DESTINATION COSPLAY

Introducing Anime NYC’s newest show feature, Destination Cosplay! If you’re a cosplayer, or if you love and appreciate cosplay, then Destination Cosplay is where you want to be, what you want to see, and how you want to enjoy your Anime NYC!

Whether you’re a total beginner, somewhat experienced, a full-blown award-winning professional cosplayer, or just love people watching amazing cosplayers, there’s something for you at Destination Cosplay.

COSPLAY MASQUERADE

Saturday | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Main Stage

Anime NYC’s Masquerade is THE can’t-miss event of the weekend! Watch incredible performers take the Main Stage in their biggest and brightest anime-themed cosplay. Be dazzled and amazed as they move to the music and entertain you with their wackiest and most spot-on impressions and poses! Our contestants will be competing for fabulous prizes and awards, and of course fame, honor, and glory!

MASQUERADE HOST, DJ, AND JUDGES


MASQUERADE HOST
Mikal Mosley[ Website| Instagram | Twitter ]


MASQUERADE DJ
DJ Taylor Senpai[ Facebook | Instagram ]


MASQUERADE JUDGE
Kia Sangria[ Instagram | Facebook
Twitter | YouTube ]


MASQUERADE JUDGE
Magnus Rose[ Facebook | Instagram ]

MASQUERADE SPONSORS

Our contestants will receive fabulous prizes from the below sponsors:

Cosplay Masquerade Details for Contestants

COSPLAY MEETUPS

All weekend long | River Pavilion (Level 4)

Want to meet with other cosplayers? Then don’t miss an awesome Cosplay Meetup with fellow fans of the same anime/series! This year’s meetups include fan gatherings for Attack on Titan, Mobile Suit: GUNDAM, Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball, Sk8 the Infinity, Squid Game, and more! Head to our official photoshoot area – the River Pavilion. This is a large glass-enclosed atrium at the top of the fourth floor of the Javits Center. Make a friend, and strike a pose!

Check out our Cosplay Meetup Schedule

COSPLAY REPAIR AND CHANGING

All weekend long | River Pavilion (Level 4)

If you’ve snagged a seam in your spandex or lost a gem from your crown, Cosplay ER and CosCom Cosplay Supplies are here to help. Join Dr. Kevin and the Cosplay ER team, alongside the team from CosCom Cosplay Supplies, at their top-of-the-line Cosplay Repair Station, and all for free!

Need a quick costume change? Then head to our Cosplay Changing area and freshen up! 3 changing stalls are available for fans.