How a Japanese Producer Invented Cosplay

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The years: 1983 and 1984. The places: Los Angeles and Tokyo. Worldcon, the world science fiction convention, was in full swing, with author Jerry Pournelle serving as Master of Ceremonies for the Award Banquet. The fans in attendance voted Startide Rising, by David Brin, as the best SF novel of the year, and selected The Return of the… Continue reading How a Japanese Producer Invented Cosplay