11 Jan What most of us get to see, cosplay-wise, is the part where a costumed fan stands before the flash of the camera, posing as their favorite characters from movies, comic books and games. Cosplay (コスプレ, kosupure), a contraction of the words costume play, is a hobby in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to 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. The 86th Floor Cosplay and Cons channel is dedicated to celebrating the best in cosplay and convention culture. Attending conventions across Europe and the w.. .