Cosplay Idol

Cosplay Idol Season 5

Cosplay Idol Season 5

Cosplay Idol is back with Season 5 launching at SM City Marilao as part of the SM Cyber Month Cosplay Craze on August 24.  This is one of the original events and competitions of Naruto Cosplayers who saw brilliant cosplayers such as Bolen Lareza, Izaiah Luke Buelos, Alexia Clair Sheridan, and Raymart Reyes (Group Cosplay) as Cosplay Idols. Continue reading →

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FurryPinas 2018 Cosplay Winners Joins Cosplay Idol Finals

The winners of the first ever The Great Furry Cosplay Contest at FurryPinas 2018 will join the Cosplay Idol Finals.  The Season 4 Finals will be on June 3 at Ayala Malls Fairview Terraces.  Veteran cosplayer and crafter Guy Singson, and Isamu Sichirou, one of the most winningest cosplayer this year and last year were the winners.

The Great Furry Cosplay Competition

It is the first ever cosplay competition of its kins was a cosplay competition is themed with regards to the Furry fandom.  Anthropomorphic characters and their representation were the only once allowed to participate.  Guy Singson cosplayed Garo or sometimes referred to as the “Fanged Wold.”  His cosplay is based on a Japanese tokusatsu television series broadcast on TV Tokyo from October 7, 2005, to March 31, 2006, lasting 25 episodes.  The television series is the first installment of the “GARO” franchise, which is composed of several installments, including a live-action television series, films, TV & film specials, and anime series.

Isamu Sichirou (2nd Place)

Isamu Sichourou, who won 2nd Place cosplayed Wukong.  Wukong is probably one of the most popular characters from Chinese legends which is fairly present in the most popular games and movies.  In addition, you can find this character in games like Arena of Valor, League of Legends, DOTA 2 and more.  Sun Wukong, also known as the Monkey King, is a fictional figure who features in a body of legends, which dates back to the period of the Song dynasty.   He appears as the main character in the 16th century Chinese classical novel Journey to the West.

 

Besides Garo and Wukong there are also other exciting cosplays during The Great Furry Cosplay Competition at Furry Pinas 2018 including a group Furry performance plus another interesting character, Dragon Knight from DOTA 2.

Cosplay Idol Finals Season 4

Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finalists

Guy Singson and Isamu Shichirou join elimination winners from Bulacan and Greenhills in one of the most anticipated finals in the Cosplay Idol series.  This year the judges will all be resident judges of the competition plus parents of the winners of Cosplay Idol Season 1 and Season 2.  Isamu is not new to Cosplay idol since he was a finalist during Season 3.  For Guy this will be his first time in the finals and being a veteran cosplayer his cosplay and performance will surely be one of the most anticipated.

The Cosplay Idol Finals Champion for Season 4 will receive P3,000 Ayala Malls Electronic GC while the Cosplay Idol Season 4 Runner-Up will receive  P2,000 Ayala Malls Electronic GC.

For those who want to be part of Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals, you can join the following eliminations:

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The Great Furry Cosplay Contest x Cosplay Idol Season 4

Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals is happening on June 3, 2018 during Day 2 of Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2018: Ai at Ayala Malls Fairview Terraces.  Getting to the finals is not easy but we are giving more chances for everyone to be part of the finals of the latest season of this unique cosplay competition.   Join and register for FurryPinas 2018 “The Great Furry Cosplay Contest” and get a chance to be an automatic finalist for Cosplay Idol Season 4.

The Great Furry Cosplay Contest Cosplay Idol Pass

All the winners of FurryPinas 2018 The Great Furry Cosplay Contest will automatically get a pass to join and compete for Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals.  They no longer need to register and compete at the wildcards.  The good thing is their unique cosplay and creativity will also be recognized.

Winners of the FurryPinas 2018 event can choose to cosplay the same character they use during the competition.  They will also be tagged as the official representative of the event to the finals.

How to Join The Great Furry Cosplay Contest?

The first in the Philippines ~ The Great Furry Cosplay Contest.  It is a cosplay, with a furry twist!

In order to participate in this competition, your costumes must be anthropomorphic animals in nature. However, points do go to creativity to unique depictions of said characters, like neko-ified or mecha versions of said characters.  Remember that the convention is General Admission, meaning nudity, no sexual acts, no kissing, and so on.

Prepare for a 2-3 minutes stage performance to impress the judges. The individual or team can perform a skit or an act that portrays the character well.  Below are some helpful links for those who want to join.

