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No. 195505

This thread is for discussion of any cosplay communities/fandoms/trends you find embarrassing or cringe outside of your average costhotery. Any talk of Patreon, Onlyfans, or generally skimpy cosplays should be taken to the Costhot thread. Every few months a new insufferable fandom or trend pops up and overtakes the cosplay landscape — let’s talk about some of the ongoing ones.

Current fandom examples:
>Genshin Impact
>My Hero Academia/BNHA

Current trend examples:
>cosplay tiktoks with bad lip syncing or shitty dancing
>paper wigs
>cosplayers covering themselves in glue and rolling around in garbage
>wigs so crimped they look deep fried
>drag style makeup for every character

Previous thread:

Costhot thread:

No. 195533

Every time aliexpress gets an order for another mass-produced low quality genshit impact cosplay an angel loses it's wings.

No. 195568

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I hate this crimping fad that umbra has started. Sure it adds volume but at what cost

No. 195569

Holy shit not only is that texture bad, but also who tf leaves all that lace on their wig? How stupid do you have to be

No. 195575

Imagine taking inspiration from umbrans work. It all looks like helmets, not hair

No. 195580

Contrary to what most cosplayers/drag queens do, anon, you aren’t suppose to cut your lace super super close esp on complicated hairlines. Tho this is also wrong they should have left it in the middle for more secure/flat ware

No. 195582

Nonnie it looks like shit. But have fun with that really obvious line going across your forehead that you keep trying to convince yourself looks fine

No. 195675

Just say you don't know anything about lace wigs. Drag queens do have excess like this in big heavy wigs. This is basic shit they even teach you in drama class because you need more security when the hairline is receded. You just add more makeup or learn to blend well.

No. 195682

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Thats not even scrapping the surface of the barrel with the crimped wigs that are seen on the regular. The technique isn't bad in it's self but it's not being taught or done properly. Crimping adds volume and should be combed out and covered with a layer of uncrimped hair and not crispy from hairspray or heat.

There isn't much quality control in this age of cosplay especially with zoomer cosplayers and even costhots. Theres more emphasis on 'being creative/differet' and all cosplay being valid than doing things properly.

No. 195727

is it weird that i kinda like this makeup as its own thing lol… but yeah wtf that wig is a nightmare. at least umbran's don't look frizzy like this.

but meh, "quality control in cosplay" has always been dicey, there's always been cringe low effort messy cosplay en masse, it's not really a "kids these days" kinda thing, the current bad cosplay trends are just a different flavor than the bad cosplay of previous eras. i do feel like nowadays a lot of the "good" cosplayers on tiktok aren't anywhere near the level of the good cosplayers of the 2010s though, a lot of the cosplayers tiktok worships are just in cheap lazy shit with some random edgy accessories and flashy makeup thrown in, so yeah i get what you're saying.

No. 195872

This is sad because the girl is clearly skilled at makeup but she chose such a cringy look. And the wig is awful.

No. 195922

Is this the same girl who shoots in her garage with clown hammers?

No. 195926

This picture makes me want to take 37 showers

No. 195951

Right?! She seriously looks so dirty. She looks like she would be a strong contributor to con funk

No. 197619

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Squeakadeeks/Squeakadeekn guilting his followers into being his therapist. How can he not find a single counseling service to talk to? There's dozens.

No. 198140

Please stfu they're a CSA and even with family support that shit is hard to recover from

No. 198145

Then they need a therapist or friends to confide in, not pity points from the internet. Asking your followers to hugbox you or you'll kill yourself is mega cringe.

No. 198168

There a difference between pity points and wanting to vent and if you consider places like Better Help good, get yourself help. Surviors talk about this shit sometimes because they feel isolated and it fucks with how you interact. A lot of people feel safer having these situation breakdowns as a way to help get out of their own head. Nothing about her post is crying for internet clout. You're fucking stupid, anon.

No. 198191

This is a cringe thread. You're taking this very personally.

No. 198231

No, your vendetta is just shit. This ain't it, anon.

No. 199303

Cosplay in general is just cringe as fuck. Not to mention their very egocentric traits.

>lives in fantasy world that supports their delusions

>needs constant praise and attention
>absurdly high sense of self-importance/entitlement

No. 199316

Wow. Just like every hobby or job that involves looks and being popular to get things. At least give us milk and not your garbage 2 cents.

No. 199375

Aliexpress is good enough quality imo
who cares

No. 199376

Dont care plus im sure hes lying for attention lmfao everyone claims csa nowadays kek

No. 199382

Depending on where you buy from aliexpress can have nice quality. But there are always going to be cosplayers who reee if you don’t make everything 100% from scratch

No. 199405

Anon, take your vendetta and just go.

No. 200898

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Even Yaya Han is doing a bad job with the crimping

No. 200915

She's never been particularly good at a lot of cosplay related shit, but god forbid you said that back in the day and people called you vendetta-chan. She just knew who to schmooze, how to buy likes, and how to inflate her tits, but in person she always looked like a thai ladyboy and the quality of her costumes are shit. Its like people forgot what a fucking mess her burlesque snow white was without all the photoshop and strategic lighting.

No. 200923

I think it's a bit of a stretch to word it like that because back when she rose to her original 'fame' was before instagram was even a thing and facebook was young. Her weird 2010's ego came from that. Not to say every cosplayer was ugly but tbh I feel like most early 200s 'big name' cosplayers werent lookers to begin with.

The issue comes from since then she's milked being a 'veteran big name cosplayer' to filth and having such a huge ego that she tried to make that 'Heroes of Cosplay' show make her seem like she was the best most famous cosplayer ever when her relevancy was already fading heavily at that point.

No. 200930

Yaya didn’t style the wig so judge the commissioner instead(sage)

No. 200981

To be fair, she was one of the “big name” cosplayers back when there were very few. Before social media, you got famous by working cosplay.com, which she did, so you would get featured on the site that all the cosplayers were on. I’ve never seen her stuff in person so I can’t say how it looks without photoshop, but back in the day I don’t think she made her own costumes. At least that was the general word around the cosplay community

No. 200983

To be honest, I think it kind of works for her. If someone like Moo or Umbran wore it, it wouldn't look that good, but the crimping suits her and doesn't stand out the same way that umbran's non-moving helmets look. The side bangs look terrible, but this wig isn't on Yaya at least. I think she used Wisperia one time, which she should go back to.

She should have the ego she has though, tbh. She's helped mainstream cosplay, has actually put in the work to have her own line collab for fabrics, buttons, other odds and ins. She started really early with ears and worked that out of her garage. Like, Yaya is one of the very few cosplayers with skills and who's put in real work, that I say deserve to be considered a real celebrity. Costumers like her are well known within that realm outside of cosplay and it shows with people she's worked with. Now you have people posing nude, throwing on a wig, and just getting surgery for money. Yaya did look a little unfortunate in the chest area for a lot of the characters she wanted to cosplay. I don't considering a breast augmentation to be an issue either. She does good work too. Her, Nigri, and Kamui even though I know they can be argued, but compared to a lot of thots now, these three have completely gone the opposite direction with the fact that they actually still make their stuff. I just feel like unless it's builders like CBC or other.. names, idk right now, most cosplayers are so lazy now. Like look at >>195682 jesus

No. 200991

Nigri was the one who started the costhot bs we have to deal with now. She got implants, sometimes threw on a wig, posed in her underwear, and called it cosplay. That and the possibly rigged contest is how she got famous. She still does all that. She hasn't even remotely gone in the opposite direction.

No. 200992

Yes, but she actually builds stuff too. She isn't the same as someone like Momokun or Lori. She isn't a basic thot and hasn't really been one even though she kept with the same schtick. She's good at what she does, then you have sloppy seconds like Sushimonster and StellaLewds.

No. 200994

She's always been a basic thot and has lied about making her stuff for years.

