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Welcome to AZ-Cosplay!

AZ-Cosplay is a group aimed at connecting cosplayers in Arizona and showcasing their work. If you live in Arizona and have a passion for cosplay, feel free to join! If you live outside of Arizona, but have attended a convention here or have ties to this state, feel free to join as well!

General Rules:

Treat fellow group members with respect (no bullying, harassing, stalking, etc.)!

Each member is only allowed to submit up to THREE submissions to the group per day.

Please make sure that you are placing your submission(s) in the correct folder. If you are uncertain which folder your submission belongs in, information about the folders can be found here:… . If you are still uncertain which folder your submission belongs in, feel free to send us a note.


How can I use AZ-Cosplay to promote a cosplay-related event?

Journal/Blog entries can be used to promote cosplay gatherings, convention information, rules, and other events that are directly related to the group, Arizona, or cosplay. Although you are free to leave comments about cosplay-related events on AZ-Cosplay's main page, the most effective way of informing group members is by writing a journal entry and submitting it directly to the group.

(Note: Please do NOT submit journal entries to the folders in the group gallery. The gallery folders will ONLY feature photo submissions. Information about cosplay gatherings, conventions, rules, etc. should be submitted by clicking on the "Journal" tab on the AZ-Cosplay homepage, clicking the "+ New Blog Entry" on the upper right-hand side, typing up any pertinent information about the event, and then submitting it for approval by the group. This way photo submissions and blog entries are kept separate.)

Why was my submission(s) to AZ-Cosplay declined?

Your submission(s) may have been declined for one of the following reasons:
1.) You do not reside in Arizona and have no ties to the state whatsoever.
2.) Your submission contains gratuitous sex, violence, etc.
3.) You have submitted too many images from the same photoshoot. Please remember to submit photos in moderation. If you have quite a few photos of your cosplay that were taken at similar locations on the same day, please choose your favorite images (preferably 1-3) to submit to the group. Showcase your favorite images from that photoshoot--and our members will be able to view the others in your personal gallery.
4.) You may have submitted to the incorrect folder. We ask that you resubmit to the correct folder in the group gallery.

If you feel that your submission followed all of these rules and was unfairly declined, send us a note.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please send us a note and we will try to get back to you as quickly as possible. :)
I just finished watching this video of the late, great Fred Rogers meeting a young man whose life he had touched as a child. It brought to mind a pair of children I met a couple years back at Phoenix Comicon, wheelchair-bound but their parents had built Star Wars ships around their chairs. I gushed over them. And you could tell they were HAPPY to be able to participate in the fun everyone else was enjoying. They were the sweetest children who had been dealt a less than stellar hand in life, but that weekend, it didn't matter. They were having FUN, just like any other kid.

Comic Con isn't about the vendor hall. It's not about the panels. It's not even about the cosplay. It's about gathering the unlucky, the downtrodden, the social misfits, and giving them a safe haven to bond with others who share not just their interests, but their problems. Everyone deserves to feel awesome at Comic Con. EVERYONE.

So when you're cosplaying this weekend at Tucson Comic-Con, or at any other convention, if a child comes up to you, don't turn away. Don't give them the cold shoulder. Make them feel as awesome as you feel. After all, aren't we there to recapture some of the powerful imagination we had as kids? Share in the fun with the kids. You never know whose life you might change for the better.

After all, with great power comes great responsibility.
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XxEAltairRoxsAxX Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!! I've been looking for a group soley with cosplayers who live in AZ or go to the cons here XD
water-troops Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2015  Professional General Artist
There is a new convention happening next weekend Sept 26-27 in Tucson called Car-Con. It is a custom/geek car show combined with comic con style events and cosplay.
Ariheta Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015

Hello! I am auditioning cosplayers for a panel I am going to hopefully host at Taiyou Con 2016, I am hosting a 2p! Hetalia Ask-A-Nation panel. 2p! S. Korea and I am hoping my friend will be coming along as one of the 2p! Italy bros but I will still have the spots opened just in case.

To audition:
- Have a picture of yourself in the cosplay or the picture of the outfit (digital or real) you'll be wearing
- Provide a couple sentences of why you want to be who you want to be
- Your email and/nor phone number just to be sure that you know whenever or not that the panel will be at Taiyou Con.
- Any information or questions you have
- What 2p! you'll be cosplaying

I am hoping that it'll be on Saturday and hopefully between 1-5 PM. As it says on the website, Taiyou Con will be at the Mesa Convention. Be sure to remember it is through January 15-17th. My email is and I'll be sure to check over all your guys' auditions as soon as possible!

Top 2p! Characters Needed:
Italy Bros-
*Any additional characters will be loved

Deadline will be on January 1, 2016 unless the Panel request is rejected by the Taiyou Con Staff.

teru-blackrabbit Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
hey i really wanna do a "all anime every fandom" meet up soon this month or next month but i kinda wanna know if anyone would go and where you guys would like it. and what you guys would like to do. anyone interested???  
CielPhantomhive9099 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Student General Artist
YO! I'm Looking for anyone who cosplays Alucard! I need one for my seras victoria cosplay around Saboten 2015. Anyone here cosplay him?
Emerald-Sakura Featured By Owner May 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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I'm looking for some help on a cosplay I want to do. Any help is appreciated.
I want to cosplay as Sakura from Naruto Gaiden and I'm not sure how to make the pattern (How much fabric would I even use) and not sure what type of fabric would be best.


Thank you^,...,^
teru-blackrabbit Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
what i do (don't know it'll help but...) i get a pattern thats closes to how the costume looks and modify it to what i need and fabric it depends on how much you want to spend 
Emerald-Sakura Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm kind of good at modifying and I have extra fabric so I'll try :)
Thank you
teru-blackrabbit Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
no problem
Anisazi Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I take it this group is dead?
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