18 teams advanced to the final stage of the World Cosplay Championship 2016
*The number of finalists increased from 16 to 18.
The first stage of the World Cosplay Championship 2016 was held on August 6th. It is a part of the Cosplay Summit, which people from 30 countries, including India, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Indonesia, took part. 18 teams advance to the second, and final, stage. There is also ”Osu Cosplay Parade” on August 7th.
One team has two people and performs for 2 minutes and 30 seconds. The design of stages and the quality of costumes are judged.
Countries that advanced to the final stage of the World Cosplay Championship 2016, to be held at Aichi Arts Center, are Australia, Italy, the United States, Taiwan, Canada, Russia, Japan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, the Philippines, Mexico, Indonesia and France.
World Cosplay Championship 2016: the final stage
Date: 7th August 2016
Time: 5:00pm – (DOOR 4:00pm – )
Venue: Concert Hall, Aichi Arts Center
Special Guest: Pile (Japanese singer)
Special Judges: Toru Furuya, Keisyu Ando, Kahoru Yasuda, Tatsumi Inui
Special content: World Cosplay Summit 2016
For more information
World Cosplay Summit 2016 (Official site)