If one is a fan of Cosplay then choosing a character of one’s choice and depicting them can be fun and exciting. Today there are various series, which have tons of characters, both men and women who can be depicted in a Cosplay. However, choosing the right Cosplay character can be a real struggle as there are hundreds of characters to choose from and also there are many other factors that one need to pay attention to. If one takes care of all the factors along with some original creativity, then one can have a final Cosplay character ready.
Some of the steps one need to keep in mind while choosing a Cosplay character are discussed below:
Timeframe and venue
One need to first decide and ponder upon the venue one will be visiting like whether it is a costume party or a convention. This will give one an idea about the kind of character one can choose and see if there is a theme or if it is an open Cosplay convention. One should also go through the guidelines of the convention so that one does not break any rule. Also one should pay attention to the deadline to get a timeframe within which one needs to find a character and also make the costume ready. If the timeline is constricted then one can choose to buy a costume, but if one has ample time, then one can also go the do it yourself way.
The next big thing is the budget, which will decide the type of costume one can have. Every character is different and has stark difference in their costume along with its accessories, therefore having an idea of what all things one will need can be a lifesaver. If one’s budget is low then choosing to create a DIY costume can be quite effective, and if one has a moderate budget, then one can get well-made character costumes.
Now it is time to decide upon a certain character which attracts one the most or to whom one relate to the most. One can make a list of characters that one likes and adores in several series and then can start choosing among them. One can pay attention to the character, their personality, their style, talent, abilities, physical structures, etc. and then decide among the ones who intrigue them the most. Choosing a Cosplay character is all about relativity, and comfort of the person so that they can pull the costume and the character likewise.
Lastly, after selecting the character based on the likability and the person’s body structure and similarity to the characters one need to pay attention to the costume. Get the costume ready beforehand only so that one can have time to have a test run before the event. Also, it is advisable to choose a certain number of characters so that if one does not suit one then they can always shift to any other character of one’s like ability.