The World Cosplay Summit is an annual event held in Nagoya, Japan where cosplayers from around the world gather to compete for the World Cosplay Championship. Representatives of participating countries regions are each selected through vigorous local competitions before coming together in Nagoya to strive to be the very best! On top of that there are also several cosplay parades and fun events such as the cosplay karaoke competition that adds to the vibrance of annual celebration of cosplay. Held on August 6-7 this year, this year's World Cosplay Summit saw Team Indonesian bring home the crown!
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One of the coolest parts of the event is the Cosplay Red Carpet Pararde where representatives from around the world march in "Olympics-style" in their best costumes while passers-by look on. We of course couldn't miss the fun and here are their best shots!
Check out the rest of the teams below!
Which is your favorite team? =)
This is a Tokyo Otaku Mode original article with photography by Hara T.