No. 200995

Anon she has posted so many videos over the years at this point, that the making her it herself thing should be clear. She does make her stuff or a good chunk of it now, ryan helps. Thats not a big deal. She learned how to do stuff. Thats a massive step up from clown cosplayers. Compare any of Momokun's made outfits for her to Jessica's outfits of the same cosplays. There's a big difference between Jessica's thottery compared to a lot of other costhots. She mainstreamed it and she is still one of the better ones out there with quality and consistancy.

No. 200996

Nigri's claim to fame was all on her ex boyfriend making her big builds. The majority of her old big builds that got her famous were not made by her. I used to be a fan of how dedicated she was to her exercise regime and fan interaction. Even though she's always been busted in the makeup department, she had fun shoots with good production quality. At this point, her body and shoots are mostly photoshop and do not reflect many real crafting abilities of her own.

No. 200997

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Anon Jessica has no talent even if she makes her own stuff now. At least with Yaya and Kamui you can recognize what they're cosplaying and see the quality. This is supposed to be a tauntaun.

No. 201025

Also called a gijinka. Pokemon sluts have done this for years.

No. 201038

Anon, I don't know why you're caping so hard for the bitch who got bolt ons before the other thots came along. Yaya is no prize in any realm and was always a poor man's Marie-Claude Bourbonnais. Cosmetic surgery isn't necessary to be a cosplayer, but Yaya and the other thots made that into a pre requisite.

No. 201040

Seems like a reach to say every thot gets tits because of money. Yaya was flat as a board.

No. 201042


Yaya got her tits way before selling nudes of yourself on the internet was even possible, let alone a career. She got them because she was a stripper at the time.

No. 201070

Other great builders exist but it's next to impossible to become popular unless you're also showing some skin. Kinpatsucosplay is amazingly talented but gave herself a huge leg up by picking cosplays with sexy appeal

No. 201080

OP here and the anons you keep calling vendetta on aren't me. You're really devoted to stanning for Squeakadeeks, huh? Are you a friend or just a big fan?

No. 201109

Then it's not because of cosplay, it's because she hated her body in an industry she worked in which is known for paying more well endowed women. And again, flat as a board. A lot of people feel good when they cosplay, actually looking good in it and filling it out, is probably something that was a nice bonus for her tits, but she did not set that bar. That was Jessica and simps and the fact that normies infultrated cons that have more of these girls attention. We slowly moved on to booth babes without booths.

No. 201157

She absolutely did set that bar because Nigri was up her ass and they're still good friends. Nigri was also not well endowed and got bolt ons. I don't know if this thread was infiltrated by scrotes or old tripfags from 2013 /cgl/, but it was definitely a turning point in the scene and it was several factors. Neither yaya or nigri are innocent.

No. 201158

It’s all these new cosplayers who started cosplaying in the mid 2010’s when you could buy an entire cosplay off of taobao with no work whatsoever and get your ass kissed if you’re cute. They weren’t around before Yaya or Nigri had implants, and only know them as costhots. Nigiri…meh, she’s a thot but she’s making some stuff. Good on her for making millions off s rites even if she isn’t really talented. Yaya though, she put in the work, she built her brand and was able to get deals for her patterns, fabrics and notions. Even if you want to argue that she’s a thot, she’s done quite a bit for the community as a whole if only that there are now cosplay specific patterns for things like schoolgirl outfits that had to be Frankensteined before

No. 201209

No, you just never grew out of hating implants like a child. I don't gaf is someone has fake tits in cosplay, for the most part its how characters are drawn, but discrediting Yaya for literally helping make cosplay mainstream and outside of sword vendors that existed for props, she went out of her way to try to make accessories, that weren't just Party City cat ears, for the general con scene. Even Jessica puts in work and has for about 10 years now. At some point you gotta stop moving the goal post and realize that there are higher teir thots with real work. At least Jessica isn't just wearing lingerie anymore, she actually makes her stuff interesting and has done a lot of canon work too. You must mostly sound mad about cosplayers who put their sexuality on display, but your going after the wrong thots. Even these girls quality far outweigh basic costhots.

No. 201228

Just to add, thots like CosplayDeviants getting the massive attention it did, headlines at certain conventions, real porn hoes like Envyus, Momokun, Chell, Stephanie Michelle, Succubus and Bunny.. There are legit girls to blame for the sexualization normalization of the modern cosplay girl, not Jessica or Yaya. They have their niches but I would never compare Jessica to a CD. Those girls were infiltrating cons, Tumblr, Facebook pages, Instagram, Twitter.. They made cosplay the sexualized market it is.

No. 201232

Ah yes, basic ears and wings which existed prior to her and then she sent c&d to other vendors who made shit long before her. You a friend or just a massive fan?

No. 201238

Who? Who had the better mass marketing and was able to use connections for the reach her merch got? The types of fabric ears sold on Etsy weren't even around at the time. No one is being a fan by saying facts. Just say you hate women using sex to make money, but Yaya didn't do that. That's more Jessica. Yaya was massively late to the game with her boudoir stuff.

No. 201239

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And she won the lawsuit because they stole her design to create their own molds. They even admitted it.

No. 201375

I know it's a national pastime for old cosplayers to shit on Yaya, but come on. I remember this rumor too that Yaya was going after poor widdle artist alley artists, but the actual case was about stealing product and molds like >>201239 said. We aren't in 2008 anymore, you can easily find the facts now.

No. 203074

Lol have you seen yaya’s patterns? They’ve clearly been made for people with bolt ons like her. You’d still have to do some Frankensteining if you get her patterns and have normal body measurements

No. 203079

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Ntayrt but I've made her bunny suit pattern for misses size 18, which should be a 40-inch bust. the finished garment for a D-cup has a 45-inch bust! It's really off their standard measurements and it makes me wonder how nobody at McCall's caught it.

No. 203506

Most people already alter patterns.

No. 203945

Five inches of ease on a bunny suit is ridiculous though.

No. 203947

considering how most people who would be making a bunny suit, outside of cosplay, would pad their bras to begin with, maybe pad your own or take it in. It's not that big an issue. You see someone on the front with a massive chest size outside normal women and you don't think twice about it maybe being a larger size? do you do the same with plus size specific patterns? lol

No. 203954

A cup size is roughly an inch difference. Who do you know that's padding a D cup five cup sizes up? The model on the package wearing one size doesn't mean anything when the pattern has multiple sizes. Do you not buy clothes because the model wears a different size than you?

No. 204033


Can you show the measurements since you clearly have them and post to everyone ITT what the sizes are on the actual pattern in her design? I would love, love, love to see exactly this 5" change because not a single damn person has said anything in all these years that I've seen these patterns available. You would think it would've been known already if she patterns catered to her tits and not just her being on the cover and editing her own pattern. I've typed in all sorts of renditions of "big" "too big" "bunny suit bust" and none of the reviews for this suit have any complaints about this random massive edit she has in this pattern because it doesn't exist. If you're going to talk out your ass to try and throw some vendetta at her, at least don't make shit up.

No. 204060

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It's not vendetta to point out the pattern company fucked up. Their size chart says a size 18 is a 40 inch bust but the D cup on the pattern is 45. Even the A/B cup is 3 inches bigger. You even see multiple women here saying the size chart is off: https://sewing.patternreview.com/Patterns/78744
Now stop shitting up the thread with your wking.

No. 204062

Is this the front vs the back of the package?

No. 204063

Back of the pattern vs the company's size chart

No. 204078

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Yaya's said she's had to alter her own commercial bodysuit pattern before to fit her because of McCall's. And multiple people had the same problem with the bodysuit pattern having too much ease: https://thegeekyseamstress.com/2015/10/16/pattern-review-m7217/
McCall's dropped the ball on sizing with her patterns just deal with it.

