Cosplay: Gijinka Cosplay

Gijinka (擬人化) is a popular form sometimes used in cosplay that literally means “humanization” or “anthromorphic” in Japanese. In cosplay terms, it is the art of cosplaying non-human characters in reimagined human versions. A widespread and common gijinka cosplay is of the Pokemon series, most notably of the Eeveelution and starter Pokemon characters. Gijinka cosplay requires more time and effort to plan since cosplayers need to think about how to portray a Pokemon in human form. Many Pokemon gijinka illustrations serve as main sources … Continue reading Cosplay: Gijinka Cosplay