What is cosplay? It’s a hobby for many otaku and fans around the world. Many people love it and live for it. Majority of the time when you attend a comic con you would see many people dressed as their favorite characters from games, anime, manga, television and other resources; where they try to bring them to life. Cosplay also has been connected to pop culture which is trending on many social media sites.
Cosplay is divided into two short words – costume and play. It is believed that the early 90’s was when we started to see a rise of this culture; which originated from Japan. Where you learn how to bring your favorite character to life by dressing and imitating their characteristics. We consider cosplay a form of art since it requires lots of attention, appreciation and performance.
I noticed that most of the people would cosplay for multiple reasons such as the love for a character or may be showing who you may truly be on the inside. So, I ask you this question! Why do you cosplay? I hope those who never tried at least give this a hobby a try and see if you like it. * All Credit goes to the cosplayers in the photos*