If you are not a gamer or know someone who is, it’s very possible for you to not know what cosplay means. At its origins cosplay is a shortening of two words: costume and play. Well, now you probably start to have an idea about what it means. If someone is a cosplay, it means that she or he is wearing a costume exactly the same as her or his favorite character. That character can be from games, comic books, anime and many others.
For those who love this kind of entertainment, it is more than a costume. It is a life style and a way to express themselves and the things they love. For them, it is being hold each year a convention where all the people who do cosplay meet each other. It’s an awesome occasion for everyone, because they can meet people whose interests are the same and socialize with them. In this way, they are making new friends from the entire world and can show each other’s their costumes. hemoroizi
One of the most important and awesome thing is that many people make their own costumes manually. You can say that this can be considered art. The joy and satisfaction is bigger when you are wearing a costume made by you, with your own hands! It can take a long time to do it, but you will impress everyone! If you need help, you can watch tutorials!
When you love so much a game, anime or comic book, without realizing you try to be like your favorite character, you imagine yourself how is to be like them, to have such awesome adventures and maybe save the world! After that, you really want to be like them, even for a few hours or days. You can be whoever you want, when you do cosplay: an assassin from Assassin’s Creed; Diablo, The Archangel Tyrael or the Nephalem from Diablo 3; Fiora, Morgana, Tristana, Teemo or Rengar from League of Legends; Kakashi Hatake from Naruto. You can be whoever your favorite character is, it really doesn’t matter who he or she is!
A really good thing is that it gives to you self-confidence! Many people who felt ugly or awkward before they did cosplay, said that after wearing their favorite costume and being who they want, that feeling about themselves changed. They get more self-confidence, because they finally have become who they wanted to. They were a superhero, a champion, an awesome fighter, someone with supernatural powers who save the world! That is the only thing that really matters.
The fact is that doing cosplay makes you be the hero you want, it gives you the occasion to meet people like you and make new friends with the same interests as you and also gives you more self-confidence and happiness! It’s an awesome kind of entertainment and art!