THE MAGIC RAIN’s Guide to Taobao Cosplay Keywords

Conventions are coming back, which means that many of you are probably shopping for new costumes to wear at upcoming events! But what if you’re having trouble with shopping on sites like Taobao and Alibaba because you can’t read Mandarin?

If you’re having that dilemma right now, don’t worry. We’ve compiled some of the most common Mandarin cosplay keywords into a handy list that you can refer to on your next Taobao haul!

General Terms

All the basics you need to get started with any cosplay.

Costume: cos 服
Shoes: 鞋子
Socks: 袜子
Gloves: 手套
Jacket/coat: 外套
Contact lens:
隐形眼镜
Props: 道具
Custom made: 定制
Ready stock: 现货

Wig Shopping

Complete your look with the perfect anime hairdo.

Wig: 假发
Wig cap: 发网
Long:
Short:
Ponytail: 马尾

Colours:

Red: 红 
Blue: 蓝 
Yellow: 黄 
Green: 绿
Purple:
White: 白 
Orange: 橙 
Pink: 粉红
Grey:
Black:
Gold:
Silver:

Sizing Chart

Because you deserve to get the perfect fit.

Male:
Female:
Height: 身高
Weight: 体重
Size (S, M, L, etc): 尺码
Outfit length: 衣长 or 全长
Sleeve length: 袖长
Pants length: 裤长
Shoulder measurement: 肩长
Chest measurement: 胸围
Waist measurement: 腰围
Hip measurement: 臀长

Popular series names

Chances are, you’re thinking of cosplaying from one of these.

Genshin Impact: 原神
League of Legends: 英雄联盟
Arknights:
明日方舟
Jujutsu Kaisen: 咒术迴战
Attack on Titan: 进击的巨人
My Hero Academia: 我的英雄学院
Demon Slayer: 鬼灭之刃
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Jojo 的奇妙冒险
VTuber:
虚拟主播
Kamen Rider: 假面骑士


Did we miss out any keywords you’re looking for? Let us know in the comments!

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