Top Halloween Cosplay Winners Finalised For “#HalloweenContest2023”!
With the vision of providing educational activities regarding cryptocurrency COT (Cosplay Token) and promoting the use of COT, COT Project organised the “HalloweenContest2023” from 13th to 31st October, 2023 and the contest winners have been finalised. The Grand Prize went to Souu, who achieved a total view count of approximately 603,000 with her cosplay themed after “A.K.I.”, the poison user from “Street Fighter 6”. Souu will be awarded a guest invitation to overseas cosplay events organised by the COT Project.
■About the Winners
I am very pleased to receive the Grand Prize in this wonderful contest. Thank you so much. I want to express my gratitude and thanks to everyone who supported me. During the contest, as a participant, I had the opportunity to browse all the fantastic and unique entry photos from many participants, and I truly enjoyed the contest process. I hope in the future, there will be more contests like this in which people who enjoy cosplay can easily participate. Once again, thank you very much to everyone who supported me.
・Guest invitation for participating in an overseas cosplay event (airfare and accommodation included)
In addition, for the Wig Prize, the winners were as follows: Kinakomochi, Momo, Rinoa Kanzaki and Suzu Terafu and Ayami (5 winners in total).
Winners for the Photography Prize were Shakeikura, Reila and Nagiho Kirara (3 winners in total).
Winners for the COT Prize were Hiroshima Freddy, Kau Toriumi, Kinugoshi, Chiba Josui -Josui-, Itako, Mikechi, Ren, Fuuka Mizuki, Oyaji, Gomamiso, Reo, Taki, 3D, Ogaoga, SUMIRE, Tasuku, Shosen Chihiro, Taki, Takayuki, Hisui, Minoshi, Tubaki Tozakura, Hiyunyu, Amanita., Kemu Neko, Shinpo Naoko Kamen Writer, AOI, Mock, Sendou Kira, Pipopapo (30 winners in total).
■General Comments from Judges
COSPLAY MODE’s Chief Editor Mr. Daimon, Taro
Started cosplay magazine “COSPLAY MODE” in 2002. He also participated in the publishing of various entertainment magazines for men and women fashion magazines. Mr. Daimon is also the chief editor of “VTuber mode”, the leader of Nihon Maid Association, as well as an affiliate professor at Kagawa Junior College.
With Halloween being the theme, not only the costumes but also the attention to makeup could be felt from all the works.
acosta! Mr. Nishizawa
The producer of acosta! – a cosplay event held In various locations from the Kanto to the Kansai region and other places around the country, based on the concept of “Photographing! Playing! Interacting!”.
Given that it’s Halloween, there was a wide variety of works, and it was a lot of fun!
■About COT Project
Cosplay, a culture originating from Japan, has created communities globally through online and offline real events. Its energy scale in the realm of subculture encompassing anime, animation songs, figures and more, continues to expand in the real world as a tangible genre.
Moreover, as technology like AI advances, the era in which everyone can enjoy “transformation” has arrived, and this is where tremendous market potential hides.
Amid an era in which communication between people with shared hobbies and interests is emphasised, cryptocurrency Cosplay Token utilises technologies like AI to create a communication token connecting people from all over the world with one common keyword – “transformation”.
Cosplay Token Project collaborates with project-participating companies and token holders worldwide to build and promote the ecosystem of COT, while conducting educational activities to boost awareness.
■About Cure Inc.
“Bringing What You Like Closer to You”
An enterprise aiming at creating new values and enjoyment to the world.
This is a company aiming at establishing communities enabling all people in the world to achieve what they want while enjoying the process by the use of blockchain technology.
Cure Inc. has signed a consignment contract with Cure Holdings Limited for Cosplay Tokens’ promotion activities in Japan.
Official site: https://corp.curecos.jp/