mashable.com - 9 days ago
Retired couple that cosplays together is the very definition of relationship goals
You're never too old to start doing what you love.
Retired couple Steven and Millie Tani first stumbled onto cosplaying three years ago, when they were in need of a costume for a Halloween event. The couple, who have been married for 27 years, haven't stopped since. From Mary Poppins and chimney sweep Bert, to Captain America and Agent Carter, the couple, who live in Southern California, travel around the state attending various events and conventions dressed up as their favourite characters. Cosplay, a portmanteau of the words "costume" and "play", sees people dressing up as their favourite characters — which can be anything from anime to video game characters. Here's them at Stan Lee's Comic Con in LA: The couple, who declined to reveal their age but added that they were "both in their 60s", first learned about cosplaying through their daughter, who is a 10-year veteran cosplayer — but never thought they would end up cosplaying themselves. They later changed their mind after their first cosplay event, to which they received a "marvellous reaction." The couple's very first cosplay outfit was the adorable elderly couple Carl and Ellie from Pixar's Oscar-winning Up.
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