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82 Kawaii Cosplay Ideas

Prepare Yourself for Next Year's Conventions by Getting Inspired Right Now

— November 24, 2013 — Fashion
Whether you're an avid gamer, film buff, anime lover or a combination, these cosplay ideas will help you get inspired to prepare your best outfit for next year's conventions.

There's Fan Expo, Anime North, E3 and Comic Con to get pumped for and you don't want to be the last person to get their game in gear. These conventions and events always feature amazingly creative costumes that take months to design and put together. It takes serious imagination, time and effort to combine a costume, the right makeup look and weapon building to complete some of these stellar cosplay outfits.

If you're planning on attending any of these fun events in the new year, now is the time to get your ideas lined up, grab your materials and get designing. This is your time to finally be Sailormoon, Venom, Master Chief or Chun-Li!
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Parody Superhero Film Reviews
Parody Superhero Film Reviews
The YouTuber 'EveryDayThor' Gives a Review of the Man of Steel Film
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Electrifying Costume Accessories
Electrifying Costume Accessories
Thor's Hammer is Brought to Life by Caleb Kraft
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Epic Mutant Battle Videos
Epic Mutant Battle Videos
Machinima Presents the Fight to the Death of Wolverine vs. Predator
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High-Contrast Anime Musicals
High-Contrast Anime Musicals
The Pokémon Musical by AVbyte is All About Childhood Dreams
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Protagonistic Mutant Cosplay Outfits
Protagonistic Mutant Cosplay Outfits
Dress Like Kitty Pryde Shadowcat This Halloween
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Space Cadet Tutu Ensembles
Space Cadet Tutu Ensembles
The Buzz Lightyear Tutu is Perfect for Your Little Toy Story Fan
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Suffocating Alien Masks
Suffocating Alien Masks
This LEGO Mask by Carlos Varlero is a Face-Hugging Film Monster Replica
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Customized Battle Costumes
Customized Battle Costumes
Daniel Hogh's Warhammer 40K Cosplay Creation is an Incredibly Nerdy Gem
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Workplace Superhero Costumes
Workplace Superhero Costumes
The Wang Kang Iron Man Suit is a Hit at the Office
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Cosplay Movie Reviews
Cosplay Movie Reviews
Klingons Review 'Star Trek' for LOVEFiLM.com
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Anime Makeup Tutorials
Anime Makeup Tutorials
This YouTube Makeup Tutorial Recreates a Cartoon Eye Look
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Sci-Fi Canine Cosplays
Sci-Fi Canine Cosplays
Katie Mello Designs an AT-AT Costume for Dogs with a Geeky Personality
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Animal-Inspired Sci-Fi Costumes
Animal-Inspired Sci-Fi Costumes
This Stormtrooper Costume Has an Easter Spin
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Record-Breaking Cosplay
Record-Breaking Cosplay
Rutgers Sets Record for Most ‘Where's Waldo?' Characters
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Surreal Disney Princess Makeovers
Surreal Disney Princess Makeovers
Youtube User Dope2111 Turned Herself into Real Disney Belles
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Effortless Cosplay Eyewear
Effortless Cosplay Eyewear
Anime Glasses Make Transforming into Japanese Art Easy and Convenient
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Elfish Gamer Headgear
Elfish Gamer Headgear
'The Legend of Zelda' Cap Keeps You Looking Like Link
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Fantasy Character Makeup Tutorials
Fantasy Character Makeup Tutorials
Michelle Phan Recreates Daenerys Targaryen in a Makeup Tutorial
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Life-Sized Gamer Shields
Life-Sized Gamer Shields
The Legend of Zelda Hylian Shield is Perfect for Hardcore Cosplayers
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Racy Video Dog Costumes
Racy Video Dog Costumes
The Wrecking Ball Pug Costume is a Hilarious Tribute to Miley Cyrus
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Undead Superhero Costumes
Undead Superhero Costumes
The Zombie Iron Man Steals the Show at the Paris Zombie Walk
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Killer Cooking Covers
Killer Cooking Covers
The Assassin's Creed Apron is Perfect for Geeky Culinary Queens
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Incredible Cosplay Resident Photography
