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>people going to anime cons just to get laid
>multiple Deadpool cosplayers
>multiple Harley Quinn (Suicide Squad movie version) cosplayers
>multiple (insert anime flavor of the month here) cosplayers

>> No.10191280

>>10191276
Lolitas

>> No.10191281

>>10191280
wow rude

>> No.10191283

>>10191276
>people in cons not taking care of body odor/mouthbreath
>people in cons in current year STILL glomping, groping, squealing, and YAOIZ!!! x3
and most of all
>the fact that some normie who calls herself a "nerdddd lol" cosplaying a character she doesn't know jack shit about out of an aliexpress costume, drag queen whore makeup and photoshop will always get more recognition and support than an actual fan who's put time, effort and love into a cosplay

>> No.10191285

>obese people in a crowded hallway that you can't walk around due to their girth

>> No.10191291

>>10191276
Wah. Weak cuck is mad that con goers fuck. I delight in the fact that you remain miserable and passed over while I enjoy the ladies.

>> No.10191293

>>10191280
>coming to a board full of shit you don't like
wew lad

>> No.10191297

>'people going to anime cons just to get laid'

t. femcel

people on this board / 4chan have been getting laid at anime cons since the dawn of this site 15 years ago

sorry you're too ugly to get laid lmao

>> No.10191304

>people who think their cosplay is high quality when it's not even medicore

>> No.10191307

Cosplayers and crossboarders who complain about lolitas

>>10191280
Just hide our threads, ya walnut

>> No.10191346

Screaming teens and emotionally immature 20 somethings at cons.

People with shitty pronoun pin/down with cis """itabags""" (I don't mind people having one or two but i mean the ones who have a million)

Neckbeards/ Children complaining loudly about people cosplaying x series because they just passed someone cosplaying it.

People blocking the halls to take photos and getting mad when people walk by/ask to get by.

>> No.10191364

I don't know if this is a thing in other countries, but at least in my country it is

>People making their own hashtags for their costumes/groups
>Hype up the said hashtag on social media months before the con like "I love my planned #BestGroupEverFromSeriesX!!!"
>Use the hastag couple times and abandon it, maybe even the cosplays as well
>Literally no-one cares

I'm all for cataloguing your cosplays etc. under one hashtag so that you can find tweets relating to them easier in the future, but why do people feel the need to create new hashtags for every single costume they make.

>> No.10191374

>lolitas
>People who show up just to party
>People who don't like anime but go to cons
>People who wear western cosplays to an anime con or fursuiters at an anime con

>> No.10191597

>>10191307
Lolitas are baited so easily, its insane

>> No.10191607

>>10191307
Hard to hide your threads when you post in con threads bitching about this and that

>> No.10191610

>>10191283
>people in cons in current year STILL glomping, groping, squealing, and YAOIZ!!! x3
I haven't seen this happen in years

>> No.10191615

>>10191607
what if i told you that some conventions have lolita related events so its not entirely uncouth for them to be posting there.
>>10191597
nayrt but someone telling you to just hide the threads you dont like isnt really falling for your epic bait, fish harder.

>> No.10191619

>>10191615
Yes it is little anon, when you know it’s bait you don’t reply.

>> No.10191621

>>10191615

Jesus Christ you're dumber than a goldfish.

>> No.10191623

>>10191615
Some conventions do have Lolita but every con thread in my area area for the last 3 years or so has had issues where lolitas pop in and complain about there not being enough lolita panels/tea parties/guests or say the organizers are anti-lolita. The local comm got so bad last year the con chair came into the thread himself to say that the con didn't have an anti-lolita bias, they just don't make money for what it costs so it got canceled.

The spoiled, entitled behavior they keep showing pisses off cosplayers who just want to talk about a con. It's like if fursuiters came into a thread for an anime con and bitched about not enough anthro content.

>> No.10191625

>>10191615
Not them but lolitas are baited very easily. You can witness this in any lolita thread.

