AniManGaki 2016 proudly presents a brand new competition - AniManGaki Gijinka Cosplay Competition! This competition aims to promote innovation & creativity, simultaneously introducing the concept of "Gijinka (擬人化)".
"Gijinka", in short, is a fan re-design of a subject matter in a human form (i.e. humanisation / personification). The theme for AniManGaki 2016 Gijinka Cosplay Competition is Street Food.
The most creative and eye capturing costume will stand a chance to grab the following awesome prizes:
Cash & goodies worth RM1,200+
Cash & goodies worth RM1,000+
Cash & goodies worth RM800+
Take part and show us what you are capable of!
|Design concept and creativity||30%|
|Costume (including props, if any)||25%|
Photo : Forat Shot
Sky started cosplaying in late 2003 while Yuan started 4 years later. The two came together as a team since 2010 out of their mutual love for the visual novel series “Umineko no Naku Koro ni”. As individuals and as a team, they earned many championship titles in cosplay competitions at local events, the most recent being CosMart Cosplay Competition 2015.
Casually known as Team Manboobs, Sky and Yuan perceive cosplay as a healthy hobby to express their passion for creating and performing. Due to their exceptional excellence in teamwork, props making and costumes tailoring, they were frequently selected as Malaysia’s representative to compete or guest perform in renowned international events, including World Cosplay Summit (WCS) 2011, Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2013 and AFA Regional Cosplay Championship (ARCC) 2014.
Photo : Michael Ooi Photography
Ayase started cosplaying since 2003. After gaining invaluable performing experience while taking part in numerous competitions during 2006-2008, she began to serve as a judge for competitions at events held within and outside Malaysia, such as Comic Fiesta (2008-2009 & 2014), NIPS TV3 Crazy Challenge Cosplay Competition 2010, Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Malaysia 2012, Animax Carnival (2012-2013) etc.
Her vast judging experience has led her to guests in Asia Cosplay Meet (ACM) Malaysia & World Cosplay Summit (WCS) Malaysia 2011, as well as attain various opportunities to collaborate and work together with popular cosplayers from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and SEA countries. With 13 years of experience under her belt, she is widely known to be an extremely diverse and versatile cosplayer.
Photo : JRice Photography
Suannie began her cosplay journey while pursuing her illustration degree in 2009. Preferring a more hands-on approach to cosplay, she took interest in DIY handiwork and acquired props crafting skills since then. To date, she has a total of 7 years of experience in the cosplay scene.
Also an avid gamer, Suannie explored the integration of both her cosplay and gaming passion by creating mind-blowing yet high-quality cosplay of game characters. A strong believer that hardwork and determination will eventually be rewarded, she successfully wowed the judges and crowd with her amazing portrayal of League of Legends’ DJ Sona, accompanied with her self-tailored costume and complex props. She was ultimately placed as the 2nd runner-up of Garena Cyber Games’ Cosplay Collision held in conjunction with Comic Fiesta 2015.