Cosplay m., SCR. (Jap. ??? Kosupure, abbr. From the English. Costume play - cosplay) - a form of embodiment of the acts committed on the screen. Originated modern cosplay in Japan among Japanese fans of anime and manga, so it is usually the main action is the prototype of manga, anime or historical film about samurai.
Cosplay participants identify with some character named, are similar clothes upotreblinyut similar turns of phrase. Often during cosplay played role-playing game. Costumes usually are sewn on their own, but they can also be ordered in a shop or buy ready-made (in Japan, for example, the business of producing costumes and accessories for cosplay put quite extensively).