The results are out for the winners of AFA09 Regional Cosplay Championship. With about 30 entries and 2 weeks of judging, each country representatives have been selected. Countries which have representatives are The Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore (host gets 2 entries), Malaysia and Thailand. Grand prize winners will be given 2 tickets to fly down to Japan for the Cosplay event to represent SEA (South-East Asia).
JUDGING CRITERIA FOR AFA09 REGIONAL COSPLAY CHAMPIONSHIP FINALIST
Team Effort: 10%
Grand Prize: Trip for 2 to Tokyo, Japan
Special Prize: BROTHER INNOV-IS 900 Embroidery Sewing Machine
Criteria for Grand Prize: Team with highest total score (Costume + Skit)
Criteria for Special Prize: Team with the highest score for ‘Costume’ only
ABOUT: FIRST EVER REGIONAL COSPLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cosplay this year will have a bigger stage where AFA09 will host the first ever Regional Cosplay Championship in SE Asia. The top cosplay team from each participating South East Asian country will be sponsored by AFA09 to fly to Singapore to compete in the Regional Cosplay Championship during the two-day anime festival where they will perform and be judged by a panel of distinguished guests from Japan including internationally renowned cosplayer Kaname☆.
Selected Finalists from overseas will have their flight and accommodation covered by the AFA Cosplay Committee. ONE Finalist from each country, with the exception of the host country Singapore, which will have TWO Finalists selected to compete.
AFA09 Cosplay Pre-Registration are out, proceed to website for more information and registration.
Gonna enjoy myself this year, I was quite happy with the cosplayers in AFA08 and manage to get some seriously funny “Kodak” moments with them. Grrr, sorry I’m always late for some updates, bloody ISP problem at the moment, and I was quite busy with a website project which got approval today, phew.