Representation is hella important to all aspects of life. This includes Autism and other mental quirks with people. Splintaras Cosplay is no exception, being a cosplayer with Autism. That's not his only personality trait. He's a pretty talented and creative cosplayer and I hope he continues to grow as a cosplayer and brings awareness to more of the community.
What are your social medias?
Instagram: Splintaras Cosplay, Twitter: @splintaras, and Twitch: SplintarasCosplay
How long have you been cosplaying?
Since Akaicon 2017
What got you into Cosplay?
My friend James Love and Akaicon
Favourite Costume? Was it bought or made?
So far my favorite is Darth Kurosaki, a Bleach Anime and Star Wars mashup I made.
What are your goals as a cosplayer?
I am an autistic cosplayer, so I like to try to bring more awareness, acceptance, and education about various autism.
Which Cosplayer inspired you to cosplay?
Pixelpantz and Sunniekat
Lich King from World of Warcraft and Ichigo Kurosaki (Vasto Lorde form)
Favourite Skill of Cosplay? (Wig work, sewing, armor, etc) Haven't developed any skills yet, but I'm very imaginative and ambitious.
What is something you would change about the Cosplay Community if you could?
Stereotypes and those who are just about the fame and elitist point of view. Cosplay is for anyone and anybody.
Photographer Credits: Shado King from BlackLightningMedia, Splintaras Cosplay, and AkioBoi