No. 204081

Then it's their fault and not yaya's? So why is anon sperging so hard about how it is only her fault? This pattern has been out for years anyway? Seems like such a nitpick vendetta to only now bring it up when CGL has talked about this 3 years ago.

No. 204122

Are you retarded? I've been pointing out that the pattern is fucked and only that. It's a problem with the patterns she made but McCall's should've fixed it before putting them out. It's not vendetta to point out that her patterns have major issues

No. 209263


McCall's adds five inches of ease to literally every pattern. Same with the other big pattern companies. Only scrubs use back of the envelope sizing, it's never actually correct.

Yaya gave them patterns and they fucked them up because they don't understand the market and how corsets are supposed to work. Andrea Schewe talks about the pattern companies fucking with her designs all the time, too, this isn't a Yaya thing.

No. 209264

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is anybody else annoyed by this chick? she made such a big deal out of becoming a professional cosplayer even though she doesn't make real costumes and now is begging on Kofi because she didn't have a business plan.

No. 209278

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God yes. Lizard Leigh was already intolerable from their constant shilling of this Steven Universe transformation dress. Its now worse since they've made a huge deal about becoming a pRoFeSSiONaL cosplayer. Most of their videos are fake shocked Pikachu faces, begging for Kofi donations or gender zoomer content like pic related.

No. 209323

So anons just posted her for vendetta purposes then. What a fucking waste.

No. 209397

Lol well if she’s not making money from it, she’s not really a professional cosplayer is she?
I wish all these clout chasers would realize that the people making money from cosplay are either selling something (books, tutorials, patterns etc.), selling nudes, doing commissions or they’re one of the few people that’s famous enough to do constant appearances (Yaya, Kamui etc. although most of them have other revenue streams as well). You’re not owed a career in your hobby just because you want it, either figure out a way to make something people want to spend money on or get a job like the rest of society. Liz probably thought sooner genderspecials would give her money for existing

No. 210141

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Because you want craftsmanship advice from someone whose wig looks like this

No. 210146

Can't even be assed to wear dark skin tights so that she won't chaffe after a few hours. She's dumb AF. Most bare legged cosplayers do that so that it smoothes out the legs.

No. 210175

>that makeup
Whaltena out here. i swear she does the absolute bare minimum.

No. 210176

>from someone who looks like this
Cosplay really has gone down in the last 10 years.

No. 210200

How can you be in the hobby for this long and not watch a single YouTube tutorial on wig styling?

Also why tf does her skin look so oily? I could maybe understand looking like that at the end of the day, but this is very clearly a photo taken in the hotel room right before heading to the con floor

No. 210203

If fatties breath they sweatin

No. 240259

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shooping queen

No. 240260

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landwhale lel(newfag)

No. 240262

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No. 240266

Nice vendetta, newfag.

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No. 240819

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Kamui Cosplay is butting heads with her followers and 3D modeler Dangerous Ladies. She purchased a DL hairpin model for her sponsored Genshin Impact build, but then strongly implied that her husband made it from scratch. Numerous people in the original post asked who modeled the hairpin or recognized it as a DL build, but Kamui didn't reply to any of them.

Pic related is DL finally subtweeting her after she and friends yet again credited the hairpin to Benni. Kamui shifted the blame to a friend, blamed everyone's poor English, and then credited on a single post. This week on multiple posts she's back to removing credit and claiming she self-built the entire cosplay herself.

No. 240856

It's worse cuz Kamui had initially tagged DL on her story back when she started the hairpin. I saw it on DL's story because she reposts everyone's stories who tag her company. To roll that back and pretend that she didn't have any outside help is entirely on purpose. Does Kamui have proof she or her husband modeled the rest of the accessories? The hairpin file is only sold as part of a full accessory set.

No. 240922

Easy solution, she posts the side to side 3D print files. I'm going to assume DL has it set in place that you can't edit her model from download. DL uses .stl and not .obj for a lot of her files. .stl makes it easy to edit in any program, and you can resave or rename it to edit it. It could just be a coincidence that she bought it in case her husband couldn't have created a proper file, but we won't know otherwise. Maybe if they could show author information through the properties, but DL would need to get their hands on Kamui's file to prove that. Her husband and her have made 3D files before too, so that's not out of the ordinary. I've seen cosplayers commission stuff and then wind up having to make their own because it just didn't work out.

No. 241050

There isn't a question of wherher she's using the DL model. Kamui said she's using it right in the tweets and credited her in a single post after the call out. But now she's back to glossing over the fact like she made everything herself.

No. 241055

If she already credited her then DL needs to just shut up. no one is going to tag everything they post, especially on Twitter which has a small field for tagging. DL just sounds greedy. Sure as hell not tagging more than once if I used someone's model or cosplay they made me. There's no reason to announce it every single time. On Instagram it's easier to tag, but DL just doesn't sound satisfied enough because she wants Kamui's clout. I'm with Kamui on this one. She tagged the girl and credited her. Posting photos otherwise doesn't need more clarification every single time. It's beggy.

No. 241074

Stop wking. She credited two other cosplayers for helping her make other pieces multiple times and conveniently forgot to credit the person who made her accessories until called out and then shoved them under the tags where no one pays attention. The other two cosplayers are credited front and center.

No. 241075

I'm not whiteknighting. Pick your panties up and calm down. DL sounds beggy. End of story. kamui did credit her, just not as much as she wanted which is shitty behavior of someone who gives out mass models. She needs to go after every single person then, but she doesn't. She goes after Kamui because she's a name. She got her credit. Bitch needs to stfu already and stop trying to start drama with Kamui. If she didn't give credit at all, I would understand and be on DL's side, but the other girls aren't even tagged in her REEL either. They are all tagged under the actual photo post.

IF anons don't know, the >>240819 is a screencap of a REEL on Instagram. No one was tagged in it and 'self made' still can count as her not buying pieces like pre-made cosplayers do. DL sounds like she's taking the 'all self made' when she did still have to make DL's model from the download. She made the model, but bitch didn't fucking MAKE it, Kamui did.

No. 241078

Did you even read the tweets? Not only is dl clearly not talking about that specific reel because these tweets are from July, she didn't "go after" Kamui. People were tagging dl and messaging her about it because credit was being given to Benni when it was obvious to many people who made the models. Kamui admits she didn't credit dl at all originally.

No. 241130

tbh, aside from all the 3D fuss, you would think someone that is paid to make a cosplay would take the time to work on their skills to make themselves a relatively easy wig

No. 241131


Kamui has a habit of not linking or promoting any cosplayers who are a threat to her or a similar size to her. She got called out for the credit once and is now throwing a tantrum on Twitter about people calling her out for doing it again

No. 241133

and it's not like kamui & co don't know how to 3d model, they could have done their models themselves but they bought them from DL to win time for a paid gig, which is wrong at so many levels lmao

No. 241135

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A new thread where she threw a fit and promptly deleted it when she wasn't getting her ass kissed

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No. 241138

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Throwing your husband under the bus for cosplay game…

No. 241139

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Real mature

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No. 241141

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Her build video shows Benni at the computer messing around with the file. It obviously implies he did the modeling. But taking a model and letting your thousands of followers think you make it is no different than using a recipe?

No. 241142

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Fame Hungry thots defending each other as usual

No. 241146

No. 241154

Why sage? It's all milk

No. 241156

Etiquette is to Sage everything after the first unsaged milk image drop

No. 241157

this is extra funny to me because kamui used to throw fits about people not crediting her for her techniques/books/tutorials (worbla over foam at the time, not that original) and claimed she popularized it and that other's shouldn't make books based on the same techniques because they were knocking her off, yet went on to make books about making eva foam cosplays despite being friends with punished props aka the people who made the very popular foam smith series of books years before

kamui has a clear pattern of wanting all the credit for herself and none for others.

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apparently the sword modeler has conditions that you can't use his model for commerical work. which a paid commission for a game company is.

