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    Tuesday May 24, 2022
  • World Cosplay Summit Set to Return to Nagoya on August 5-7

    International cosplayers will also participate for the first time in three years

    World Cosplay Summit Executive Office announced on May 24 that the world's largest cosplay event "World Cosplay Summit 2022 (WCS2022)" is set to be held in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, from August 5 to 7, 2022. Hit the jump for more details including an exciting trailer!

  • Sunday May 23, 2021
  • World Cosplay Summit 2021 Set to be Held on August 7 & 8 with Online and Real Events

    The tagline: "We Can Start, again!!"

    World Cosplay Summit Executive Office announced on May 22 that the world's largest cosplay event World Cosplay Summit 2021 (WCS2021) is set to be held on August 7 and 8, 2021, with a mix of online events and real events. Hit the jump for more details including an announcement PV!

  • Friday July 31, 2020
  • World Cosplay Summit to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Raise Funds for The 2021 Event

    The format of the 2020 event has been changed to online

    World Cosplay Summit Executive Office announced today that they will launch a crowdfunding campaign on kickstarter on August 1, 2020, to raise funds for the World Cosplay Summit 2021 event. The World Cosplay Summit, which has been running for 18 years, is in danger of surviving due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday July 3, 2020
  • Asaka to Reveal Original Anime SHIKIZAKURA Theme Song at World Cosplay Summit Online

    The event will be streamed on Nico Nico Live, YouTube, and Twitch

    The official website for the forthcoming original anime SHIKIZAKURA (Winter Cherry Blossoms) has confirmed that 20-year-old anison singer Asaka will join the upcoming World Cosplay Summit 2020 ONLINE event to perform the anime's OP theme song for the first time. The anime's story is set in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, and she was born in the city in 1999. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday June 13, 2020
  • World Cosplay Summit 2020 Cancels Real Event, Moving to Online on August 1&2

    Details will be revealed at the special presentation on July 1

    World Cosplay Summit Executive Office announced on June 12 that its real event, which was originally scheduled to be held in Nagoya on August 1 and 2, 2020, was canceled and that it will be held as an online event instead on the same date. The event has been held every year since 2003, and this is the first time that its real event has been canceled. Read their message after the jump.

  • Sunday August 4, 2019
  • Team Australia Takes Gold at the World Cosplay Summit 2019 in Nagoya

    77 cosplayers from 40 countries competed in the biggest summit yet in Japan

    After two long weeks of competition over two cities in Japan, the World Cosplay Summit 2019 has finished its final round in Nagoya and the winners have been crowned. With 77 cosplayers from 40 countries, it was the biggest summit yet! Hit the jump to see the winners and their cosplays!

  • Tuesday November 13, 2018
  • World Cosplay Summit Comes to Tokyo in July 2019

    Cosplayers from 41 countries/regions in the world will show their stage performances

    The World Cosplay Summit's executive committee chairperson Tokumaru Oguri announced at the "HokoCos - Minami Otsu Street Pedestrian's Paradise Cosplay-" event on Sunday that its new event "World Cosplay Summit 2019 in Tokyo" is scheduled to be held at Tokyo Dome City on July 27 and 28, 2019. Learn more after the jump.