Cosplayers used to make their own costumes. They had to in the beginning, because cosplay wasn't yet a thing. But as the subculture has become better know, retailers sprouted up to cater to the needs of cosplayers, whether that be wigs, accessories, or costumes.
The shoot'em up Touhou Project games are fan-made PC games created by a one-man game studio. Touhou Project's creator, Zun, has been free-wheeling about derivative work—something that changed earlier this year.
The Touhou Project is a series of fan-made shooting games made by one dude named "Zun". Players love the games, and derivative Touhou Project manga, art, figures and even games are available.
After multiple drug arrests and numerous peeping incidents, Masashi Tashiro has been banned from Japanese television for years. He's now popping up in a music video for doujin shooting game Touhou Project.
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