Cosplay Goes Global

Cosplay costume and role-plau Nov Takahashi subculture centers around participants dressing and emulating their favortite characters from Japanese mangas (comic books), anime (animation), and video games.

Kodak Moment
Japanese fans take a photo of a German cosplayer during the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, Japan. Fifteen pairs of anime and cosplay fans representing 15 countries and some 300 Japanese cosplayers have gathered to participate in the contest.

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