Zany Video Exposes the Trials and Tribulations of Cosplay

Chloe Whisperwillow

Updated Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 12:00 AM CDT

If you've ever wondered what it's like to be a cosplayer, look no further than this zany video that has taken the internet by storm. Titled "It's time!" this video captures the essence of the cosplay experience and has left viewers both laughing and sympathizing with the struggles faced by cosplayers all over the world.

The video, which has garnered thousands of views and comments, features a series of clips showcasing various individuals attempting to dress up as their favorite characters. From superheroes to video game icons, the cosplayers put their creativity and dedication on full display. However, it quickly becomes apparent that cosplay is not as easy as it seems.

One user comment that perfectly sums up the sentiment of many viewers reads, "Sooo every time I go to work?" This comment highlights the fact that for many cosplayers, transforming into a character requires a significant investment of time and effort. It's no wonder that some people feel like they're stepping into a completely different world every time they don a costume.

Another comment expresses the desire to have the video's audio as an alarm, stating, "I want this audio to be my alarm. Will I hate the song in a week? Sure. But it'll be a fun week!" This comment captures the infectious energy and excitement that cosplayers feel when fully immersed in their cosplay creations. It's a testament to the joy that can be found in embracing one's favorite characters and letting your imagination run wild.

However, not everyone is as enthusiastic about cosplay. One comment simply states, "Again? (Every day)." This comment implies that there are individuals who may not fully understand or appreciate the dedication that goes into being a cosplayer. For them, seeing someone in costume every day might be a bit overwhelming.

The video also touches on the challenges faced by those who work from home. A comment mentions, "(whenever the company asks the WFH folks to get on-camera or come to a physical location for a meeting)." This comment highlights the struggles that remote workers may encounter when they need to switch from their casual work-from-home attire to a more professional appearance for meetings. It's a relatable situation for many who have experienced the sudden need to transform their appearance at a moment's notice.

Amidst all the laughter and relatability, there are some deeper sentiments expressed in the comments as well. One user shares a personal reflection, stating, "I've never been very good at cosplay. I have never once, in my many decades of my life, ever had my s*** together. I cosplay as a person that doesn't want to destroy everything I see around me and burn this corrupt, disgusting society to the ground forever. Cheers!" This comment speaks to the power of cosplay as a form of self-expression and escapism. It allows individuals to embody characters that represent their values and aspirations, offering a temporary respite from the challenges of everyday life.

As the video progresses, a comment adds a touch of nostalgia, stating, "Dunno why I was reminded of Sum 41." This comment showcases the ability of cosplay to evoke memories and associations with beloved bands and artists. It's a testament to how a well-executed cosplay can transport us back to moments and experiences that hold a special place in our hearts.

Of course, not everyone is a fan of cosplay. Some comments express a more indifferent or disapproving stance, simply stating, "Nah," "Oof," and "Ugh fine." These comments serve as a reminder that everyone has their own preferences and interests, and cosplay may not be for everyone. However, it's clear that the video has struck a chord with a vast audience who appreciates the creativity and dedication that goes into this unique art form.

In conclusion, "It's time!" is a truly entertaining and relatable video that sheds light on the trials and tribulations of cosplaying. From the time and effort required to the challenges of balancing work and play, cosplayers face a multitude of obstacles. Yet, they continue to embrace their passion wholeheartedly, bringing joy and inspiration to those who witness their incredible transformations. So the next time you see a cosplayer at a convention or on the street, take a moment to appreciate the dedication and artistry behind their costumes. They truly are the unsung heroes of fandom.

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Top Comments from Imgur

RainierCamino

Sooo every time I go to work?

STEMinist

I want this audio to be my alarm. Will I hate the song in a week? Sure. But it’ll be a fun week!

MrHappySmiles

Again? (Every day)

sadurdaynight

(whenever the company asks the WFH folks to get on-camera or come to a physical location for a meeting)

happenedtomeonce

I’ve never been very good at cosplay

HeywouldJablowme

I have never once, in my many decades of my life, ever had my s*** together. I cosplay as a person that doesn't want to destroy everything I see around me and burn this corrupt disgusting Society to the ground forever. Cheers!

LutraLazuli

Dunno why I was reminded of Sum 41

DakotaBL

Nah.

pizzapartyhard

Oof.

DentonTh***ar

I'm so bad at cosplay

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