back to top

21 Cosplayers On What Their Character Means To Them

Sometimes we can transform into our own heroes.

Posted on

1. "She brings kindness and gentleness to people's darkest hours even when she's hated and misunderstood."

Who they're cosplaying: Death from The Sandman
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Death from The Sandman

2. "Wonder Woman gives me strength."

Who they're cosplaying: Wonder Woman from Wonder Woman.
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Wonder Woman from Wonder Woman.

3. "Pearl inspires me with her bravery and care towards her family."

Who they're cosplaying: Pearl from Steven Universe
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Pearl from Steven Universe

4. "Willpower is everything."

Who they're cosplaying: Green Lantern from Green Lantern
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Green Lantern from Green Lantern

5. "To be more assertive."

Who they're cosplaying: Cersei from Game of Thrones
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Cersei from Game of Thrones

6. "She's strong and sexy without having to wear tight revealing clothing. Also super smart!"

Who they're cosplaying: Piper from Fallout 4
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Piper from Fallout 4

7. "Kitana makes me fierce."

Who they're cosplaying: Kitana from Mortal Combat
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Kitana from Mortal Combat

8. "She's looking for a man at work."

Who they're cosplaying: Angelica Schuyler from Hamilton
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Angelica Schuyler from Hamilton

9. "Keep going even when there's no hope of winning."

Who they're cosplaying: Green Arrow from Arrow
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Green Arrow from Arrow

10. "Raven is constantly fighting her emotions inside. When she says her mantra she is at peace. She is a reminder that our big enemy is sometimes ourself."

Who they're cosplaying: Raven from Teen Titans
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Raven from Teen Titans

11. "I love Angewoman, she's powerful! I love how strong she is, how strong she becomes. She's little and then evolves into a larger than life person. That inspires me to always think one day I will be strong!!"

Who they're cosplaying: Angewoman from Digimon
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Angewoman from Digimon

12. "Peridot inspires me because she's able to stay true to herself."

Who they're cosplaying: Peridot from Steven Universe
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Peridot from Steven Universe

13. "I dress for the job I want, not the job I have. Girls rock!"

Who they're cosplaying: Ghostbusters from Ghostbusters
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Ghostbusters from Ghostbusters

14. "I'm actually a nice guy in real life, so cosplay allows me to be evil for a day!!"

Who they're cosplaying: Shredder from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Shredder from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

15. "Rey inspires me because of her hope, strength, and determination. I also really look up to her as a cool independent female character."

Who they're cosplaying: Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

16. "Bell inspires me to be strong-willed and smart and never judge a book by its cover."

Who they're cosplaying: Belle from Beauty and the Beast
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Belle from Beauty and the Beast

17. "Captain Cold inspires me because he's about $$$."

Who they're cosplaying: Captain Cold from The Flash
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Captain Cold from The Flash

18. "Orianna makes me feel powerful."

Who they're cosplaying: Orianna from League of Legends
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Orianna from League of Legends

19. "April O'Neil is no longer just a damsel in distress."

Who they're cosplaying: April O'Neil from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: April O'Neil from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

20. "With the power of love anything can happen."

Who they're cosplaying: Garnet from Steven Universe
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Garnet from Steven Universe

21. "To always hold the door for the ladies."

Who they're cosplaying: Hodor from Game of Thrones
Anjali Patel / BuzzFeed

Who they're cosplaying: Hodor from Game of Thrones

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
The best things at three price points