Nobody really knows the origins of Halloween, although some state it began in Ireland and not America as you would expect. It is sometimes referred to as All Hallows Eve or All Saints Eve is a celebration of the day before All Hallows Day on 1st November. There are contradictions in History that say it was a pagan festival originating from the Celts, whilst others will have you believe it started with Christianity as a festival to remember the dead. Either way it is now one of the most popular events around the world and is celebrated in many different ways, none more so that in Asia. Continue reading 5 Ways To Celebrate Halloween In Asia
Cosplay costumes are a common way of dressing in most of the countries today. This word is derived from the two English words, costume and play. This is a style where people adorn the costumes of their favourite characters from various sources and wear matching accessories along with it. This dressing style originated in Japan. People drew inspiration from characters in cartoon, comedy, sci-fi, comedy, films, books, video games, anime and manga series that were hugely popular in Japan. Let us look at some of the concepts around this kind of dressing. Continue reading Cosplay Costume – Overview And Significance
Cosplaying is a wonderful art of impersonating your favorite characters from fictional universes. It requires immense creativity, inspiration, and imagination. It is a perfect hobby for avid enthusiasts of video games, movies, books, and comics. There are a lot of steps to becoming a successful cosplayer; from creating a costume to roleplaying your character in person. Worry not: everyone can become a cosplayer as long as they are passionate about doing so.
Are you looking to buy a costume? Here are a few things you should know when making the purchase:
Be cautious of the size
This is crucial. While your favorite superhero might be looking awesome in a costume of a certain size, it doesn’t mean that you will also look great. If you wear an outfit that is too big, you risk tripping. You also risk catching fire. On the other hand, if you buy one that is too small you are uncomfortable even walking or going to the bathroom. Continue reading You Should Know When Buying Cosplay Costumes