Incredible Cosplay Resident Photography
Klaus Pichler Captured Cosplay Enthusiasts at Home
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Haute Cosplay-Inspired Couture
Haute Cosplay-Inspired Couture
The Sophie Vlaming Vogue Taiwan October Shots are Goth-Glam
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Opposite Gender Gamer Costumes
Opposite Gender Gamer Costumes
Be a Courageous Aventurer While Wearing This Female Link Costume
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Realistic Martial Arts Costumes
Realistic Martial Arts Costumes
These AmenoKitarou Street Fighter Costumes are a Real Kick
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Fake-Headed Cosplay Cafes
Fake-Headed Cosplay Cafes
Kigurumi Cafe Has Waitresses Don Life-Size Fake Heads to Tie Up the Look
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Muscular Dark Knight Cosplays
Muscular Dark Knight Cosplays
The Arkham City Suit Does Batman Sweet Justice
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Undead Hero Costume
Undead Hero Costume
The Batman Zombie Mask is a Super Freaky Halloween Mask
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Hybrid Disney Hero Cosplay
Hybrid Disney Hero Cosplay
This Costume Combines Characters from the Avengers and Brave
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Adorable Villainous Cartoon Costumes
Adorable Villainous Cartoon Costumes
This Despicable Me Minion Costume is Perfect for Halloween
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Slicked-Out Imperial Cosplays
Slicked-Out Imperial Cosplays
Carbon Fiber Stormtroopers Gives the Characters a Badass Makeover
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Toy Gamer Costumes
Toy Gamer Costumes
Ben Caulkins Creates a Full Master Chief Uniform Out of LEGO Blocks
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Romantic Sci-Fi Costume Photoshoots
Romantic Sci-Fi Costume Photoshoots
These Costumes Capture the Mass Effect Games' Amorous Side
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Real-Life Superheroes
Real-Life Superheroes
Master Legend Joins Legions of Spandex-Clad Crime Fighters
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Evil Queen Cosmetic Tutorials
Evil Queen Cosmetic Tutorials
The Maleficent Makeup Transformation is a Great Halloween DIY
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Video Game Screenshot Cosplay
Video Game Screenshot Cosplay
These Cosplayers Dress Up and Pose in Similar Game Locations
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Canine Cosplay
Canine Cosplay
Party City Helps You Dress Up Your Pets With Hilarious Results
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Personalized Superhero Costumes
Personalized Superhero Costumes
Super You Helps Kids Officially Become Superhuman
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Nostalgic Celebrity Imitation Costumes
Nostalgic Celebrity Imitation Costumes
Miley Cyrus's Li'l Kim Costume is a Nod to the 90s
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Horned Headdresses
Horned Headdresses
Tom Banwell's Horny Helmet is for Aries & Satyr Cosplay
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Cosplay Kickboxing
Cosplay Kickboxing
Nagashima's Cartoon Fighter Suit
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Insane DIY Cosplay
Insane DIY Cosplay
Nathan Sharratt's Bioshock 2 Big Sister Suit is a Feat of Extreme Engineering
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Cardboard Cosplayers
Cardboard Cosplayers
Alexander Lam Makes a One-of-a-Kind Shogun Vader Costume
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Second Skin Sci-Fi Costumes
Second Skin Sci-Fi Costumes
Costume Craze's Star Wars Suits Fit Tighter Than a Glove
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Anime-Inspired Pair Costumes
Anime-Inspired Pair Costumes
Be Part of a Team with your Baby in a Pokemon Halloween Costume
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Cosplay Wrestling
Cosplay Wrestling
Kaiju Puts Japanese Movie Monsters in the Ring
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Anime Accessories
Anime Accessories
Haruhi Suzumiya's Yellow Hairband Completes Any Cosplay Outfit
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90s Cartoon Character Costume
90s Cartoon Character Costume
The Daria Costume by Jaimie Jenkins is Made Out of Paper Mache
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Cartoon Fashion Shows
Cartoon Fashion Shows
‘Khaotic Kouture' at Anime Central of Chicago Convention
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All-Weather Anime Cosplay
All-Weather Anime Cosplay
Acos' Season-Appropriate 'Haruhi Suzumiya' Uniforms
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Obsessed Disney Princess Cosplayers
