Cosplay Guidelines

Can I walk around barefoot?
No, shoes are required at all times.  For more information, please refer to our Cosplay Guidelines.  Have further questions? Fill out our contact ...
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023 at 12:49 PM
Are there any requirements or restrictions when cosplaying?
Yes, please see our Cosplay Guidelines for more details. Have further questions? Fill out our contact form.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023 at 12:50 PM
Can I wear a revealing cosplay?
Please be aware that Anime Expo is an all-ages event. Costumes and clothing should not expose the body in such a way as to be deemed indecent exposure b...
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023 at 12:51 PM
Can I wear a military or police officer costume?
No costumes may be realistic depictions of American law enforcement, current American military uniforms, first responders, emergency medical personnel, or a...
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023 at 12:52 PM
Are there size restrictions for bulky or oversized costumes?
Costumes must fit through a standard doorway and cannot impede traffic or block walkways. If your costume is bulky, obscures your vision, or has extensions ...
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023 at 12:53 PM
What isn’t allowed as part of my costume?
Please review the Cosplay Guidelines and Prop/Replica Weapons policy for details on what is and is not allowed as part of your costume.  Have further qu...
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023 at 12:54 PM
What do I do if I'm wearing gloves and need to get a wristband?
You must remove your gloves prior to getting a wristband. When displaying your wristband for entry, you must move or remove your gloves for verification.  ...
Fri, 26 Aug, 2022 at 1:14 PM