>> No.10191644

>>10191623
ayrt, this actually makes sense and would get on my nerves. i'm sorry your local con threads get hijacked by crybabies. i never said lolitas couldn't be entitled in those threads, and that sucks. legitimately sorry your con has to deal with that and makes me feel warmfuzzy that our small but local con seems to lack a lot of the bullshit some other areas have (or i am just not involved enough on that end to notice/for it to effect my enjoyment of it).
i go to cons both as a cosplayer and to attend lolita events if they're available so i get both sides. its just easier for me to ignore stupid shit than it is to let it become something that grinds my gears.

>> No.10191660

>>10191276
>bunny version of a cosplay
>casual version of a cosplay that looks like they aren't even trying

>> No.10191661

>>10191623
Did you copy-paste this or are you still this butthurt? I swear i've read that exact post months ago.

>> No.10191666

>>10191623

There was a lot of shit slinging going on in that thread. Stop acting like you're the maligned innocents in this.

>> No.10191713

>>10191610
it probably doesn't happen in most modern countries, but I live in midfuck nowhere Europoor and in this year's con there was still a few of them around. one of them begging my (underage) friend to do "yaoi poses" with another cosplayer when they were clearly uncomfortable

>> No.10191719

>politics in cosplay and fashion
like... I get it at some point thoughts, feelings, morals, etc are inevitable but... dio cristo. EVERYTHING has to be left vs right, le libtard tumblrina sjws vs alt right drumpf nazis, this or that, heated arguments, and everything is a political statement and if you're neutral you're part of the problem and deserve to die.

>> No.10191793

>The amount of salt some lolitas have
Some good threads go bad when the salt pours and they just let it pour

>> No.10191800

>>10191346
I can’t believe there are still people in artist alleys selling those bullshit sexuality flag pillows and shit, and that there are enough men who think they look like anime girls in the con community to keep the business afloat.

>> No.10191807

>>10191719
All the cosplayers I follow on instagram won't stop spamming their stories with political shit. I understand maybe once in a while, but this 24/7 ""activism"" is just unbearable

>> No.10192026

>people that consider themselves pro cosplayers and buy all their cosplays
>the fact that 99% of cosplay is shit that people buy instead of make
>people that don't wear deodorant at cons
>people that don't take piercings out/cover up tats when doing innocent character cosplays
>the fact that 99% of the cosplay community are insufferable political tards that just reverberate off each other, and thus make half the panels at cons "Is X gay?!?!?" or "LGBTQ in LWA?!?" instead of actual interesting shit

look man I just want to make costumes, dress up, and talk with other people about how they made their costumes. it's not a hard concept.

instead, you get mini political rallies with an extra dose of autism. Seriously, fuck off with your "this character whose sexuality is literally never mentioned is DEFINITELY G A Y and if they're not i'm TAKING THEM BACK >:^)". On top of that, the community is fake as fuck; they do the whole "UWU DRINK WATER AND NO BULLY" and then they talk mad shit about other people for literally no reason.

I really hate the community as a whole desu and I would quit in a heartbeat if I didn't like making costumes and meeting and chilling with the handful of people who make their cosplays, or with some of the people from here.

>> No.10192034

>fat lolitas that stretch out beautiful brand dresses which they clearly don't fit into
>fatties complaining about sizing so that we must all suffer loose dresses for their poor eating habits
>broke lolitas that assume everyone else must be an overspending minimum wage poorfag in debt like them

>> No.10192046

>>10192034
Garbage chan is that you

>> No.10192083

>>10192046
so are you mad because you're fat or a poorfag?

>> No.10192088

>>10192026
Honestly I find the panels annoying too but fan run panels have always been annoying. If you have better ideas for what to do panels on then please apply to run one and give the cringe ones less space to exist in.

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>>10192046
Garbage chan as a poorfag herself

>> No.10192094

>>10192046
Garbage chan is a minimumwage poorfag herself

>> No.10192095

>>10192093
I mean, she sure dresses like one.

