Hey gang, it’s Cosplay Friday!

August 26, 2005 – 3:29 pm

Above, people dressed up as pieces of furniture. Image is tagged as having originated from leenks.com, I have no idea who took it, who these sofa-people are, or whether this happens next. Reader comment: Violet Blue says, “Those furniture bondage pics were snagged from the wonderfully hardworking forniphiliacs at House of Gord. Case in point: Link. Also, a definition:

Forniphilia: the art of human furniture

forni- f. Old French furnir f.

Roman, fornire; to furnish -philia f.

Greek philos; love of, fondness for

Link to full size.

Above: I don’t read Japanese, so I don’t understand all of the details — but I think this photo gallery depicts people dressed up at a comics convention. This image kinda hurts.

(Thanks to Joi Ito for both sets!)

Reader comment: Nicholas Freeman says,

The pictures are from Comic Market 68 (aka Comiket), which happened from 8-12 to 8-14 this year. It’s a regular manga related festival. Info in English: Link.

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