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U.K. Team Wins World Cosplay Summit 2023

The official Facebook account for the World Cosplay Summit (WCS) announced this year’s full awards list on Saturday.

  • 1st Place and Grand Champion: U.K.
  • 2nd Place: Latvia
  • 3rd Place: Mexico
  • Alumni Category / Tamakoshi Award: Latvia
  • Action Category / SAMURAI ENERGY Award: Indonesia
  • Dramatic Category / Nagoya University of the Arts Award: Vietnam
  • Sound and Direction Category / ANIMAX MUSIX Award: Belgium
  • Costume Making Category / Brother Award: U.K.
  • Best Armor Category / Project A-kon Award: Portugal
  • Celebrating the Joy of Cosplay Category / Famoré Cutlery Award: Brazil
  • Holiday Matsuri Award: South Korea

The official Twitter account for the event also posted pictures from each winner accepting their awards. Below are the winners of 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place:

1st Place: U.K. featuring Clood and Tsupo

2nd Place: Latvia featuring SayoChuu and Saber

3rd Place: Mexico featuring Chris and Lorraine

The full list of countries and teams that participated in this year’s event is available here. Teams from 33 countries participated in this year’s event.

The event is taking place through Sunday, and is being livestreamed. The archive of the livestream for Saturday’s winners announcements is available here.

The 2022 event took place from August 5-7 at Oasis 21, Hisaya Odori Park, Osu Shopping Street, and several other locations in and around Nagoya.

The WCS event hosted both physical and online events in 2021. The physical event took place at various locations centered around Oasis 21 in Nagoya. WCS included cosplay events with photoshoots and stage events, as well as a video cosplay championship.

The event canceled its Championship and International Representative events in 2020 due to the pandemic, and instead held a “Cosplay Summit Online Presentation.”

Source: World Cosplay Summit‘s Facebook page



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