Cosplay.ph, in cooperation with Brother Philippines, 99.5 Play FM and Animax is presenting its flagship cosplay convention, Cosplay Mania ’13 this coming October 5 and 6 at Function Room 3 to 5, SMX Convention Center in Pasay.
Now on its 6th year, Cosplay Mania ’13 promised to elevate cosplay to a new level with its contest and activities such as the Cosplay Solo Showdown, the Cosplay Team Battle, the Cyberzone Cosplay Grand Prix 2nd Heat, the Speed Eating and Drinking Contest, Costume Building Contests and Cosplay Snapshot Project.
The event also hosts the Finals of the 4th Cosplay Tournament of Champions or TORCH where the winning team will become country’s representative to the Asian Regional Cosplay Championships during the Anime Festival Asia 2013 in Singapore.
Cosplay Mania’ 13 is also bringing three renowned cosplayers from Japan namely, KANAME☆, Reika and Goldy. This is KANAME’s second visit to Manila while Reika had been invited to multiple cosplay events here in the Philippines. Goldy, who is well-known for his mecha costumes, will be his first time.
There is also an international guest panel composed of Indonesia’s Endless Illution (Pinky LuXun, Orochi X, Shinji X) for day one and Singapore cosplayers Jesuke, Vic, Viospace, and Starpolaris Reiko for day two.
Aside from the guest cosplayers, toys and sports online retail store GreatToysOnline.com will be bringing manga artists Bow Ditama (Fight Ippatsu! Juuden-Chan!!, Kiss x Sis) and Kaduho (Baby, Please Kill Me!) to Cosplay Mania ’13 for a manga session called ‘The Japan Artist Talks in Manila’ to be held on October 6 in SMX Convention Center 2nd Meeting Room. You can check the link for details.
Cosplay Mania ’13 tickets can bought in all SM Cinemas nationwide or online via SM Tickets. Ticket prices range from Php 150, which give you access up to Hall 4 or the ‘Merchandiser’s Hall’ to Php 250, which give you full access to all Halls.
animephproject is a media partner of Cosplay Mania ’13