Team Italy

Meet the three talented cosplayers representing Italy in the Overwatch Cosplay Battle.

Follow their progress while they craft their cosplay.

Blackwatch Genji

Genji’s Blackwatch skin appeared in the game during the Overwatch Uprising event in April 2017. With pipes and joints connecting Genji’s cybernetic upgrades to parts of his human body, the juxtaposition of technical and organic elements is sure to present a challenge for the Italian team.

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Team Members

Leon Chiro

Leon Chiro

Leon Chiro Cosplay Art

Leon is a professional cosplayer, model, and former athlete who previously studied physiotherapy and sports science. He has cosplayed in more than 45 countries, collaborated with several video game companies, and won numerous competitions in Europe, including Lucca Comics and Games and Japan Expo. His dream is to be a symbol of motivation and positivity for the cosplay community.

Nadia

Nadia

NadiaSK

Nadia is a costume designer, fashion stylist, and cosplayer who has created more than 100 costumes throughout her cosplay career. Her work has been featured in magazines and cosplay books like Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Otacool 2, and she’s won awards numerous at competitions around the world, including first place at Cosplay World Masters 2012 and CICAF 2012.

Andrea di Virgilio

Andrea di Virgilio

Starchild Props

Andrea studied costume and set design at the Rome University of Fine Arts and has been cosplaying since 2011. He's won several awards including the Yamato Cup in Brazil and the Romics comic book, animation, and gaming convention in 2015, and now pursues a career in prop making.

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