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Cosplay

CHARACTERS COMING TO LIFE

Cosplay (コスプレ kosupure?), a contraction of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessoriesto represent a specific character. Cosplayers often interact to create a subculture and a broader use of the term "cosplay" applies to any costumed role-playing in venues apart from the stage. Any entity that lends itself to dramatic interpretation may be taken up as a subject and it is not unusual to see genders switched. Favorite sources include mangaand anime, comic books and cartoons, video games, and live-action films and television series.

El cosplay (コスプレ kosupure?), contracción de costume play,1 es un tipo de moda representativa, donde los participantes usan disfraces, accesorios y trajes que representan un sujeto específico o una idea. Los cosplayers a menudo interactúan para crear una subcultura centrada en el juego de roles. Una definición más amplia del término "cosplay" aplica a cualquier uso de disfraz de juegos roles fuera del escenario, independientemente de su contexto cultural. Las fuentes favoritas para esto incluyen cómics, cine, anime, manga y videojuegos..