San Diego Comic-Con is perhaps the biggest convention of the best cosplayers in the entire world, with thousands of fans preparing in anticipation every year. It combines both pop and geek culture while encompassing many genres and media, shown in the cosplay costumes. This year, Comic-Con took place between the 19th and 22nd of July and was celebrated by thousands of fans, geeks and cosplayers.

Cosplay is the practice of dressing up as a character from a book, movie or video game, most of whom come from the Japanese genre manga or anime. The best cosplay outfit is usually nominated in some way so Comic Cons might get a tiny bit competitive.

While most people get excited about the various trailers that drop during the event, or appearances by their favorite celebrities, others use the opportunity to show their cosplay ideas and skills by dressing up as their favorite characters. The most detailed cosplay outfits always receive a lot of attention from fellow character fans. Just as the last year, we have compiled a list of the best cosplays from 2018 Comic Con. Scroll down below to check out the best anime cosplays and don't forget to comment and vote for your favorites!

#1 Mystique, X-Men

Mystique, X-Men

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Rebekah 6 months ago

The outfit/makeup blue match is stunning.

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#2 Angel Of Death, Hellboy

Angel Of Death, Hellboy

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sakora 6 months ago

The last thing you see...

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#3 Iron Man, Marvel

Iron Man, Marvel

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Amanda V 6 months ago

Tony Bark

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#4 Wonder Woman, Dc

Wonder Woman, Dc

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Carla Visagie 6 months ago

Beautiful photo

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#5 Mad Hatter, Alice In Wonderland

Mad Hatter, Alice In Wonderland

J.Rulison Report

Nightsong Ceawlin 6 months ago

He dressed up his vehicle, too. I love it!

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#6 Drag Queen Deadpool

Drag Queen Deadpool

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Barbara 6 months ago

This is so Deadpool. And an idea for the next Deadpool Funko!

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#7 Okoye, Marvel

Okoye, Marvel

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Coco 6 months ago

omgomg

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#8 Scooby Gang, Scooby Doo

Scooby Gang, Scooby Doo

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#9 Greta Gremlin, Gremlins 2

Greta Gremlin, Gremlins 2

kyrstamua Report

Nightsong Ceawlin 7 months ago

The detailed work on her skin is fantastic!

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#10 Dumbledore, Harry Potter

Dumbledore, Harry Potter

Randy Fuchs Report

Janine B. 6 months ago

Looks a bit like he wears the curtain that used to be full of doxies. :D

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#11 Ace Ventura, Pet Detective

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective

captaincodycosplay Report

Captain Marvel 6 months ago

Love this movie!!

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#12 Mantis, Gamora And Nebula, Marvel

Mantis, Gamora And Nebula, Marvel

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jo_shortland 6 months ago

Brilliant

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#13 Creature Cosplay

Creature Cosplay

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Carolina Ren 6 months ago

and we still get crappy CGI monsters in movies

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#14 Yondu And Groot, Marvel

Yondu And Groot, Marvel

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Ponty Maningas 6 months ago

And Captain America.

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#15 Galadriel And Dwarf, Lord Of The Rings

Galadriel And Dwarf, Lord Of The Rings

TheOneRing.net Report

Captain Marvel 6 months ago

Wow! This is amazing, should be higher up! :D

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#16 Harley Quinn, Dc

Harley Quinn, Dc

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tarebear 6 months ago

This almost looks like a cartoon...excellent picture and even better pose!!

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#17 Killer Croc, Dc

Killer Croc, Dc

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tarebear 6 months ago

This is amazing

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#18 Aaron Paul's Daughter Story Annabelle Paul In A Breaking Bad Cosplay

Aaron Paul's Daughter Story Annabelle Paul In A Breaking Bad Cosplay

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Mojones 6 months ago

A proud cook and his product

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#19 Xenomorph And Predator

Xenomorph And Predator

creaturesandkits Report

Carolyn Stewart 6 months ago

Wow!!

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#20 Rachael, Blade Runner

Rachael, Blade Runner

Rulison Photography Report

Minnie-me 6 months ago

awesome!

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#21 Hawkgirl, Dc

Hawkgirl, Dc

coldbluesky Report

Rebekah 6 months ago

Those wings. Damn.

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#22 Deadpool

Deadpool

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SnowboardLover 6 months ago

Is this not the original costume? Cuz it sure looks like it

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#23 Ciri, The Witcher

Ciri, The Witcher

Rulison Photography Report

Jess De La Souza 6 months ago (edited)

Seriously, her eyes are mesmerizing

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#24 Mugatu, Zoolander

Mugatu, Zoolander

J.Rulison Report

Rachelle 6 months ago

Awesome! All that's missing is the poodle & Todd.

