It seems that there’s a bunch of energetic cosplayers and/or weebs in Bali. This is me judging solely from the increasing amount of maid cafes that have suddenly sprouted up, usually in partnerships with local, small Japanese-style restaurants in Denpasar. The most recent café features ten lovely and cute maids ready to serve their masters […]Read More Cute Maids and Good Food at Akiha Bali Maid Cafe
It’s now time for one of my unpopular opinions. Yesterday, I was at an event. It was a corporate event, sponsored by a company that sells Japanese vehicles. I don’t approve of these corporates using cosplay as a means for cheap advertisement and a crowd magnet. At least give them a form of reimbursement, like […]Read More Should Cosplayers be Paid?
Guest star is a title that should only be rewarded to those worthy of it.Read More Managing Fame in Cosplay
First, a huge thanks to Hayashi Sora, for the enlightening posts that made me want to write stuff other than the sensationalist drama bullcrap I’ve been writing a whole lot about. Now that that’s over, it’s time to explore an oftenly visited aspect of any modern entertainment: love. Yes, it’s in the movies, in bullshit […]Read More An Observation of Love in Anime
Want me to be really honest? I’ve tried my best to not even stir the delicate fabric that is religion whenever I discuss an issue related to otaku culture. I really tried. I’m an atheist; I believe God doesn’t exist. But, I can’t be open in this country because the state “forces” its people to […]Read More Of Religion and Cosplay: Thou Shalt Not Mix Them
In the world of cosplay, despite what they say about equality, some cosplayers are more equal than others. Some just have things others don’t; fairer skin, that perfect hourglass figure, and sparkling white teeth. These are the people that make it through the Internet’s harsh standards and eventually rise to stardom in the cosplay world. […]Read More Do We Have an Inferiority Complex? Foreign vs Local Cosplayers
Hey, what’s up Internet? I know that I’ve fucking vanished for the last couple of months because I now have a full-time job which doesn’t allow me a lot of leisure time to come up with sensationalist crap anymore. I’ve sort out my priorities and decided that instant coverage and rants on specific dramas are not […]Read More Battle of Surabaya and Blind Nationalism