14 July 2014

CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy



CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy happened on the 05 - 06 Jul 2014 @ D'Marquee, Downtown East, Singapore. It is an annual cultural festival which brings together the best of visual artists, singers, dancers, cosplayers, photographers, and many other folks from all walks of life to celebrate their love for Japanese Popular Culture.


The Event Location

Photo: Exterior view of the D'Marquee Tentage.

The event took place at D'Marquee, a humongous and sturdy tentage situated in the midst of a grass field.


Photo: Interior view and stage area of the D'Marquee Tentage.

The interior of the tentage plays host to many of the event's core activities such as the stage performances, exhibitions, and merchant booths.


Photo: CosCards Wall @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

For the first time ever, a CosCards Wall has been set up in the event for cosplayers to post up and showcase their CosCards with members of the community.


Photo: Grafitti Wall @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

The grafitti wall has been set up in in the event for everyone to express their interest, hobby, and passion in drawing as well as showcasing their talents to the community.


Photo: Pan In The Box Booth @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Commercial merchants have made their presence at the event, offering their goods and services to the community.


Photo: More Commercial Booths @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Folks have been crowding and shopping around at the merchant booths throughout the event.


Photo: Phantasy Star Online 2 Booth @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

The event also serves as a soft launch platform for Phantasy Star Online 2 (SEA) by AsiaSoft.
Up to 4 random folks can team up together and try out a time attack challenge at the gaming workstations.


Photo: Rolling Bunnies Doujin Group @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Doujin Groups have also set up booths at the event to offer their fanmade creations to the community.
Featured here is the Rolling Bunnies doujin group posing for a photo with a member cosplaying as Nyaruko from the popular Haiyore! Nyaruko-san series.


Photo: Doujin Merchandises up for offer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

The first half of calendar year 2014 has been a No Game No Life festival as not just one, but many other doujin groups were also offering fanmade creations of this Anime series.

The Cosplayers

Photo: Cosplayers @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Sherlock Shellinford , Hercule Barton , Cordelia Glauca , Nero Yuzurizaki
Series: Futari wa Milky Holmes

Cosplay is the heart and soul of the CosFest series of events!


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Minami Kotori
Series: Love Live! School Idol Project


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Ciel Phantomhive
Series: Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler)


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Tokisaki Kurumi
Series: Date A Live


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Lenalee Lee
Series: D.Gray-man


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Yuuki Asuna (Titania)
Series: Sword Art Online (Alfheim Online)


Photo: Cosplayers @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

We came across Japanese cosplayers who came down to celebrate their passion of their homeland's sub-culture. ^^;


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Ayase Eli
Series: Love Live! School Idol Project


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Yazawa Nico & Nishikino Maki
Series: Love Live! School Idol Project


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Dracule Mihawk
Series: One Piece


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Kinoshita Ringo (Kusakabe Yuka)
Series: Nourin


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Satomi Rentaro
Series: Black Bullet


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Choudokyuu Senkan Kongou
Series: Kantai Collection ~KanColle~


Photo: Cosplayer @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy

Character(s): Ahri
Series: League of Legends

CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy Round-up

Photo: Members of the J-Culture Community enjoying themselves @ CosFest XIII - The Final Fantasy.

The CosFest series of events have always provided new, refreshing, and lasting experiences for returning visitors as well as eye-opening first impressions for new visitors. A cosplay festival staying true and loyal to its roots of celebrating the cosplay hobby at the heart and soul of the event!

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