Gadget Gears is an American born costumer, designer, and cosplayer. She started out in theater, where she was trained as a costumer, makeup artist and starred in several leading operatic roles. On Broadway, Gadget worked on multiple Broadway tours, including the Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Les Miserables and the 1st National Tour of WarHorse. In 2007 she fell in love with cosplay because it not only allowed her to create beautiful costumes, but to create things that defied expectations, tell stories, and challenge herself in new and interesting ways. Ten years later, Gadget and her cosplay partner were able to put this passion on display as they represented the USA at the World Cosplay Summit as Undertaker and Ciel from Kuroshitsuji.
Shinji is a Danish cosplayer and seamstress with nearly 12 years of cosplay experience. She's represented Denmark in several international cosplay contests since 2013, including the Nordic Cosplay Championship in 2013 and 2018, World Cosplay Summit 2014 and 2016 and Eurocosplay 2015. She considers her greatest achievement within cosplay to be placing 2nd at the World Cosplay Summit in 2016. Outside of cosplay, Shinji has worked on several Danish theater productions including the Danish version of Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber. All though Shinji is heavily invested in cosplay performing, she still finds the craftsmanship behind cosplay to be the most fascinating part. She loves detailed designs that allows for hours of embroidery and research.
TinYasuo is a Danish cosplayer and began his journey in 2007. He is entirely self-taught in all aspects of cosplay and has represented Denmark in different international cosplay contests since 2013. His international awards include placing 2nd and 1st in 2013 and 2017 respectively at the Nordic Cosplay Championship and placing 1st at the European Cosplay Gathering in 2015. One of his greatest achievements has been representing Denmark at the World Cosplay summit in 2014, 2016 and 2018. His passion for creativity and performance is what motivates him to bring beloved characters to life. When he’s not participating in a cosplay contest, you can find TinYasuo engrossed in fine detail work, which he is especially fond of.