Jun 062010
 



 
I miss the bulk of the cosplayer which gathered on the Harajuku bridge on Sundays. A couple of years ago, there were lots of young people coming here to meet their friends and be seen by other people. Many dozens would “costume play” in public and be open for photography. Recently only a very small number of cosplayers come to Harajuku bridge and most of them are not that friendly or good anymore.

However, I do check the location from time to time and this Sunday some very interesting cosplays were on display. Without any doubt this old man took the cake when it came to cosplay design and presentation. He was dressed up as some kind of bespectacled old woman with a huge headdresss with dolls and live goldfish earrings. I don’t know if he is cosplaying an actual anime/manga character or if this cosplay is of his own design, but he is quite famous for it. His name is Eijirō Miyamae, but around here he is know as the “Harajuku ojisan” (原宿おじさん) and it was a pleasure to take some pictures of him.

Old Japanese guy in elaborate cosplay with live goldfishes.
Old Japanese guy in elaborate cosplay with live goldfishes.
Eijirō Miyamae wearing his female cosplay and a big hat covered with dolls and other small figurines.
Eijirō Miyamae wearing his female cosplay and a big hat covered with dolls and other small figurines.
Close-up of the Harajuku Ojisan cosplayer and his goldfish earrings.
Close-up of the Harajuku Ojisan cosplayer and his goldfish earrings.
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