Saturday, October 26 2019 10:00 - 18:00 (GMT +09:00)
East Ikebukuro, TokyoJapan > 1-16-1 East Ikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo
【What is the Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival?】
The Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival is one of the largest cosplay events in Japan where over 20,000 cosplayers gather from home and abroad. In this event, entire streets east of Ikebukuro station become its venue where attendees can enjoy wide varieties of cosplay related activities - these include fashion shows, stage performances, parade, themed cosplay gatherings, anisong DJ events and more!
【How do I participate?】
This event is open to all cosplayers/cosplay-fans and participation/viewing is free of charge. Registered cosplayers and photographers are eligible to use the changing room/luggage storage area and have access to every photo spot in the venue.
■Cosplayer/Photographer Registration Fee: 2,000 Yen
■1 Day Premium Passport: 3,500 Yen
■Purchase Page: https://ib.eplus.jp/ikebukurocosplay2019#.XYxjobxudN4
Niconico cospllection which will be held at the main stage in Naka-Ikebukuro Park will showcase a plethora of cosplay related activities which include cosplay stage performances, cosplay fashion shows, "Parent & Child Cosplay" show and cosplay arm-wrestling tournaments.
A cosplay parade involving hundreds of cosplayers will take place in the streets of Ikebukuro. The parade is scheduled to be held on Oct 26th and is free to attend for all visiting cosplayers.
★DJ Anime Song Party
The event will hold its first-ever DJ show featuring anime/vocaloid songs where participants can join the excitement dressed in their cosplay outfits. The DJ show will be held in 2 nearby live music clubs - mismatch Ikebukuro and BANANA BONGO.
★Two-shot Cheki Photo Session
In this new program, visitors can take pictures together with popular cosplayers and odorite (dancers) in cosplay outfits using instant cameras. During the 2 days event, approximately 50 cosplayers and odorite will make an appearance.
“Niconico”, operated by Dwango, is Japan's largest social video service with over 73 million registered users. Aside from the "Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival", we also organize large scale events such as “Niconico Chokaigi” (https://chokaigi.jp/2019/en/), “Tokaigi (Game Party Japan)” (https://tokaigi.jp/2019/en/) and more! Learn more: https://dwango.co.jp/english/