The 23 Coolest Cosplay Costume Ideas

Jun 22, 2015 at 10:21 am |

We've got some of the best cosplay costume ideas out there.

Once labeled nerds, geeks, and dweebs (when those were insults), cosplayers are now internet sensations. Dedicated, creative and obsessive, these adults have a deep passion for video games, cartoons, TV shows, films and comics.

The idea of cosplay was actually an American invention about 100 years ago. The Japanese popularized it in the last few decades and gave it the portmanteau “cosplay,” a mash-up of the words “costume” and “role-play.” It was only in the last few years that cosplay has become serious business here in the States.

I just wish I could be this creative. # 3 is seriously awesome and totally scary!

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