17 December 2012

EOY Cosplay Festival 2012

EOY Cosplay Festival 2012 is a community-based Japanese Popular Culture event held at the Marina Barrage in Singapore on 09 December 2012. Like-minded folks flocked to grace the event and celebrated their interests and passion in Japanese Popular Culture through Cosplay, Stage Performance, or simply shopping for related merchandises.

An overview of the Marina Barrage where EOY Cosplay Festival 2012 is held.

The entrance banner which also serves as a 'Login' point for folks who might want to give their hands a try at the real-life Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) game developed and managed by Cute~Pop.

The EOY Quest Booth where folks can find out more about the real-life MMORPG game as well as picking up some tips and tricks from the Game Masters (GM). Next to it is the KiraCandy booth where folks can learn more about the girls, take photos, and buy the official merchandises.

An overview of the exhibitor booths and stage area.

A ground-level look at the exhibitor booths area.

A glance at one of the exhibitor booths selling some kind of pixelated merchandises made out of plastic bits.

A close-up look at the pixelated merchandises.

The stage area where registered and auditioned performers will showcase their singing and dancing talents to the local Japanese Popular Culture Community of Singapore.

The Meido Ryokan where folks can take a break, interact with the maids, and also take polaroid photographs with them!

Which one of the maids is your type? ^^;

An exhibition of dolls brought to the booth by their respective owners.
The booth is managed by comrade Fujiwara Yukino.

A close-up look at one of the dolls on display.

An exhibition of a Mirai Millennium Itasha, which is owned by a member of the local Japanese Popular Culture Community of Singapore, has been parked within the event grounds .

Character: Ozma Lee
Series: Macross Frontier
Cosplayer: Jokumi

The Sheryl Nome (Macross Fronter) Itansha, is designed, developed, and managed by comrade Rodney, who also manages the ProjS Sticker Arts business which offers fully customizable decals for almost anything!

Character: Hatsune Miku (Halloween ver.)
Cosplayer: Jureen Tan

Character: Chii
Cosplayer: Katrina (Taiwan)

Character: Ika Musume
Series: Shinryaku! Ika Musume
Cosplayer: Yivon

Character: Fubuki Hayane
Series: Shining Hearts
Cosplayer: Estelle

Character: Kazanari Tsubasa
Series: Senki Zesshou Symphogear
Cosplayer: Melanie Joanne

The Cosplay Parade

Cosplayers from the community formed up and initiated a cosplay parade, which started in the evening, marched collectively around the event grounds in celebration of their interest and passion in Japanese Popular Culture.

EOY Cosplay Festival 2012 & You

Have you attended EOY Cosplay Festival 2012?
Which is your favorite activity at the event?
Are you looking forward to another year of EOY Cosplay Festival 2013?

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