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A Cosplayer Is A Person Who

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A cosplayer is a person who______

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a cosplayer is a person who makes adults and children of all ages smile by bringing a character to life & Available for photos!

a cosplayer is a person who walks in heels all day because if the character can do it so can I!! (I can’t)

a cosplayer is a person who walks around in a heavy wig & uncushioned shoes for 8 hours & only complains at the end of the day.

A cosplayer is a person who worries about the mess their injuries will make on their costume rather than the injury itself

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Nekomancer

Cosplay Ideas for the Family

Cosplay is truly a way to connect with people. You connect with people who share you same interests and love doing the same things you do. You get to learn from each other and watch each other grow in craftsmanship. This sharing can be done with family as well! So moms and dads get out your little ones and prepare for the next convention because you are about to get loaded with ideas!

Cosplay Ideas for Mother and Daughter:
-Sailor Moon and Chibi Moon (Sailor Moon)

Sailor Moon and Chibi Moon

Photo Found on girlsbydaylight

-Ariel and Melody (The Little Mermaid)

Ariel and Melody

Cosplayer Biseuse

-Anna and Elsa (Frozen)

Anna and Elsa

Photo Found on blogs.disney

-Princess Peach and Rosalina (Super Mario Bro’s)

Rosalina, Princess Peach, and Princess Daisy

Photo Found on weeabooze

-Maleficent and Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)

Maleficent and Aurora

Cosplayer Chrome-sensei

-Alice and The Queen of Hearts (Alice in Wonderland)

Alice and The Queen of Hearts

Photo Found on splashnology

-Miku and Luka (Vocaloid)

Miku and Luka

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Yuzuki

Cosplayer Problems- How Do I Explain It to My Parents?

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Cosplay. It is a pretty cool hobby, I have to admit that, but how exactly do I explain it to my relatives, friends, ect.?

I think if you are in my age and time when you still live with your parents, it is definitely hard to come out to them. We all have that moment where we want to get a new cosplay or our first, and need to tell them what we are buying. Let’s just say it is REALLY hard to say ”I need a costume so I can go hang out with other people in costumes,” or something along that line.

The best way, or how I did it, is have my parents sit down and discuss the matter. What could go wrong? I mean, my conversation went so well, that my dad is now my right hand man in prop making.

So to help you with your talk, I have prepared a few things you have to include in your discussion.

1.) History of Cosplay 

Basically go and find the meaning of the word, (costume play), find how it started, how it has grown; I could go on. Just find the roots of it to start your discussion strong. Here are some links to help you!

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosplay http://www.costuming.org/history.html)

2.) Delve Further into Cosplay Itself

How I described cosplay to my parents is a mixture of theater and artistic aspects all squished together. Cosplay has A LOT of acting and theater aspects, especially if you plan on competing, and has EVEN MORE art forms along with it!

3.) Who or What are You Cosplaying?

Show them what you are cosplaying. Gather up the person/thing you would like to cosplay as in the anime, video game, ect., and a picture of how other people cosplay the character. Bring up a list of materials, costs, and other things you would like help on also.

 

Well there you have it, that is my plan to help you and others join the ever-growing culture of cosplay. I hope you all had a good Easter, and I will see you on the flip side!

 

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Crystal

Cosplay Ideas on Roles Using Bow and Arrow

I know some people are fans of bow and arrow, then which characters can we cosplay? Here I’d like to give you some cosplay ideas.

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Female Characters:

If you prefer to cosplay lovely young girls, the following characters may be among your choices:

Kaname Madoka

Kaname Madoka is a kind-hearted girl in Puella Magi Madoka Magica. After turning into a magic girl, she became independent and confident. Her weapon is a golden longbow decorated with several rosebuds. When Madoka bends the bow, it will generate an arrow with a huge amount of energy. Either a single shoot or a continuous shoot is possible, sometimes she can make a magic circle for a wide range of attack. Sometimes there is a flame emitted from the bow.

