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University of Pennsylvania Press. Ethnographic Essays on a Pop Culture Phenomenon. The Origin of the word cosplay". A subset of cosplay culture is centered on sex appeal , with cosplayers specifically choosing characters known for their attractiveness or revealing costumes. Costume parties American English or fancy dress parties British English were popular from the 19th century onwards.