'Heroes of Cosplay': Spectacular dress up for MegaCon big money

In Hollywood, celebrities dress up all the time, and gossip mags are often comparing the relative fashion sense of this actor or that. But in the world of comic books and sci-fi/fantasy, fashion celebrities not only wear spectacular outfits -- they also make them.Airing Tuesdays, Syfy's "Heroes of Cosplay" (originally announced as "Cosworld") dives into the subculture of fans who handcraft costumes based on their favorite characters from sci-fi movies, video games, anime and more. And at conventions around the nation and the world, they walk their creations onstage to win glory and cash prizes.Filmed in part at MegaCon in Orlando, Fla. -- a convention famed for its costuming excellence -- "Heroes of Cosplay" follows several cosplay enthusiasts as they put it all on the line in design, manufacture and showmanship.They include:Yaya Han - An acknowledged expert in cosplay, the Atlanta-based Han also often serves as a judge at contests.Riki LeCotey - A native of...



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