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China: Cosplay Star Loses Battle With Cancer

Categories: East Asia, China, Arts & Culture, Technology, Women & Gender, Youth

Wang Lin [1] (aka Feng Jianya), a prominent member of China's grassroots cosplay scene throughout the past decade and winner under the individual category in a cosplay competition at ChinaJoy [2] 2007, passed away February 13 just following her 30th birthday after more than a year-long battle with cancer. See some of her work here [3], here [4] and here [5].