The World Cosplay Summit (WCS) 2016 was held for a week starting from July 30 in Nagoya, Japan.
A lot of incredible cosplayers from around the world participated in WCS’s main event, the World Cosplay Championship, which was held in August 6-7.
In the main event venue, OASIS 21, there were many awesome cosplayers showcasing their breathtaking outfits.
Manga.Tokyo spent a lot of time in the venue and we picked some of our favorite cosplayers to feature on this list. Let us know your favorite in the comments below!
Cosname Name: Shibuki
Character: Syaoran Li / CARDCAPTOR SAKURA
Charming Point: Thick eyebrows
Character: Sakura Kinomoto / CARDCAPTOR SAKURA
Charming Point: Ribbon
Character: Cloud Strife / FINAL FANTASY VII
Charming Points: Natural-blending wig & Special makeup
Cosname: Michike Sakie
Character: Kefka / FINAL FANTASY VI
Charming Point: Attachable nose
Character: Shampoo / Ranma
Charming Point:Hand-made fake Nikuman (Pork Chinese bun)
Character: Ranma / Ranma
Charming Point: Ranma’s pigtail. There is a wire inside the pigtail making it bendable.
Character:Akane / Ranma
Charm Point: Hair accessory
Charming Point: Short China Dress
Character: Ace / ONE PIECE
Charming Point: Tight Abs
Character: Luffy / ONE PIECE
Charming Point: Smile
Character: Sabo / ONE PIECE
Charming Point: With all those clothes, Heat-resistant strong spirit!
Character: You Watanabe / Love Live! Sunshine!!
Charming Point: Scale-like skirt texture
Cosplayer’s Name: Yuma
Character: Cinque / FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0
Charming Point: The wig. Curly hair style on both sides and long braided hair on the back.
Character: Neptune Purple Heart / Hyperdimension Neptunia
Charming Points: The wings and the weapon.
Cosname: Yumeno Riiru
Character: Rem / Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-
Charming Point: Droopy eye makeup
Character: Sailor Uranus(Haruka Tenou) / Sailor Moon
Character: Sailor Neptune(Michiru Kaiou) / Sailor Moon
Charming Points: Hand-made choker, tiaras, and weapons.
They are incredible!
From outfit to props to makeup and hairstyles, every single costume I saw was outstanding.
Each of the cosplayers was really into their character. I could see their deep affection for all the characters they were cosplaying playing, and I felt a newfound appreciation of how interesting and exciting cosplay can be.
Do you have a favorite costume from this list? Let us know in the comments below, or share your own photos!
World Cosplay Summit official Web Site: : http://www.worldcosplaysummit.jp/en/