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Anatomy Of A Yui

I’ve gotten a bunch of requests to do a breakdown of Victoria’s Yui costume, the way I did with the Tron dress. This time, I’m going to delve more into the details of the costume, so you get an idea of our process in making a costume. This promotional art version of Yui is a…

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Tron Dress: Evolution of a Costume

Why Remake A Costume? If you have never seen Victoria’s Tron-inspired dress before the second episode of Heroes Of Cosplay, you may be interested to know that there were other versions of the dress that came before. I have been asked, “why remake a costume?” Once you have completed a costume, what is the point…

The Reality Show Cosplayers Deserve…

…But Not The One They Want Right Now The other day, I learned that a group of cosplayers had started an online petition to change or get rid of the show “Heroes Of Cosplay.” I actually laughed out loud when I saw this (and startled the cat). These¬†cosplayers were so incensed that the show portrayed…

What is Cosplay?

In simple terms, cosplay is when a fan wears a costume to a convention. ¬†Cosplay is a creative way to express one’s admiration/love/obsession for a movie, TV show, comic book, or other pop culture character. It is like wearing a T-shirt with your favorite superhero on it, amplified to the power of your fandom. What…

Counting Down!

As of this writing, Heroes Of Cosplay will premiere in less than a month. Production has been shooting B-roll at Anime Expo a couple of weeks ago, and some final bits of shooting have taken place this past weekend. There is a lot that goes into making a TV show, and I don’t envy the…