AnimeFest 2020 Sheraton Dallas Hotel August 14th – 17th 2020 Dallas, TX
Cosplay Around The World with Leon Chiro
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AnimeFest 2019
Friday 5:00PM for 1h in P3
Leon Chiro shares his personal experiences from cosplaying all around the world.
Leon Chiro
Leon Chiro, an Italian cosplayer and influencer, has been in official collaborations as a cosplayer and an influencer for big videogame companies such as Ubisoft (Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs), Bandai Namco (All Might - My Hero One's Justice) and Square Enix (Gladiolus - Final Fantasy XV), Capcom (honorary mention for his Dante). He’s Currently working for Riot Games as official Cos-Model for the champion Rakan from League Of Legends.

Several mentions and dedicated articles have been appeared on the biggest videogame websites and blogs. He worked for 20th Century Fox on the film Assassin's Creed promotional campaign, stunting and official launch events in Europe. He's also known as one of the most iconic figures in the Assassin's Creed community having been officially recognized as the Italian face of Assassin's Creed.

He’s been invited to more than 100 events in over 45 countries. His cosplays are handmade by himself with the exception of some complicated sewing parts and his specializations are armors, weapons, accessories and make-up. All his cosplays are made with big passion, heart and artistic skill, something that made him become famous his “foment” attitude : being and living full of energy and dynamism.
In order to stay in shape, he’s been training to be a national athlete level.

Leon’s very experienced in cosplay contests in Europe, putting his heart into the interpretations of his characters. That rewarded him numerous cosplay competitions in the main conventions in Italy (ECG selections in Lucca Comics and prizes in Romics) and Europe (Best Cosplay Forge in Japan Expo 2013). Among his wins at many national competitions, one of his career highlights is the ECG Italian representative on the European finals in Japan Expo 2016.

In 2013 Leon started to travel around the world, having been invited, as special guest, to different conventions in Italy and Europe, such as Gamescom, Paris Comics Expo and GamesWeek.

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