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>>10191374
>People who show up just to party

>> No.10192102

>>10192083
You're the one who got caught shitting on fat people with your name attached, retard. You tell us.

>> No.10192111

>>10192096
Dealing with drunk 14 year olds stumbling around all weekend is not fun

>> No.10192126

>>10192102
are you retarded? garbagechan is a poorfag and more than one person can think fatties are ruining the sizing for this fashion

>> No.10192153

>>10191807
the even more ironic thing is that most of them don't even do it for the sake of actual activism, justice, morality and whatever, it's purely for clout and fitting in with the masses or with their clique.

they merely repeat things like robots without genuinely believing in them.
it makes me pretty sad, especially being a queerfaggot retard fairy myself. i work the courage to open up and they turn out to be the complete opposite of what they preach.

/blogpost

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>>10192111
And who said you, personally have to deal with them? Quit changing your answers from “I hate people who come to party” to “uhhh just the 14 year olds!!1!11”

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10192163

>straight weebs complaining that it’s hard to get laid at a con
>forgetting that it’s even worse for gay guys, especially for those that like their men big boned

>> No.10192172

>>10192153
based fairyfaggotretard

>> No.10192214

>>10191276
>KDA cosplayers
>thots that virtue signal or act like they're not sex workers
>why do some conventions wait until the night before to release program schedule
>when a cosplay is super well made but makeup and wig are hot garbage
>30 yr old "influencer" makeup for a teen anime character cosplay
>normie and fandom shit at clearly anime/video game conventions. I'm tired of seeing Steven Universe, GoT, Supernatural, whatever flavor of the month tv show is going on and taking over what used to be the geeky niche. And while on that topic....
>con progamming. holy shit. i've seen some great ideas for panels turned down for shit like the virgin killer sweater, memes, and other garbage. Granted there is some relevant programming out there but it's dying off

>> No.10192227

>>10191276
crossplayers and fakeboys

>> No.10192234

>>10191276
Brolitas
Bitchy lolitas
Fattys complaining about their fits (cosplay, lolita or j fashion)
Underage edgy
Creeper men
Transtrenders of any flavour.

You know, just the usual.

>> No.10192236

>>10192227
the fuck is a fakeboy?

>> No.10192239

>>10192236
woman that pretends to be a boy online

>> No.10192248

>>10192236
>>10192239
yes, except in this context it'd be irl

>> No.10192254

>>10192154
Ouch someone's an offended underageb&

>> No.10192255

>>10192154
Anyone over the age of 20-21 who goes to a con just to party is a retard. Plain and simple.
Spending 5x what they would have spent anywhere else just to drink overpriced liquor and hit on ugly women when they can do the same thing in a bar or club for cheaper

>> No.10192270

>people who buy all of their cosplays and call themselves cosplayers
>people who drink at cons (or anywhere in large public spaces desu)
>smelly people

>> No.10192274

>>10192255
This is how I feel about anybody who goes to bars

>> No.10192276

>>10192255
>Implying I want to be around normalfags when I go get drunk and try to have fun
Fuck that

>> No.10192279

>20+ year olds cosplaying elementary to middle school characters
There’s so many characters out there to choose from, why would you do this.

>> No.10192293

>>10192279
They are those girls that think “people confuse me for a 12 year old teehee” and “I get carded all the time!!”

>> No.10192301

>>10192255
Have you considered:
People get to see their friends who live stares away annually at cons

And

Cons are fucking fun fuck you

>> No.10192302

>>10192301
States** sorry, autocorrect

>> No.10192303

>>10192270
>people who buy all of their cosplays and call themselves cosplayers
... okay, I'm sorry, I kinda see what you mean but what the fuck are they then? if you wear a costume/portray a character what else are you called?

>> No.10192306

>>10192254
Not offended it’s just funny seeing someone so upset about drunk 14 year olds when they literally don’t have to deal with it if they don’t want to

>> No.10192307

>>10192163
try being a lesbian

>> No.10192309

>>10191374
Room parties are added bonus? Free liquor, anime on the tv, you make new friends all while the con is dying down???
Come on Anon, let me change your mind.

