The results of the first ever Nippon Cosplay Photo Contest are in. Fellow cosplayers as well as the general public voted on their faves and the results are absolutely amazing! From costume details, to makeup and wigs, to forms and expressions, the winning photographs could have come right out of an anime movie or a game.
The contest wasn’t just for status either. The grand prize winner, Gvgexvs0919, won a trip worth 100,000 yen (US$836). Second place winner, Luna Kamisaka, got a 50-inch Panasonic Viera TV. And cosplayer Natsumi in third place won 30,000 yen ($250) worth of Amazon gift certificates. Even some of the honorable mentions got gift certificates worth 10,000 yen ($84).
Check out all the winners and honorable mentions after the break and see if you agree with the results.
First, Second and Third Place: