Cartoons

Comic Book Guy

The Simpsons’ Comic Book Guy is notoriously pedantic, annoying, and above all else, lonely. You may want to trim the wig a little bit to really capture his receding hairline. Also: grabbing a slushie from your local 7-Eleven on the way to your event would definitely help breathe authenticity into this cosplay.

Penelope Pitstop

Penelope Pitstop is a fictional character who appeared in the Hanna-Barbera animated series Wacky Races alongside Dick Dastardly and Muttley, and starred in the spin-off The Perils of Penelope Pitstop.

Flapjack

Overly-optimistic, naive, and sweet as can be, Flapjack is an aspiring adventurer who is mentored by the greedy and curmudgeonly Captain K’nuckles. The pair search endlessly for the fabled Candied Island – but rarely make it out of Stormalong Harbor.

Tetsuo from Akira

Akira is a timeless and critically-acclaimed anime from 1988 in which a biker gang in cyberpunk Neo-Tokyo clashes with a secret government telekinesis program. One of the bikers, Tetsuo, is granted unstoppable telekinetic abilities after accidentally colliding with one of the program’s ESPers. Finally powerful for the first time in his life, Tetsuo begins to lose his grip on reality as he abuses his newfound powers and they begin to grow out of his control.

Guzma

Guzma is the leader of Team Skull, a villainous organization from Pokemon Sun and Moon. He specializes in Bug-type Pokemon. For the stripes on his clothes, you could use white electrical tape.

Gon Freecss

Gon Freecss is a young Hunter and along with his best friend Killua Zoldyck is the protagonist of the anime/manga shounen series Hunter x Hunter. Finding his father is Gon’s motivation in becoming a Hunter. His weapon of choice is a fishing pole.

Joker (1989)

Joker (1989)

In 1989’s Batman, Joker (Jack Nicholson) becomes the Joker as we know him after mobster Carl Grissom sets up his second-in-command to be killed in a vat of chemicals. It doesn’t finish him off, but leaves him depraved and disfigured, with a maniacal laugh and deadly vendetta. Nicholson’s is a classic look that’s since been re-interpreted by Heath Ledger and Jared Leto.

Takashi Shirogane

Takashi Shirogane

In Voltron: Legendary Defender, Takashi “Shiro” Shirogane is a skilled pilot who leads the five Paladins of Voltron as the Black Lion. A natural born leader sensitive to the struggles of his fellow Paladins, he suffers both physical and mental scars from his times as a gladiator.

Killua Zoldyck

Killua Zoldyck is one of the protagonists of the shounen manga and anime Hunter X Hunter along with Gon Freecss. Killua is the heir of the Zoldyck Family, until he runs away from home and becomes a Hunter. Together with his best friend Gon, they endure many challenges to become true Hunters. He fights using specially designed YoYos

Ken Kaneki

Ken Kaneki is the main protagonist of Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul:re. Formerly, he was a human studying Japanese Literature at Kamii University, living a relatively normal life. However, this soon changed after Rize Kamishiro’s kakuhou was transplanted into him, transforming him into a one-eyed ghoul. After joining Anteiku as a part-time waiter, he learned how to live as a ghoul and eventually became known as Eyepatch.