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Watch Cosplayers Explain Their Preparation Process at NY Comic Con

From Poison Ivy to Ace Ventura, cosplayers explain why dressing up is so important to them: "A lot of people are closet nerds, but there's no form to express it"

New York Comic Con 2015 has come and gone, which means the con hangover is in full effect. Fuse had the opportunity to visit the mecca of nerdness last weekend and take in all the con had to offer. 

There are tons of reasons why geeks from the tri-state area and beyond make the trip to the Jacob Javits Center every October: exclusive announcements, panels, meet-and-greets, collectible exclusives, the list goes on and on. But one of the most integral parts of the comic-con experience is the cosplay. 

From obscure anime references to the more mainstream superhero costumes, cosplay is one of the main attractions at NYCC. So, we took to the con floor and spoke to some cosplayers about their costumes, and what cosplaying means to them.

Watch above, and then don't miss the 7 Best Moments From Comic Con NY!

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