I’m also a part of a panel on the Sunday of Anime North, called “The Lazy Fan’s Guide to Getting Started” where we talk about getting fan projects started, keeping motivated and going further with them.
What is Cosplay?
Cosplay (Costume + Play) is dressing up in a costume as a specific character. Usually this term is used to describe dressing up as an Anime (Japanese Animation) character but can also mean dressing up as someone from a book, videogame, television show, or comic. It can also include mascot characters and original designs, or dressing up as a celebrity or icon. Cosplay is usually done to express their love of a character or their interest in some form of med…