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'Cosplay World' by Brian Ashcraft and Luke Plunkett
The global phenomenon of cosplay, short for “costume play,” takes dress-up to a whole new level. Costumed fans role-play as characters from comics, movies, books, TV shows, and video games. Think Superman, Wonder Woman, “Star Wars,” “Teenage ...
The Mary Sue
TMS Exclusive Interview: Heroes of Cosplay's Holly Conrad Has Some Advice ...
The Mary Sue
Halloween is fast approaching, and I know we all want to look good. For the best dress-up advice in the biz, I chatted with Holly Conrad, who you can find on Heroes of Cosplay, on her YouTube channel, or blogging over on ThinkGeek. Get your spoopy ...
Yaya Han, Famous cosplayer was groped twice on the street during Comic Con
A renown costume designer and cosplayer who was in New York for Comic Con is speaking out after she was groped twice over the weekend, once while wearing a poncho. Yaya Han has been dressing up characters from video games, anime and movies for ...
Where The Word "Cosplay" Actually Comes From
It was a fan convention and, in this environment, what would become cosplay in Japan started to flourish. There was already a Japanese term to express the concept of dressing up: kasou (仮想). However, the word carried a nuance of disguise and didn't ...
Where The Word Cosplay' Actually Comes From
Cosplay Is Not Consent: The People Fighting Sexual Harassment at Comic Con
“I had to physically stop two people from putting hands on me," said Alana Leilani. Dressed as Lady Rainicorn from Adventure Time, she described one of many harassments she experienced at last year's New York Comic Con. “One stopped after I pushed ...
WGTC 2014 New York Comic-Con Cosplay Gallery
The Comic Book World Is Getting Safer for Women, But the Gaming World Isn
NYCC 2014: Best of Cosplay Part Four
No, The Rise Of Cosplay Is Not A Bad Sign For The U.S. Economy
Let me get this out of the way first: I don cosplay. But I think James Pethokoukis writing at The Week was pretty far off when he wrote that the rise of cosplay is a bad sign for the U.S. economy. Jim looked at Japan, which has suffered from a long ...