Losing Weight for Cosplay: Tips, Warnings, and Information
Let’s be honest, a lot of female anime characters have absurdly unrealistic body shapes, typically involving a teeny tiny waist and a pair of breasts that make it seem like she’d topple over. It isn’t much better for the men. Either the male anime stars are rail thin and tall, or they are insanely muscular. It often seems like there aren’t many characters that fall somewhere in between.
So what’s a cosplayer to do if the goal is to look as much like the original character as possible?
For many, the decision is to try and lose weight and/or gain muscle. Why? Because there is a perception (by some) in the cosplay community that if you’re going to dress up as the character, that you need to match their body type.
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