Cosplay as Your Favorite Anime Characters: Naruto, Death Note, and Attack on Titan Dominate the Scene in the U.S.
April 3, 2023
Hinata Hyuuga tops a new study’s list of the ten most frequently cosplayed characters in anime as well as other fan favorites from Attack on Titan and Death Note.
A new study has found that characters from Naruto, Death Note, and Attack on Titan are some of the most popular cosplayers.
According to the data gathered from AT&T, Hinata Hyuuga, Sakura Haruno, and Sasuke Uchiha are among the ten most cosplayed characters on Instagram with their posts ranked first, second and fifth respectively. Researchers said that this is not surprising due to Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto series which has more than 250 million copies worldwide and that it is one of the most loved mangas.
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According to the study by AT&T, Instagram cosplayers also love characters from Hajime Itayama’s Attack on Titan series. Levi Ackerman was fourth and Mikasa Ackerman was sixth. Misa Amane and her shinigami Rem (Tsugumi Ohba) and Takeshi Obata’s Death Note made it to the top ten alongside Shota Aizawa Ochako Uraraka (My Hero Academia) and Asuna Yuuki (Sword Art Online). The study also found that people from California, Washington, Utah, Texas, and Arizona googled the word “cosplay” most often in the last year.
Cosplay involves dressing in costumes, and playing characters from anime, video games, and comics. It is an integral part of the geek experience. Many conventions, such as Anime Expo which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center between July 1 and 4, will feature cosplay competitions. A lot of people earn money by dressing up and creating costumes.
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Cosplayers who have made an eminent career out of cosplay: Enako, Japan’s highest-paid cosplayer, has been reported to earn over 90,000. USD per month, derived from events and photo shoots. It was announced recently that she is teaming up with Inuyashacreator Rumiko Takahashi to create a special collaboration photo book that will be released in Japan in September. 6.
Cosplay is an expensive hobby that can cost hundreds of dollars for one costume. But, there are many ways to recreate loved characters without spending a fortune. Low-Cost Cosplay, a Thai cosplayer is famous for its unique and inexpensive costumes. They make use of household items and have imaginative angles. They used a lot of baby corn pieces to recreate Katsuki Bakugo’s wild hairstyle, using ketchup and mayonnaise to capture the sinewy appearance of the Colossal Titan from Attack on Titan and laundry supplies to fabricate the hairstyle that is blue and spiky of Son Goku’s Super Saiyan Blue transformation.