Cosplay Mania is an event held annually in Philippines since 2008.
This year’s Cosplay Mania was held during October 1 and 2 at the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia complex. As the name implies, the event is highly centered around cosplay, with all sorts of contests such as a Cosplay Tournament of Champions; a Costume Building Contest; a cosplay video contest etc.; and activities such as cosplay workshops, Cosmaker Battle Royale, Team Cosplay Checkmate among others. [..]
Connichi is one of Germany‘s biggest anime/manga conventions. This year’s Connichi took place between September 16-18 at the Kongress Palais Kassel in Kassel, and it gathered around 18.000 attendees during the 3 days of the convention. [..]
The second Animania Festival to take place in Sydney this year was held during September 17-18 at the Australian Technology Park. The event features a lot of of amazing guests, especially cosplay guests, but not only, as well as all sorts of other activities such as a maid cafe, a food fair, a gaming zone, karaoke, panels etc. This is also where the final round for the World Cosplay Summit Team Australia competition takes place. [..]
Dragon*Con is a convention from Atlanta, Georgia, held anually over the Labor Day weekend. It’s a pretty long-running convention, as it first started out in 1987, and now, in 2011, it has over 46.000 people attending! The 4-day event is packed full with tons of workshops and panels, contests, special guests, cosplay etc. You’re bound to find something worth doing at this event! [..]
The 80th edition of Comiket took place on August 12-14 at the usual Tokyo Big Sight. You gotta admit, 80 is an impressive number, and this is an event that only started out with a reported number of 600 attendees in 1975 when it first started out. [..]