Cosplayers attend Tekko in Pittsburgh (13 images)

Attendees to Tekko, a Japanese Pop Culture festival, dress up as their favorite characters at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Photos by Archie Carpenter/UPI
Updated: April 9, 2018 at 9:10 AM
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An attendee looks at her reflection.
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The theme of this year's convention was "Wonderland."
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Attendees dress as Deadpool, Harley Quinn and the Joker.
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The original name for the convention was Tekkoshocon. It was a blend of the Japanese colloquialism "tekkosho," which means steel mill, in reference to Pittsburgh’s industrial steel-producing history, and adapting the suffix “-con” from convention.
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Monica Rial (L), a voice actor from "Dragon Ball Z," fields question from the audience.
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Rial fields a question from the audience.
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Luci Christian, a voice actor of "Vampire Hunter D," fields a question from the audience.
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