Win great prizes at Hyper Japan!


Article by PerrinAshcroft posted Wednesday 22nd September 2010

Next week sees the arrival of Hyper Japan London 2010. This is going to a be huge Japanese pop culture event running from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd October. The event itself looks to have an impressive line up of activities including street fashion, voice actors, manga seminars, and anime screenings. There's also going to be an array of Japanese goods on sale including a chance to sample a whole variety of Japanese foods.

Now what's really going to matter to cosplayers is that there are going to be three cosplay competitions running over the course of the weekend. With the top prize being a holiday to Japan including 5 nights in a 4-star hotel so read on for more details.

Hyper Japan UK Cosplay Award

The main competition runs on the Saturday. You need to sign up as pair by this Friday 24th September. Then on the day if your cosplay skills impress a panel of top cosplay judges the most then you will both win a flights to Tokyo where you will stay in the 4-star park hotel.

Grand International Cosplay Ball Talent Search

On the Sunday of Hyper Japan there will be a cosplay talent competition. Once again you need to register by this Friday to be eligible. If you can prove you have the right stuff you'll win an all expenses paid trip for two to London and most important a chance to perform live on stage at this year's Grand International Cosplay Ball.


Running on Saturday and Sunday at 3pm this event is open to individual cosplayers and groups of all ages. Just sign up on the day to be in with the chance of winning some other great prizes.

For more details and for sign ups check out the Hyper Japan site: