who loves to meet new friends and supports cosplayers all over the world.

Photo by Pugoffka


Haruvamp is a German cosplayer who has been recently living in Connecticut! She has been an active and professional cosplayer for over 17 years! She has competed in most major German cosplay competitions, and even Japan Expo in Paris! More recently she has competed in for the World Cosplay Summit title in the U.S. She has been a guest judge at many conventions including Anime Boston, Camp Anime, Rhode Island Comic Con, Super Mega Fest, and many more.

She has been featured in many books, calendars, and magazines such as “1000 Incredible Cosplays,” “The Cosplay Book,” “Cosplay in America," “Konneko,” “ and "Animania” to name a few! Cosplay is her passion, but also helping others. She does a lot of charity work, including Charity walks and helping out with Autism Awareness! She recently was featured in a calendar shoot with other passionate cosplayers to support a Wolf Den!

She can’t wait to meet everyone at Fan World!


One of the Niagara Region's most accomplished Master-Level cosplayers, Rabbit in the Moon Cosplay is also the Fan World: Head of Cosplay Events! She has also judged for cosplay contests ranging from World Cosplay Summit or local events such as UB Con, and regularly hosts cosplay panels throughout the region!

Photos by Pial Visions Photography.


Akane Saotome Cosplay is a veteran East Coast cosplayer with 15 years in the cosplay scene! She has accumulated over 100 costumes, and won multiple craftsmanship and performance awards from various competitions. She has judged cosplay at events including Anime Boston, Otakon, and even the World Cosplay Summit! She has also been featured on many websites, geek/cosplay podcasts, videos, magazines for her cosplays, and is a bag designer for the medical field!


Rikala is from Rochester, NY and has been cosplaying since 2011. She has been a cosplay guest and promotional cosplayer for small Western NY conventions and prefers the entertainment side of cosplay over the competitive side. While busy with being a professional hairstylist and medical science major, she cosplays for fun and to spread the love of fandom to others.

Photographer is Sound Snap Photography