Hot Topic learns the hard way that you don't mess with cosplayers

Some call them geeks. Some call them losers. The reality is that cosplaying is not something that can be easily stereotyped. We’re not just obsessed fans with nothing better to do. If you get on our bad side, we don’t take it lightly as Hot Topic learned recently.

Amazingly, some people don’t like it when a company tries to define a community.

Cosplay is all about having fun and expressing yourself, but sometimes cosplayers find themselves confronting serious problems. From conventional harassment to a larger public misunderstanding about what they do and why, it’s not always easy to be a cosplayer

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