After recently visiting the Armageddon Expo in Melbourne, I was amazed in looking in the commitment that cosplayer showed when the put on their costumes. Those convention hall are very sweaty, sticky and crowded, so wearing a floor length leather coat with a keyblade would be exceptionally uncomfortable. Yet they look so good!
Well all costume obsessed individuals can see people with some massive sewing and designing skills at this years Madman National Cosplay Championship on 5th Novemeber in Brisbane. Seven finalists from all over Australia competiting in events in 2011 at Supanova in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth as well as AVCON in Adelaide. These finalists will compete for the title of Australias Best Cosplayer and win the coverted first prize – a trip to Tokyo, Japan. The home of Cosplay!
For the first time, the championship will form the centre piece of a full scale Supanova Expo Event. The grand final will kick off at 1:30pm at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane and will be broadcast live from 1:45pm QST (2:45pm ESDT, 11:45am WST) online exclusively at www.madman.com.au/cosplay .
It should be lots of fun and we should take the time to show our support for the participants who put so much time and effort into the cosplay outfits.