28 August 2015

EOY Cosplay Festival 2015

Photo: Overview of the EOY Cosplay Festival 2015 event location.

EOY Cosplay Festival 2015 is a community-centric Japanese Popular Culture event which took placed on 15 - 16 August 2015 at the Marina Barrage in Singapore. Many like-minded folks from different walks of life with similar interests and hobbies attended the event to celebrate their love and passion for Japanese Popular Culture. We take a look at the contents available and activities happening at this event!


Game Experience Zone: My Princess is the Cutest

Photo: Overview of the My Princess is the Cutest Booth @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015

My Princess is the Cutest is a smart device game which launched in the same period and made an appearance at EOY Cosplay Festival 2015 with a line-up of activities and attractive prizes to be won at its booth.


Photo: Close-up look at the My Princess is the Cutest Booth @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015


Photo: Event visitors trying out the My Princess is the Cutest game.

Folks who have not seen, heard, or even tried their hands on the actual game can give it a shot at this demo station.


Photo: Spinning wheel game with guaranteed prizes to be won.

Aside from the game itself, there is an on-site spinning wheel game with attractive prizes to be won.


Photo: An event visitor playing the spinning wheel game.

Players who like the game's Facebook Page and installed the game on their smart device get up to 4 attempts to spin the wheel.


Photo: Various prizes available for grabs based on the outcome of the spinning wheel game.

After exhausting all of the attempts available at the spinning wheel game, the player gets to choose one prize out of all the results.


Photo: My Princess is the Cutest themed EZ-Link Card Sticker.


Photo: My Princess is the Cutest themed Character Keychain.


Photo: My Princess is the Cutest themed Wrist Support Mousepad.

Doll Showcase: The Adventures of Fujiwara Yukino

Photo: Overview of the Doll Showcase booth.

Lovers and collectors of various kinds of fashion dolls have gathered and set up a showcase of their lovely daughters.


Photo: Various kinds of dolls showcased together.

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Photo: Overview of dolls with mechanical themed additions.


Photo: Close-up look of dolls with mechanical themed additions.


Photo: Dolls dressed up as characters from KanColle.

The Artist Alley: Doujin Artworks & Merchandises

Photo: Overview of the Artist Alley.

Doujin Artisans and Groups have set up booths to offer their latest works of art and creative services.


Photo: Close-up look at one of the exhibitor booths in the Artist Alley.

The Doujin Merchandises range from small prints and can badges to keychains and lifestyle goods.


Photo: Can badges from various Anime / Game series.


Photo: Artwork prints from various Anime / Game series.


Photo: Character keychains from various Anime / Game series.


Photo: Overview of an exhibitor booth offering handmade plush toy products.


Photo: Close-up look of the handmade plush toy exhibitor booth.

The Stage Area: Song and Dance Performances

Photo: Overview of the stage area with song and dance performances.

The stage area is one of the experience zones where folks can spend hours enjoying great song and dance performances.


Photo: A community talent doing a song performance on stage.

The performers on stage are made up of members from the Japanese Popular Culture community.


Photo: Crowds watching and cheering for the performers on stage.

They are not superstars or idols, but are able to draw the undivided attention of huge crowds!


Photo: A group of community talents doing a dance performance on stage.


Photo: A trio of community talents doing a dance performance on stage.


Photo: Guest Cosplayers Candi & Sou doing a singing and dancing performance on stage.


Video Source: EOYOfficial

Enjoy a video of the Guest Cosplayers Candi & Sou performing on stage recorded and published on YouTube by the EOY Team.


Photo: Guest Cosplayer Weon Haur performing a Cosplay skit on stage.


Photo: Guest Cosplayers Candi and Sou doing another set of singing performance on stage.


Video Source: EOYOfficial

Another video of the Guest Cosplayers Candi & Sou performing on stage recorded and published on YouTube by the EOY Team.


Photo: Guest Cosplayer Weon Haur performing another set of Cosplay skit on stage.

Meet & Greet Experience Zone: Cheki with Candi and Sou

Photo: A pop culture fan posing with Guest Cosplayer Candi for Cheki.

At the end of their performance on stage, the guest cosplayers offer fans a chance to meet and greet them through a cheki session.


Photo: A pop culture fan posing with Guest Cosplayer Sou for Cheki.


Photo: Guest Cosplayer Candi signing and decorating the Cheki.

For an affordable price, fans can pose for photos with their favorite guest cosplayers.


Photo: Guest Cosplayer Candi posing for Cheki with a pop culture fan.

The guest cosplayers will also offer to decorate the instant photo prints.


Photo: Guest Cosplayer Candi signing and decorating the Cheki.

Cosplay Experience Zone: Japanese Popular Culture Community

Photo: A wall of photographers capturing photos of Cosplayers.

The long wait is over as we take a look at the beautiful cosplay works of the Japanese Popular Culture community!


Photo: Cosplayers @ EOY Cosplayer Festival 2015


Photo: Cosplayer @ EOY Cosplayer Festival 2015


Photo: Cosplayer @ EOY Cosplayer Festival 2015


Photo: Cosplayer @ EOY Cosplayer Festival 2015


Photo: Cosplayer @ EOY Cosplayer Festival 2015


Photo: Cosplayer @ EOY Cosplayer Festival 2015

Itasha & Itansha Showcase

Photo: Overview of vehicles decorated with Anime characters and artworks.

Vehicle owners who love Japanese Popular Culture decorated their rides and put them up for a showcase.


Photo: Close-up look at an Itansha @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015

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Photo: Close-up look at an Itansha @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015


Photo: Close-up look at an Itansha @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015


Photo: Close-up look at an Itasha @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015


Photo: Close-up look at an Itasha's Bonnet @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015


Photo: Close-up look at another Itasha @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015


Photo: Close-up look at another Itasha's Bonnet @ EOY Cosplay Festival 2015

Maid & Butler Theme Cafe: Doki Doki Hearts

Photo: Overview of the Doki Doki Hearts maid and butler theme cafe.

Feeling hungry, thirsty, tired, or perhaps just curious about how it is like being served in a theme cafe?
The Doki Doki Hearts Maid & Butler Theme Cafe has got you covered!


Photo: Various food and beverages served at the cafe.

The food and dessert served include an onigiri (rice ball) from Samurice and frozen yoghurt from Happy Ice.


Photo: Cafe staff maid serving and playing games with a customer.

Theme cafes are not just about food and drinks, but also a place where you can have fun with the service staff.


Photo: The donut stacking cup topples over after losing balance.


Photo: A customer posing for cheki with a cafe staff maid.

Aside from the food and game, customers can also pose for a photo with a cafe staff of their choice and get the instant photo decorated.

Bonus Experience Zone: Cosplay Dance Flash Mob

Photo: Cosplayers singing and dancing in the midst of the event grounds.

Flash mobs are not a new concept but it is always a refreshing and exciting experience to see cosplayers around you start dancing to popular songs and also in sync, transforming what seems to be the ordinary event grounds that we usually walk about into a dance floor!


Photo: Cosplayers singing and dancing in the midst of the event grounds.


Photo: Cosplayers singing and dancing in the midst of the event grounds.

Round-up: EOY Cosplay Festival 2015

Photo: Overview of the stage area at EOY Cosplay Festival 2015.

EOY Cosplay Festival 2015 is more than just a Cosplay event presented with many more contents and elements from the Japanese Popular Culture scene. Regardless of whether you are a Cosplayer or not, there is always something there for folks from exhibitions and stage performances to merchandise shopping and theme cafe.

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