[Hong Kong, July 31. Image via Getty]

Young fans of anime and comics pose in their costumes during the Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong (ACGHK) fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on July 31, 2009. Cosplay, which combines costume and roleplay based on characterisations in Japanese manga, graphic novels and video games, is popular among youngsters in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan. AFP PHOTO/LAURENT FIEVET (Photo credit should read LAURENT FIEVET/AFP/Getty Images)