CosStage, supported by TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017, is making its return to CharaExpo 2017!

Show us your best cosplays and stand a chance to win this year’s top prize: an exclusive, all-expenses paid invitation to the Cosplay Collection Night at TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017 in September!


25 May 201716 July 2017, 11:59 pm (Singapore Time)


1st Place: Invitation to TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017 Cosplay Collection Night (Airfare and lodging included)

More prizes to be announced soon!


Please provide the following via the form – Click Here

• Name 
• Nationality (Only Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents may participate in this contest) 
• Age 
• Gender 
• 3 of your best cosplay photographs portraying different characters 
• What characters your cosplays were of, as well as which title they originated from

*Please refer to the Rules & Regulations section below for more details.


The top five finalists will be selected by the CharaExpo CosStage panel and invited to the final round of CosStage held during CharaExpo 2017.


The finalists will participate in the final round of CosStage at CharaExpo 2017 on 9th September 2017, using the costume of a game character. Finalists will be given 1-2 minutes on stage for a short performance.


To be announced at a later date!

    Rules & Regulations

  • By participating in CosStage, you hereby acknowledge and agree to follow all the rules and regulations stated.
  • Only Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents may participate in this contest.
  • CosStage finalists will be provided free entry to CharaExpo 2017 on both 9th and 10th September 2017.
  • Participants will only be allowed to cosplay characters from games of any genre (video games of any platform, trading card game, game adaptations of other media etc). Any other cosplay that does not apply to this requirement will be disqualified.
  • Finalists are given 1 minute minimum and 2 minutes maximum to perform a skit/catwalk during the performance. Only a microphone will be provided, there will be no other audio-visual aids.
  • Participants are responsible for their props at all times. Any sharp and pyrotechnic costume props are not allowed. Props which are deemed to be able to cause extreme mess, or damage/harm to the other participants, convention attendees, staff, stage or surroundings are also not allowed.
  • Costumes that reveal private parts or nudity will also be disqualified.
  • For any inquiries, kindly email us at

Terms & Conditions

  • Event prizes will be awarded to the winners within 30 working days after the event (subject to changes).
  • All participants are responsible for their own costs and expenses (including creation of costume and travel expenses incurred to CharaExpo 2017).
  • CharaExpo Committee reserves the right to use the photographs submitted by the applicants for the purpose of promoting CharaExpo 2017 CosStage across multiple media and platforms.
  • CharaExpo Committee reserves the right to amend, cancel, edit or postpone the event at its own discretion without any prior announcement or notification.

Interested To Exhibit With Us? 

Contact for more information!