No. 241160

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No. 241167

She's also been downplaying for years and years that her husband makes half of all her costumes for her lol

No. 241179

They mean to resell. Not personal cosplay because someone hired you.

No. 241185

No they don't. It says 'Cannot be used for any commercial purpose', not 'Cannot resell'. Kamui is literally advertising for Genshin Impact in exchange for cash (and I assume they will be using those videos for marketing) and also getting monetization from all the videos of her 'making' the sword. Why do you keep defending her?

No. 241188

She could've saved herself the stress and drama by just crediting DL from the get go. Kamui isn't dumb, she knew if she didn't say where the files were bought from and heavily implied Benni did all 3D related work that people would assume Benni modeled them himself. Rules aren't different for her at all.

No. 241194

File: 1660926514051.jpg (140.5 KB, 508x505, credit.jpg)

Samefag but personally I don't like that she shoved the credits she was forced to add under the hashtags. Everyone knows no one reads that shit. She could've added it up with her friends' credits but it looks like she's trying to hide it.

No. 241195

Commercial purposes means selling it, anon.. they don't mean you can't be in commercials or promo stuff. NTA you're talking about either? Trying to explain what sellers mean by this. They mean it specifically for reselling as you can mass manufacture their model like this.

Straight from the definition of what it means: "Non-commercial means you can't sell it, but you can 3D print it for personal use."

No. 241198

I honestly think crediting paid 3D models is kind of stupid. 3D modeling isn't niche anymore, there's more than 1 person who has that hairpin model anyway. This just seems like the new "I painted the wings, credit me" like in 2005 when cosplayers were foaming about shit like this. At some point people need to realize that certain generic things, don't need tagging. Wigs, I get. That's a commission, but the 3D sculpt it up for anyone to use, especially if you aren't selling it, it's like going to the store and buying something yourself. You aren't going to credit the person who made the outfit 24/7. It honestly feels like a grab to modelers to beg for credit when you are the one who has to print it, sand it, prep it, paint it. It's not the same as a commission and doesn't deserve to be acknowledged the same as one either.

No. 241200

So you think that Disney could print the sword and use it in a movie without credit, because that isn't a "commercial" purpose according to your interpretation? Anon, come on. They chose the restricted TOS for a reason instead of a more open one.

No. 241204

Actually, yes. They aren't printing the model and reselling it, it's a prop. Even if it's in a film, doesn't mean the people watching are suddenly going to get that prop in their hands too. Disney actually has done this before and they have open source models too. The point is not trying to sell it like how Disney sells hats or like how Mcdonald's has those toys in their bags. Even just reselling the model. Otherwise, you'd have a lot of 3D modeler lawsuits, anon. Commercial only means mass manufacturing for sale of your own benefit. It being a prop isn't the same lol

No. 241205

File: 1660927436398.jpg (3.8 MB, 4096x3276, GridArt_20220819_124009284.jpg)

It's not just a lack of credit, despite never crediting the sword modeler a single time until the Twitter call outs. Her posts are purposefully misleading and imply that they modeled it themselves. Pic related is her showing a paper mockup of the sword and many shots of Benni "working" in the 3d modeling software.

No. 241207

Yeah, again, why don't they just show their OG files compared to the ones they bought?

No. 241208

Dangerous Ladies is a business. She sells these models that she made from scratch. Just because you paint something doesn't mean you made it. It's like altering a cosplay smaller and then saying you made it just because of that. Benni did finishing work.

The og files are the files they bought. They didn't model anything.

No. 241209


Nobody would have cared if she wasn't deliberately being shady when asked. People use DL models constantly without credit and she doesn't care. This all started when somebody asked Kamui who did the sword and that third person she has working for her said it was Benny. Then DL subtweeted and Kamui got shit until she fixed it.

Now, weeks later, she does the same thing - posts that say "all hand made" and showing videos of Benny in blender. Anyone who sees that video is going to assume Benny made the model from scratch.

There's a difference between not crediting and implying you deserve the credit.

No. 241213

>Do I have to give them free promotion?

What an asshole thing to say as someone who claims to do "so much" for the cosplay community. It's all about money with her, isn't it?

No. 241216

it says right at the top of the t&c's not on that screenshot, 'may not be used for any commercial, promotional, advertising or merchandising use' but WK harder i guess

No. 241223

I literally don't know how to explain it to you even more dumbed down.

No. 241230

There's more than one anon replying to you, but you just sound obtuse at this point. It says NO ADVERTISING USE and all of her posts are tagged sponsored/ads. Every aspect of what she's been doing is wrong and she knows it.

No. 241231

Nta but kamui getting paid to make the cosplay means its being used for commercial use

No. 241233

File: 1660930770541.png (77.95 KB, 878x785, commerical only.png)

Except her's say commercial only. That doesn't include editorial, or advertising.. Etc. She specifically labels her models for reproduction purposes only.

No. 241236

Samefag, but I just realized she is ALLOWING commercial use as well. So, the model can be used for anything as commercial is the only thing stated, but you can bypass that even as long as you keep paying for a model for each reporduction.

Is DL kind of stupid?

No. 241239

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Checked the pin specifically that is being argued about and she has the exact same thing under here. She isn't limiting the uses and is allowing copies as long as you pay for each print you are selling.

No. 241243

Holy shit im sorry but you are dumb anon. Editorial and advertising work is what "commercial use" refers to. That IS commercial use.

No. 241244

there's more than one modeller here. Dangerous Ladies is fine with promotional content use. The sword modeller is not, and that was used way more prolifically in the adverts. More to the point kamui has been outright lying and saying she made everything, not just not crediting

No. 241249

It's not though. Editorial is literally the absolute opposite of commercial, anon. Kek

No. 241265

It makes sense that people are pissed; Kamui could have just apologized and said that she’ll do better, and people would have gotten over it. The bump in reach from being tagged by a cosplayer as big as Kamui could be huge; she’s one of the most well known cosplayers out there. It was about seeming like she and Benni do everything from scratch when no one would have held it against her for buying models to save time. She fucked up, got caught and she’s not handling it gracefully.

No. 241269

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More very mature responses from Kamui. You'd think it's be easier to just say "sorry I'll be better at crediting".

No. 241431

“Do i have to credit the literal factory mass producing a pair of shoes i modified the same way im being asked to credit an independent 3D modeler who did majority of the leg work for accuracy that i only added some cheap LED’s and sanded the model after a 3D printing machine did all of the actual creating?”
Cosplayers just become more conceited as time goes on, they always love making it seem like its only them and their nigel working hard but its based off of work from several other people that get left uncredited until they feel like it or someone asks a question like “how did you model x?”
Using blender and creating your own models isnt even difficult in 2022, so when you make the choice to use someone elses work even if you paid for it, crediting is the least you can do when your whole career and social media feeds are “mUh hAnD mAdE cOsshuPlAys”
The picture with her scrote sitting with the model open on blender is especially egregious and obvious.

No. 241448

she's just a crazy old woman now. she needs to just find another job or do something else. kamui isnt even relevant anymore

No. 241450

yeah, wow. this is extremely misleading. they didnt make the sword. why cant they just admit they didnt make the model and bought it from someone else in this post? cosplayers are all drama hags now, it's insane.

No. 241471

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Kamui has been like this for years so I'm glad this 'kind and quirky cosplayer who makes everything herself' front is finally falling apart. She only cares about making money from cosplay and doesn't even cosplay to cons any longer. She even made a horrible Buy My Books Dress to wear as a guest for when people come to see her.

No. 241475

It's funny she even gets hired for professional cosplay stuff in the first place because she has always been sooooo damn ugly

No. 241476

Incorrect and you're stupid as hell. Commercial use refers to any situation where the person hired is getting paid to preform a promotional job, as kamui is doing. Editorial is commercial use.

