What does "Cosplay" mean?

  • At the World Science Fiction Annual Conference held in Los Angeles, USA in 1984, Gao Qiao Shenzhi, a Japanese animator and chief executive officer of Studio Hard, a Japanese art studio, formally expressed a kind of self-acting, dressed-up performance art behavior as a harmonious English word "Cosplay", hence its name.

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    t is said that COSPLAY in this exhibition is the most popular in history, and many people play the roles of Ba Shen, grass shaving and other fighting games. On that occasion, the winner of the first COSPLAY competition in Hong Kong-"Fun Fun Costume Competition" was a girl dressed as Dhritarastra in The Holy Biography. After that, SE Co., Ltd., TG Square and Hong Kong Art Supplies Professional Center held the first ComicWorld on August 30, 1998 on the indoor sports occasion of Macpherson in Mong Kok. And for the first time, a "dress and dress photography area" was divided in the venue to facilitate the exhibitors to take photos. What's more surprising is that at that time, some people started to COSPLAY "Inuyasha"! ? In the following years, the exhibitions among university associations gradually began to show their leading role and became another active venue in Hong Kong COSPLAY.