Top 4 Advices to New Cosplayers

First, participate in a cosplay activity is surely a glorious things to do, but during this activity, there are 4 important thing we should take into consideration.

1 Take pictures. If you find some cosplayers’ costume is very beautiful and you want to take pictures of them, you should ask them for permission first, especially when you want to take pictures with them. If they do not want you to take pictures of them you should stop. In addition, when you take pictures you should noticed that there are other photographer there you should make sure that you do not interrupt them.

2 Do not judge cosplayers We should know that the cosplay activity is a grand meeting that the cosplayers take part in by themselves, we should know that this activity is not a display show, not a performance. They love it and spend lots time on the costumes. We can see some one’s costume is definitely a cheap cosplay costume, do not say it out or even do not follow them and want show your cosplay costume to them and say that you order them from the on-line shop ( ) and cheaper and better than them. .No matter how they look, it is their interest. We should not judge them in private, in public or on the internet.

3 Talk with the cosplayers If you want to talk with the cosplayers, you should notices whether it is available for them. We know that the cosplayers are exhausted to stand in such a long time, maybe they are tired and do not want stay much time here, or they have other invitation. If they do not want to talk to you, you should not follow them. You know it is really wired followed by others especially a stranger.

4 Pay attentions to the courtesy during the show time. We can see that the cosplay activity is surely attracting millions of people, and also the space is limited, we should observe public order. When the show is going on, do not make a racket. The sponsor is surely rent a room for the clothing changing and makeup. If you want to change your clothing please keep the change room clean. The cosplay activity is public gathering. We all should observe public order. Then we will enjoy the cosplay show.

Mangaka Profile: Yoshizumi Wataru

吉住渉 (Yoshizumi Wataru)
Real Name: 中井 真里 (Nakai Mari)
Gender: Female
Age: 47
Birth date: June 18, 1963
Birth place: Tokyo, Japan
Notable Work/s: Marmalade Boy, Handsome na Kanojo, Ultra Maniac
Genre: Romance, Comedy

Yoshizumi Wataru's real name is Nakai Mari. She graduated with a degree in economics from Hitotsubashi University. Yoshizumi started her career as a mangaka while working as an office lady in a computer company. Her debut manga was a yomikiri (short story) called "Radical Romance" that was published in the year 1984, in the summer issue of Ribon Original. She is good friends with fellow mangakas Naoko Takeuchi, Ai Yazawa, Miho Obana, and Megumi Mizusawa. Her works are published in both Ribon and Chorus.
She likes the movie, "Practical Magic".

Chitose etc.
Spicy Pink
Datte Suki Nandamon
Ultra Maniac
Random Walk
Mint na Bokura
Kimi Shika Iranai
Marmalade Boy
Handsome na Kanojo [Includes "Radical Romance"]
Quartet Game [Another Day/Heart Beat]
Baby It's You

When it comes to Yoshizumi Wataru, I immediately think of a wonderful story and very lovable characters! Though not all, I have read a lot of her works. Marmalade Boy is one of my well-loved series. Well, no more to say but read her works! :D