Essays about: "cosplay"

Found 3 essays containing the word cosplay.

  1. 1. Game Complex

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : JIN GU; [2020]
    Keywords : game complex;

    Abstract : This project is a new type of game center in the "game paradise" Akihabara, Tokyo. In Japan, anime, cosplay, Game industry and virtual world have developed very mature and attractive, while in the reality society, most people are under great pressure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cosplay - Creating or playing identities? : An analysis of the role of cosplay in the minds of its fans

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation (JMK)

    Author : Henrik Bonnichsen; [2011]
    Keywords : manga; cosplay; identity; interaction; escapism; trust; cultural capital; social capital;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the concept of cosplay by critically engaging earlier theories that have claimed cosplay to be a form of escapism for fans of Japanese manga and animé. Theories have so far been concerned mainly with identifying cosplay as a type of theatre. READ MORE


    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Kanzhi Wang; [2010]
    Keywords : cosplay; globalization; ACG; cosplayer association; Chinese youth; social identity ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In China, cosplay, which is originated for Japan’s costume play, has not simply played as another role of pop culture, but it has represented its unprecedented influence among those youngsters to the public with the form of cosplayers’ association. By raising the questions that “why it is so popular” and “why youngsters devote themselves to this cultural activity”, the research is to contribute to studies on youth culture in China. READ MORE