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    Thursday August 6, 2015
  • VIDEO: Check Out "Evangelion" and "Paradise Kiss" Runner-Up Skits From World Cosplay Summit

    Italy and US take second and third place respectively

    With the inclusion of Canada and Sweden as Observer Nations, it was 28 nations/regions that gathered in Nagoya last weekend to crown the champions of the 2015 World Cosplay Summit. Today, maidigitv posted a look at Team Italy's (Manuel Capitani and Luca Buzzi) second place Evangelion work and the US's ( Alpacosplay and Yummy Gamorah) third place Paradise Kiss. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday August 2, 2015
  • VIDEO: Team Mexico Wins World Cosplay Summit with "Zelda" Performance

    Italy and US were runners up in 28 nation competition

    With the inclusion of Canada and Sweden as Observer Nations, it was 28 nations/regions that gathered to crown the champions of the 2014 World Cosplay Summit. Thousands gathered to watch the contestants join the annual parade to the Osu Kannon temple, and following being judged by a panel, Team Mexico came out on top! Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday October 26, 2014
  • VIDEO: International Cosplayers Pay Tribute to Hideaki Anno at Tokyo International Film Festival

    TIFF teams up with World Cosplay Summit

    Tied to the "The World of Hideaki Anno" showcase, the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival teamed up with the World Cosplay Summit to present 44 international cosplayers from the United States, Brazil, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, Denmark and Italy. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday August 3, 2014
  • VIDEO: Russia's Nintendo Performance Wins World Cosplay Summit

    Representatives from 22 nations gathered in Nagoya to crown the champions

    This weekend, representatives from 22 nations gathered in Nagoya to crown the champions of the 2014 World Cosplay Summit. Thousands gathered to watch the contestants join the annual parade to the Osu Kannon temple, and following being judged by a panel that included classic voice actor Furuya Toru, Nek and Niki of Team Russia took home the top prize. More after the jump.

     

  • Tuesday September 17, 2013
  • VIDEO: World Cosplay Summit 2014 Trailer

    National teams already being selected for August competition

    It's only been a month since the last event, but, already around the globe, teams are being picked to represent their countries at the 2014 World Cosplay Summit. A new promo video hypes what is arguably the world's most prominent cosplay competition after the jump.

  • Wednesday May 15, 2013
  • VIDEO: World Cosplay Summit 2013 Event Trailer

    Plus, get a look at Mel Kishida's official characters

    Around the globe, teams are being picked to represent their countries at the 2013 World Cosplay Summit, set to take place the first week of August in Nagoya, Japan. A new promo video hypes what is arguably the world's most prominent cosplay competition. The WCS itself has also revealed a set of four mascot representative, designed by illustrator Mel Kishida (Hanasaku Iroha). Check it all out after the jump.

  • Saturday May 19, 2012
  • VIDEO: Otaku Pilgrimages to Anime Locales

    World Cosplay Summit organizers visit the stomping groups of anime like "Durarara!!"

    The folks behind the international World Cosplay Summit competition have developed a "Pilgrimages" web tourism promotion series. Take quick visits to locations featured in anime, manga, and videogames such as Koyoen Station, Kyoto, Washinomiya Tokyo and Ikebukuro. Check them out after the jump.