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January 30, 2018

Photo Essay: Uchi-Con 2018


A Joker cosplayer sneers at the goings-on of the con. “Perhaps I’ll burn the place down,” he muses, “if I feel like it.”

Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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Cosplayers show their skills and strike a pose.

Maria Krunic / The Chicago Maroon
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Attendees check out Artist’s Alley, where UChicago students and community members sold their original fan-art.

Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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Cosplayers wait for the contest results to be announced.

Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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The Fantastic Beasts group cosplay enters the competition hall. They won best group in the cosplay contest.

Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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Tyler Timmreck, cosplaying as Berserker (Lancelot) from the anime Fate/Zero, won best in show. It was his first time cosplaying.

Zoe Kaiser / The Chicago Maroon
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Maria Krunic / The Chicago Maroon

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