>> No.10192313

>>10192309
exactly, i don't go specifically for the parties but they're an added bonus and are way more fun than bars. getting drunk with random weebs who have the same interests as you is way better

>> No.10192315

>>10191297
Huge difference

People fuck at cons. I have Con FWBs. I’ve done a couple con hookups.

Normie fuckboys that go because they saw JNig and ewhores like her on the internet are a different category.

Same type of people that think goodboy tokens buys pussy.

>> No.10192326

At colossal this year there were people wearing literal Halloween costumes

Like. I’d rather see bad storebought shit to be honest.

This one dude was praised on his creativity for a costume that was viral on Facebook videos and vice.

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>>10192307
Any horror stories in that regard?
>be both an otter and a gay chubby chaser
>see all the cute chubby guys (the well adjusted ones with good hygiene anyway) at the con
>whip out every gay app on my phone
>no one is listed within con proximity

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pic related.
I know this is a common one but fuck do some closet cosplays just rub me the wrong way. She literally just threw on a towel and called it a day.

>> No.10192342

>>10192307
How do you feel about trannies coming in and thinking they’re one of you? You’re being erased, you know. Anime cons need a terf panel to go alongside all the other queer panels. Can you even imagine

>> No.10192344

>>10192333
Lol she didn’t even color her eyebrows black like her wig. If you’re a one of the .01% of cosplayers who don’t own either a black eyeliner pencil or eyeshadow you could shoop it. How lazy can you be?

>> No.10192360

>any mention of "body positivity"
>encouraging people to not do a good job or put little effort in cosplay because it's just supposed to be for fun, not supposed to be a source of stress
>Casual, closet cosplay and expecting to be taken seriously
>>With the above two points, they then complain they don't get any attention, don't get photographed or get complimented
>Overly focused on "success" with how many likes or followers they get to the point of ruining a con weekend
>Judging someone based off their follower count
>People who only cosplay from one, maybe two shows, do an endless amount of low effort OCs/AUs and don't watch anything else at all
>Yaoi hambeasts
>>Shipperfags who try to make every male character gay and genuinely believe they want to fuck each other because of a couple of shared lines.
>dudes who only go to cons just to fuck girls and only to fuck girls, literally are not interested in anything else and only have a small interest in anime or cosplay if any at all
>Oversensitive faggots
>Wearing Western character cosplays to an anime con
>Don't watch anime but still go to an anime con for whatever reason
>Cosplaying from a show or game you haven't watched
>Itas lmao

>> No.10192381

>>10192360
i agree with all of this.

>> No.10192386

>>10192360
agree with all of this

it's gatekeepy but seriously, the amount of retardation I see in the hobby is too much. Cosplay is cosplay first and foremost; see way too many people try to inject their weird fetishes, shipping, or politics in for no reason at all.

also i've said it before but FUCK people who only buy their cosplays and then proclaim they're a professional cosplayer or have cosplay insta pages. i hate the beta orbiters as well

>> No.10192389

>>10192360
>dudes who only go to cons just to fuck girls and only to fuck girls, literally are not interested in anything else and only have a small interest in anime or cosplay if any at all
So it's alright if I am bi?

>> No.10192432

>people complaining about western costumes

Wew lads this is a diff kind of elitism

>few years ago
>friends want to go to con with me to check it out
>one wants to cosplay and is about the same size as me
>let him borrow my Harry Potter
>go ask kotetsu because daddy gets all the bitches
>fat haruhi asks me for a hug v excited
>hug
>then looks at hp friend and quickly changes demeanor
>extremely snobby: aren’t you a little out of place like
>hate her immediately
>takes everything in me not to ask her if she’s not a little out of her weight class
>friend just doesn’t know what to say
>great first impression of a con

This was back in 2013 and I’m still mad.

Hey fat haruhi at kawaii kon, if you’re a seagull, fuck you. I hope diabetes snatches your ass.