No. 241503

Considering she’s getting hired for stuff where they need the costume made, it makes sense. Why hire a separate model to wear the costume when she’ll wear it? She’s mainly getting paid to make the costumes, and honestly they do stand up well enough that her face doesn’t matter as much.
If you look at the people who make costumes (and do it well enough to get paid for it), most of them are not model pretty. Most of them are older (late 20’s and up). Younger cosplayers are more likely to buy costumes since it’s so accessible now. I honestly hate how much cosplay has turned into a beauty contest because of social media; it’s supposed to be fun and I wish people cared about craftsmanship more.
TLDR: Kamui may be shitty and not gorgeous but her costumes are very well done (though in large part by her husband).

No. 241509

Anon, look it up. Just fucking Google "Is editorial work different from commercial work". It's the first fucking answer.

No. 241510

>Whenever a photo is used to SELL something, it's commercial use. And whenever it illustrates an article in a newspaper, magazine, or textbook, it's editorial use. Can be used to sell or advertise a product, service, or brand. Need signed model or property releases if there are people or property in the photo.

In her case, it's editorial.

No. 241511

Might wanna make that less obvious Theo.
Doesn't Kamui also despise sewing? Swear I remember that from an earlier post

No. 241512

How much longer until this insufferable bitch keeps get paid gigs? her cosplays arent even good. her husband is doing most of the work. I'd be embarrassed if i were her.

No. 241513

Yeah, she doesn't like sewing and doesn't consider herself that much a seamstress, just enough to make what she needs, but she prefers armor work.

No. 241523

not directly related but i hate cosplay bitches that brags about not liking sewing and prefering armor coz it's "ssssooo badasss". it's just a "i'm not like other girls that likes girly things" move to please gamer incels

No. 241543

That shirt, how do people stand her

No. 241545

Probably until someone better comes along (in Europe for ones that are specifically there) or she decides to stop taking them. Unless she gets canceled and loses her following companies will still use her because she’s well known and has huge reach. Which is what these companies are looking for.

No. 241547

A lot of cosplayers find creating builds easier than sewing. A lot don't even sew because the fanbase has gotten so big and companies can make things for cosplayers now. The whole community has changed, but there's nothing wrong with bragging that you do builds better than sewing. Seamstresses do the same because they aren't good at fabricating props.

No. 241550

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from yesterday. Kamui really was trying every defense under the sun including “I’m too popular to credit people”

No. 241556

That was already posted. >>241138 and way to crop out the timestamp on purpose.

No. 241574

a friend of mine was judged by her at a contest, and kamui outright said as feedback they wouldnt ever win with a sewn costume, and should add some LEDs

No. 241576

I said it was from yesterday and the threads had already been deleted by Kamui so I am working with other people’s SS, no need to tinfoil

No. 241595

Not Theo, I downloaded that screengrab from a mutual discord group.

No. 241805

lol don't take it personally ? There is a difference between highlighting your expertise and reminding everyone when you can that you don't like sewing like a Mary-Sue who fancy fencing over embroidery

No. 245654

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I'm surprised nobody's mentioning the World Cosplay Summit drama.
The summary:
WCS, for the first time ever, held a competition outside of Japan, this weekend at a convention called Gamers8.
All the contestants were invite only from previous WCS alumni. 39 countries total.
Problem is, the contest was held in Saudi Arabia, with it all being funded by the Saudi government, including the $100k prize pool. The board members of the con are the Saudi royal family.
Cosplay community is pissed because these cosplayers have chosen to go to a country that's awful for human rights.
Gets milkier because lots of the competitors went over the heads of their country's wcs organisation, and said yes independently, even when their country had directly told WCS no.
Trans cosplayers were banned from entering, so some people went without their previous cosplay partners and found someone new. No crossplay was allowed for men, but women dressing as men was fine. All female cosplayers had to be covered to the neck. Lots of fighting on twitter about whether its ok that these cosplayers went or not.

No. 245659

No thots and no troons? Nice, it's like it's getting back to the roots of real cosplay rather than the shadow of its former self. People whining about the human rights must not know how sexist and homophobic Japan itself is.

No. 245661

this honestly sounds like it would be a good time. the fat toga is hilarious though

No. 245666

anon japan reformed and allows troons and gay marriage now. also wcs is a joke. people in the community don't take cosplay contests seriously to begin with.

No. 245779

This doesn’t sound like an official WCS event, as the official contest was 2 months ago. This sounds like a contest for the con that wanted to have high level international competition so they invited WCS alumni. I doubt WCS would allow people to just pick a new partner to compete with because they’ve always required the team to win preliminaries to go to the finals.
Also, most of the world isn’t nearly as woke as the US. A huge number of countries would have teams who would jump at the chance to do this competition. The fact that women had to be fully covered was probably more of a deterrent to teams than Saudi politics.

No. 245857


I am an alumni myself and this is official, but yeah, looks like a scuffed situation. Distanced myself from this event and cosplay after I competed due to how ugly a lot of this kind of thing and the people can get.

In order to make things happen if Saudi Arabia bans some cosplayers, I can totally see WCS bending their usual rules in order to make it possible for a country to still send a team. This isn't unheard of to me. It was even possible in case of emergency when I competed.

There is an article linking this Gamers8 event with the official WCS organization if you search online. You can also see it posted about on official WCS channels like their Instagram.

No. 245915

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Yeah if you go to their Facebook it's all over the page. They're pushing the event hard, presumably because the Saudi govt gave them an obscene amount of cash to do it.

Gamers8, the con it's being held at, is one of those propaganda events the Saudis are using to rehab the country's image to the rest of the world and make it attractive for business and tourism, similar to F1 and LIV Golf, except in the latter's case even multi-millionaire athletes turned down the money on ethical grounds. The $100k prize pool didn't get announced until after the teams agreed to go so basically all these cosplayers who decided to attend agreed to be Saudi propaganda for cosplay clout and a free vacation.

No. 245920

I can see why they did it. All that money and no one wants to travel to their elaborate theme parks or stadiums.

No. 246493

Which cosplayers actually went?(sage your shit)

No. 247732

I heard the team from Mexico has a gay man on it and he says that he can hide his gay for the week during WCS. What a joke that shit is

No. 247762

I mean, WCS has never been a truly equal competition. I’m not sure how it works in other countries, but in the US it’s pretty limited to only people who are either wealthy or plan for it for years. You have to have the disposable income to make several high level costumes (since besides your competition costume you have to have different ones for the parade and different events) and then to travel to Anime Expo to compete, which is not a cheap convention unless you are local. And you have to be able to take time off from work to go to Japan for finals. Honestly, the only US representatives that I found to be impressive were when JHart went (I can’t remember who his partner was). They had a bunch of past competitors’ costumes at AX one year and none of them really impressed me; some were mediocre enough that I was genuinely surprised. But considering that most high level competitive cosplayers would rather work towards competitions that have cash prizes (even though a lot of them are somewhat rigged), WCS is limited to people who want to do it for the experience, have the disposable income to be able to make the costumes and go to AX, and have a close enough relationship with another cosplayer to want to work together on it.

No. 247857

Well a contest is not about equality lol. This contest tho is so shady from the beginning, there is absolutely no information about who is going, what they going to wear and why they were choosen. I don't even know the people who represented my country LMAO. In the end, absolutely NO hype from the public. No one in the cosplay community celebrated the winners or any team, its so funny. Proof you can't buy a public's hype with shiny LEDs on stage and cash money. Especially if you ban LGBT lmao. But I must admit that I am kinda surprised in a good way that female cosplayers didn't have to alter their costumes too much. Where I first heard about a cosplay venue in Saudi Arabia, I really thought that every female cosplayer would have to cover from the feet to the head and wear ugly skin spandex on their arms and legs. I guess they allow it because it's a private venue ? Like, Saudi is not the same shit as Qatar or Dubai.

