Cosplay dressing up job site launches in Japan

Want to get paid for dressing up like Batman, Princess Leia or Wonder Woman? Well, there’s a careers site for that.

The Anime News Network reports the Cosplayers Archive, a social network site for Japan’s top-level cosplayers, launched its CosJob website last week.

The aim of the website is to help cosplayers and companies connect and promote expansion of the cosplay industry. [For the uninitiated, cosplay – a contraction of the words costume play – is a hobby in which participants called ‘cosplayers’ wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character. Don’t say you never learn anything at…]

The site features a variety of job listings ranging from “cosplay companions” to anime shop salespeople. Who knew?!

• Comment below on this story. You can also tweet us to tell us your thoughts or share this story with a friend. Our editorial email is [email protected]

Carter Murray promotes Gray to partner

Specialist marketing search and recruitment firm Carter Murray has promoted Wendy Gray to partner.

People 7 July 2021

HOT 100: A look at the HOT 10 Professional Sector Recruiters

This group covers the main professional candidate segments – accounting, finance, legal, HR, sales & marketing, media etc. and now includes two professional recruiters previously categorised in the HOT 10 as Public Sector specialists.

20 January 2021

Gattaca to help G.Network in large-scale recruitment drive

Specialist recruitment solutions group Gattaca has announced a multi-year strategic recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) partnership with G.Network, a full-fibre internet service provider.

Contracts 17 December 2020


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Foyne Jones, Jobvite

Contracts 14 December 2020