The World Cosplay Summit USA 2021 Video Finals at Anime Expo Lite will be presented this year by Arda Wigs and hosted by Yaya Han!

We’re joined by an incredible panel of Judges – GarnetHart Costumiers from USA, Hoku Props from USA, Mistvein from Belgium, Panterona Cosplay from Trinidad and Tobago, and Rescue the Princess from Japan!

We’re thrilled to announce that each participating team will be receiving a prize package which includes gift certificates from presenting sponsor Arda Wigs and kimono importer and educator Tangerine Mountain Imports and Design.

WCS Team USA 2021 will receive these prize packages as well as a $350 gift certificate, Team 2021 Jackets, a special day tour in Japan from Arda Wigs, a head to toe Kimono dressing package from Tangerine Mountain Imports, and flights to Nagoya, Japan to participate as WCS Alumni at World Cosplay Summit 2022 with more prizes coming soon!

After their selection, WCS Team USA 2021 will represent the United States in an all-new WCS Craftsmanship and Video Championship taking place August 7 and 8, 2021, and will be streamed around the world!

To catch the selection of WCS Team USA don’t forget to get your ticket and join us July 3-4, 2021 at Anime Expo Lite!

Anime Expo Lite 2021 will stream via Tixr July 3-4, with additional content available via VOD July 5-16. All proceeds will benefit the commUNITY Action Fund by Hate Is A Virus.

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