Popular Cosplay Costumes Idea 

With thousands and thousands of fictional characters, choosing your next anime costume isn’t exactly easy. In this chapter, we have summarized the eleven most popular outfits for you. They are not only suitable for conventions, but also as Halloween costumes, for example.

Hisoka Cosplay

A popular character among cosplayers is Hisoka Morow from the manga “Hunter x Hunter”. The comic is about the boy Gon and his life as a so-called Hunter.

He embodies a particularly privileged person who lives in a parallel world. The fictional character Hisoka is a former member of the “Phantom Troupe”. Hisoka’s appearance is primarily characterized by a muscular physique and very fair skin.

His clothing features various card symbols such as hearts or spades. He wears a blue teardrop under his left cheek and a pink star under his right cheek.


For the cosplay costume you will need:

  • long pink stockings with horizontal stripes
  • purple wide pants in a pastel shade
  • sleeveless black top with two card symbols on the front and back side
  • pink wig
  • yellow scarf
  • black khussa shoes

Harley Quinn Cosplay

Harley Quinn is a comic book character from the popular animated series “Batman”. The name Harley Quinn comes from a play on words. It alludes to the English word “Harlequin”. The harlequin was a classic character in theatrical plays during the Renaissance.

In “Batman” Harley Quinn is known as the sidekick of the villain “Joker”. The classic outfit from the old comics consists of a black and red jumpsuit and a jester’s hat.

However, in other film adaptations Harley Quinn wears shorts, a jacket and a T-shirt. Her white hair is braided into two pigtails and dyed in blue and red respectively.

For the Harley Quinn costume you will need:

  • black fishnet tights
  • blue and red hot pants with sequins
  • white t-shirt
  • white long hair wig
  • golden studs
  • belt buckle
  • black and white ankle boots
  • baseball bat

Sakura Cosplay

As a member of Team Kakashi, Sakura Haruno is one of the main characters of the manga series “Naruto”.

Together with the other main characters Naruto and Sasuke, Sakura has to master difficult missions again and again – for example, fighting ninjas. The young girl is characterized especially by her green eyes and pink hair.

To make the cosplay outfit you will need the following:

  • short red cheongsam
  • wide black belt
  • short black pants
  • black gloves
  • pink fabric elbow and knee pads
  • black boots
  • pink short hair wig
  • black headband

Black Widow Cosplay

black widow cosplay

Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow is a talented spy from the Marvel universe. You can see her in these movies, among others:
Iron Man 2
Captain Marvel
Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers: Endgame

In the comics, she usually plays a supporting role, for example, as an enemy of Iron Man. In the movie version, Black Widow has an outstanding expertise in hand-to-hand combat and espionage. Thus, she was able to work her way up to a high-ranking agent of the secret service “S.H.I.E.L.D.”.

Now, to create a cosplay costume, you’ll need the following:

  • black latex-like jumpsuit
  • red long hair wig
  • black fingerless gloves
  • black boots
  • silver belt
  • black utility belt
  • black weapon holster
  • two toy guns

Tokyo Revengers

The manga series “Tokyo Revengers” enjoys great popularity among cosplayers. The plot tells about the protagonist Takemichi Hanagaki. The young man has the ability to travel back in time. To save people important to him, he becomes a member of the Tokyo Manji Gang. A popular character is the leader of this gang – Manjiro Sano.

For the costume you will need:

  • black coat
  • wide black trousers
  • white boots
  • blond wig
  • white long-sleeved top

Star Wars Cosplay

The “Star Wars” series is one of the science fiction classics par excellence. Popular characters for cosplayers include:

  1. Darth Vader
  2. Obi-Wan Kenobi
  3. Darth Maul
  4. Ahsoka Tano
  5. Boba Fett

Another popular fictional character from the Star Wars universe is the Corellian Han Solo. In the movies, you’ll often see him alongside his hairy friend Chewbacca.

For the Han Solo outfit you need:

  • black vest
  • black trousers
  • white shirt
  • black boots
  • brown weapon holster
  • brown wig
  • toy gun


The character Astolfo appears in the Japanese anime series “Fate/Apocrypha” – it is based on plot of the novel of the same name. Fate/Apocrypha is set in the city of Fuyuki, where there was once a war over a holy grail.

Astolfo is a young man who is often mistaken for a woman. Astolfo is called the “Rider” of the black faction. The character is characterized mainly by pink hair and feminine facial features.

For the costume you will need the following:

  • pink wig
  • pink skirt
  • white top
  • black hair bows
  • white knee socks
  • black ankle boots

Nami Cosplay

The anime character Nami is the navigator and cartographer of the Straw Hat Gang from “One Piece”.

The said gang is searching for a legendary treasure of the pirate king “Gol D.” in a fictional world. Nami is a fair-skinned woman with brown eyes. A distinguishing feature of her orange hair is a long strand that hangs down in front of her left ear. Her left shoulder is adorned with a tattoo – the motif is a windmill and an orange.

Here’s what you need for your Nami costume:

  • dark blue denim pants
  • blue bikini with white stripes
  • orange long hair wig
  • belt
  • blue staff
  • orange sandals with heel


The Japanese anime series “Kakegurui” has given birth to the ever-popular character Yumeko Jabami. The series is about an academy that is only for the richest children in the country.

The students are supposed to learn certain gambling strategies there in order to become even richer. In the process, Yumeko tries to become a “model gambler”.

For your anime cosplay outfit the following things are needed:

  • black plaid skirt
  • black leggings
  • red jacket
  • white shirt
  • black wig with bangs
  • black ankle boots
  • red contact lenses

Sailor Moon Cosplay

Probably the most famous Japanese anime series is “Sailor Moon” – it is based on a manga comic.

The story tells about a girl named Bunny who gradually remembers that she is a moon princess.

As a brave warrior, she fights against evil together with her friend Tuxedo Mask.

Moon Princess anime outfit includes:

  • red knee socks
  • white top with blue collar
  • blonde long hair wig
  • white and red elbow gloves
  • red boots
  • blue dress
  • moon shaped wand

Squid Game

“Squid Game” is a South Korean drama series in which a group of people participate in a mysterious and deadly game – a prize money of several billion won awaits the winner.

The most popular cosplay costume from the series is the guard costume. Not only does it look good, but it’s also easy to put together.

What you need:

  • pink jumpsuit with hood
  • black belt
  • black mask with symbol (circle, square, or triangle)
  • toy machine gun
  • black shoes