Welcome to the Senpai Blog! This is a website where you’ll find all the best cosplay tips, tricks and news. I also have posts regarding cosplay photography and anime conventions that you’ll find useful. Whether you’re a cosplay veteran or new to the scene, this website has all the resources help you out!

If you wish to contact me about a post I should do or other inquiries, you can email me at roger at rogersenpai.com.

Here are posts that my readers have found most useful:

Popular Cosplay Ideas for 2020

Easy Cosplay Ideas For Guys

Easy Cosplay Ideas For Girls

Cosplay Photoshoot Tips: The Ultimate Guide For Beginner Cosplayers

Marvel Cosplay Ideas

Anime North Guide

Public Callout Posts

Cosplay Photoshoot Checklist

How To Afford Cosplaying Without Going Broke

Cosplay Photographers Are Awesome

How To Determine How Much A Cosplay Costs

10 Most Effective Ways To Save As A Cosplayer

5 Ways To Make Friends At Conventions

Cosplay Convention Guides and Reviews

Toronto Comic Con Review

Anime North Review

Youmacon Guide

Anime North Guide

YetiCon Guide

My 5 Least Favourite Convention Venues

My 5 Favourite Convention Venues

Otakuthon Guide

10 Otakuthon Tips

Anime Central Review

Anime Weekend Atlanta Review

Anime Convention Tips And Tricks

Pick and Choose Your Hotel Roommates

How Many Hotel Roommates Should You Have At A Convention?

Don’t plan your entire con around friends

ANIME NORTH PRO TIP #1: Getting a Hotel Last Minute

How to get a hotel room for Anime North

All the hotels I’ve stayed at for Anime North

Attending cons during day zero a good idea?

Small cons are just as good as big cons

Hotel room etiquette at conventions

Con Hotel Rooms Always Sold Out? Here Are Alternatives

How To Avoid Catching Con Plague After A Convention

The Ultimate Anime Convention Car Roadtrip Guide

If You Can Only Attend One Day Of An Anime Convention, Which Day Should You Attend?

How To Attend (And Enjoy) An Anime Convention Alone

Are there any differences between Canadian and U.S. Anime Conventions?

How To Pack For An Anime Convention

How Cosplay Conventions Save you Money

Anime Convention Hotels – Best and Worst Rates

Cosplay Tips and Tricks

Extensive Makeup/Grooming Guide For a Cosplay Photoshoot

10 Tips To Affording More Cosplays 

Cosplay Budget Tips (Part I) – How to Afford Cosplaying Without Going Broke

Cosplay Budget Tips (Part II) – How Much Does a Cosplay Cost?

Cosplay Budget Tips (Part III) – 10 Most Effective Ways To Save Money As A Cosplayer

Don’t Contribute to Con Funk…How To Keep Your Cosplays Fresh!

How Can I Obtain A Cosplay? Pros And Cons Of Each Method

Save Yourself The Heartache – 2 Ways To Figure Out Whether You’ll Like A Cosplay Or Not

When Con Season Is Over, Take Advantage!

5 Practical Tips To Help You Survive Con Crunch

How To Buy/Sell Used Cosplay For Sale (Save Money!)

9 Ways to Customize Your Cosplay For The Holidays!

How to buy/sell used cosplay for sale (save money!)

5 Creative Ways To Pick Your Cosplay Name

Cosplay Groups: 10 Best Tips To Start And Run One!

Senpai’s Ultimate Online Cosplay Shopping Guide!

Is Taobao Cosplay Worth The Hassle?

How To Avoid Cosplay Malfunctions

Cosplay Ideas

Here are 10+ Cosplay Ideas That’ll Be Popular In 2020!

What To Do With Your Old And Used Cosplays? 5 Awesome Ways To Get Rid Of It

10 Easy Cosplay Ideas For Guys (Not Everyone Should Do #7 Though!)

10 Easy Cosplay Ideas For Girls (#10 Is Super Cute!)

10 Marvel Cosplay Ideas That You’ll Love!

2019 Cosplay Ideas – What We Got Right And Wrong

10 Magical Girl Cosplay Ideas (Popular and Obscure!)

50 Cosplay Ideas for Couples You’ll Love!

My Hero Academia – 10 MHA Cosplay Ideas!

50+ Cosplay Ideas For Groups You Will Love!

15 Fire Emblem Three Houses Cosplay Ideas!

15 Disney Cosplay Ideas That Are Truly Magical!

25 Cosplay Ideas Easy Enough For Anyone!

15 LGBT Cosplay Lesbian And Gay Ideas To Try!

25 Amazing And Unique Anime Girl Cosplay Ideas!

20 Plus Size Cosplay Ideas

Halloween Cosplay Couples Ideas

Naruto Cosplay Ideas

Genshin Impact Cosplay Ideas

Cosplay Community Topics

Public Callout Posts – Are They Helping the Cosplay Community or Setting a Dangerous Precedent?

Ideas for anime conventions in the GTA

Photo consent at conventions

Why Cosplay Photographers Are Awesome

Otakuthon Will Probably Become A Top-5 North American Anime Convention Very Soon

My Thoughts On Cosplay Picnics And Why It’s So Fulfilling

5+ Ways to Make Cosplay Friends at Conventions

10 Common Ways to Accidentally Piss Off A Cosplayer At An Anime Convention

Is It Bad to Lobbycon?

My Top 5 Surprisingly Favourite Anime Convention Hotels

Charging A Premium Photography Pass At Conventions and Other Alternatives To Cosplay Photography

5 Cosplay Photographer Pet Peeves

What Do Cosplayers Do for A Living? 10 Interesting Gigs That Cosplayers Have!

What The Coronavirus Means For The Cosplay World And Possible Outcomes

Will Anime Conventions Ever Be The Same?

The Cosplay Hype Deadline Should It Concern You?

What were the most popular cosplays in 2020?

Senpai Spotlight Cosplay Interviews

Senpai Cosplay Spotlight – ToraKingz

Senpai Cosplay Spotlight – Rae 小雷 Cosplay

Senpai Cosplay Spotlight – Pikachan Cosplay

Senpai Spotlight – DJ Epikuro

Senpai Convention Spotlight – YetiCon Interview

Cosplay Photography

Cosplay Photoshoot Tips: The Ultimate Guide For Beginner Cosplayers

Being Honest with a Cosplayer or Photographer You Don’t Want to Shoot With

Did that Cosplayer Say “No” When You Asked For a Photo? Here’s Why

Cosplay Photoshoot Checklist – How To Get Ready

Cosplay photographers are awesome

Is it considered rude to book different photographers?

Conventions Are Still The Best Place For Cosplay Photoshoots


Nintendo accessories I didn’t like

Video games a waste of time?