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Rebel Yell
11-23-2010, 12:34 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6DtBSAX174&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pE4MPpZxgxA&feature=related


A doller is a cosplayer who performs a variant of kigurumi cosplay. The face is fully covered with a mask, usually meant to look like a human cartoon character, and the costume of the character is worn. In Japan most cosplayers refer to this style as (アニメ顔 - Animegao, or "Anime Face"). It is still a very minor part of the cosplay scene in Japan, though it was around 2005 when it began attracting attention in other countries, including the United States[1], Canada[2], and European countries.

At the hobbyist level the characters in question are almost all female, and commonly human, although kigurumi characters of other races and genders do exist, including male (such as Kenshin Himura from Rurouni Kenshin/Samurai X[3]), mechanical (such as Gundam Wing), elven (such as Deedlit or Pirotess from Lodoss) and demonic (such as Inuyasha[3] from the anime of the same name). Another cosplay motive may also be the desire to emulate a given anime character in exact appearance, and personality. Other cosplayers have developed their own characters.[4]

By wearing a body suit and mask, kigurumi cosplayers are able to get closer to the appearance of the original character, especially in the case of animal characters[4] or highly stylised characters. Non-professional animal kigurumi cosplayers (also known as "Fursuiters" mostly by Furries) painstakingly make detailed heads and bodies from foam, plastic, wire, artificial fur and other materials. In animegao kigurumi, the performer playing a humanoid anime character will wear a flesh-coloured body suit (known as a Zentai) and matching mask usually moulded from clay or fiberglass composites (FRP). The body suit allows them less-detailed skin features, on the level of animated characters, and the mask allows a similar level of facial features. Some hobbyists obtain masks from established hobbyist mask studios such as Build Up Studio SIGMA[5] or Dolphin Factory.[6]

As with other kinds of cosplay, many hobbyists have costumes of established characters from games or animations.




http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animegao

MountainMan
11-23-2010, 12:39 PM
Thats just creepy.....:eek:

Is this your addiction Rebel? Finding weird, costume fetishes and posting them on the internet?:D

Rebel Yell
11-23-2010, 01:13 PM
Thats just creepy.....:eek:

Is this your addiction Rebel? Finding weird, costume fetishes and posting them on the internet?:D

I just check out Cracked.com every day. Between that and CU , I get to see all the freaks the world has to offer.

noonwitch
11-23-2010, 03:18 PM
I am going to have some messed up dreams tonight, after seeing that.

Gingersnap
11-23-2010, 03:34 PM
The Japanese have have seriously screwed up their cultural psychology.

Rebel Yell
11-23-2010, 03:35 PM
Sacry (creepiest) thing is that they say the majority of people dressed up like these girls.....are men.:eek:

Zathras
11-23-2010, 08:03 PM
Sacry (creepiest) thing is that they say the majority of people dressed up like these girls.....are men.:eek:

Yeah, one of the most famous, or in this case infamous, is Man-Faye. Damon Evans dresses up as the character Faye Valentine from the anime Cowboy Beebop and attends various conventions around the country.

Gingersnap
11-23-2010, 08:24 PM
I just don't get this. The Japanese have an enviable cultural heritage that could be updated and emulated to good effect (both emotionally and esthetically).

Why the obsessive interest in Western memes (Elvis, etc.) and cartoon characters? :confused:

SarasotaRepub
11-23-2010, 09:38 PM
I just don't get this. The Japanese have an enviable cultural
Why the obsessive interest in Western memes (Elvis, etc.) and cartoon characters? :confused:


It's the radiation from the nukes, obviously...:D

Articulate_Ape
11-23-2010, 09:39 PM
It's the radiation from the nukes, obviously...:D

Or not enough.

Bailey
11-24-2010, 07:02 AM
If there were women in those get-ups I could mess around but you wouldn't know till its to late if the person in the suit wasn't up front with from the start. :D