Otaku Conventions Ten Essentials

Otaku Conventions Ten Essentials.Here are the Otaku Conventions Ten Essentials that are a must. Whether you’re a casual fan or a die-hard otaku, going to a convention  for the first time can be a bit daunting. (anime, sci-fi, comic, furry, etc,…) There’s usually lots of activities to do in just a few days. Over the years, I discovered that it’s more fun if you plan ahead for any major activities and leave gaps in your itinerary for random stuff.

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Otaku Conventions Ten Essentials.

Panty Hat cosplay to support SOX from Shimoneta

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Panty Hat cosplay to support SOX from Shimoneta

At your next convention, don’t be shocked if people are wearing these panty hat cosplay to support for SOX from Shimoneta. If you ever watched or read, Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai. You can’t help but notice that people are wearing a lot of undergarments on display… and not where they are intended to be worn. So, want to cosplay?

Cosplay costume ideas Hazmat Suit

Cosplay costume ideas Hazmat Suit

Cosplay costume ideas Hazmat Suit

Before I knew about, “Breaking Bad”, one of the more successful costumes I made was a Hazardous Material Suit. Like all cosplays, an important issue I usually have would be, “How do I assemble a Hazmat Suit without breaking the bank?” Then next issue I deal with is, “Will it look good?”

Cosplay on a budget – Shyguy

Cosplay on a budget - Shyguy before assembly

Cosplay on a budget – Shyguy

So you have just a few days until the convention and no costume ready. Ordering one online is out of the question, it might not get delivered on time (or you pay a premium for express shipping). So what do you do? All your money is geared towards the convention. (Admission, food, dealers room, etc…)

Impressive DIY Chewbacca Cosplay Suit

Impressive DIY Chewbacca Cosplay Suit
via Buzzfeed.com

 

Impressive DIY Chewbacca Cosplay Suit

This impressive DIY Chewbacca cosplay suit posted on Buzzfeed.com looks like it’ll take quite a bit of time to finish. In the end, it looks like it’s worth it, no?

It looks like the person made a mesh suit out of equipment bags (or laundry bags) and threaded the synthetic fur through it. I’m not sure what he used for the fur, it is possible that he used synthetic hair extensions.