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JUNE Asia Cosplay Meet Thailand, Funan Digitalife Mall, Singapore see you again at the next Cosplay event here in Singapore. Cosplay (コスプレ, kosupure), a portmanteau of the words costume play, is a performance art in .. A female group crossplaying as Loki at Dragon Con . The increasing popularity of Japanese animation outside of Asia during the late At these gatherings, cosplayers, like their Japanese counterparts, meet to show off. Born in Singapore, he spent majority of his childhood exposed to Japanese culture, especially . he's active in performing DJs at World Cosplay Summits and Voice Actor Live events, etc. Come meet us anytime on our YouTube channel! After making quite an impression in the Japanese Electric Music Scene, in
Upon enrolling in the Faculty of Integrated Human Studies at Kyoto University, she joined the light music club, and began activities as a singer-songwriter. After graduation, as a creator, while she was creating music exclusively for Sony Music Publishing, she also participated as a vocalist and backing chorus for many works.
She has many hobbies, including: Musicals, movies, watching foreign TV dramas, creating her own accessories, oil painting, cooking, the party game Mafia and more.
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She emerged as a finalist and was signed to Horipro. Since then, she has appeared in various TV anime, games, drama CDs and so on, with her popularity and recognition ever increasing. In Februaryshe held her second ever solo concert at the Ex Theater in Roppongi. Her hobbies include taking walks and karaoke and has the ability to eat sweet foods very quickly. Apart from voicing roles in anime, she also has multiple credits doing narration for TV as well as voiceovers for games.
Some of her main roles include: She is managed by Stardust Promotion.
Most specific costumes described therein are for historical figures although some are sourced from fiction, like The Three Musketeers or Shakespeare characters. Fan costuming[ edit ] A Mr. Skygack — an early modern costuming or cosplay outfit, Washington state,    A. Condo 's science fiction comic strip character Mr. Skygack, from Mars a Martian ethnographer who comically misunderstands many Earthly affairs is arguably the first fictional character that people emulated by wearing costumes, as in Mr.
William Fell of Cincinnati, Ohio are reported to have attended a masquerade at a skating rink wearing Mr.
Skygack and Miss Dillpickles costumes. Later, inan unnamed woman won first prize at masquerade ball in Tacoma, Washington wearing another Skygack costume. Douglas, known in fandom as Morojo. Paul and the film Things to Comedesigned and created by Douglas.
Smith as Northwest Smith from C. Moore 's series of short stories and both Ackerman and Douglas wearing their futuristicostumes again.
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Contestants either walked across a stage or a cleared area of the dance floor. Rules governing costumes became established in response to specific costumes and costuming trends. The first nude contestant at a Worldcon masquerade was in ; but the height of this trend was in the s and early s, with a few every year.
The peanut butter rubbed off, doing damage to soft furnishings and other peoples' costumes, and then began to go rancid under the heat of the lighting. Food, odious, and messy substances were banned as costume elements after that event. The earliest known instance of costuming at a convention in the United Kingdom was at the London Science Fiction Convention but this was only as part of a play.
However, members of the Liverpool Science Fantasy Society attended the 1st Cytriconin Ketteringwearing costumes and continued to do so in subsequent years. Possibly the first costume contest held at a comic book convention was at the 1st Academy Con held at Broadway Central HotelNew York in August Voice actress June Foray was the master of ceremonies.
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They became friends and, according to Stevens "Forry and his wife, Wendayne, soon became like my god parents. He was impressed with the masquerade and reported on it in My Anime, coining the term kosupure from which cosplay is derived in the process.
His report also encouraged Japanese fans to include more costuming in their own conventions. The new term did not catch on immediately, however.
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It was a year or two after the article was published before it was in common use among fans at conventions. There was no contest untilwhen the World Cosplay Championship began. Worldcon masquerade attendance peaked in the s and started to fall thereafter.
This trend was reversed when the concept of cosplay was re-imported from Japan. It is generally considered different from Halloween and Mardi Gras costume wear, as the intention is to replicate a specific character, rather than to reflect the culture and symbolism of a holiday event.
As such, when in costume, some cosplayers often seek to adopt the affect, mannerisms, and body language of the characters they portray with "out of character" breaks. The characters chosen to be cosplayed may be sourced from any movie, TV series, book, comic book, video game, music band, anime, or manga.
Some cosplayers even choose to cosplay an original character of their own design or a fusion of different genres e.
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Manufacturers produce and sell packaged outfits for use in cosplay, with varying levels of quality. These costumes are often sold online, but also can be purchased from dealers at conventions.
Japanese manufacturers of cosplay costumes reported a profit of 35 billion yen in Other cosplayers, who prefer to create their own costumes, still provide a market for individual elements, and various raw materials, such as unstyled wigs, hair dye, cloth and sewing notions, liquid latexbody paintcostume jewelry, and prop weapons.
Cosplay represents an act of embodiment. Cosplay has been closely linked to the presentation of self yet cosplayers' ability to perform is limited by their physical features. The accuracy of a cosplay is judged based on the ability to accurately represent a character through the body, and individual cosplayers frequently are faced by their own "bodily limits"  such as level of attractiveness, body size, and disability  that often restrict and confine how accurate the cosplay is perceived to be.
Authenticity is measured by a cosplayer's individual ability to translate on-screen manifestation to the cosplay itself.