Pokémon - It's so true! And it still rings true today! I had a hard time choosing between the X/Y version starters. I love my Delphox dearly, but I'll always wonder what it would have been like if I had chosen Froakie instead of Fennekin.
Not only do the parents themselves look cool, but there is no doubt that they have done a great job with this kid in getting them to dress up. If you are a geek you will probably be jealous of the kid in that their parents have done this for them.