No. 247891

well to be exact crossplay for women was OK, but under conditions. except they didn't specify those conditions. same for the skin showing, they forbid "too sexy" cosplay but didn't specify what made a cosplay "too sexy" for them. imagine going to a cosplay contest and having to be validated by morality police before entering the stage

No. 247910

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So Kamui publicly says she dislikes sewing and then chooses to depict seamstresses like hobgoblins in her latest lolquirky video.

No. 247952

She's making fun of cosplayers and how they basically isolate when working on stuff, same way artists hiss as a joke to the sun entering a room in the same types of videos.

No. 248026

She has such an ugly rat like face. It’s really tragic.

No. 248055

Did you watch the video? She's not saying that at all. She's saying that cosplayers are actually ugly and gross when they aren't taking photos.

No. 248070

She's a cosplayer. There's nothing in this about it being about seamstresses only because now even you've dumbed it down to being about cosplaying in general just like I did >>247952 You don't need to try and force milk, anon.

No. 248253

She's not making fun of herself, she's trying to make more "relatable" content while being completely tone deaf. This is the same person who publicly brags about making $100,000 a month but then turns around to post TikToks about how she's so poor because she spends all her money on fabric. Kamui is barely a cosplayer at this point, she's a content machine.

No. 248333

nonnie, I get that her "relatable funny skits" are annoying, but every cosplayer I know made this joke at least once, usually as a responce to "how go I get a cosplay gf"

No. 248338

you interrupted milk about a dictatorship using cosplay for their international image just to say a notoriously not funny social media cosplayer is not funny on tiktok lmao but ok

No. 248358

You clearly didn't look at the images close enough. The female cosplayers were wearing Spandex skin colour shirts to cover their arms and shoulders

No. 248384

How do you interrupt week old milk that's getting a comment per day?

The idea behind the general thread was good but it's useless and dead when every single post ends up with infighting.

No. 248393

The Monster hunter girl and the pokemon jessie seems so have black sleeves and suit but the sailor moon and the doremi girls look like they don't. It's hard to say given the fact we can't see the costumes properly since there was no live to see the contest or any official pictures showing the teams. Wonder why, lol.

No. 248741

I couldn't care less about this event, but at least it is stirring some entertaining drama in the german cosplay communitiy.

No. 249074

Can you elaborate? I only follow a couple German cosplayers so I mostly just see the aftermath of the drama or responses rather than what the community at large thinks. I've seen many responses about WCS speculations, so I've gotten curious.

No. 249479

the german team who went (rainbowriders) posted a statement , were they bent over backwards to justify their participation, including personal drama with the former german WCS organizers. I knew both are infantile idiots and their dumb self rightous statement confirmed it.
If you know german, heres their blogentry:

No. 249562

quite like the UAE team in the comments defending it by saying in saudi women have more rights than men actually

No. 249574

Are people really stupid enough to think Saudi women have any rights at all? they still believe in arranged marriages and honor killings.

No. 249677

it's UAE. Lions will defend leopards.

No. 249687

they choose to do HETALIA out of everything ? wow idk if I'm more impressed by the decision of trying to push the boundaries of the contest' rules or the sheer courage it takes to cosplay Hetalia on stage in year 2022.
But all that drama is quite interesting I must say. People in the West kinda forgets sometimes that there are countries where you can go to jail for a cosplay performance.(learn2sage)

No. 249727

anon, hetalia recently got new media.

No. 257365

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Saya scarlet, a russian cosplayer known for cosplaying Hatsune Miku, went on twitter complaining about western accusations of rascism. She only released the tweets in (poor) Japanese so pardon the shit-tier translation.

No. 257377

I mean, it’s a little retarded to only tweet in Japanese when she’s Russian. But the girl leaving the comments is also retarded because no one gives a shit if you wear makeup with traditional Japanese clothes….. has this bitch never heard of gyaru? They wear tons of makeup with kimono. And I don’t know how having chains on her nails is disrespectful.
Russian cosplayers do dumb shit like blackface and then complain about getting shit on, but this girl doesn’t seem to be doing anything wrong. The retard on tik tok is cringier than her.

No. 257390

Hard agree. We've got a new influx of tiktok kiddies thanks to the Jill thread.

No. 257488

they've been posting sjw shit itt for months now though.

No. 257504

I'd believe it, we are on /w/ Afterall.

No. 258466

Anyone who complains about how makeup can change how you look, need serious help. She doesn't look asian and I don't see how even with makeup or editing she does either. There's so much more to it than just changing your eye shape and if both types of races can get surgery to get what the other has, why should it be an issue? if she was changing her skin color, that would be way different, but all sorts of races are able to be born with mono or double lids. This isn't only an Asian trait, and I'm so embarrassed by how the US tryhard squad does this shit. It's makeup. If you can't tell it's makeup, you're an absolute idiot.

No. 263900

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Amazonian Cos - a UK cosplayer so obnoxious and self-loving that Twitter suspended her - just won the Cosplay Crown and will not shut up about it. This is noteworthy because she has become even more vocal about her opinions as an authority on all things cosplay. It's more noteworthy because she's been called out in the past for fibbing about how much of this Sansa Stark cosplay she actually made herself. She took to Twitch a few months ago to complain that this was just her "haters" talking and it was fine that her stepfather heavily assisted in making the breastplate (the most impressive part of the cosplay) because it was too dangerous or she was unqualified. You can see him in the background of videos working on pieces by himself while she's elsewhere, grinding and firing it in other videos. It's unlikely she admitted this level of assistance to the judges considering how much she brags about this piece and how much she pushed back when people said she got too much help

Her new unsuspended Twitter is Megabethbob but she will tweet drama and immediately delete it if anyone gives her heat. Recent deleted hot takes include how she will run cosplay contests better than anyone else, Americans are ruining cosplay contests, and House of the Dragon plagerised their costumes from larpers.

No. 263955

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She won back in MAY unless she won again recently. And other entrants might have had help. Theres no rules about having help. Everyone had the opportunity to have help to make their cosplays. Big name designers have teams in reality outside of cosplay. I don't understand this elitism that everything must be done by the wearer only. Fucking tired of this community. You're all just toddlers.

No. 263970

I mean I agree that it shouldn't matter if you get a little help. But Crown is like BIG THING for crafters so it's more of a morality thing that someone won without making the biggest part of a costume themselves. She could have chosen a material she's "qualified" to operate the machinery for but she chose something that she knew she couldn't do herself, and then won the biggest crafting competition out there. Doesn't give a good look.

No. 263971

Can we prove that every single person but her had no help whatsoever? Otherwise this just sounds like people nitpicking because she won. Acting as if people aren't allowed to brag about winning something so big when anon's keep mentioning how big of an event it was seems really stupid in my opinion. That's bragging rights for a reason.

No. 263976

The final was last week, you bozo. She qualified as the UK rep in May.

The way I see it half the problem is how much she praises her own work while putting down others. If she was a nicer person nobody would care but Amazonian has a bad rap for a reason.

No. 263977

>Big name designers have teams in reality outside of cosplay. I don't understand this elitism that everything must be done by the wearer only

It's a solo contest. Everyone knows you are supposed to disclose during judging if you didn't make a piece yourself. That is not just etiquette, it's in the rules.

No. 263978

Also those are the Masquerade rules, not the Crown (totally different contest that does not allow groups)

No. 263980

Both contests said help was fine, but you can't outsource and have a cosplay made for you.

No. 264013

You can't have help and then claim you made the whole thing yourself, which is what Beth has been bragging about except when cornered. That defeats the entire point of a skill contest and is called cheating.

No. 264022

I don’t know if I’d call it the biggest part of the costume. The rest of the costume is very nice and there’s a lot of detailed embroidery and the crown is sculpted and casted. If she patterned and cut out the metal and then someone else did the welding with her direction I don’t think that’s too awful if she told them that. I’ve done some work with metal for jewelry making and doing the cutting and polishing is a lot of work, more so than soldering/welding.
I don’t know anything about her as a person so she might be a giant bitch and she might have lied. But it’s overall a very nice costume.

