The world’s largest international cosplay event, World Cosplay Summit organized by World Cosplay Summit Executive Committee, will be held for the 13th time from July 25 until August 2 in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture. This year, 26 teams (24 countries and 2 regions) are participating in the event including four countries that are joining for the first time.

During the event period, there will be cosplay parade, exhibitions, and other festivities related to cosplay held in different places within Nagoya. For more detailed information and ticket information, please check the updates on the official website. Below are the information available as of today.

©World Cosplay Summit 2014
©World Cosplay Summit 2014


Major Events and Venues

July 25 (Sat)
Opening Ceremony & All-night Cosplay Event @ Laguna Ten Bosch
*Laguna Ten Bosch will be reserved all-night for the party!

July 28 (Tue)
Cosplay Event Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Meiji-Mura @ The Museum Meiji-Mura
*For the first time, the Museum Meiji-Mura will be open for cosplayers! Enjoy photo shoots with the preserved buildings and settings from the Meiji period.

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August 1 (Sat)
World Cosplay Championship @ Aichi Arts Center Concert Hall
World Karaoke Grand Prix 2015, and Live “World Cosplay Championship” Viewing and Talk Show @ Oasis 21

August 2 (Sun)
Nagoya Ani-son Festival 2015 @ Aichi Arts Center Concert Hall
Niconico Cospllection @ Oasis 21

Participating Countries

Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, USA, Philippines (New), Portugal (New), Kuwait (New), and Vietnam (New).

Official Website

For more information and further updates, please check the official website.
(Available in Japanese, English, and Chinese)
World Cosplay Summit 2015