OTAKU ENCORE: SM Valenzuela Otaku CosDance

Sunday, July 22, 2012 ll 10:00am until 7:00pm

SM City Valenzuela EVENTS CENTER

ORGANIZER: Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) and Red Cloud Events and Management in partnership with SM City Valenzuela.

Naruto Cosplayers PH is also requesting our friends, supporters, members and fellow cosplayers TO BRING SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR DONATION TO THE NEXT NCPH OUTREACH. Thanks po!



1. COSDANCE - http://bit.ly/smvalenzuelacosdance

2. INDIVIDUAL COSPLAY - http://bit.ly/smvalenzuelacosplay

Confirmation of pre-registered cosplayers : 11am to 2:00 pm
On-Site registration : 11am to 2:00 pm
Event Proper : 2:30pm – 8:00pm



• Best Male - P3,000 GC
• Best Female - P3,000 GC
• Best Child - P3,000 GC
• Best Mecha/Armor Tye - P3,000 GC
• Best CosDance - P10,000 GC


A. COSDANCE (Cosplay Dance)

1. CosDance or Cosplay Dance is an innovation of mixing JPop/JRock dance moves with other dance steps like HipHip, Punk and others.
2. This is a group competition and a minimum of 3 members are required to participate.
3. In order to qualify group must use a music with the following requirements:
a. Total time should not exceed 5 minutes.
b. Remix should include at least 2 Japanese (anime, JPop, JRock, etc.) songs with a total combined minimum time of 1 minute.
c. Remix should not include any offensive or derogatory words.
4. Dance genre can be from any type even KPop as long as rule number 3 is followed.
5. Criteria for judging will be as follows:

• Mastery and Timing - 30%
• Choreography and Style - 30%
• Costume and Props - 25%
• Audience Impact - 15%


1. There will be 4 categories for the Cosplay Competition:
• Best Mecha/Armor Type - all cosplayers who are cosplaying a Mecha or those whose costume are 60% composed of armor.
• Best Female – all female cosplayer contest participants except Mecha and Chibi.
• Best in Male – all male cosplayer contest participants except Mecha and Chibi.
• Best Chibi – all cosplayers age 13 and below.

2. There will be a pre-registration of participants.
3. All pre-registered cosplayers are required to confirm at the venue from 11:00am to 2:00pm.
4. Each cosplayer will be given up to 2 minutes to perform.
5. Individual cosplayers can use human props and there is no limit to the number of human props as long as their performance will not exceed 2 minutes. A 10 point deduction will be made for every minute in excess. There will be a timekeeper assigned at the event to monitor this.
6. Acceptance is on a FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED basis.


1. Major prizes will be sponsored by SM City Valenzuela.
2. Dangerous stunts, metal props and other dangerous objects or props will not be allowed.
3. You can cosplay any anime, manga, game or movie character.
4. No member of the staff or organizing committee will be allowed to participate in the cosplay event competition.
5. The decisions of the judges are final.
6. If you have any complaint please watch out for our feedback form or drop it at the suggestion box/feedback box that we will deploy during the event.


1. Judges will be announced during the event.
2. There will be three (3) judges for the event.
3. Criteria for judging will be as follows:

• Characterization (cosplayers resemblance to the character he/she is cosplaying in terms of personality and actions) - 25%
• Costume and Accuracy (accuracy of the costume compared to the reference character, costume quality and its visual appeal) - 25%
• Performance (catwalk and performance during the presentation) - 25%
• Overall Appeal (how the character can relate and involve the audience. The overall impact of the cosplayer. This will be judged by selected audience during the event.) - 25%


• There will be a designated baggage area during the event
• Baggage area will only be for cosplay competition participants
• Please remove any gadget or money from the items you will put in the baggage counter.
• The event organizer will not be responsible for any items lost.

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