Many have used the term "professional cosplayer," but the more I think about it the more I realize it's an inaccurate term.
Companion pieces to Agents of Cosplay, giving insider tips and tricks.
Every cosplayer has little things regarding costumes that annoy them. These details are simple, inexpensive steps some cosplayers skip for reasons I cannot fathom.
Satoru Iwata was a businessman, but he was also a loving game designer with philosophies we could all stand to learn from. When we value happiness over everything else, what can we learn?
The various Disney brands have a singular ability to inspire strong emotional reactions in people. For me, Disney is a positive thing.
While Western art forms are heavily scrutinized for realism, Anime frequently features unrealistic natural phenomenon. While this seems weird to most people over thirty-five, to the Anime generation, it's normal.
These cosplayers defy so many of the negative stereotypes of cosplay: Cosplayers just want attention. We cosplay to wear skimpy clothes. We're just failed models. We're fake geeks ruining fandom for the real geeks.
Harley Quinn is a lot of different things to a lot of different cosplayers. But the thing that tends to come up a lot with critics is the sexy depiction of a character in an abusive relationship.