Solo Cosplay Competition

Rules & Regulations

  • All Cosplay can be of any character.
  • RM10 register fee will be required for each person per entry. (Refer registration form for more details)
  • Registration will be closed 1 hour before the competition starts.
  • All participants must register themselves at the stage 20 minutes before the competition start
  • Each participant will be given 30 seconds to do any poses on the stage.
  • No helpers are allowed to be on stage.
  • No real weapons, sharp weapon, projectile or any props that might cause harm to human or environment is allowed on stage.
  • Confetti, water, fire, powder, harmful substance or anything that might cause messiness is not allowed on stage.
  • Nudity, vulgar language or content that might cause audience feeling uncomfortable is strictly prohibited. 
  • Costumes must be flexible enough to enter and exit the competition area.
  • Only registered participants are allowed on stage once the performance has started.
  • Judging Criteria
    • Judges will pick their favorite one to be the winner.
  • Decisions made by Judges of Otakyun 2019 Cosplay Competition is final and they have every right reserved for every result they made before the announcement.
  • Prize
    • Cosplay Winner:
      • RM100 Cash
      • RM50 Rock n Roll Karaoke Cash Voucher
      • RM50 Tuk Tuk Thai Boat Noodle Cash Voucher
    • Consolation (5 spots)
      • RM20 Rock n Roll Karaoke Cash Voucher
      • RM20 Tuk Tuk Thai Boat Noodle Cash Voucher
  • Otakyun! 2019 reserves the right to change the rules & regulations without prior notice.
  • Otakyun! 2019 reserves the right to use participants images and recording of performance for promotional purposes without any prior notice.

Team Cosplay Competition

Rules and Regulation

Entry Rules

  • Registration is mandatory for those who wish to participate in Cosplay Invitational 2020 Cosplay Competition.
  • Participant must be aged 15 and above to participate. Those under the age of 18 are required to obtain the guardian’s consent before they can register.
  • All participants must be a permanent citizen of Malaysia.
  • Otakyun! 2019 entry tickets are not included. Participants are to purchase their own entry tickets.
  • Last day of registration will be on 29th September 2019.
  • All participant’s Cosplay must be from official released Anime/Animation, Comic/Manga, Games or Novel series.
  • Original character or fanart/doujin Cosplay including gijinka, genderbend or reinterpretations are NOT allowed.
  • RM20 register fee will be required for each team per entry. (Refer registration form for more details)
  • Each team must consist of only 2 Participants.
  • Characters of each Team cosplay must be from the same series.
  • All progress of preparation such as props, costumes making and wig styling is highly recommended to be provided in Google Docs file with pictures and explanation.
  • All participants must register themselves at the stage 2 hours before the competition starts
  • Pre judging will start 1 hour before the competition
  • Any team of participants who fails to show up during the Competition will be disqualified on the spot with immediate effect and the decision is final.
  • Participants are strictly required to be on time. Any late comer may face point deduction or immediate disqualification depending on the judge’s decision.
  • Otakyun! 2019 reserves the right to change the rules & regulations without prior notice.

Stage Rules

  • All performances on stage must be between the duration of minimum 1 minute to maximum 5 minutes.
  • Only 2 minutes of on stage preparation is given before performance is allowed.
  • Participants are only allowed to perform on the stage.
  • Maximum of 2 helpers are allowed to be on stage during the performance.
  • No real weapons, sharp weapons, projectiles or any props that might cause harm to humans, fellow contestants or environment are allowed on stage.
  • Confetti, water, fire, powder, harmful substance or anything that might cause messiness is not allowed on stage.
  • Nudity, vulgar language or content that might cause the audience feeling uncomfortable is strictly prohibited.
  • Costumes must be flexible enough to enter and exit the competition area.
  • Only registered participants and helpers are allowed on stage once the performance has started.
  • Every team of participants have to clean the stage, remove everything that is being used for their performance after the performance.

Judging Rules

  • Marking Scheme Breakdown
    • 50% Pre Judging
      • 25% Costumes and Props Accuracy
      • 10% Character Accuracy
      • 15% Workmanship and Detailing
    • 50% Performance
      • 15% Choreography
      • 15% Skit
      • 10% Creativity
      • 10% Crowds Feedback
  • Decisions made by Judges of Otakyun! 2019 Cosplay Competition are final and they have every right reserved for every result they made before the announcement.

Prizes 

  • Prizes for Team Cosplay Competition will be as below
    • Champion
      • RM800 Cash
      • RM300 Rock n Roll Karaoke Cash Voucher
      • RM150 Tuk Tuk Thai Boat Noodle Cash Voucher
      • Trophy
      • Certificate
    • First Runner Up
      • RM300 Cash
      • RM200 Rock n Roll Karaoke Cash Voucher
      • RM100 Tuk Tuk Thai Boat Noodle Cash Voucher
      • Trophy
      • Certificate
    • Second Runner Up
      • RM150 Cash
      • RM100 Rock n Roll Karaoke Cash Voucher
      • RM50 Tuk Tuk Thai Boat Noodle Cash Voucher
      • Trophy
      • Certificate
  • Champion team will be eligible to join Cosplay Invitational 2020 @ Comic Fiesta 2020
    • NO flight/accommodation will be provided
    • Champion Team are to adhere to Cosplay Invitational 2020 rules & regulations.
  • In any cases that the Champion team would like to give up or surrender any entitlement above, the entitlement can only be given to the First Runner up team.
  • Otakyun! 2019 reserves the right to use participants images and recording of performance for promotional purposes without any prior notice.