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Queer simulation: The practice, performance and pleasure of cosplay.: EBSCOhost

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Your Conventions Do's and Don'ts - Cosplay.com

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Your Conventions Do's and Don'ts General Cosplay Chat
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General Construction Help - Cosplay.com

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For all construction questions that don't fit into above categories
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What is Cosplay? - Cosplay

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Cosplay is short for costumed roleplay. Learn what cosplay is with pictures, information, links, and more.
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Why I'm Writing This Paper?

to answer the question above.

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I am personally really into Cosplaying,  I run a group of 8 or so people who do this with me, and I most of their weapons/armor.  I'm wanting to get really far into the cosplay world, so I think the first step would be to know about the culture/life around cosplaying.

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The question for the I-Search project

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What is the culture that revolves around cosplay?

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Otaku and Fit - Cosplay/Fitness/Nutrition Tips and Tutorials + Japanese Culture

Otaku and Fit - Cosplay/Fitness/Nutrition Tips and Tutorials + Japanese Culture | Cosplay Internationalis Group | Scoop.it
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for the i search project

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I-Search Topics

topics for college project called "I-Search".

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> Japanese Animation

> Cosplay

> Video Editing

> The making of Chinese characters

> Manga

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What Not to Do at an Anime Convention

Don't make fun of costumes or cosplayers. These people put a lot of time and love into creating costumes of their beloved characters. Plus you're probably outnumbered.

Don't avoid showers. Most conventions are three days of thousands of people in an enclosed space, rushing from event and event and dancing the night away. Body funk will happen. Don't help it. Shower.

Don't overcrowd the elevators. Elevators are a limited resource. Some people really need them, and too many people can cause them to break down. If you have the option, take the stairs.

Don't forget to eat. There's a lot of stuff going on at a convention. Tt's easy to get busy and forget to eat. However, when you're on your fourth hour of the rave or gave blood earlier in the day, you'll regret passing up that lunch break.

Don't go broke. Convention dealers and artists have a lot of great stuff for sale. You might find that giant robot model kit you've been looking for, or an awesome drawing of your favorite character. Watch your funds though, at least to be sure you can afford gas to get home.

Don't poke public safety. A convention's public safety staff is there to protect you. They work long hours all day long. Plus they can kick you out if you're a disturbance. Antagonizing them isn't a good idea.

Don't stalk guests. Convention guests come out to spend time with their fans and have a good time, but it's a lot of work and they need their personal time. They're people too, people who don't want to open their hotel door to groupies.

Don't forget to tip. A lot of people work long hours in the service industry for little pay, and then they get slammed one weekend by thousands of congoers. Be kind and tip well, as long as they deserve it.

Don't touch without asking. There are lots of shiny toys and cool costume props that scream "play with me" at a con, but they probably belong to someone else. Ask permission first.

Don't forget to have fun. Cons are eventful and hectic. It's easy to get caught up in the craziness of everything, only to find yourself on Sunday evening regretting missed events or socializing with cool people. Stop for a moment, take a chance, and enjoy yourself!
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To Do List

Research "To do list".

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1. Interview a normal cosplayer

2. Interview a more well know cosplayer.

3. Make a list of the same questions for both interviews.

4. Go to different articles and write down the main points in each.

5. Ask a Convention runner (for anime) about their thoughts on the culture.

6. Make a time chart that is affected by size and complexity of cosplay.  (Meant to tell how long a cosplay can take to make.

7. Interview a Anime fan's ideals about cosplay.

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Cosplay We Love: Ingenious General Grievous

Cosplay We Love: Ingenious General Grievous | Cosplay Internationalis Group | Scoop.it
Check out this clever costume of the coughing Sith commander.
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Japan Pop Culture Views: Cosplay | JAPAN Monthly Web Magazine

Japan Pop Culture Views: Cosplay | JAPAN Monthly Web Magazine | Cosplay Internationalis Group | Scoop.it
Japanese pop culture, in the form of anime, manga and other media, is highly popular all over the world today. Acclaimed abroad for its highly detailed
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Cosplay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cosplay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cosplay , short for costume play , is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character or idea that is usually identified with a unique name. Cosplayers often interact to create a subculture centered on role play.

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What I Know about my I-Search?

answering the question above^^

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I'm pretty familiar about cosplay.  I know about the cheapest materials used in some cosplay.  The tips and tricks about it.  What I know about cosplay is that it is a Japanese word (in english form) for "Costume Play".  Why do people cosplay is a general question asked, but it is for the same reason some one wear's their team's colors for a Football team.  When people cosplay, it is usually for a convention, or when big companies are advertising something.  Where people cosplay is at hotels, and at events.  How people cosplay is through 2 methods.  The first method is to buy the costumes online.  The second method is to make it yourself through using craft foam, and lots of different skill obtained from many online "how to" guides.

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Profile and cosplay photos - GYAKUYOGA [Tutorial of Cosplay weapon,aromor,prop]

Profile and cosplay photos - GYAKUYOGA [Tutorial of Cosplay weapon,aromor,prop] | Cosplay Internationalis Group | Scoop.it
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for the i search project

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Chosen topic for I-Search

topic chosen for the project called "I-Search".

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Cosplay

 

The topic chosen is "Cosplay".  I want to find out what materials are used in cosplay, what the best materials are, and what the cheapest materials are. I want to know the tricks, and shortcuts used to make cosplay and so on.  Another thing is I want to know what cosplayers do, if some of them are just doing it for fun, or if there is an actual job that can go along with cosplaying.  If there is a job that goes along with cosplay, what is the amount of money made by these people, what do they cosplay for, do they still love cosplay, or has it turned into more of a job.  I would like to know about the general cosplayer's life style.  Where do normal people cosplay? At conventions, what do you like to see in cosplayers.  What do normal fans of the Anime genre think about the cosplayers in their community.  I would like to write something that would explain what cosplay is to people outside the Anime/Geek community.  I think that cosplay sometimes gets a bad rep.  I want to clarify what cosplay truly is, and what most people believe about cosplay.  I really like this topic, because I'm a cosplayer myself there are some things that I am not aware of, and would like to know more about, not only to better my own cosplay, but if someone comes to me for advice, then I'm able to help them.

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