Cosplay Gear Made For Super Cheap

Throughout Japan, there are one hundred yen shops, which are the equivalent of dollar stores in the US. On Twitter, Japanese cosplayers are showing props and gear they’ve made with cheap items they’ve at these discount shops.

On Twitter (via Togetter), under the tag #百均のグッズ間違った使い方選手権 (or “The Championship of Incorrectly Used 100 Shop Goods), people have been uploading photos showing they’ve used cheap items in unintended ways for the sake of cosplay.

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This isn’t uncommon, of course. Cosplayers have long repurposed items for outfits, showing tremendous creativity in the process!

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And finally! This...

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...became...

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*applause*

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.