ANIME NEWS: J-World Tokyo courts foreign tourists with cosplay service

Targeting anime fans visiting Japan, a new cosplay rental service is now available at J-World Tokyo, an indoor theme park in the capital’s Ikebukuro district dedicated to popular titles from the Weekly Shonen Jump manga anthology. The new service, J-COS!
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