Total Nerd 18 Older Cosplayers Who Prove That Age Is Just A Number  

Brandon Michaels
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List Rules Vote up the cosplayers that landed a gut-punch on ageism.

Cosplaying is an art form as old as time - maybe it's only as old as comic books, but that's still quite some time? Superman and Batman both came to be in the '30s, so it only makes sense their OG fans might be a bit older. While you may not picture your standard cosplayer as someone over 40, the cosplayers here want to show you that nothing is reserved for young 'uns only. Boomers and Millennials possess more in common than anyone wants you to think.

Older citizens are changing cosplay as you know it, re-imagining beloved characters as their older selves and demonstrating that justice gets older but it never dies. Everything from comic heroes to the geekiest film characters to even Adventure Time princesses is represented below. You best learn to respect your elders, because these ones can kick your a**, right after they school you in Star Wars trivia.

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Popeye And Olive Oyl

Popeye And Olive Oyl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 18 Older Cosplayers Who Prove That Age Is Just A Number
Photo:  DTJAAAAM

This adorable photo from DTJAAAAM is featured in the dictionary next to "relationship goals". 

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Grandma Vader

Grandma Vader is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 18 Older Cosplayers Who Prove That Age Is Just A Number
Photo:  Sacha Goldberger

Sacha Goldberger captures his grandmother unmasked as Darth Vader.

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The Mayor Of Townsville

The Mayor Of Townsville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 18 Older Cosplayers Who Prove That Age Is Just A Number
Photo:  Kristin_Ols23

Reddit user Kristin_Ols23 snapped this photo of their grandfather cosplaying as the Mayor of Townsville from The Powerpuff Girls.

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Master Roshi

Master Roshi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 18 Older Cosplayers Who Prove That Age Is Just A Number
Photo:  Tomoaki Kohguchi

Master Roshi is a classic Dragon Ball Z character, and cosplayer Tomoaki Kohguchi does an amazing job paying homage to him with this cosplay.

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