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The World of Cosplay: City, Scenery, & Samurai

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Jan 02

This week we’re taking a time travel through history, on a journey with a whimsical photography team who have miraculously captured the work of a Samurai build. Playing on a see-saw, drinking a cola, and scaling a waterfall, this Samurai has seen it all!

While delving through myriads of articles on history and costuming, I happened across a light-hearted adventure with a cosplayer who rocks an impressive sense of humor- and on location photo sets! Join us as we walk back and forth through time, with this series of images featuring anachronistic city scenes, beautiful natural scenery, and most of all the gorgeous Samurai armor build featured in all of them.

The Time-Traveling Samurai

The original article features an incredibly impressive array of images, seen here. Information about the project:

“A series of stunning images recently posted by architect and photographer Atsushi Kobayashi have been trending lately, and understandably so. Representing a collaboration with traditional Japanese armor enthusiast Naga x Masa, these photos shot in Kakogawa City, Hyogo Prefecture, seem to depict a formidable warrior from the Sengoku Era (1467-1600) suddenly transported into present-day Japan.”

The City

Across the spread of images are several hilariously juxtaposed scenese featuring a Samurai in the most unlikely scene: a modern day city.


The Scenery

After the trip into the city, the Samurai partakes of the breathtaking natural beauty around him, in a series of images that would give Wanderlust to the staunchest of home-bodies.



The Samurai

Finally, it would be a shame not to pay homage to the man himself. These images showcase the gorgeous detailing of the Samurai build.


~Join us next week for more Cosplay Coverage~

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