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London Film & Comic Con

Article by Amy Lou (Amy-Lou) posted Friday 29th June 2012

A reminder to anyone attending LFCC next weekend (6th-8th July) that this year they've moved from their usual London venue to the Olympia Grand Hall. Please make sure you're travelling to the right place! For those who haven't been to LFCC before cosplay is really growing at this event, so check out what's on offer in the Cosplay Zone and any Game of Thrones fans are in for a treat with the chance to get photos on The Iron Throne!

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Eurocosplay qualifier results & Cosplay Night in Croydon

Article by Amy Lou (Amy-Lou) posted Wednesday 30th May 2012

We have our first UK representative for Eurocosplay! Congratulations to Yukioto who beat off the competition at May Expo in his Five Star Stories costume. He'll go onto compete against the rest of Europe at October Expo alongside our 2nd UK representative, to be selected at Amecon in August. We can't wait to see who'll join him!

London-based and stuck for something to do over the long bank holiday weekend? Then check out Bad Apple in Croydon who are holding their Cosplay Night on Monday June 4th. All types of cosplay welcome (free entry with a costume!) and there will be a variety of events throughout the night with a best dressed competition, professional photographer and retro games stall alongside a night of good music. Check out the Bad Apple facebook page for more information, please note this event is 18+ due to the venue!

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Last stage of Coscraft Wig Masters 2012!

Article by Kat B (Delusional) posted Saturday 5th May 2012

We're into the final stage of Coscraft Wig Masters 2012 where it's all down to you guys to pick the winner! Vote for your favourite stylist via their facebook group before the 20th May, and they could win up to £300 worth of wigs from Coscraft.co.uk. Remember that you have to click LIKE on the album cover pic to count.

Vote for your favourite stylist on Facebook now!

Also if you've been hiding under a rock for the last few weeks you may have missed this, but even if you haven't you should watch it again! Nert from ManyLemons.co.uk has gone back to his video roots and made an awesome cosplay video from his footage at Kitacon 4. Check it out at www.manylemons.co.uk or youtube.

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Euro Cosplay 2012

Article by Amy Lou (Amy-Lou) posted Tuesday 17th April 2012

EuroCosplay launches for the 3rd year running, this time even bigger at 26 countries with the addition of Romania, Turkey and Russia! A huge competition looking at both craftsmanship and performance with each country sending two representatives to battle it out at London MCM Expo in October.

The first UK round of Euro Cosplay 2012 qualifiers is not far off, hosted at London MCM Expo 25-27th May 2012. Be sure to grab your chance to enter as registration for the masquerade opens tonight!

If you won't be ready by May or fancy a second attempt, the final qualifier will be at AmeCon in August. Returning to Keele University, Staffs, Amecon registration is now open and competition details will be released closer to the event.

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Team UK Announced

Article by Amy Lou (Amy-Lou) posted Tuesday 28th February 2012

Another Hyper Japan over and a huge congratulations to our new UK representatives!

Sands and Cosplex went through to qualify as the first ever UK team for the World Cosplay Summit and will be heading to Nagoya, Japan in the summer.

Yuka and Dahlia took the pairs crown with Nomes winning the solo entry for the European Cosplay Gathering and they will represent the UK in the finals at Japan Expo in Paris!

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Hyper Japan - entry deadline 12th Feb!

Article by Kat B (Delusional) posted Saturday 11th February 2012

Hey guys, just a quick reminder that the last date to enter the various cosplay competitions and events for this year's Hyper Japan is tomorrow, 12th February! All three events, the COSparade, WCS and ECG require online registration prior to the event, so now is your last chance to get on stage, wow the audience and perhaps be flown across the world to take part in an international competition!

They've just announced their judges for the weekend; double-WCS champions (2006 & 2011) Mauricio And Mônica Somenzari from Brazil, and two representatives from BekkHans Studios, which has been creating props, set design and concept art for many years in the movie and entertainment industry. Check out the projects they have worked on at the Bekkhans Studios website. Founder John Bekkensten will be on the judging panel, alongside concept artist Adelaïde Filippe, who is also a cosplayer and has been involved with ECG and WCS judging in previous years.

With these guys as judges, you'll be in good hands! Make sure to check out the info on the Hyper Japan cosplay page, and sign up by tomorrow!

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