Fantasm Inter-School Cosplay Competition

We are bringing back FANTASM COSPLAY CHALLENGE.  In this cosplay competition you cosplay as realisitically as possible and impress the judges.  This time we are bringing FANTASM INTER-SCHOOL.  Invite your classmates, inform your school and be part of this exciting new competition. in order to win BE AS CLOSE TO THE CHARACTER AS POSSIBLE ON AND OFF THE STAGE.

It is a timely competition because we also launched our first Fantasm Cosplay Challenge at Robinsons Place.

Registered Contestants:

We have a limit of 20 schools and so far we have 2 registered contestant/s as of April 10, 2019.

  1. Rizal Technological University (RTU)
  2. San Joaquin Kalawaan High School
  3. PNU NAMI (Philippine Normal University)
  4. Sitero Francisco Memorial National Highschool (Valenzuela City)
  5. Tala High School ( Tala Caloocan City)

📅 DATE: May 17-19, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)
🏬 VENUE: Robinsons Novaliches, Quezon City
🎫 TICKET PRICE: Php100.00 per day

Fantasm Inter-School Basic Mechanics

  1. This cosplay competition is open to all students currently registered and enrolled in their school for SY 2018-2019. Alumni are disqualified.
  2. This is open to all schools nationwide High School, Senior High School and Tertiary.
  3. You need to form a team of 3 representing your school.
  4. We will only accept up to 20 schools and as soon as they are registered it will be posted here.
  5. Each team member will have to perform and cosplay individually.
  6. This is not a group cosplay competition.

Rules and Mechanics for the Competition

  1. There is no categorization for this cosplay competition.
  2. There will be NO ONSITE REGISTRATION.  Pre-registered participants are required to confirm at the event date and venue from 10am up to 2:00pm on Saturday, May 18, 2019.
  3. All cosplayers are required to submit 3 printed copies of their characters reference photo in detail and 1 BGM/VBG. (Failed to submit requirements will have a 10 point deduction on total judges score).
  4. Cosplayers are required to fill out the form honestly specially as regards the make of their costume and who made it.
  5. Each will be given a total of one (1) minute stage performance. (Cosplayer that exceeds the time will have a 10 point deduction on total judges score)
  6. Cosplayers are advised to be in costume at least an hour before the competition starts.
  7. Cosplayers should be in the holding area at least 30 minutes before the event starts.
  8. Acceptance is on a FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED basis.
  9. All competitors will be asked to read the Rules and Mechanics and sign that they have read and understood
  10. Dangerous stunts, metal props and other dangerous objects or props will not be allowed and will result to automatic disqualification of the cosplayer.
  11. In case of destruction or damage due to a contestants cosplay act, the cosplayer will be the one to answer for the said damages.
  12. The decisions of the judges are final.
  13. 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.
  14. Winners should be present during the awarding ceremony and if not they will forfeit their slot to the next in line.

Fantasm Inter-School Cosplay Qualifications

  1. All character from any genre be it Western or Japanese are welcome to join (comics, anime, movie, manga, game, toy, etc,)
  2. Any type of costume are welcome, be it cloth, rubber sheet, fiber or others.
  3. All National Officers of Naruto Cosplayers PH are disqualified from joining the competition and this includes not only the Top 4 main officers but everyone including Chapter Presidents.
  4. No member of the staff or organizing committee will be allowed to participate in the cosplay event competition.

Judging Details for Fantasm Inter-School

  1. There will be judges per each criteria.
  2. Judges for this competition will be selected based on their knowledge and expertise to judge the particular criteria.
  3. All Judges will be asked to sign a Judge Contract and Agreement and this include the random audience judges too.
  4. The judges will only be concentrating on the criteria which he/she is assigned.
  5.  Seventy percent (70%) of the score for the school winners will be determine from the following criteria for judging:
    • COSTUME – 25% – how similar the costume is to the original character and to the reference photo submitted.
    • REALISM – 25% – how realistic the portrayal of the character is.
    • ENGAGEMENT – 25% – how engaging the character is with the people at the event and with other characters.
    • DIFFICULTY – 25% – how difficult the chosen character is.
  6. Thirty percent (30%) of the score for the school winners will be determined by the number of votes for the school as measured by their attendance during the event.
  7. These criteria is applicable not only on stage but also off the stage.
  8. The total for each school entry will be added up and will form the total score for the school.

