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5th August / World Cosplay Championship 2018

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The World Cosplayer Championship is the final stage where the top team for each year is determined.

More then 30 teams of cosplayers were selected from WCS preliminary rounds carried out in 35 countries and regions to come to Nagoya.

It's an exciting contest where performers are judged with not only their costumes but also staging and performance.

Who will become the winner of this year's World Cosplay Championship!?

 

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Event Overview

Event: World Cosplay Championship 2018

Time: August 5, 2018 (Sun.) Opens at PM 3:00, Starts at PM 4:00

Venue: Dolphins Arena (Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Main Arena)

 

 

Entry Teams

 The profiles of each team 

【36 teams】※UAE and Puerto Rico were absent

Australia / Brazil / Belgium / Canada / China / Chile / Denmark / Finland / France / Germany / HongKong / India / Indonesia / Italy / Japan / Korea / Kuwait / Malaysia / Mexico / Myanmar / Netherlands / Philippines / Portugal / Russia / Sweden / Singapore / Spain / Switzerland / Taiwan / Thailand / UK / USA / Vietnam

【New!】Costa Rica / Bulgaria / South Africa

 

 

Performance Order

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No.1

 Italy

13

 USA 25  Thailand
2

 HongKong

14  Spain 26  Russia
3

 South Africa

15  UK 27  Korea
4

 Belgium

16  Netherlands 28  Sweden
5

 Costa Rica

17  France 29  Mexico
6

 Malaysia

18  Brazil 30  Portugal
7

 China

19  Japan 31  Philippines
8

 Canada

20  Kuwait 32  Myanmar
9

 Denmark

21  Bulgaria 33  Switzerland
10

 India

22  Taiwan 34  Chile
11

 Australia

23  Finland 35  Indonesia
12

 Vietnam

24  Singapore 36  Germany

 

 

Special Guest

Singer: Ichirou Mizuki

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Ichirou Mizuki is a pioneer singer best known for his work on theme songs for anime. He is referred to by fans and fellow performers alike as the Aniki (アニキ"big brother") of the anison, or anime music genre. After making his debut in July 1968, Hayakawa recorded the opening theme for anime and tokusatsu like Genshi shonen Ryu, Mazinger Z, Captain Tsubasa, Captain Harlock, Masked Rider Series in the following years. Until now, he has recorded over 1200 songs for various soundtracks as well as original singles and albums. 2018 marks his 50th anniversary since his debut.

 

Guest Judges

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Chief Judge
Toru Furuya
Singer
Ichirou Mizuki

 

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Achi Trienale 2019
Artistic Director
Daisuke Tsuda
Cure WorldCosplay
Director
Tatsumi Inui
Cosplay Championsip 2017
Grand Prix
WCS2017 Team China

 

and more!!

 

観覧チケット 

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Price : 2,000 JPY

Ticket URL : https://wcs2018-championship.peatix.com/

 

 

Note

* For those who want to come in costume, please pay special attention to the following instructions. We appreciate your understanding.

* The seat width is about 50 cm. Please take that into consideration.

* In case that your costume hinders or blocks the field of view of the audiences who sit behind you, we might ask you to take off your costume.