We announce the winners of our Cosplay Contest
At last, after much debate and throwing of things, we can announce the winners of our cosplay context from last month’s Expo. The three winners in each category, pictured here, each receive a Tales of Vesperia: First Strike DVD/Blu-ray combo pack, a Ninja Scroll Blu-ray, and a Hetalia AxisPowers/World Series Complete Collection.
Best Female: Steph Bennet (Drybrook, Gloucestershire) as Nightroad/ Augusta Vradica from Trinity Blood.
Runners up in this category, receiving a Ninja Scroll Blu-ray disc and a Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood OVA set, include Rebecca Western (Gloucester), for her Avacyn 'Angel of Hope', Shilpa Panchal (Coventry) for Lady Mechanika ‘Steampunk’, and Sally ‘Nightmare before Christmas’ Alice
Best Group: Bub & Bob from 'Bubble Bobble',played by Kirsty and Meg Atwill of Bristol. Runners up in this category include groups playing the entire Scooby gang, Pyramid Head and the Nurses from Silent Hill. Ninja Scroll and FMA OVAs on their ways to you.
Best Male: Alan Hockham (Harlow) as Reala from NiGHTS into Dreams. Runners up, were James Tooley (Coventry) as Ichigo Kurosaki, Wirat Johannseen (Bergen, Norway) as Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy, and Leigh Stevens (Hatfield) as Bucky from Winter Soldier.
Thanks to everybody for taking part, and for those of you who fancy a bash yourselves, check out our history of cosplay and guide to the do’s and don’ts. See you at the next Expo?