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BoJack Horseman Costume Guides

Dress like Your Favorite BoJack Horseman Characters

Browse through various BoJack Horseman costumes and cosplay guides from all seasons appearing on Netflix. This critically acclaimed animated show is lauded for ridiculing the entertainment industry and has a surprisingly real take on sensitive topics like depression, addiction, and the human experience in general. Set in a parallel universe, some of the characters are anthropomorphic, such as BoJack Horseman and Mr. PeanutButter, who live side by side with other human characters, like Diane and Vincent. But, there’s no need to travel to an alternate dimension to be a part of their universe. Simply follow these cosplay guide to know how to dress up as your favorite characters.

BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman Costume

Voiced by Will Arnett, BoJack is an alcoholic horse that indulges in his self-loathing. He began as an aspiring actor but has since become quite bitter and deeply depressed. Despite his moroseness, he is still a loving and insightful actor. But, it is his insecurities, his existential crises, and his deep need to seek the approval of others that results in its self-destructive behavior that devastates people around him. Now you too can become an alcoholic horse with a few tips and tricks from this cosplay guide. Pull off an all-nighter moping over your failed career as an acting horse. Your friends are sure to be surprised if they get all the references.

BoJack Horseman Costume
BoJack Horseman Costume Guide
Mr. Peanutbutter

Mr. Peanutbutter Costume

Mr. Peanutbutter is a yellow Labrador who is very energetic and full of verve. He is BoJack’s former rival but has always admired BoJack for his work. He has a particularly good relationship with Todd. Thanks to Peanutbutter’s financial resources combined with Todd’s outrageous schemes, the two have often started highly questionable business ventures that were doomed from the beginning. He has been married thrice, including once to Diane, but has never been able to sustain any of them due to this childish behavior. If you feel like being a famous, immature Labrador, check out this cosplay guide and learn how to dress up like Mr. Peanutbutter.

Mr. Peanutbutter Costume
Mr. Peanutbutter Costume Guide

BoJack Horseman Cosplay Costumes

There are a wide variety of characters for you to choose from the Bojack Horseman series. You can cosplay the misunderstood intellectual Diane, the unemployed slacker Todd Chavez, or the three kids pretending to be a grown man Vincent Adultman. The level of pretension can cross all boundaries between human and animals with BoJack Horseman cosplay. Most of the human characters have limited accessories, but if you want to look like one of the animals, you should take a look at each of the specific guides.

Being an animal in a world of humans is not simple. Confusion abounds as life always has the last laugh. What makes it easy is our BoJack Horseman cosplay guides. All the characters have their own unique set of accessories that are listed in the guides. You don’t have to look for items at different places as we help you find them all in one place.

BoJack Horseman Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the complex and satirical world of “BoJack Horseman” with our FAQ section, designed for fans who appreciate the show’s dark humor and insightful commentary on celebrity culture, mental health, and the human condition—albeit through anthropomorphic characters. Whether you’re drawn to BoJack’s existential dread, Diane’s quest for authenticity, Mr. Peanutbutter’s unfailing optimism, or any other character’s unique blend of traits, this guide will help you embody the spirit of the show’s beloved figures for cosplay events, Halloween, or any themed gathering that calls for a touch of Hollywoo(d).

To cosplay as BoJack Horseman, focus on his signature look: a blue sweater with a white zigzag pattern (reminiscent of Charlie Brown), grey blazer, blue jeans, and red sneakers. For BoJack’s horse head, consider using a mask or headpiece that captures his distinct facial features and mane. Don’t forget to add a bottle of whiskey or a character-specific prop, like a “Secretariat” movie poster, to enhance the authenticity. Embodying BoJack’s cynical outlook and vulnerability will bring depth to your portrayal.

For a Diane Nguyen costume, her typical outfit includes a green jacket over a navy blue top, grey pants, and brown boots. Diane’s notable accessories are her round glasses and a notebook or pen, symbolizing her role as a writer. Styling your hair in a short, dark bob will help capture her look. Emphasizing Diane’s introspective nature and commitment to social issues will enhance your portrayal of this complex character.

To cosplay as Mr. Peanutbutter, opt for colorful and preppy attire, such as a bright V-neck sweater, collared shirt, and jeans. Creating or finding a golden retriever mask or headpiece can capture his canine appearance. Mr. Peanutbutter’s always upbeat and energetic demeanor, alongside props like oversized sunglasses or a “Hollywoo” sign model, will highlight his exuberant personality.

Princess Carolyn’s costume involves her professional yet stylish wardrobe, typically featuring a pink blouse, a pencil skirt, and high heels. A cat ear headband, tail, and pink wig, or hair dye, can capture her feline features. Carrying a smartphone or a clipboard to represent her role as a hardworking agent and manager will add to the authenticity. Embodying Princess Carolyn’s perseverance, wit, and motherly instincts will bring your costume to life.

Including memorable quotes from “BoJack Horseman” can add depth and humor to your costume or themed interactions. Here are a few iconic lines:

“It’s not about being happy, that’s the problem. I’m just trying to get through each day.” – BoJack Horseman

“I’m a pit stop on everyone’s way to something better.” – BoJack Horseman

“Sometimes life’s a bitch and then you keep living.” – Diane Nguyen

“What is this, a crossover episode?” – Mr. Peanutbutter, whenever encountering characters from different parts of his life

“You need to be better!” – Princess Carolyn, often pushing BoJack and others towards self-improvement

Choose quotes that resonate with your chosen character and practice delivering them with the appropriate emotion and timing for a truly immersive experience.


About BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman is an adult comedy-drama series. It takes place in a parallel universe, mostly in Hollywood, where humans coexist with anthropomorphic animals. Bojack is a dying star who gathered some popularity in the 90s and has big plans to return to popularity with an autobiography written by Diane.

Throughout the episodes, he has to deal with his girlfriend, his freeloading and lazy roommate Todd, and his friend Mr. Peanutbutter. Through multiple seasons, the show has been able to cast light on the trials and struggles in show business. It is known primarily for its topical humor. BoJack Horseman has been the recipient of many awards and nominations for its critically acclaimed success.

BoJack Horseman Costumes