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Unread 02-17-2011, 07:39 PM   #151
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Started at 14 :3 I'm 18 now.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 07:50 PM   #152
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eleven years ago... soo...13
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Unread 02-17-2011, 09:25 PM   #153
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Started at age 23, now 27. Total late bloomer.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 10:42 PM   #154
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If I remember correctly I started cosplaying since I was 22 and now I'm actually turning 24. I too feel I started way too late because most of the time when I meet people they usually tend to be people who aren't even out of high school yet. Most of the time I almost feel way too old for this even though most people would say it is not so lol. I don't mind though I tend to have a lot of fun anyways and lots of tipsy moments =).
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Unread 02-18-2011, 02:52 AM   #155
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I was barely 18 when I started cosplaying, lol. I'm 23 now.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 04:13 AM   #156
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I've been sewing since I was a kid and made my first costume unassisted when I was 17, though I didn't really get into cosplay until I attended my first anime convention right after I turned 19. I'm 26 now and looking forward to my ten year anniversary as a costumer this winter.

Personally, I'm glad I started a little later. I already had some experience with sewing at that point, and there are benefits to being an adult cosplayer: no chaperon, no con curfew, more cash flow, more likely to have your own transportation, etc. I'm also lucky(?) in that I'm short-ish with a youthful face, so my character range isn't limited by my age.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 10:38 AM   #157
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I really got into anime and manga when I was about six or seven, and then my first convention was when I was eight...
But when I fully began cosplay was when I turned ten; Anime Expo 2008 was my first convention that I did a Real cosplay at (I did a halfass ambu at Wizard World 2007).

So, I started at ten and I am almost fourteen now, and I make all of my own costumes x)
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Unread 02-18-2011, 10:42 AM   #158
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I was a bit on and off with cosplay..but I started when I was 12, my first cosplay was Ed from Cowboy Bebop. I'm 21 now, I didn't always make cosplays myself so this time around I want to really try hard with tutorials I find online (like making armor)
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Cosplays of 2011
Frieza's fourth form (Dragonball Z)
Toph (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Mysterion (South Park)
Jillian Russell (Family Guy)
Miaka Yuki (Fushigi Yugi)

Future Cosplays for 2012
Utena Tenjou (Revolutionary Girl Utena)
Sailor Neptune (Sailor Moon)
Possibly Dilandau Albatou (The Vision of Escaflowne)
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Unread 02-18-2011, 11:31 AM   #159
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I believe I was around 14/15 when I first cosplayed. However, I wasn't too serious about it until I was 18. I'm turning 24 next month.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 01:00 PM   #160
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Started at 12, now I'm 24.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 04:32 PM   #161
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I was 17 when I started.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 06:51 PM   #162
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I started around 13 or 14. I'm now 17, going on 18. ^^
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Unread 02-18-2011, 06:57 PM   #163
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I was 17 when I started but now I'm 18. That may sound like a year bit it was actually back in august since i tured 18 in december^_^
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Unread 02-18-2011, 07:39 PM   #164
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AX04 was my first con, I was 12. The following year at age 13 I wore my first costume to AX05, with complete help from my grandma and a commissioner. By age 15 cosplaying sort of died down, with lack of money/skill/firm decisions. Now I'm 19, and am trying to get back into the hobby. =3
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Unread 02-18-2011, 07:54 PM   #165
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I was 16. I'm turning 18 in a few months, so it hasn't been too long.
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