In other cases, you will stand near the booth, maybe dressed as a character from an upcoming game or anime. Almost every anime or comic convention has some sort of cosplay contest. Big gaming and comic companies will hire cosplayers to create costumes from their games and promote the company. 19 Top cosplay costumes to use for Halloween ideas. These will judge the craftsmanship of the costume, so they’re great for people who are good at the technical side of sewing and garment making.