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Monday, July 20, 2009

World Cosplay Summit

世界コスプレサミット

The World Cosplay Summit will be held next month at Oasis 21 in Sakae, Nagoya on the 2nd of August. A parade of contestants takes place the day before in Osu Kannon on August 1.

Cosplay

Sponsored by TV Asahi the international Cosplay competition has been held in Nagoya since 2005 and is now supported by various Japanese government agencies.

Contestants come from Brazil, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Thailand and the USA as well as Japan. Brazil won the overall prize in 2008.

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