Obsessed Disney Princess Cosplayers
This Woman Made Her Own Authentic Princess Costumes
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Amazing Androgynous Disney Photos
Amazing Androgynous Disney Photos
One Androgynous Costume Maker & Disney Fan Replicated Characters
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Anime Parades
Anime Parades
World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya 2009 Honors Manga Culture
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Lolita Makeup
Lolita Makeup
Shiseido's Majolica Majorca Makeup Line is Manga Magnificent
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Insanely Accurate Gamer Costumes
Insanely Accurate Gamer Costumes
Dead Space Fans Recreate Character Costumes
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Epic Competition Cosmetics (UPDATE)
Epic Competition Cosmetics (UPDATE)
The Dystopian COVERGIRL Hunger Games Makeup Looks are Gorgeous
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Classy Video Game Costumes
Classy Video Game Costumes
This BioShock Infinite Cosplay by Ormeli is Right Out of the Video Game
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DIY Drug Dealer Costumes
DIY Drug Dealer Costumes
Get the Walter White Look With the Perfect Breaking Bad Halloween Costume
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Gamer Princess Dress-Up
Gamer Princess Dress-Up
Akuriko Angelically Cosplays the One and Only Princess Zelda
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Geeky Gamer Helmets
Geeky Gamer Helmets
The Master Chief Halo Mask is for Dedicated Cosplayers
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Creepy Cosplay Couples
Creepy Cosplay Couples
These Corpse Bride Cosplay Pictures Will Chill You to the Bone
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Fantasy Game Costume Competitions
Fantasy Game Costume Competitions
This Skyrim Cosplay Brings the Elder Scrolls World to Life
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Graduation Cosplay
Graduation Cosplay
Russian Grads Make Commencement a Costume Party
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Medieval Superhero Costumes
Medieval Superhero Costumes
These Medieval Batman and Aquaman Costumes Even Make Aquaman Seem Cool
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Elaborate Costume Play
Elaborate Costume Play
Danny Choo Opens the Cosplayer Floodgates with Otacool 2 Call for Entries
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Realistic Fantasy Game Costumes
Realistic Fantasy Game Costumes
This Final Fantasy Cosplay by Miss-Alice-Monster is Stunning
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Futuristic DIY Fantasy Armor
Futuristic DIY Fantasy Armor
Cosplayer Creates Convincing Skyrim Armor to Strike Fear into Evil
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Goth Anime Fashion
Goth Anime Fashion
The "Lolita" Look
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Real Life Justice Leagues
Real Life Justice Leagues
World's Largest Superhero Gathering Sets New Guinness Record
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Sci-Fi Weddings
Sci-Fi Weddings
Star Wars-Themed Wedding Costumes are Perfect for Dedicated Nerd Couples
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Girl Gamer Costumes
Girl Gamer Costumes
The Starcraft Ghost Costume is a Blizzard Fanboy's Dream Come True
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Mashup Convention Cosplay
Mashup Convention Cosplay
WonderCon 2009's Motley Costumed Crew
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Stunning Sci-Fi Fantasy Costumes
Stunning Sci-Fi Fantasy Costumes
This Korean Starcraft Cosplay is a Video Game Costume Marvel
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Manga Parties
Manga Parties
Anime-Themed Halloween Costumes
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Scandalously Scanty Cosplay Getups
Scandalously Scanty Cosplay Getups
Jacqueline Goehner Dresses as Sara Pezzini from Witchblade
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Video Game Fashion
Video Game Fashion
Cosplay Imitates Anime and Video Game Characters
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Fantasy TV Halloween Costumes
Fantasy TV Halloween Costumes
Try This DIY Daenerys Targaryen Game of Thrones Halloween Costume
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Big Screen Cosplay
Big Screen Cosplay
New Tekken 2010 Trailer Makes This Action Flick a Little Hotter
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Anime Costumes
Anime Costumes
Cos Play for Halloween
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Manga Makeup
Manga Makeup
Extreme Japanese Anime Eyes
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