Due to unavoidable medical reasons Featured Cosplayer, Calssara, will be unable to attend Fan World: 2017. We wish her the best and a fast recovery, and expect her to be joining next year!

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!


PockyPrincessDarcy Cosplay is a veteran East Coast cosplayer of 18 years! She has won 25+ awards for craftsmanship and performance in competitions across the continent She has judged at Anime Boston, Otakon, Anime Next, Youmacon, Another Anime Convention, and many more. She has also been the MC for Anime Next's and Another Anime Convention's masquerade.

She is the mascot of independent comic, Chaotic Kiss, and was even the original mascot for Anime Boston - A-chan! Her passion is for anime and everything shoujo! She boasts over 200 self-made costumes, is an experienced figure skater, artist, and knows everything lolita and Fairy Kei!

Have a question or idea for the lolita community at Fan World? Email her now at: lolita@fanworld.us


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