Australia Wins World Cosplay Summit 2019

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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โญQUEST COMPLETEโญ ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บWE DID THE THING!!!๐ŸŒ We are K and Wirru, your #WCSTeamAustralia 2019, and the Grand Champions of the World Cosplay Summit 2019 ๐Ÿ’–โœจ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ˜ญโœจ๐Ÿ’– To everyone who has been with us on this journey; to our family and friends…Thankyou so, so much. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿปโœจ๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป . . . . Photo from #WCSTeamAustralia @worldcosplaysummit #wcs2019 #cosplay #monsterhuntercosplay #AzureStarlord #monsterhunterworld #leatherwork #armour #sewing #tailor #craft #cosplayersofinstagram

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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 Biorรฉ 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.