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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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What Will the Top Non-Anime Cosplay Costumes for 2010 Be?

[8 Feb 2010 | by | 2 Comments]

Last year was easily dubbed the year of Watchmen costumes (in terms of non-anime based cosplay). They were everywhere. It started in the spring, before the movie had even come out. And it culminated in the summer and fall, with large cons like Dragon*con and San Diego Comic-Con, where you couldn’t turn a corner without running into a Silk Spectre

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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