No. 264037

When you're not outsourcing, yeah you can. Have you never entered contests?

No. 264041

She IS outsourcing the construction if she can't operate the machinery.

There's a big difference between a friend helping hold something and someone makes it for you while you're hands off. If she disclosed this to the judges that would be one thing, but she's been bragging nonstop about the metalworking difficulty and how hard she worked alone. This is no different from getting a 3d model from someone else and claiming you made it all because you printed it.

No. 264050

That happens all the time? A guy who won the costume contest at Dragon Con with a Buzz Lightyear costume was very open that he got the print files from a friend. Did he tell the judges? Who knows.
Costume contests almost always have some people who somehow win high prizes despite having seemingly mediocre costumes. Unless contests start releasing score sheets after the fact, we’ll never know why these people win.

No. 264108

>"Everyone probably cheats I bet, so it's okay"

Spoken like someone who doesn't care about cosplay competitions. You may not personally care about this scene, but an annoying cow with cheating evidence is still milky. Why shout it down?

No. 264183


May was the qualifier, she won the championship this weekend. The crown is a big deal for craft cosplayers and cheating is equally a big deal. You obviously don't care about contests or you'd know how qualifiers work.

Go back to the costhit thread if you don't see how cheating at the international championship is milky

No. 264196

She isn't outsourcing. She lives with them. Wtf is your damage. Did you lose and you're salty or something?

No. 264214

I can tell you that as a tog at MCM her name is mud. She was openly demanding togs photograph her. Even whilst in the middle of other shoots. And she was shouting in the nearby tescos to the poor cashier that she won the contest. No one else in the shop gave a shit or even heard of her before that.

Cosplayers are bitchy by default but they usually at least try to hide it. This bitch was screaming at people in public in full view of everyone. Clear mental issues.

No. 264216

I didn’t say I don’t care, but we also don’t know that she cheated. She may have been perfectly honest with the judges about what she did and didn’t do, but WE DON’T KNOW. Unless a judge comes out and says what they were told, we won’t know. If she’s posting about it publicly, it’s likely she was honest, because most competitions will absolutely revoke an award if they find out that rules were broken. Her stepdad welding the metal together because she wasn’t able to safely use that equipment would fall under help, not outsourcing. And if she made everything else on her costume independently, which it appears that she did, the judges may have still deemed it as being the best entry, even taking into account that she got help on it.
If there’s more information, please share it, but right now I don’t see any blatant cheating. If you have proof of it, email the organizers and tell them so she gets her award revoked. But right now, it just comes across as people being bitter that she won and pointing out that she admitted she got help with one aspect of one piece of the costume, with no evidence that she did not tell the judges this.

No. 264243

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She may have been honest but this is a pretty cunty reply. Imagine your twitter name is just WORLD CHAMPION.

No. 264245

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Lol okay I don't care if she cheated or not. This is the dumbest accusation ever. Bernadette based her red dress on historical garments, she didn't invent princess sleeves and a front opening.

No. 264248

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This is why most crafters don't like her. She picks fights all the time because she lives up her own arse regarding that Sansa dress. She often accuses other Sansa cosplayers of plagerising her if their leaf embroidery looks too similar to her own (pic related is a call out, with the actual Game of Thrones show dress they're both recreating on the right)

Behavior like that is why brushing her blacksmithing help under the rug is relevant.

No. 264254

the cosplay contest scene is getting crazy those days. I feel like there is a new "WORLD CHAMPION !!!" of cosplay every two weeks, so every title just seems to fall flat every time…I mean it's literally a minor international competition and almost all the contestants are from the UK ?? WORLD champion ???

At the end of the day you're just a big fish in a small pond lmao

No. 264271

The only truly international competition is WCS really because they have representatives from most countries and pay for them to travel to the finals while pretty much every other competition requires you to pay your own way. Which ends up limiting who can afford to travel internationally to compete for something that, if there’s a cash prize, usually won’t even pay for the supplies for the costume itself, let alone travel.
The problem with cosplay competitions is that it’s very subjective on a lot of things; while some construction is objectively better than others, it becomes very hard to compare sewn costumes to armor costumes, as well as people who took creative liberties as opposed to a straight replica. And a lot of judges give higher scores to their friends.

No. 264273


Before the pandemic the Crown also paid your way to go to the final. In 2019 and 2020 there were a lot more countries sending people.

No. 264293

If she copied the OG dress why the fuck is she whining about someone copying her? She copied the og so it's literally the same no matter who is doing it. She needs to chill the fuck out.

WCS also puts less stock in the crafting and more in the performance. It's only gotten so popular because cosplayers are weebs who want to brag about going to glorious Japan. Not to say it isn't a good competition if that's what you're after, though, just that it matters less if you do your own welding or whatever versus a competition like Crown.

No. 264294

I agree that WCS is far less craftsmanship focused (I was actually shocked at how bad some of the costumes looked when some were on display at AX one year), my point is just that it’s probably the best as far as an actual international competition with lots of countries. Above someone said that the Crown competition used to provide travel for finalists from other countries, although I’m not sure how many countries had representation as I’m not familiar with that competition

No. 264358

only one contestant was from the uk, the others were all from other countries

No. 264817

go home newfag or lurk more(blatant newfaggotry)

No. 264825


No. 264981

she won because black smithing is new. the same way a quick change won a comp then all entries had quick changes. same for smoke and LEDs and 3d printing and worbla.

she had a gimmick. metal work will be the next big thing for a year, she’ll screech about being copied then the next thing will come along and she’ll fade back into starting fights with randoms on twitter.

No. 264990

By that logic why didn't the guy who got 3rd win then? He had way more metalwork than 1st place. I agree it's a new shiny skill not many people do, but its only one part of the whole costume and performance

No. 265000

Because it's not a blacksmithing competition. If that is all he can do, that sucks. He needs more skills in his wheelhouse. But blacksmiting+, that's more impressive.

No. 265217

Wait, they do not provide this anymore? I wonder if our qualifier con covered the expenses for this years candidate then. Paying for your own travel and stay in this case is ridiculous.
Not sure if it's only my country, but Crown (back when it was Eurocosplay) was a pretty big deal and I think most of the euro countries were represented

No. 265365

This year did cover everyone's travel and hotel. Next year's has halved everyone's prize money, but is also covering the travel and hotel for your handler which is a fair trade in my opinion

No. 265575

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Anyone know what's up? Comments weren't much help either. Shocking coming from this con.

No. 265584

No one has any fucking clue, I'm staff and there was ZERO heads up that this was being posted and they usually give us notice in our Discord before stuff gets published. I don't get it, if it happened last year why wasn't it dealt with then? Why relitigate it an entire year later? Baffling decision but then again the con's been kind of a disaster so I guess it's not too out of line with how the weekend's been going.

No. 265594

I went to a Japanese grocery store today to pick up some energy drinks and didn't expect there to be a Japanese festival. Cosplayers took the immediate chance to attend in costume. I was pulling up to the parking lot and saw 2B hanging out next to Crash Bandicoot while since nerd in a Uchiha clan cloak watches from the distance. Some Genshin Impact characters were also exciting the rotating sushi bar restaurant next door. Going inside, the Pocky was all gone, people were trying so hard to be in character while talking with their friends, it was a hoot.

No. 265595

Apparently some girl who goes by jeniipur is claiming she was denied entry after registration closed last year because she's Asian and that hr hasn't responded to her emails but is also gaslighting her somehow. She says her statement is on her account but her account is private so that's what I'm getting from comments.

No. 265616

Post caps. No1currs about your made up story.

No. 265624

What is going on with this con? I'm pretty sure it was this con, but I saw on tiktok that they gave all the vendor's resin teeth with their welcome packets?

