Hard to argue the title, but are they really? They may welcome the best, but are the typical middle range cosplayer really welcomed? Keep in mind the best can compete with the best anywhere in the world, but the “medium” consists of kids who couldn’t fit or look right into their costumes, and no, they wouldn’t be welcomed anywhere. The medium cosplayer in Japan? The level remains high across the board at an event like Comiket. (Kotaku – Cosplayers)Continue reading
All photos by Dean Gojobori.
Cosplay isn’t what you might think. It’s portrayed as the super geek thing to do or be into. It’s supposed to be sexy but geeky at the same time. There’s plenty of folks who are into it of all sizes and styles, yet the media captures mostly only one type, the geeky guy, the less clothed female. (cnn – cosplay)Continue reading