28 Heartwarming Reasons Why Cosplayers Choose Their Characters

I asked attendees at L.A. Cosplay Con what drew them to the characters they chose. Here’s what they said.

Cosplay Cons are the only place to find Katniss Everdeen, Sleeping Beauty, and The Punisher all in one room. This weekend, I asked cosplayers for the reason they chose the character they were portraying.

1. Peter Pan from Peter Pan

2. Yukari from Another

3. The Doctor from Doctor Who

4. Osgood from Doctor Who

5. Mei Misake from Another

6. Captain Atari

7. Robin from Batman & Robin

8. Wilykat from ThunderCats

9. The Robot Chicken from Robot Chicken

10. Aurora from Sleeping Beauty

11. Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games

12. Azumi Akazawa from Another

13. Agent Venom from Spider Man

14. Gadget from Rescue Rangers

15. Ash from Pokémon

16. Mario from Super Mario

17. Vixen from Justice League Of America

18. The Winter Soldier from Captain America

“Sometimes you can’t control what happens to you but that doesn’t stop you from doing what’s right.”

19. The Punisher from The Punisher

20. Deadpool from New Mutants

21. Umbreon from Pokémon

22. A Spartan soldier from Halo

23. Summoner from Final Fantasy

24. Ursula from The Little Mermaid

25. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy from Spongebob Squarepants

26. Pinkie Pie from My Little Pony

27. Elsa from Frozen

28. Anna from Frozen

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