>> No.10192433

>>10191660
Aw, I love bunny costumes. My gripe is when a person very obviously slaps on whatever minimal accessory they can to be identified as 'x' character. Like at least tailor the costume to the character.

>> No.10192436

>>10192214
>KDA cosplayers
Just in general? Why's that?

>> No.10192437

>>10192214
Reading this post made my blood boil. Hard same on a lot of these points, anon.

>> No.10192442

>>10192333
Closet cosplays in general grind my gears because 9 times out of 10 they never lead to actual cosplays like they're intended to. Lazy instacosers just fucking do the bare and I mean BARE minimum like this, then just call it quits.

>> No.10192444

>>10192102
Wait, did she actually?

>> No.10192445

>>10192442
What if tonight’s put into it? Or based on good fan art?

I’m trying to find a good casual Dabi to do mostly because I’m almost out of make up and can’t do my full arms. I think I have enough to do my face just two more times.

>> No.10192446

>>10192360
>People who only cosplay from one, maybe two shows, do an endless amount of low effort OCs/AUs and don't watch anything else at all
And they'll take 3,000 pictures of each cosplay and continuously post them months after they were originally taken instead of focusing on any other costume.

>> No.10192447

>>10192445
That should have said thought what the fuck apple why are you like this.

>> No.10192452

>>10192445
Casual cosplays and closet cosplays are totally different. A closet cosplay is literally in the name for throwing on whatever is in your closet. A casual cosplay could include items from your closet, but that would be mere coincidence rather than intentional. There are casual outfits for certain characters or fanart with casual outfits that can look really good, but would require more than a bare minimum effort which wouldn't make it a bad costume. My gripe is that people who do closet cosplays consider them to be complete costumes. It's not the full thing and shouldn't be considered like it. Buying just the wig for a character can and should never be considered a finished cosplay, it's a makeup test at best.

>> No.10192466

>>10191291
*Fedora tips furiously*

>> No.10192471

>elitists who aren’t friendly if you aren’t efamous, a fellow elitist cosplayer, or certain level of attractiveness
>people who are rude as shit irl but then complain online how lonely they were at the con/how they have no friends

These kind of run one and the same but I’m so tired of this whole “I’m gonna be a dick to people irl but I’m nice online! uwu” thing I’ve been seeing. It’s especially prevalent in fandom communities when some person thinks or is a BNF

>> No.10192536

>>10192309
Maybe you should read first. Post says "just to party"
People who spend all night at room parties and half the day stumbling around drunk, go to no shoots, go to no panels, and barely go into the dealers hall annoy me.
If you still do that past the age of 22-23, you're dumb. If someone is going to show up to a con only to drink, they could have done that at a bar or club for a tenth of the price

>> No.10192628

>>10192536
Imagine being this fucking boring

>> No.10192634

>>10192446
I'm on the fence over this, I do it too, mind you with lots of effort, and I honestly just cannot get into any other show, so all my cosplays are from the same show all the time. What varies is the make-up work, the props, the detail on each costume even if it's very simple. Sometimes I pick the easy ones but just try to nail being as perfect as I can. I do worry what people think that this is all I have, but then I'm doing it for me so... And to break up the monotony, I post pics of all the other people I get cosplay photos of, too, because I'm sure they'd like to see those.

I do get frustrated by the people who don't even make a cosplay and do the same thing, though. I always wonder if my own posts are annoying.

>> No.10192652

Seeing some of the posts on here leads me to ask an important question: What percentage of the cosplay scene is gay SJWs

Asking as I have yet to go to a con

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>Using your local community cosplay page as your personal.

If this happened once or twice, it'd be whatever, but our "admin" constantly is posting about needing roommates, or their own personal niche events, or just generally asking stupid immature questions in general.

Almost everybody's left because of this crap and another page/hub hasn't popped up. We even have events for our city on another city's cosplay page just because it's way more professional.