What are you waiting for?  Join the Great Furry Cosplay Contest now and be part of Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals!

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Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals

Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals will happen during Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2018: Ai on June 3 at Fairview Terraces.  Finalists from the various elimination rounds will finally come to face each other and show their cosplay performance and talent.  The finalist will also include the winners of FurryPinas’ The Great Furry Cosplay Competition and Wildcard Eliminations.

Cosplay Idol Winners
  • Cosplay Idol Season 1:  Bolen Lareza
  • CI Season 2: Izaiah Luke Buelos
  • Cosplay Idol Season 3: Alexia Clair Sheridan

Cosplay Idol Season 4 ELimination Winners

There will still be two eliminations and you can still join and register for the following:

 

Greenhills Eliminations

Cosplay Idol Season 4 winners

  • Jayson Tabuzo
  • Ferdinand Nisperos
  • Gino Bernard de Lumen
  • Gio Regorgo
  • Andrea Francisco
  • Ashley Misaki
  • Ryan Vargas
  • Jessie Bandoll
Bulacan Eliminations
Cosplay Idol Season 4 winners
  • EJ Quintos
  • Denice Carmela Bautista
  • Carlos Santiago
  • Rommer Lloyd Natividad
  • Geneva Cabading (will not be joining the finals since she will be one of our hosts for POF 2018.)
The Great Furry Cosplay Contest Winners
  • Guy Singson (Champion)
  • Isamu Sichirou (Runner-Up)
MalCon Cosplay Superstar Winners
  • Matthew Suarez (Ben 10) – Junior Category
  • Raven Sta. Ana (Thor) – Toy Cosplay
  • Renzo Alferez (Bakugo) – Anime
  • Jonathan De Joseph (Hulkbuster) – Mecha/Armor
  •  Marinelle Santiago (Commander Lin Mei) – Game/Movie Comics
  • Gian Kenneth Natividad (Monster Hunter) – Special Cosplay Idol Finals Entry
  • Jack de Joseph (Thanos) – Special Cosplay Idol Finals Entry
  • Pete Mendoza (Spiderman) – Special Cosplay Idol Finals Entry

Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals Mechanics and Rules

  1. There will be a registration fee of Php20.00 (25% will go to our CausePlay project)
  2. Cosplay Idol is a combination of cosplay performance and show of real talent by the competitors.
  3. Finalists are highly encouraged to wear a different costume from what they wear during the eliminations but this is not mandatory.
  4. We greatly encourage cosplayers to modify and make your costumes as cool as possible as long as it retains the character and it can be seen as the character. Be awesome.
  5. Each cosplayer will be given up to 5 minutes to perform.
  6. The maximum number of human props shall be two (2).
  7. A 10 point deduction will be made for every minute in excess. In addition, there will be a timekeeper assigned at the event to monitor this
Categories for Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals
  • Cosplay Idol Season 4 Champion – P3,000 Ayala Malls Electronic GC
  • Cosplay Idol Season 4 Runner Up – P2,000 Ayala Malls Electronic GC
Other Rules to Follow
  1. Dangerous stunts, metal props, and other dangerous objects or props will not be allowed.
  2. Props that can make the performance stage unsuitable or dangerous like powder, water and the like are prohibited.
  3. In case of destruction or damage due to a contestants cosplay act, the cosplayer will be the one to answer for the said damages.
  4. You can cosplay any anime, manga, game or movie character.
  5. No member of the staff or organizing committee will be allowed to participate in the cosplay event competition.
  6. The decisions of the judges are final.
  7. Cosplayers can modify the costume as long as the main identity of the character is intact.
  8. Contestants must inform the contest facilitators if they will need a microphone or other technical requirements ( Sounds, Effects, Lights, ETC. ).  Also, if you are using your own audio for your performance, please ensure they are in .mp3 format and should be copied in your own flash drives.
  9. All contestants must provide all the necessary information outlined in the registration sheet. Please be prepared to give information such as your full name and contact details.
  10.  These rules and mechanics may change without prior notice.
Cosplay Idol Season 4 Judging
  1. There will be five (5) judges during the event.
  2. Bonus point/s on the final score will be given for the following:
    • Submitted BGM – 1 point
  3. Criteria for judging will be as follows:
  • Characterization (cosplayers resemblance to the character he/she is cosplaying in terms of personality and actions) – 20 points
  • Costume Creativity (creativity of the modification made to the character if there is any and ability to maintain the relevance of the costume to the character, costume quality and its visual appeal) – 30 points
  • Cosplay Performance (catwalk, performance, and talent presented on stage) – 20 points
  • Talent (talent of the cosplayer – singing, dancing, acting, etc.) – 25 points
  • Overall Appeal (how the character can relate and involve the audience. The overall impact of the cosplayer. – 5 points
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Cosplay Idol Season 4 Goes to Greenhills

