Solo Cosplay Competition

Rules & Regulations

  • All Cosplay can be any character.
  • 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 weapon, sharp weapon, projectile or any prop that might cause harm to whether human or environment 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 favourite one to be the winner.
  • Decisions made by Judges of Otakyun 2018 Cosplay Competition is final and they have every rights reserved for every result they made before the announcement.
  • Prize
    • Magical Cosplay Winner: RM100
  • The Organizer of Otakyun! 2018 reserves the right to change the rules & regulations subsequently without prior notice.

Group Cosplay Competition

Rules and Regulation

Entry Rules

  • Registration is mandatory for those who wish to join World Cosplay Summit Malaysia 2019 and Cosplay Invitational 2019 Cosplay Competition(s) .
  • 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 holding permanent citizenship of Malaysia, and one of the participants MUST BE a East Malaysian (Sarawakian/Sabahan).
  • All participant’s Cosplay must be from official released Anime/Animation, Comic/Manga, Games or Novel series.
  • Original character or fan art/doujin Cosplay is NOT allowed.
  • Each group must consist of 2 Participants only.
  • RM20 register fee will be required for each group per entry.
  • All participants must register themselves at the stage 1 hour before the competition start.
  • Any group of participants who fails to show up during the Competition will be disqualified on spot with immediate effect.
  • The Organizer of Otakyun! 2018 reserves the right to change the rules & regulations subsequently without prior notice.

WCS Championship Basic Rules

  • Champion team will represent Team Sarawak to join World Cosplay Summit (WCS) Malaysia 2019.
  • Rules & regulations for WCS Malaysia 2019 preliminary round is strictly set by WCS Malaysia 2019, Champion team is required to adhere to their rules.
  • In the case Champion team violate the rules, WCS Malaysia 2019 have the right to reject their participation.
  • Former representative participants who became the Champion in WCS Malaysia previously within 2 years is allowed to participate but will NOT be eligible to participate in WCS Malaysia 2019. They are prohibited to enter the preliminary rounds for 2 years. This may also apply to cosplayers who change partners
  • If the former representative participants emerged as Champion in Otakyun! 2018 Cosplay Competition, the eligibility to participate in WCS Malaysia 2019 will be given to the First Runner Up team.

Stage Rules

  • All performance on stage must be between the duration of minimum 1 minute to maximum 5 minutes.
  • Only 2 minutes of on stage preparation before performance is allowed.
  • Participants are only allowed to perform on stage.
  • No helpers are allowed to be on stage.
  • No real weapon, sharp weapon, projectiles or any prop that might cause harm to whether human or environment 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 are allowed on stage once the performance has started.

Judging Rules

  • Judging criteria as the break down below
    • 50% Performance (Storybase, Choreography, Acting)
    • 20% Character accuracy (Makeup, Prop, Costume)
    • 10% Creativity
    • 10% Crowds Feedback
    • 10% Quality of content
  • Decision made by Judges of Otakyun 2018 Cosplay Competition is final and they have every rights reserved for every result they made before the announcement.

Prizes 

  • Prizes for Group Cosplay Competition will be as below
    • Champion: RM500
    • First Runner Up: RM300
    • Second Runner Up: RM150
  • Champion team will represent East Malaysia to join World Cosplay Summit Malaysia 2019
    • Flight to Kuala Lumpur to join the Preliminary round will be provided
  • Champion team will be eligible to join Cosplay Invitational 2019 @ Comic Fiesta 2019
    • NO flight/accommodation will be provided
    • Champion to adhere to Cosplay Invitational 2019 rules & regulations.
  • In any cases that the Champion team would like to give up any entitlement above, the entitlement can only be given to the First Runner up team.
  • In any cases there’s no East Malaysian in the Champion Team, the team is not eligible to join World Cosplay Summit 2019, and the entitlement can only be given to the First Runner Up team.