Mega Man cosplay

Photo via Stoosh Costuming & Cosplay/Facebook

This Mega Man cosplay cost less than you think

This is just downright impressive.


Monica Riese

Internet Culture

Published Apr 27, 2017   Updated Apr 27, 2017, 5:19 pm CDT

The world of cosplay is—quite literally—exactly what you make it.

Want a casual cosplay option that you can get away with wearing at work? Look no further than Elhoffer Design or the Her Universe collections at Hot Topic or Think Geek. Want to get a little more elaborate? Professionals have made careers doing this. Then again, dogs and kids can get in on the action too. Like a goldfish, the hobby of cosplay will take up as much time, space, and money as you can give it.

In that way, Stoosh’s cosplay is a rarity: This Mega Man rig looks like the real deal, but it only cost $50 to put together.

And here's an unfiltered one. Mega Man Just Be a Mega Man CAPCOM Capcom Fighters

Posted by Stoosh Costuming & Cosplay on Saturday, April 22, 2017

“All the costumes I make are super cheap, made from stuff I have lying around the house,” Stoosh explained on Reddit. This particular one includes “EVA foam, protein containers, laundry bin lids and an old bike helmet liner.” And it’s not just a stiff plastic mess that’s only good for photos, either. Here’s a video of the costume in action:

Movement test,. Comfortable compared to my other suits.

Posted by Stoosh Costuming & Cosplay on Sunday, March 19, 2017

You can see more photos of the final product on Facebook.

H/T Fashionably Geek

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*First Published: Apr 27, 2017, 4:37 pm CDT