26 Jun '11, 3pm

Pictures: 10th Cosfest sees 13,000 participants

Annual Cosfest cosplay convention. -- ST PHOTO: TED CHEN A YEAR ago, accountancy student Huang Yan Qi started out sharpening her photography skills on cosplayers, who dress up and role-play characters from Japanese games, manga and anime series. Soon, she took up the hobby as well, playing characters from popular games. On Sunday, Ms Huang and her partner Mr Ng Jie Xian, both 21, dressed up as the protagonist and villain from online multi-player game Dragon Nest to win the World Cosplay Summit Singapore, part of the annual Cosfest cosplay convention. Their performance, featuring puppetry and a swordfight, beat two other Singapore pairs in the final and the pair are on their way to the World Cosplay Summit in Japan in August. Ms Huang and Mr Ng were among some 13,000 participants and spectators at the two-day event over the weekend at Downtown East in Pasir Ris. The 10th Co...

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