What is costume playing ?
More and more people enjoy costume playing as their hobby and the phenomenon has become a significant aspect of popular culture in Japan. Favorite sources are manga, anime, comic books, cartoons, video games, live action films, etc..
Cosplay events are common features of fan convention. Some dedicated conventions have local, international or social networks’ competitions.
Spot1; Otome Road at Ikebukuro
There are not only cosplay shops and amusement photo studios but many selling anime goods, comics, CD, DVD, anime or colabo cafe having concepts such as anime and games around the road.
Cosplay fee depends on the costume you choose. Taking photos cost you about 2,000 Yen at the studio with 13 different setting situations.