Mexico has gain a majority of the awards in this year’s World Cosplay Summit 2018 including the grand champion of the prestigious cosplay competition which was held in Nagoya, Japan last July 4.
Ed and Lius of Banana Cospboys took the audience on a nostalgia trip on their awesome Street Fighter skit. The team cosplayed Dhalsim and Chun-Li.
Team Indonesia won second place as they cosplayed characters from Warriors Orochi3 and Team Thailand won third place cosplaying characters from Monster Hunter World
A total of 36 teams were given the opportunity to experience Japan like no other and also to bring pride to their home country.
Cosplay competitions held in various countries were organized in order to give cosplay teams a chance to compete and represent for the grand finals. While the World Cosplay Summit’s main highlight is the cosplay competition itself, the selected representatives will be taken around key locations in Japan to experience the country’s vibrant culture.
The official website of the World Cosplay Summit released a trailer video which you can watch below:
Last year, Team China composed of Xue Yan Xue and Tian Tian won the World Cosplay Championship with their jaw dropping and impressive cosplay skit performance of Blood: The Last Vampire. Tien Tien cosplayed as Saya while Xue Yan Xue cosplayed a chiropteran monster.
If you want to check out their performance, watch the video below:
Team Mexico bagged the second place in their nostalgic Trigun skit. Team Japan won Third Place on their creative cosplay skit performance from ayakashi bakeneko.
This year’s WCS is quite an interesting one. Congratulations to all the participants and we can’t wait for the next one!
Source: World Cosplay Summit Website
Japanese Voice Actor Unsho Ishizuka Passes AwayAug 17, 11amIt was confirmed in the official website of talent management agency Aoni Production on Friday that Usnho Ishizuka, the man who provided the Japanese voices of Cowboy Bepop’s Jet Black and Pokemon’s Professor Oak has passed away by 67 due to esophageal cancer.
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