Cosplay

Some of my students are surprised to learn that コスプレ is spelled “Cosplay” in English and that it’s actually quite popular with a certain group of people outside of Harajuku (and Comic-con). How about these people? Is this “cosplay” according to your definition?

Cosplayers at home still in their costumes

And don’t forget that if you want to find out more about cosplay in English, don’t spell it “kospure”.

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