FACTS Comic Convention took place last week at Flanders Expo in Ghent, Belgium, and while American and Japanese conventions may get all the attention, these cosplayers demonstrate that European cosplay is alive, well, and a strong contender in the world of cosplay!

1. Reinhardt (Overwatch) – Overwatch Cosplay was very well represented at FACTS but this incredible Reinhardt cosplay from Libs Cosplay (https://www.facebook.com/libsdarkstarcosplay/) blew us away both in terms of scale and detail! Truly epic cosplay!

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2. Syndra and Magma Lux (League of Legends) – Salome Cosplay (https://www.facebook.com/salomecosplay/?fref=ts) and Eleyane Cosplay bring the epic with these amazing cosplays!

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3. Maui (Moana) – Leovas (https://www.facebook.com/2Weeb5You/?rc=p) does an incredible job at portraying the demi-god Maui… hey it’s ok, it’s ok, you’re welcome!

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4. Prompto and Gladio (Final Fantasy XV) – There’s been a lot of awesome Final Fantasy cosplay lately with the release of the 15th installment, and this incredible duo (https://www.facebook.com/ChocobrosCosplays/?fref=ts) and continue to prove that Final Fantasy cosplayers always bring their A-game.

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5. Robbie Rotten (Lazy Town) – Meme cosplays are truly a beautiful thing, and this cosplayer completely nailed being villain number one!

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6. Jon Snow and Ygritte (Game of Thrones) – an incredible cosplay duo from this talented couple (https://www.facebook.com/dutchcosplaycouple/?fref=ts), proving also that Jon Snow still knows nothing!

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7. Tintin and Captain Haddock (Tintin Comics) – it wouldn’t be a Belgian comic convention without Herge’s amazing creations and these two great cosplayers totally nail it.

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8. While we’re in a party mood this Lego Mariachi band made sure the good times continued.

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9. Genji (Overwatch) – the incredible NonStop Prop’s (https://www.facebook.com/nonstopprops/?fref=ts) Genji was a fantastic build with incredible attention to detail… we need healing after being blown away by this cosplay.

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10. Demon Girl – This cosplay is based on a music video and is simply epic! If anyone can tell us the exact video we would love to know!

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11. Black Knight and Capra Demon (Dark Souls) – Mistvein (https://www.facebook.com/MistveinCosplay/?fref=ts) and MattEnx (https://www.facebook.com/themattenz/?fref=ts) created these amazing and terrifying cosplays from Dark Souls, their body language is incredibly convincing!

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12. Overwatch Squad goals! Genji, Junkrat, Tracer and Anna, that’s our squad goals right there!
(Non Stop Props as Genji, Nona Merckx-wezemaal as Junkrat, Lunaisonline cosplay as Tracer
Redelice as Ana)

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All GIFS courtesy of The 86th Floor: Cosplay & Con’s Cosplay Music Video. Watch it here: