Thousands of anime fans and cosplay aficionados have converged here at the SMX Convention Center Function Halll 5 for Cosplay Mania’s First day today, October 02.
**These are the updates for today, stay tuned tomorrow for another round of coverage from the SMX Convention Center.
09:05pm – The Winners for the Individual Cosplay Competition has been announced.
Best in Craftsmanship: Cosplayer #78
Best in Performance: Cosplayer #57
Best Anime/Manga: Cosplayer #89, Maria Reyes as “Ester Blanchett” (Trinity Blood)
Best Comics/Western Animation: Cosplayer #69, Erwin Luarca as “Bumblebee” (Transformers)
Best Live Action/Movie/TV Series: Cosplayer #97, Gibbs Sabun as Kamen Rider (?)
Best Video Game: Cosplayer #16, Stephanie Sunterel
Best Chibi: Cosplayer #02, Zyr Salazar as Red Ranger (Power Rangers: Jungle Force)
Best Male: Cosplayer #60, Christian Ramos
Best Female: Cosplayer #27, MJ Lee as Kagamine Rin (Vocaloid)
Overall Champion: Cosplay #12: Guy Singson
08:55pm – The Winners for the “Cosplay Snapshot Prohect” has been announced.
5th Place: Marwin Angelitud
4th Place: Roy Francisco
3rd Place: Darryl Pobre
2nd Place: Dennis Lee
1st Place: Joseph Impas
06:20pm – The Presentation for the Finalists of Cosplay’s “Tournament of Champions” (TorCh) has started.
06:10pm – Currently Presenting submitted videos for “Lights! Camera! Cosplay!” competition.
05:56pm – Individual Cosplay Competition has ended, Cosplay Competitors totaled at 99.
04:45pm – Individual Cosplay Competition has started.
04:40pm – All those who have waited for long in the ticket line have alreasdy bought their tickets.
02:29pm – Long lines were apparent during the first few hours of the event that only pre-sold ticket holders were the ones able to go inside the venue.
A media crew from GMA Network were spotted along with scores of cosplay photographers hoping to get snaphots from cosplayers.
Expected to be held at the first day are cosplay workshops and the individual cosplay competition.
DISCLAIMER: The list herein where given based on what ZEN Otaku Honbu reporter has heard during the presentation of winners. If you have any corrections or additional information, Please feel free to contact us.
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