The World Cosplay Summit announced in a Facebook post on Sunday that Australia took first place in this year’s competition. The second and third places went to the USA and France respectively. The finals took place in Nagoya.
K, one of the two winning cosplayers, posted photos from the event and a notice about her team’s victory on Twitter and Instagram.
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⭐QUEST COMPLETE⭐ 🇦🇺WE DID THE THING!!!🌏 We are K and Wirru, your #WCSTeamAustralia 2019, and the Grand Champions of the World Cosplay Summit 2019 💖✨😭🌏🇦🇺🌏😭✨💖 To everyone who has been with us on this journey; to our family and friends…Thankyou so, so much. 👌🏻💪🏻✨💖🌏🇦🇺🌏💖💪🏻👌🏻 . . . . Photo from Manten-web.jp #WCSTeamAustralia @worldcosplaysummit @cosplayers.global #wcs2019 #cosplay #monsterhuntercosplay #AzureStarlord #monsterhunterworld #leatherwork #armour #sewing #tailor #craft #cosplayersofinstagram
🇦🇺WE DID THE THING!!!🌏
We are Wirru and K, your #WCSTeamAustralia 2019, and the Grand Champions of the World Cosplay Summit 2019 💖✨😭🌏🇦🇺🌏😭✨💖
To everyone who has been with us on this journey; to our… https://t.co/SMYGnGkvU5
— KCoz✨➡️🐱✨ World Cosplay Summit Finals, Japan (@K_fufu) August 4, 2019
In addition, the World Cosplay Summit gave out special awards named after the event’s sponsors. China took the Air Asia Award, Chile won the Futaba Award, the U.S. won the Bioré Award, and Germany claimed the Brother Award.
The World Cosplay Summit is a cosplay festival that first kicked off in 2003. Cosplayers from around the world represent their country in the event to decide the world’s best cosplay. Last year, representatives from 38 countries and regions competed for the largest WCS event to date.