The ﬁrst WCS was held in October 2003.
Osu holds the ﬁrst parade to allow the participation of general cosplayers.
World Cosplay Championship held at Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport
and Tourism support the WCS.
Mexico, South Korea and Denmark joined and in total 12 countries joined WCS.
Three-hundred people gathered for
“ Osu cosplay parade”.
The first Nishiki Street Red Carpet Parade was held. The event host changed to World Cosplay Summit Executive Committee.
Setting an all time high, 89,800 people
attended the championship.
Brazil achieves their 3rd championship
20 nations participated in WCS’s 10th anniversary. WCS Inc. joined the World Cosplay Summit Executive Committee.
Creation of WCS“ Omotenashi” Student Executive Committee. The WCS executive committee became an organization of 9 associations by Aichi prefecture and the Chunichi Shimbun’s join.
More than 200,000 people attended at
OASIS21 in 2 days
Collaboration events with Laguna Ten
Bosch and Museum Meiji-mura.
The total amount of joining Countries & Regions was brought up to 30. More than 300,000 people attended the event.
WCS marked 15th anniversary. Nagoya
city declared "Cosplay Host Town".
South Africa joined WCS,and all five continents participated WCS.
"WCS in TOKYO" was held at Tokyo Dome City,
The first online event was held, due to the effect of the covid19 pandemic.