Cosplay Dossier

Companion pieces to Agents of Cosplay, giving insider tips and tricks.

Cosplay Dossier

Many have used the term "professional cosplayer," but the more I think about it the more I realize it's an inaccurate term.

Cosplay Dossier

Every cosplayer has little things regarding costumes that annoy them. These details are simple, inexpensive steps some cosplayers skip for reasons I cannot fathom.

Cosplay Dossier

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?

Cosplay Dossier

The various Disney brands have a singular ability to inspire strong emotional reactions in people. For me, Disney is a positive thing.

Cosplay Dossier

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.

Cosplay Dossier

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.

Cosplay Dossier

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.