Happening this 15th and 16th October 2022 at 3 Damansara, Cosplay Carnival is bringing on the spooks for a weekend celebration of everything anime, cosplay and gaming! The event is FREE ENTRY and boasts an impressive line-up of over 70+ local cosplayers, doujin artists, and merchants for all to explore.
With Angie0_0 and Amelia Khor as the event’s special guests, exclusive performances by Pudds and DJ Taka Kazuki, and a collaboration with Nijikaeri Maid Cafe, there will be something for everyone this weekend! Let’s take a closer look at the biggest highlights:
Meet your idols at the Cosplay Alley
The “Cosplay” in Cosplay Carnival wouldn’t exist without these talented local cosplayers! Meet and greets, exclusive merchandise, and more will be available exclusively at the Cosplay Alley. Besides special guests Angie0_0 and Amelia Khor, notable names Pudds, Tsuyu-SEI, Vmeow, Momo.xoxo, Wenzi Dayooo, and Senyuki Cosplayer will also have booths this weekend.
For the full list of cosplayers and their social handles, click here!
An exciting showdown during the Cosplay Competition
Make sure to catch the Cosplay Competition happening on Day 2, featuring Amelia Khor, Angie0_0, and Momo Rex as the star-studded judges. Amelia Khor is a regular judge and performer for various cosplay events; Angie0_0 has been a cosplayer and costume maker for over a decade; while Momo Rex is a talented prop maker that creates professional-level props for cosplayers. With a total prize pool of RM2,000, we’re excited to see which cosplayer will come out on top!
Cat-themed maid cafe experience by Nijikaeri Maid Cafe
Have yet to experience the popular Japanese maid cafe culture? Join Nijikaeri Maid Cafe at their special cat-themed maid cafe exclusively at Cosplay Carnival, happening from 11am to 3pm each day. Slots are available for pre-booking now, so if you’ve made up your mind, make sure to sign up before the early slots are gone!
Support local artists at the Artist Corner
Drop by the Doujin Alley to check out the latest anime, comics, and gaming inspired arts and crafts from local artists. From handcrafted accessories from Fantasy Craftworks and Chika Handcraft, to Genshin Impact-inspired merchandise from JooIng Art and Butter-fly Anime Shop, you won’t want to miss this selection of artwork!
For the full list of doujin artists and their social handles, click here!
Special performances by Pudds, DJ Taka Kazuki & more!
More exciting performances will be going down on stage this weekend! TikTok star Pudds a.k.a. “Peribahasa Girl” is hosting a never-before-seen special stage event, while DJ Taka Kazuki is pumping up the hype with live DJ remixes of your favourite anime tunes. Follow the organisers Cosplay Fantasy for more stage announcements coming soon!
Get your game on at the Games Corner
In collaboration with Infinite Carnage and the Malaysian Touhou Brigade, the Games Corner will feature a DDR machine for attendees to play free of charge. Show off your best dance moves and participate in mini games to stand a chance to win prizes!
Bring home a free 4R print at the Photobooth
Before you go, don’t forget to collect your free 4R print at the sakura-themed photobooth, courtesy of Sotplugs Studio and Domain Animation. All you have to do is like Cosplay Fantasy, Sotplugs Studio, and Domain Animation on Facebook and a free 4R print of your photoshoot will be printed on the spot. What a nice memory to bring home!
To help you plan your route for the weekend, check out the full event layout here.