No. 265629

It's part of a Tradition and they were fake teeth and only 2 bags actually had them. 2019 was a worm in a string. 2020 was a joke about bees on the packet and had fake bees too. The joke this time, if you are an avid congoer, especially since AA is known to have these artists travel to multiple cons for a living, was the Katsucon Gaylord incident. It was a reference to that, but I guess some people are more scared of fake teeth than fake bees. Personally would've thought it was funny. Some people are just sensitive.

No. 265652

Ya, I looked at the Instagram posts and she seems a little unhinged. She just keeps commenting on unrelated stuff calling them racist, and when asked what she’s referring to, tells people to DM her instead of just making her Instagram public and making a post with the information on it. It sucks if true, but since there’s no real info it’s pretty confusing, and people seem more upset about the fact that people were waiting in 5 hour lines in the rain this year than something that happened last year.

No. 265853

It's still too niche for most people to really even get or care about.
2 bags with teeth in them…how is anyone supposed to get it was connected to that.

No. 266377

The Gaylord incident was not niche lol

No. 266570

It clearly was, seeing as the people who reacted to the teeth thing had no idea what it was about. And the person who did it had to explain themselves.

No. 266571

Oldfag cosplayers understood and I only heard about it in passing to this and got a flashback. No1currs the 2 people didn't get it out of 100s who possibly would. The issue about the teeth this time wasn't even that big compared. If it weren't for lolcow, I wouldn't have even known lol

No. 266579

this was artist alley though, not every artist cosplays let alone knows about it some stupid prank all the way on the east coast. it's fucking weird

No. 266944

I'm just embarrassed people acted scared of 2 bags. Its fake teeth. If it were more bags it would make sense but only 2 seems like someone snuck in real teeth. They act like a virus was out in their bags

No. 266953

You're embarrassed? What's exactly embarrassing you.
The reaction felt more confused then scared by the people at that AA. It was a bad joke that didn't land.

No. 278619

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this is some of the dumbest shit i've seen in a while. she doesn't even mention a contract, just "putting things on the dress" whatever the fuck that means. and not to mention dress rental is often extremely costly, with a lot of money spent on repairs and cleanings. plus, the cosplay itself doesn't look that good. cosplay sales groups are among the cringest parts of the community by far. they're a gold mine for bad cosplay photos and generally embarrassing behavior.

No. 278621

She means putting airtags on the dress to track it if it gets stolen. Pointless anyway since knowing where something went doesn't mean you'l get it back, just ask the thousands of people who've told police the location of stolen phones etc and were told "good luck, we can't do anything"

No. 278623

like i said, contract. also i figured that, just commenting on her wording and those tags can be easily removed or deactivated.

No. 278628

Say who this is, why is the info cut off?

No. 278638

In the same vein why is renting cosplays such a big thing now? Because "fast fashion"? I'm not gonna wear a cosplay 80 people have worn, sweated in, and torn apart. It's so fucking annoying seeing sales groups flooded with rental posts, especially when they're only 1/3 in English with no details/sizes/prices and just a stock photo.

That's a ridiculous price, too. I could buy my own custom-made Aurora dress for $300 and wear it all I want, not just for three days and then have to worry about making sure it's clean and nothing is broken or torn in order to send it back to someone.

No. 278641

This. $300 for 3 days? Which is basically a fri-sun con weekend. she's insane. Gen z might be braindead enough to bite though, especially those with richer parents.

No. 278647

didn't mean to cut it off! i think my phone auto-cropped the cap. name is tiffany white.

No. 278662

They are comparing prices to renting authentic theatrical gowns that people wear to costume gallas. Like.. no. Unless you're a real seamstress, everything made perfectly, absolutely $300 is too much. The only cosplayer I can see having people spend that money to rent on is Yaya Han and that's because she actually can sew.

No. 278666

it's also a huge hassle to rent out clothing at all, even for large companies let alone one cosplayer. and what happens if the dress is trashed? it's like people don't think about what work actually goes into doing this stuff. she seems like she's trying to make a quick buck, like anons said, it's be $300-$500 to get a nice custom one.

No. 280317

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Everything about this cosplay is cringe

No. 280524

did anything ever come from this? I feel like most people forgot it existed. kek

No. 284029

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Yaya Han stepping away from the shady ass cosplay contest but not saying how much a scam the contest was. The fine print for the contest said that you lose the rights to all photos submitted. That supposedly the contest is for charity

No. 284050

It's not her place to start a fight with the con.

No. 284056

she should still atleast explain why. she can call them out.

No. 284084

Why? Pulling out is enough.

No. 284111

she should explain because it clarifies things for her fans. she markets herself as a celebrity not a low level cosplayer.

No. 284123

If she denounces it, she could be sued.

No. 284128

no she couldn't.

No. 284164

[link redacted]

No. 284168

NTA but yes she can. She clearly signed a contract with them months ago but was dragging her feet about announcing the contest, considering the con was advertising using her image back in 2022. Plenty of partnership contracts include language about what presenting the company in a positive light or what you're allowed to say. They've let her off the hook with the photoshoot but if she violates a contract that's still in place, they can take her to court.

No. 284171

It's called defamation without proof

No. 284178

the contract is void if the agreement is voided. she clearly didn't pull out until they voided the agreement otherwise she would have breached the contract.
that's not what defamation is.

No. 284179

oops dropped my sage.

No. 284222

Anon, you clearly have no idea what you're talking about. You don't know if her contract was even voided. Leaving doesn't automatically void a contract. You baby cosplayers are morons.

No. 284229

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Someone sounds angry

No. 284234

Yeah, people are harping on her like idiots thinking she should speak out when its not her damn place to do it. The cosplay sjw scene is fucking trash. They don't use their brains. Same fucking reason she CAN'T speak out about it. A contract doesn't magically dissolve if you leave/separate from an event.

No. 284442

This. I don't give a rat's ass about Yaya but legitimately what can she do? We know that she knows it was a scam but she has a public image to uphold, and publicly shitting on a legitimate business (as fucky as it is) that she had a contract with is not it for her brand. Ragging on her for not saying anything does nothing except make those people look like dumbasses.

No. 284446

These people don't think of legalities and think in anime logic.

No. 289246


No. 289286

It’s an erotica book. Calm down
They’re not even cosplaying they’re LARPing

No. 289372

It's not a bad idea, given they're all ero-cosplayers and make a living off of looking like this. The book is a good idea, I haven't really seen anyone try something like this before. It'll probably do well and they'll come out with more series. Shame the majority of these books will be bought by moids whose moms unfortunately stumble across this fairy-tale-looking book with the pages stuck together when cleaning their disgusting slob rooms.

No. 289490

You must be extremely new to the scene if cosbooks are new to you and no one has ever done them apparently. There so many cosplayers with series books or character only books. A group isn't new either.

No. 290142

Just discovered the horror that is seeu and what’s even more scary is the 1.1 million followers she has AND how grown ass men insist she’s just using makeup when you’d have to be blind not to see that she’s so far edited she ain’t even a person anymore

No. 290363


There's enough plastic in the ocean already.

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No. 291143

Post your image and proof or gtfo

No. 293301

Shameless self promotion

No. 293462

Are you that blind to shitposts? That's obviously not her posting here.

No. 294295

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Creature(this isn't milk)

No. 294298

What's your obsession with this cosplayer? You keep posting the most milkless shit of her.

No. 294305

Your vendetta for this girl is so embarrassing.

No. 294307

Is it actually a vendettachan? Because I assumed it was anon posting a troon lmao

No. 294309

No they've been trying to just shitpost her for years, they usually go to /snow/ to spam her somewhere too, been confirmed with filenames. They just think she's ugly and throws fits about it. Nonna is just jealous for some reason.

No. 298298

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So we post bad cosplay here?

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