Leon Chiro is a personal trainer, photomodel, and former Italian national athlete. He mostly cosplays videogame characters; most components, such as armour, weapons, and accessories, are handmade. Leon is a major competitor in European cosplay contests and has won numerous cosplay competitions in the main cons in Italy and Europe. In 2013 Leon started to travel around the world, invited as a special guest to different cons in Italy and Europe. He has judged very high level cosplay contests and has also been a special guest, staff member, and jury member of the cosplay contest in the first Cosplay Cruise experience called EXPLAY.