what is cosplay?
Cosplay is short for "costume play". cosplayers often create their own, or have costumes made, of their favorite characters that they will then wear to conventions such as this one. many cosplayers are very proud of their work, and you will see them walking around the convention halls throughout the weekend.
what is the masquerade?
The masquerade allows cosplayers to show off their costumes, perform skits, and even compete for prizes if they desire. it is one of the main events of the convention, so don't miss it!