Cosplay Competition

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Cosplayers, let your talent shine and show us what you can do on our AniManGaki stage!
Challenge yourself and take a shot at our RM4,700+ prize pool!

Competition Prizes


worth of cash & goodies


worth of cash & goodies


worth of cash & goodies

Consolation (2x)

worth of cash & goodies

Crowd Favourite 

worth of cash & goodies

Come & be the very best, like no one ever was!


Yee Hoong

Yeehoong, the best props maker.


Shinku_真紅 is a Malaysian cosplayer with more than 10 years of cosplay experience under her belt. Together with her teammate, she was the Malaysian representative for Clara Cow’s Cosplay Cup 2017 at Animecon in Netherlands, and also World Cosplay Summit at Nagoya in 2018. Shinku_真紅 has also worked with various reputable companies such as Garena Free Fire and Skyforge. Apart from competing in cosplay competitions and appearances at events, she was also invited at various events as a Cosplay Competition Judge both locally and overseas.

Rikka Blurhound

With 10 years of experience in Cosplay, Rikka is a popular talent amongst commercial and community events locally and internationally. Rikka has won placements in Competitions such as Judge’s Choice in Game Start Singapore and Judged for International Competitions such as Clash Medan Indonesia. Commended for her character accuracy and professionalism, Rikka has worked with brands such as MTV Asia, Riot League of Legends, Shopee, AMD and Acer. In 2022, she is in a constant struggle with eating hotpot and being on a diet to look better in cosplays. Apparently caffeine doesn’t keep her awake anymore.

Rules & Regulations

This competition is open to all regardless of nationality.
Participants must be 15 years old and above to join.
Participants must be fully vaccinated.
Entries must only consist of 2-3 cosplayers and up to 2 helpers.
Participants entering the competition will go through the following process:

Competition Registration
(until 08/08/2022)

Competition Day

Non-compliance would result in disqualification.
The performance theme for this year’s Cosplay PvP is Pirates . Skits must include simple elements of pirates (e.g: Pirate ship, treasure chest etc.) (Example of characters will be Captain Hook from Peter Pan)
Participants must cosplay as an official character from an officially released anime, manga or game. No original characters or fan-made characters. No mix of characters from different sources.
Helpers must not be the center of the performance. Helpers are only meant to assist in the performance of cosplayer participants. For example:

  • Set up props before the performance
  • As a prop themselves
  • As a background extra
  • As a ‘Mook‘
  • Clean up props after the performance
  • Competition Registration

    Kindly fill out the registration form with required details. Should you encounter any submission difficulty, please email us at [email protected].

    Registration officially ends on 8th August 2022 at 11.59 PM (GMT+8) or when all 10* slots are taken, whichever is earlier. Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
    *Subject to change

    Should you need to make any changes, please RESUBMIT a new form before the deadline and inform us! The latest entry will automatically replace any previous entry. Post-deadline (re)submissions will not be entertained.
    No walk-ins allowed.
    Every submission is final; kindly ensure all details provided are complete & accurate. Incomplete & inaccurate submissions will be disqualified.
    An acknowledgement email will be sent to you within 1 week of registration submission, confirming your participation in the competition.
    By participating in this contest, each participant accepts the conditions stated in the rules and agrees to be bound by the decisions of AniManGaki.
    By entering and/or accepting the prize, Participants and Winners agree to hold AniManGaki and its promotional partners, its directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless for liability, damages or claims for injury or loss to any person or property relating to, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, participation in this Contest, the acceptance and/or subsequent use or misuse, or condition of the prizes awarded, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
    AniManGaki, in their sole discretion, reserves the immediate and unrestricted right to disqualify any entrant or prize winner, if either commits or has committed any act, or has been involved or becomes involved in any situation or occurrence which AniManGaki deems likely to subject AniManGaki, entrant or winner to ridicule, scandal or contempt or which reflects unfavourably upon AniManGaki in any way. If such information is discovered by AniManGaki after a winner has received notice of his/her prize and before the prize is awarded, AniManGaki may rescind the prize in its entirety. If a portion of his/her prize has already been awarded, AniManGaki may withdraw the remainder of the prize that has been fulfilled.

    Stage Performance

    Participants are given up to 6 minutes of performance time, inclusive of up to 2 minutes for setup and up to 1 minute for clean up.
    Note that the maximum number of stage props is 4.
    As AniManGaki is a family-friendly event, no explicit or NSFW behaviours are allowed during performances. Please keep the swearing to a minimum as well.
    Space allocated for the performance is a maximum of 4m x 6m. Stage measures at approximately 6m x 12m, height is approximately 3.2m*.
    *Subject to change
    All videos should be prepared at 1080p of 16:9 aspect ratio in .mp4 format and maximum 3 minutes.

    Cosplay Apparels & Props

    Make sure your props are sturdy enough for your performance to avoid damaging any stage equipment or harming the audience.
    As AniManGaki is a family-friendly event, the following is not allowed:

  • Explicit clothing
  • Sharp or metal props
  • Illegal apparel as stated by the Malaysia Law
  • Illegal weapons as stated by the Malaysian Firearms Law
  • Live or loaded projectile weaponry, including any type of gun
  • Liquids, powder, explosive, corrosive, radioactive, abrasive, confetti, glitter, bubbles, fire or any other fragmented prop which are difficult to clean upon performance are not allowed.
    Limited number of chairs and tables as well as microphones will only be provided upon request.

    Judging Criteria

    Costume accuracy & craftsmanship 服裝道具30 pts
    Character portrayal 角色還原度20 pts
    Creative scripting 腳本創意20 pts
    Skit execution 腳本執行20 pts
    Entertainment value 演出效果10 pts
    TOTAL100 pts

    Additional Terms & Conditions

    By entering the competition, participants have consented by default that:

    • AniManGaki and its partners are not responsible for any damages to participants’ costumes or props during performance.
    • AniManGaki and its partners are not responsible for participants’ physical damage or injury during performance. First-aid will be provided if necessary.
    • AniManGaki and its partners are not responsible for any property or emotional losses during participants’ performance.
    • Participants are held responsible for any damages to stage equipment caused during performance.
    • AniManGaki and its partners reserve the right to use participants’ images & performance recordings for promotional purposes.
    • AniManGaki and its partners reserve the rights to alter the rules & structure of the competition as we see fit.
    • By submitting your entries, all participants agree and acknowledge that all intellectual property rights thereto shall belong to AniManGaki and its partners. AniManGaki and its partners shall have the exclusive right to use, edit, modify and publish the entry submitted by all the participants, publish or not publish the names of the participants, in any way it deems fit for any advertising, trade, promotional purpose and for any other reason whatsoever, without any further notice to the participants and the participants shall not claim ownership or any payment or compensation on the materials. For the avoidance of doubt, the submissions will not be edited for judging purposes.
    • AniManGaki and its partners reserve the right to disqualify anyone who is deemed unsuitable for the competition, and judges’ decisions are final.
    • All results given by judges are finalised and cannot be contested.
    • AniManGaki and its partners will not bear any cost related to the entry of the contestants.
    • By participating in this contest, each participant accepts the conditions stated in the rules and agrees to be bound by the decisions of AniManGaki. Every submission is final; please ensure all details provided are complete and accurate. Incomplete and inaccurate submissions will be disqualified.

    Covid Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

  • All participants must be fully vaccinated.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times except during performance.
  • Keep a 1 metre distance from other people.
  • Sanitize your hands whenever possible.
  • If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please inform our gakis immediately:
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    Red or irritated eyes
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