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#25 Cholo Thanos, Marvel

Cholo Thanos, Marvel

therealchinaman Report

tarebear 6 months ago

LMFAO THE CHANCLETA !!!!! That is the icing on the awesome cake

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#26 Beast Killer Belle

Beast Killer Belle

coldbluesky Report

glowworm2 7 months ago

I love this one--especially the sword and shield.

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#27 Deadpool And Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Deadpool

Deadpool And Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Deadpool

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Not Quite Infinity 6 months ago

OMG she looks JUST like her in the actual movie!

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#28 Pennywise, It

Pennywise, It

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Coco! 6 months ago

talk to the hand cuz the receding hairline ain't listening

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#29 Steampunk Frankenstein's Monster And Bride

Steampunk Frankenstein's Monster And Bride

Danny D Photography Report

Rebekah 6 months ago

Brilliant.

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#30 Darth Donald Trump

Darth Donald Trump

WillHunting562 Report

Jamie Toon 6 months ago

You guys know this is Mark Hamill, right?

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#31 Captain America, Marvel

Captain America, Marvel

Rulison Photography Report

Jess De La Souza 6 months ago

Love the ladies of all body types

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#32 Machiko Noguchi, Aliens Vs. Predator

Machiko Noguchi, Aliens Vs. Predator

evilted_channel Report

tarebear 6 months ago

Damn if I had her body I'm pretty sure I'd dress like this everyday she looks amazing

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#33 Halo Cosplay

Halo Cosplay

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Fiendhunter 6 months ago

Lol is that a Grunt?

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#34 Night King, Game Of Thrones

Night King, Game Of Thrones

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Susan Forbes 6 months ago

What's up with the baby doll?

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#35 Peter Pan And Tinkerbell, Disney

Peter Pan And Tinkerbell, Disney

J.Rulison Report

glowworm2 7 months ago

What an adorable Genderbending!

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#36 Ezra Miller As Toadette

Ezra Miller As Toadette

JinkxMonsoon Report

Evgeniya Khon 6 months ago

Hope he wears this outfit when he visits Comic Con in Korea this August

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#37 Jon Snow And Thanos

Jon Snow And Thanos

barachan.cosplay Report

Captain Marvel 6 months ago

OK, now THIS is a good Thanos!

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#38 Captain Hook, Disney

Captain Hook, Disney

Randy Fuchs Report

Connor Breen 6 months ago

Blebding the chin was easyer cause of the stubble. Had trouble with the nose cause the hotel had really bad lighting. ❤

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#39 Batman And Wonder Woman, Dc

Batman And Wonder Woman, Dc

San Diego Convention Center Report

Christine M Quigley 6 months ago

Wow! Excellent!

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#40 Boba Fett, Star Wars

Boba Fett, Star Wars

J.Rulison Report

Rachelle 6 months ago

Boobie Fett? Sorry, I had to go there.

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#41 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Comic-Con International Report

Kjorn 7 months ago

still looks better than the last movie

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#42 Night King, Game Of Thrones

Night King, Game Of Thrones

Nathan Rupert Report

Binxyminxem 6 months ago

Where's the baby now? I can see he's thinking about it...

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#43 Living Dead Dolls Pinhead, Hellraiser

Living Dead Dolls Pinhead, Hellraiser

horror_sketches Report

Bambi 6 months ago

Maybe she should chop them off just to please you?

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#44 Grimace Thanos, Marvel

Grimace Thanos, Marvel

patloika Report

Rebekah 6 months ago

Potholder glove. So cool!

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#45 Poison Ivy, Dc

Poison Ivy, Dc

wdlee00 Report

Spooky Tooth 6 months ago

sort of looks like Jennifer Aniston! love!!

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#46 Widowmaker, Overwatch

Widowmaker, Overwatch

xlectax Report

Lu 6 months ago

Great detail!

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#47 Lord Zedd, Power Rangers

Lord Zedd, Power Rangers

Nerd Alert Cosplay Report

Panda Momma01 6 months ago

Oh my god! I'm such an original MMPR fan this just blew my mind!!!!!!!!

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#48 Wolverine, X-Men

Wolverine, X-Men

Randy Fuchs Report

Tony Moon 6 months ago

Damn, thats pretty damn good.

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#49 Sally And Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas

Sally And Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas

capuchinocosplay Report

Carolyn Stewart 6 months ago

Another great gender-bender!

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#50 Monster Hunter Cosplay

Monster Hunter Cosplay

chingucosplay Report

Rebekah 6 months ago

SO well done.