Fantasm Inter-School Winners

There will be a total of 4 winners.

  1. Fantasm Inter-School Cosplay Award: highest total school score..
  2. 1st Runner-Up: 2nd highest total school score.
  3. 2nd Runner-up: 3rd highest total school score.
  4. Best Cosplayer: The cosplayer with the highest score and voted by the majority of the judges.  This may mean that he is not necessarily the highest but he was acknowledge as worthy to be the winner based on the criteria for the competition.  To confirm the winner the judge uncharged of that criteria must confirmed and seek the approval of the majority of the judges.
  5. Decision of the Judges is final and irrevocable.


*** Rules are subject to change without prior notice ***
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Fantasm Cosplay Challenge begins at Robinsons Malolos

This year Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) and Red Cloud Interactive will focus on Fantasm Cosplay Challenge.  It will be a multi-leg event which begins at Robinsons Place Malolos on July 31.  This event is in partnership with Robinsons Malolos.  The competition competition focuses on the realism of the cosplay.  It gives award to Engagement, Difficulty, Costume, and Realism.  The overall winner will receive the Fantasm Award.


All of the winners will advance to compete in the finals at Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2017.  We are inviting cosplayers to join this unique competition and accept the challenge.  You do not need to be perfect but you need to make your cosplay as real as possible and impress the judges.

Register below and be part of the launching of Fantasm Cosplay Challenge at Robinsons Place Malolos on July 31.

Fantasm Cosplay Challenge Online Registration is closed

There will be an on-site registration on the event starting 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Join the discussion on the official Facebook Event Page.


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Star Dome Cosplay Encore 2016 at Star City

Star Dome, the first ever 360 degree holographic show in the country together with Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) and Red Cloud Interactive brings back cosplay in Star City. STAR DOME Cosplay Encore 2016 will bring the very unique cosplay competition “Fantasm Cosplay” once more.  The competition highlights the realism of cosplay in the competition and it does not matter whether you are male or female, mecha or cloth or any other distinction just do your best and make your cosplay come to life.

Online registration is now open at  Those who register online will get a chance to win Ride-All-You-Can tickets for May 2016 and 4 lucky winners will get 2 tickets each.  For those who want to watch and ccosplay but does not want to join the competition you can also register online at

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Entrance fee will only be Php150 and it includes Star City entrance, 3 regular Star City rides and entrance to Star Dome.  All attendees will get a chance to win FREE SPECIAL PASS to Spinning Manila JPop LIVE! 2016 Concert featuring Joe Inoue, Diana Garnet and The Beatmotors.

Cosplayers will compete for the title of Fantasm Award (Php3,000), DIfficulty Award (Php2,000), Realism Award  (Php2,000), Costume Award  (Php2,000), and Engagement Award  (Php2,000).  There will also be a special award for the Best Child Cosplayer  (Php1,000).  All winners except for Best Child will also get 1 Ride-All-You-Can ticket from Star Dome.

Ma-i-Pinoy-MangaNaruto Cosplayers PH will also be promoting their advocacy manga, “Ma-i” published by CSM Publishing under Kawangis Komiks.  100 copies of Book 1 of Ma-i will be distributed for free during the event for the first 100 attendees.  You can also buy copies of the series from Book 1 to Book 5 during the event.  Ma-i is the first ever manga series which talks about our culture and folklore.

Besides the cosplay competition, the event also brings Star Dome Music Festival which features Japanese Idol Cover groups and dancers including Borealis, Vs Project, Ivy! Musume and Twinkle.  Be captivated with the solo performance of Elaine Lachica.

Aishteru Anime will be the official organizational partner of the event together with Cosplay Against Bullying.

Media partners for the event includes Blue Pirate Channel, The Cosplay and Anime Cafe,, OtakuPlay, and Reverie Wonderland.

For more information on the event please visit

See you on February 13!

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