Friday, August 11, 2006

A fascinating societal phenomenon

I believe it originated in Japan but appears to be quite popular among high school-aged youth in Taipei. They dress up as comic book characters and take pictures of each other. I witnessed it once at the Yuanshan Metro station and today at the Taipei Story House.


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2:18 AM  
Blogger Charlie said...

It's call Cosplay in Japan, comes from Costume Play.

It's pretty popular in anime conventions in US :)

See Ya

10:38 AM  
Blogger Wulingren said...

Cool, thanks! Have you been to any of these anime conventions? Must be some interesting people.

10:50 AM  

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