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A Ninja Costume Guide

[14 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The ninja costume: iconic and potentially simple. It’s ideal for that last minute need for a costume at a convention. It can be as easy as picking up a cheap one online or at a local costume store, or as labor intensive as creating your own leather and cloth armor by hand. Because the costume has such a broad range

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Cosplay Advice: Take Care of Your Feet!

[4 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Cosplaying at a fandom convention can often be an exercise in masochism, at least in regard to your feet. This is especially true for those who attend conventions for an entire weekend, and are doing it absurd and crazy footwear. As much as we wish it wasn’t true, cute shoes don’t usually equal comfortable shoes, and this is even more

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Losing Weight for Cosplay: Tips, Warnings, and Information

[11 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

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

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Cosplaying in the Cold: 5 Tips for Winterizing a Cosplay Costume

[12 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Back in the summer, I wrote an article about keeping cool during summer conventions while cosplaying. Now that much of the United States and Europe is enduring a nice arctic blast, it seems only fitting to write an article about coping with cosplay in the colder months. Cosplay is not exclusively an indoor or outdoor activity. While most convention cosplay