Leaving Mundania explores the colourful lives of “cosplayers” who express their fandom through costuming and roleplay.
Through candid footage and in-depth interviews, Leaving Mundania offers an intimate view of this colorful fan culture, revealing how cosplayers stand apart from the “mundanes” of the everyday world.
This was shot in and around Toronto, Ontario and the Anime North Convention, where it also premiered in 2009. I appear as their academic expert (I did my undergrad thesis on anime).
The whole documentary is now online, so you can WATCH THE WHOLE FILM HERE.