Illustriertes Cosplay-Motiv: Fotoshooting

This is where Comics are brought to Life.

Whether comics, cartoons or manga, whether funnies for children, romance for teens or graphic novels for adults - everyone will find their favourite genre at the Frankfurter Buchmesse. 

On 8 000 square meters you will find everything your cosplay heart desires.

  • extensive dealer area
  • Drawing Alley
  • Stage with a great programme
  • Gaming zone and a spacious chill-out area
  • Changing rooms for cosplayers
  • Maid and Host Café*

*with maids and hosts from Maido no Kisetsu

Cosplay-Highlights at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018.

DCM German Cosplay Championship 

Just like every year, cosplayers flocked to Frankfurter Buchmesse to experience the finale of the DCM German Cosplay Championship (DCM as abbreviation of “Deutsche Cosplaymeisterschaft” in German).

1st Place Anna "KuraiofAnagura" S. as Link from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
2nd Place Miriam "Gemini" S. as Verka Serduchka (Artist) from the Eurovision Song Contest 2007
3rd Place Christina "Laverna" F. as grandmother Tala from Vaian


The Cosplay Ball of Dreaming Books

In 2018, Frankfurter Buchmesse hosted its own Cosplay Ball for the first time. Following a three-course meal and evening entertainment with cosplay flair, there was no shortage of dancing in an especially magical atmosphere.

The fantastic world of cosplay

Cosplay auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse

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