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"Cosplay in America" opens at the ICON

by Jed Kim | The Madeleine Brand Show

Jimmy Hogan dresses up as his favorite Anime character.

"Cosplay in America" is a new art exhibit dedicated to the practice of cosplay – short for costume play. The trend took off in Japan, where fans would dress in elaborate costumes as their favorite characters from Japanese anime cartoons. Jed Kim reports on its growing popularity here in the states.

For more information, visit Cosplay in America's website here.

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