The nation of Japan is known for many, many things – sushi, giant robots, crazy cartoons, and small (yet oh-so-efficient) pieces of technology, to name a few. As a general rule of thumb, Japan takes its fandom very, very seriously, and what part of fandom would be complete without cosplay?

We had a pair of correspondents at the Tokyo Game Show 2010 this past week, and they were fortunate (and smart) enough to have a camera with them. They snapped a ton of cosplay shots, and these were some of our favorites. For the rest, check out the gallery!

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Final Fantasy X‘s Auron knows that cosplay is very serious business.

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Ace Attorney‘s Phoenix and Edgeworth hang out together when not shouting at each other across a courtroom.

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Bayonetta, complete with lollipop and suit made of hair.

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Blanka flew in from Brazil last night, and boy are his arms– no, I’m not going there.

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Even deadly killing machines like Street Fighter‘s Cammy can stop to pose every once in a while.

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Don’t you just hate chest monsters? How did they even evolve in the first place?

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The strongest woman in the world will kick you in the face.

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BlazBlue‘s Ragna the Bloodedge seems to be having a bad hand day.

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Ooh, I bet this suave-looking Dante felt really awkward after Capcom revealed the new character redesign.

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Fate/Stay Night‘s Archer goes a bit mad with power.

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I don’t know what this guy is even cosplaying, but that’s certainly … quite the outfit. Or lack thereof.

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It’s a great costume, but it’s a bit frustrating that we can’t remember who he’s dressed as. Seriously, who is this guy? It’s driving me nuts!

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Aww, a big fuzzy Monster Hunter kitty.

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When hanging out with Ganondorf, Link always makes sure to be carrying an extra fairy around. Just to be sure.

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He’s either from Dynasty Warriors, or he was attacked by Big Bird on the way to the show. I could go either way, really.

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Sadly, the Persona 3 main character doesn’t have much to do before the Midnight Hour.

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The … the eyes. It feels like they’re piercing straight into my soul.

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Would you like to buy a flower? Please keep all absurdly long swords away from Final Fantasy VII‘s Aeris at all times.

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This Final Fantasy XIII cast knows how to work it, baby chocobo included.

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You now manually have Air Man’s theme song stuck in your head.

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This Kingdom Hearts cosplay is all kinds of adorable, but Sora’s huge shoes just make it work.

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A Slime draws near! Three of them! Stacked on a person! Wait, what?

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I know Ronald McDonald is supposed to be happy, but I just feel more like he’s going to stab me with a frozen McNugget.

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E. Honda and Cody are ready to rumble – with you.

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I think the best part about this cosplay is how serious he is about his banana gun.

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This Final Fantasy Tactics alchemist might be ready to brew up a potion, but be wary – that aftertaste is worse than freakin’ Coke.

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