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ECG Season 6: the finals

Like every year, the European Cosplay Gathering is meeting you at Japan Expo for the big finals: the best European cosplayers selected all through the year in 13 countries brought together on stage for an outstanding show!

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BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment is sponsor of the ECG Season 6 finals.

In July 2011, the European Cosplay Gathering, ECG for short, went through the finals of its first edition at Japan Expo. Since July 2015, this big European cosplay contest is back on track for its Season 6, touring Europe event after event to find the cosplayers who will take part in the finals set at Japan Expo in July 2016. For Season 6, two new countries are joining the event: Finland and Romania.

3 or 4 entrants – 1 in the solo category and 2 or 3 in the group category – are chosen in each of the following 13 countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, and UK.

The ECG allows the entrants to perform on the biggest cosplay stage in Europe, the Ichigô stage at Japan Expo, in front of 15,000 people who come to admire, support and cheer them. More than a mere cosplay show, the ECG finals are a masterpiece!

Attention! Videos and streaming are fordibben during the ECG finals. You can still take photos during this event. This restriction only concerns the ECG finals and not the other cosplay events of the festival.

All the videos will be online on ECG's YouTube channel on July 13.


2015-2016 European tour

France: Japan Expo 16th Impact
July 2-5, 2015 at Paris-Nord Villepinte - www.japan-expo-paris.com

  • Solo: Koni as the Death Knight in World of Warcraft
  • Group: Shibeez & Milou in costumes from the comics De Capes et de Crocs

Sept. 24-27, 2015, Birmingham - www.egx.net

  • Solo: Clockwork Dandy Noodles in a costume from Warhammer Fantasy Battle
  • Group: Kenny Cosplay Stuff & Kerry Cosplay in costumes from League of Legends

Poland: Japanicon
Oct. 10-11, 2015, Poznań - japanicon6.miohi.pl

  • Solo: Kairi in a costume from WildStar
  • Group: Kayo Corner & The VU in costumes from The Witcher 3

Italy: Lucca Comics & Games
Oct. 29-Nov. 1st, 2015, Lucca - www.luccacomicsandgames.com

  • Solo: Leon Chiro in a costume from SoulCalibur 5
  • Group: Nadiask, Mogu & Martychan in Disney designer doll costumes

Spain: Salon Del Manga Barcelona
Oct. 29-Nov. 1st, 2015, Barcelona - www.ficomic.com

  • Solo: Limnauth as Cinderella
  • Group: Taku, Astron & Kali in costumes from The Witcher 3

Finland: Desucon Frostbite
Jan. 15-17, 2016, Lahti - desucon.fi

  • Solo: AG Cosplay in a costume from Le Bossu de Notre-Dame
  • Group: Elina cosplay & Majo cosplay in costumes from Dragon Age II

Germany: Leipzig Buchmesse
March 17-20, 2016, Leipzig - www.leipziger-buchmesse.de

  • Solo: Frozenprinz in a costume from The Hobbit
  • Group: Tsubasa, Hiku & Taro in costumes from Captain America 2

Denmark: J-popcon
March 18-20 mars 2016, Copenhagen - www.j-popcon.dk

  • Solo: Samie in a costume from Disney Villains Doll Collection
  • Group: Mirazie, Chikara & Zuum in costumes from Cinderella

Switzerland: Polymanga
March 25-28, 2016, Montreux - www.polymanga.com

  • Solo: Shiro in a costume from Final Fantasy XIII-2
  • Group: Chech & Kaali in costumes from Chrno Crusade

Belgium: FACTS
April 2-3, 2016, Ghent - www.facts.be

  • Solo: Nomel in a costume from The Archiver
  • Group: Mayumi & Lilou in costumes from Love Live!

Romania: East European Comic Con
May 13-15, 2016, Bucharest - comic-con.ro  

  • Solo: Miss Rae in a costume from Skyrim
  • Group: Keiko-Z & T-T-F in costumes from The Witcher 3

Netherland: Animecon
June 10-12, 2016, The Hague - www.animecon.nl

  • Solo: Syrupcookie in a costume from Monster Hunter
  • Group: Ilunaneko & Moekke in costumes from Alice Madness Returns

Portugal: Anicomics
June 18-19, 2016, Lisboa - anicomics-lisboa.net

  • Solo: Karol S. Farron dans un costume de Sakizou
  • Group: Muffin, Ladybug & Unik.mir in costumes from Sweeney Todd

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