Cosplay Idol Season 4 goes to Greenhills Shopping Center on September 3, 2017.  The very successful cosplay performance and talent search brings the second leg of the eliminations to one of the country’s known malls for gaming, collectibles and more.  Five cosplayers will again have the chance to join the finals on May 2017. Continue reading →

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Cosplay Idol Season 4 Begins

It has been nearly two (2) years since cosplay and talent merges and now Cosplay Idol returns with COSPLAY IDOL SEASON 4 at SM City Marilao on August 20, 2017.  More than 100 cosplayers was part of the launching of the competition in 2012.  It is not just about your costume but how you present your character and talent to everyone. Continue reading →

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Cosplay Idol Season 3 Finals

Cosplay Idol Season 3 Finals will be on May 29, 2016 at the Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2016 to be held at Ever Gotesco Commonwealth.  Winners from different categories of the various Cosplay Idol Season 3 qualifiers will meet for the final challenge to determine who will be this season;s champion. Continue reading →

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Cosplay Idol Season 3 goes to KYLEvention 2016

Heard of Kyle Hillar Naron or Chibi Kyle?  Well he is probably one of the newest chibi cosplayers in the cosplay community and this April 8 in celebration of his birthday he is inviting you to join a cool cosplay event in his home province of Cavite.  Join KYLEvention 2016 and celebrate with him.  The event will host another leg of Cosplay Idol Season 3 were contestants can win Php15,000 worth of prizes.

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KYLEvention 2016 will be held at Citymall, Anabu, Imus in Cavite on April 8, 2016 (Friday) from 1PM – 6PM.  Onsite registration starts 11AM.  You can also pre-register online by CLICKING THIS LINK or registering at the form below.

Register online is now close

 

Here are the basic Rules and Mechanics of KYLEvention: Cosplay Idol Season 3:

KYLEvention 2016 AWARDS:

  1. Best Male – awarded to be best male cosplayer
  2. Best Female – awarded to the best female cosplayer
  3. Best Mecha/Armor – awarded to the best cosplayer whose costume is composed of 60% armor or rubber sheet.
  4. Best Chibi – awarded to the best child cosplayer age 12 years old and below.
  5. Best Genderbend or Crosdress – awarded to the best crossdress or genderbend cosplay.

Winners who have won in previous Cosplay Idol Season 3 leg can still join the competition, however when they win their slot will be given to the cosplayer next in rank to the winners.  Since it is Kyle’s birthday we are giving away some prizes to the winners as follows:

  • Best Male – P2,000
  • Best Male Runner-up – P1,000
  • Best Female – P2,000
  • Best Female Runner-up – P1,000
  • Best Mecha/Armor – P2,000
  • Best Mecha/Armor Runner-up – P1,000
  • Best Chibi – P2,000
  • Best Chibi Runner-up – P1,000
  • Best Genderbend – P2,000 SM
  • Best Genderbend Runner-up – P1,000
  • *** All winners will be included in the Cosplay Idol Season 3 finals.

Criteria for judging will be the same with previous Cosplay Idol Season 3 eliminations:  Characterization (cosplayers resemblance to the character he/she is cosplaying in terms of personality and actions) – 20 points, Costume and Accuracy (accuracy of the costume compared to the reference character, costume quality and its visual appeal) – 20 points, Performance (catwalk and character performance during the presentation) – 25 points, Overall Appeal (how the character can relate and involve the audience. The overall impact of the cosplayer.) – 10 points, and Talent and Cosplay Idol Starpower (the difficulty of the talent performed by the Cosplayer) – 25 points

For more details of the event and to get updated information you can visit https://www.facebook.com/events/546666148828722/.

** Rules are subject to change without prior notice **

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Thank you for another wonderful Christmas Cosplay Idol

Thank you for another wonderful Christmas Cosplay Idol,  thank you to all who watch and also to the cosplayers who participated on the event all. All of the registration fee will be given as a donation for victims typhoon Yolanda. Hope to see again next year!! Continue reading →

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