what are some good anime character with good clothing that wouldn't be really seen as cosplay when your out some where?
like naoto from persona 4
or some of the characters from mekakucity actors.
this pic is what i plan to get. it looks like something you'd regularly wear
A handful of titles off the top of my head
>Welcome to the NHK
Some of them will definitely have more flashy outfits/characters but overall have most characters wearing casual looking clothes.
How about Shidare Hotaru? I get the feeling I'd be able to walk into Ross and pick out a pencil skirt, and frilled blouse that's reasonably accurate for around $25.
Her choker can be bought separately and her headband is just a black one with a black rose glued onto it. Tights are available from your department store and Mary Janes can be found easily.
Idolm@ster (and Cinderella Girls) have some tomboyish characters.
tiger and bunny, their civilian clothes are pretty recognizable, but not too outlandish
Daru was my first cosplay. Cost me <£10 for the shirt and hat
Lots of different characters with interesting styles to choose from