World Cosplay Summit 2016

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World Cosplay Summit. also known as WCS, is an annual international cosplay event that promotes friendly international exchange through Japanese pop culture.

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July 30th (Sat)

WCS2016 Opening Ceremony

LAGU-COS ticket or Lagunasia ticket required
Cosplay viewing OK
Time:Daytime 10:00am – 9:00pm / Night 9:00pm-6:00am(next morning)
Venue:LAGUNA TEN BOSCH
Summary:Opening Ceremony is held as commemoration of the opening of WCS2016
Note:LAGU-COS ticket is needed for using the dressing room.
(Dressing room is set in Lagunasia where LAGU-COS2016 is held.)

 

LAGU-COS 2016

Ticket required
Cosplay OK
Special photo shooting spot
Time:Daytime 10:00am – 9:00pm
Night 9:00pm-6:00am(next morning)
Venue:LAGUNA TEN BOSCH
Summary:Photo shooting event that free to photograph day and night on stages of Laguna Ten Bosch!

 

Aug. 2nd (Tue)

Meiji-mura COSPLAY

Ticket required
Cosplay OK
Special photo shooting spot
Time:10:00am – 5:00pm
Venue:Museum Meiji-mura(1 Uchiyama, Inuyama city)
Summary:It is reserved for the participants of WCS2016! Museum Meiji-mura becomes all the photography spot!

 

Aug. 5th (Fri)

BRASS presents
Photograph Session & Party at the wedding chapel in private! in Bleu Leman Nagoya

Ticket required
Cosplay OK
Special photo shooting spot
Time:3:30pm~8:30pm(DOOR:2:30pm)
Venue:Bleu Leman Nagoya(2-37-7, Meieki, Nakamura-ku)
Summary:This event was very popular lasta year and it will be held again in a scale up the venue by 1.5times! Although the wedding chapel cannot be usually rent for the cosplay photo shooting, it is special release this day!

 

Aug. 6th (Sat)

Nishiki Street Red Carpet

Free
Cosplay viewing OK
Time:Undecided
Venue:Nishiki Street(SUNSHINE SAKAE ~ Nagoya International Hotel)
Summary:Representative cosplayers from 30 countries and regions will hold a red carpet parade in Nagoya. The parade that blockading the road is the best part!

 

World Karaoke Grand Prix (WKG) 2016

Free
Cosplay OK
Niconico Live Broadcast
Time:16:00 –
Venue:Oasis21 special stage
Summary:Japan has been called a karaoke sanctuary and “Nippon World Karaoke Grand Prix Cosplay”takes great pride in the fact that the fusion of Anime Songs and Karaoke is Japanese Culture.

 

World Cosplay Championship 2016 – 1st stage

Ticket required
Cosplay viewing OK
Niconico Live Broadcast
Time:4:00pm – (DOOR 3:00pm – )
Venue:Concert Hall, Aichi Arts Center
Summary:30 representative cosplayers compete the world’s number one cosplay champion! Niconico live broadcasting is carried out this year, too!

 

Aug. 7th (Sun)

Osu Cosplay Parade

Free
Csoplay OK
Time:Undecided
Venue:Osu shopping arcade (start of parade : Osu Temple)
Summary:The representative cosplayers of WCS2016 participate the Osu arcade parade.

 

World Cosplay Championship 2016 – 2nd stage

Ticket required
Cosplay viewing OK
Niconico Live Broadcast
Time:5:00pm – (DOOR 4:00pm – )
Venue:Concert Hall, Aichi Arts Center
Summary:Representative cosplayers from 30 countries/regions compete the world’s number one cosplay champion! Niconico live broadcasting is carried out this year, too!
Special Guest:Pile (Japanese singer), and more!
Special Judge:Toru Furuya, Keisyu Ando, Kahoru Yasuda, Tatsumi Inui,
Mexico representative team of WCS2015, and more!

 

Championship 2016 Live viewing & Special talk show

Free/Ticket required
Cosplay viewing OK
Time:5:00pm –
Venue:Oasis21 special stage
Summary:Watch the Championship performance (live viewing) and a special talk show live.
Guest:Tomokazu Sugita (Japanese voice actor), and more!

 

Aug. 6th and 7th (Sat,Sun)

Otamart presents COSPLAY FLEA MARCKET

Free
Cosplay OK
Time:11:00am – 6:00pm
Venue:Hisaya Odori Park
Summary:The collaboration of Otamart and WCS!

 

Address and Contact details

World Cosplay Summit 2016
July 30 – August 7, 2016

Nagoya, Japan
Tel:052-962-2003

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