Everyday, millions of people watch anime. They watch your Full Metal Alchemists, your Sailor Moons, and your Cowboy Bebops. While that is all well and good, some even go beyond that. A minute percent of the world's populace dwell in a world we call cosplay. Cosplay is, simply, dressing up as one's favorite anime/manga character. Despite the sickened looks of co-workers, spouses, friends, relatives, and random encounters on the street, these "cosplayers" go to extremes to show their love for Anime. Obviously, an act like cosplay requires as much devotion as it requires time and effort. What creates such as devotion? What is it that attracts so many people to anime?
A question I've wondered many times..