The Cosplay Rakuen is a non-profit cultural association that deals with planning events inspired by Japanese fashions, which has been specializing for years in the organization of activities related to the practice of Cosplay.
Born from a rib of the Manga Catania, the first otaku group from Catania, with the initial aim of gathering the cosplayers of their own city and province in a single community in a circle, the Rakuen has slowly begun to specialize in organizing themed events. , up to the collaboration with EtnaComics.
But what is COSPLAY?
The word Cosplay is the union of two English words:
“Cos” Costume and “Play / Player” Interpretation / The one who plays. This phenomenon originated in Japan towards the end of the 1980s thanks to the birth of various groups of fans of manga, anime and video games. This particular hobby consists of dressing up and playing the role of your favorite character. The cosplayer is therefore called “Cosplayer”. Cosplayer not only packs the costume by itself, but often interprets its character to the point of becoming a 360-degree performer.