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Cosplay Events at MadFest Melbourne

Your one-stop shop for all cosplay events across the MadFest weekend!

With so much cosplay on offer at MadFest Melbourne, we thought we’d break down what events are on across the weekend so that you don’t have to miss a second of it!

Community Cosplay Parade

The Madman Community Cosplay Parade is an all-ages cosplay event; and a great opportunity for those that want to dress as their favourite character and have some fun on stage – and you are able to sign up on the day.

The Madfest Melbourne Community Cosplay Parade will take place on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16.

Cosplay Masquerade

The Madman Anime Festival Cosplay Masquerade is an amateur cosplay competition open to anyone who wants to show off their cosplay on stage with or without a planned skit!  Awards will be given for best cosplay, best costume, best skit, best group, and judges choice.

For more information and how to enter, visit here.

The Madfest Melbourne Cosplay Masquerade will take place on Saturday, September 15.

Madman National Cosplay Championship (MNCC)

The MNCC searches for the best cosplayers in the categories of Japanese anime, manga, video games and other Japanese sub-cultures.  The 10th annual Madman National Cosplay Championship is going to be massive! After preliminary rounds in Perth and Brisbane, the search for Australia’s top cosplayer ends here at the Grand Final event in Melbourne!

For more information and how to enter, visit here.

The MNCC will take place on Sunday, September 16.

Cosplay Gatherings and Meet-Ups

Perfect for those that want to meet up with fans from the same fandoms! Fans can unite and pose for photos, and may include some special guest appearances!

More information and event details can be found here.

Lumin’s Cosplay Workshop

Want to brush up on your cosplay skills? Join celebrity cosplayers Vera Chimera, Floksy Locksy, Lilla Bee Cosplay, Artemis Costuming and Vamprea in a series of masterclass panels designed to inform, inspire and ignite your creativity and skills!

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