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Addressing Cosplay Vs. Costuming,...Addressing Cosplay Vs. Costuming, and how it applies to gallery postings.Addressing Cosplay Vs. Costuming,... by Verdaera
I write this knowing the topic is a hot-button debate at the moment between those who consider themselves cosplayers, and those who consider themselves costumers. The controversy starts over a word that is very ill-defined, as each individual has a different definition of what cosplay is. I am also not a member of Deviant Arts GM staff, and the following is simply my take on the aspect of this issue and how it applies to gallery categories. If you agree or disagree, please feel free to post your thoughts, but do not start a hate war. We are all here for the same reason, and I and other costumers feel there needs to be some clarification in the costuming categories.
Cosplay, as a word, is a derivative of the words Costume and Play, or Roleplay, and started in the Japanese culture. As such, it usually applied to Anime and Manga costuming/roleplaying popular in t
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Possibly Next Year...