Cosplay Masquerade will be on Saturday, August 8th, so come show off your cosplay on the Fort Mason Center main stage! All contestants will receive a special gift bag filled with J-POP goodies! Winners of the 2015 Cosplay Masquerade will receive premium prizes from our sponsors! Our judges this year are kimono-cosplay duo from Japan, YANAKIKU, COSKAMI founder Rick Mendez, Celebrity Cosplayer Dear Mariette and an ANIMATE representative will join!
◉ HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
This year we are taking pre-signups for WALK-ONs (no extended performances)
- Sign up with COSKAMI right here!
- After you sign up we’ll send you an email with details on how to submit your Cosplay for eligibility! We will need 2 photos of your Costume at any stage of construction.
- After you are approved we will send a final confirmation email to you.
- Approved Contestants must check in on Saturday Aug. 8th at the Coskami Table between 9am – 11am (updated!)
◉ Where to Sign-up onsite:
・Sign up on site – After the pre-sign up, if there are any slots open, you can come to Coskami’s table and sign up! Cosplayer individuals and groups who become finalists will walk the Fort Mason Center Stage!
・Location: COSKAMI DESK at Fort Mason Center (exact location to be announced soon)
・Day: August 8th (Sat) 9am – 11am (updated!)
◉ Winning Categories:
・Winner (Best Costume)
・Best Costume Runner Up
・Most Creative Costume
・Winners will receive premium prizes from sponsors, including a pass to AOD 2016 and prizes from COSKAMI and ANIMATE!
・All contestants will receive a special J-POP goodie bag with gifts from sponsors.
If you are under 18, we need you to bring a printed and signed copy of the parental (legal guardian)’s consent form for you to perform on stage. Please download from this page. Please submit the signed copy at check-in (once you qualify).
・Download form here ☞ 2015 Appearance Agreement UNDER18.pdf
*Contest participants will be subject to festival photography and videos (official and unofficial), and the result may appear in j-pop.com, J-POP SUMMIT’s future promotional materials, social medias, affiliated sites, and broadcasts of media partners and sponsors, as well as in NEW PEOPLE’s Flickr albums. J-POP SUMMIT does not take responsibility nor action for unofficial photos and images taken in our festival ground. When you join us at the wardrobe screening, we assume that you understand these facts.