If you've ever dreamed of pulling off Harley Quinn or Sonic The Hedgehog for the next cosplay convention coming to your town, you probably had to postpone the plans after realizing just how freakin' expensive it is.

According to this survey, 70% of cosplayers spend an average of $101-$600 on each costume they make. And if you wanna make it in the big game, you’re not gonna survive on a single outfit. 64% of cosplayers attend three or more fan events a year, according to Eventbrite.

But one guy named Anucha “Cha” Saengchart, the internet’s most loved cosplay enthusiast, has been showing everyone you don’t need to starve to get into the cosplay game. The guy from Thailand has been going viral with his “Low-cost Cosplay” alternatives for quite a while now, and he has already gathered a cult following on social media with 5.6 million Facebook followers.

Saengchart’s costumes are indeed painfully hilarious and absurdly creative, but most importantly, they’re cheap. No doubt about it. After you’re done reading this one, you can find more of his ingenious cosplay on our previous articles here, here, here, and here.

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kjorn
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2 months ago

i love this guy!

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Eva the Egg
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2 months ago

I can see the resemblance... very well!

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DKS 001
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2 months ago

that one made me laugh

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Anucha’s “Low-cost Cosplay” concept has surely resonated with lots and lots of people for its creativity, humor, and DIY skills. The guy from Bangkok, Thailand has already amassed 5,641,116 followers on Facebook and 636k followers on Instagram, making him a badass social media star and legit cosplay connoisseur.

Although many professional cosplayers would probably think of Anucha’s bootleg approach as silly and not serious, the creative is proving them wrong. With the help of whatever he can find at home, from flour and baking powder to markers and towels, Anucha has been recreating low-key versions of fan-fave characters Baby Yoda, Son Goku, Alien, and many more.

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Eva the Egg
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2 months ago

HAHAHAHAHA lol

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True Blue
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2 months ago

Holy crap! That is skill

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Cami
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2 months ago

THE RESEMBLANCE

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The self-made cosplayer who takes care of the elderly by day said in one interview: “If you become creative and properly use your imagination, you can use anything that makes you happy to cosplay.”

After all, the spirit of cosplay is all that matters. Anucha has definitely set an example that cosplay entertainment can be budget-friendly and available to all, with some ingenuity and persistence. You may wanna try it too, especially when we are now spending more time in the comfort of our homes during the worldwide pandemic than ever before.

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Eva the Egg
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2 months ago

Wow looks as if he's being murdered

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Olivia Gem
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2 months ago

OOOO SMART

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

Oh wow, he's really getting cocky here.

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PjandBolt
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2 months ago

Impostoe

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Serial pacifist
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2 months ago

Talking about assthetics

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Olivia Gem
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2 months ago

WHAT! That is cool

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Madison Lam
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2 months ago

BLACKPINK IN YOUR AREA~

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Logan Cheng
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2 months ago

That moment when you figure out a math problem and you feel like an anime character who can do anything.

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Cami
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2 months ago

Clever

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N G
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2 months ago

Test tickles

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STRANGER THINGS fan
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2 months ago

You got sunburn for this?

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Eva the Egg
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2 months ago

OMG HAHAHAHA

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Troux
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2 months ago

It looks like he has Sonic the Hedgehog up his ass xD

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EmiC _21
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2 months ago

how does he get it to stay on his head

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Małgosia Kordys
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2 months ago

I'm glad there's no result photo here

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Logan Cheng
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2 months ago

Somebody should hire this dude when they do a live action...

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Katherine Boag
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2 months ago

WHY IS HE THE SHIP

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Logan Cheng
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2 months ago

when your thicker than a snicker, so you decide to be a twix bar

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Logan Cheng
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2 months ago

this one's actually very good, but someone needs to tell me where he got pants that stretchy

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Mark Serbian
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2 months ago

Best use of Crocs I've seen!

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Bilal Ali
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2 months ago

this is quite good

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That Guy
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2 months ago

lol my friend has one of these mice, imma send this to him

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LoopsyJ
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2 months ago

I'm dead

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Little Dino
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2 months ago

thank god there was no result photo here, lmao

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

That cat is like "He's doing it again, isn't he? *sigh*"

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Logan Cheng
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2 months ago

Hey, it looks egg-sactly the same

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Ami LiSa
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2 months ago

Lol! The hair

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Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

hmmm... that looks invigorating 😲

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Logan Cheng
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2 months ago

when you stub your toe, but your mom is right next to you...

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Amarédesse Gemtree, SLYTHERIN
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1 month ago

they wish they looked that fly

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Cami
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2 months ago

He’s a great artist

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manon M
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2 months ago

really?!!! 😂😂😂

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Alex T
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2 months ago

the drawing skills tho

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Cami
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2 months ago

Can’t believe he did that

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That Guy
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2 months ago

amazing clap clap clap

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

omg... so bizarre... I LOVE IT

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Logan Cheng
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2 months ago

This can be the new mascot of "Bored Panda" haha

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Charity
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2 months ago

Amazinggg

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Anxious Pansexual Nightmare
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2 months ago

N O P E

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