Cosplay Guidelines

Can I walk around barefoot?
No, shoes are required at all times.  For more information, please refer to our Cosplay Guidelines. 
Mon, 11 Oct, 2021 at 2:49 PM
Are there any requirements or restrictions when cosplaying?
Yes, please see our Cosplay Guidelines for more details.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2021 at 2:44 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...
Mon, 11 Oct, 2021 at 2:47 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, 2 Nov, 2021 at 8:25 AM
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, 2 Nov, 2021 at 8:26 AM
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. 
Tue, 2 Nov, 2021 at 8:26 AM
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. 
Tue, 2 Nov, 2021 at 8:27 AM