Anime Conventions are big and must-go-to events for true anime fans. Thus, female anime cosplay costumes become in demand when such events are near. Regardless of age, gender, and race, anime fans across the globe should attend one at least once in their lifetime. These are special events where the anime pop culture is celebrated. They often extend more than a day and feature a fun activities like cosplay competition, question and answer with famous anime writers, and early screening of upcoming anime trailers.
Are you one of the lucky fans who managed to get a hold of a ticket for one? Then you should get ready by deciding the costume you’ll wear. Don’t worry about not having the body of hot anime girls, since the anime community accepts everyone in all sizes and color. As long as you share the same passion with them, you’ll surely find a place in an Anime Convention. Besides, there are a lot of choices if you’re looking for female anime costumes so you’ll surely find one that perfectly suits you as long as you know where to look. To give you a head start, we collected some of the best ideas for Anime Cosplay Costumes for women. Who knows you might find one that matches both your taste and budget!
Nami Cosplay Costume
There’s no better way to start a list of the best female cosplay costume ideas than Nami, from the hit anime series about a pirates called One Piece. She is the navigator of the Straw Hat Pirates. Unlikely common first impressions, Nami is more than just a hot anime girl. She can stand her ground even against giants and wild beasts as she can use tools which allow her to control the weather. Nami is also cunning so she can easily get out of tight situations in no time. Her costume is rather simple so you won’t have to spend so much to achieve her look. A pair of jeans and a bra preferably having the same design as one she wears in the anime should be enough. Having the pole which she uses to cast magic is not a requirement but it could serve as a cherry on top to achieve a complete Nami look.
Mirajane Strauss Cosplay Costume
Mirajane Strauss is the older sister of Elf man and is one of the lead female protagonists in the anime series titled Fairy Tail. There was one point in her life when she was feared by both magicians and criminals due to her impatient attitude and brutality. Some ever referred to her as a demon with a human body. Nonetheless, she reformed after an incident and became a sweet and caring member of the Fairy Tail Guild. Achieving Marijane’s look may not be easy but it’s definitely worthwhile. It has both playfulness and class. You can also choose between her previous or current look. Her look when she was younger is perfect for those who love punk and rock while the current one is the best choice for those who aims for a mature, formal, yet sexy anime look.
Yuuki Asuna Cosplay Costume
Yuuki Asuna is one of the most famous female anime characters today. This is not surprising since Sword Art Online’s fan base stretch up to billions worldwide. She is the main female protagonist of the show and shares a romantic relationship with the main male protagonist, Kirito. The best thing about being Asuna while attending an Anime Convention is that everyone will know who you are portraying in just one look. Her costume might be a bit complicated but there are a lot of online anime shops today that sell it and ordering one that fits your size is just a call away.
Tsunade Cosplay Costume
Are you worried that your figure is not fit for cosplay? That extra bumper and bust might help you if you just know who of the many female anime characters to portray. And probably the best option for women who has a little bit more weight than normal is Tsunade. She is a previous Hokage of Konoha, the village where Naruto’s journey started in the anime series of the same name. Tsunade’s costume is simple yet very sexy. It greatly relies on a woman’s breast size to be successfully pulled of making it perfect for larger women. The costume is basically a robe and you can add a slug-like stuff toy and a paper fan to complete the whole Tsunade look.
Taiga Aisaka Cosplay Costume
Taiga Aisaka is a typical Japan school girl. In the anime series Toradora, she pairs up with Ryuji to form a romantic couple with completely opposite personalities but somehow manage to satisfy each other’s longings. A Taiga Aisaka cosplay can be achieved by simple wearing a Japanese school girl uniform that matches the one she wears in the series. You can also copy her P.E uniform or her casual look. The school girl uniform is your best option as it is the most famous. Attitude is everything if you want to be like Taiga Aisaka. You need to be outgoing and loud. Your anime poses should focus on her wild and grumpy expressions.
Rukia Kuchiki Cosplay Costume
What if you don’t have enough time and money to prepare an elaborate anime cosplay costume? That’s not a problem since you can always buy a black robe and borrow your little brother’s samurai sword toy to achieve a Rukia Kuchiki look. You can add her signature accessories later on but these alone should be enough to convince everyone in an Anime Convention who you are portraying. Copying Rukia’s short black hair would also be very helpful. Bleach is a famous anime so expect to meet new friends during the convention as Rukia. In the anime series, she is portrayed as a silent girl who tends to hide her feelings and desires for the sake of keeping the ones she care about safe. Avoid a full smile when you are in character and highlight Rukia’s mysterious and serious personality in your cosplay.
Erza Scarlet Cosplay Costume
Erza Scarlet is a famous female character among cosplayers because of her beautiful armors. She is one of the lead female protagonists in the anime series Fairy Tail where she possesses a peculiar type of magic which allows her to equip various weapons and armors anytime. She usually wears a plain knight armor so it’s your best bet if you can’t afford expensive costumes. Nonetheless, if you have both the time and money, up it by several notches by portraying Erza on her sophisticated armor complete with wings and matching sword. You’ll surely be a head turner if you successfully pull it off.
Kagome Higurashi Cosplay Costume
Do you prefer old school anime series? Then why not cosplay the most famous female characters decades ago like Kagome Higurashi? She is the lead female protagonist in the anime series titled Inuyasha. She wears a school girl uniform and has a bow and arrow as weapon. She is also distinguished by her long and silky black hair. Simplicity is the key to achieve the Kagome look. It also has to do with her silent and simple personality so try to pose meekly while being in character. Cute and romantic poses are also good especially if you can pair up with someone wearing an Inuyasha costume.
Albedo Cosplay Costume
Are you confident about having an attractive body? Then you should put it to good use by wearing an Albedo Cosplay costume. Albedo is one of the main characters of the hit series titled Overlord. In the show, she is a demon who obsessively loves her master. Despite having a pair of horns and wings, Albedo’s sexiness is described as out of this world. If you are planning to be Albedo for the next Anime Convention you are attending, be ready to show some curves and skin. Watching Overlord is also a great idea so you can know some of her poses as she discriminate humans or express loyalty towards her master.
Saeko Busujima Cosplay Costume
Who said we can’t combine anime school girls, guns, and gore? If you have the body, then pulling of Saeko Busujima’s look is a perfect idea to impress everyone in the upcoming Anime Convention. Saeko belongs to the group of students who managed to survive after a zombie outbreak in the anime series titled High School of the Dead. This heroin wields a samurai sword and a rifle while wearing a sexy tattered Japanese school girl uniform. You can also put blood stains in her uniform to achieve a look close to the real one when Saeko was brutally decapitating zombies as they make their way out of the school.
If you have other female anime cosplay ideas, be sure to share them in the comment section below! You can also post images of your recent cosplay to inspire those who are still struggling to find an anime cosplay costume that fits them.