It was announced at Anime Festival Asia (AFA) 2012 that Section 8 from Singapore is this year’s champion of AFA Regional Cosplay Championships (RCC) 2012 Grand Finals.
Composed of Frank Koh (Raistlin) and Shinji, they were cosplaying as Kotetsu T. Kaburagi and Barnaby Brooks Jr. from anime series Tiger and Bunny. Raistlin is also a member of Team Singapore who won in the World Cosplay Summit 2012 in Japan.
Echow Eko and Sora Hua of Indonesia’s Daikon Sky took 1st runner up while Team Drachen of Thailand (Naoki and Aun) were 2nd Runner Up.
The RCC 2012 judges were “Gundam Master” Clive Lee and Toku cosplayer Richfield Edbert. Special guests of the competition were WCS 2012 Grand Champions, Japan’s Team Shikon and CLAS:H 2011 winner Team Lunar Asterisk. [link]
The order of performance on stage were the following: Team Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, and last Singapore.
The AFA Regional Cosplay Championships 2012 Grand Finals was held on November 11 in Singapore.