>> No.10192670

>>10192652
depends on the con and the country
but mainstream ones in murica? I'd say... 70%, roughly
Not all that 70% is super in your face, but minimally are sjw types and blind parrots

>> No.10192671

>>10192652
Sounds like you shouldn't go to a con desu

>> No.10192674

>>10192652
Depends if by sjw you mean existing whole gay or not being a poltards.
Only a few people at cons actually spew that poltard shit and they get blasted so hard when they do.

Most people are just your standard fare of liberals. LGBT people exist but the idea people have of the blue haired feminazi does not exist at all. J have been going to cons for 6-7 years and have never met one of them

If you're just gonna go audibly shitpost about Trump or nazpol stuff tho, save yourself the embarrassment and don't go

>> No.10192676

>>10192634
Yeah, I feel you anon. 90% of the cosplays I make are from the same series because 1) I love it 2) There are a lot of games, and lots of variety in the character designs, and I really enjoy making them in the style that they use, and 3) It's why the majority of my followerbase is there in the first place. I don't know why that would annoy people- just don't follow people who post mostly from stuff you're not interested in.

>> No.10192679

>>10192652
Yeah, >>10192674 is pretty accurate. I've been going to cons the same amount of time and can count on one hand the number of "crazy SJWs" I've seen, and I feel like I rarely encounter people talking politics at all. Most people there are liberal though, and lots are LGBT, so don't expect to get off scott-free if you bring up very conservative viewpoints with people.

>> No.10192684

>>10192674
I just don't want to make con friends and then they turn out being the kind of people that call you a nazi for saying the wrong thing

>> No.10192687

>>10192684
Either your super paranoid, shitposting, or you're a loser poltard. People don't just say that.
However, if you walk up to some transgirl at a con and call them a trap or tell them they're a man, people are gonna get pissed at you. Just keep your shitty takes to yourself if you're really that much of a retarded chud

>> No.10193449

>>10192536
You sound boring and bitter, anon. You spend your con thinking about those people?
Damn.

>> No.10193464

>>10192536
Imagine being this much of a faggot

>> No.10193465

>>10192389
yes
please fuck me I'm begging you
please

>> No.10193517

>>10192436
It's my least favorite cosplay trend so far. I've been playing league since 2012, so watching the character design go from general moba aesthetics to these edgy teen aesthetics (whether they're more "anime schoolkid" or "kpop thot" or what have you) is really cringy desu. Also to me its one of the most low-effort 'cosplays' out there - I guarantee most of the people who cosplayed from it bought all of it and would never cosplay the original splash art of eve, kai'sa, akali, or ahri (well except ahri, but I consider ahri cosplayers automatic e-thots. that's another thing but it doesn't grind my gears as much lol)

>> No.10194070

>>10193449
>>10193464
imagine getting this offended over someone's opinion

>> No.10194093

Con/cosplay videos that are always the same; Overwatch, MHA, and girls in slutty armor.

>> No.10194111

Do you guys hate the first time cosplayers that did their own cosplay from scratch but aren't really that good?

>> No.10194114

>>10194111
>Making my first cosplay from scratch this year
>so scared that it I'm gonna screw it up and everyone will think it looks stupid
haha yea.....

>> No.10194128

>>10191276
That first one couldn’t be truer
I ran into a group of chads and they didn’t know what anime was. They were there to get laid

>> No.10194129

>>10194114
Other than the autists on cgl, legitimately no one cares, just go have fun anon

>> No.10194140

Was at a convention today, didn't get laid :(

>> No.10194149

i can't stand most genderbend cosplays. wouldn't mind at all if people would take the character's personality into account. ie, a hypermasculine dudebro character would probably at least be a short-haired tomboy as a girl, not a girl with super long beautiful hair and three pounds of makeup. basically reposting what someone else said on the bad shoop thread but i agree with it so much: genderbending a character wouldn't change their entire personality and aesthetic. plus when they're good i can really get behind them but the majority of the time i just feel like it's an excuse to be lazy for people (mainly girls) who don't want to even attempt crossplay

>> No.10194203

>>10194140
It's okay anon, there's still today at matsuri.

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