Our new dream job: Cosplay handler

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What an amazing day and age we are living in. As the cosplay and convention scenes grow, so does room for growth of occupational opportunities. Much like the rock stars of the ’70s and ’80s, cosplayers like Yaya Han, Jessica Nigri, and Ivy Doomkitty are full-fledged celebrities when they walk the showroom floor of a con. Just how rock bands needed roadies, it’s about time cosplayers get ‘cosplay handlers’. Tasks of a cosplay handler range from keeping the talent hydrated, supporting them emotionally, warding off perverts, and preventing wardrobe malfunctions.

In this video, the best cosplay handler in the biz, Roo Man, takes you through a day in the life of a cosplay handler. Look out for some special appearances in the video from LeeAnna Vamp and the aforementioned Ivy DoomKitty. While it takes years of experience to operate on the level of Roo Man, this growing occupation is sure to be on the rise.

Let us know in the comments whether you think you would make a great cosplay handler and what makes you the most qualified for the job. For more information on cosplay handling and much more awesomeness, be sure to follow this link and smash the subscribe button.

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Forged in the crucible of awkwardness and self loathing, Cory somehow manages to get himself out of bed each day and make it a priority to spend life killing Beef and going H.A.M.