Anime cosplayers come from all over the world, today we interviewed KatCosplayer, a cosplayer from Hochiminh City, Vietnam!
The Future is Girls from Games
“I like to put some erotical highlights in my cosplay concept, and I’m also be attractive and interested in charming and cool anime/game,etc female characters, those who can both strong or brisk and sexy at the same time, so in the near future, my main cosplay projects will be Girls from game.” – Kat
Cosplaying girls in games is a great way to get some sponsors or good deals, as game companies love the promotion and are a lot easier to work with than anime studios.
This would be a great way to stimulate the cosplay industry in Vietnam and we approve of her goal!
How the Costumes are Made
“I can make some simple part of the whole costume like accessories / small weapon, draw detail in farbic / some usual clothes materials , styled the wig, etc….(ﾟヘﾟ) But, honestly, my strength is design, not sewing (ﾟヘﾟ)” – Kat
Vietnam has a lot of Cosplay / costume shops, so obtaining pre-made cosplays or outfits modified to fit the character is not a problem.
These costume shops either import costumers from China / Japan or take commissions for custom orders from various customers.
Her Signature Style
“Long short story, I want to balance between Ero cosplay and normal cosplay. My score is make every projects in the future look artistic and creative, not just only cute or sexy. (人◕ω◕)
As a person who worship beauty, I like to put some erotical highlights in my cosplay concept, and I’m also be attractive and interested in charming and cool anime/game,etc female characters, those who can both strong or brisk and sexy at the same time, so in the near future, my main cosplay projects will be Girls from game.” – Kat
Anime Events in Vietnam
The environment for cosplayers usually revolves around the environment of anime events and meetups.
In Vietname there are several large anime events that take place, the largest being Natsu Matsuri 夏祭り Lễ hội Mùa Hè.
As the environment for anime and cosplay in vietnam evolves and more cosplayers become globally recognized, a new market place for sponsored cosplays and promotional events will be created.
Vietnam’s Evolving Anime Market
The market for anime is not strictly closed to Japan. We can see amazing success stories like this all over the world, and Vietnam is just one such country where the anime industry is evolving, not necessarily in the form of anime source content creation, but with Cosplayers like Kat paving the way for newcomers!
Kat’s Social Media and Website
Be sure to support Kat by following her social media!
Her personal Fb account: https://www.facebook.com/williams.taylorethan
Her cosplay PAGE : https://www.facebook.com/KatCosplayer/
Her PATREON PAGE: https://www.patreon.com/katcosplayer
Her KOFI : https://ko-fi.com/F1F559Y4
Her deviant art : https://kokushokuneko.deviantart.com/