10 Cosplay-Inspired Costumes for the Daring Mom (PHOTOS)

cosplay costumeYou know who always has the BEST costumes at Halloween? Cosplay kids. In case you're not familiar, Cosplay is a kind of role-playing subculture in which people dress up like certain characters. It's short for "costume play," in fact. Comic book characters, superheroes, anime, and manga characters feature prominently. You'll see them at Comic-Con and at your local botanic garden's annual cherry blossom festival (because Japan?).

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I know if my much-cooler son were reading this he would be rolling his eyes right now and reminding me that Cosplay costumes aren't Halloween costumes. But that doesn't mean we can't take some inspiration from them, right? Here are 10 amazing Cosplay costumes moms might actually wear. Look below and then tell us:

What costume would YOU wear?

 

 

 

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