Last year, cosplay at Japanese events was toned down. New regulations tried to make outfits less revealing. Extreme cosplay looked to be a thing of the past—that is, if not for Cosholic.
Earlier this year, the spring Cosholic event was held in Tokyo's Odaiba. The winter Cosholic was held during last month's Comic Market, and it featured cosplayers posing for photos and selling their own CD-Rom photo collections.