Regional Cosplay Competition was also held at Anime Festival Asia Malaysia (AFA MY) for the first time.
The Nation’s best local cosplayer was selected during this preliminary selection for the AFA Regional Cosplay Championship to be happening in Singapore this November.
Team Konoha Boleh!: Leena & Adam Zawawi
Team 4EVA SS: Narukids & Sky Fara
Team Checkmate: Xajin & Amy
All of them did a very good performance! They’re competing with each other for a pair of tickets to Japan from Malaysia, RM1000 cash prize and two Canon Camera Powershot A3300IS as a grand prize.
Here are the judges and MCs,
And the winners are,
Consolation Prize, Team Konoha Boleh!: Leena & Adam Zawawi
Runner Up, Team 4EVA SS: Narukids & Sky Fara
The winner is Team Checkmate – Amy Wong Fong Ee, 24 year old who played the character of Ciel Phantomhive and her partner, Tan Pei Jian (Xajin), 22 year old played the character of Sebastian Michaelis.
Canon is the title sponsor for the Malaysian chapter of the AFA Regional Cosplay Championship.
The prize was handed by Ms. Chong Lip Wei, Senior Marketing Manager, Imaging Communication Products Division, Canon Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd and Mr. Shuji Yoshimura, Director of Administration, Japan Airlines Co. Ltd.
Besides the traditional team cosplay competition, there was the Singles segment too. This segment was participated by cosplayers who were chosen from festival audiences to be honoured on stage and win some prizes.
For more photos, see the gallery bellow.
Photos by avalonexa
Website: AFA MY
Team and Cosplayer names: Anime Shrine