World Cosplay Summit 2016 | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Nagoya Station 

[World Cosplay Summit 2016]

Cosplayers converging on Nagoya from more than 20 countries around world

Every year since it began in 2003, this cosplayers' festival has seen more and more people gather from all over the world to be a part of it. Besides all the cosplay parades and other events, the festival also includes a championship in which high-level cosplayers bring to life characters from Japanese manga and anime, and the very worlds they inhabit, and compete to find out who is the best cosplayer in the world. The festival is by cosplayers, for cosplayers. Of course, there's plenty of fun to be had just by going along and looking at all the great cosplay on display...but there's even more to be had if you take part.
Date  July 30th to August 7th, 2016
Venue 1-13-2 Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi ("The Theater" in the Aichi Art Center) and other places
Phone +81-52-962-2003 (Japanese only)
Fee A 2,500 yen, S 3,000 yen, SS 5,000 yen
* See the official website for details.
Access Take the Higashiyama Line of the Nagoya Municipal Subway from "Nagoya Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 5 minutes, alight at "Sakae Station" and walk for approx. 3 minutes.

updated on Aug 31, 2016

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