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#51 Hera Syndulla, Star Wars

Hera Syndulla, Star Wars

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Nebraska King-Sky 6 months ago

Beautiful!

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#52 Neo And The Twins, The Matrix

Neo And The Twins, The Matrix

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Parmeisan 6 months ago

Well-done with the bullets!

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#53 Mega Man

Mega Man

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MnM2520 6 months ago

Mega man X, to be specific

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#54 Ghost Rider, Marvel

Ghost Rider, Marvel

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sakora 6 months ago

Great idea!

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#55 Night Queen, Game Of Thrones

Night Queen, Game Of Thrones

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lunanoir69 6 months ago

Incredible make up and costume detail!!

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#56 Thor, Vision And Scarlet Witch

Thor, Vision And Scarlet Witch

thecosplaydog Report

Spooky Tooth 6 months ago

and rocket....

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#57 Darth Maul, Star Wars

Darth Maul, Star Wars

galician_gamer Report

karen snyder 6 months ago

Hell Yes! Amazing Costume! Picture does not do it justice.

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#58 Okami Amaterasu

Okami Amaterasu

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Carolina Ren 6 months ago

So cute ♥

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#59 Sith Acolyte Eradicator, Star Wars

Sith Acolyte Eradicator, Star Wars

J.Rulison Report

Krystyna Chojnowska 6 months ago

elaborate!

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#60 Darth Maul, Star Wars

Darth Maul, Star Wars

ishypix Report

htbq 6 months ago

do not under estimate the power of the ches..dark side....

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#61 Darth Vader, Star Wars

Darth Vader, Star Wars

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Myr Jones 6 months ago

The girl next to Darth Vader is the Seventh Sister of the Inquisitorius from Rebels. She's amazing too!

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#62 Geralt And Ciri, The Witcher

Geralt And Ciri, The Witcher

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Jonathan TARTESSE 6 months ago

Only need colored lenses, and it would be much better.

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#63 Queen Of The Dead, Court Of The Dead

Queen Of The Dead, Court Of The Dead

Randy Fuchs Report

Rebekah 6 months ago

Beautiful.

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#64 Austin Powers And Tommy Wiseau

Austin Powers And Tommy Wiseau

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A Totally Normal Cellist 6 months ago

If you look fast, it kinda looks like Benedict Cumberbatch on the left.

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#65 Mercy Rescuing Reaper, Overwatch

Mercy Rescuing Reaper, Overwatch

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FleurTangClan 6 months ago

No capes!

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#66 Darth Revan, Star Wars

Darth Revan, Star Wars

Darius Maybee Report

Rose Hogue 6 months ago

Love the mask!

#67 Ranger, Anthem

Ranger, Anthem

J.Rulison Report

Rose Hogue 6 months ago

Lotta work done here.

#68 Tracer, Overwatch

Tracer, Overwatch

San Diego Convention Center Report

Not Quite Infinity 6 months ago

All of my friends said I looked like Tracer... before I dyed my hair pink (I'm not a big fan of Overwatch so I'm happy the comments stopped)

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#69 Aloy, Horizon Zero Dawn

Aloy, Horizon Zero Dawn

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karen snyder 6 months ago

And Sylens, her humorless father figure. Great detail and gorgeous work! Aloy's clothing and accessories get wacky by the end, but the style is always beautiful.

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#70 Steampunk C3po, Star Wars

Steampunk C3po, Star Wars

Randy Fuchs Report

tarebear 6 months ago

Kinda looks more like the steampunk lookin guy in Hellboy

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#71 Pennywise, It

Pennywise, It

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Azure Adams 6 months ago

Rather clean pennywise

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#72 Kratos, God Of War

Kratos, God Of War

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Sivi 6 months ago

Boy!

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#73 Pennywise, It

Pennywise, It

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Kay Pahlad 6 months ago

Love the detailed eyes, looks evil.

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#74 LA Valiant's Valkyrie, OWL

LA Valiant's Valkyrie, OWL

Danny D Photography Report

Camille Kingsley 6 months ago

ok wow this is so cool omg

#75 Hulk, Marvel

Hulk, Marvel

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Kjorn 7 months ago

it's more a orc from warcraft i think

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#76 Harley Quinn, Dc

Harley Quinn, Dc

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Rose Hogue 6 months ago

Beautiful!

#77 Cosband

Cosband

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Linda Hutsell 6 months ago

Left to right... Diego, Lucy and Magnus from the graphic book Timeless, Diego and the Rangers of the Atlantic by Armand Baltazar

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