Enamored by South Park? Wish you could dress up as your favorite South Park characters? Well, with our cosplay guides, now you can. South Park is an adult animated sitcom that is well-known for its profanity and dark humor. The show follows the exploits of four boys from Colorado. Now you too can look like Stan Marsh or Kenny McCormick if you want. The show’s surreal humor is geared towards mature audiences mostly and satirizes many topics. Its 2-D caricature-like animated characters have conquered the hearts of youngsters and adults alike with their bold and daring commentaries. Dress up as your favorite South Park characters and be the notorious third graders of the party.
Stan Marsh is one of the main characters of the show. He is voiced by Trey Parker and is based loosely on his own personality. Stan is a kind-hearted kid with high intelligence who is also trustworthy and patient. Since he is morally upright, he expresses his lack of respect for adults of South Park as they rarely are rational and are swayed away by popular opinion. Although Stan has common childlike tendencies, his speeches are intended to reflect different stances on various issues of the world. Now, you too can dress up as Stan and let the world know what you think, uncensored.
Kenny McCormick is yet another main character from South Park. He speaks in a muffled voice that is hard to discern, which is mainly due to the parka hood that covers his mouth. Kenny lives in a poor family and has extraordinary experiences that are not common to the typical life of a small-town third grader. He is voiced by Matt Stone, the co-creator of the show. Kenny also has a superhero alter ego called Mysterion. Kenny has also suffered various excruciating deaths before coming back alive in the next episode. “They killed Kenny” has become the show’s catchphrase since the creators kill Kenny often. Dress up as Kenny and be the mysterious, muffled-voiced, poor boy with a superhero alter ego.
South Park was created as a Trey Parker and Matt Stone after the success of their animated shorts titled The Spirit of Christmas. The show became an instant hit with the adult audience and infamous for sexual content, violence, and satirical portrayal of celebrities and leaders. Social satire only came in later episodes, while earlier ones were oriented more on shock value and slapstick-humor.
In many episodes, the show has even dealt with controversial topics like religion and politics, ridiculing those on either extreme of the contentious issues. The show’s creators describe themselves as “equal opportunity offenders”. The animation is made from computer software that emulates cutout techniques. The show’s popularity led to a film titled South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut in 1999 which even got an Academy nomination. It is considered one of the greatest TV cartoons of all time, according to the TV guide.