"In the cosplay community, there is so much support and love..."
Go to any convention and you're bound to see hundreds and hundreds of people cosplaying as all kinds of characters and having a great time together - and odds are a lot of these people aren't so social or confident in their day-to-day lives. Luckily they've found cosplay - a way to become someone else, someone who's more outgoing and secure with themselves.
The video below follows two cosplayers, who give their philosophy on cosplay, community, and acceptance. You'll be cosplaying as this GIF by the end: