15 July 2013

CosFest XII

CosFest XII took place on 6 & 7 Jul 2013 @ D'Marquee, Downtown East, Pasir Ris, Singapore. It is the 12th year running for this cosplay festival which always grows bigger and better than the year before!

Photo: Interior of the D'Marquee Tent

Like-minded folks, together with their friends who are passionate about Japanese Popular Culture and Cosplay, attended the event to show their support and burning passion.

Photo: The Stage Area with an extended Fashion Walkway Platform.

While most of the event highlights happened on the stage, there were also many other interesting activities happening off the stage down onto the event grounds.

Photo: Captions Please

A total number of twenty(20) Doujin groups were invited to set-up booths and sell their merchandises. There was a massive number of visitors and customers crowding around the Doujin booths section!

Photo: A close-up look of a Doujin booth.

Doujin merchandises available for sale include but are not just limited can badges and printed artworks.

Photo: Hatsune Miku Itansha

Owners of bikes decorated with anime-related artworks were invited to showcase their rides on the event grounds.

Photo: House Rules @ The Itansha Showcase

There were house rules set to enforce safe behavior around the Itansha Showcase area.

Photo: Megurine Luka Itansha

It will be a lovely sight to see more Itansha rides travelling on the streets of Singapore.

Photo: K-ON! Itansha

Like-minded folks who are passionate about Japanese Popular Culture and happen to own vehicles are encouraged to decorate their rides to make the world a much more beautiful place.

Cosplay @ CosFest XII

Character: Mikasa Ackerman
Series: Shingeki no Kyojin
Cosplayer: Chibi Tako

Character: Eren Jaegar
Series: Shingeki no Kyojin
Cosplayer: Yosuke Sora

Character: Yoshino
Series: Date A Live
Cosplayer: Yukiko

Character: Suenaga Mirai (Summer Uniform ver.)
Series: Culture Japan
Cosplayer: ???

Photo: The outdoor area of CosFest XII.

CosFest is also an amazing event for Cosplay Photographers to practice their Cosplay Photography skills as it offers the best of both worlds with a dark indoor convention hall and sunny outdoor shooting location.

Character: Hatsune Miku
Series: Vocaloid
Cosplayer: Eileenspiration

Character: Doraemon Meido
Series: Original Character
Cosplayer: Midori Kame

Character: Caster
Series: Fate/Extra
Cosplayer: Yuuniic de Koneko

Character: Kagamine Len
Series: Vocaloid
Cosplayer: Yuki

Character: Nami (New World ver.)
Series: One Piece
Cosplayer: Morikawa Keiko

CosFest XII Round-Up

Photo: Contestants of World Cosplay Summit 2013 (Singapore)

  • Massive amount of Cosplay activities happening both on stage and event grounds.
  • Massive number of Doujin booths and merchandises available for sale.
  • Massive number of Cosplayers and Photographers supporting the event.
  • Everything is simply massive and super-sized @ CosFest XII!

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