Cosplayer Spotlite: Ghost Cerulli

This week we are shining our spotlight on cosplayer Ghost Cerulli (he/him)!

Grell Sutcliff from Black Butler at Colossalcon East (photo by @psycha_cosplays)

How long have you been a cosplayer?
I have been cosplay[ing] for a little over 4 years now.

What got you into cosplay?
I got into cosplaying because of my little cousin Koda. They wanted me to dress up for a movie we saw and I just haven’t stopped.

Do you make, buy, or is it a combination?
Most of the cosplay I have are thrifted and I just alter them myself. I do also buy my cosplays. I prefer to get them second hand and put my own spin on them.

Shouta Aizawa from My Hero Academia

First cosplay?
My first cosplay was Shouta Aizawa from My Hero Academia.

Latest cosplay?
My latest cosplay that I debuted was Idia Shroud from the game Twisted wonderland.

Favorite thing about being a cosplayer?
My favorite thing about being a cosplayer, is being able to inspire and meet other people. I am considered a plus sized cosplayer, so it’s wonderful to know that by doing what I do can show other people that they can do it too.

Least favorite thing?
My least favorite thing about being a cosplayer is the fact there is some bullying In the community.

What do you do for work outside of cosplay?
Outside of cosplaying, I am a department lead at a retail store

What are your top 3 fandoms?
My top three Fandoms are definitely Inuyasha, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, and Black Butler.

What cosplay are you planning next?
An upcoming cosplay of mine that I’m very excited about is Ciel Phantomhive from Black Butler. Specifically his pink ball gown.

What’s one piece of advice for new cosplayers?
A piece of advice that I would give to new cosplayers is, don’t let anybody tell you that you can’t do it. As long as you try and you are driven, you’ll make it. Don’t let anything stop you. Be yourself and do what makes you happy.

Where can people find you on social media?
I can be found as ghostcerulli on TikTok and Instagram.

Below is a gallery of some of our featured subject’s cosplays! (All photo credits use the photographer’s Instagram handle.)

About Gabby Bibus

Gabby has been obsessed with anime since she was just 9 years old, and is proud to say she has watched over 200 different series. But that’s not even her biggest claim to fame: she also lives on a farm with over 80 goats! Although anime and animals are her two favorite things in the world, she also loves music, books, and movies. Her day job is a middle school ESL teacher, and she is also a staff member at the New Jersey Renaissance Faire.

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