With Two Big Cosplay Events and a Cosplay 101 Panel planned at Insomnia Gaming Festival
this 18-21 April, there's a lot to check out. (Buy Your Tickets HERE
i51 Cosparade @ Friday 7pm, Main Stage
- A casual non-judged event that will allow everyone and anyone to enter. We invite everyone to come along with you, the audience choosing which costumes deserve prizes; so cheer and shout as we have over £100 worth of gaming and ticket prizes to give away!
Cosplay 101; Cosplay for Begineers@ Saturday 3pm, Panels Room
- Our special cosplay guests and members of our team host a talk and Q&A on cosplay. Everything you need to know to learn more about cosplay and how to do it.
i51 Cosplay Championship @ Saturday 5:30pm, Main Stage
- £150 first-prize and event tickets up for grabs; it's all at stake here. You can go read more on the rules and pre-signup HERE
and you can submit a pre-signup for your cosplay by emailing email@example.com
(or signup at the cosplay desk on the day which is in the Cosplay Zone). Winners determined by our special guest judges (See below).
Cosplay Star Guests
There will be three special cosplay guests at this Insomnia; Yuka Cosplay
, Ms Luna Cosplay
and Ryun Stark Cosplay
Ryun Stark Cosplay
Recently appearing on This Morning on ITV1, Ryun is a rising star in the cosplay world having only started cosplaying last year. Already he has won many competitions and awards including the cosplay masquerade first places at 2.8 hours later, Play Expo, Doki Doki Festival and several more.
Ms. Luna Cosplay
Yuka has been cosplaying for over 10 years and has represented the UK in two international cosplay competitions: The European Cosplay Gathering in 2012 and the World Cosplay Summit in 2013. She often judges cosplay competitions and hosts panels about the hobby.
Yuka is also very involved in the gaming community. She hosts the League of Legends tournaments at MCM London ComicCon, and she is a regular guest on Team Dignitas's weekly Twitch stream on ReadyUpTV. She has also worked in the games industry, notably for Rockstar Games, Sony and for indie game company Locked Door Puzzle.
Even More Reasons to Go This Weekend...
Ms Luna - started out just over a year ago and has already become a well-known figure in the cosplay community. She loves to cosplay her favourite comic and game characters and attends many of the major conventions across the UK; it is a big part of her life.
She is most well known for her Ms Marvel Cosplay.
She also loves games, going out and dancing - she will be especially looking forward to showing off her dancing moves at the rave.
You can check out her facebook fanpage at http://www.facebook.com/MsLunaMoon
- A weekend long gaming festival!
- Retro gaming, table-top / TCG stuff, esports tournaments, 3000+ person LAn and more!
- Cosplay Star Guests and Cosplay Contest. Guest star Q&A panel (on at Friday 4pm ) and workshops!
- With a BYOC ticket you can bring your own PC or console and join in the 3000+ person LAN, joining in casual tournaments, making friends, and gaming in-between events.
- Also a mega social event, with drinking and socialising on the evenings, 24 hour gaming and food delivered to your desk
Buy Your Tickets HERE