The World Cosplay Championship is a competition to decide the best cosplay performance team in the world in that year.The fi nal round is held on the last day of WCS. "World Cosplay Championship" started in WCS 2005, competition to determine the best cosplayer in the world of that year. To visit Nagoya and Japan as representatives, all participants have to win through preliminary round organized by national and regional organizers who have partnerships with WCS.
The representative cosplayers are called " WCS Alumni" from the following year, and they participate in events related to WCS as guests and are introduced on cosplay media, so participation in the WCS main competition can be said to be a gateway to success for cosplayers.
To those persons who wish to represent their country or region at the World Cosplay Summit 2021
The participation in the "World Cosplay Championship Video Division" is open to teams composed of two representative cosplayers selected in national preliminaries held in countries and regions participating in the World Cosplay Summit.
World Cosplay Summit 2021 Championship Participation Rules
For the detailed rules of the World Cosplay Championship Video Division, please refer to the following. (PDF file)
What is the World Cosplay Championship Video Division?
It will be a competition to determine the best cosplayers in the world, the grand champions in a contest of cosplay video entries filmed and edited by the representative cosplayers selected at each country and region, which will be judged at the stage of Oasis 21, in Nagoya, on the 7th (Saturday) and 8th (Sunday) of August 2021. This tournament will be streamed online.
The representative cosplayers from all around the world will not be coming to Japan this year, but we request your kind understanding, as we are looking forward to the celebration of the regular event with the presence of the international representatives in Japan in 2022.