Here are the winners of the recently concluded Cosplay Costume of the Year 2011 and the 5th Philippine Cosplay Convention Group and Individual Cosplay Competition.
The 5th PCC was held last March 3 at Robinsons Place Manila Midtown Atrium and it was organized by Cosplay.ph and Hobbiworx in cooperation with Robinsons Place Manila.
Cosplay Costume of Year 2011 Winners
Best Creature/Mecha – Abraham Cruz as Zodiac Twelve (Exteel)
Best Crossplay – Marky Ilano as Cure Black (Futari Wa Precure Max Heart)
Best Child – Bolen Lareza as Wyvern Rhadamanthys (Saint Seiya Lost Canvass)
Best Female – Ces Ignacio aka Ikumi Ces as Priscilla awakened being (Claymore)
Best Male – AC Hernandez as Judge Magister Gabranth (Final Fantasy XII / Final Fantasy Dissidia / FInal Fantasy Dissidia Duodecim)
Philippine Cosplay Convention Cosplay Competition
A total of 150 cosplayers participated in the catwalk for the individual cosplay competition. From 150, it was trimmed down to 12 in which the cosplayers answer various questions from the judges.
The judges were Ed Patacsil (Robinsons Manila Marketing Officer), AC Fernandez and Zhel Guiral (Torch II Grand Champions), Guy Singzon (veteran cosplayer and costume maker) and Jojo Delos Santos.
Here are the winners:
Best Group Cosplay – Darna Group headed by Herbert Chavez as Darna
Best Historical Impression – Arnel Seryoso
Special Award (Cubizone Choice Award) – Sochi Domingo as Bahamut (Final Fantasy X)
Best Filipino Cosplayer – Jonathan Salazar as Julio Valiente (San Basilio – Film)
Best Performance – Michael Masalonga
Best in Craftmanship – Lizelle Azionge as Neytiri (Avatar)
Best Mecha/Creature – Cornelio Cruz as Zodiac Twelve (Exteel)
Best Child – Belldandy Grimarez as Gundam Age
Best Female – Izabel Cortez as Sarah Kerigan – Infected (StarCraft)
Best Male – Herbert Chavez as Superman
Winners of the cosplay competition were given award certificates and cash worth of gift certificates.ERRATUM: Ms Ces Ignacio was proclaimed as CCY 2011 Best Female Cosplayer, not Mika Valencia as earlier posted.