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?!

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