The World Cosplay Summit, a competition

between the world’s greatest cosplayers,

is coming to Nagoya again this year!



With the addition of two new teams,

Bulgaria and Costa Rica, more than 30 countries and regions

will be represented at this grand gathering in Nagoya!


The main event, the World Cosplay Championship,

will be held on Sunday, August 5th!

Which team will take home the victory this year?



Last year’s champions, the pair from WCS2017 team China, will be taking part as judges.



Of course, cosplay photo opportunities

at the ever-popular Oasis 21 will be allowed again this year!


And for the first time, this year’s event grants you the chance

to take cosplay photos around Nagoya Castle, as well.



** Peatix offers limited tickets for people who live outside of Japan. **


Special Guest

Singer: Ichirou Mizuki


Ichirou Mizuki is a pioneer singer best known for his work on theme songs for anime. He is referred to by fans and fellow performers alike as the Aniki (アニキ"big brother") of the anison, or anime music genre. After making his debut in July 1968, Hayakawa recorded the opening theme for anime and tokusatsu like Genshi shonen Ryu, Mazinger Z, Captain Tsubasa, Captain Harlock, Masked Rider Series in the following years. Until now, he has recorded over 1200 songs for various soundtracks as well as original singles and albums. 2018 marks his 50th anniversary since his debut.


Guest Judges
Chief Judge
Toru Furuya
Ichirou Mizuki
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Artistic Director
Daisuke Tsuda
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Tatsumi Inui
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Cosplay Championsip 2017
Grand Prix
WCS2017 Team China

and more!!


-------------------★★Peatix Privilege★★-------------------

We’re providing special arena seats up close to the stage!

Watch and enjoy as the championship performances

unfold right in front of you on the nearby stage!

-------------------------Event Overview-------------------------------


Event World Cosplay Championship 2018

Date and time Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 4 p.m. JST (open 3 p.m. JST)

Place Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium 1st Arena

Ticket cost 2000 JPY

(includes seat ticket and original World Cosplay Summit goods)

Event website http://www.worldcosplaysummit.jp/en/


** Peatix offers limited tickets for people who live outside of Japan. **


* The plan will go on, rain or shine. 

* These tickes are going on sale before sales open within Japan.

* There is a limited number of tickets available, so if you want to attend please don’t hesitate to purchase.




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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM JST
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Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium 1st Arena
Championship Arena Seats for people who live outside of Japan ¥2,000

Combini / ATM payment will be closed at the end of Aug 4, 2018.

Venue Address
1-1 Ninomaru Naka Ward Nagoya City Japan
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