By Pablo Bairan
One of the most distinct and difficult aspects of cosplay in the Philippines is the catwalk. For some, this nerve-wracking experience is often intimidating, and the possibility of embarrassment tends to dissuade beginners. There are, however, tips and tricks that a cosplayer can use in order to improve his or her performance on stage, as well as diminish the possibility of an untoward incident.
Continue reading Conquering the Catwalk
We’re all part of a small community of people who enjoy a certain hobby that might be considered silly by the rest of the great big world. There are those who look down on us as a faction of humanity that rejects reality and likes to prance around in costumes from fantasy worlds. Words like that don’t matter as long as we manage to have fun, which is the main reason people cosplay and attend conventions. But if this little hobby is going to be a source of drama and conflict then we’re really going to look pathetic – like a gathering of the socially-inept. Let’s show the world that we’re still capable of being respectable human beings!
Continue reading Cosplay Etiquette: Stating the Obvious
by Leandro Jose Rizal Andres Bonifacio Emilio Aguinaldo Manuel Quezon Robin Padilla “Poli” Polidario, Sr.
Ever since the 1970’s, the era when giant-robot anime made their mark on local TV, anime has made a slow but steady crawl into the consciousness of the Filipino youth. Continue reading Cosplay in the Philippines