Puella Magi Madoka Magica Madoka Kaname Final Version Cosplay Costume

Sinon

Sinon’s avatar in Sword Art Online 2 ALO is a cute Cat Sith with blue hair and icy eyes. She is a talented archer because cat’s vision is further than other races in ALO. A jade bow and arrow is one of the main weapons of her. She can shoot the enemies even before they cast the spell. “One shoot! One kill” is Sinon’s slogan. Wanna be a character with cat ears and an amazing bow and arrow? Sinon is absolutely a good choice.

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Cute is not your cup of tea? How about a brave, bold, daring, courageous, stubborn, rebellious and headstrong girl?

Merida

Princess Merida is the by said girl who  does not fit the stereotypical princess role. She is an impetuous girl who wants to take control of her own destiny. Merida has honed her skill in archery, and is one of the most skilled archers ever seen. Cosplay as Merida, take the bow and arrows with you, ride on a horse and explore the world.

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cosplayer YunaDaKilla

 

Here comes another princess using bow and arrow:

Princess Zelda

Princess Zelda, the heroin in Twilight Princess from Legend of Zelda series, owns a Bow and a Light Arrow. She calls upon the Light Spirits to aids Link by aiming a Light Arrow at Link’s Mirror Shield and aids herself in defeating Ganondorf. By shooting the Light Arrows from her Bow, Zelda can stun Ganondorf, giving Link a chance to strike.

Princess Zelda

 

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Cosplayer 16bitlaughter

 

Kikyou (also spell as Kikyo)

Kikyou, one of the main roles in Inuyasha, is a good female psychic in warring state era. Kikyou has two famous arrows, one is “Hama Arrow” and the other is “Arrow of Seal”. Hama Arrow, which can powerfully penetrate through the enemies and purify the miasma, is used to break the magic. On the other side, Arrow of Seal doesn’t take the monsters’ lives but can seal them up.

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Kikyo (Inuyasha)

Cosplayer sara1789

 

Ashe
Ashe, the Frost Archer is one of the most popular characters in League of Legends. Her weapon is an ancient icy bow with an enchanted crystal arrow. The arrow is a linear and colliding skill shot. Ashe fires a giant arrow in a straight line. If it hits an enemy, it will deal magic damage and stun that champion for seconds. She concentrates on every target, fights for the unity of Friel Chesterton tribes and devotes herself to make it a powerful nation. Ashe is definitely a heroine with cool outfit and ability.

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Cosplayer Riddle1

 

Lara Croft

As an athletic English archaeologist-adventurer in the video game series Tomb Raider, Lara is fairly good at shooting. In the game, her bow and arrow can be upgraded to different types according to the player’s different grades, which include rope arrow, fire arrow, napalm arrow, explosive arrow, penetrating arrow, etc. This game has adapted into movies and animations by the same name.

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Lara Croft

 

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sado44

Miccostumes Weekly Summary 6-10th.April 2015

Our shop released the first part of our new costumes in April, and this week, we uploaded 5 costume videos to our youtube channel as well, they are Yukio Okumura,Panty & Stocking Panty,RWBY 2 Yang Xiao LongSupersonico and SAO 2 Sinon, you can see more details about costumes in the videos.

And right now there are 10 more cosplayers joined in our blog to share their cosplay articles,How to prepare for a Cosplay photoshoot and Exercise and diet for cosplay are the most popular articles this week,thanks Lisa and IRVY ,amazing! Hope more cosplayers join in our blog, and miccostumes.com will sponsor our authors for costumes/wigs,sounds good?Right now we need some articles topics below:

  • What Is The True Cost Of Cosplay?:Topic inspired by this article.
  • Top 10 princess cosplay ideas in 2015
  • How to find good cosplay ideas
  • Top 10 Ways To Become Cosplay Famous/ How to Become Cosplay Famous
  • How to make Assassination Classroom Korosensei cosplay Mask.
  • How to start your first cosplay

Also our sponsor convention reporter kitty shared her  Anime Boston 2015 experience with us, if you did not have the chance to be there, please check her report!

Best Cosplay This Week:

cosplay. Akame ga kill – Esdeath by kmitenkova

Best Team Cosplay This Week:

Killer Five Nights At Freddy’s Cosplay:

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Photographer:Thewillbox

 

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