February 23, 2016, Singapore – Fans of Japanese manga, anime, games and cosplay will have more to look forward to in July this year. Leading Entertainment Company, Bushiroad Inc, in partnership with ASATSU-DK INC., SOTSU CO., LTD. and Amuse Entertainment Singapore Pte Ltd, will host the re-positioned C3 CharaExpo2016 at the Singapore Expo Hall 7 on July 9 and 10.
Manila, Philippines – February 13, 2016 – From the organizers of the Philippines’ premier cosplay convention Cosplay Mania, comes a fun and exciting 2-day event that will surely entice cosplay enthusiasts from all ages with Cosplay Carnival.
Cosplay Con Quest is an exciting, optional side quest that convention-goers can participate in. The activity is free and guarantees a prize at the end of the quest, but what the prize is will remain a mystery until the con-goer hands in their Quest Card.
Mark your calendars this February as the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) celebrates the colorful culture and arts of Japan with the Nihongo Fiesta 2016. The annual Nihongo Fiesta showcases the Japanese language, arts and culture through events like the speech contest, quiz bee, film screening and J-Pop concert.
The Cosplay Karaoke is a fun variation of the karaoke contest where contestants must dress up in costume while singing to their favorite music while the song’s lyrics are displayed onscreen. There will be two versions of this contest for each day. The first day will consist mostly of anime and J-pop music while the second day will consist mostly of popular music. One winner will be declared for each day.
Guess what? Its back! Cosplay.ph’s Cosplay Costume of the Year is now open for nominations, to honor not just the costume, but the cosplayer as well!
The Cosplay OTP (Onstage Tag Pairing) Contest is an open competition with the goal of creating a fun atmosphere where cosplayers can perform on-stage with other cosplayers using a mechanic called a “cosplay tag.” With an emphasis on fun and in order to create a welcoming atmosphere for newer cosplayers, there will be multiple prizes awarded including the best “cosplay tag” team, best cosplay mash-up/genderbend, etc. Also, the Best Male and Best Female overall awards will be able to secure guaranteed slots in the Cosplay Mania Cup 2016.
Calling all fan artists, doujinshi circles, fan merchandise creators, vinyl toy designers, and everybody else in between! Here’s your chance to show the world how much you love your favorite anime, manga, comics, books, toys, collectibles, games, TV series, and films!
Join the Cosplay Carnival 2016 Fan Fair — our very own take on everybody’s favorite Artist Alley! The Fan Fair offers everyone a venue to express their creativity as well as connect with fellow fans of anime, manga, comics, books, toys, collectibles, games, TV series, and films. Applications are now open — see you guys there!
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The Cosplay Group Dance Battle is a contest format that seeks to mix the traditional cosplay group contest and a dance contest. All groups must incorporate a short dance number with a minimum duration of 1 minute that at least half of the group (rounded up) must perform on-stage.
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Cosplay Storage Wars is an exciting addition to the standard Cosplay Auction. In this activity, cosplayers are encouraged to not only put individual items up for bid, but an entire box or bag filled with items that they are no longer using and are willing to pass on to the highest bidder.
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